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5 Written questions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. these are opposites which are mutually exclusive, e.g. male/female. These are ungradable so can't be used with 'very'.
  2. The attribute or aspect of the whole replaces the whole eg The doctor's came to see the APPENDIX in bed three.
  3. 'finger' is a __________of 'hand' because a finger is part of a hand
  4. a word that has the same or very similar meaning to another word.
  5. refers to the case when a word has more than one related meaning, for example: foot (part of the body) and foot of the mountain.

5 True/False questions

  1. SuperordinateA word which is more generic than a given word or words. For example: transport is the ___________ of train, bus, taxi, tram, etc...

          

  2. Homonymsthe 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.

          

  3. lexical setrefers to the case when a word has more than one related meaning, for example: foot (part of the body) and foot of the mountain.

          

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

          

  5. 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.