GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 420 - 421 of 1960

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Question 420

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

It is unimaginable that all the following events happened in one year:

  1. Arthur Evans discovered the first European civilization; his excavations in Crete revealed a culture that was far older than either Attic Greece or Ancient Rome.
  2. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch published the Oxford Book of English Verse.
  3. Pablo Picasso stepped off the Barcelona train at Gare d ′ Orsay, Paris.
  4. Max Planck unveiled the Quantum Theory.
  5. Hugo de Varies identified what would later come to be called genes.
  6. Sigmund Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams.
  7. Coca-cola arrived in Britain. Identify the year: (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1903

b.

1900

c.

1901

d.

1899

Question 421

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

She was a worthy woman al hir lyve, Housbondes at chirche-dore she hadde fyve, In the ‘Prologue’ Chaucer represents the Wife of Bath as:

I. Crude and vulgar

II. Outspoken and boastfully licentious

III. A witness to masculine oppression

IV. Bubbling with vitality

Find the correct combination according to the code: (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I, III and IV are correct.

b.

II, III and IV are correct.

c.

I, II and III are correct.

d.

I, II and IV are correct.

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