GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 393 - 395 of 1960

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Question 393

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The play was first performed in 1773. The author asked a friend “Did it make you laugh?” and getting the answer “Exceedingly” said then that was all he required. He used for plot a reputed experience of his own as a schoolboy when he lost his way and asked to be directed to an inn but was shown the gateway to the local squire՚s house. Which play is this? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sheridan՚s The School for Scandal

b.

Goldsmith՚s She Stoops to Conquer

c.

Sheridan՚s The Rivals

d.

Goldsmith՚s The Good Natured Man

Question 394

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the pairs of authors and their works according to the code given: (June Paper 3)

List-Ⅰ (Authors)List-Ⅱ (Works)
(A)

Italo Calvino

(i)

If on a Winter՚s Night a Traveller

(B)

Emile Zola

(ii)

Foucault՚s Pendulum

(C)

Umberto Eco

(iii)

Lolita

(D)

Vladimir Nabokov

(iv)

Germinal

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

Question 395

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What is Johnson՚s opinion regarding the “Violation” of the three unities in the plays of Shakespeare?

I. Shakespeare should have followed the Unities.

II. Shakespeare followed the important Unity of Action satisfactorily.

III. Shakespeare՚s plays suffered because they did not follow the Unities.

IV. Unity of Time and Place arise from false assumptions.

The correct combination according to the code is: (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

III and IV are correct.

b.

II and IV are correct.

c.

I and III are correct

d.

I and II are correct.

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