GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 621 - 624 of 1960

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Question 621

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

I sit in one of the dives

On Fifty Second Street,

Uncertain and afraid

As the clever hopes expire

Of a low dishonest decade.

So begins Auden՚s “September 1,1939” . What is the meaning of the word in italics? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

bench

b.

night club

c.

house

d.

park

Question 622

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

What is the correct combination of the following? (June)

List-Ⅰ (Authors)List-Ⅱ (Novel)
(A)

Romen Basu

(i)

The Tamarind Tree

(B)

R. K. Narayan

(ii)

The Coffer Dams

(C)

Kamala Markandaya

(iii)

The Dark Room

(D)

Balachandra Rajan

(iv)

The Dark Dancer

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

Question 623

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which of the following texts do Aston, Davies and Mick appear as characters?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Graham Greene՚s Brighton Rock

b.

Katherine Mansfield՚s “Life of Ma Parker”

c.

Wyndham Lewis՚s Enemy

d.

Harold Pinter՚s Caretaker

Question 624

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following English artists illustrated the novels of Dickens and Scott? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Richard Hogarth

b.

George Cruishank

c.

John Tennial

d.

Joshua Reynolds

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