GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1195 - 1197 of 1960

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Question 1195

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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Chapter III of Oliver Twist opens with a narratorial remark about Oliver being punished for “the commission of the impious and profane offence of asking for more.” What did Oliver ask for more? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

More books to read

b.

More food to eat

c.

More money to spend

d.

More time to play

Question 1196

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Edmund Spenser՚s Epithalamion is a carefully structured poem carrying ________corresponding to the ________. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Three hundred and sixty five lines; days of the year

b.

Fourteen stanzas; two week-long bridal ceremonies

c.

Eleven stanzas; eleventh month, November

d.

Twelve stanzas; months of the year

Question 1197

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

In the first scene in which Goethe՚s Faust appears he is dejected by the study of Philosophy, Law, Medicine and Theology, turns to Magic art to acquire infinite knowledge. But he fails and in desperation attempts to commit suicide, but refrains at the final moment. What prevents Faust from committing suicide? (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The chiming of the bells announcing Easter festivities

b.

Mephistopheles appears and offers to initiate him into magic art

c.

His attendant Wagner persuades him to revoke the decision

d.

The intervention of archangel Gabriel

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