Filling Blank Questions:
1. in English is marked by words such as not, never, no, etc.
2. such as –n‟t, un–, non–, etc.
3. She left, didn‟t she? Underlined is called _____
4. “They were unimpressed, weren‟t they?” when negation fails to make the entire clause negative,
the negation is said to be_________
5. Clausal negation is dependant on a verb is_____
6. Some words or expressions prefer in positive clauses and others prefer in negative clauses, this
is called _______
7. Word like “any” that can occur in either negative polarity clauses or in interrogative clauses, but
not in positive declaratives, are called ________
8. Clauses that typically occur within larger clauses are called__________
9. subordinate clauses are introduced by _____
10. With exclamative main clauses& sentence begin with “what” or “how” is called __________
11. Aclause typically modify nouns or nominals is called _____
12. House is ___; gap is _____
13. Relative clauses that use relative pronouns to refer back to the noun they are modifying are
called ____; Relative clauses that instead contain a gap are called_______.
e.g.: The man who I met…/ The man (that) I met __
14. Among the non-wh relative clauses, we have ( ) relative and ( ) relative
15. The relative clause is used to help identify the noun being modified______; offering extra
information that is not needed to identify the noun is called ____.
e.g. : I‟m looking for the person who runs the café. / Bill, who I just saw last week, is visiting in
16. “I‟ll visit whoever you want to visit.” Relativised elements of relative clauses (obj of relative
clause) are fused together with the noun being modified (main clause‟s obj; fused with relative
pronoun) is called _____ 17. Comparing requires a special type of subordinate clause called a ___
e.g.: They are taller than I am.
18. Ed wants [to kiss a walrus], Ed is the ( ) subject of wants & ( ) subject of kiss
19. ( ) = the understood subject is determined by something in the higher clause (i.e. an
antecedent): e.g. Sb promise to do sth / Sb promise sb to do sth
20. ( ) = the understood subject is known due to context (e.g.: It is …(sth) to ….)
21. ( ) is semantically related to the verb (or VP) in the matrix clause; ( ) only