GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1572 - 1574 of 1960

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Question 1572

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The Sadler Commission Report (1917 — 1919) was critical of the quality of students graduating harm the university and had very perceptive remarks on English and the use of mother tongue in Indian education. What was this Commission appointed for? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

To investigate and recommend teaching methods of languages generally

b.

To study the problems of Calcutta University

c.

To evolve a three-language formula for the Indian schools

d.

To examine the functioning of the Directorate of Public Instruction in Delhi

Question 1573

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

For which one of the following reasons, in Oscar Wilde՚s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Gray breaks down when he sees his finished portrait? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Overwhelmed by the beauty of the portrait

b.

Distraught by the badly drawn portrait

c.

Distraught by the fact that his beauty will fade while the portrait stays beautiful

d.

Overjoyed by the feeling that his beauty will be known to all

Question 1574

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Read the following lines:

In a station of the metro

The apparition of these faces in the crowd:

Petals on a wet, black bough.

Which of the following poetic programmes is illustrated by the above lines? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Symbolism

b.

The Movement

c.

Imagism

d.

Naturalism

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