GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 905 - 907 of 1960

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Question 905

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

This Australian poet was raised in New South Wales and grew up in rural Australian landscape. In 1946 she published her first book of poems. In 1962, she became cofounder and president of the Wild Life Preservation Society of Queensland and served as its president several times thereafter. Identify the poet. (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Judith Wright

b.

Amy Witting

c.

Nettie Palmer

d.

Dorothy Hewett

Question 906

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Th ′ inferior Priestess, at her Altar ′ s side,

Trembling, begins the sacred Rites of Pride.

In this description of Belinda at the dressing table, what does the word Pride refer to? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Vanity

b.

Pride as the first of man՚s sins

c.

Both a. and b. are correct

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 907

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“High above the north pole, on the first day of 1969, two professors of English literature approached each other at a combined velocity of 1200 miles per hour.” This is the opening of David Lodge՚s (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Nice Work

b.

The British Museum is Falling Down

c.

Small World

d.

Changing Places

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