GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 989 - 992 of 1960

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Question 989

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

″ A Tun of Man in thy large Bulk is writ,

But sure thou ′ rt but a Kilderkin of wit ″

In the above lines what does Dryden mean by ‘Kilderkin’ ? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A small barrel of wine

b.

A small amount, as contrasted with ‘tun’

c.

A trivial instance

d.

Kith and kin

Question 990

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The title of Sir Thomas Browne՚s famous treatise, Religio Medici means: (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Religion of a Doctor

b.

Religion of Magician

c.

Religion of Divinity

d.

Religion of Meditation

Question 991

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

″ … Every other stone is god or cousin there is no crop other than god

And god is harvested here around the year. ″

This extract is from: (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Arun Kolatkar՚s Jejuri

b.

R. Parthasarathy՚s “Under Another Sky”

c.

P. Lal՚s “Being Very Simple, God”

d.

Jayanta Mahapatra՚s “Konarak”

Question 992

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“A text is not a line of words releasing a single ‘theological’ meaning (the ‘message’ of the Author-God) but a multi-dimensional space in which a variety of writings, none of them original, blend and clash. The text is a tissue of quotations drawn from the innumerable centres of culture.” Which of the following best expresses the position stated above? (January paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A text is a force field of ambiguity where meanings collapse in the face of opposition.

b.

A text is a linguistic construct without any unity of meaning and is linked to multiple sources of language and culture.

c.

A text is a tissue of lies that has no referential and cultural validity.

d.

A text is a communication from the Author-God with multiple meanings.

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