GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1155 - 1157 of 1960

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Question 1155

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who is the author of the poem, “Our Casuarina Tree” ? (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Kamala Das

b.

Toru Dutt

c.

Sarojini Naidu

d.

Rabindranath Tagore

Question 1156

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In this Jacobean play the Black King and his men, representing Spain and the Jesuits, are checkmated by the White Knight, Prince Charles. This political satire drew crowds to the Globe Theatre until the Spanish ambassador protested and James I suppressed the play. Identify the play: (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Wonderful Year

b.

A Game at Chess

c.

A King and No King

d.

The Knight of the Burning Pestle

Question 1157

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Philip Sidney defended poetry against such descriptions of it as “the mother of lies” and “the nurse of abuse.” His main argument here is ________. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The poet is a philosopher for whom truth is a lie, and lie truth, in an imaginary world.

b.

The poet is no conjuror or illusionist and represents a world.

c.

The poet cannot lie because he is not claiming to tell us the truth.

d.

The poet cannot speak the truth because he is not representing the real world.

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