GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1234 - 1237 of 1960

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Question 1234

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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In tracing the history of English poetry, Thomas Gray ′ s “Progress of Poesy” invokes a major poet as follows: “Nor second He, that rode sublime Upon the seraph-wings of Extasy, The secrets of th ′ Abyss to spy.” Who is “He” ? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

John Dryden

b.

John Milton

c.

Edmund Spenser

d.

William Shakespeare

Question 1235

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

“Yet it is the masculine values that prevail” , observed a famous writer “Speaking cruelly” , she continued, “football and sport are ‘important’ , the worship of fashion, the buying of clothes ‘trivial’ .” Name the author and the text. (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Audre Lorde “Age, Race, Class …”

b.

Jean Rhys, After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie

c.

Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

d.

Virginia Woolf, A Room of One՚s Own

Question 1236

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Which of the following novels of Joseph Conrad is set in Malay? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Lord Jim

b.

Heart of Darkness

c.

Nigger of the Narcissus

d.

Nostromo

Question 1237

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

To whom did Raja Ram Mohan Roy write in 1823 his letter seeking the introduction of English education in India? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Lord Bentinck

b.

Lord Hastings

c.

Lord Cunningham

d.

Lord Amherst

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