GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 438 - 440 of 1960

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Question 438

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

No, no thou hast not felt the lapse of hours!

For what wears out the life of mortal men?

՚tis that repeated shocks, again, again,

Exhaust the energy of strongest souls

And numb the elastic powers …

Who does the poet address here? (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Telemachus

b.

The Nightingale

c.

The Poet՚s Sister, Dorothy

d.

The Scholar Gipsy

Question 439

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Teach me half the gladness

That thy brain must know,

Such harmonious madness

From my lips would flow

The world should listen then, as I am listening now.

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

John Keats. The Nightingale

b.

William Wordsworth. The Wye Valley

c.

P B Shelley. The Skylark

d.

Robert Browning. The Grammarian

Question 440

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Brother to a Prince and fellow to a beggar if he be found worthy. This is the epigraph to (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Rudyard Kipling՚s “The Man Who Would be the King”

b.

E M Forster՚s Howard՚s End

c.

T S Eliot՚s “The Hollow Men”

d.

George Eliot՚s Silas Marner

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