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Basic MCQs of linguistics: Introduction to Linguistics

Get free access to Multiple Choice Questions on Linguistics. In this blog post, we have sorted Basic MCQs of linguistics. These Linguistics MCQs are very important for college exams, university-level exams, other competitive exams.

In this post, you will get 30 MCQs. This is set 2. You can also set 1 of MCQs for which link is given below

Set 1: Applied Linguistics MCQs

Set 2: Basic MCQs of linguistics with answers

1. Speech sounds are classified according to their places and manners of articulation.

 True

 False

2. Vowels are produced with low obstruction in the airflow.

 True

 False

3. Vowels and consonants are classified based on nasalization.

 True

 False

4. The same sound in different languages is produced with different places of articulation.

 True

 False

5. /k/ is a voiceless sound.

 True

 False

6. A vowel sound is the nucleus of a syllable.

 True

 False

7. Diphthongs are a kind of consonant.

 True

 False

8. /i/ is a front vowel.

 True

 False

9. Which one of the following is not a place of articulation?

 Palatal

 Labial

 Glottal

 plosive

10. The most active speech organ in the production of speech sounds is,

 Teeth

 Palate

 Tongue

 Ear

11. CCCC is not a possible syllable pattern.

 True

 False

12. Bound morphemes can occur only if attached to some other morpheme(s).

 True

 False

13. Compounding is a derivational process.

 True

 False

14. Phonology is the study of word formations in a language.

 True

 False

15. A morpheme is the smallest meaningful unit of a language.

 True

 False

16. A suffix is the root of the word.

 True

 False

 17. ‘Blackbird’ is a compound word.

 True

 False

18. The plural morpheme –s in English is a suffix.

 True

 False

19. What is the syllable structure of the word string?

 CVCVC

 CCCVCC

 CCCVC

 CVCCC

20. Which one of the following is a principle?

 Every sentence must have a subject

 All languages have gender agreement

 All speech sounds are nasals

 All languages must have aspirated sounds

21. The most important part of a sentence is a ____.

 Noun

 Verb

 Subject

 None of the above

22. Person, number and gender are together termed as ___ features.

 morphological

 syntactic

 phi

 phonological features

23. The element of a sentence that agrees with a verb is a ____.

 Subject

 Predicate

 Noun

 Verb

24. Sanskrit has ___ gender forms.

 Two

 Three

 One

 Four

25. The object of a preposition is ___.

 Noun

 Verb

 Adverb

 Adjective

26. Tense does not take part in agreement.

 True

 False

27. The only instance where a noun does not agree with the verb is when the postposition occurs after the noun.

 True

 False

28. Elements of functional category are visible in a sentence.

 True

 False

29. While writing a sentence, gloss is word-by-word description of the original sentence.

 True

 False

30. Agreement is a principle phenomenon in any language.

 True

 False

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