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Question 687

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following pair best describes the characteristic features of Marlowe՚s portrait of Tamburlaine?

(1) Ambition

(2) Apathy

(3) Cruelty

(4) Sympathy

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(2) and (3)

b.

(1) and (2)

c.

(1) and (3)

d.

(1) and (4)

Question 688

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

From which source did Swift get the idea of writing “Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift” ? (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

After reading Richard Burton՚s Anatomy of Melancholy

b.

In a conversation with John Gay

c.

While taking a walk near Dublin՚s St. James՚s grave yard

d.

After a reading of a maxim by la Rochefoucauld

Question 689

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following plays by Henrik Ibsen deals with the perils that await the emancipated woman in a society which is not ready to accept her? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A Doll՚s House

b.

An Enemy of the People

c.

Pillars of Society

d.

Hedda Gabler

Question 690

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Tereza, in Milan Kundera՚s novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, troubled by Tomas՚s promiscuity, falls an easy prey to jealousy, fear and nightmares. Which of the following are the terrible dreams she has?

(1) She dreams of cats attacking her.

(2) She dreams of wolves attacking her.

(3) She dreams that she is dead and buried in a common grave where she lies with the corpses of strangers.

(4) She dreams that she is dead, stripped of her clothes and plagued by other naked corpses.

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(2) and (3)

b.

(1) and (4)

c.

(1) and (3)

d.

(2) and (4)

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