History of English Literature [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 65 - 67 of 242

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Question 65

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The son of a joiner, he was apprenticed as a printer. He remained a printer throughout his life. He was asked to a series of modern letters for those who could not write for themselves. This humble task taught him the art of expressing himself in letters. Who is the novelist? (Paper 2 June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Tobias Smollett

b.

Samuel Richardson

c.

Henry Fielding

d.

Daniel Defoe

Question 66

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Among the following playwrights, who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1920? (Paper 2 June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

J B Priestly

b.

William Somerset Maugham

c.

Sean O ′ Casey

d.

Eugene O ′ Neill

Question 67

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Pick out the two relevant and correct descriptions of U. R. Ananthamurthy՚s Samskara.

  1. The novel is written in English
  2. The novel is concerned with the progressive ideas of the times.
  3. The novel is set in Malgudi
  4. The novel is a satire on the representatives of a decadent Brahmin society.
  5. Samskara is a regional novel
  6. Praneschacharya does not atone for his sin. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1 and 4 are correct

b.

4 and 5 are correct

c.

3 and 2 are correct

d.

5 and 6 are correct

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