GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 557 - 561 of 1960

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Question 557

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following authors with their works: (June Paper 2)

List-Ⅰ (Authors)List-Ⅱ (Works)
(A)

Zora Neale Hurston

(i)

Native Son

(B)

Richard Wright

(ii)

Their Eyes Were Watching God

(C)

Alice Walker

(iii)

The Color Purple

(D)

Ralph Ellison

(iv)

Invisible Man

Choices

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

a.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

Question 558

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Where I lacked a political purpose, I wrote lifeless books.” To which of the following authors can we attribute the above admission? (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

George Orwell

b.

Graham Greene

c.

Charles Morgan

d.

Evelyn Waugh

Question 559

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which character in Jane Eyre uses religion to justify cruelty? (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Mr. Brocklehurst

b.

Eliza Reed

c.

Blanche Ingram

d.

Sir John Rivers

Question 560

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

John Suckling belongs to the group of (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Religious poets

b.

Cavalier poets

c.

Metaphysical poets

d.

Neo-classical poets

Question 561

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In the Defence of Poetry, what did Sydney attribute to poetry? (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A realistic power that cannot be made to seem like mere illusion and trickery.

b.

A divine power whereby poetry transmits a message from God to the reader.

c.

A moral power whereby poetry encourages the reader to evaluate virtuous models.

d.

A magical power whereby poetry plays tricks on the reader.

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