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Books and Authors MCQs : This section focuses on the "Books and Authors". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Books and Authors skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

The book "My Life, My Mission" is the autobiography of which Indian personality?

A. Baba Ramdev
B. Sania Mirza
C. Yuvraj Singh
D. Abdul Kalam

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Question 2

Who is the author of the book "Panditharadya Charitham" ?

A. Tikkana
B. Ganapathideva
C. Yerrana
D. Palkuriki Somanatha

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Question 3

Author of the book 'My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir'?

A. M. J. Akbar
B. Jagmohan
C. Anees Jung
D. Nissim Eziekel

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Question 4

The science fiction book 'The Extra-Terrestrial Delivery' is penned by which Indian author?

A. Sudipta Das
B. Namitha Ghokhale
C. Anosh Irani
D. Samit Basu

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Question 5

Who is the author of the book named "A Prisoner's Scrapbook"?

A. Jairam Ramesh
B. Ravinder Singh
C. Dr. Upendra Dutta Choubey
D. Lal Krishna Advani

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Question 6

Who is the author of the book 'The Prince' ?

A. Niccolo Machiaveli
B. Emile Zola
C. Bernard Shaw
D. V.S. Sharma

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Question 7

The book Taste of India is written by

A. Ramachandra Guha
B. Khushwanth Singh
C. Chetan Bhagat
D. Madhur Jaffrey

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Question 8

Who is the author of the book " The Argumentative "

A. V.S.Naipaul
B. Vikram Seth
C. Sashi Tharoor
D. Amartya Sen

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Question 9

The famous work 'Anandmath' was written by -

A. Sri Aurobindo
B. Sri Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
C. Sri Rabindranath Tagore
D. Sri Aarti Chaudhary

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Question 10

Who is the author of the Indian English Novel 'No Other World' published in 2017?

A. Nidhi Chanani
B. Amish Tripathi
C. Rahul Mehta
D. Chetan Bhagat

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Question 11

A China Passage' book was written by -

A. M. J. Akbar
B. Jagmohan
C. Anees Jung
D. John Kenneth Galbraith

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Question 12

David Copperfield is the name of

A. novel
B. famous actor
C. poem
D. writer

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Question 13

Who wrote the book 'Reminiscences of the Nehru Age'?

A. C. D. Deshmukh
B. Dr. P. C. Alexander
C. M. O. Mathai
D. S. C. Rajagopalachari

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Question 14

' Asian Drama ', by Gunnar Karl Myrdal, is a book on which of the following subjects

A. Theatre Movement in Asia
B. Economics
C. International Politics
D. Look East Policy of India

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Question 15

Which of the following books would you consult to get acquainted with Gandhian thourht

A. India wins freedom
B. India Divided
C. Hind Swaraj
D. Discovery of India

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Question 16

The Discovery of India' was written in Ahmednagar Fort during imprisonment. Who wrote 'The Discovery of India'?

A. Swami Vivekanand
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Subhash Chandra Bose
D. Jawaharlal Nehru

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Question 17

The Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found was written by _____________.

A. Vikram Seth
B. Suketu Mehta
C. Upamanyu Chatterjee
D. Arundhati Roy

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Question 18

Who wrote the famous line : 'A thing of beauty is a joy forever'?

A. John Keats
B. V. S. Naipaul
C. Sir Richard Burton
D. Larry Collins

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Question 19

'In Custody', an English novel is written by which one of the following?

A. Anita Desai
B. Vikram Seth
C. Shoba De
D. V.S. Naipaul

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Question 20

Who is the author of the book "The Interpreter of Maladies"?

A. Jhumpa Lahiri
B. Sunetra Gupta
C. Arundhati Roy
D. Kiran Desai

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Question 21

Who directed the film 'Little Buddha'?

A. Richard Attenborough
B. Bernardo Bertolucci
C. Ben Johnson
D. Mani Kaul

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Question 22

Who is the author of 'Tom Sawyer'?

A. John Ruskin
B. William Shakespeare
C. Leo Tolstoy
D. Mark Twain

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Question 23

Which of the statements given below is/are not correct?1. 'Open' is an Autobiography of Andre Agassi.2. The author of 'India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium'A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.3. The author of 'A Foreign Policy For India' is L.K Advani.

A. 3
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 24

Who directed the film 'Sardar'?

A. Das Gupta
B. Shyam Benegal
C. Tapan Sinha
D. Ketan Mehta

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Question 25

Lala Lajpat Rai is the author of the book -

A. India Divided
B. Unhappy India
C. Mother India
D. Hind Swaraj

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Question 26

Man without society is either a beast or a God'. Who said this?

A. Plato
B. Gandhi
C. Aristotle
D. Henry Maine

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Question 27

The book entitled 'Playing it my way' is related to which cricketer's life -

A. Sachin Tendulkar
B. Chetan Chauhan
C. Sourav Ganguly
D. VVS Laxman

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Question 28

In which year was the 'All India Radio' set up?

A. 1936
B. 1927
C. 1947
D. 1950

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Question 29

The book 'Satanic Verses' was written by -

A. Gunnar Myrdal
B. William Golding
C. Salman Rushdie
D. Agatha Christie

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Question 30

Technology giant Microsoft's India-born CEO ___________ has written his first book "Hit Refresh".

A. Satya Nadella
B. Indra Nooyi
C. Kiran Mazumdar
D. Sundar Pichai

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Question 31

Who is the Author of the book "You are the Best Wife: A True Love Story"?

A. Durjoy Datta
B. Savi Sharma
C. Ajay K Pandey
D. Preeti Shenoy

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Question 32

Red Data Book provides an account of

A. extinct animals only
B. endangered plants & animals
C. endangered plants only
D. fossil plants

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Question 33

The book " Truth, love and A Little Malice " is written by

A. Tarun Tejpal
B. Vikram Seth
C. Khushwant Singh
D. Nirad C. Chaudhuri

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Question 34

Who is the author of the book 'Argumentative Indian writings on Indian History, Culture and Identity'?

A. Nirad C. Chaudhuri
B. Amit Chaudhuri
C. Arundhati Roy
D. Amartya Sen

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Question 35

Who amongst the following is the author of the classic book 'Life Divine'?

A. Ravi Shankar
B. Swami Vivekanand
C. Radha Krishnan
D. Aurobindo Ghosh

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Question 36

Which of the following is not written by Munshi Premchand

A. Gaban
B. Godan
C. Manasorovar
D. Guide

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Question 37

Which one of the following literary works was not written by R. K. Narayan?

A. Malgudi Days
B. Swami and his Friends
C. Guide
D. Gardener

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Question 38

Who is the author of "Half Girlfriend"?

A. Chetan Bhagat
B. Amish Tripathi
C. Ravinder Singh
D. Salman Rushdie

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Question 39

'Neela Chand' which won the Vyas Samman for 1992 is written by

A. Shiv Prasad Singh
B. Subash Mukhopadhyay
C. Ram Vilas Sharma
D. Ramakant Rath

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Question 40

'Ek Doctor Ki Maut' is a film directed by

A. Gautam Gosh
B. Tapan Sinha
C. Meera nair
D. Shyam Benegal

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Question 41

24 Brand Mantras' is a book written by -

A. Bimal Chowdhary
B. Shiv Khera
C. Arindam R. Chowdhary
D. Jagdeep Kapoor

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Question 42

Who is the author of the book "Death Of President"

A. Amitabha Ghosh
B. Shekhspear
C. W. Marchent
D. None of the above

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Question 43

The famous book 'The Daughter of the East' is written by -

A. Ms. Taslima Nasreen
B. Ms. Benazir Bhutto
C. Ms. Aunsan Suu Kyi
D. Ms. Bandaranaike Sirimavo

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Question 44

The latest book 'Kurukshetra to Kargil' is written by :

A. Karan Singh
B. Kunal Bhardwaj
C. Suryanath Singh
D. Kuldip Singh

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Question 45

The author of the book 'India Wins Freedom' is?

A. Kuldeep Nawar
B. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D. Indira Nehru

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Question 46

Who is the author of the book New India?

A. Manik Bandopadhyay
B. Annie Besant
C. John Milton
D. None

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Question 47

Alice in Wonderland' the famous TV serial is based on a book written by -

A. Father Discoste
B. Thomas Hardy
C. Charles Dickens
D. Lewis Caroll

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Question 48

'The Naked Face', a very popular book is written by

A. Dominique Lapierre
B. Larry Collins
C. Sidney Sheldon
D. Juan Benet

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Question 49

What is the unique about the film ' Adi Shankaracharya '

A. It is the first Sanskrit Film
B. It has no female actress
C. It is the first film of the director G.V.Iyer
D. It has won the National Award

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Question 50

Who of the following is the author of the book "The Audacity of Hope"?

A. Hillary Clinton
B. Barack Obama
C. Bill Clinton
D. Al Gore

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Question 51

The book 'Midnight's Children' has been written by -

A. Arundhati Roy
B. Tasleema Nasreen
C. Salman Rushdie
D. Kiran Desai

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Question 52

Who directed the world famous film 'The Gandhi'?

A. Ben Kingsley
B. Satyajit Ray
C. Mrinal Sen
D. Richard Attenborough

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Question 53

The lead character in the film ' The Bandit Queen  ' has been played by

A. Shabana Azmi
B. Rupa Gangulu
C. Seema Biswas
D. Arundhati ray

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Question 54

My Story' is an autobiography of which famous cricketer?

A. Kumar Sangakkara
B. Kevin Pietersen
C. Brendon McCullum
D. Michael Clarke

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Question 55

Who is the author 'The Association of Small Bombs', which is currently shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award?

A. Karan Mahajan
B. Namitha Gokhale
C. Chetan Bhagat
D. Arundhati Roy

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Question 56

Which of the following Newspapers are published in Bengali Language?

A. Lok Satta
B. Pratap
C. Din Mani
D. Jugantar

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Question 57

Author of the book 'The Three Mistakes in My Life' -

A. Amrita Pritam
B. Jhumpa Lahiri
C. Ruskin Bond
D. Chetan Bhagat

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Question 58

Who wrote Periplus of the Erythraean Sea?

A. Ctesias
B. Pliny
C. Ptolemy
D. None/More than one of the above

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Question 59

Who wrote the book "War and Peace"?

A. Leo Tolstoy
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Charles Dickens
D. Kipling

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Question 60

Who is the author of the book ­ "The White Tiger"?

A. Maneesh Tripathi
B. Aravind Adiga
C. Arvind Joshi
D. Vijay Lohkare

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Question 61

Who is the author of the book 'Why I am a Hindu' published in 2017?

A. Shashi Tharoor
B. Manmohan Singh
C. Arnab Goswami
D. Venkaiah Naidu

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Question 62

Who is author of the book 'Preparing for the Twenty First Century '

A. V.S.Naipaul
B. John Ruskin
C. Paul Kennedy
D. Henry Kissinger

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Question 63

Who is the author of 'India Wins Freedom'?

A. Dominique Lapierre
B. Maulana Azad
C. Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
D. Jawaharlal Nahru

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Question 64

Who amongst the following is the author of the book 'Nice Guys Finish Second'?

A. B. K. Nehru
B. Pupul Jayakar
C. Michael Hammer
D. R. K. Karanjia

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Question 65

Who authored the book titled 'Jinnah often came to our House', which won the 2016 The Hindu Prize?

A. Kiran Doshi
B. Salman Rushdie
C. K. Vijay Kumar
D. Yasser Usman

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Question 66

Who is the author of the book "The State of the Nation"?

A. Kuldip Nayar
B. Fali S. Nariman
C. Mark Tully
D. Vinod Mehta

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Question 67

'India of our Dreams' is a book written by

A. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
B. Dr. C. Subramanian
C. M.V. Kamath
D. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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Question 68

Who was the author of the book, Plagues and Peoples?

A. W.L. Thomas
B. Rachel Carson
C. David Cannadine
D. William H.McNeill

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Question 69

Who wrote 'Akbarnama'?

A. Abul Fazal
B. Faizi
C. Abdur Rahim
D. Abdul Qadir

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Question 70

Who is the author of the book named "Making India Awesome"?

A. Jairam Ramesh
B. Tarun Khanna
C. Chetan Bhagat
D. Amitav Ghosh

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Question 71

Who is the author of the book titled "The Sellout"?

A. Paul Beatty
B. Arvind Adiga
C. Elenor Catton
D. Howard Jacobson

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Question 72

Who is the author of the book Coming Round the Mountain?

A. Anish Kapoor
B. Ruskin Bond
C. P C Ghose
D. Veer Das

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Question 73

Which Indian author in May 2016 won the prestigious 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award for her work 'Codex : The Lost Treasure of the Indus' ?

A. Anita Desai
B. Aditi Krishna Kumar
C. Rupa Iyer
D. Preethi Nair

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Question 74

George Bernard Shaw, the great dramatist, was -

A. a Welsh
B. a Indonesian
C. an Englishman
D. an Irishman

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Question 75

The Book "Romancing Targets: Get Closer to Selling in 7 Steps" was authored by

A. Nidhi Vadhera
B. Rakesh Khurana
C. Rashmi Bansal
D. Lynda Gratton

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Question 76

The owner of Star TV is -

A. Rupert Murdoch
B. Tata Group
C. Richard Attenborough
D. George Lucas

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Question 77

Crime and Punishment' was written by -

A. Alexander Solzhenitysn
B. Lewis Caroll
C. Fyodor Dostoevsky
D. Vladimir Nabakov

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Question 78

"An Extraordinary Life, An Indian Destiny" is a biography on

A. Manmohan Singh
B. Sonia Gandhi
C. Shashi Tharoor
D. Indira Gandhi

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Question 79

David Copperfield is the name of -

A. novel
B. famous actor
C. poem
D. writer

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Question 80

Who has written the famous book 'Mankind and Mother Earth'?

