GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 142 - 146 of 1960

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Question 142

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

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Which of the following novels is NOT written by Jean Rhys? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Wide Sargasso Sea

b.

The Quiet American

c.

After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie

d.

Good Morning, Midnight

Question 143

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MCQ▾

Which of the following statement is NOT true of Areopagitica? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It argues for the liberty of Unlicensed Printing.

b.

It was published in 1644.

c.

It is a speech addressed to the Parliament of England.

d.

It pleads for British privileges regarding Free Trade.

Question 144

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

“And miles to go before I sleep” is a line from a poem by (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Walt Whitman

b.

Emily Dickinson

c.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

d.

Robert Frost

Question 145

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Which of the following African writers won the Nobel Prize for Literature? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ngugi wa Thiong ′ o

b.

Chinua Achebe

c.

Bessie Head

d.

Nadine Gordimer

Question 146

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Listed below are some English plays across several centuries:

Twelfth Night, She Stoops to Conquer, The Importance of Being Earnest, Pygmalion and Blithe Spirit.

What is common to them? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

All romantic comedies; love and laughter

b.

All tragedies; sin and redemption

c.

All problem plays; scheming and intrigue

d.

All ideologically framed; class and gender

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