GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 585 - 589 of 1960

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Question 585

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following modern poems employs ottava rima? (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Among School Children”

b.

“The Wild Swans at Coole”

c.

“In Praise of Limestone”

d.

“The Shield of Achilles”

Question 586

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The Tragedy of Ferrex and Porrex is the other title of (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Lamentable Tragedy

b.

Gorboduc

c.

Damon and Pythias

d.

Ralph Roister Doister

Question 587

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements is NOT correct? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Chaucer used the rhyme royal, a stanzaic form in some of his major poems.

b.

Chaucer wrote in English when the court poetry of his day was written in Anglo-Norman and Latin.

c.

Chaucer was the author of The Legend of Good Women.

d.

Chaucer wrote The Book Named the Governor

Question 588

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which of the following works does Mrs. Malaprop appear? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Rivals

b.

She Stoops to Conquer

c.

The Mysteries of Udolpho

d.

The Way of the World

Question 589

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“He found it [English] brick and left it marble” , remarked one great writer on another. Who were they? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Milton on Shakespeare

b.

Dryden on Milton

c.

Jonson on Shakespeare

d.

Johnson on Dryden

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