GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 234 - 237 of 1960

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Question 234

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In Sophocles՚ Oedipus Rex the first scene finds Oedipus (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

In conversation with a priest

b.

Giving audience to an ambassador

c.

In consultation with a minister

d.

In consultation with a general

Question 235

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

While foregrounding the marginal presence of women in history in A Room of One՚s Own, Virginia Woolf refers to ________ History of England. (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sander՚s

b.

Trevelyan՚s

c.

Campbell՚s

d.

Carter՚s

Question 236

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“The Books You needn՚t Read, the Books Made For Purposes Other Than Reading, Books Read Before You Open Them Since They Belong To The Category of Books Read Before Being Written …”

The above extract is taken from (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Umberto Eco՚s The Name of the Rose

b.

Francis Bacon՚s “Of Studies”

c.

Italo Colvino՚s If on a Winter՚s Night a Traveller

d.

Jorge Luis Borges՚s “The Library of Babel”

Question 237

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In Aphra Behn՚s Oronooko, how does the titular character die? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

He is whipped to death.

b.

He disembowels himself.

c.

He is hanged in the public square.

d.

He is cut to pieces slowly by the executioner.

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