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Question 681

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements about Thomas Mann՚s novels is true?

  1. Buddenbrooks is a family saga set in the early decades of the twentieth century.
  2. Aschenbach, the writer protagonist in Death in Venice, is preoccupied with classicism, especially with classical ideals of male beauty.
  3. In his second winter at the sanatorium, Hans Castorp, protagonist of The Magic Mountain gets lost in a blizzard during a solitary skiing expedition.
  4. Adrian Leverkuhn, the modern day Faustus in Mann՚s Doctor Faustus is a musician.

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) , (2) and (4) are correct

b.

Only (2) and (4) are correct

c.

Only (1) and (3) are correct

d.

(2) , (3) and (4) are correct

Question 682

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In this Jacobean play the Black King and his men, representing Spain and the Jesuits, are checkmated by the White Knight, Prince Charles. This political satire drew crowds to the Globe Theatre until the Spanish ambassador protested and James I suppressed the play. Identify the play: (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Wonderful Year

b.

A Game at Chess

c.

A King and No King

d.

The Knight of the Burning Pestle

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