GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 728 - 730 of 1960

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Question 728

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Arrange the following groups of English writers in chronological order: (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The University Wits The Metaphysical poets Transitional poets The Aesthetes The Georgians The High Modernists

b.

The Metaphysical poets The High Modernists Transitional poets The Georgians The AesthetesThe University Wits

c.

The High ModernistsThe Georgians The Aesthetes Transitional poets The Metaphysical poets The University Wits

d.

The University Wits The Metaphysical poets The Aesthetes Transitional poets The Georgians The High Modernists

Question 729

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

One of the following was described by its author as “a poem including history.” Identify the poem. (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

William Carlos Williams, Paterson

b.

Elizabeth Bishop, Questions of Travel

c.

Ezra Pound, the Cantos

d.

Robert Lowell, Life Studies

Question 730

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

‘Fluency’ in language is the same as (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The ability to put oneself across comfortably in speech and/or writing.

b.

Accuracy

c.

Glibness

d.

The ability to command language rather than language commanding the user.

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