GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1191 - 1194 of 1960

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Question 1191

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“The Gilded Age” refers to a period of American history between 1870 and the first decades of the twentieth century. Who among the following American writers is credited with the coining of the term? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

William Dean Howells

b.

Theodore Dreiser

c.

Mark Twain

d.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Question 1192

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

A significant development in 1662 was the establishment of The Royal Society in England. The main purpose of the society was ________. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

to promote theatre

b.

to set norms for civil society

c.

to set the rules for the royal court and governance

d.

to guide and promote the development of science and scientific exploration

Question 1193

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the New Critic who served as the cultural attaché at the American Embassy in London from 1964 to 1966: (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

John Crowe Ransom

b.

Robert Penn Warren

c.

Allen Tate

d.

Cleanth Brooks

Question 1194

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

″ You are your words. Your listeners see

Written on your face the poems they hear

Like letters carved in a tree՚s bark

The sight and sounds of solitudes endured ″ .

These are lines from a poem by ________ on the death of ________. (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

T. S. Eliot; Robert Frost

b.

Dylan Thomas; Robert Bridges

c.

Stephen Spender; W. H. Auden

d.

Siegfried Sassoon; Wilfred Owen

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