GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1666 - 1670 of 1960

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Question 1666

Question

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Which among the following best describe the term Batrachomyomachia?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The bubonic plague of 1347.

b.

Latin for Dues ex Machina.

c.

A sixteenth-century Elizabethan club formed by Edmund Spenser, Gabriel Harvey, Edward dyer and sir Phillip Sydney for the reformation of English poetry.

d.

A silly conflict.

Question 1667

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MCQ▾

Identify the work written in prose by Edmund Spenser.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The history of the reformation of religion within the realm of Scotland.

b.

Visions of the world՚s vanitie.

c.

Colin clouts come home againe.

d.

A view of the present state of Ireland.

Question 1668

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MCQ▾

Which poet is also known as the bard of Ayrshire?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Homer

b.

William Wordsworth

c.

Robert Burns

d.

John Milton

Question 1669

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MCQ▾

Which pilgrim from the Canterbury tales is accredited with having an unfinished tale?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The weaver

b.

The cook

c.

The knight՚s yeoman

d.

The dyer

Question 1670

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MCQ▾

Dogberry appears in which work of William Shakespeare?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Much ado about nothing

b.

Twelfth night

c.

Henry IV

d.

Midsummer night՚s dream

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