*Exemplary Midterm!* These questions are just like the those in the Midterm; treat this like a Mock Midterm Exam (LINA01)

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Chandan Narayan

MOCK MID-TERM EXAM (LINA01H3) - NOTE: For the bolded terms in some questions, I tried to give alternative words he may use for that question instead. Try answering each question by subbing in the bolded term for the other terms listed in the square brackets. I True/False: Please indicate whether the following statements are “true” or “False” by circling your response (10 pts) 1. When we speak, we don’t pronounce phonemes, rather we pronounce allophones 2. The “Wug test” examined children’s morphological skills a. [phonetic/phonological/syntactical] 3. Affricates require a sealed constriction in the oral tract a. [nasal] 4. Fricatives require a raised velum. a. [lowered] 5. Schwas occur in stressed syllables a. [unstressed] 6. Canadian raising occurs only before voiceless stops a. [voiced] 7. Whether any two particular segments contrast with each other is not universal to all languages 8. The word pumpkin ends with an inflectional suffix 9. Phonology is the study of the mental reality of speech sounds 10. Nasal stops are obstruents a. [sonorants/continuants/non-continuants] II. Multiple Choice. Circle the correct answer. There is only one correct answer per question (10 pts) 11. Which sound can be produced with a lowered velum? a. [m] b. [i] c. [b] d. [t] 12. Which sound cannot be produced with abducted vocal folds? a. [ej] b. [r] c. [l] d. [b] e. [s] 13. Four of the following five sounds share a phonetic characteristic: [w], [l], [r], [z] and [j]. Identify the distinctive characteristic a. Obstruents b. Sonorants c. Fricatives d. Affricates e. Voiceless consonants 14. What is the most specific natural class from the below that can be used to describe fricatives, affricates and oral stops? a. Obstruents b. Sonorants c. Continuants d. Non-continuants e. Consonants 15. If were were to apply the phonetic process of epenthesis to the imaginery word [ejtaj], which one of the following would result? a. [ejajt] b. [ejt] c. [ejejajt] d. [ejtajaj] e. [ej] 16. Many vowels in Canadian English tend to be reduced when they are: a. Stressed b. Brief c. Unstressed
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