GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1805 - 1810 of 1960

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Question 1805

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which two of the following novels belong to the Victorian Age in English Literature? (December)

i. Pendennis

ii. The Way of all Flesh

iii. The Battle of Books

iv. Barchester Towers

Choose the correct option-

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(iii) and (iv)

b.

(i) and (iv)

c.

(ii) and (iv)

d.

(i) and (iii)

Question 1806

Question

MCQ▾

Who has written short story The Magic Shop?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

H. G. Wells

b.

Oscar Wilde

c.

O. Henry

d.

Washington Irving

Question 1807

Question

MCQ▾

Who propounded the concepts of readerly and writerly text?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Jacques Derrida

b.

Roland Barthes

c.

Michel Foucault

d.

Wolfgang Iser

Question 1808

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the verse unit which uses: Two unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Iambic

b.

Spondaic

c.

Trochaic

d.

Anapestic

Passage

Read the following passage from Antigone and answer the question (December)

Creon: And yet wert bold enough to break the law.

Antigone: Yea, for these laws were not ordained by Zeus.

And who sits enthroned with gods below,

Justice enacted not these human laws.

Nor did I deem that thou, a mortal man,

Could՚st by a breath annual and override.

The immutable unwritten laws of Heaven.

Question 1809 (1 of 1 Based on Passage)

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The three kinds of laws implicit in Antigone՚s response are:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Of Gods, of Justice, Of Man

b.

Human, unwritten, written

c.

Of Gods, of Zeus, of Justice

d.

Of Man, of Heaven, of Zeus

Question 1810

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following has never been appointed as poet laureate of UK?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Thomas Shadwell

b.

Robert Browning

c.

Simon Armitage

d.

William Wordsworth

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