English language terminology (AO1) quiz!

A quiz providing questions and answers about a range of topics covered in the AQA AS English language course, new spec :-)

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1. What is the correct name for a formation of a new word?

  • Neology
  • Portmanteau
  • Americanism
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2. Which is an example of a figurative language device?

  • Hyperbole
  • Short sentences
  • Repetition

3. What is semantic field?

  • Groups of words connected by a shared field of reference
  • Groups of words connected by grammar
  • Groups of words connected by meaning

4. What is phonology?

  • The study of sounds in a language
  • The study of variety in a language
  • The study of visual features in a language

5. What is aspect?

  • Another element that marks the time of an event
  • Something that describes whether an action will happen or is going to happen
  • Something that describes what an action is

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