GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1060 - 1063 of 1960

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Question 1060

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Charles Dickens՚s Bleak House is pointedly critical of England՚s: (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Court of Appeal

b.

Privy Council

c.

Military courts

d.

Court of Chancery

Question 1061

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Elizabeth Barrett Browning՚s Sonnets from the Portuguese is

I. A sequence of forty four Petrarchan sonnets.

II. A rewriting of Popean didactic verse.

III. A depiction of a contemporary setting and small events of ordinary life.

IV. A scathing criticism of the British colonial enterprise.

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and III

b.

II and IV

c.

I and II

d.

I and IV

Question 1062

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which novel of Thomas Hardy begins with the sombre description of Egdon Heath? (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Jude the Obscure

b.

Under the Greenwood Tree

c.

Far from the Madding Crowd

d.

The Return of the Native

Question 1063

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Horace Walpole՚s novel The Castle of Otranto tells the story of (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A tyrant who retires to a monastery at the end and lives happily ever after with his queen.

b.

A defiant and heartless tyrant who kills his own son mercilessly.

c.

An usurper and a tyrant who kills his own daughter by mistake.

d.

A castle that collapses and crushes the young and sickly prince to death.

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