GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 75 - 78 of 1960

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Question 75

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Shakespeare famously neglects to observe Aristotle՚s rules concerning the three dramatic unities, and Samuel Johnson undertakes to defend Shakespeare from these criticisms in his Preface to Shakespeare. Which of the Aristotelian dramatic unities does Johnson believe Shakespeare to observe most successfully? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Place

b.

Action

c.

Johnson does not feel that the Aristotelian dramatic unities are important

d.

Time

Question 76

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

There is a play on the name of Machiavelli in the prologue to Christopher Marlowe՚s (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Doctor Faustus

b.

Tamburlaine, the Great

c.

The Jew of Malta

d.

Edward I

Question 77

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In Thomas More՚s Utopiawhich of the following leisure pastimes is not a favourite among Utopians? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Dicing and cards

b.

Public lectures

c.

Music

d.

Conversation

Question 78

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In “Tradition and Individual Talent” , according to T. S. Eliot, the term “Traditional” usually means (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Something negative

b.

Something positive

c.

Something historical

d.

Something old

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