GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1627 - 1630 of 1960

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Question 1627

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements is true in terms of distribution of metrical feet? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Iambic is to Trochaic as Anapaestic is to Dactylic

b.

Dactylic is to Trochaic as Iambic is to Anapaestic

c.

Trochaic is to Anapaestic as Dactylic is to Iambic

d.

Anapaestic is to Dactylic as Trochaic is to Iambic

Question 1628

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following correctly describes ‘black humour’ as a morbid and provocative treatment of

(June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Childhood and accident

b.

Death and disease

c.

Old age and disease

d.

Youth and passionate love

Question 1629

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

″ The last temptation is the greatest treason (June)

To do the right deed for the wrong reason. ″

(T. S. Eliot, Murder in the Cathedral)

Why is the ‘temptation’ , ‘treason’ for the speaker of the lines?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It is only self-serving

b.

It is not intended

c.

It is conspiratorial

d.

It violates a norm

Question 1630

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the Novelist with the Publisher: (June)

Choose the correct option from those given below:

List-Ⅰ (Column-I)List-Ⅱ (Column-II)
(A)

Frances Burney

(i)

Robert Dodsley

(B)

Laurence Sterne

(ii)

Thomas Lowndes

(C)

Daniel Defoe

(iii)

William Taylor

(D)

Henry Fielding

(iv)

Andrew Millar

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

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