A. Arnold Toynbee
B. Leo Tolstoy
C. John Ruskin
D. Bertrand Russel

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Question 81

The book 'Kargil : Turning the Tide' is written by -

A. Mohinder Puri
B. Durjoy Datta
C. Chetan Bhagat
D. Anita Nair

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Question 82

'Alice in Wonderland' the famous TV serial is based on a book written by

A. Father Discoste
B. Thomas Hardy
C. Charles Dickens
D. Lewis Caroll

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Question 83

Which of the following is a book written by Shashi Tharoor?

A. It's Not About You
B. Invisible People
C. An Era of Darkness
D. Democrats and Dissenters

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Question 84

Who among the following is the author of the book 'A Comparison between Women and Men'?

A. Pandita Ramabai
B. Sarojini Naidu
C. Tarabai Shinde
D. Rameshwari Nehru

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Question 85

Aurobindo was the author of

A. Discovery of India
B. Hindu view of life
C. Yogashastra
D. Savitri

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Question 86

Who said the words, 'I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to Death your right to say it'?

A. George Bernard Shaw
B. Lenin
C. Voltaire
D. Mahatma Gandhi

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Question 87

Who is the author of the book titled 'Selection Day'?

A. Aravind Adiga
B. Anil Menon
C. Krishna Sobti
D. Arunava Sinha

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Question 88

Choose the most appropriate answer:The book, ‘Born Again on the Mountain’ is authored by

A. Pooja Rani
B. Arunima Sinha
C. Bachendri Pal
D. Urbashi Lal

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Question 89

Who is the author of the book titled 'The Gita for Children'?

A. Puja Changoiwala
B. Ruchira Gupta
C. Priyanka Mookerjee
D. Roopa Pai

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Question 90

Who has written the book 'The Famished Road'?

A. Ian Austin
B. V. S. Naipaul
C. Ben Okri
D. Zola Emile

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Question 91

"Hema Malini : Beyond the Dream Girl" is authored by which author?

A. Meena Iyer
B. Hema Malini
C. Ram Kamal Mukherjee
D. Vijay Kumar

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Question 92

Who authored the book titled 'Jinnah often came to our House', which one the 2016 The Hindu Prize?

A. Kiran Doshi
B. Salman Rushdie
C. K. Vijay Kumar
D. Yasser Usman

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Question 93

Who wrote the book "The Arabian Nights"?

A. Stephen Hawkings
B. Vikram Seth
C. Zoya Hasan
D. Richard Burton

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Question 94

Who is the author of the book 'Panchashati Galpo'?

A. Atin Bandyopadhyay
B. Samaresh Basu
C. Moti Nandi
D. Buddhadeb Guha

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Question 95

In India the first television programme was broadcasted in

A. 1959
B. 1965
C. 1976
D. 1957

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Question 96

Who is the author of the book named "Not Just an Accountant"?

A. Raghuram Rajan
B. Vinod Rai
C. Achal Kumar Jyoti
D. C. S. Karnan

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Question 97

'The World Outside My Window' is written by which author?

A. Emily Bronte
B. Ruskin Bond
C. I. Jan Austen
D. Henry Fielding

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Question 98

Who amongst the following is the author of the Book "Dreams from My Father : A Story of Race and Inheritance"?

A. Barack Obama
B. John Evans Aatta Mills
C. Nelson Mandela
D. Danny Boyle

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Question 99

Who is the author of "Koonalamma Padalu" ?

A. Arudra
B. Gaddar
C. Sri Sri
D. Devulapalli Krishnasastry

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Question 100

The serial 'India's Rajiv' was produced and directed by

A. Simmi Garewal
B. Satyajit Ray
C. Shyam Benegal
D. Mira Nair

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Question 101

Who is the author of the book 'Akhada : The Authorised Biography of Mahavir Singh Phogat'?

A. Rabi Thapa
B. Saurabh Duggal
C. Salman Rushdie
D. Tana French

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Question 102

The book 'The Man who knew Infinity' by Robert Kanigel is the biography of -

A. Sir C. V. Raman
B. Srinivasa Ramanujan
C. Vikram Sarabhai
D. Homi Bhabha

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Question 103

Who wrote the novel 'Tamas'?

A. Bhisham Sahni
B. Balraj Sahani
C. Premchand
D. Amrita Pritam

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Question 104

Lala Lajpat Rai is the author of the book :

A. India Divided
B. Hind Swaraj
C. Unhappy India
D. Mother India

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Question 105

Crime and Punishment' was written by -

A. Fyodor Dostoevsky
B. Vladimir Nabakov
C. Lewis Carrol
D. Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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Question 106

Nature never did betray the heart that loved her' is a quotation from -

A. James Byron
B. William Wordsworth
C. John Keats
D. Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Question 107

Which one of the following is not an award given on the National Awards Day

A. Rajiv Khel Ratna
B. Arjun Award
C. Dhyanchand Award
D. Vishwamitra Award

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Question 108

Who is the author of the Indian English Novel 'Sita : Warrior of Mithila' published in 2017?

A. Rahul Mehta
B. Chetan Bhagat
C. Amish Tripathi
D. Robin Sharma

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Question 109

Who wrote "Romeo & Juliet"?

A. Jane Austen
B. Mark Twain
C. Toni Morrison
D. William Shakespeare

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Question 110

Who is the author of the book 'The Association of Small Bombs', which is currently shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award?

A. Karan Mahajan
B. Chetan Bhagat
C. Namitha Ghokale
D. Arundathi Roy

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Question 111

Who is the author of the book ' The Rights of Man '

A. Thomas Hardy
B. Thomas Mann
C. Thomas Moore
D. Thomas Paine

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Question 112

Who is the author of the book - 'Preparing for the Twenty - First Century'?

A. Larry Collins
B. V.S. Naipul
C. V.R. Krishna Iyer
D. Paul Kennedy

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Question 113

Which of the following newspapers was published in Bengali Language

A. Jugantar
B. Pratap
C. Din Mani
D. Lok Satta

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Question 114

Who is the author of the Novel 'Les Miserables'

A. Fedric
B. Victor Hugo
C. Steven Spielberg
D. Alium Tofler

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Question 115

Name the poet who wrote "Prithviraj Raso", a poem describing Prithviraj Chauhan's life.

A. Vir Siroja
B. Chand Bardai
C. Meerja Umed
D. Nur Fateh

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Question 116

Who has written the book ' War and Peace '

A. Khushwant Singh
B. Mikhail Solokhov
C. Count Leo Tolstoy
D. Saul Bellow

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Question 117

Who is the author of the book titled 'Numbers Do Lie'?

A. Anil Menon
B. Akash Chopra
C. Ian Chapell
D. Kunal Basu

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Question 118

The book 'Gulliver's Travels' was written by :

A. Charles Lamb
B. Charles Dickens
C. Alexander Dumas
D. Jonathan Swift

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Question 119

The first lady of the Indian screen to had been nominated to the Rajya Sabha is -

A. Nargis
B. Madhubala
C. Hema Malini
D. Shobhana Bhartia

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Question 120

Who is the author of the book 'If Cricket is Religion, Sachin is God'?

A. Vijay Santhanam
B. Shyam Balasubramanian
C. Both A and B
D. None

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Question 121

Who is the author of the book "The Judgement"?

A. Kuldip Nayar
B. Mathili Saran Gupta
C. Amitabh Ghosh
D. None

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Question 122

Which of the following books was written by Graham Greene

A. Of Human Bondage
B. The Power and Glory
C. Crisis in India
D. O' Jerusalem

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Question 123

Author of the book named "Waiting for the Mahatma"?

A. P. C. Parakh
B. R. K. Narayan
C. Sanjay Baru
D. R. D. Pradhan

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Question 124

Which is the first Harry Potter Book?

A. HP and the Philosopher's Stone
B. HP and The Chamber Of Secrets
C. HP and Goblet of Fire
D. None of the above

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Question 125

Who is the author of the Book 'Social Exclusion and Justice in India'?

A. Rakesh Kumar
B. Arun Singh
C. M. Venkaiah Naidu
D. P.S. Krishnan

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Question 126

Who authored the book titled ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’, which won the Man Booker Prize 2017?

A. George Saunders
B. Eliza Robertson
C. John Grisham
D. Stephen Alter

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Question 127

Who wrote 'Jungle Book'?

A. Mohd. Salim
B. Rudyard Kipling
C. Sibhu
D. None of the above

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Question 128

Who wrote the book "The Broken Wing"?

A. APJ Abdul Kalam
B. Kiran Bedi
C. Sarojini Naidu
D. Premchand

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Question 129

Who wrote the book "As you like it"?

A. Stephen Hawkings
B. William Shakespeare
C. Vikram Seth
D. Vimal Kumar

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Question 130

Who among the following has directed the film 'Sardar'?

A. Tapan Sinha
B. Shyam Benegal
C. Ketan Mehta
D. Buddhadeb Das Gupta

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Question 131

Who is the author of "The Oath of the Vayuputras (Shiva Trilogy)"?

A. Amish Tripathi
B. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
C. Ruskin Bond
D. Ashwin Sanghi

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Question 132

Who is the author of the book A Journey ?

A. Tony Blair
B. Bikram seth
C. Janardhan takur
D. harisen

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Question 133

Who  among  the  following  is  the  author  of the  book,  A  comparison  between  Woman and Men?

A. Pandita Ramabai
B. Sarojini Naidu
C. Tarabai Shinde
D. Rameshwari Nehru

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Question 134

'Asian Drama ', by Gunnar Karl Myrdal, is a book on which of the following subjects

A. Theatre Movements in Asia
B. Economics
C. International Politics
D. Look East Policy of India

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Question 135

Who wrote the book 'The Prince'?

A. Bernard Shaw
B. Niccolo Machiaveli
C. V.S. Sharma
D. Emile Zola

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Question 136

What is the name of Merilin Monro

A. Merilin Monro
B. Norma Jean Bekar
C. Dorothi Manro
D. Kathrin Bekar

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Question 137

The lead character in the film 'The Bandit Queen' has been played by -

A. Rupa Ganguly
B. Seema Biswas
C. Pratiba Sinha
D. Shabana Azmi

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Question 138

Six Machine (I Don’t Like Cricket ... . I Love It)' is an autobiography of which famous batsman?

A. Virat Kohli
B. AB De Velliers
C. Chris Gayle
D. Tillakaratne Dilshan

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Question 139

The book ' Gullivers Travels ' was written by

A. Charles Lamb
B. Charles Dickens
C. Alexander Dumas
D. Jonathan Swift

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Question 140

Who is the author of "Unhappy India"?

A. Vikram Seth
B. Lala Lajpath Roy
C. Chethan Bhagath
D. None

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Question 141

Ek Doctor Ki Maut' is a film directed by -

A. Gautam Gosh
B. Tapan Sinha
C. Meera Nair
D. Shyam Benegal

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Question 142

'Ace Against Odds' is an autobiography of which sports person?

A. Vishwanathan Anand
B. Sania Mirza
C. Abhinav Bindra
D. Anjali Bhagwat

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Question 143

The book 'A Farewell to Arms' was written by -

A. Charles Dickens
B. Ernest Hemingway
C. Thomas Hardy
D. Aldous Huxley

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Question 144

'Eight Lives' is a book written by

A. Raja Ramana
B. Savita Ambedkar
C. Mahesh Yogi
D. Raj Mohan Gandhi

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Question 145

Who wrote the book ' The Prince '

A. V.S.Sharma
B. Bernard Shaw
C. Emile Zola
D. Niccolo Machiavelli

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Question 146

Who is the auther of the book Atal Ji Ne Kaha?

A. Brijendra Rehi
B. Sushwanth
C. Raj singh
D. None of the above

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Question 147

Who wrote the book ­ "The test of my life"?

A. Yuvraj Singh
B. Sachin Tendulkar
C. Brian Lara
D. Adam Gilchrist

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Question 148

Who wrote Das Kapital?

A. Max Weber
B. Karl Marx
C. Adam Smith
D. Vladmir Lenin

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Question 149

Which of the books mentioned below was not written by Munshi Premchand?

A. Godan
B. Gaban
C. Gora
D. Rangbhoomi

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Question 150

Who is the author of the novel 'Les Miserable'?

A. Victor Hugo
B. ALium tofler
C. G.Wynne
D. Fedric

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Question 151

Who wrote the book 'Two Fates - The Story of My Divorce', which is a parody of Chetan Bhagat's 'Two States - The Story of My Marriage'?

A. Namita Gokhale
B. Judy Balan
C. Swati Kaushal
D. Arundati Roy

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Question 152

Who has written the book 'My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir'?

A. Anees Jung
B. Jagmohan
C. M. J. Akbar
D. Nissim Ezekiel

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Question 153

Karl Marx wrote

A. Asian Drama
B. Emma
C. Das Kapital
D. Good Earth

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Question 154

Who is the author of the book "Book at Noon"?

A. V. S. Naipaul
B. Chetan Bhagat
C. Vikram Seth
D. None of these

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Question 155

The famous book 'The Daughter of the East' is written by

A. Ms. Taslima Nasreen
B. Ms. Benazir Bhutto
C. Ms. Aunsan Suu Kyi
D. Ms. Bandaranaike Sirimavo

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Question 156

Who is the author of the book 'The Future of Freedom'?

