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Quiz | Semantics 1

The questions in this quiz are from The Study of Language (THIRD EDITION) book written by GEORGE YULE.

This quiz is not only for BSED majoring in English but also for everyone, especially YOU!. . .

It contains different questions about the topic mentioned above. So, jump right in, and enjoy the quiz!

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#1. the semantic role of the noun phrase used to identify the entity involved in or affected by the action of the verb in an event

#2. the semantic role of the noun phrase identifying the entity that is used to perform the action of the verb

#3. the semantic role of the noun phrase identifying the entity that has the feeling, perception or state described by the verb

#4. words in hyponymy that share the same superordinate

#5. the semantic role of the noun phrase identifying where an entity moves to

#6. the type of meaning that people might connect with the use of words

#7. the semantic role of the noun phrase identifying where an entity moves from

#8. the lexical relation in which two or more words have very closely related meanings

#9. the semantic role of the noun phrase identifying the one who performs the action of the verb in an event

#10. the most characteristic instance of a category

#11. the study of the meaning of words, phrases and sentences

#12. the semantic role of the noun phrase identifying where an entity is

#13. the lexical relation in which words have opposite meanings

#14. basic elements such as ‘human’, included as plus (+human) or minus (−human), used in an analysis of the components of word meaning

#15. the part played by a noun phrase, such as agent, in the event described by the sentence

#16. the basic components of meaning conveyed by the literal use of words

#17. the relationships of meaning, such as synonymy, between words

#18. the higher-level term in hyponymy

#19. the lexical relation in which the meaning of one word is included in the meaning of another

#20. words with opposite meanings along a scale (e.g. big– small)

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