GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1120 - 1123 of 1960

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Question 1120

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The first instance of female cross-dressing with the disconcerting nuances of a boy actor dressing as a boy while playing the role of a woman in the dramatic world of Shakespeare occurs in ________. (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

b.

A Midsummer Night՚s Dream

c.

Twelfth Night

d.

As you Like It

Question 1121

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the modern plays by a British playwright actually puts Shakespeare as character on stage? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Edward Bond՚s Bingo

b.

Joe Orton՚s Loot

c.

Terence Rattigan՚s Inspector calls

d.

Harold Pinter՚s Mountain Language

Question 1122

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following novels deals with the Biafran War? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

July՚s People

b.

Arrow of God

c.

Waiting for the Barbarians

d.

Half of a Yellow Sun

Question 1123

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

John Lydgate begins his Siege of Thebes with a prologue of 176 lines in which he imagines himself joining Chaucer՚s pilgrims in Canterbury, where he speaks with the Host and agrees to tell the first tale on homeward journey. The story that Lydgate tells as the pilgrims depart from Canterbury is meant to be a companion piece to: (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Miller՚s Tale

b.

The Wife of Bath՚s Tale

c.

The Pardoner՚s Tale

d.

The Knight՚s Tale

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