A. Richard Wolfee
B. Peter Hudson
C. Tamara Lipper
D. Fareed Zakaria

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Question 157

The book ' All Under Heaven ' was written by

A. Pearl S. Buck
B. Sydney Sheldon
C. D.H.Lawrence
D. George Bernard Shaw

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Question 158

Who is the author of the book 'No Full Stops in India'?

A. Raj Mohan Gandhi
B. Shyam Lal
C. E. M. Forster
D. Mark Tully

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Question 159

"My Unforgettable Memories" is the autobiography of :

A. Mayawati
B. Pratibha Patil
C. Mamata Banerjee
D. Suu Kyi

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Question 160

Who is the author of famous book 'The Judgement'?

A. Anthony Mascarenhasa
B. R. Vankataraman
C. Kuldip Nayar
D. Janardhan Turkur

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Question 161

Three Decades in Parliament' is a collection of -

A. L. K. Advani
B. A. B. Vajpayee
C. N. G. Ranga
D. S. Chatterjee

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Question 162

Who is the author of the book 'Naked Triangle'?

A. R.K.Narayan
B. Amrita Pritam
C. Balwant Gargi
D. Khushwant Singh

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Question 163

The Biography of Humayun was written by ___________.

A. Nur Jehan
B. Jodha
C. Anarkali
D. Gulbadan Begum

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Question 164

The lord of Rings : The Return of the King won Oscar award in how many categories

A. 10
B. 9
C. 11
D. 12

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Question 165

Who wrote the book 'Gulamgiri'?

A. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
B. Rammohan Roy
C. Jyotiba Phule
D. Ambedkar

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Question 166

Famous hindi novel 'Neela Chand' is written by -

A. Ramakant Rath
B. Ram Vilas Sharma
C. Shiv Prasaad Singh
D. Harivansh Rai Bachchan

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Question 167

Bhatnagar Prize is given in the field of

A. Peace
B. Music and dance
C. Science and Technology
D. Fine arts

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Question 168

Who has written the book 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'?

A. Patrick Suskind
B. Anne Frank
C. J. K. Rowling
D. Elena Ferrante

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Question 169

Who is the author of the book titled 'Citizen and Society'?

A. Pranab Mukherjee
B. Hamid Ansari
C. Nandan Nilekani
D. Satyajit Ray

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Question 170

The book 'To Live or Not Live' was written by

A. V.S. Naipaul
B. Alexandra Dumas
C. George Elliot
D. Nirad C. Chaudhuri

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Question 171

The book 'Around the World in Eighty Days' was written by :

A. Charles Dickens
B. H. H. Munro
C. Jules Verne
D. Sir Richard Burton

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Question 172

Who wrote the famous book - 'We the people'?

A. T.N.Kaul
B. J.R.D. Tata
C. Khushwant Singh
D. Nani Palkhivala

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Question 173

Who amongst the following is the author of the book 'A bend in the River'?

A. Chetan Bhagat
B. V. S. Naipaul
C. Kiran Desai
D. Anita Desai

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Question 174

The book 'Anything but Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography' is authored by

A. Khaled Ahmed
B. Shatrughan Sinha
C. Bharathi S Pradhan
D. Deepti Naval

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Question 175

Who is the author of the book 'Chronicles of Corpse Bearer' ?

A. Victor Hugo
B. John Milton
C. Cyrus Mistry
D. None of the above

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Question 176

Who is the author of "The Immortals of Meluha (Shiva Trilogy)"?

A. Amish Tripathi
B. Durjoy Datta
C. Keshav Aneel
D. Savi Sharma

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Question 177

The author of the book 'Waiting for the Mahatma' is -

A. R. K. Narayan
B. N. A. Palkhiwala
C. Amrita Pritam
D. Manohar Malgonkar

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Question 178

Who has written the book 'My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir'?

A. Anees Jung
B. Jagmohan
C. M.J.Akbar
D. Nissim Ezekiel

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Question 179

Who is the author of the book One Night @ Call center

A. Chetan Bhagat
B. Annie Besant
C. Dadabhai Naoroji
D. None of these

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Question 180

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, the former President of India, is the author of the book -

A. Four Fires and Death of Fire
B. The Wings of Fire and Ignited Minds
C. The Algebra of Infinite Justice
D. None of these

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Question 181

Who is the author of "The Twentieth Wife"?

A. Aparna Sinha
B. Bapsi Sidhwa
C. R. K. Narayan
D. Indu Sundaresan

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Question 182

Who is the author of the book 'Wings of Fire'?

A. Abul Kalam Azad
B. Abdul Kalam
C. Arundhati Roy
D. Chetan Bhagat

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Question 183

Who wrote the Indian historical fiction novel 'The Rise of Sivagami' published in March 2017?

A. Arundhati Roy
B. Amish Tripathi
C. Devdutt Pattanaik
D. Anand Neelakantan

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Question 184

The controversial documentary 'Hell's Angel' broadcasted by Channel 4 on Independent British Television Station is based on who among the following?

A. Joseph Stalin
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Mother Teresa
D. Saddam Hussain

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Question 185

'Crime and Punishment' was written by

A. Fyodor Dostoevsky
B. Vladimir Nabakov
C. Lewis Carrol
D. Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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Question 186

Who is the author of the speculative fiction book 'Half of What I Say'?

A. KR Meera
B. Anil Menon
C. Shashi Tharoor
D. Namitha Gokhale

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Question 187

The book 'Six Machine: I Don't Like Cricket - I Love It' is the autobiography of which Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies?

A. Andre Russell
B. Sunil Narine
C. Chris Gayle
D. Darren Michael Bravo

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Question 188

The religious text of the Jews is named as

A. The Analectus
B. Torah
C. Tripatika
D. Zend Avesta

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Question 189

Who is the author of Meghdoot?

A. Shundraka
B. Vishakhadatta
C. Kalidasa
D. Chanakya

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Question 190

Who is the author of "Everyone Has A Story"?

A. Durjoy Datta
B. Savi Sharma
C. Ajay K Pandey
D. Preeti Shenoy

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Question 191

Panchatantra has been written by :

A. Kalidas
B. Surdas
C. Vishakhadatta
D. Vishnu Sharma

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Question 192

Who is the author of the book ' Naked Tringle '

A. R.K.Narayan
B. Khushwant singh
C. Balwant Gargi
D. Amrita Pritam

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Question 193

'Alice in Wonderland' the famous TV Serial is based on a book written by

A. Charles Dickens
B. Thomas Hardy
C. Lewis Caroll
D. Victor Hugo

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Question 194

Who is the author of "I Too Had a Love Story"?

A. Preeti Shenoy
B. Ravinder Singh
C. Keshav Aneel
D. Durjoy Datta

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Question 195

Who wrote the book 'The Prince'?

A. Bernard Shaw
B. Niccolo Machiaveli
C. V. S. Sharma
D. Emile Zola

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Question 196

Which of the following novels was translated in to telugu as Pausanedi written by Paulo coelho ?

A. Brida
B. Thevalkyrie
C. The Daniel and Miss prym
D. The Alchemist

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Question 197

A Secular Agenda' is a book written by -

A. M. J. Akbar
B. Prem Shankar Jha
C. Arun Shourie
D. Shashi Tharoor

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Question 198

Book of poems entitled 'Lamha Lamha' is written by which of the following Indian actresses?

A. Deepti Naval
B. Rekha
C. Sharmila Tagore
D. Shabana Azmi

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Question 199

Who is the author of the book 'WE INDIANS'

A. Khushwant Singh
B. Mulk Raj Anand
C. Nirad C. Chaudhary
D. Subramanya Swamy

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Question 200

Who is the author of book ‘Keeping the Faith: Memoirs of a Parliamentarian’?

A. David Omand
B. Raja Shehadeh
C. Raghav Bahl
D. Somnath Chatterjee

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Question 201

Who is the author of the book The Discovery of India ?

A. Kalhan
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Ashapurna Devi
D. None

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Question 202

Which of the following was not written by Kalidas?

A. Kumar Sambhavam
B. Laghujatakam
C. Meghdootam
D. Raghuvansham

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Question 203

George Bernard Shaw, the great dramatist, was -

A. a Welsh
B. an Irishman
C. a Scotsman
D. an Englishman

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Question 204

Who said 'Man is a political animal'?

A. Dante
B. Plato
C. Aristotle
D. Socrates

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Question 205

What is the name of the God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar's Autobiography?

A. Playing It My Way
B. The Nice Guy Who Finished First
C. The Test of My Life
D. Straight From The Heart

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Question 206

What is unique about the film 'Adi Shankaracharya'?

A. It has won the National Award.
B. It is the first Bengal film.
C. It is the first Sanskrit film.
D. It has no female actress.

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Question 207

Who has penned a book titled 'I Do What I Do: On Reform, Rhetoric and Resolve' ?

A. Ajay Tyagi
B. Raghuram Rajan
C. Bimal Jalan
D. Urjit Patel

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Question 208

Who is the author of "I Too Had A Love Story"?

A. Jhumpa Lahiri
B. Amish Tripathi
C. Ravinder Singh
D. Salman Rushdie

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Question 209

Who is the author of "The Hungry Tide"?

A. Amitav Ghosh
B. Mitali Meelan
C. Ravinder Singh
D. Sudha Murty

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Question 210

Who is the author of "Midnight's Children"?

A. Jhumpa Lahiri
B. Amish Tripathi
C. Ravinder Singh
D. Salman Rushdie

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Question 211

Which of the following is not written by Munshi Premchand?

A. Gaban
B. Godan
C. Godaveri
D. Guide

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Question 212

Who is the author of "The Secret of the Nagas"?

A. Jhumpa Lahiri
B. Amish Tripathi
C. Ravinder Singh
D. Salman Rushdie

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Question 213

Famous book ' The Return of the Native ' is written by

A. Thomos Hardy
B. Bill Gates
C. M.M.Kaya
D. Lioy Douglas

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Question 214

The Nobel Prize in Economics was started in

A. 1901
B. 1936
C. 1957
D. 1967

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Question 215

The first history book was written by

A. Euclid
B. Herodotus
C. Aristotle
D. Julius Caesar

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Question 216

The creator of 'Sherlock Holmes' was

A. Arthur Conan Doyle
B. Ian Fleming
C. Dr.Watson
D. Shakespeare

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Question 217

Sonia, a Biography' was written by -

A. Sonia Gandhi
B. Rasheed Kidvai
C. Arundhati Roy
D. V. K. Madhavan Kutty

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Question 218

Who is the author of "A Passage to England"?

A. E. M. Forster
B. Nirad C. Chaudhari
C. G. B. Shaw
D. Winston Churchill

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Question 219

Who wrote the book 'Train to Pakistan'?

A. Mulk Raj Anand
B. Shobha Singh
C. Ruskin Bond
D. Khuswant Singh

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Question 220

Who wrote the book 'Two Fates - The Story of My Divorce', which is a parody of Chetan Bhagat's 'Two States - The Story of My Marriage'?

A. Namita Gokhale
B. Judy Balan
C. Swati Kaushal
D. Arundhati Roy

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Question 221

Who wrote the book 'An Era of Darkness' which extensively narrates the grim realities of colonial India?

A. Shashi Tharoor
B. V.S. Naipaul
C. Chetan Bhagat
D. Salman Rushdie

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Question 222

Which freedom fighter was the author of the book "An Introduction of the dreamland" ?

A. Bhagat Singh
B. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
D. Subhas Chandra Bose

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Question 223

Sir Charles Wilkins is known and remembered for which of the following translations?

A. 'The Old Testament' to Hindi
B. 'The Bible' to Hindi
C. 'Bagavad Gita' to English
D. 'Shakuntalam' to English

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Question 224

'Zulfi, MyFriend ' is a book written by

A. Z.A. Bhutto
B. Md. Ali Jinnah
C. Khushwant Singh
D. Piloo Modi

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Question 225

Who said the words, 'I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to Death your right to say it'?

A. George Bernard Shaw
B. Vladimir Lenin
C. Voltaire
D. Mahatma Gandhi

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Question 226

Who has won the Gyan Peeth Award for her book 'Yama'?

A. Maheswari Devi
B. Asha Poorna Devi
C. Amrita Preetam
D. Mahadevi Verma

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Question 227

The author of the book "The People's President: Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam" is:

A. Tarun Vijay
B. Sumitra Mahajan
C. KC Pant
D. SM Khan

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Question 228

Who among the following has authored the book 'The Idea of India'?

A. Khushwant Singh
B. Shashi Tharoor
C. Sunil Khilnani
D. William Dalrymple

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Question 229

Who amongst the following is the author of the book ' Freedom from Fear '

A. Nelson Mandela
B. Aung San Suukyi
C. Taslima Nasreen
D. Benazir Bhutto

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Question 230

Who directed the film '1942: A love story'?

A. Mahesh Bhatt
B. Vidhu Vinod Chopra
C. Yash Chopra
D. Ketan Mehta

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Question 231

Who has written the book 'Courtyards of my childhood - A Memoir'?

A. Romola Chatterjee
B. Kamala Markandey
C. Shobha De
D. Tabish Khair

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Question 232

Who among the following is the author of the book 'A Book of Light: When a Loved One Has a Different Mind'?

A. Arundhati Roy
B. Amish Tripathi
C. Jelly Pinto
D. Harper Lee

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Question 233

"Malgudi Days" was written by _____.

A. Vijay Krishna Acharya
B. Rajat Arora
C. Mrinal Jha
D. RK Narayan

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Question 234

The controversial documentary 'Hell's Angel' broadcasted by Channel 4 on Independent British Television Station is based on who among the following?

A. Joseph Stalin
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Mother Teresa
D. Saddam Hussein

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Question 235

Who formulated the 'Drain of Wealth' theory?

