Multi-Genre Literatures in English-Non-Fiction [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 1 - 4 of 157

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Question 1

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Why do the Houyhnhnms have so few words in their language? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Their wants and passions are fewer than human wants and passions, and they need fewer words.

b.

They find speech difficult because they are horses.

c.

They consider language to be morally corrupt and prefer to remain silent.

d.

They prefer action to words.

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2016

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In Biographia Literaria S. T. Coleridge defines the imagination as the faculty by which (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The mind separates images by its discriminatory power.

b.

The soul perceives the spiritual unity of the universe.

c.

The soul perceives the phenomenal diversity of the universe.

d.

The mind acquires images by its associative power.

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Which of W. M. Thackeray՚s novel՚s closing sentence is this? “Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? Or, having it, is satisfied?” (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Pendennis

b.

The History of Henry Esmond

c.

The Luck of Barry Lyndon

d.

Vanity Fair

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Question 4

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Which of the following is not Jacques Derrida՚s work? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Of Grammatology

b.

The Work of Mourning

c.

The Transcendence of the Ego

d.

Of Spirit: Heidegger and the Question

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