GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 183 - 186 of 1960

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Question 183

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following sixteenth-century poets was NOT a courtier? (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

George Puttenham

b.

Thomas Wyatt

c.

Walter Raleigh

d.

Philip Sidney

Question 184

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

″ You do not dwell in me nor I in you

however much I pander to your name ″

These lines from Geoffrey Hill՚s “Lachrimae” address (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Christ

b.

The poet՚s beloved

c.

The Devil

d.

The poet՚s enemy

Question 185

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

From among the Canterbury pilgrims, which group would qualify as the ‘upper class’ ? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Knight, The Squire, The Prioress

b.

The Pardoner, The Miller, The Nun՚s Priest

c.

The Reeve, The Manciple, The Clerk

d.

Franklin, Parson, Wife of Bath

Question 186

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What superstition around the Eve of St. Agnes is crucial to an understanding John Keat՚s famous poem? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

If a virgin performed the proper ritual on St. Agnes՚ Eve, she would dream of her future husband.

b.

If a married woman performed the proper ritual on St. Agnes՚ Eve, she would be reunited with her husband.

c.

If a woman performed the proper ritual on St. Agnes՚ Eve, she would dream of her future lover.

d.

If a virgin performed the proper ritual on St. Agnes՚ Eve, she would marry her lover.

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