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ntrebarea nr. 85 Which of the following meanings can be rendered by an asymmetric use of AND?

conditional consecutive none of the three meanings above concessive any of the three meanings above ntrebarea nr. 86 Which of the following Nouns often co-occurs with an Infinitive Clause as Attribute? strawberry wish dust engine plaster ntrebarea nr. 90 Which of the following Subject-to-Object Raising triggers requires the removal of the raised NP from post-verbal position? know certify regard attest recognise ntrebarea nr. 92 Which of the following Complex Sentences contains a Subordinate Clause functioning as Sentence modifier? Leper, which is generally considered a disease of The Middle Ages, still claims victims even today. All the students who had not passed the exam were utterly disappointed. Democracy is often wrongly understood as ones liberty to put into practice whatever crazy idea may cross ones mind. The cars for sale which you can find in newspaper ads are not very expensive. The authorities in charge of the crisis had not complied with any of the demands, which outraged the leader of the hijackers. ntrebarea nr. 93 Which of the following strings contains an idiomatic Negative Polarity Item? Nobody will care to take over any of your responsibilities. You could scarcely get a worse piece of advice! I dont want to hear anything about this being likely to happen to anyone any longer! I cannot translate this pile of documents till tomorrow, since I didnt sleep a wink last night either. Although Kevin and Roger were the real ones to be blamed for all that had happened, they did not even bother asking about our brothers health.

ntrebarea nr. 95 Which type of construction is illustrated by the following string? What really worries me is her ever increasing greediness. Gerundial Construction, the Complement Subject being deleted under identity Nominative + Present Participle Construction Nominative + (Derived) Subject Complement Construction Wh-Cleft Construction (Free Relative Clause, focused element right to Copula BE) Nominative + Past Participle Construction ntrebarea nr. 100 Which of the following strings features an asymmetric use of a Coordinator? We do not positively know whether it was suicide or murder. A good puppet show can amuse the children, and teach them something at the same time. Big cats can be raised as pets but this is not the way to treat a wild animal. The cubs were doing what all cubs do: they were eating, sleeping, and playing. Politicians promise so many things and so solemnly, and they forget all about their commitments so quickly and easily! ntrebarea nr. 108 Which of the following Nouns can take an Infinitival sentential Subject? pin ordeal sparrow velocity array ntrebarea nr. 110 Which of the following strings features a metalinguistic use of Negation? I told him to get some money, not to steal it! She barely bothers telling her parents anything about her. Hardly can he recover in a months time, not even with the best medical care that money can buy. He is ill-tempered, and she is not a very patient nature either. Joan has won the one-mile race, and this is unbelievable! ntrebarea nr. 115 Which of the following strings contains an inherent semantic negation? One can hardly imagine such recklessness! This may just as well be regarded as an illegal operation. The defendant does not deny that he was in the bank at the time of the robbery. John was so ill that he was unable to rise in bed. He could no longer utter a word. ntrebarea nr. 117

Which is the correct function of the underlined phrase? In a split second, he felt the bear as ready to attack. (Derived) Subject Complement Subject Complement (Derived) Object Complement Prepositional Object Predicative ntrebarea nr. 119 Which of the following strings features an asymmetric use of a Coordinator? We either come up with something really important quickly, or the University will cut off our funding. The witness could not tell whether the white van that he saw was a Ford or a Mercedes. In fact, yesterday I found the recommended book to be available at Amazon.com but it was too expensive for me to purchase it on the spot. 5 minutes to launch, and counting. The kittens are healthy, and they are growing with every passing day. ntrebarea nr. 128 Which is the correct function of the underlined phrase? The prisoner was unanimously recognised as a real brute. Attribute (Derived) Subject Complement Prepositional Object (Derived) Object Complement Predicative ntrebarea nr. 129 Which of the following strings contains an inherent semantic negation? It was barely her transient beauty but her inexhaustible wit that had so deeply and irreversibly seduced him. To the great surprise and sorrow of the defence, the judge did not dismiss the charges against the two under age accomplices. For a second or two, the thought that that was a time to run for his life, not to take pictures, had flashed through Johns terrified mind but professional habitude proved even stronger than the self-preservation instinct. It is a commonplace that true heroes are not fearless persons. Lost and disoriented in the endlessness of the sub-Arctic tundra, the explorers could scarcely appreciate the distance they had covered. ntrebarea nr. 132 Which type of construction is illustrated by the following string?

