GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1862 - 1865 of 1960

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Question 1862

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following coined the dictum, “the medium is the message” ?

(1 October Morning Shift)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Erving Hoffman

b.

John Fiske

c.

Marshall McLuhan

d.

Raymond Williams

Question 1863

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match List I with List II (1 October Morning Shift)

List-Ⅰ (Linguist)List-Ⅱ (Concept)
(A)

Paul Grice

(i)

Linguistic signs

(B)

Nancy Dorian

(ii)

Cooperative principle

(C)

Ferdinand de Saussure

(iii)

Language death

(D)

Edward Sapir

(iv)

Linguistic relativity

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

Question 1864

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What game do the characters play in Act II of Harold Pinter՚s The Birthday Party? (1 October Morning Shift)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Blind man՚s buff

b.

A game of chess

c.

Musical chairs

d.

A game of cards

Question 1865

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which British administrator sought “to make everything as English as possible in a country which resembles England in nothing,” as recorded by Sir Thomas Munro?

(1 October Morning Shift)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Lord Hastings

b.

Lord Bentick

c.

Lord Wellesley

d.

Lord Cornwallis

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