GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 805 - 808 of 1960

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Question 805

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Why are Scott՚s novels called “Waverley Novels” ? (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Scott started his novel-writing career in his 43rd year with the novel, Waverley.

b.

His novels are all set in Waverley.

c.

Waverley (in his first novel of that name) is a model hero for the protagonists of Scott՚s novels.

d.

The Waverley Castle has a significant role in his novels.

Question 806

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

In Marvell՚s “A Dialogue between Soul and Body” , who/which of the following has the last word? (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

God

b.

Body

c.

Satan

d.

Soul

Question 807

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

What novel answers to the following descriptions?

This was a 1990 best-seller by a British writer. The work incorporates many genres such as letters, diaries and poetry as also third-person narratives. The plot here involves two time-periods – contemporary and Victorian. The work is subtitled A Romance. (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress

b.

The Virgin in the Garden

c.

The Sea Lady

d.

Possession

Question 808

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The following words and phrases, ‘peace makers’ , ‘help-meet’ , ‘the fat of the land’ , ‘a labour of love’ , ‘the eleventh hour’ and ‘the shadow of death’ were made current by (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The British Greek scholars like Roger Ascham

b.

The sixteen-century translators of the Bible

c.

The Puritan tractarians

d.

The fifteenth century British prelates

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