GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 65 - 68 of 1960

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Question 65

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following poems by Philip Larkin is best described as a self-elegy, anticipating the poet՚s death? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Aubade”

b.

“Ambulances”

c.

“The Old Fools”

d.

“Faith Healing”

Question 66

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In a poem in memory of Major Robert Gregory, Lady Gregory՚s son, W. B. Yeats mentions an Irish writer who had found his inspiration “In a most desolate stony place” that he came “Towards nightfall upon a race/passionate and simple like his heart.” Who is the writer? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Isaac Bickerstaffe

b.

J. M. Barrie

c.

Thomas More

d.

J. M. Synge

Question 67

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which pair of novels by Anita Desai take as their subject the suppression and oppression of Indian women?

I. Where Shall We Go This Summer?

II. The Zigzag Way

III. Cry, the Peacock

IV. Baumgartner՚s Bombay

The right combination according to the code is (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and II

b.

III and IV

c.

II and III

d.

I and III

Question 68

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which character in Dickens keeps on hoping that “something will turn up” ? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Uriah Heep

b.

Micawber

c.

Barkis

d.

Miss Havisham

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