GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1866 - 1869 of 1960

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Question 1866

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who said of the blank verse, quoting an unnamed critic, that is “… verse only to the eye,” adding further that it “has neither the easiness of prose, nor the melody of numbers” ? (1 October Morning Shift)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Alexander Pope

b.

Samuel Johnson

c.

John Dryden

d.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Question 1867

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

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

List-Ⅰ (Critics)List-Ⅱ (Text)
(A)

Samuel Daniel

(i)

Ars Poetica

(B)

Horace

(ii)

A Defence of Rhyme

(C)

John Dryden

(iii)

Timber: or, Discoveries

(D)

Ben Jonson

(iv)

Of Dramatic Poesy

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

Question 1868

Question

MCQ▾

Which famous poem celebrates the theme of Saint Valentine՚s Day and placed in the same year of marriage of king Richard II and Anne of Bohemia?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The house of Fame

b.

Troilus and Criseyde

c.

The Canterbury Tales

d.

Parliament of Fowls

Question 1869

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who is the author of “A Fragment” (1819) , one of the earliest vampire stories in English? (1 October Morning Shift)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

P. B. Shelley

b.

Mary Shelley

c.

Lord Byron

d.

Bram Stoker

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