GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1180 - 1183 of 1960

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Question 1180

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

After his return from the land of Houyhnhnms, Gulliver refused to let his wife and children________. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

show disrespect to English horses.

b.

touch his bread, or drink out of his cup.

c.

communicate with him in English tongue.

d.

ride horse-drawn carriages.

Question 1181

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following critics discerned in the Shelleyan Lyric the signs “of adolescence” ? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Cleanth Brooks

b.

F. R. Leavis

c.

T. S. Eliot

d.

I. A. Richards

Question 1182

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

A poet laureate said “I do not think that since Shakespeare there has been such a master of the English language as I.” Who is the poet? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ted Hughes

b.

John Dryden

c.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

d.

Stephen Spender

Question 1183

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is an elegy on John Donne՚s wife, who died in 1617? (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Thou hast made me”

b.

“Holy Sonnet 17”

c.

“Death, be not proud”

d.

“At the round earth՚s imagined corners”

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