GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 17 - 19 of 1960

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Question 17

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

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In John Bunyan՚s Pilgrims Progress what is the first obstacle encountered by Christian on his progress? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Slough of Despond

b.

Vanity Fair

c.

The Swamp of Despair

d.

The River of Death

Question 18

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Select the right chronological sequence of the date of Bible translations. (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Revised Standard Version – King James Version – Tyndale – Holman Christian Standard Bible

b.

Revised Standard Version – Holman Christian Standard Bible – King James Version – Tyndale

c.

Tyndale – King James Version – Revised Standard Version – Holman Christian Standard Version

d.

King James Version – Tyndale – Revised Standard Version – Holman Christian Standard Bible

Question 19

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Towards the end of Evelyn Waugh՚s A Handful of Dust the protagonist Tony Last is trapped in the jungle by the calculating crazy Mr. Todd who forces him to read and reread the novels of a particular author. Waugh has also written a short story dealing with Tony՚s singular experience in the jungle. Who is the novelist referred to and what is the title of the short story? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Charles Dickens, “The Man Who Liked Dickens”

b.

Rudyard Kipling, “Revisiting the Jungle”

c.

Henry Fielding, “Tom Jones՚s Journey into the Wild”

d.

Joseph Conrad, “Shadows of the Dark Trees”

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