GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1614 - 1617 of 1960

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Question 1614

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Considering the story of the novel, what does the title Dombey and Son stand for? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It suggests the choice between a son and a daughter

b.

It suggests the commercial aspect of life

c.

It suggests the opposition between a father and a son

d.

It suggests the importance of a dynasty

Question 1615

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What is the meaning of ‘langue’ in Saussure an linguistics? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Individual speech acts

b.

Language in the abstract sense

c.

The dialectic between thought and speech

d.

An organized system of differences

Question 1616

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who is referred to as ‘beast’ in the quote ‘Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood’ in William Golding՚s Lord of the Flies (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Roger

b.

Ralph

c.

Simon

d.

Piggy

Question 1617

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

From among the following, identify the two correct statements in Johnson՚s criticism of Shakespeare: (June)

i) His Athenians are not sufficiently Greek and his kings not completely royal.

ii) He sacrifices virtue to convenience and is more careful to please than to instruct.

iii) He adheres to strict chronology and gives to one age or nation only its own customs and opinions.

iv) He sacrifices reason, property and truth to pursue even a poor and barren quibble.

Choose the correct option:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(ii) and (iv)

b.

(iii) and (iv)

c.

(i) and (iii)

d.

(i) and (ii)

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