A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. M. G. Ranade
C. R. C. Dutt
D. B. C. Pal

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Question 236

Who has written the book 'My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir'?

A. M. J. Akbar
B. Jagmohan
C. Anees Jung
D. Shashi Tharoor

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Question 237

Which Bollywood Actor is set to pen his autobiography titled 'I am No Messiah'?

A. Akshay Kumar
B. Anupam Kher
C. Ayushman Khurana
D. Sonu Sood

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Question 238

Who is the author of the book "No Full Stops in India" ?

A. R. K. Narayan
B. Mark Tully
C. C. Narayan Reddy
D. Ved Mehta

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Question 239

'Maya Memsaab' is a film directed by

A. Shyam Benegal
B. Ketan Mahta
C. Bhupen Hazarika
D. Tapan Sinha

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Question 240

Who wrote the book "Old History, New Geography"?

A. Anand Sharma
B. Digvijay Singh
C. Jairam Ramesh
D. Ashwini Kumar

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Question 241

Who wrote the book 'Glimpses of World History'?

A. Shashi Tharoor
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Nirad C Chaudhuri
D. Jawaharlal Nehru

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Question 242

Six Machine (I Don't Like Cricket . . . . . I Love It)' is an autobiography of which famous batsman?

A. Virat Kohli
B. AB de Villiers
C. Chris Gayle
D. Tilakaratne Dilshan

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Question 243

Union Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu released the book titled “Indian Railway- The weaving of a National Tapestry” jointly authored by Sanjay Chadha, Vidya Krishnamurthi and ___?

A. Andy Marino
B. Sreedharan
C. Rakesh Mohan
D. Bibek Debroy

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Question 244

Who is the Author of the book titled “The Making of Aadhaar: World’s Largest Identity Platform”

A. Ram Sewak Sharma
B. AK Sikri
C. Kris Gopalkrishnan
D. Jai Shankar

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Question 245

The famous book 'Anandmath' was authored by -

A. Sarojini Naidu
B. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
C. Aurobindo Ghosh
D. Rabindranath Tagore

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Question 246

"The Republic" was written by whom?

A. Plato
B. Aristotle
C. Pythagoras
D. Socrates

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Question 247

A recent movie titled 'The Man Who Knew Infinity' is based on the biography of -

A. S. Ramanujan
B. S. Chandrasekhar
C. S. N. Bose
D. C. V. Raman

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Question 248

Who has authored the book titled "Insomnia : Army Stories" featuring stories based on life in the armed forces?

A. Anuradha Roy
B. Rachna Bisht Rawat
C. S. Hareesh
D. Chinmay Tumbe

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Question 249

The book 'All Under Heaven' was written by :

A. Pearl S. Buck
B. Sydney Sheldon
C. D. H. Lawrence
D. George Bernard Shaw

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Question 250

The Old Man and the Sea' was a short novel written by

A. Graham Greene
B. Ernest Hemingway
C. Albert Camus
D. Saul Bellow

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Question 251

Malgudi Days is based on the works of which Indian writer?

A. Shankar Nag
B. R.K. Lakshman
C. R.K. Narayan
D. Girish Kamad

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Question 252

The important book written by Kautilya is

A. Arthashastra
B. Indica
C. Arya Manju Sri Mula Kapa
D. Rajatarangini

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Question 253

In Which Indian state is the world's highest cricket ground located ?

A. Himachal Pradesh
B. Uttarakhand
C. West Bengal
D. Jammu Kashmir

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Question 254

Who has authored the book titled 'Narendra Modi : A Political Biography'?

A. Andy Marino
B. David Irving
C. Jeffrey Dell
D. Kingsley Amis

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Question 255

Who is the author of "The Lowland"?

A. Amitav Ghosh
B. kiran Desai
C. Jhumpa Lahiri
D. Aravind Adiga

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Question 256

Who wrote the book "The God of Small Things"?

A. Arundhati Roy
B. Anita Desai
C. Amartya Sen
D. Arun Shourie

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Question 257

Who wrote the book -"The Algebra of Infinite Justice"?

A. Bankim Chandra Chatterji
B. Arundhati Roy
C. Ashwaghosha
D. Anita Desai

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Question 258

Lala Lajpat Rai is the author of the book

A. India Divided
B. Unhappy India
C. Mother India
D. Hind Swaraj

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Question 259

Who is the author of "Two States"?

A. Chetan Bhagat
B. Rohit Sharma
C. Amish
D. Devdutta Patnaik

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Question 260

Who is the author of " A River Sutra"?

A. V.S Naipaul
B. Nirad C. Choudhuri
C. Gita Mehta
D. Vikram Seth

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Question 261

A Passage to India was written by -

A. Nirad C. Chaudhuri
B. E. M. Foster
C. Thomas Hardy
D. Rabindranath Tagore

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Question 262

Which play of Shakespeare was recently claimed to be dated wrongly?

A. Macbeth
B. Othello
C. Hamlet
D. Romea Juliet

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Question 263

Who among the following has directed the film 'Sardar'

A. Tapan Sinha
B. Shyam Benegal
C. Ketan Mehta
D. Buddhadeb Das Gupta

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Question 264

Who is the father of English Poetry?

A. Milton
B. Wordsworth
C. Chaucer
D. Charles Dickens

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Question 265

Who is the author of 'Anandmath'

A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. Bankim Chandra Chattopadyaya
C. Sarojini Nayadu
D. Jyotiba Phule

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Question 266

Who is the Author of the book An Unknown Indian?

A. Nirodh C.Chowdhary
B. Leo Tolstoy
C. G. B. Shaw
D. Mala Sen

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Question 267

Maya Memsaab' is a film directed by -

A. Shyam Benegal
B. Ketan Mehta
C. Bhupen Hazarika
D. Tapan Sinha

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Question 268

Author of the book 'The City of Joy' is :

A. Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Dominique Lapierre
C. Salman Rushdie
D. H. G. Wells

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Question 269

Who is the author of 'Tom Sawyer'?

A. Leo Tolstoy
B. Mark Twain
C. John Ruskin
D. William Shakespeare

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Question 270

The popular TV serial 'Neem ka Ped' was written by -

A. Rahi Masoom Raza
B. Sharad Joshi
C. Ashapurna Devi
D. Harivansh Rai Bachachan

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Question 271

Who has released a book on the noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh titled 'Khushwant Singh: In Wisdom and in Jest' ?

A. Yogi Adityanath
B. Vijay Rupani
C. Shivraj Singh
D. Amarinder Singh

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Question 272

Mulk Raj Anand is the author of -

A. The Post Office
B. Gora
C. India Wins Freedom
D. Coolie

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Question 273

Which novel of Salman Rushdie was released in 2017?

A. Midnight's Children
B. The Golden House
C. The Satanic Verses
D. The Sellout

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Question 274

'My Story' is an autobiography of which famous cricketer?

A. Kumar Sangakara
B. Brendon Mccullum
C. Kevin Peterson
D. Michael Clarke

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Question 275

Who has written the book ' The Famished Road '

A. Zolla Emile
B. VS. Naipaul
C. Ben Okri
D. Din Mani

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Question 276

Who wrote the book ­"The three Musketeers"?

A. EM Forster
B. Gunter Grass
C. Edward Luce
D. Alexandre Dumas

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Question 277

Who wrote the book "Walking with Lions"?

A. K Natwar Singh
B. Kapil Dev
C. Kiran Bedi
D. Sarojini Naidu

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Question 278

A Voice for Freedom' is a book written by -

A. Corazon Aquino
B. Nayantara Sahgal
C. Aung San Suu Kyi
D. Benazir Bhutto

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Question 279

'Nature never did betray the heart that loved her' is a quotation from

A. W.Wordsworth
B. J.Brayon
C. P.B.Shelly
D. J.Keats

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Question 280

The television serial 'Charitraheen' is based on the famous novel of which of the following authors?

A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
C. Tara Sankar Bandhopadhyay
D. Bankim Chandra Chatterji

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Question 281

The famous work 'Anandmath' was written by

A. Sri Aurobindo
B. Sri Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
C. Sri Rabindra Nath Tagore
D. Sri Aarti Chaudhary

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Question 282

Who is the author of the Indian English Novel 'Sita : Warrior of Mithila' published in

A. Amish Tripathi
B. Rahul Mehta
C. Chetan Bhagat
D. Robin Sharma

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Question 283

Who wrote the book 'The Prince'?

A. V. S. Sharma
B. Bernard Shaw
C. Emile Zola
D. Niccolo Machiavelli

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Question 284

The book ' Around the World in Eighty Days ' was written by

A. Charles Dickens
B. H.M.Munro
C. Jules Verne
D. Sir Richard Burton

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Question 285

"Don't Laugh : We are Police", this book was compiled by -

A. K. P. S. Gill D. G. P.
B. Bishan Lal Vohra I. G. P.
C. Shanti Swaroop I. G. P.
D. None of the options

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Question 286

The Sanskrit poet called as the Indian Shakespeare -

A. Kalidasa
B. Tulsidas
C. Sudraka
D. Kautilya

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Question 287

' The general happiness is the end of the state ' Who said this

A. Plato
B. Hegel
C. Hegeet
D. Bentham

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Question 288

What was the pen name of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay?

A. Kamla Kant
B. Anila Devi
C. Jarasandha
D. Dhananjoy Bairagi

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Question 289

The original name of 'Mahabharata' is -

A. Katha Saritsagar
B. Jaya Samhita
C. Vrahat Katha
D. Rajatarangini

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Question 290

In Frankenstein, Victor changes from an optimistic, eager young man to one who is anxious and

A. Remorseful
B. Confident
C. Honest
D. Coward

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Question 291

Who has written the book 'Kashmir - Behind the Vale'?

A. L. Ramdas
B. Lt. Gen. Dipendra Singh
C. M. J. Akbar
D. Lt. Gen. S. C. Sardeshpande

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Question 292

Who is the author of the book named 'Pinjar'?

A. Laxmi Sehgal
B. Vijay Darda
C. Amrita Pritam
D. Tarun Khanna

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Question 293

What was the pen name of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay?

A. Anila Devi
B. Kamla Kant
C. Jarasandha
D. Rupdarshi

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Question 294

Neela Chaand' which won the Vyas Samman in 1992 is written by -

A. Subhash Mukhopadhyay
B. V. S. Naipaul
C. Ram Vilas Sharma
D. Shiv Prasaad Singh

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Question 295

Who is the author of the book 'Freedom Behind Bars'?

A. Kiran Bedi
B. Jawaharlal Nahru
C. Sheikh Abdullah
D. Nelson Mandela

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Question 296

Who wrote the famous book - 'We the people'?

A. V. S. Naipaul
B. Khushwant Singh
C. T. N. Kaul
D. Nani Palkhivala

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Question 297

Who is the author of the book “A Life Less Ordinary : A Memoir”?

A. Salman Rushdie
B. Arundhati Roy
C. Baby Halder
D. Rohinton Mistry

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Question 298

Which the smallest among all the birds?

A. Ostrich
B. Humming Bird
C. King Fisher
D. Sparrow

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Question 299

Who wrote the line: ' A thing of beauty is a joy for ever '

A. P.B.Shelley
B. William Wordsworth
C. John Keats
D. Robert Browning

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Question 300

The Story of My Experiments with Truth' is the autobiography of :

A. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Lala Lajpat Rai
D. Gopal Krishna Gokhale

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Question 301

The Gathering Storm' is written by -

A. Winston Churchill
B. George Washington
C. Voltaire
D. Romain Rolland

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Question 302

Who is the author of the book "The Hungry Tide"?

A. Mitali Meelan
B. Ravinder Singh
C. Amitav Ghosh
D. Sudha Murty

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Question 303

Who is the author of the 'The Windfall'?

A. Manmohan Singh
B. Amitav Ghosh
C. Diksha Basu
D. Arundhati Roy

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Question 304

Who is the author of the book 'Lone Fox Dancing : My Autobiography'?

A. Ruskin Bond
B. Arundhati Roy
C. Shobha De
D. V.S. Naipaul

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Question 305

Who wrote the famous book 'We the people'?

A. T. N. Kaul
B. J. R. D. Tata
C. Khushwant Singh
D. Nani Palkhivala

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Question 306

The novel "The White Tiger" which won the Man Booker Prize 2008 is authored by -

A. Arundhati Roy
B. Aravind Adiga
C. V. S. Naipaul
D. Kiran Desai

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Question 307

' The Nacked Face ', a very popular book is written by

A. John Milton
B. Dominique Lapierre
C. Juan Benet
D. Sidney Sheldon

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Question 308

Which of the following books has been written by Vikram Seth?

A. My God Died Young
B. Islamic Bomb
C. Look Back in Anger
D. A Suitable Boy

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Question 309

Regarding the Magna Carta, which statement is false?

A. The document assured all English citizens freedom of speech.
B. The document required trial by a jury of one's peers.
C. The meeting of the English Barons and King John occurred at Runnymede.
D. King John was forced to sign the document.

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Question 310

The author of the book 'My Experiments With Truth' is -

A. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
B. Govind Vallabh Pant
C. Mahatma Gandhi
D. Tara Ali Beg

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Question 311

Who is the author of 'Adhe-Adhure'?

A. Mohan Rakesh
B. Munshi Premchand
C. Suryakant Tripathi Nirala
D. Sumitranandan Pant

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Question 312

The book 'The Man who knew Infinity' by Robert Kanigel is the biography of

A. Srinivasa Ramanujan
B. Sir C. V. Raman
C. Homi Bhabha
D. Vikram Sarabhai

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Question 313

Who has authored the book 'The Kingdom of God is Within You'?

