GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1265 - 1268 of 1960

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Question 1265

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which Victorian poet is the author of the following lines?

″ God himself is the best Poet,

And the Real is His song. ″ (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Matthew Arnold

b.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

c.

Lord Tennyson

d.

Robert Browning

Question 1266

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

″ That woman՚s days were spent

In ignorant good – will,

Her nights in argument

Until her voice grew shrill ″ (W. B. Yeats: ″ Easter 1916 ″ )

Who is the poet referring to? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Maud Gonne

b.

Lady Augusta Gregory

c.

Constance Gore – Booth Markievicz

d.

Kathleen Pilcher

Question 1267

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which of the following volumes do you find a charming appreciation of the Wordsworth household by Thomas de Quincey? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Notes on My Lake Country Evenings

b.

Reminiscences of the English Lake Poets

c.

The Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

d.

Lives and Letters, Far Away and Long Ago

Question 1268

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE regarding the poems of Derek Walcott? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Walcott has written a poem entitled “Jean Rhys”

b.

In “A Far Cry From Africa” Walcott depicts his divided loyalties in the context of the Changuna Uprising

c.

In “The Sadhu of Couva” Walcott refers to Diwali, Hanuman and the Ramayana

d.

His poem “Goats and Monkeys” has an epigraph from Shakespeare՚s Othello

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