GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 643 - 647 of 1960

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Question 643

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The predominant tone and thrust of Jonathan Swift՚s “A Modest Proposal” are (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

solemn

b.

hortatory

c.

irony

d.

comic

Question 644

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Thomas Love Peacock classified poetry into 4 periods. They are: (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

iron, gold, silver and brass

b.

gold, platinum, silver and diamond

c.

carbon, gold, silver and brass

d.

brass, silver, gold and diamond

Question 645

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The Puritans shut down all theaters in England in

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1659

b.

1640

c.

1642

d.

1660

Question 646

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following employs a narrative structure in which the main action is relayed at second hand through an enclosing frame story? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Heart of Darkness

b.

Ulysses

c.

Sons and Lovers

d.

The Power and the Glory

Question 647

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements about The Canterbury Tales is true? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Wife of Bath, The Clerk, Sir Gawain and The Franklin are characters and tale-tellers in this work.

b.

The Canterbury Tales remained unfinished at the time of its author՚s death.

c.

″ The General Prologue ′ is appended to The Canterbury Tales.

d.

In all, Chaucer tells thirty tales in this work.

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