GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1238 - 1239 of 1960

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Question 1238

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

‘Anti - foundationalism’ holds that: (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Every theory poses different questions and, therefore, what counts as ‘fact’ and ‘truth’ differs in every case.

b.

All truth claims can be judged true or false, usually against empirical facts.

c.

Causal statements about the relationship between dependent and independent variablescan be made.

d.

Truth is the foundation of all representational experience.

Question 1239

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is NOT true regarding the Oresteia trilogy by Aeschylus? (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Orestes, who has come back with the intention of murdering Clytemnestra unexpectedly meets her, and pretending to be a stranger, tells her that Orestes is dead.

b.

Orestes, pursued by the Furies, flees from them when they fall asleep. Then, Clytemnestra՚s ghost appears to wake them up.

c.

Aegisthus՚s vengeful feelings for Agamemnon results from their rivalry for the hand of Clytemnestra.

d.

Cassandra, cursed by Apollo predicts the death of Agamemnon, though her prophecy is ignored.

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