GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 870 - 872 of 1960

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Question 870

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Identify the correctly matched group: (December paper 3)

List-Ⅰ (Column I)List-Ⅱ (Column II)
(A)

An Outcast of the Islands

(i)

Dublin

(B)

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

(ii)

Russia

(C)

The Plumed Serpent

(iii)

Malay

(D)

Under Western Eyes

(iv)

Italy

(E)

Where Angles Fear to Tread

(v)

Mexico

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)
  • (E)

a.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (v)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (v)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (v)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (i)
  • (v)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

Question 871

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

In who՚s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? George and Martha՚s blue and green-eyed son is a myth. (December Paper 3)

Reason(Ꭱ)

He is a creation of the couple՚s imagination originating from their sense of sterility and vacuum in life.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question 872

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What do the prosodic features of a language tell us? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The speaker՚s age, emotional state, social class, educational background, geographical provenance etc.

b.

The speaker՚s command of the resources of the language spoken by him/her and their deployment.

c.

The speaker՚s native language and its cognate languages.

d.

The speaker՚s self-confidence or lack of it.

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