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1. In the clause 'If you're going to turn into a pig, my dear,' what kind of process is 'to turn'?
   a) Behavioural
   b) Verbal
   c) Relational
   d) Mental

2. What kind of process is 'said' in the following? 
'If you're going to turn into a pig, my dear,' said Alice, seriously, 'I'll have nothing more to do with you. Mind now!'
   a) Mental
   b) Material
   c) Verbal
   d) Relational

3. In 'I'll have nothing more to do with you', 'have' is 
   a) a relational process.
   b) a material process.
   c) an existential process.
   d) an auxiliary verb.

4. In 'I'll have nothing more to do with you', 'to do' is
   a) a relational process.
   b) a material process.
   c) a verbal process.
   d) an existential process.

5. In 'The poor little thing sobbed again (or grunted, . . .', 'sobbed' and 'grunted' are
   a) verbal processes.
   b) existential processes.
   c) behavioural processes.
   d) relational processes.

6. In 'they went on for some while in silence', 'went on' is
   a) a behavioural process.
   b) a relational process.
   c) an existential process.
   d) a verbal process.

7. In 'Alice was just beginning to think to herself, "Now, what am I to do with this creature when I get it home?"', 'to think' is 
   a) a verbal process.
   b) a mental process.
   c) a relational process.
   d) an existential process.

8. In 'Alice was just beginning to think to herself, "Now, what am I to do with this creature when I get it home?"', what kind of participant is "Now, what am I to do with this creature when I get it home?"?
   a) Verbiage.
   b) Senser.
   c) Target.
   d) Phenomenon.

9. In 'she looked down into its face in some alarm', 'looked' is a
   a) behavioural process.
   b) material process.
   c) relational process.
   d) verbal process.

10. In 'So she set the little creature down', 'set down' is a 
   a) material process.
   b) verbal process.
   c) relational process.
   d) existential process.

11. In ' . . . and felt quite relieved to see it trot away quietly into the wood', what kind of mental process is 'felt'?
   a) Cognitive.
   b) Affective.
   c) Perceptual.
   d) 'Felt' is not a mental process.

12. In relation to ' . . . and felt quite relieved to see it trot away quietly into the wood', what is the participant 'quite relieved to see it trot away quietly into the wood' called?
   a) Verbiage.
   b) Senser.
   c) Phenomenon.
   d) Receiver.

13. In ' . . . and felt quite relieved to see it trot away quietly into the wood', is it true to say that there is another mental process contained within the mental process mentioned in questions 11 and 12? If this is the case, what kind of mental process can be found in the lower-level clause?
   a) No. This is an irrelevant question, as there is no mental process in the lower-level clause.
   b) Yes, it is an affective mental process.
   c) Yes, it is a cognitive mental process.
   d) Yes, it is a perceptual mental process.

14. In the sentence below, what is the receiver? 
'If it had grown up,' she said to herself, 'it would have made a dreadfully ugly child: but it makes rather a handsome pig, I think.'
   a) The handsome pig.
   b) The dreadfully ugly child.
   c) 'Herself'
   d) The words enclosed in quotation marks.

15. In the same sentence as in question 14 above, what is the participant enclosed in quotation marks?
   a) The verbiage.
   b) The target.
   c) The sayer.
   d) The receiver.

16. In 'If it had grown up',
   a) the process is 'grown', which is a material process.
   b) the process is 'grown up', which is a material process.
   c) the process is 'grown', which is a behavioural process.
   d) the process is 'grown up', which is a behavioural process.

17. The verb 'think' and 'thinking' in 'it would have made a dreadfully ugly child: but it makes rather a handsome pig, I think,' and 'she began thinking over other children she knew' are examples of mental processes. Which of the following is a correct description of both them?
   a) The phenomenon is present in both of them.
   b) The phenomenon is realised in the first, but in the second, what appears to be the phenomenon is actually realised by a circumstantial adjunct.
   c) The phenomenon is absent in both of them
   d) The senser is absent in the first mental process.

18. In 'other children she knew', 
   a) 'knew' is a mental process without a second participant.
   b) 'knew' is a mental process, and the phenomenon is 'other children'.
   c) 'knew' cannot be a mental process because there is no phenomenon.
   d) 'knew' is a mental process; the senser is 'other children', and the phenomenon is 'she'.

19. In 'was just saying to herself, 'if one only knew the right way to change them--'', 
   a) 'was saying' is a mental process, with 'herself' as the receiver, and 'if one only knew the right way to change them--' as the verbiage
   b) 'was saying' is a verbal process, and 'herself' is the verbiage.
   c) 'was saying' is a verbal process, and 'herself' is the target.
   d) 'was saying' is a verbal process, and 'herself' is the receiver.

20. In 'she was a little startled by seeing the Cheshire Cat sitting on a bough of a tree a few yards off', 
   a) 'startled' is an affective mental process where the senser is located in what was originally the complement, but which has now been fronted as subject after passivisation.
   b) we are dealing with a mental process without a senser.
   c) we are dealing with a relational process: the verb 'was'.
   d) 'startled' is an affective mental process where the senser is 'seeing the Cheshire Cat sitting on a bough of a tree a few yards of'.