GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1440 - 1442 of 1960

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Question 1440

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The eighteenth century practice in England of bookselling was midway between direct patronage and impersonal sales. A patron paid half the cost of a book before publication and half on delivery. The author of the book received these payments directly. The patron՚s name appeared in the preface for the book published in this manner. This practice was known as ________. (July Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Contribution

b.

Subscription

c.

Pre-publication

d.

Remaindering

Question 1441

Appeared in Year: 2010 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Stephen Dedalus is a fictional character associated with

I. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

II. Sons and Lovers

III. Ulysses

IV. The Heart of Darkness

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I & II

b.

I & III

c.

III & IV

d.

I, II & III

Question 1442

Appeared in Year: 2010 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which of his voyages, Gulliver discovered mountain-like beings? (December Paper-II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The land of the Laputans

b.

The land of the Houyhnhnms

c.

The land of the Brobdingnagians

d.

The land of the Lilliputians

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