Research Approaches and Methodologies [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 61 - 65 of 317

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Question 61

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

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“Everything that man esteems Endures a moment or a day Love՚s pleasure drives his love away …” In the above quote the last line is an example of (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

zeugma

b.

paradox

c.

pleonasm

d.

allusion

Question 62

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

The etymological meaning of the word “trope” is (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

mirror

b.

gesture

c.

desire

d.

turning

Question 63

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

An epilogue is (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

prefixed to a text which it introduces.

b.

a piece of writing or speech that formally begins a book.

c.

suffixed to a text which it sums up or extends.

d.

a piece of writing or speech that bears no relation to the text at hand.

Question 64

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which of his essays does Homi Bhabha discuss the ‘discovery’ of English in colonial India?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“Signs taken for Wonders”

b.

“The Commitment to Theory”

c.

Nation and Narration

d.

“Mimicry”

Question 65

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The term invective refers to

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

the abusive writing or speech in which there is harsh denunciation of some person or thing.

b.

the chanting or reciting of words deemed to have magical power.

c.

a written or spoken text in which an apparently straightforward statement or event is undermined in its context so as to give it a very different significance.

d.

an insulting writing attack upon a real person, in verse or prose, usually involving caricature and ridicule.

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