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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. extension
  2. allomorph
  3. inflectional morpheme
  4. superlative (adjective/adverb)
  5. semantics
  1. a variant of a single morpheme that has a different sound but same meaning (e.g. eaten, walked - both past suffixes denote the past tense)
  2. b the study of the meaning of words, sentences, and other language forms
  3. c degree expressed for adjectives and adverbs by using "most" or {-est}
  4. d a morpheme used to create a variant form of a word in order to signal grammatical information (ex. -ed, as in walked)
  5. e the process by which the meaning of the word broadens to include more categories in its reference

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the negative or positive associations implied by a word
  2. a morpheme added to the beginning or ending of a word
  3. a morpheme that can stand alone as a word (ex. act)
  4. the process by which a word degenerates, acquiring new connotations over time
  5. a morpheme that creates one word from another (ex. enrage, critical)

5 True/False questions

  1. past tense (verb)the form of the verb ending in {-en} and able to be used in the sentence "I have always _____ something."


  2. comparative (adjective/adverb)degree expressed for adjectives and adverbs by using "most" or {-est}


  3. ameliorate (amelioration)the process by which a word loses its negative connotations and acquires positive ones


  4. bound morphemea morpheme that can not stand alone as a word (ex. -en, -ed, pre-)


  5. possessive (noun)a grammatical feature enabling nouns and pronouns the express the difference between one or more than one (ex. {-s})