Past Papers The Structure of English [Introduction to Linguistic]


Subject: Introduction to Linguistic-IV (The Structure of English)

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 correct option, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (10)

1. Every sentence consists of one or more
a) Phrases b) lexemes c) clauses
2. The word ‘Notebook’ is a
a) Phrase b) function word c) compound word
3. Which is the third person plural?
a) I b) you c)They
4. An affix that is attached to beginnings of a stem is called
a) Suffix b) Derivations c) Prefix
5. Morphology deals with the internal structure of
a) Sentences b) Phrases c) Words
6. Morphology is a sub discipline of
a) Pragmatics b) Linguistics c) Semantics
7. Prepositions belong to a class of words namely
a) Open b) close c) complicated
8. A clause that can exist independently is called
a) Dependent clause b) subordinate clause c) independent clause
9. An Infixe is an affix inserted in a
a) Sentence b) clause c) Word
10. All languages of the world have.
a) Structure b) Infixes c) Circumfixes


Subject: Introduction to Linguistic-IV (The Structure of English)

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short details of each of them, each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: What are syntactic categories?

Q#2: What is a phrase, what are its major types?

Q#3: Differentiate between direct and indirect object. Give examples.

Q#4: What are allomorphs, give examples.


Part-III Give brief answers, each answer carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Define bound morphemes, write down their types with examples.

Q#2: What is compounding, write down different types of compounds.

Q#3: Define a sentence; discuss different types of sentences with examples