GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 780 - 783 of 1960

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Question 780

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements is not true of Laurence Sterne՚s Tristram Shandy? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It has a linear plot.

b.

It contains a marbled page.

c.

It contains a trip to France.

d.

It opens and ends with the theme of birth.

Question 781

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In English literature, the trope of the vampire was used for the first time by: (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Bram Stoker

b.

John Polidori

c.

John Stagg

d.

Matthew Gregory Lewis

Question 782

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following women writers has written Novel on Yellow Paper? (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Zulu Sofola

b.

Stevie Smith

c.

Gita Mehta

d.

Elizabeth Smither

Question 783

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Jeremy Collier՚s Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage (1698) attacked ________. (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

irreligious themes and irreverent attitudes in the plays of the seventeenth century.

b.

the bawdiness of “low” characters in Shakespeare՚s plays.

c.

the coarseness and ugliness of Restoration Theatre.

d.

the practice of mixing tragic and comic themes in Shakespeare՚s plays.

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