GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 916 - 920 of 1960

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Question 916

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Aurobindo Ghosh, author of ‘Savitri’ , taught for some time at Baroda College after his return from England in 1893. Which subject did he teach? (January paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sanskrit

b.

French

c.

English

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 917

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Edmund Spenser՚s Colin Clout՚s Come Home Again is a fine example of: (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Georgic poetry

b.

Sonnet sequence

c.

Pastoral eclogue

d.

Carpe diem

Question 918

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

D. H. Lawrence՚s 1926 novel The Plumed Serpent is set in which country? (January paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Egypt

b.

Mexico

c.

Peru

d.

South Africa

Question 919

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Basic English, a simplified and fundamental framework of English, was formulated by

I. I. A. Richards

II. Alastair Fowler

III. William Empson

IV. C. K. Ogden

The right combination according to the code is: (January paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and II

b.

I and III

c.

I and IV

d.

II and III

Question 920

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the correct chronological sequence of the following early English texts: (January paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Owl and the Nightingale – Troilus and Criseyde – Morte d ′ Arthur – Utopia

b.

The Owl and the Nightingale – Morte d ′ Arthur – Troilus and Criseyde – Uttopia

c.

Troilus and Criseyde – Utopia – Morte d ′ Arthur – The Owl and the Nightingale

d.

Troilus and Criseyde – The Owl and The Nightingale – Utopia – Morte d ′ Arthur

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