GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 519 - 523 of 1960

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Question 519

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following poets compared human tears to “love՚s wine” ? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ben Jonson

b.

Andrew Marvell

c.

John Donne

d.

John Suckling

Question 520

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Samuel Pepys began his diary on ________. (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

New Year՚s Day 1660

b.

New Year՚s Day 1667

c.

Thanksgiving Day 1665

d.

All Saints՚ Day 1662

Question 521

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Samuel Johnson wrote London in imitation of ________. (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ovid

b.

Horace

c.

Juvenal

d.

Moschus

Question 522

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who is the central character of Derek Walcott՚s Dream on the Monkey Mountain? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Diana Guinness, one of the Mitford Sisters

b.

Eva Smith, a seamstress

c.

Jordan, a fantasist

d.

Makak, a charcoal burner

Question 523

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following: (June Paper II)

List-Ⅰ (Books)List-Ⅱ (Author)
(A)

“The Function of English at the Present Time”

(i)

Matthew Arnold

(B)

“The Function of Criticism”

(ii)

Richard Ohmann

(C)

The Function of Criticism: From ‘The Spectator’ to Poststructuralism

(iii)

Terry Eagleton

(D)

“The Function of Criticism at the Present Time”

(iv)

T. S. Eliot

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

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