The more and more evident decay of cultural and moral values is what should actually arrest our attention. Nominative + Present Participle Construction Wh-Cleft Construction (focused element left to Copula BE, Free Relative Clause) Infinitival Construction, the Complement Subject being deleted under indefiniteness Accusative + Present Participle Construction Nominative + (Derived) Subject Complement Construction ntrebarea nr. 145 Which of the following Verbs can take two Prepositional Objects, out of which one may be clausal? blame argue deny instruct remember ntrebarea nr. 147 Which of the following items can introduce an Infinitive Clause functioning as an Adverbial? if if only only unless else ntrebarea nr. 149 Which of the following operations presupposes the existence of an iterated and sequentially ordered co-referentiality? Independent relativisation One Deletion Conjunction Reduction at PNP level Tough Movement recursive embedding ntrebarea nr. 152 Which of the following possible antecedent determiners triggers a preference for that as a Relative Clause Introducer? my both the this all ntrebarea nr. 153

Which of the following items is a [+ temporal] incomplete Negator? until scarcely ever not all that never ntrebarea nr. 154 Which of the following Verbs corresponds to the subcategorisation frame /_ PNP-S/? drink seem kill agree tempt ntrebarea nr. 156 Which of the following possible antecedent determiners prevents the occurrence of Non-Restrictive Relative Clauses? both each these the this ntrebarea nr. 157 Which of the following Verbs can take two sentential arguments? prove glitter give cut run ntrebarea nr. 158 Which of the following Connectors cannot be preceded by another Connector? because if therefore or yet ntrebarea nr. 159 In which of the following environments the Polarity Reversal Rule is optional? Conditional Clauses featuring the Complementizer if none of the three environments above Comparative Clauses introduced by than or as Interrogative Sentences any of the three environments above

ntrebarea nr. 162 Which of the following Verbs can co-occur with Gerunds with passive meaning? guess persist elect become deserve ntrebarea nr. 164 Which of the following situations prevents THAT Deletion? The clause is an Object Clause, and it is questioned. The matrix Verb is an intransitive (existential) verb. The clause is an Object Clause, and it is relativised. The Complement Subject is a pronoun. The clause is an extraposed Object. ntrebarea nr. 165 Which of the following prepositions is obligatorily fronted in relativisation out of P-NP strings? through concerning by beneath out ntrebarea nr. 166 Which of the following semantic relations is not a circumstantial one? purpose manner comparative none of the four listed above temporal ntrebarea nr. 168 Which of the following Connectors triggers agreement by proximity? neither nor inclusive, weakly disjunctive OR equally and both and not only but also ntrebarea nr. 169 Which of the following rules applies upon [- specific] and [- referential] constituents? recursive embedding N-Gapping Subject Control Negative Raising Negative Attraction

ntrebarea nr. 170 Which of the following items can be a Relative Clause Introducer? for to as or lik ntrebarea nr. 171 Which of the following Nouns cannot take a THAT clausal Predicative? reason problem revision fear advantage ntrebarea nr. 173 Which of the following Nouns can occur in Tough Movement patterns? death instinct silence noise burden ntrebarea nr. 174 Which of the following Verbs can be a Subject-to-Object Raising trigger? appear come die hold live ntrebarea nr. 176 Which of the following Adjectives can take a THAT Clause as Subject? blond wet fresh warm unfair ntrebarea nr. 177 Which of the following constructions is the result of progressive BE Deletion applying in a Subject-toSubject Raising pattern? IT-Cleft Construction Gerundial Construction Nominative + Present Participle Construction Nominative + (Derived) Subject Complement Construction Wh-Cleft Construction

ntrebarea nr. 179 Which of the following Nouns can take a sentential Subject? pity soap candy devil poverty ntrebarea nr. 182 Which of the following items is a lexical Affirmative Polarity Item? at all long since once still too ntrebarea nr. 183 Which of the following Verbs can be a Subject-to-Subject Raising trigger? admit prove sleep deny listen ntrebarea nr. 184 Which of the following statements is correct? Gapping deletes identical Adverbials. The complete Negator NOT may trigger local negation. Only Full Gerunds can function as Subjects. None of the four previous statements is correct. That cannot introduce a Relative Clause the antecedent of which is determined by a superlative. ntrebarea nr. 185 Which of the following items cannot be a Relative Clause Introducer? whatsoever as whither either that ntrebarea nr. 186 Which of the following Verbs is a bisentential one? feel indicate plan commence understand