A. Leo Tolstoy
B. John Ruskin
C. Mahatma Gandhi
D. Henry David

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Question 314

Who is the author of "Swami and Friends"?

A. Sudeep Nagarkar
B. Devdutt Pattanaik
C. R. K. Narayan
D. Aravind Adiga

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Question 315

Which of the following is NOT written by Munshi Premchand?

A. Gaban
B. Godan
C. Guide
D. Manasorovar

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Question 316

'A Voice for Freedom' is a book written by

A. Corazon Aquino
B. Nayantara Sahgal
C. Aung San Suu Kyi
D. Benazir Bhutto

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Question 317

Who is the Author of the book "A Passage to India"?

A. V.S.Naipaul
B. E.M.Foster
C. Amrita Pritam
D. L.Fischer

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Question 318

The World Outside My Window' is written by which author?

A. Emily Bronte
B. Ruskin Bond
C. Jane Austen
D. Henry Fielding

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Question 319

Who directed the film '1942 : A love story'?

A. Mahesh Bhatt
B. Vidhu Vinod Chopra
C. Yash Chopra
D. Ketan Mehta

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Question 320

The book ' Discovery of India ' is written by

A. Maithilisharan Gupt
B. Mahadevi Verma
C. Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
D. Surya Kant Tripathi Nirala

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Question 321

Which of the statements given below are correct? 1. The author of the novel 'Gilead' is Don Wirslo. 2. The author of the novel 'Wolf Hall' is Stephen Dobyns. 3. The author of the novel 'To Kill a Mocking bird' is Harper Lee.

A. 3
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 322

Who has written 'Panchatantra'?

A. Bhartendu Harischandra
B. Vishnu Sharma
C. Kalidas
D. Chanakya

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Question 323

Which one of the following novels was not written by Charles Dickens?

A. Pride and Prejudice
B. Oliver Twist
C. Pickwick Papers
D. Hard Times

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Question 324

Who among the following authors wrote books namely Among the Believers, India - A Million Mutinies, An Area of Darkness?

A. Sulman Rushdie
B. Shiva Naipal
C. Paul Theroux
D. V. S. Naipaul

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Question 325

Who is the author of the book "Adventures of the sherlock holmes"?

A. Harisen
B. Arther Conon Doyle
C. Nirod C. Choudhary
D. G. B. Shaw

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Question 326

Which of the following authors wrote the novel ‘The Black Hill’ ?

A. Jhumpa Lahiri
B. Amitav Ghosh
C. Ramesh Kuntal
D. Mamang Dai

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Question 327

Who is the author of 'Million Mutinies Now'?

A. Aurobindo Ghosh
B. K P S Gill
C. Nirad Chaudhuri
D. V S Naipaul

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Question 328

Sports Channel' a monthly video magazine has been launched by -

A. Kapil Dev
B. Sunil Gavaskar
C. Ajit Wadekar
D. Nawab Pataudi

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Question 329

Who wrote the social contract?

A. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
B. Immanuel Kant
C. John Locke
D. Voltaire

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Question 330

Which of the following English films was the first one to be dubbed in Hindi?

A. Aladdin
B. Universal Soldier
C. Speed
D. Iron Man

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Question 331

Name the author of the book "Pakistan the Gathering Storm".

A. Parvez Musharraf
B. Benazir Bhutto
C. Chetan Bhagat
D. Javier Moro

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Question 332

'The General Happiness is the end of the state' who said this?

A. Hegel
B. Benthem
C. Plato
D. Green

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Question 333

The book entitled, 'Playing it my way' has been authored by

A. Sachin Tendulkar
B. V V S Laxman
C. Saurav Ganguly
D. Chetan Chauhan

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Question 334

Who wrote the book -"The Argumentative Indian"?

A. Amartya Sen
B. Anita Desai
C. Arun Shourie
D. Arundhati Roy

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Question 335

Who is the author of the book 'My Experiments with Truth'?

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Michael Anderson
C. Winston Churchill
D. Jarnes Morris

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Question 336

Aurobindo was the author of -

A. Discovery of India
B. Hindu view of life
C. Yogashastra
D. Savitri

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Question 337

Who wrote the book, 'Indian Home Rule'?

A. M K Gandhi
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Subhash Chandra Bose
D. Babasaheb Ambedkar

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Question 338

Which of the following books is called the 'Bible of Socialism'?

A. Economics of welfare
B. Das Capital
C. Value and Capital
D. Asian Drama

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Question 339

Which of the statements given below are correct?1. The author of the novel 'Air' is Geoff Ryman.2. The author of the novel 'Ulysses' is James Joyce.3. The author of the novel 'The Great Gatsby' is F. Scott Fitzgerald.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 340

Which of the following is a film directed by Mr. Buddhadeb Das Gupta

A. Krantiveer
B. Mohra
C. Character
D. 1942 - A Love Story

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Question 341

Neela Chand' which won the Vyas Samman for 1992 is written by -

A. Shiv Prasad Singh
B. Subash Mukhopadhyay
C. Ram Vilas Sharma
D. Ramakant Rath

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Question 342

The book " The Vijay Mallya Story " has been written by _____

A. Vijay Mallya
B. Gopinath
C. Giriprakash
D. Siddharth Mallya

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Question 343

Who is the author of the Indian English Novel 'When Dimple Met Rishi' published in 2017?

A. Chetan Bhagat
B. Rahul Mehta
C. Sandhya Menon
D. Nidhi Chanani

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Question 344

Which of the following books was written by Phaniswar Nath 'Renu'?

A. Rag Darbari
B. Gunahon Ka Devta
C. Maila Anchal
D. Andha Yug

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Question 345

Who is the writer of the famous book 'Kabuliwala'?

A. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
B. Rabindranath Tagore
C. Munshi Premchand
D. Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

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Question 346

What is the name of the book which was awarded the golden man Booker Prize 2018?

A. The English Patient
B. Everything Under
C. The Long Take
D. Washington Black

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Question 347

Who is the author of the controversial book 'Forbidden verses'

A. Abu nuwaz
B. Salman Rushdie
C. D.H.Lawrence
D. Ms. Taslima Nasreen

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Question 348

Who is the author of the book titled "Walking With The Comrades"?

A. Shashi Tharoor
B. Arundhati Roy
C. Ramchandra Guha
D. Anuradha Roy

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Question 349

Which of the book was written by Graham Greene?

A. O' Jerusalem
B. The Power and Glory
C. Crisis in India
D. Of Human Bondage

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Question 350

Who said, " I therefore, want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn, if it can be had

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Edwina Mounbatten
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D. Ms. Taslima Nasreen

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Question 351

' Crime and Punishment ' was written by

A. Alexander Solzhenitysn
B. Lewis Carroll
C. Fyodor Dostoevsky
D. Valdimir Nabakov

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Question 352

Aurobindo was the author of -

A. Yogashastra
B. Discovery of India
C. Savitri
D. Hindu view of life

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Question 353

Who is the author of 'A Suitable Boy'?

A. Vikram Seth
B. Arundhati Roy
C. Khushwant Singh
D. None of these

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Question 354

The book Mother India was authored by

A. Annie Besant
B. Katherine Mayo
C. Mrinalini Sinha
D. Lala Lajpath Rai

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Question 355

The famous book 'Anandmath' was authored by

A. Sarojini Naidu
B. Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya
C. Sri Aurobindo
D. Rabindrnath Tagore

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Question 356

Who is the author of "Promise Me a Million Times"?

A. Amish Tripathi
B. Durjoy Datta
C. Keshav Aneel
D. Savi Sharma

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Question 357

The author of the book 'Waiting for the Mahatma' is

A. R.K. Narayan
B. N.A. Palkhiwala
C. Amrita Pritam
D. Manohar Malgonkar

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Question 358

Who is the author of the book, 'A Suitable Boy'?

A. Vikram Seth
B. Arun Shourie
C. Amrita Pritam
D. Mahashweta Devi

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Question 359

The author of book 'The Guide' is -

A. R. K. Laxman
B. R. K. Singh
C. R. K. Narayan
D. Raj Kapoor

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Question 360

Which of the following books was NOT written by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam?

A. The Scientific Indian
B. Envisioning an Empowered Nation
C. My Country, My Life
D. Ignited minds

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Question 361

The celebrated novel the godfather was authored by

A. Mario Puzo
B. John Milton
C. Vito Corleone
D. Harold Robbins

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Question 362

Who is the author of "India: From Midnight to the Millennium"?

A. Anuj Tiwari
B. Mitali Meelan
C. Shashi Tharoor
D. Jhumpa Lahiri

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Question 363

The author of the famous novel 'Gone with the Wind' is :

A. R. L. Stephenson
B. Charles Dickens
C. Margaret Mitchell
D. Harold Robins

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Question 364

Consider the following statements: "If you feel you are trapped in a black hole, don't give up. There is a way out." Who among the following made the above statement?

A. Albert Einstein
B. Stephen Hawking
C. C. V. Raman
D. Abdus Salam

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Question 365

The creator of 'Sherlock Holmes' was -

A. Arthur Conan Doyle
B. Ian Fleming
C. Dr. Watson
D. William Shakespeare

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Question 366

Author of famous book “12 Years A Slave” is

A. Chetan Bhagat
B. Nelson Mandela
C. Solomon Northup Pirates
D. Morarji Desai

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Question 367

The film 'Salaam Bombay' was directed by

A. Shyam Benegal
B. Mira Nair
C. Aparna Sen
D. Mrinal Sen

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Question 368

The noval ' Post office ' was written by

A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. K.M. Munshil
C. R.D.Dinkar
D. Neeraj

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Question 369

Man - The Maker of His Own Destiny' book was written by -

A. V. S. Naipaul
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Guenter Grass
D. Swami Vivekanand

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Question 370

Upanishad Books are: ________.

A. On religion
B. On yoga
C. On the law
D. On philosophy

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Question 371

Charles Darwin, the famous evolutionist, proposed his theory in which one of his books ?

A. The families of flowering plant
B. The origin of species
C. The life on earth
D. The story of the living world

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Question 372

Who said 'Man is a political animal'?

A. Dante
B. Aristotle
C. Socrates
D. Plato

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Question 373

What is the name of the book written by Panini ?

A. Mahabhashya
B. Mitakshara
C. Madhyamika Karika
D. Ashtadhyayi

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Question 374

Which of the following is a biography of Lady Mountbatten?

A. Mountbatten
B. Edwina Mountbatten
C. Edwina Mountbatten - Her Relationship with Nehru
D. Edwina Mountbatten - A Life of Her Own

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Question 375

Who is the author of 'Ageless Body , Timeless Mind' ?

A. V.S. Naipaul
B. Deepak Chopra
C. Dom Moraes
D. Tony Kusher

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Question 376

Who directed the famous TV Serial 'Tandoori Nights'?

A. Farrukh Dhondy
B. Jon Amiel
C. Zohra Sehgal
D. Saeed Jaffrey

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Question 377

The Arabic work of al-Biruni that gave an account of the subcontinent is called __________.

A. Kitab - Al Hind
B. Kitab - Al Bharat
C. Pustak - Al Hind
D. Pustak - Al Bharat

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Question 378

The book "Two Year Eight Months and Twenty –Eight Night" is authored by

A. Salman Rushdi
B. Deepak Nayyar
C. Javier Moro
D. Khurshid M Kasuari

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Question 379

Neel Darpan' is a play based on the story of Indigo Rebellion of Bengal of 1860 - 61. Who authored it?

A. Dinabandhu Mitra
B. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
C. Sisir Kumar Ghosh and Motilal Ghosh jointly
D. Madhusudan Dutta

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Question 380

The original name of 'Mahabharata' is

A. Katha Saritsagar
B. Jai Samhita
C. Vrahat Katha
D. Rajatarangini

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Question 381

Who is the author of the book 'Forbidden Verses'?

A. Salman RushDie
B. Abu Nuwas
C. Ms. Taslima Nasrin
D. D.H. Lawrence

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Question 382

Who said "I therefore, want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn, if it can be had"?

A. Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Rajendra Prasad
D. Nelson Mandela

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Question 383

Which of the following books is written by Rabindranath Tagore?

A. Rakta Karabi
B. Chidambara
C. Anand Math
D. Durgesh Nandini

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Question 384

Who is the author of the book 'Akhada: The Authorized Biography of Mahavir Singh Phogat'?

A. Rabi Thapa
B. Saurabh Duggal
C. Salman Rushdie
D. Tana French

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Question 385

India Wins Freedom is the autobiography of  ?

A. Abul Kalam Azad
B. L.K Adwani
C. Rajendra Prasad
D. Shubash Chandra Bose

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Question 386

Who is the author of "Jaya"?

A. Sudeep Nagarkar
B. Devdutt Pattanaik
C. R. K. Narayan
D. Aravind Adiga

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Question 387

Which Indian actor's biography is titled 'Anything but Khamosh'?

A. Vinod Khanna
B. Shatrughan Sinha
C. Dharmendra
D. Raj Babbar

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Question 388

The book “Indira Gandhi – A life in Nature”, authored by _____________.

A. Jairam Ramesh
B. Anand Sharma
C. Ghulam Nabi Azad
D. Chetan Bhagath

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Question 389

Who is the author of "Chanakya's Chant"?

A. Amish Tripathi
B. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
C. Ruskin Bond
D. Ashwin Sanghi

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Question 390

The famous book Kankal is authored by ?

A. Ketan Bhagat
B. Mahesh Rao
C. Nirmal Verma
D. Jaishankar Prasad

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Question 391

Who is the author of the book 'Nineteen Eighty Four'?

