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5 Written questions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A word that is opposite in meaning to another one, for example: cold - hot.
  2. 'finger' is a __________of 'hand' because a finger is part of a hand
  3. these are opposites which are mutually exclusive, e.g. male/female. These are ungradable so can't be used with 'very'.
  4. the relationship between words represented by the formula X is a type of Y, as in a mango is a type of fruit. In this case, mango is a _________ of fruit.
  5. a group of related words (which are co-hyponyms - Thornbury), e.g. doctor, dentist, accountant

5 True/False questions

  1. converseswords which have different spelling but the same pron, e.g. won / one


  2. gradable antonymswords that are on a scale, e.g. hot, warm, cool, cold are on a scale of hotness and coldness. They can be 'very' 'fairly' etc.


  3. HomonymsWords that are written and pronounced the same, but have a different meaning, for example: bat (the animal) & bat ( the thing you use in cricket).


  4. multiple taxonomy/incompatiblessets of items, using one of which excludes the others in the set, (closed system) eg Monday, Tuesday etc (open-ended) vehicles: cars, bus, lorry, van etc


  5. homographswords which have different spelling but the same pron, e.g. won / one


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