GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 716 - 717 of 1960

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Question 716

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Ralph Ellison enjoys subverting myths about white purity through characters like:

(1) Norton

(2) Bledsoe

(3) Rhinehart

(4) All of the above (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) and (2)

b.

(1) and (3)

c.

(1) , (2) and (3)

d.

(2) and (3)

Question 717

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Can one imagine any private soldier, in the nineties or now, reading Barrack-Room Ballads and feeling that here was a writer who spoke for him? It is very hard to do so. [… .] When he is writing not of British but of” loyal “Indians he carries the ‘Salaam, Sahib’ motif to sometimes disgusting lengths. Yet it remains true that he has far more interest in the common soldier, far more anxiety that he shall get a fair deal, than most of the” liberals “of his day and our own. He sees that the soldier is neglected, meanly underpaid and hypocritically despised by the people whose incomes he safeguards” . (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

This is George Orwell on Rudyard Kipling.

b.

This is E. M. Forster՚s “India, Again” .

c.

This is Malcolm Muggeridge on E. M. Forster՚s India.

d.

This is T. S. Eliot on Rudyard Kipling.

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