GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 524 - 526 of 1960

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Question 524

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is NOT true of the Byronic hero? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Remorse-torn

b.

Passionate

c.

Repentant

d.

Moody

Question 525

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Like many other novelists, Hardy employed language variation (dialect and standard) with a purpose. In this respect which of the following statements is correct? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

His major characters such as Tess and Jude rarely speak in a mixture of a dialect and standard.

b.

His major characters such as Tess and Jude rarely speak in standard language in spite of their social positions.

c.

His major characters such as Tess and Jude rarely speak in local dialects, in spite of their social positions.

d.

His major characters such as Tess and Jude always speak in local dialects, as per their social positions.

Question 526

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Matthew Arnold՚s “touchstones” were “short passages, even single lines” of classic poetry beside which the lines of other poets may be placed in order to detect the presence or absence of high poetic quality. In his “Study of Poetry” Arnold cited “touchstones” from such non-English poets as Homer and Dante and also from the English poets, Shakespeare and Milton. Which English poet did he disapprovingly call “not one of the great classics” in the list below? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Spenser

b.

Sidney

c.

Donne

d.

Chaucer

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