This is an MCQ-based quiz for GRE on the topic of Phonemes, Morphemes, & Phrases.
Phonemes are the smallest unit of language that create sound, Morpheme refers to the smallest unit of language that carries meaning, and A phrase is a small group of words that communicates a concept but isn't a full sentence.
Which of the following is best defined as the smallest unit of language that carries meaning?
A gorilla which has learned a limited form of sign language gains the attention of its trainer and signs the incomplete sentence "treat, bring now." This is most closely an example of which of the following?
Which of the following words contains an example of a cranberry morpheme?
The addition of a string of phonologically absent symbols onto a word creates which of the following?
Which of the following is not an example of a inflectional morpheme?
Which of the following is not an example of a derivative morpheme?
Which of the following pairs of words best illustrates the definition of an allomorph?
Telegraphic speech, where morphemic usage is limited to very short usage, is commonly seen in adults as a symptom of which of the following?
Which of the following correctly mirrors the types of inflectional morphemes below: Possessive. . . Superlative. . . Past Tense. . . Past Participle
One generally agreed-upon difference between phonemes and morphemes is best described by which of the following?