ntrebarea nr. 189 Which of the following prepositions can co-occur with Gerunds with passive meaning? beyond for upon about on ntrebarea nr. 191 Which of the following Verbs can be a Subject-to-Object Raising trigger? make occur remove fly swim ntrebarea nr. 192 Which of the following Verbs cannot be a Subject-to-Object Raising trigger? occasion agree let hold say ntrebarea nr. 193 Which of the following Nouns can take a sentential Subject? soil ignition cup gear illusion ntrebarea nr. 194 Which of the following items can replace a PNP functioning as Manner Adverbial? much whereby as none of the four items above that ntrebarea nr. 196 Which of the following items is a [- assertive] Relative Clause antecedent determiner? scarcely a(n) if by no means

as ntrebarea nr. 198 Which of the following items is not a grammatical Negative Polarity Item? in any way either ever yet nevertheless ntrebarea nr. 199 Which of the following Verbs can take an Infinitive Clause as Prepositional Object? snore have consent purr knit ntrebarea nr. 200 Which of the following items can occur in a string featuring a Gerund with passive meaning? across above under past over ntrebarea nr. 201 Which of the following constructions may feature either a Free or a Restrictive Relative Clause, and render a thematic focus occurring right to Copula BE? none of the four constructions above Participial Construction Wh-movement Infinitival Relative Clause Construction IT-Cleft Construction Wh-Cleft Construction ntrebarea nr. 202 Which of the following items is not a typical Relative Clause Introducer? what which where why who ntrebarea nr. 203 Which of the following Adjectives can take a THAT Clause as Subject? sheer cold

anxious eager incorrect ntrebarea nr. 204 Which of the following prepositions is obligatorily fronted in relativisation out of P-NP strings? at during to about beyond ntrebarea nr. 205 Which of the following constructions is the result of Copula BE Deletion applying in an Infinitival Direct Object pattern? Nominative + Present Participle Construction IT-Cleft Construction Object Complement Construction Accusative + (Derived) Object Complement Construction Gerundial Construction ntrebarea nr. 206 Which of the following items is a [- temporal] incomplete Negator? scarcely at all still until seldom ntrebarea nr. 207 Which of the following items is a [- negative] [- assertive] environment? Object Clause Comparative Clause contradictory negation local negation metalinguistic negation ntrebarea nr. 209 Which of the following Verbs can be a Subject-to-Subject Raising trigger? apply occur grasp rehearse fill ntrebarea nr. 210

Which of the following operations implies the existence of a semantically indefinite Complement Subject? nominalisation One Deletion Negative Raising BE Deletion THAT Deletion ntrebarea nr. 211 Which of the following statements is correct? The Neither Tag Test requires of two conjoined sentences that the second one should be Negative. The inherently [ assertive] marking of a Polarity Item has to oppose the derivationally assigned [ assertive] feature. Whenever it occurs in a string, the Negator NOT has scope over an entire sentential constituent. The metalinguistic use of Negation employs a distinctive stress with contrastive function. None of the four previous statements is correct. ntrebarea nr. 213 Which of the following statements is correct? Causative Verbs are Tough Movement triggers. Semantically, the Half Gerund has a manner interpretation. With Verbs taking a clausal Infinitival Direct Object, and also an Indirect Object or Prepositional Object, the identity between the Complement Subject and the Object in the Main Clause is an obligatory condition. None of the four previous statements is correct. Gerunds never undergo Extraposition from Object position. ntrebarea nr. 214 Which of the following Adjectives can be a Subject-to-Subject Raising trigger? young dark sure loud slim ntrebarea nr. 216 Which of the following Verbs subcategorises for a clausal Direct Object (THAT Clause), and an Indirect Object or a Prepositional Object (/_ S-PNP/)? bother

suggest walk confuse eat ntrebarea nr. 217 Which of the following Verbs can take two sentential arguments? hear amaze imply insist believe ntrebarea nr. 220 Which of the following Nouns can occur in Tough Movement patterns? article curse plum vow education