GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 51 - 54 of 1960

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Question 51

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which work by Franz Kafka is also known as The Man Who Disappeared? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Amerika

b.

“In the Penal Colony”

c.

The Castle

d.

“Metamorphosis”

Question 52

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to Julia Kristeva, it is the eruption of the ________ within the ________ that provides the creative and innovative impulse of modern poetic language. (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Individual, tradition

b.

Semiotic, symbolic

c.

Particular, general

d.

Specific, generic

Question 53

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In his poem “Whispers of Immortality” T. S. Eliot says that a dramatist “was much possessed by death/And saw the skull beneath the skin” and a poet “knew the anguish of the marrow/The ague of the skeleton.” Who are the dramatist and the poet referred to by Eliot? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Christopher Marlowe and Andrew Marvell

b.

Thomas Kyd and Henry Vaughan

c.

Seneca and Homer

d.

John Webster and John Donne

Question 54

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In particular William Blake was influenced by the religious writings of

I. Martin Luther

II. Jacob Boehme

III. Emanuel Swedenborg

IV. Confucious

The right combination according to the code is (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

II and III

b.

I and II

c.

III and IV

d.

I and IV

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