GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1223 - 1225 of 1960

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Question 1223

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

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″ Our almost-instinct almost true:

What will survive of us is love. ″

Identify the poem by Philip Larkin that ends with the above lines: (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Next, Please”

b.

“High Windows”

c.

“An Arundel Tomb”

d.

“This Be the Verse”

Question 1224

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

This eighteenth-century English poem imitates spenser in stanza form and in allegorical narrative: passers - by are lured by an enchanter with promises of ease, luxury, and aesthetic delight, then consigned to a dungeon where they languish in apathy and impotence until the Knight of Arts and Industry dissolves the spell. Identify the poem. (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The task

b.

The Castle of Indolence

c.

The Vanity of Human Wishes

d.

The seasons

Question 1225

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

What was remarkable about the poet F. T. Marinetti՚s first Futurist Manifesto in Le Figaro? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It proclaimed that someone must go on writing for those who were still convinced of the future for which they had taken up arms.

b.

It blasted the dead weight of “museums, libraries, and academics,” glorifying “the beauty of speed.”

c.

It resounded like the monotonous beating of a big drum that filled the air with muffled shocks and lingering vibration.

d.

It declared that man, the individual, is an infinite reservoir of possibilities; and if man can so rearrange society by the destruction of oppressive disorder, then the possibilities have a future.

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