Research Approaches and Methodologies [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 111 - 113 of 317

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Passage

Question are based on a poem. Read the poem carefully and pick out the most appropriate answers.

it՚s Your Own Fault

Of course you can play with them.

there՚s no harm in them.

They are only words.

Words alone are certain good, said someone.

And someone also said

Unlike sticks and stones

Words will never break your bones.

(That is called rhyme. A rhyme is nice to play with too from time to time.)

What? they՚ve turned nasty?

they՚ve clawed you and bitten you?

Dear me, there՚s blood all over the place.

And broken bones.

They were perfectly tame when I left them.

Something they ate might have disagreed with them.

You mean you fed them on meaning?

No wonder then.

– D. J. Enright

Question 111 (5 of 5 Based on Passage)

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What tone is most appropriate for reading this poem? (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sarcastic

b.

Ironic

c.

Evasive

d.

Plaintive

Question 112

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In his preface to The Order of Things, Foucault mentions being influenced by a Latin American writer and his work. Choose the correct answer: (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Marquez – “The Solitude of Latin America”

b.

Borges – “Chinese Encyclopaedia”

c.

Alejo Carpentier – “On the Marvelous in America”

d.

Juan Rulfo – Pedro Paramo

Question 113

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Is it their single-mind-sized skulls or a trained Body, or genius, or a nestful of brats Gives their days this bullet and automatic purpose … .” (Thrushes) In the above lines what does ‘their’ refer to and what quality of ‘their’ does the poet speak of?

I. Human beings and their intelligence

II. The thrushes and their concentration in achieving what they set out for

III. The efficiency of the thrushes in getting at their prey

IV. All the above (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and II are correct.

b.

Only III is correct.

c.

II and III are correct.

d.

Only IV is correct.

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