GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 648 - 651 of 1960

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Question 648

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which among the following novels has more than one ending? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Clockwork Orange

b.

Lucky Jim

c.

The French Lieutenant՚s Woman

d.

The Prime of Jean Brodie

Question 649

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which statement (s) below on the Spenserian Stanza is/are accurate?

I. a quatrain, unrhymed, but alliterative

II. a stanza of four lines in iambic pentameter

III. an eight – line stanza in iambic pentameter followed by a ninth in six iambic feet

IV. an eight – line stanza with six iambic feet followed by a ninth in iambic pentameter

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and II

b.

III

c.

II

d.

II and IV

Question 650

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following (June)

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

James Joyce

(i)

James Boswell

(B)

T. S. Eliot

(ii)

Samuel Johnson

(C)

Lives of Poets

(iii)

Peter Ackroyd

(D)

Life of Samuel Johnson

(iv)

Richard Poets Ellman

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

Question 651

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What is common to the following writers? Identify the correct description below:

William Congreve, George Etherege, William Wycherley, Thomas Otway

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

All of them edited Shakespeare՚s plays

b.

All of them were critics of Orwell՚s regime

c.

All of them wrote tragedies in the same age

d.

All of these were Restoration playwrights

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