GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 597 - 601 of 1960

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Question 597

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which Jane Austen novel do you find the characters Anne Elliott, Lady Russell, Louisa Musgrove and Captain Wentworth?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Emma

b.

Northanger Abbey

c.

Persuasion

d.

Mansfield Park

Question 598

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What does the term episteme signify?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Scholarship

b.

Theology

c.

Archive

d.

Knowledge

Question 599

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following:

List-Ⅰ (Column I)List-Ⅱ (Column II)
(A)

The Nun of Amherst

(i)

Emily Dickinson

(B)

The Sage of Concord

(ii)

R. W. Emerson

(C)

Mark Twain

(iii)

T. S. Eliot

(D)

Old Possum

(iv)

Samuel L. Clemens

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

Question 600

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who, among the following is credited with the making of the first authoritative Dictionary of the English Language?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Bishop Berkeley

b.

Edmund Burke

c.

Samuel Johnson

d.

Horace Walpole

Question 601

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who, among the following, was a Catholic novelist, an Intelligence Officer, a film critic and set his fictions in far-away places wrecked by political conflicts? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Evelyn Waugh

b.

Graham Greene

c.

William Golding

d.

Anthony Powell

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