GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1447 - 1450 of 1960

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Question 1447

Appeared in Year: 2010 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The term ‘Cultural Materialism’ is associated with (June Paper-II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Matthew Arnold

b.

Raymond Williams

c.

Stephen Greenblatt

d.

Richard Hoggart

Question 1448

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Based on the life of a thirteenth-century troubadour, from among the following identify the work, which marked a catastrophic failure in Robert Browning՚s poetic career, earning him a reputation for impenetrable difficulty? (July Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Ring and the Book

b.

Pauline

c.

Paracelsus

d.

Sordello

Question 1449

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Arrange the following elegies in English in chronological order. (July Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” - “Adonais” - “In Memoriam” - “Thyrsis”

b.

“Adonais” - “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” - “In Memoriam” - “Thyrsis”

c.

“Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” - “Adonais” - “Thyrsis” - “In Memoriam”

d.

“Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” - “In Memoriam” - “Adonais” - “Thyrsis”

Question 1450

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Evelyn Waugh once complained that T. S. Eliot՚s Poems, 1909 - 1925was “marvellously good, but very hard to understand.” The most pessimistic novel Waugh wrote was called ________ and he owed the title to ________. (July Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Scoop - “Morning at the Window”

b.

A Handful of Dust - The Waste Land

c.

Prancing Nigger - Ash Wednesday

d.

Black Mischief - “Sweeney among the Nightingales”

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