GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 515 - 518 of 1960

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Question 515

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

F. R. Leavis and Q. D. Leavis launched a critical journal devoted to the moral centrality of English Studies. Name the Journal. (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Scrutiny

b.

The Edinburgh Review

c.

The English Historical Review

d.

The Criterion

Question 516

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Trying to capture the upbeat mood of 1964 - 65, the poet Thom Gunn said: “They stood for a great optimism, barriers seemed to be coming down all over, it was as if World War II had finally drawn to close, there was an openness and high-spiritedness and relaxation of mood” . Who were “they” ? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The New Left

b.

The Arts Council folks

c.

The Beatles

d.

The Rolling Stones

Question 517

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The ascension of King James I in ________ inaugurated the Jacobean age. (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1603

b.

1600

c.

1609

d.

1601

Question 518

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Margaret Atwood has tried a revisionist writing of a crucial scene in Hamlet called “Gertrude Talks Back” . The scene in Atwood opens with a reference to the name of an implied listener. Who is this implied listener? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ophelia

b.

Polonius

c.

Claudius

d.

Hamlet

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