GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 968 - 971 of 1960

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Question 968

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following historical events does Tennyson՚s poem “The Charge of the Light Brigade” describe? (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Wars of the Roses

b.

The Battle of Hastings

c.

The Crimean War

d.

The Battle of Waterloo

Question 969

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The Emblem is a poetic genre containing a symbolic picture with a text and a verse exposition popular in the early 17th century. Who popularized this kind of poetry through the work Emblems [1635] ? (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Robert Southwell

b.

John Davies

c.

Francis Quarles

d.

Joseph Sylvester

Question 970

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which Byron work begins thus?

“I want a hero: an uncommon want, when every year and month sends forth a new one …” ? (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Don Juan

b.

Manfred

c.

Cain

d.

Beppo

Question 971

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which among the following texts purports to be the autobiography of a mad German philosopher edited by an equally fictitious editor? (January paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Felix Holf

b.

The Professor

c.

The Dream of Gerontius

d.

Sartos Resartus

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