GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1621 - 1624 of 1960

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Question 1621

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following is celebrated in John Keats՚s Lines on the Mermaid Tavern? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Bryson of the Park

b.

Jack, the Giant-Killer

c.

Robin Hood

d.

Jack, the Ripper

Question 1622

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following correctly describes the meaning of Macbeth՚s words ‘Life is but a walking shadow’ ? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Life is just devoid of stability

b.

Life is just devoid of light

c.

Life is just devoid of spirit

d.

Life is just devoid of substance

Question 1623

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Why did T. S. Eliot assert that Virgil, not Homer, is the poet of Europe? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Homer was a pagan who was a renegade

b.

Virgil belongs to the Roman period

c.

There are some initial moral concerns in Virgil

d.

Virgil wrote in Latin while Homer wrote in Greek

Question 1624

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following words best describes the heroes of Cervantes ′ Don Quixote, Mark Twain ′ s The Adventure: of Tom Sawyer and Thomas Mann ′ s The Confessions: of Felix Krull ″ (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Philanderer

b.

Picaro

c.

Ficelle

d.

Mannequin

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