GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 831 - 833 of 1960

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Question 831

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In his preface to The Order of Things, Foucault mentions being influenced by a Latin American writer and his work. Choose the correct answer: (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Marquez – “The Solitude of Latin America”

b.

Borges – “Chinese Encyclopaedia”

c.

Alejo Carpentier – “On the Marvelous in America”

d.

Juan Rulfo – Pedro Paramo

Question 832

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Listed below are some English journals widely read by professionals: Screen, Critical Quarterly, Review of English, and Wasafiri. One of the above founded by C. B. Cox, and now being edited by Colin MacCabe, carries not only critical and scholarly essays in English Studies but reviews film, culture, language and contemporary political issues. Identify the journal: (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Critical Quarterly

b.

Wasafiri

c.

Screen

d.

Review of English Studies

Question 833

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Is it their single-mind-sized skulls or a trained Body, or genius, or a nestful of brats Gives their days this bullet and automatic purpose … .” (Thrushes) In the above lines what does ‘their’ refer to and what quality of ‘their’ does the poet speak of?

I. Human beings and their intelligence

II. The thrushes and their concentration in achieving what they set out for

III. The efficiency of the thrushes in getting at their prey

IV. All the above (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and II are correct.

b.

Only III is correct.

c.

II and III are correct.

d.

Only IV is correct.

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