GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 947 - 949 of 1960

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Question 947

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

As Sidney argues in A Defence of Poesy which discipline is more useful and praiseworthy – history or poetry? (January paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

History “being captivated to truth” is more useful than poetry.

b.

Poetry where man can see “virtue exalted and vice punished” is more useful than history.

c.

History and poetry are synonymous, and so both are useful.

d.

History is more useful for poetry is “an encouragement to unbridled wickedness” .

Question 948

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the two important works of Paul de Man from the following list:

(1) Blindness and Insight

(2) Allegories of Reading

(3) Theoretical Essays

(4) Criticism and Ideology

The right combination according to the code is: (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) and (2)

b.

(2) and (3)

c.

(1) and (3)

d.

(2) and (4)

Question 949

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is NOT true of the ideal state in Thomas More՚s Utopia? (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Its priesthood, which includes some women, is limited in number.

b.

The root causes of crime, ambition and political conflict, are eliminated.

c.

There is only one religion guided by the principle of a benevolent Supreme Being.

d.

Personal property, money and vice are effectively abolished.

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