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GK Questions: Books & Authors – Set 11

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  1. The book titled ‘ Two leaves and a Bud’ penned by ………………………
    1.Dr.Rajendra Prasad
    2.BG Tilak
    3.Amrita Pritam
    4.Mulk Raj Anand
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Mulk Raj Anand
    Explanation :
    Two Leaves and a Bud is a novel by Mulk Raj Anand first published in 1937. Like his other novels, this one also deals with the topic of oppression of the poor, and is about a peasant who tries to protect his daughter from a British soldier.

  2. Jawaharlal Nehru is the author of  ……………..
    1.Bunch of Old Letters
    2.The Sunset Club
    3.Dark Room
    4.Prison Diary
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Bunch of Old Letters
    Explanation :
    The Letters In This Volume, Written By Some Of The Leading Figures Of Our Times, Cover The Three Eventful Decades Leading Up To India S Independence In 1947.

  3. Who is the author of ‘The Indian War of Independence’ ?
    1.Daisy Hanson
    2.Dr.Radha Krishnan
    3.VD Savarkar
    4.IK Gujral
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.VD Savarkar
    Explanation :
    The Indian War of Independence is an Indian nationalist history of the 1857 revolt by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar that was first published in 1909.

  4. Which of the following is written by Aravind Adiga ?
    1.The White Tiger
    2.The Folden Earth
    3.The Immortals
    4.Life Divine
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.The White Tiger
    Explanation :
    The White Tiger is the debut novel by Indian author Aravind Adiga. It was first published in 2008 and won the 40th Man Booker Prize in the same year.

  5. ……………………… is the author of ‘ The Golden Threshold’
    1.Rammohan Roy
    2.MP Chand
    3.Sarojini Naidu
    4.AL Basham
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Sarojini Naidu
    Explanation :
    A collection of poems by Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949) was known as Bharatiya Kokila (The Nightingale of India) and was a child prodigy, freedom fighter and poet.

  6. The book titled ‘ Wonder That was India’ is authored by …………………..
    1.AL Basham
    2.Amartya Sen
    3.Annie Besant
    4.Amrita Pritam
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.AL Basham
    Explanation :
    The wonder that was India: a survey of the culture of the Indian sub-continent before the coming of the Muslim. It was authored by  Basham, A. L. (Arthur Llewellyn).

  7. Whose biography is written by Shyam Bhatia ?
    1.Benzir Bhutto
    2.Chewang Rinchen
    3.Ranbir Singh
    4.Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Benazir Bhutto
    Explanation :
    Goodbye Shahzadi: A Political Biography Of Benazir Bhutto written by Shyam Bhatia.

  8. Which is related to Veerappa Moily ?
    1.Lucknow Boy
    2.Unleasing India
    3.Voice of Conscience
    4.Causes of the Indian Mutiny
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Unleasing India
    Explanation :
    Veerappa Moily has written four volumes of an English book called “Unleashing India”, which outlines how India can be a super power after 25 to 30 years by leveraging and properly utilising its demographic dividend

  9. The book titled ‘ The Vendor of Sweets’ is penned by ……………
    1.Khushwant Singh
    2.Chetan Bhagat
    3.JP Narayan
    4.RK Narayan
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.RK Narayan
    Explanation :
    The Vendor of Sweets, by R. K. Narayan, is composed in simple, lucid English that can be read and understood without turning and returning the pages after a single read.

  10. ‘ Controversially Yours’ is the autobiography of ……………………
    1.Yuvraj Singh
    2.Shoaib Akhtar
    3.MS Dhoni
    4.Sachin Tendulkar
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Shoaib Akhtar
    Explanation :
    Controversially Yours was written by Shoaib Akhtar.