A. J. M. Barrie
B. Walter Scott
C. George Orwell
D. Thomas Hardy

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Question 392

The programme 'Gyan Vani' is broadcasted by

A. Zee TV
B. AIR
C. Sony TV
D. Doordarshan

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Question 393

Who is the author of the book "My Truth".

A. Khuswant Singh
B. Kiran Bedi
C. Narendra Modi
D. Indira Gandhi

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Question 394

Which of the following books was NOT written by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam?

A. The Scientific Indian
B. Envisioning an Empowered Nation
C. My Country, My Life
D. Ignited Minds

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Question 395

Who authored the book 'Indica'?

A. Megasthanese
B. Stephen King
C. J.K. Rowling
D. Margaret Atwood

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Question 396

Which of the film is directed by Mr. Buddhadeb Gupta?

A. Mohra
B. Krantiveer
C. 1942 - A Love Story
D. Charachar

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Question 397

The programme 'Gyan Vani' is broadcasted by -

A. Zee TV
B. AIR
C. Sony TV
D. Doordarshan

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Question 398

Which Indian author has chronicled the life in the Kumaon hills in the book 'Things to Leave Behind'?

A. Shashi Tharoor
B. Anosh Irani
C. Namita Gokhale
D. Vikram Seth

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Question 399

The Great Gatsby is written in which point of view?

A. first person limited
B. first person omniscient
C. third person limited
D. None of the above

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Question 400

The 'One Straw Revolution' was written by :

A. Masanobu Fukuoka
B. Richael Carlson
C. M. S. Swaminathan
D. Norman Borlaug

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Question 401

The book "Azad Bachpan ki Aur" is written by which author?

A. Kailash Satyarthi
B. Radhakant Bharti
C. Dipak Misra
D. Subhash Chandra

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Question 402

Long Walk to Freedom' is a book written by -

A. Sonia Gandhi
B. L. K. Advani
C. Nelson Mandela
D. Benazir Bhutto

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Question 403

George Bernard Shaw, the great dramatist, was

A. a Welsh
B. an Irishman
C. a Soctsman
D. an Englishman

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Question 404

Who is the author of the book named "Malgudi Days"?

A. R. K. Narayan
B. Jim Corbett
C. Lewis Caroll
D. M. K. Gandhi

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Question 405

"I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world." Who said this?

A. Mother Teresa
B. Abraham Lincoln
C. Walt Disney
D. Kennedy

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Question 406

Who has written the book 'The Famished Road'?

A. Zola Emile
B. V. S. Naipaul
C. Ben Okri
D. Din Mani

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Question 407

Who is the author of the book "Kargil: Untold stories from the War"?

A. Roshan Rai
B. Rachna Bisht Rawat
C. Anandi Ben
D. None of the above

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Question 408

Who wrote the line : 'A thing of beauty is a joy for ever'?

A. P. B. Shelley
B. William Wordsworth
C. John Keats
D. Robert Browning

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Question 409

Who has written the book 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness?

A. Chaitanya Padukone
B. Amitav Ghosh
C. Pramod Kapoor
D. Anundhati Roy

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Question 410

Who is the author of the book 'My other two daughters'?

A. Vijneswara
B. Somadeva
C. Surjit Singh Barnala
D. Mulk Raj Anand

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Question 411

The Shade of Swords is a book written by -

A. M. J. Akbar
B. Manil Suri
C. Urmila Lamba
D. Vasant Potdar

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Question 412

The first feature film produced in India was

A. Hatimtai
B. Alamm Ara
C. Pundalik
D. Raja Harishchandra

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Question 413

Which of the statements given below are correct?1. The author of 'My Country My Life' is L.K Advani.2. 'Wings of Fire' is an Autobiography of Subhash Chandra.3. The author of 'The Great Indian Novel' is Shashi Tharoor.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 414

The novel 'A Suitable Boy' is written by -

A. V. S. Naipaul
B. Vikram Seth
C. D. H. Lawrence
D. Ruskin Bond

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Question 415

The serial 'India's Rajiv' was produced and directed by -

A. Satyajit Ray
B. Mira Nair
C. Shyam Benegal
D. Simi Garewal

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Question 416

In Custody', an English novel is written by which one of the following?

A. Anita Desai
B. Vikram Seth
C. Shoba De
D. V. S. Naipaul

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Question 417

Who is the author of the book 'No Full Stops in India'?

A. Raj Mohan Gandhi
B. Shyam lal
C. E.M. Forster
D. Mark Tully

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Question 418

The book 'The Man who knew Infinity' by Robert Kanigel is the biography of -

A. Srinivasa Ramanujan
B. Sir C. V. Raman
C. Homi Bhabha
D. Vikram Sarabhai

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Question 419

Which of the following books has been written by Kamala Das?

A. Witness the Night
B. The Red Devil
C. Earth and Ashes
D. Tonight, this Savage Rite

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Question 420

Which tennis player has authored a book titled "Unstoppable : My Life So Far" ?

A. Serena Williams
B. Maria sharapova
C. Sania Mirza
D. Venus Williams

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Question 421

Kautilya's from fear' is a book written on :

A. Philosophy
B. Religion
C. Diplomacy
D. Statecraft

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Question 422

Panchatantra has been written by

A. Kalidas
B. Surdas
C. Vishakhadatta
D. Vishnu Sharma

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Question 423

What is the name of the autobiography of Sachin Tendulkar?

A. Numbers Do Lie
B. Playing it my way
C. Once upon a Time
D. What is Remembered

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Question 424

Who is the author of 'Ashtadhyayi'?

A. Sumitranandan
B. Raj Anand
C. Panini
D. Gitta Piramal

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Question 425

Who has recently launched his autobiography titled 'An Unsuitable Boy'?

A. Rishi Kapoor
B. MS Dhoni
C. Karan Johar
D. Vikram Seth

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Question 426

Who is the author of the book 'The Rights of Man'?

A. Thomas Hardy
B. Thomas Mann
C. Thomas Moore
D. Thomas Paine

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Question 427

Mrichchhakatika' was written by -

A. Vikramaditya
B. Shudraka
C. Kalhana
D. Banabhatta

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Question 428

Who wrote the book 'Why Socialism'?

A. Jayaprakash Narayan
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Acharya Narendra Dev
D. M. N. Roy

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Question 429

Who wrote the book "Five Point Someone: What Not to Do at IIT"?

A. Jhumpa Lahiri
B. Amish Tripathi
C. Kiran Bedi
D. Chetan Bhagat

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Question 430

Who is the author of the book 'Nineteen Eighty Four'?

A. Thomas Hardy
B. Emile Zola
C. George Orwell
D. Walter Scott

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Question 431

The celebrated Novel 'The Godfather' was authored by

A. John Milton
B. Victor Hugo
C. Mario Puzo
D. Harold Robbins

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Question 432

Which celebrity is the author of the book 'An Unsuitable Boy'?

A. Shatrughan Sinha
B. Shah Rukh Khan
C. Karan Johar
D. Khuswant Singh

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Question 433

The novel 'Post Office' was written by :

A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. K. M. Munshil
C. R. D. Dinkar
D. Neeraj

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Question 434

Beyond time' is the book written by -

A. Namita Gokhale
B. Ruskin Bond
C. William Balrymple
D. None of these

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Question 435

A Secular Agenda' is a book written by -

A. Arun Shourie
B. Mani Shankar Aiyar
C. Prem Shankar Jha
D. M.J. Akbar

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Question 436

Who amongst the following is the author of the book 'Rekha : The untold story" a biography on veteran actress Rekha?

A. Yasser Usman
B. Anand Neelakantan
C. Ram Kamal Mukherjee
D. Vijay Kumar

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Question 437

The famous character Pickwick was created by -

A. Leo Tolstoy
B. Charles Dickens
C. George Washington
D. Steven Spielberg

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Question 438

The author of controversial book 'Lajja' is a citizen of

A. Pakistan
B. Indonesia
C. Bangladesh
D. India

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Question 439

Which is not a correct combination?

A. Prithivi Raj Raso - Chand Bardai
B. Idols - Sunil Gavaskar
C. Midnight Children - A. Sanderson
D. Meghdoot - Kalidaas

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Question 440

The book 'Worshipping False Gods' is written by :

A. R. K. Narayan
B. Arun Shourie
C. B. M. Oza
D. Mahasweta Devi

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Question 441

In which language did 'Dr. Masti Venkatesh Iyengar' write?

A. Malayalam
B. Tamil
C. Telugu
D. Kannada

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Question 442

Who is the author of the book 'Freedom Behind Bars'?

A. Kiran Bedi
B. Nelson Mandela
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D. Sheikh Abdullah

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Question 443

Which Kannada writer received the Sahitya Academy Award for his novel 'Swatantryada Ota'?

A. C.N. Ramachandran
B. Vaidehi
C. Girish Karnad
D. Bolwar Mahammad Kunhi

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Question 444

Who amongst the following is the author of the book "Termites in the Trading System"?

A. M. S. Swaminathan
B. Jagdish Bhagwati
C. Jaswant Singh
D. M. Chelapati Rao

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Question 445

Which of the following books is written by Rabindranath Tagore?

A. Raktakarabi
B. Anand Math
C. Chidambara
D. Durgesh Nandini

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Question 446

Who is the author of "India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium"?

A. APJ Abdul Kalam
B. Shashi Tharoor
C. Narendra Modi
D. Arun Shourie

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Question 447

What is the name of the book in Harry Potter series written by Jack Thorne to be published in mid - 2016?

A. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
B. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
C. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
D. The Tales of Beedle the Bard

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Question 448

Which Indian born scientist was awarded the Nobel prize in Astrophysics

A. Prof Chandra Shaker
B. Sir C.V.Raman
C. Satyendra Nath Bose
D. Vikram Sarabhai

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Question 449

The General happiness is the end of the state', who said this?

A. Green
B. Hegel
C. Plato
D. Bentham

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Question 450

'Mirchchhakatika' was written by

A. Vikramaditya
B. Shudraka
C. Kalhana
D. Banabhatta

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Question 451

Who is the author of the book 'Naked Triangle'?

A. R. K. Narayan
B. Amrita Pritam
C. Balwant Gargi
D. Khushwant Singh

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Question 452

The book 'The Audacity of Hope' has been written by -

A. Nayantara Sehgal
B. Aravind Adiga
C. Vikram Seth
D. Barack Obama

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Question 453

' In CUstody ' , an english novels, is written by which one of the following

A. Vikram Seth
B. Shoba De
C. Anita Desai
D. VS.Naipaul

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Question 454

In which language did Dr. Masti Venkatesh Iyengar write?

A. Tamil
B. Malayalam
C. Kannada
D. Hindi

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Question 455

The book which deals with the love plays of the Dark Lord Krishna and his fair beloved Radha.

A. Meghdoot
B. Raghuvamsa
C. Geet Govinda
D. Padmavat

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Question 456

'Man without society is either a beast or a God'. Who said this?

A. Plato
B. Gandhi
C. Aristotle
D. Henry Maine

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Question 457

Which author published 59 new books in 1955?

A. Mark Twain
B. Ernest Hemingway
C. Enid Blyton
D. Stephen King

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Question 458

Which of the statements given below are correct?1. The author of the novel 'An Affair Downstairs' is Sherri Browning.2. The author of the novel 'White Teeth' is Zadie Smith.3. The author of the novel 'Atonement' is Ian McEwan.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 459

Who is the author of the book ­ "The daughter of the east"?

A. Taslima Nasreen
B. Benazir Bhutto
C. Chandrika Bhutani
D. Sharmila Tagore

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Question 460

Who wrote the line: ' A thing of beauty is a joy forever'?

A. John Keats
B. Robert Browing
C. P.B.Shelley
D. William Wordsworth

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Question 461

Who is the author of "Interpreter of Maladies"?

A. Jhumpa Lahiri
B. Amish Tripathi
C. Ravinder Singh
D. Salman Rushdie

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Question 462

The famous book ' The Daughter of the East ' is written by

A. Ms.Benazir Bhutto
B. Ms. Taslima Nasreen
C. Ms. Arungsan Suu Kyi
D. Ms Bandarnaike Sirimavo

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Question 463

Who wrote 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'?

A. D. H. Lawrence
B. Lynn Vincent
C. Sir Walter Scott
D. Anton Chekhov

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Question 464

The book 'A Farewell to Arms' was written by

A. Charles Dickens
B. Ernest Hemingway
C. Thomas Hardy
D. Huxley

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Question 465

Travelling Through Conflict is a book written by -

A. Hamid Ansari
B. Cherie Blair
C. Balraj Krishna
D. Salman Rushdie

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Question 466

Who of the following wrote "The story of My Experiments with Truth"?

A. Babasaheb B. R. Ambedkar
B. Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore
C. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
D. Mahatma Gandhi

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Question 467

Which author employed India's obsession for cricket as the theme for his recent book 'Selection Day'?

A. Vikram Seth
B. Anil Menon
C. Amish Tripathi
D. Aravind Adiga

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Question 468

Eight Lives' is a book written by -

A. Raja Ramana
B. Savita Ambedkar
C. Mahesh Yogi
D. Rajmohan Gandhi

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Question 469

The book named 'Three Decades in Parliament' is a collection of the speeches of

A. A. B. Vajpayee
B. Somnath Chatterjee
C. L. K. Advani
D. N. G. Ranga

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Question 470

Who has written the book 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness'?

A. Chaitanya Padukone
B. Amitav Ghosh
C. Pramod Kapoor
D. Arundhati Roy

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Question 471

Who is the author of "My Father is a Hero"?

