GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 761 - 763 of 1960

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Question 761

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the poem that opens with the lines:

I walk through the long schoolroom questioning;

A kind old nun in a white hood replies;

The children learn to cipher and to sing … (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“A Man Young and Old”

b.

“Among the Schoolchildren”

c.

“Among School Children”

d.

“The Man Young and Old”

Question 762

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Ear-training in ELT is easily achieved by:

(1) Composition

(2) Dictation

(3) Cloze tests

(4) Listening exercises

(5) Precis writing (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(2) and (4)

b.

(3) and (5)

c.

(2) , (3) and (4)

d.

(1) , (3) and (5)

Question 763

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The year 1828 is a landmark in the history of American language and literature. Identify the reason from the following: (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Mark twain՚s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published in that year.

b.

Washington Irving was adjudged the nation՚s greatest writer in that year.

c.

The Southern Literary Messenger gained wide circulation since that year.

d.

Noah Webster published An American Dictionary of the English Language in that year.

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