GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 896 - 900 of 1960

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Question 896

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of Brecht՚s works was intended to lampoon the conventional sentimental musical but the public lapped up the work՚s sentiment and missed the humour? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Mother

b.

Man is Man

c.

Life of Galileo

d.

Three Penny Opera

Question 897

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“I will put myself in poor and mean attire and with a kind of umber smirch my face” . The word umber means: (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A dark brown pigment

b.

Yellow paste

c.

A dusty yellow or brown pigment

d.

Light brown powder

Question 898

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Elizabeth Bishop՚s poems are best remembered for their (January paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Intellectual tenor

b.

Conversational intimacy

c.

Astringent satire

d.

Urban topography

Question 899

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The title of Ngugi wa Thiong ‘o’ s Petals of Blood is derived from a poem by Derek Walcott. Identify the poem. (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Midsummer”

b.

“Goats and Monkeys”

c.

“A Far Cry from Africa”

d.

“The Swamp”

Question 900

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Samuel Johnson denounced the metaphysical poets saying, “About the beginning of the seventeenth century appeared a race of writers that may be termed the metaphysical poets” . In the biography of which of the following poets in his Lives of Poets did Johnson make this remark? (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

John Dryden

b.

Alexander Pope

c.

Abraham Cowley

d.

Thomas Parnell

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