GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 502 - 505 of 1960

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Question 502

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“It used to be said,” began a famous English writer, “everyone had a novel in them … Just now, though, in 1999, you would probably be obliged to doubt the basic proposition: What everyone has in them, these days, is not a novel but a memoir” . Identify the source: (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Michel Butor, Passing Time

b.

John Fowles, The French Lieutenant՚s Woman

c.

Martins Amis, Experience

d.

Julian Barnes, Flaubert՚s Parrot

Question 503

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which chapter of Poetics does Aristotle use the word ‘catharsis’ in his definition of tragedy? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Chapter III

b.

Chapter IV

c.

Chapter V

d.

Chapter VI

Question 504

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the Victorian Age? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The rise of a highly competitive industrial technology

b.

A romantic focus on home and family

c.

The growth of rural traditions and movement from large cities

d.

An emphasis on strictly controlled social behaviour

Question 505

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which of the following stories does Rudyard Kipling present a newspaper editor who recounts his dealings with a couple of “loafers” ? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“His Chance in Life”

b.

“Thrown Away”

c.

“Lispeth”

d.

“The Man Who Would Be King”

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