A. Novoneel Chakraborty
B. Neelima Dalmia Adhar
C. Nishant Kaushik
D. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

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Question 472

The book 'Satanic Verses' was written by

A. Gunnar Myrdal
B. William Golding
C. Salman Rushdie
D. Agatha Christie

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Question 473

Who is the author of the book "Superstar India : From Incredible to Unstoppable"?

A. Sobha De
B. Anees Jung
C. P. M. Nayer
D. Mulk Raj Anand

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Question 474

Who wrote 'Gulliver's Travels'?

A. Jonathan Swift
B. Alivin Toffler
C. Samuel Johnson
D. D. H. Lawrence

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Question 475

Who has written the famous book 'Anna Karenina'?

A. Victor Hugo
B. Boris Pasternak
C. Anees Jung
D. Leo Tolstoy

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Question 476

Who among the following is the author of the book, "Pakistan Paradox : Instability and Resilience"?

A. Christophe Jaffrelot
B. Gopalaswami Parthasarathy
C. Imran Khan
D. Mamnoon Hussain

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Question 477

Name the autobiography of Sanjay Manjrekar, the former India batsman-turned-commentator, which was launched in Mumbai on 17 January 2018.

A. Playing It My Way
B. Imperfect
C. The Definitive Biography
D. Sunny Days

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Question 478

The owner of Star TV is

A. Rupert Murdoch
B. Tata Group
C. Richard Attenborough
D. George Lucas

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Question 479

Who is the author of "Our Impossible Love"?

A. Preeti Shenoy
B. Ravinder Singh
C. Keshav Aneel
D. Durjoy Datta

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Question 480

India of our dreams' is a book written by -

A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
C. Dr. C. Subramaniam
D. M. V. Kamath

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Question 481

Which of the statements given above are not correct? 1. Author of 'Darkness at Noon' is Victor La Valle. 2. Author of 'The Great Gatsby' is F. Scott Fitzgerald. 3. Author of 'The Sound and the Fury' is Hubbard.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 482

The third Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) distinguished Indologist Award for the year 2017 was awarded to Japanese Professor -

A. Hiroshi Marui
B. Hiroshima Marui
C. Nagasaki Marui
D. Jayota Marui

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Question 483

Who is the author of the book "Flaming Tresses of Draupadi" ?

A. Smriti Irani
B. Veerappa Moily
C. Mallikarjun Kharge
D. None

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Question 484

Prime Minister NarendraModi released a book authored by LokSabha Speaker SumitraMahajan in New Delhi, recently. The book is titled as __________.

A. Matopadesh
B. Bhagyashree
C. Preranadayini
D. Matoshree

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Question 485

Who is the author of the book 'Freedom Behind Bars '

A. Kiran Bedi
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Nelson Mandela
D. Sheikh Abdullah

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Question 486

The writer of the Harry Potter book series is

A. DBC Pierre
B. Dominique Lapierre and Lary Collins
C. Jhumpa Lahiri
D. J.K.Rowling

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Question 487

Who is the author of the book 'Forbidden Verses'?

A. Salman Rushdie
B. Abu Nuwas
C. Ms. Taslima Nasrin
D. D. H. Lawrence

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Question 488

Who is the author of famous statement: "That Government is the best which governs least"?

A. Herbert Spencer
B. Harold Laski
C. Alexis De Tocqueville
D. Henry David Thoreau

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Question 489

Who was the author of the book 'Plagues and Peoples'?

A. W. L. Thomas
B. Rachel Carson
C. David Cannadine
D. William H. Mcneill

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Question 490

Who wrote the Book "A Tale of Two Cities"

A. William Shakespeare
B. Jane Austen
C. Leo Tolstoy
D. Charles Dickens

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Question 491

The book 'Sudhir Sukta' was written by

A. Vishnu Wagh
B. Nazir Ahmad Wani
C. Andrea Levy
D. Tian Er

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Question 492

Who wrote the book ' A Passage to India '

A. Ruskin Bond
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Victor Banerjee
D. E.M.Forster

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Question 493

Who wrote 'Nyaya Sutra'?

A. Vyasa
B. Gautam
C. Kapila
D. Charaka

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Question 494

Who is the author of "The Guest"?

A. Mohit Goyal
B. Mitali Meelan
C. Ashwini Parashar
D. Anand Neelakantan

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Question 495

Who directed the world famous film 'The Gandhi'?

A. Nani Palkhivala
B. Ben Kingsley
C. Mrinal Sen
D. Richard Attenborough

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Question 496

The famous book 'Anna Karenina' written by ?

A. Boris Pasternak
B. Victor Hugo
C. Lewis Carroll
D. Leo Tolstoy

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Question 497

Who is the author of "The Secret Of The Nagas (Shiva Trilogy­2)"?

A. Amish Tripathi
B. Durjoy Datta
C. Keshav Aneel
D. Savi Sharma

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Question 498

Famous play ' Macbeth ' is written by

A. Leo Tolstoy
B. William Shakespeare
C. john Milton
D. Charles Dickens

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Question 499

What is Harry Potter's owl's name

A. Hedwig
B. Honey Dukes
C. Money Duke
D. Eagle

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Question 500

The book "Six Machine : I don't Like Cricket .... I Love It" is the autobiography of which cricketer?

A. Yuvraj Singh
B. Chris Gayle
C. Virender Sehwag
D. AB de Villiers

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Question 501

Who of the following wrote "The Story of My Experiments with Truth"?

A. B. R. Ambedkar
B. Rabindranath Tagore
C. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
D. Mahatma Gandhi

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Question 502

Who wrote the book "Gone with the Wind"?

A. Jane Austen
B. William Blake
C. Charles Dickens
D. Margaret Mitchell

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Question 503

'A Secular Agenda' is a book written by

A. Arun Shourie
B. Mani Shankar Aiyar
C. Prem Shankar Jha
D. M.J. Akbar

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Question 504

The famous book "A Better India, A Better World" has been written by :

A. Azim Premji
B. N. R. Narayan Murthy
C. Praveen Mahapatra
D. Rajiv Sikri

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Question 505

What is the name of the writer of indian origin whose novel, "The Inheritance of Loss" has bagged Man Booker Prize?

A. Vikram Seth
B. Kiran Desai
C. Salman Rushdie
D. V.S Naipaul

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Question 506

Who said "God helps those who help themselves"?

A. Andre Maurois
B. Andre Gide
C. Algernon Sidney
D. Swami Vivekananda

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Question 507

Who is the writer of 'Swamy and Friends'?

A. Munshi Premchand
B. Raman
C. Max Muller
D. R. K. Narayan

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Question 508

'The Race of my Life' the Autobiography has been co-authored by Milkha Singh's daughter, whose name is ____ ?

A. Sonia Sanwalka
B. Mankhia Singh
C. Sanjitia Sardar
D. Poonam Dillo

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Question 509

The book named 'Three Decades in Parliament' is a collection of the speeches of -

A. A. B. Vajpayee
B. S. Chatterjee
C. L. K. Advani
D. N. G. Ranga

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Question 510

Freedom from Fear' is a book written by :

A. Benazir Bhutto
B. Corazon Aquino
C. Aung San Suu Kyi
D. Nayantara Sehgal

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Question 511

Who is the author of 'India Wins Freedom'?

A. Dominique Lapierre
B. Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
C. Maulana Azad
D. Jawaharlal Nehru

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Question 512

Who is the author of ' Tom Sawyer '

A. John Ruskin
B. William Shakespeare
C. Leo Tolstoy
D. Mark Twain

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Question 513

Who has written the book 'Two Lives'?

A. Salman Rushdie
B. Arundhati Roy
C. Vikram Seth
D. Shiv Khera

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Question 514

Which of the following is a biography of the Lady Mountbatten?

A. Edwina Mountbatten - A Life of Her Own.
B. Edwina Mountbatten - Her relationship with Nehru
C. Mountbatten
D. Edwina Mountbattten

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Question 515

A book 'Simplicity & Wisdom' was written by

A. Dinesh Shahra
B. Chetan Bhagat
C. Andrea Levy
D. Abdul Aziz Muhamat

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Question 516

Amrita Pritam's work " A Revenue Stamp" is

A. A book of stories
B. A novel
C. A biography
D. An autobiography

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Question 517

The first history book was written by -

A. Euclid
B. Herodotus
C. Aristotle
D. Caesar

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Question 518

The famous character 'Pickwick' was created by -

A. Steven Spielberg
B. Leo Tolstoy
C. Walt Disney
D. Charles Dickens

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Question 519

Who is the author of "Chokher Bali"?

A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. Jhumpa Lahiri
C. Amish Tripathi
D. Chetan Bhagat

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Question 520

The Articles of Confederation were written by

A. Ken Drexler
B. Anne-Cesar
C. Benjamin Franklin
D. John Dickinson

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Question 521

The popular TV serial 'Neem ka Ped' was written by -

A. Ashapurna Devi
B. Harivansh Rai Bachchan
C. Sharad Joshi
D. Rahi Masoom Raza

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Question 522

The book 'India of our Dreams' was written by ___ ?

A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B. M.V. Kamath
C. Dr. C. Subramanian
D. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

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Question 523

Who is the author of the famous book 'The Judgement'?

A. Janardan Thakur
B. R. Venkataraman
C. Anthony Mascarenhas
D. Kuldip Nayar

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Question 524

The General Happiness is the end of the state' who said this?

A. Hegel
B. Bentham
C. Plato
D. Green

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Question 525

Who among the following is the author of the book 'Nineteen Eighty Four'?

A. Emile Zola
B. Walter Scott
C. George Orwell
D. Thomas Hardy

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Question 526

Who is the author of book 'We Indians'?

A. Nirad C. Choudry
B. Subramaniya Swamy
C. Khushwant Singh
D. Muluk Raj Anand

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Question 527

"Man without society is either a beast or a God". Who said this?

A. Plato
B. Gandhi
C. Tolstoy
D. Aristotle

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Question 528

Who was the author of the trilogy "The Immortals of Meluha","The Secret of the Nagas", and "The Oath of the Vayuputras"?

A. Amish Tripathi
B. Anand Neelakantan
C. Kavita Kane
D. Devdutt Pattanaik

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Question 529

Who is the author of the book 'The Guide'?

A. Satyajit Ray
B. Chetan Bhagat
C. R. K. Narayan
D. Arundhati Roy

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Question 530

The celebrated novel 'The Godfather' was authored by

A. Harold Robbins
B. John Milton
C. Victor Hugo
D. Mario Puzo

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Question 531

Which of the books is written by Kapil Dev

A. One day Wonders
B. Cricket - My Style
C. Twenty Years at the top
D. Cricket-Favourite Game

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Question 532

The book 'To Live or Not Live' was written by -

A. V. S. Naipaul
B. Alexandra Dumas
C. George Elliot
D. Nirad C. Chaudhuri

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Question 533

Who has written the book entitled 'Hind Swaraj' ?

A. Lala Lajpat Rai
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
D. Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya

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Question 534

The famous book 'Anna Karenina' is written by -

A. Boris Pasternak
B. Victor Hugo
C. Lewis Carroll
D. Leo Tolstoy

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Question 535

Lala lajapathi rai is the author of the book

A. India Divided
B. Hind Swaraj
C. Unhappy India
D. Mother India

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Question 536

Who wrote 'War and Peace'?

A. Leo Tolstoy
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Charles Dickens
D. Kipling

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Question 537

Who is the author of the book 'Kamayani'?

A. Mulk Raj Anand
B. Prem Chand
C. Jaishankar Prasad
D. Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

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Question 538

Rabindranath Tagore was awarded Noble Prize for his literary work named

A. Geetanjali
B. Rajtarangini
C. Chokher Bali
D. None of these

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Question 539

Who wrote the book "Ramacharitmanas"?

A. Tulsidas
B. Bhakta Kabir
C. Bhakta Ramdev
D. Valmiki

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Question 540

Which of the following books is written by R.N.Tagore

A. Rakta Karabi
B. Anand Math
C. Chidambara
D. Durgesh Nandini

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Question 541

Who is the author of ‘The Windfall’?

A. Manmohan Singh
B. Amitav Ghosh
C. Diksha Basu
D. Arundhati Roy

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Question 542

Who wrote 'A Passage to India'?

A. E. M. Forster
B. Kipling
C. Orwell
D. None of these

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Question 543

Rabindranath Tagore was awarded Noble Prize for his literary work named -

A. Gitanjali
B. Rajatarangini
C. Chokher Bali
D. None of these

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Question 544

The famous character pickwick was created by

A. Leo Tolstoy
B. Charles Dickens
C. George Washington
D. Steven Spielberg

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Question 545

Life Divine' is a book written by -

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Rabindranath Tagore
C. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
D. Shri Aurobindo

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Question 546

Which of the following statements given below are correct? 1. Author of 'Half of a Yellow Sun is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. 2. Author of the novel 'Middlesex' is Jeffrey Eugenides. 3. Author of 'Missile Gap' is China Mieville.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 547

The Naked Face', a very popular book is written by -

A. Dominique Lapierre
B. Larry Collins
C. Sidney Sheldon
D. Juan Benet

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Question 548

Who is the author of 'Half of What I Say'?

A. Anil Menon
B. Namitha Gokhale
C. Shashi Tharoor
D. K. R. Meera

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Question 549

Who is the author of "The English Teacher"?

A. Aparna Sinha
B. Bapsi Sidhwa
C. R. K. Narayan
D. Indu Sundaresan

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Question 550

The famous character 'Pickwick' was created by

A. Steven Spielberg
B. Leo Tolstoy
C. Walt Disney
D. Charles dickens

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Question 551

The religious text of the Jews is named as :

A. Analectus
B. Torah
C. Tripitaka
D. Avesta

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Question 552

Which of the following is the name of a medieval Indian book on mathematics?

