GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 824 - 827 of 1960

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Passage

Question are based on a poem. Read the poem carefully and pick out the most appropriate answers.

it՚s Your Own Fault

Of course you can play with them.

there՚s no harm in them.

They are only words.

Words alone are certain good, said someone.

And someone also said

Unlike sticks and stones

Words will never break your bones.

(That is called rhyme. A rhyme is nice to play with too from time to time.)

What? they՚ve turned nasty?

they՚ve clawed you and bitten you?

Dear me, there՚s blood all over the place.

And broken bones.

They were perfectly tame when I left them.

Something they ate might have disagreed with them.

You mean you fed them on meaning?

No wonder then.

– D. J. Enright

Question 824 (4 of 5 Based on Passage)

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“No wonder then.” Explain. (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

No wonder that the words here begin to mean.

b.

No wonder that you now find the words menacing.

c.

No wonder the words still mean and are tame.

d.

No wonders that the words find you menacing.

Question 825 (5 of 5 Based on Passage)

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The poem is cast in the form of a ________. (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Dramatic monologue

b.

Romantic lyric

c.

Verse epistle

d.

Dialogue

Question 826

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following novels is NOT a Partition novel? (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Azadi

b.

Tamas

c.

Clear Light of the Day

d.

That Long Silence

Question 827

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following arrangements is in the correct chronological sequence? (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Castle of Otranto – The Mysteries of Udolpho – The Monk – Melmoth the Wanderer

b.

The Castle of Otranto – Melmoth the Wanderer – The Monk – The Mysteries of Udolpho

c.

Melmoth the Wanderer – The Castle of Otranto – The Mysteries of Udolpho – The Monk

d.

The Mysteries of Udolpho – The Castle of Otranto – The Monk – Melmoth the Wanderer

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