History of English Literature [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 172 - 175 of 242

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Question 172

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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Which of these works by Indian writers does NOT have the Naxalite Movement as a background? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Shadow Lines

b.

Mother of 1084

c.

The Lives of Others

d.

The Lowland

Question 173

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Sindi Oberoi, the narrator hero in Arun Joshi՚s The Foreigner says: “My foreignness lay within me and I couldn՚t leave myself behind wherever I went.” Identify the countries which Sindi Oberoi went to. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Kenya, America, England, Australia, India

b.

Kenya, England, Canada, India

c.

Kenya, Uganda, England, America, India

d.

Kenya, Uganda, New Zealand, England, India

Question 174

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In his Poems of Love and War, a collection of classic Indian poems in English translation, A. K. Ramanujan sought to revive an ancient ________ poetic tradition. Choose the right word. (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Tamil

b.

Kannada

c.

Pali

d.

Sanskrit

Question 175

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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Azizun, a courtesan from Kanpur in A Tale from the Year 1857: Azizun Nisa by Tripurari Sharma undergoing self-actualisation says: “Yes, I must complete what I՚ve set out to do. I՚m not a mere woman.” In order to make her impact by her attitudinal shift, she ________. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

forsakes her profession to become a soldier.

b.

becomes a successful dancer.

c.

challenges the codifiers of the Shariat.

d.

becomes a political leader.

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