GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 639 - 642 of 1960

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Question 639

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

One of the following texts was published earlier than 1955. Identify the text:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Samuel Becket, Waiting for Godot

b.

William Golding, The Inheritors

c.

William Empson, Collected Poems

d.

Philip Larkin, The Less Deceived

Question 640

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Name the poet who chooses his successor and the successor-poet whom Dryden satirises in his famous poem. (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Thomas Percy and Samuel Pepys

b.

Richard Flecknoe and Thomas Shadwell

c.

Henry Treece and Charles Triesten

d.

James Shirley and Chris Shirley

Question 641

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Entries in The Diary of Samuel Pepys begins after (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The French Revolution

b.

The Glorious Revolution

c.

The Reformation

d.

The Restoration

Question 642

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Charles Dickens՚s A Tale of Two Cities begins with the sentence

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It was the happiest of times, it was the saddest of times.

b.

It was the brightest of times, it was the darkest of times.

c.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

d.

It was the richest of times, it was the poorest of times.

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