GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 686 - 688 of 1960

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Question 686

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Here is a list of Partition novels which have ‘violence on the woman՚s body’ as a significant theme. Pick the odd one out: (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Pakistani Bride

b.

The Ice-Candy Man

c.

What the Body Remembers

d.

Train to Pakistan

Question 687

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

′ Unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book.

Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God ′ s image, but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit … . ′

Where is the passage from? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Milton՚s Areopagitica

b.

Marvell՚s The Rehearsal Transposed

c.

Dryden՚s ‘Preface to the Fables’

d.

Sidney՚s Apologie for Poetry

Question 688

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the correct pair: (June paper 3)

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

George Eliot

(i)

Ellis Bell

(B)

Mark Twain

(ii)

Mary Anne Evans

(C)

Emily Bronte

(iii)

H. H. Munro

(D)

Saki

(iv)

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Choices

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

a.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

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