GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 40 - 43 of 1960

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Question 40

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

From among the following identify the two Indian English authors who received appreciation and encouragement from their British counterparts:

I. R. K. Narayan, Graham Greene

II. Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Evelyn Waugh

III. Mulk Raj Anand, E. M. Forster

IV. Raja Rao, Iris Murdoch

The right combination according to the code is (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and II

b.

II and IV

c.

III and IV

d.

I and III

Question 41

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The narrators of Oroonoko are

I. A woman

II. Oroonoko

III. A purported eyewitness of the events described

IV. Trefy

The right combination according to the code is (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and III

b.

II and III

c.

II and IV

d.

I and IV

Question 42

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is not an allegorical character in the play Everyman? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Discretion

b.

Strength

c.

Kindred

d.

Christian

Question 43

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the lines with the titles of the poems: (July)

List-Ⅰ (Titles)List-Ⅱ (Poems)
(A)

The boa-constrictor՚s coil/Is a fossil

(i)

“The Jaguar”

(B)

More coiled steel than living

(ii)

“Relic”

(C)

My manners are tearing off heads/The allotment of death

(iii)

“Hawk Roosting”

(D)

Time in the sea eats its tail

(iv)

“Thrushes”

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

d.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

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