1.In linguistics, it is a variety of language used for a particular purpose or in a particular social setting.

a. creole

b. dialect

c. register

d. archetype

2.It refers to a single, related chunk of lines in poetry which forms one particular faction in poetry.

a. setting

b. foot

c. stanza

d. rhythm

3.Still waters run (deep).

a. Preposition

b. Conjunction

c. Adverb

d. Adjective

4.It is a language developed by mixing the vocabulary and grammar of other languages.

a. creole

b. basilect

c. masolect

d. acrolect

5.It is an intermediate dialect or a variety of language lower than the high prestige acrolect.

a. masolect

b. creole

c. basilect

d. aclolect

6.As an art of creating dialogues, it further deals with the study of the methods of persuasion.

a. poetics

b. rhetoric

c. dialectics

d. semantics

7.It is a modern verse without any formal structure; without systematic regularity in rhythm and in rhyme.

a. nursery rhyme

b. free verse

c. blank verse

d. diamond verse

8.I t is a style in spoken English which requires private vocabulary and emphasis on intonation more than wording or grammar.

a. formal

b. informal

c. intimate

d. casual

9.In a traditional line of metered poetry, it is the rhythmical unit bearing the strong and weak syllables.

a. poetical foot

b. poetic line

c. meter

d. rhyme schme

10.It is a language style common among friends, that involves the usual use of ellipsis and slangs

a. casual

b. formal

c. Informal

d. intimate

11.’The flowers danced in the breeze’ is an example of which stylistic device?

a. simile

b. hyperbole

c. personification

d. metaphor

12.The water was so cold, I saw fish wearing jackets’ is an example of _____.

a. metaphor

b. hyperbole

c. simile

d. personification

13.The reference to a concept, a person or an object that has served as a prototype of its kind and is the original idea that has come to be used over and over again.

a. archetype

b. Intrusion

c. caesure

d. aphorism

14.It is evident in a literary piece through the use of words or phrases to create mental images for the reader.

a. palaplorism

b. Imagery

c. rhyme scheme

d. exposition

15.It examines oral and written texts in order to determine crucial characteristic linguistic properties, structure, and patterns influencing perception of the text.

a. stylistics

b. linguistics

c. literary criticism

d. semantics

16.It is the systematic study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and its modification.

a. stylistics

b. linguistics

c. morphology

d. phonetics

17.It is termed as an artistically motivated deviation.

a. literature

b. defamiliarization

c. foregroundiing

d. estrangement

18.It is a branch of linguistics that studies the nature and organization of the meanings conveyed by language.

a. phonology

b. semantics

c. morphology

d. phonetics

19.In clause syntax, it is anything that adds to the meaning of the subject or object.

a. object

b. complement

c. determiner

d. indirect object

20.It is phrase formed from the head, a preposition, followed by a noun phrase.

a. preposition phrase

b. noun phrase

c. adverb phrase

d. verb phrase

21.In what sphere do we use official style?

a. editorial (leading article)

b. establishment of norms

c. literary conversational style

d. fields of science

22.Are autobiographies related to official style?

a. yes

b. No



23.Find substyles of official style?

a. Poetry, Drama, Prose

b. Reviews, Annotationa, Thesis

c. Instructions, References

d. Reportage, Interview

24.what is the aim of communication in official style?

a. agreement b/w parties

b. intresting dialogue

c. exert influence public opinion

d. educate people

25.Which of them is not oxymoron:

a. open secret

b. Noisy silence

c. amazing street

d. virtual reality

26.Find oxymoron:

a. nasty blonde

b. adult childhood

c. painful suffering

d. dark blue

27.”I could sleep for a year”:

a. metaphor

b. hyperbole

c. metonymy

d. litotes

28.Repetition of several successive conjunctions:

a. polysyndeton

b. parallelism

c. pun

d. asyndeton

29.Which of them is not a characteristic feature of colloquial stylе:

a. idiomatic expression

b. informality

c. emotionless

d. ellipsis

30.what style does not require emotive words?

a. official document style

b. newspaper style

c. belles-lettres

d. scientific style

31.Colloquial style includes:

a. literary words

b. profanities

c. allegory

d. stylistic devices

32.what effect does the usage of colloquial style in books?

a. realistic

b. bookish

c. literary

d. authentic

33.Style of official documents

a. brief news

b. legal document

c. business document

d. advertisment

34.What is the main function of colloquial style?

a. communication

b. aesthetic function

c. producing function

d. rational cognition

35.What is the word “MATE” means?

a. friend

b. scientific word

c. kind of animal

d. tool

36.What is “TABOO”?

a. obscene word

b. fixed expressions

c. special words

d. scientific words

37.What is the main funcrion of official style?

a. public relations

b. aesthetic function

c. manipulative

d. communication

38.What does lexical mean?

a. morphology

b. vocabulary

c. grammar

d. tenses

39.What does contextual mean?

a. pragmatics

b. phonology

c. phonetics

d. semantics

40.simile and mataphor are similar in comparative sense?





41.Stylistic levels are used to analyse:

a. formal style

b. informal style

c. literary style

d. style

42.Hyperbole and exaggeration have similar meaning:

a. yes

b. NO



43.Bees buzz in the breeze’ is an example of which stylistic device?

a. alliteration

b. consonance

c. assonance

d. anomatoepoe

44.Which of the following is the smallest unit within a language system?

a. phoneme

b. morpheme

c. word

d. syntax

45.Which of the following definition is consistent with discourse?

a. beyond the level of sentence

b. put words togather

c. meaning

d. unit of speech

46.Which of the following was the first stage of modern psycholinguistics?

a. behaviorism

b. structuralism

c. functionalism

d. cognitive period

47.Who was the main contributor to the linguistic period?

a. Ferdinand de saussure

b. Pieget

c. Wundt

d. Chomsky

48.What is a lemma?

a. type of morpheme

b. type of phoneme

c. phonological representation

d. type of semantic

49.What is the correct name for a physical plan of movement of the vocal tract?

a. vocal map

b. vocal scheme

c. lemma

d. taciscope

50.stylistics is also a sub type of literary criticism?

a. yes

b. no

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