GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 265 - 268 of 1960

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Question 265

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In the Defense of Poesy Sidney says: “Now as in geometry the oblique must be known as well as right and in arithmetic, the odd as well as the even, so in the actions of our life who seeth not the filthiness of evil wanteth a great foil to perceive the beauty of virtue” . Which of the following forms of poesy offers a foil that helps us perceive the beauty of virtue? (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Pastorals

b.

Comedy

c.

Parody

d.

Tragedy

Question 266

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Works like The Earthly Paradise, Dante and His Circle, Goblin Market and Other Poems and the journal, The Germ are associated with ________. (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Higher Criticism

b.

The Pre-Raphaelites

c.

The Pre-Romantics

d.

The Cavalier Poets

Question 267

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The determining feature of syllabic verse is neither nor but the number of syllables in a line. (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Gists, piths

b.

Number, numbers

c.

Sounds, silences

d.

Stress, quantity

Question 268

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Mystery and Miracle plays in English were based on ________. (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

English legends

b.

Biblical stories

c.

English folklore

d.

Anglo-Saxon myths

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