GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1198 - 1201 of 1960

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Question 1198

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following texts of Amitav Ghosh is based on the refugee occupation of an island in the Sundarvans? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Hungry Tide

b.

River of Smoke

c.

Sea of Poppies

d.

The Glass Palace

Question 1199

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following characters of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov dies in the final scene? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Anya

b.

Varya

c.

Lopakhin

d.

Firs

Question 1200

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire in six volumes was a great achievement by Edward Gibbon. It was published between 1776 and 1788, two significant dates that. (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Covered the fall of peasantry and the rise of bureaucracy in England.

b.

Signalled the American Revolution and the French Revolution.

c.

Suggest the period of Queen Anne՚s reign.

d.

Signalled the end of the Napoleonic wars and the rise of Feudalism.

Question 1201

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Sweet is the lore which nature brings; Our meddling intellect Mis-shapes the beauteous forms of things: We murder to dissect.

– Wordsworth (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Nature is incomplete without a human witness to attest to its beauty.

b.

The flaws inherent in human nature are also evident in the natural world.

c.

Human endeavours will succeed only if the laws of nature are taken into account.

d.

Nature yields a pleasure superior to that derived from intrusive human inquiry

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