GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1152 - 1154 of 1960

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Question 1152

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What is Gilgamesh?

  1. A Babylonian epic poem
  2. A series of gnomic verses
  3. A classical play
  4. The story of a harsh ruler (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(3)

b.

(2)

c.

(1) and (4)

d.

(1) and (2)

Question 1153

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

This Byron work revolves around a wife whose husband is presumed lost at sea and she takes a lover in his absence. Everybody behaves agreeably on the husband՚s return. Byron՚s technical skills in verse is in display here as the work counterpoints the colloquial and the formal. Identify the work: (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Don Juan

b.

Manfred

c.

The Bride of Abydos

d.

Beppo

Question 1154

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements about Thomas Mann՚s novels is true?

  1. Buddenbrooks is a family saga set in the early decades of the twentieth century.
  2. Aschenbach, the writer protagonist in Death in Venice, is preoccupied with classicism, especially with classical ideals of male beauty.
  3. In his second winter at the sanatorium, Hans Castorp, protagonist of The Magic Mountain gets lost in a blizzard during a solitary skiing expedition.
  4. Adrian Leverkuhn, the modern day Faustus in Mann՚s Doctor Faustus is a musician.

The right combination according to the code is: (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) , (2) and (4) are correct

b.

Only (2) and (4) are correct

c.

Only (1) and (3) are correct

d.

(2) , (3) and (4) are correct

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