GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 407 - 409 of 1960

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Question 407

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

You will find the following lines in an English poem:

Thou by the Indian Ganges՚ side

Shouldst rubies find; I by the side

Of Humber would complain.

Which poem? Who is the poet? (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Lonely Hearts.” Wendy Cope

b.

“Tiger Mask Ritual.” Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

c.

“To His Coy Mistress.” Andrew Marvell

d.

“Holy Thursday.” William Blake

Question 408

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Steeling herself to the murder, Lady Macbeth calls on ________ to “unsex me here” . (MacbethI. 5.39) Choose the right option to fill in the blank: (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

God

b.

The spirits of hell

c.

The angels in heaven

d.

No one in particular

Question 409

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

One English poet addressing another:

Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt apart;

Thou hast a voice whose sound was like the sea:

Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free,

So didst thou travel on life՚s common way,

In cheerful godliness … .

Whose lines are these? To whom are they addressed? (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

William Wordsworth – John Milton

b.

P B Shelley – William Blake

c.

W H Auden – W B Yeats

d.

Ben Jonson – William Shakespeare

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