GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1202 - 1204 of 1960

Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 1960 questions. Access all new questions- tracking exam pattern and syllabus. View the complete topic-wise distribution of questions. Unlimited Access, Unlimited Time, on Unlimited Devices!

View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 550.00 -OR-

How to register? Already Subscribed?

Question 1202

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Beneath them sit the aged men, wise guardians of the poor; Then cherish pity, lest you drive an angel from your door.”

These concluding lines of William Blake՚s Innocence poem called “Holy Thursday” allude to a Biblical passage. Identify the passage. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before the angel, that it was an error. Ecclesiastes 5.6

b.

And they said unto her, Thou art mad. But she constantly affirmed that it was even so. Then said they, It is his angel. The Acts 12.15

c.

The angel of the Lord encampeth round about those who fear Him and delivereth them. Psalms 34.7

d.

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Hebrews 13.2

Question 1203

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who is the author of the statement “A prophet is a Seer, not an Arbitrary Dictator” ? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Oscar Wilde

b.

Kahlil Gibran

c.

William Blake

d.

Salman Rushdie

Question 1204

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

″ So when the last and dreadful hour This crumbling pageant shall devour,

The trumpet shall be heard on high,

The dead shall live, the living die, And music shall untune the sky ″

These are the closing lines of a famous poem.

Identify the poem. (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Il penseroso

b.

“The Good - Morrow”

c.

“Song for St. Cecilia՚s Day”

d.

“Song: The Year՚s at the Spring”

Developed by: