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Question 119

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In Beckett՚s Waiting for Godot the characters often use dislocated, repetitious and clichedspeech primarily to: (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Reinforce the comic action of farcical plots

b.

Re-create the workings of the subconscious

c.

Illustrate the essentially illogical, purposeless nature of the human condition

d.

Rock the exaggerated dignity and wisdom of modern, self-professed intellectuals

Question 120

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Here՚s a famous exchange from Arthur Conan Doyle՚s Silver Blaze:

‘Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?’

‘To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.’

‘The dog did nothing in the night-time.’

What was Sherlock Holmes՚ response? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

‘That was the curious incident.’

b.

‘That sounds rather curious, don՚t you think?’

c.

‘Nothing? Nothing at all? Rather unbelievable.’

d.

‘Anything else, at all?’

Question 121

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Chaucer satirizes the Monk because the Monk: (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

is too concerned with courtesy and matters of etiquette

b.

spends too much time hunting and too little time on religious duty

c.

courts favour of wealthy people but spends no time with poor people

d.

cheats the poor peasants by selling them false religious relics

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