GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 29 - 31 of 1960

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Question 29

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following bought and renovated the house of the Anglican poet, George Herbert, near Salisbury, England, in 1996? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Daljit Nagra

b.

Amitava Kumar

c.

Arundhati Roy

d.

Vikram Seth

Question 30

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Identify the correct chronological sequence of publication of the four parts of The Four Quartets. (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Little Gidding – Burnt Norton – The Dry Salvages – East Coker

b.

Burnt Norton – Little Gidding – The Dry Salvages – East Coker

c.

Burnt Norton – East Coker – The Dry Salvages – Little Gidding

d.

Burnt Norton – The Dry Salvages – East Coker – Little Gidding

Question 31

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

This poet was accidently killed in Burma by a pistol shot in 1944. His posthumously published collection of poems Ha! Ha! Among the Trumpets is divided into three sections. The first section describes a tense, waiting England and the second the voyage to the East. In the third section he is uncomfortably comes to terms with the alien contours, the harsh light and the dry wastes of India as evident in poems like “The Maratta Ghats” , “Indian Day” and “Observation Post: Forward Area” . Who is the poet? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sidney Keyes

b.

Keith Douglas

c.

Alun Lewis

d.

David Gascoyne

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