GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 116 - 119 of 1960

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Question 116

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Name the dominant meter of the following quatrain:

The curfew tolls the knell of parting day,

The lowing herd winds slowly o՚er the lea,

The plowman homeward plods his weary way,

And leaves the world to darkness and to me. (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Trochaic Pentameter

b.

Terza Rima

c.

Iambic Pentameter

d.

Iambic Hexameter

Question 117

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who are Didi and Gogo? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

They are two characters in Breath.

b.

They are nicknames, respectively, for Lucky and Pozzo.

c.

They are two characters in Endgame.

d.

They are nicknames, respectively, for Vladimir and Estragon.

Question 118

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What common link do you find among

“The Disquieting Muses” by Sylvia Plath,

“The Starry Night” by Anne Sexton,

“Mourning Picture” by Adrienne Rich, and

“Musee des Beaux Arts” by W. H. Auden? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

They are all inspired by paintings.

b.

They are all inspired by Van Gogh՚s paintings.

c.

They inspired paintings.

d.

They are confessional poems.

Question 119

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

″ Heav ‘n has no rage, like love to hatred turn’ d,

Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorn ′ d. ″

Identify the text in which the above quote occurs: (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Mourning Bride

b.

Love for Love

c.

The Double-Dealer

d.

The Way of the World

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