GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 713 - 715 of 1960

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Question 713

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of these descriptions/statements best suits the idea of the ‘Renaissance Man’ ?

I. A fop, a scoundrel, who enjoys enormous power in Renaissance courts and aristocratic families.

II. A near-mythical figure: a knight, courtier, musician, poet, scholar and statesman.

III. One who ploughs a lonely furrow and keeps away from politicking and scandals.

IV. Someone like Sir Philip Sydney best suits the ideal of the Renaissance Man. (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I & III

b.

IV

c.

I

d.

II & IV

Question 714

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

We are likely to misunderstand an Emily Dickinson poem if we take her famous dashes to be … (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Suggestive of links but equivocally

b.

Ambiguous and indeterminate

c.

Suggestive of both forward and backward movements in terms of sense

d.

Quite specific and unambiguous

Question 715

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match List – I with List – II. (June paper 3)

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

Colin Johnson

(i)

The Solid Mandala

(B)

Peter Carey

(ii)

Wild Cat Falling

(C)

Patrick White

(iii)

Remembering Babylon

(D)

David Malouf

(iv)

True History of the Kelly Gang

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

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