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Suprasegmetal

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  • Q1
    What is suprasegmental?
    It refers to the grammatical structure of a sentence.
    It refers to the morphology of words.
    It refers to phonetic aspects of one single sound segment.
    It refers to phonetic aspects that extend over more than one sound segment.
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the function of suprasegmental features?
    To distinguish between different dialects.
    To change the meaning of a word.
    To indicate the grammatical category of a word.
    To convey additional information such as stress, intonation, and rhythm.
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of the following is an example of a suprasegmental feature?
    Verb
    Noun
    Intonation
    Consonant
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the purpose of stress as a suprasegmental feature?
    To indicate the importance of a certain word or syllable within a sentence.
    To distinguish between different vowel sounds.
    To convey the rising or falling pitch of a sentence.
    To indicate the grammatical tense of a verb.
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the role of rhythm in suprasegmental features?
    To convey the grammatical category of a word.
    To create patterns of stressed and unstressed syllables within words and phrases.
    To indicate the pitch pattern of a sentence.
    To distinguish between different vowel or consonant sounds.
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the main unit of analysis in suprasegmental phonology?
    The phoneme
    The syllable
    The sentence
    The word
    30s
  • Q7
    How does suprasegmental information affect the meaning of a language?
    It does not affect the meaning of a language.
    It can alter the pronunciation of consonants and vowels.
    It only affects the spoken, but not the written, form of a language.
    It can convey additional information beyond the literal meaning of the words.
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the difference between tone and intonation as suprasegmental features?
    Tone refers to the duration of individual syllables, while intonation refers to the pitch pattern of whole phrases or sentences.
    Tone and intonation are two different terms for the same suprasegmental feature.
    Tone refers to the pitch of individual syllables, while intonation refers to the pitch pattern of whole phrases or sentences.
    Tone refers to the loudness of individual syllables, while intonation refers to the loudness of whole phrases or sentences.
    30s

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