GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 816 - 819 of 1960

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Question 816

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

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Ian McEwan՚s Saturday spans one day in the life of (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

An ageing pianist

b.

A divorce lawyer

c.

A famous poet

d.

A London neurosurgeon

Question 817

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

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Who among Charles Dickens՚s characters is ‘umble’ and who ‘willin’ ? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Martin, Little Nell

b.

Master Humphrey, Nicolas Nickleby

c.

Uriah Heep, Barkis

d.

Mr. Pickwick, Mrs. Gamp

Question 818

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Which among the following is NOT a typical “Indian English Poem” by Nissim Ezekiel? (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“The Railway Clerk”

b.

“Goodbye Party for Miss Pushpa T. S.”

c.

“The Patriot”

d.

“How the English Lessons Ended”

Question 819

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

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I. A. Richards՚s famous experiment with poems and his Cambridge students is detailed in Practical Criticism: A Study of Literary Judgement (1929) . Richards was astonished by (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

the non-availability of poems, worthy of class-room attention

b.

the poor quality of his students՚ “stock responses”

c.

the success of his experiment

d.

the very astute remarks made by his students

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