GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 793 - 797 of 1960

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Question 793

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In Blake՚s poem “A Poison Tree” the speaker՚s anger grows and becomes ________. (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

An orange

b.

A rose

c.

An apple

d.

A cherry

Question 794

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which of the following novels Harikatha is strategically used as a medium of ‘consciousness rising’ ? (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Kanthapura

b.

The Serpent and the Rope

c.

A Bend in the Ganges

d.

Waiting for the Mahatma

Question 795

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following writers asserted ‘Commonwealth Literature’ does not exist? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sulman Rushdie

b.

V. S. Naipaul

c.

Nirad Chaudhari

d.

Amitav Ghosh

Question 796

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

Matching-Pair▾

Find matching pair:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Amitav Ghosh (June paper 3)

All About H. Halterr

b.

Anita Desai

Inheritance of Loss

c.

Shashi Deshpande

A Bend in the Ganges

d.

Salman Rushdie

The Enchantress of Florence

Question 797

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements on John Dryden is incorrect?

(1) John Milton and John Dryden were contemporaries.

(2) Dryden was a Royalist, while Milton fiercely opposed monarchy.

(3) Dryden wrote a play on the Mughal Emperor Humayun.

(4) Dryden was appointed the Poet Laureate of England in 1668. (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(2) and (3) are incorrect.

b.

(1) is incorrect.

c.

(3) is incorrect.

d.

(4) is incorrect.

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