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GK Questions: Books & Authors – Set 22

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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. Rekha – The Untold Story is a book authored by whom ?
    1.Moinuddin Chishti
    2.Agha Shahid Ali
    3.Kaifi Azmi
    4.Yasser Usman
    5.None of these
    Answer –4.Yasser Usman
    Explanation :
    Yasser Usman’s latest ‘Rekha – The Untold Story’ has revealed many secrets of the over-speculated life of the diva

  2. Who is the author of the book ‘Democrats and Dissenters’ ?
    1.Ramachandra Deva
    2.Keshava Guha
    3.Ramachandra Guha
    4.Ram Gopa
    5.None of these
    Answer –3.Ramachandra Guha
    Explanation :
    Historian and biographer Ramachandra Guha’s new collection of essays “Democrats and Dissenters” has been acquired by Penguin Random House.

  3. The book titled ‘Shanti Ki Talash Mein Zindagi’ written by
    1.Anita Nair
    2.Preeti Shenoy
    3.Anita Desai
    4.Radhika Nagrath
    5.None of these
    Answer –4.Radhika Nagrath
    Explanation :
    Governor KK Paul released a book titled “Shanti Ki Talash Mein Zindagi”, written by Haridwar-based author and journalist Dr Radhika Nagrath, at a function at the Raj Bhavan auditorium.

  4. Which of the following book is written by Adam Haslsett ?
    1.Imagine Me Gone
    2.Union Atlantic
    3.The Imagination of Life
    4.Imagine I am Alone
    5.None of these
    Answer –1.Imagine Me Gone
    Explanation :
    “Imagine Me Gone” is a beautiful, elegant, harrowing story of the dissonant music of family. Adam Haslett

  5. The Girls is a 2016 debut novel by who among the following ?
    1.Emma Donoghue
    2.Emma Healey
    3.Emma Cline
    4.Emma Hooper
    5.None of these
    Answer –3. Emma Cline
    Explanation :
    The Girls is a 2016 debut novel by American author Emma Cline. It concerns the members of a cult that resembles the Manson Family.

  6. The novel ‘The Vegetarian’ was authored by
    1.Han Kang
    2.Ismail Kadare
    3.Deboarh Smith
    4.Lydia Davis
    5.None of these
    Answer –1.Han Kang
    Explanation :
    The Vegetarian by Han Kang announced as the winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize. It is a South Korean three-part drama novella written by Han Kang and first published in 2007.

  7. Meghna Pant is the author of
    1.One Life is Not Enough
    2.One Hundred Years of Solitude
    3.One Way Road
    4.One & A Half Wife
    5.None of these
    Answer –4.One & A Half Wife
    Explanation :
    Meghna Pant is an Indian literary fiction author and financial journalist. She has written one novel, One & A Half Wife (2012).

  8. Who is the author of the book ‘Ghosts of Calcutta’ ?
    1.Pradeep Sebastian
    2.Sebastian Barry
    3.Chandra Siddan
    4.Sebastian Ortiz
    5.None of these
    Answer –4.Sebastian Ortiz
    Explanation :
    Book titled Ghosts of Calcutta authored by Sebastian Ortiz was released on 23 July 2015.

  9. Novel titled ‘His Bloody Project’ written by
    1 Deborah Levy
    2.Graeme Macrae Burnet
    3.Paul Beatty
    4.David Szalay
    5.None of these
    Answer –2.Graeme Macrae Burnet
    Explanation :
    His Bloody Project: Documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae is a 2016 novel by Graeme Macrae Burnet. It is shortlisted for 2016 Man Booker Prize

  10. The Future is Nowwas edited by whom ?
    2.Chetan Bhagat
    3.Shashi Tharoor
    4.Kiran Desai
    5.None of these
    Answer –3.Shashi Tharoor
    Explanation :
    The Future is Now was edited by Shashi Tharoor, the minister of  state (MoS) for human resource development (HRD).