GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1168 - 1170 of 1960

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Question 1168

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following plays by Henrik Ibsen deals with the perils that await the emancipated woman in a society which is not ready to accept her? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A Doll՚s House

b.

An Enemy of the People

c.

Pillars of Society

d.

Hedda Gabler

Question 1169

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Tereza, in Milan Kundera՚s novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, troubled by Tomas՚s promiscuity, falls an easy prey to jealousy, fear and nightmares. Which of the following are the terrible dreams she has?

(1) She dreams of cats attacking her.

(2) She dreams of wolves attacking her.

(3) She dreams that she is dead and buried in a common grave where she lies with the corpses of strangers.

(4) She dreams that she is dead, stripped of her clothes and plagued by other naked corpses.

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(2) and (3)

b.

(1) and (4)

c.

(1) and (3)

d.

(2) and (4)

Question 1170

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify from among the following, the one incorrect statement on M. Anantanarayanan՚s Silver Pilgrimage (1961) : (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

M. Anantanarayanan modelled this narrative on the well-known picaresque novels in English.

b.

Among the literary texts quoted by the novel are lines from Shakespeare, Donne and Rilke and classical Tamil poets.

c.

The Silver Pilgrimage is M. Anantanarayanan՚s only foray into fiction.

d.

This novel is mainly an account of the adventures of Jayasurya, a Sri Lankan prince of the sixteenth century.

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