GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 590 - 593 of 1960

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Question 590

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

An epilogue is (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

prefixed to a text which it introduces.

b.

a piece of writing or speech that formally begins a book.

c.

suffixed to a text which it sums up or extends.

d.

a piece of writing or speech that bears no relation to the text at hand.

Question 591

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

________ was the first Sonnet Sequence in English.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Samuel Daniel՚s Delia

b.

Edmund Spenser՚s Amoretti

c.

Michael Drayton՚s Idea՚s Mirror

d.

Philip Sidney՚s Astrophel and Stella

Question 592

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

F. Turner՚s famous hypothesis is that

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

the Frontier has been the one great determinant of American civilization.

b.

the Frontier has been the one great deterrent to American progress.

c.

the Frontier has outlived its ideological utility in American civilization.

d.

the Frontier has posed a challenge to the American creative imagination.

Question 593

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which of his essays does Homi Bhabha discuss the ‘discovery’ of English in colonial India?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Signs taken for Wonders”

b.

“The Commitment to Theory”

c.

Nation and Narration

d.

“Mimicry”

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