GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 366 - 367 of 1960

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Question 366

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the titles of the following poems by Tennyson with their opening lines according to the code given below: (June Paper 3)

List-Ⅰ (Titles of Poems)List-Ⅱ (Opening Lines)
(A)

“The Lotos Eaters”

(i)

″ The woods decay, the woods decay and fall,

The vapours weep their burthen to the ground. ″

(B)

‘The Lady of Shalott’

(ii)

″ Courage ′ he said, and pointed towards the land.

The mounting wave will roll us shoreward soon. ″

(C)

“Tithonus”

(iii)

“On either side the river lie Long fields of barley and of rye.”

(D)

‘Ulysses’

(iv)

“It little profists that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Matched with an aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal laws unto a savage race.”

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

Question 367

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Why are Elizabeth Barrett Browning՚s Sonnets called “From Sonnets from the Portuguese” ? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

She wrote the whole in Portugal

b.

The sonnets were translated from the Portuguese.

c.

The sonnets were narrated by a Portuguese.

d.

She presented it under the guise of a translation from the Portuguese language.

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