GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1208 - 1211 of 1960

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Question 1208

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The translation of Geeta into English in 1784 called Bhagvit – Geeta marked, in William Jones՚s opinion, an “event that made it possible for the first time to have a reliable impression of Indian Literature” . Who was the translator? (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Nathaniel Halhed

b.

Charles Wilkins

c.

H. J. Colebrooke

d.

Rammohan Roy

Question 1209

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

How would one best describe Thomas Carlyle՚s Sartor Resartus (1833) ? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A combination of novel, autobiography, and essay

b.

A combination of journal, fashion-book, and tips for advertisers

c.

A lyrical novel a la Marcel Proust

d.

A satire on sartorial fashions and feibles of medieval Europe

Question 1210

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

William Dunbar՚s Lament for the makers is about: (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Kings

b.

Peasants

c.

Poets

d.

Priests

Question 1211

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of these works in nineteenth-century Russian fiction originated the type of a Superfluous Man? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Eugene Onegin

b.

A Hero of our Own Times

c.

The Diary of a Superfluous Man

d.

Dead Souls

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