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Let’s Check your Knowledge:-8

April 9, 2012

Let’s Check your Knowledge:- 8

Books and Authors

1. Who is the author of "The Kalam effect: My years with the president"?

a. P.M.Nayar    b. Sonia Gandhi

c. L. K. Advani d. Arun Shaurie

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

a. L.K.Adwani b. Arundhati Roy

c. Shobha De   d. Vikram Seth

3. The Sanskrit poet called as the Indian Shakespeare?

a. Kalidasa b. Thulasidas

c. Sudraka d. Kautilya

4. Mulk Raj Anand is the author of?

a. The Post Office b. Gora

c. India Wins Freedom d. Coolie

5. Who is the author of the book ‘My other two daughters’?

a. Lalu Prasad Yadav b. Surjit Singh Barnala

c. E.M. Forster         d. Paul Kennedy

6. Who is known as the Father of Detective Story?

a. Arthur Conan Doyle b. Bram Stoker

c. Edgar Allen Poe       d. None of the above

7. Man-The Maker of His Own Destiny’ “book was written by

a. V. S. Naipaul   b. Mahatma Gandhi

c. Guenter Grass d. Swami Vivekananda

8. ‘Sonia, a Biography’ was written by

a. Sonia Gandhi    b. Arundhathi Roy

c. Rasheed Kidvai d. V.K. Madhavan Kutty

9. One among the following is not a Harry Potter story

a. Chamber of secrets b. The philosopher’s stone

c. Half blood prince    d. Naked Truth

10. Jules Verne, a French science fiction writer wrote a book, which carried a more or less accurate prediction of the launching of Apollo-8. Which is the book?

a. From the Earth to the moon b. All under Heaven

c. A Midsummer Night’s Dream d. Past and Present

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

a. E.M. Forster b. Nirad C. Chaudhari

c. G.B. Shaw    d. Winston Churchill

12. "Does IT matter" is a book written by

a. Bill Gates       b. N. R. Narayanan

c. Nicholas Carr d. Thomas D. Harris

13. ‘Beyond time’ is the book written by

a. Namita Gokhale    b. Ruskin Bond

c. William Balrymple d. None of these

14. The famous book ‘Anandmath’ has been authorized by

a. Rabindranath Tagore b. Bankim Chandra

c. Sarojini Naidu           d. Sri Aurobindo

15. Who wrote a book describing the theory of economic drain of India during British rule?

a. Dadabhai Naoroji b. Lala Lajpat Rai

c. Mahatma Gandhi  d. Jawaharlal Nehru

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