GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1413 - 1416 of 1960

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Question 1413

Appeared in Year: 2010 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

To whom is Mary Shelley՚s famous work Frankenstein dedicated? (December Paper-II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Lord Byron

b.

Claire Clairmont

c.

William Godwin

d.

P B Shelley

Question 1414

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The very last passage of a novel is given below. Identify the novel.

“Welcome, O life, I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race. April 27. Old father, old artificer, stand me now and ever in good stead.” (July Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Maurice

b.

To the light house

c.

Almayer՚s Folly

d.

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Question 1415

Appeared in Year: 2010 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

About which nineteenth century English writer was it said that “He had succeeded as a writer not by conforming to the Spirit of the Age, but in opposition to it” ? (December Paper-II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hazlitt on Lamb

b.

Lord Byron on Coleridge

c.

Coleridge on Keats

d.

De Quincey on Crabbe

Question 1416

Appeared in Year: 2010 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Verse that has no set theme – no regular meter, rhyme or stanzaic pattern is

(I) open form

(II) Flexible form

(III) Free verse

(IV) Blank verse

The correct combination for the statement, according to the code, is (June Paper-II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

III and IV are correct

b.

I and III are correct

c.

II, III and IV are correct

d.

I, II and III are correct

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