GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 894 - 895 of 1960

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Question 894

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“From a Second Space perspective city space becomes more of a mental and ideational field, conceptualized in imagery, reflexive thought and symbolic representation, a conceived space of the imagination or what I will henceforth describe as the urban imagery.” (Edward Soja, Postmetropolis) Which of the following statements cannot be applied to Soja՚s proposition on the Second Space? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Second Space perspective is concerned with the fundamentally materialist approach.

b.

Second Space perspective deals with ‘thoughts about space’ .

c.

Second Space perspective is concerned with symbolic representation of reality.

d.

Second Space perspective tends to be more subjective.

Question 895

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the word with definition: (January paper 3)

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

Cognate

(i)

Rules governing the social use of language

(B)

Etymon

(ii)

Words with a common ancestor

(C)

Code switching

(iii)

Changing from one language variety to another in discourse

(D)

Pragmatics

(iv)

Etymological source of a word

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

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