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Question 179

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

An Indian English poet once remarked that his discipline and education gave him his “outer” whereas his Indian origin gave him “inner” form. Reflecting a part of this claim is a famous essay he called ________. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Is There a Native Way of Thinking?”

b.

“Where Do We Go from Here: Some Speculations”

c.

“Can the Subaltern Speak?”

d.

“Is There an Indian Way of Thinking?”

Question 180

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Two of the following words were borrowed from French after the Norman Conquest.

(a) Mutton

(b) Pork

(c) Sheep

(d) Swine

The right combination according to the code is: (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) and (3)

b.

(3) and (4)

c.

(1) and (2)

d.

(2) and (4)

Question 181

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

A significant development in 1662 was the establishment of The Royal Society in England. The main purpose of the society was ________. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

to promote theatre

b.

to set norms for civil society

c.

to set the rules for the royal court and governance

d.

to guide and promote the development of science and scientific exploration

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