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GK Questions: Books & Authors – Set 21

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Welcome to Online General Knowledge section in Affairs cloud, which is important for all the competitive exams. We have created Some questions related to Basic Gk(Books & Authors) !!!

  1. The poetry work “Jeje Dekhi Nathiba Bharat” by who among the following ?
    1.Rishikesh Singh
    2.Hrushikesh Moolgaonkar
    3.Hrushikesh Mallick
    4.Ranjit Mallick
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Hrushikesh Mallick
    Explanation :
    Noted Odia poet Dr Hrushikesh Mallick will be honoured with the 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award for his outstanding poetry Jeje Dekhi Nathiba Bharat.

  2. The Novel Into the Hidden Valley authored by
    1.Charlotte Brontë
    2.Stuart Blackburn
    4.Stuart Weitzman
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Stuart Blackburn
    Explanation :
    A book, which tells the story of the Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh during British India, has bagged the M M Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction 2016 in the UK.Stuart Blackburn was presented the award at the HNS Conference in Oxford for his novel “Into the Hidden Valley”.

  3. ‘Anything but Khamosh’ is a biography of
    1.Shatrughan Sinha
    2.Guru Dutt
    3.Rajesh Khanna
    4.Dilip Kumar
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Shatrughan Sinha
    Explanation :
    A Biography of Bollywood actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha titled ‘Anything but Khamosh’ was launched in Nepal

  4. The first graphic novel “Munnu: A Boy from Kashmir” authored by whom ?
    1.Sajad Gharibi
    2.Usman T. Malik
    3.Ammar Malik
    4.Malik Sajad
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Malik Sajad
    Explanation :
    “Munnu: A Boy from Kashmir”  The first graphic novel to emerge out of Kashmir portrays the daily lives and challenges of its people.It is authored by  by Malik Sajad.

  5. Who is the author of Being the Other: The Muslim in India ?
    1.Saeed Naqvi
    2.Anees Salim
    3.Hussain Zaidi
    4.Attia Hosain
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Saeed Naqvi
    Explanation :
    Being the Other: The Muslim in India by Saeed Naqvi  describes what it is to be Muslim in India. It is a story of betrayal mixed with nostalgia for a syncretic past.

  6. The book titled ‘Leaping Poetry: An Idea with Poems and Translations’ written by
    1.Robert Wilson
    2.Robert Bly
    3.Robert Half
    4.Robert Harris
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Robert Bly
    Explanation :
    Leaping Poetry is Robert Bly’s testament to the importance of the artistic leap that bridges the gap between conscious and unconscious thought in any great work of art. Part anthology and part commentary, Bly seeks to rejuvenate modern Western poetry through his revelations of “leaping” as found in the works of poets from around the world, while also outlining the basic principles that shape his own poetry.

  7. Which of the following book is written by Amitav Gosh ?
    1.The Complex Beats: Ek Dil Ni Kahani
    2.India Conquered: Britain
    3.The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable
    4.Param Vir- Vikram Batra
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable
    Explanation :
    The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable is a book by Amitav Ghosh

  8. Half-Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India by
    1.Vinay Sitapati
    2.Duvvari Subbaro
    3.Yasser Usman
    4.Manish Singh Panwar
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Vinay Sitapati
    Explanation :
    Half-Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India by Vinay Sitapati.He attempts to give P.V. Narasimha Rao his rightful place in history. Rao was India’s PM between 1991 and 1996, and is credited with playing a major role in bringing in the new economic reforms post liberalisation.

  9. Who is the author of ‘TIGER: The Life of Tipu Sultan’ ?
    1.Manish Sharma
    2.Kate Brittlebank
    3.Deepak Malhotra
    4.Naina Lal Kidwai
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Kate Brittlebank
    Explanation :
    ‘TIGER: The Life of Tipu Sultan’  authored by It is a simply written and accessible book about Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore from 1782 to 1799

  10. ‘Six Machine’ is an autobiography of
    1.Ricky Ponting
    2.Washim Akram
    3.Chris Gayle
    4.Brian Lara
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Chris Gayle
    Explanation :
    Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle’s autobiography, ‘Six Machine’ published by Anurag Singh Thakur, President of the BCCI at a gala event in Delhi, which was organised by Dunamis Sportainment in association with Penguin India.