GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 702 - 705 of 1960

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Question 702

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Maxim Gorky, the great Russian writer of fiction and drama, was in real life a man called________. (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ronsardo Felixikov

b.

Aleksei Peshkov

c.

Malthias Serpieri

d.

Goliardic Kreshkov

Question 703

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In Canto 17 of the Inferno, the monster Geryon represents ________. (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

sloth

b.

fraud

c.

usury

d.

gluttony

Question 704

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Said identifies Orientalism as:

I. What an Orientalist does.

II. A style of thought based on anontological and epistemological distinction made between the Orient and the Occident.

III. A discourse dealing with the Orient

IV. A fact of nature rather than one of human production

In the light of the statement above: (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

IV is correct and I, II and III are wrong.

b.

I, II and III are correct and IV is wrong.

c.

II and III are correct, I and IV are wrong.

d.

I and III are correct, II and IV are wrong.

Question 705

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Virginia Woolf borrowed the idea of the common reader from Dr. Johnson. To which particular work of Johnson՚s does she remain indebted? (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets; the essay on Gray

b.

The Patriot

c.

The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets; the essay on Milton

d.

Preface to Shakespeare

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