GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 683 - 685 of 1960

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Question 683

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the sonnet upon sonnet by William Wordsworth: (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“London, 1802”

b.

“Nuns fret not at their convent՚s narrow room …”

c.

“Friend! I know not which way …”

d.

“The world is too much with us …”

Question 684

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is NOT TRUE of Ralph Waldo Emerson? (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

He wrote essays on New England scenery, woodcraft and plantations.

b.

His famous “American Scholar” was delivered as an address before the Phi Beta KappaSociety at Cambridge in 1837.

c.

In essays like “Nature” , he elaborates on the importance of seeing familiar things in new ways.

d.

He was an eloquent pulpit orator, a member of the Unitarian Church under William Chawming.

Question 685

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Statement (S) : “Our birth is but a sleep and forgetting.”

Interpretation (I) : The human soul never tires in the course of life, it never dies. Therefore, the human life is a long sleep and ephemeral events are better forgotten. (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(S) is a poetic view; the (I) does not suit it.

b.

(S) is a poetic view and bears no relationship to (I) .

c.

(S) is a view and (I) is correct.

d.

(S) is a view and (I) is not correct.

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