Multi-Genre Literatures in English-Poetry [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 1 - 4 of 418

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Question 1

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

As Adam and Eve leave Paradise, “hand in hand with wand ′ ring steps and slow” (Book XII, Paradise Lost) what is their consolation? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

They are comforted by God, who travels before them in the form of a pillar of fire.

b.

They are comforted by their foreknowledge of the coming of Christ as Redeemer of mankind.

c.

They are comforted by the angel, who holds each of them by the hand.

d.

They are comforted by their love for one another.

Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In “A Letter of the Authors” Edmund Spenser writes that two characters in Faerie Queenerepresent Queen Elizabeth. Who are they?

I. Britomart

II. Cynthia

III. Belphoebe

IV. The Faerie Queene

The right combination according to the code is (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and III

b.

III and IV

c.

II and III

d.

I and IV

Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Emily Dickinson՚s use of “open form” or “free verse” is comparable to her contemporary American poet, (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Anne Bradstreet

b.

Robert Lowell

c.

Walt Whitman

d.

Sylvia Plath

Question 4

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

In which of the following poems does Tennyson describe and condemn the spirit of aestheticism whose sole religion is the worship of beauty and of knowledge for their own sake and which ignores human responsibility and obligations of one՚s fellowmen? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“The Palace of Art”

b.

“The Princess”

c.

“Tithonus”

d.

“The Lady of Shalott”

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