GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 531 - 533 of 1960

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Question 531

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What is common to writers such as Sam Selvon (The Lonely Londoners) , Timothy Mo (Sour Sweet) , and Hanif Kureishi (The Black Album) ? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

They contrast the ‘First Nations’ with local populations of their respective countries.

b.

All of them are brilliant writers of autobiographies who tell stories and write poetry.

c.

They use Standard English with some Creole inflections peculiar to the Caribbean.

d.

They are diasporic writers who depict postcolonial London very different from its colonial representations.

Question 532

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

On which of the following authors has Peter Ackroyd NOT written a biography? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

WilliamBlake

b.

Charles Dickens

c.

T. S Eliot

d.

W. B Yeats

Question 533

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which group of the following poets was called the Auden Group because they developed a style and viewpoint similar to that of W. H. Auden? (June Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

W H Davies, Robert Bridges, John Masefield

b.

MacDiarmid, G M Hopkins, Edwin Muir

c.

John Masefield, Edwin Muir, Norman McCaig

d.

Louis MacNeice, C D Lewis, Stephen Spender

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