A. Vastushastra
B. Leelavati
C. Panchadashi
D. Roopmati

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Question 553

Which of the film is directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta?

A. Mohra
B. Krantiveer
C. 1942 - A Love Story
D. Charachar

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Question 554

Who is the author of "The Kalam effect : My years with the president"?

A. M. J. Akbar
B. Mulk Raj Anand
C. Anees Jung
D. P. M. Nair

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Question 555

Who composed the National Anthem ' Jana Gana Mana '

A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. R.D.Dinkar
C. Bakim Chandra Chatterjee
D. Sarojini Naidu

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Question 556

Who wrote the book 'Rama Charita Manas '

A. Tulsi Das
B. Bhakta Kabir
C. Bhakta Ramdev
D. Valmiki

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Question 557

Bhatnagar Prize is given in the field of -

A. Peace
B. Music and dance
C. Science and technology
D. Fine Arts

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Question 558

Who is the writer of "A Brief History of Time"?

A. Stephen Hawking
B. Edward Jenner
C. John Logie Baird
D. Louis Pasteur

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Question 559

The author of the book "Zest for Life" is -

A. Mark Twain
B. Emile Zola
C. Virginia Wolf
D. H. G. Walls

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Question 560

Who is the writer of the famous book 'Kabuliwala'?

A. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
B. Ravindra Nath Tagore
C. Munshi Prem Chand
D. Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

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Question 561

Who is the author of the book "The Accidental Prime Minister"?

A. Rajdeep Sardesai
B. Karan Thapar
C. Kuldeep Nayar
D. Sanjaya Baru

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Question 562

Which of the statements given below are correct? 1. The author of the novel 'Dodgers' is Bill Beverly. 2. The author of the novel 'Forty Thieves' is Thomas Perry. 3. Author of 'The Corrections' is Jonathan Franzen.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 563

Who is the author of book 'We Indians'?

A. Nirad C. Chaudhuri
B. Subramanian Swamy
C. Khushwant Singh
D. Mulk Raj Anand

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Question 564

A Critique of Pure Reason' book was written by

A. Charles Dickens
B. Immanuel Kant
C. Girish Karnad
D. Shashi Tharoor

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Question 565

Consider the following statement and identify the author of the statement using the code given below: "I shall work for an Indian in which the poorest shall feel that it is their country, in whose making they have an effective voice, an India in which there shall be no high class and low class of people, an India in which all communities shall live in perfect harmony."

A. B. R. Ambedkar
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Rabindranath Tagore
D. Jawaharlal Nehru

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Question 566

Who is the author of the book "The Alchemist"?

A. Agatha Christie
B. Paulo Ceolho
C. Frankenstien
D. None

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Question 567

Whose biography is the book 'Anything but Khamosh'?

A. Manoj Bajpai
B. Shatrughan Sinha
C. Nana Patekar
D. Sonakshi Sinha

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Question 568

Who was the first winner of Dada Saheb Phalke Award

A. B.N.Sarkar
B. Prithvi Raj Kapoor
C. Devika Rani
D. Kana Devi

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Question 569

'The Gathering Storm' is written by

A. Winston Churchill
B. George Washington
C. Voltaire
D. Romain Rolland

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Question 570

Which of the following sportspersons recently wrote the autobiographical book 'Ace Against Odds'?

A. Saina Nehwal
B. Anil Kumble
C. Yuvraj Singh
D. Sania Mirza

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Question 571

Who is the author of the book ­"My Experiments with Truth"?

A. Aristotle
B. Winston Churchill
C. Jarnes Morris
D. Mahatma Gandhi

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Question 572

The Gathering  is written by

A. Winston Churchill
B. Voltaire
C. George Washington
D. Steven Spielberg

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Question 573

Ramcharitmanas is an epic poem written in which language?

A. Santali
B. Munda
C. Awadhi
D. Sanskrit

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Question 574

Which one of the following books was written by Tilak?

A. India in Transition
B. Geeta Rahasya
C. Gokhale - My Political Guru
D. Discovery of India

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Question 575

Freedom From Fear' is a book written by

A. Benazir Bhutto
B. Corazon Aquino
C. Aung San Suu Kyi
D. Nayantara Sehgal

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Question 576

' Neela Charid ' which won the vyas Samman in 1992 is written by

A. Subhash Mukhopadhyay
B. VS. Naipaul
C. Ram Vilas Sharma
D. Shiv Prasad Singh

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Question 577

Who is the author of the book - 'Preparing for the Twenty - First Century'?

A. Larry Collins
B. V. S. Naipaul
C. V. R. Krishna Iyer
D. Paul Kennedy

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Question 578

The serial 'India's Rajiv' was produced and directed by -

A. Simi Garewal
B. Satyajit Ray
C. Shyam Benegal
D. Mira Nair

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Question 579

The quotation ' Some of born great , Some achieve greatness, and some have greatness, thrust upon them ' is atributed to

A. Bertrand Russell
B. Abraham Lincoln
C. William Shakeshpare
D. George Orwell

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Question 580

Who is the author of the book "The way of Knife: The CIA, A secret army and a war at the ends of the earth" ?

A. Mark Twain
B. Irika John
C. Mario Pujo
D. Mark Mazzetti

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Question 581

Who wrote the book 'Reminiscences of the Nehru Age'?

A. C.D.Deshmukh
B. Dr. P.C.Alexander
C. M.O.Mathai
D. S.C.Rajagopalachari

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Question 582

Who directed the famous TV Serial 'Tandoori Nights'?

A. Farukh Dhondy
B. Jon AMiel
C. Zohra Sehgal
D. Saeed Jaffrey

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Question 583

Who is the author of the book PrisonDairy?

A. Amitav Ghosh
B. Jay Prakash Narayan
C. Kapil Dev
D. Mala Sen

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Question 584

The lead character in the film 'The Bandit Queen' has been played by

A. Rupa Ganguly
B. Seema Biswas
C. Pratiba Sinha
D. Shabama Azmi

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Question 585

Who amongst the following is the author of the book ' Colours of the Rainbow '

A. A.V.Kamath
B. Anita Nayyar
C. Pritish Nandy
D. Ranjit Biswas

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Question 586

A book titled 'The Endgame' authored by

A. Hussain Zaidi
B. Ashwini Kumar Tewari
C. Lewis Hamilton
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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Question 587

What is the name of Kalhana's book?

A. Arthashastra
B. Indica
C. Purana
D. Rajatarangini

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Question 588

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of a book“President Pranab Mukherjee – A Statesman” on 2ndJuly 2017 from ________ at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

A. Sumitra Mahajan
B. Arun Jaitley
C. Hamid Ansari
D. Narendra Modi

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Question 589

In India the first television programme was broadcasted in -

A. 1959
B. 1965
C. 1976
D. 1957

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Question 590

The celebrated novel 'The Godfather' was authored by -

A. Harold Robbins
B. John Milton
C. Victor Hugo
D. Mario Puzo

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Question 591

Who is the father of English Poetry?

A. John Milton
B. William Wordsworth
C. Geoffrey Chaucer
D. Charles Dickens

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Question 592

Who among the following has written the famous book 'Malgudi Days'?

A. V. S. Naipaul
B. Deepak Chopra
C. Rabindranath Tagore
D. R. K. Narayan

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Question 593

Who wrote the book "Untouchable"?

A. Premchand
B. Sarojini Naidu
C. K Natwar Singh
D. Mulk Raj Anand

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Question 594

Which South Korean author in May 2016 won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for her novel 'The Vegetarian'?

A. Han Kang
B. Yiyun Li
C. Tami Hoag
D. Taya Zinkin

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Question 595

Choose the most appropriate answer:Vinod Mehta an eminent Indian journalist and founder editor-in-chief of ‘Outlook’ published his autobiography by the name of

A. Lucknow Boy: A Memoir
B. One Life is Not Enough
C. Accidental Prime Minister
D. The Substance and the Shadow

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Question 596

Who wrote the book, Cry, the Peacock?

A. Khushwant Singh
B. Morarji Desai
C. Anita Desai
D. Arun Gandhi

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Question 597

The author of controversial book 'Lajja' is a citizen of -

A. Pakistan
B. Indonesia
C. Bangladesh
D. India

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Question 598

Who is the author of "Life of Pi"?

A. Eleanor Catton
B. Aravind Adiga
C. Yann Martel
D. Kiran Desai

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Question 599

The television serial 'Charitraheen' is based on the famous novel of which of the following authors?

A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. Sarat Chandra Chattopadhaya
C. Tara Sankar Bandhopadhya
D. Bankim Chandra Chatterji

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Question 600

Who wrote the book "Passage to India"?

A. Anita Desai
B. Khushwant Singh
C. Mark Twain
D. E. M. Foster

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Question 601

Name the author of the book "All About Women".

A. Priya Kumar
B. Taslima Nasreen
C. Shobha De
D. Geeta Choubey

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Question 602

Which of the following periodicals is not correctly matched with its editor?

A. Bande Mataram:Aurobindo Ghosh
B. New India:Bipin Chandra Pal
C. Yugantar:Bhupendranath Dutta
D. Sandhya:Barindra Ghosh

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Question 603

Who is the author of "It's All in the Planets"?

A. Preeti Shenoy
B. Ravinder Singh
C. Keshav Aneel
D. Durjoy Datta

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Question 604

Which is not a correct combination?

A. Prithivi Raj Raso - Chand Bardai
B. Idols - Sunil Gavaskar
C. Midnight Children - A. Sanderson
D. Meghdoot - Kalidas

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Question 605

Who is the author of the book 'No Full Stops in India'?

A. Shyam Lal
B. E. M. Foster
C. Mark Tully
D. Raj Mohan Gandhi

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Question 606

For which Novel Prominent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail will be awarded the Saraswati Samman for the year 2016 ?

A. Hawthan
B. Mandra
C. Chitt-Chete
D. None of the above

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Question 607

Which of the statements given below are correct? 1. The author of 'Forty Thieves' is Jonathan Franzen. 2. Author of 'Half of a Yellow Sun' is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. 3. Author of 'Middlesex' is Jeffrey Eugenides.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 608

Who is the author of 'Betrayal of the Defence Forces'?

A. Vishnu Bhagat
B. Tarun Tejpal
C. George Fernandes
D. Jaswant Singh

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Question 609

The first feature film (talkie) produced in India was -

A. Haatim Tai
B. Alam Ara
C. Pundalik
D. Raja Harishchandra

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Question 610

The book 'Springing Tiger' was written by -

A. Hugh Toye
B. Louis Fisher
C. Webb Miller
D. None of the above

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Question 611

Who among the following has written the book Growth & Finance?

A. C. Rangrajan
B. Bimal Jalan
C. Amartya Sen
D. K Subba Rao

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Question 612

Who is the author of "Gently Falls: The Bakula"?

A. Amitav Ghosh
B. Mitali Meelan
C. Ravinder Singh
D. Sudha Murty

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Question 613

'Sports Channel' a monthly video magazine has been launched by

A. Kapil Dev
B. Sunil Gavaskar
C. Ajit Wadekar
D. Nawab Pataudi

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Question 614

Who wrote the English Bill of Rights?

A. Parliament of England
B. King James II
C. Mary II
D. None of the above

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Question 615

The popular TV serial 'Neem ka Ped' was written by

A. Rahi Masoom Raza
B. Sharad Joshi
C. Ashapurna Devi
D. Harivansh Rai Bachachan

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Question 616

The book "Born Again on the Mountain" is authored by which of the following Indian mountaineer?

A. Santhosh Yadav
B. Bachendri Pal
C. Arunima Sinha
D. Praveen Agarwal

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Question 617

Which of the following books was written by Gandhiji

A. Discovery of India
B. My Experiments with Truth
C. India wins Freedom
D. Freedom at Midnight

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Question 618

'Gita Govinda' is written by

A. Valmiki
B. Jaya Dev
C. Tulsidas
D. Sharan Gupta

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Question 619

Which of the statements given below are correct? 1. Author of the novel 'Missile Gap' is Charles Stross. 2. The author of the novel 'Bird Box' is Victor Valle. 3. Author of 'The City and the city' is China Mieville.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 620

Which of the statements given below are correct? 1. Author of 'Brave New World' is Aldous Huxley. 2. Author of 'An Affair Downstairs' is Sherri Browning. 3. Author of 'Darkness at Noon' is Victor La Valle.

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

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Question 621

Maya Memsaab' is a film directed by -

A. Shyam Benegal
B. Bhupen Hazarika
C. Ketan Mehta
D. Tapan Sinha

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Question 622

Who amongst the following is the author of the book "Rekha : The untold story" a biography on a veteran actress Rekha?

A. Yasser Usman
B. Anand Neelakantan
C. Ram Kamal Mukherjee
D. K. Vijay Kumar

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Question 623

Who has written the book 'The Famished Road'?

A. Ian Austin
B. V.S. Naipaul
C. Ben Okri
D. Zola Emile

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Question 624

The book 'Gulliver's Travels' was written by

A. Alexandra Dumas
B. Charles Lamb
C. Charles Dickens
D. Jonathan Swift

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Question 625

Who is the author of "Go Clown: #AccheDin for Comedy"?

A. Preeti Shenoy
B. Nikita Singh
C. Shatrugna Vadwlas
D. Ashwin Sanghi

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Question 626

What was the topic of the book 'The Other America'?

A. Poverty was widespread in America.
B. Education was lacking in America.
C. Racism was widespread in America.
D. Americans needed more highways.

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