Past Papers Phonetics and English Phonology [Introduction to Linguistic]


Subject: Introduction to Linguistics-II (Phonetics and English Phonology)

Time Allowed: 10 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting is not allowed.. (10)

1. Consonants uttered through a narrow place causing friction is.
a) Affricates b} fricatives
c) nasal d) plosives
2. bat and mat are examples of
a) allophones b) morphology
c) phoneme d) minimal pairs
3. two important parts of syllable are

a) stress and intonation b) coda and onset
c) pitch and tone d) phone and phoneme
4. Vowels usually are
a) Frictionless b) voiced
c) uttered with friction d) uttered with obstruction
5. Diphthongs and triphthongs belongs to
a) Stress b) intonation
c) vowels d) consonants
6. Biliabial sounds are produced by
a) Opening up two lips b) By joining two tips
c) Through lips and nose d) Through nose only
7. Nasalized sounds are produced.
a) Through nose and mouth b) Through mouth
c) Through nose only d) Through tongue and teeth
8. The phonatary system is made up of
a) Lungs b) Larynx
c) Wind pipe d) Mouth
9. The physical aspect of sound is called
a) Phonetics b) phonology
c) auditory phonetics d) physical sound system
10. There is one sound which is semi vowel that is
a) /D/ b) /V/
c) /Y/ d) /W/


Subject: Introduction to Linguistics-II (Phonetics and English Phonology)

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give Short answers, Each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: What are the pulmonic sounds

Q#2: What is phone and phoneme

Q#3: Write down the places of articulation

Q#4: What is stress and intonation?


Part-III Give Detailed answers, Each answer carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Write a note on manners of articulation.

Q#2: What do you know about phonology?

Q#3: What is phonetics and what it its importance?

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