History of English Literature [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 10 - 13 of 242

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Question 10

History of English Literature

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 11

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is not a part of the series of poems called Jejuri, written by Arun Kolatkar? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Yeshwant Rao”

b.

“Chaitanya”

c.

“The Priest”

d.

“An Old Man”

Question 12

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

At the beginning of the Restoration period, there was a seismic shift in the social, political and religious attitudes of the English. Which of the following statements best describes that shift? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

England shifted from an atheistic oligarchy to a deistic squirearchy.

b.

England shifted from an aristocratic Catholic monarchy to a parliamentary democracy.

c.

England shifted from a Republican Puritan Commonwealth to an aristocratic Anglican monarchy.

d.

England shifted from a parliamentary democracy to an aristocratic Catholic tyranny.

Question 13

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the poet, translator, publisher and essayist who founded a press in the 1950s called Writers՚ Workshop and provided a publishing outlet for Indians writing in English. (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A. K. Mehrotra

b.

Vinay Dharwadkar

c.

P. Lal

d.

A. K. Ramanujan

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