History of English Literature [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 18 - 21 of 242

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Question 18

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is an incorrect assumption in language teaching? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Language teaching should give importance to writing rather than speech.

b.

Learners acquire language by trying to use it in real situations.

c.

Learners՚ first language plays an important role in learning.

d.

Language teaching should have a focus on communicative activities.

Question 19

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which pair of novels by Anita Desai take as their subject the suppression and oppression of Indian women?

I. Where Shall We Go This Summer?

II. The Zigzag Way

III. Cry, the Peacock

IV. Baumgartner՚s Bombay

The right combination according to the code is (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and II

b.

III and IV

c.

II and III

d.

I and III

Question 20

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who of the following is a Cavalier poet? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

George Herbert

b.

Andrew Marvell

c.

John Donne

d.

Robert Herrick

Question 21

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following was born in India? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Lawrence Durrell

b.

Paul Scott

c.

E. M. Forster

d.

V. S. Naipaul

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