Limba si Literatura Romana an III


Test Autoevaluare: Limba Engleza contemporana. - Sem 2 - 2009-2010 (738)
Test adaugat de :dragomirangela

1 ) (7 - MULTI SELECT) (3 ai ales : )
   A constative sentence:
  • 1. is used to report something
  • 2. is used to state something
  • 3. is used to describe a pre-existent state of affairs
2 ) (14 - MULTI SELECT) (2 ai ales : )
   Constatives are primary performatives having the illocutionary force of:
  • 1. questions
  • 2. statements
  • 3. imperatives
3 ) (8 - MULTI SELECT) (3 ai ales : )
   A performative sentence:
  • 1. is used to convey information about something
  • 2. is used to describe a pre-existent state of affairs
  • 3. is used to do something
4 ) (102 - MULTI SELECT) (3 ai ales : )
   Decide on the illocutionary force of the following sentence: Don’t drink too much!
  • 1. warning
  • 2. suggestion
  • 3. order
5 ) (6 - MULTI SELECT) (1 ai ales : )
   In his Theory of Speech Acts Austin distinguishes between:
  • 1. constative utterances and performative utterances
  • 2. true utterances and false utterances
  • 3. felicity utterances and non-felicity utterances
6 ) (55 - MULTI SELECT) (3 ai ales : )
   A famous politician is being interviewed about a corruption scandal his name has been associated with. On hearing the question: ‘What happened to the money invested in that company? Where is it?’ he answers: ‘As you probably know, I have been in politics for over
20 years and I have never been suspected of anything so therefore I would like to ask you what would you say if well, I certainly have been attacked on a number of occasions and still as you can see I’m going to get more involved in… etc… etc… What maxims does his
utterance flout?
  • 1. quantity and quality
  • 2. relation and quality
  • 3. relation and manner
7 ) (44 - MULTI SELECT) (2 ai ales : )
   The sentence It’s cold in here conversationally implicates:
  • 1. where is my sweater?
  • 2. close the window!
  • 3. I’m comfortable in here
8 ) (24 - MULTI SELECT) (3 ai ales : )
   The predicative metaphor in John is a gorilla is interpreted as:
  • 1. John is playful and kidding
  • 2. John is big and hairy
  • 3. John is fierce and nasty
9 ) (77 - MULTI SELECT) (2 ai ales : )
   Which of the following is not considered a presupposition carrier?
  • 1. iteratives
  • 2. proper names
  • 3. cleft constructions
10 ) (74 - MULTI SELECT) (2 ai ales : )
   What maxim does the following utterance flout: It’s so easy to learn German. A piece of cake…
  • 1. quantity
  • 2. quality
  • 3. manner
11 ) (36 - MULTI SELECT) (2 ai ales : )
   In I filled up the tank with petrol today, today refers to:
  • 1. an unspecified moment of that day, which is not expired
  • 2. an unspecified moment of that day, which is expired
  • 3. the whole day of today
12 ) (39 - MULTI SELECT) (2 ai ales : )
   The advertisement In cordless technology we have the lead purposefully flouts:
  • 1. the maxim of Quantity
  • 2. the maxim of Manner
  • 3. the maxim of Relevance
13 ) (41 - MULTI SELECT) (1 ai ales : )
   The following metaphor Money does not grow on trees but it blossoms at out branches flouts:
  • 1. the maxim of Quality
  • 2. the maxim of Relevance
  • 3. the maxim of Manner
14 ) (97 - MULTI SELECT) (1 ai ales : )
   Which of the following is not a presupposition of the utterance I stopped jogging after a visit to the doctor.
  • 1. jogging is good for health
  • 2. I used to jog before that visit
  • 3. the doctor exist
15 ) (30 - MULTI SELECT) (2 ai ales : )
   In the sentence You can jump in the lake, you is used:
  • 1. deictically
  • 2. non-deictically
  • 3. referentially

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