GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1890 - 1893 of 1960

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Question 1890

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following feminist theorists posited a separate realm of female experience captured in a style of writing different from men? (1 October Morning Shift)

A. Elaine Showalter

B. Luce Irigaray

C. Kate Millet

D. Simone de Beauvoir

E. Helene Cixous

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

C, D and E only

b.

B and E only

c.

A, C and D only

d.

B and D only

Question 1891

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which two of the following events are described in Samuel Pepys՚ Diary?

(1 October Morning Shift)

A. The Plague in London

B. The Great Fire of London

C. The War of Spanish Succession

D. Essex Rebellion

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

B and D only

b.

A and C only

c.

A and B only

d.

B and C only

Question 1892

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following constitute the famous ‘Italian triumvirate’ ?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Francesco Petrarca

b.

Dante Alighieri

c.

Giovanni Boccaccio

d.

All a., c. and b. are correct

Passage

Comprehension:

Read the given passage and answer the questions that follow

The surgeon deposited it in her arms. She imprinted her cold, white lips passionately on its forehead; passed her hands over her face; gazed wildly around; shuddered; fell back- and died. They chased her breast hands, temples; but the blood had stopped forever. They talked of hope and comfort. They had been strangers too long. ‘It՚s all over, Mrs. Thingummy!’ said the surgeon at last.

Dickens, Oliver Twist

Question 1893 (1 of 2 Based on Passage)

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The implication of they had been stranger՚s too long is: (1 October Morning Shift)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

‘Hope and comfort’ had been strangers to the surgeon, nurse, and the patient too long.

b.

‘Hope and comfort’ had been stranger to the patient too long.

c.

‘Hope’ had been stranger to ‘comfort’ for too long.

d.

Those who spoke of hope and ‘comfort’ had been strangers too long.

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