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GK Questions – Books & Authors Set 31

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  1. The book  titled ‘Home of the Brave’ penned by who among the following ?
    1.Nitin A Gokhale
    2.S K Chatterji
    3.Manohar Parrikar
    4.Both 1 and 2
    5.Both 2 and 3
    Answer – 4.Both 1 and 2
    Explanation :
    General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), on 27 March 2017 at South Block, New Delhi, released the book ‘Home of the Brave’ on the history of Indian Army’s Counter Insurgency Force, the Rashtriya Rifles (RR). The book is authored by Mr Nitin A Gokhale, Defence & Security Analyst and Brig S K Chatterji (Retired).

  2. Who is the author of “The Flaming Tresses of Draupadi” ?
    1.Prakash Kharat
    2.Veerappa Moily
    3.Sunita Naraain
    4.Pranab Mukherjee
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Veerappa Moily
    Explanation :
    President Pranab Mukherjee complimented senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily for re-telling the Mahabharata epic from the perspective of Draupadi.

  3. ‘Hope in a challenged democracy; An Indian narrative’ authored by whom ?
    1.Dr. Manmohan Singh
    2.Ashwini Kumar
    3.Hamid Ansari
    4.M.N. Venkatachaliah
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Ashwini Kumar
    Explanation :
    The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has received the first copy of the Book titled ‘Hope in a challenged democracy; An Indian narrative’ authored by Shri Ashwini Kumar, from the former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh.

  4. A book ‘Matoshree’ has been written by ____________
    1.Ahilyabai Holkar
    2.Sumita Khan
    3.Arundhati Roy
    4.Sumitra Mahajan
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Sumitra Mahajan
    Explanation :
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday released a book ‘Matoshree’, based on life of Maratha Queen Ahilyabai Holkar, authored by the Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

  5. ____________is an author of the novel ‘A Handful of Sunshine’
    1.Vikram Chandra
    2.Vikram Seth
    3.Suresh Bhatt
    4.Vikram Bhatt
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Vikram Bhatt
    Explanation :
    Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt has penned an intense romance novel A Handful of Sunshine. It is the debut novel by Vikram, known for his thriller and horror films like Raaz, 1920 and Haunted – 3D. The book is being brought out by Penguin Random House India in April 2017.

  6. Indica: A Deep Natural History of the Indian Subcontinent is the book penned by _______
    1.D.R. Khullar
    2.Pranay Lal
    3.Rana Singh
    4.Majid Husain
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Pranay Lal
    Explanation :
    The book Indica: A Deep Natural History of the Indian Subcontinent by Pranay Lal gives us a fantastic view of early life in the subcontinent.

  7. Who is the author of the novel ‘The Underground Railroad’ ?
    1.Colson Whitehead
    2.Du Yun
    3.Lynn Nottage
    4.Tyehimba Jess
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Colson Whitehead
    Explanation :
    A speculative history novel “The Underground Railroad” written by Colson Whitehead has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.

  8. The Hit Girl is the autobiography of _____________________
    1.Asha Parekh
    3.Smita Patil
    4.Shabana Azmi
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Asha Parekh
    Explanation :
    Salman Khan launched the autobiography of Asha Parekh, The Hit Girl, with well known author and journalist Khalid Mohamed.

  9. Who among the following is the author of The ‘Gandhi in Champaran’ ?
    1.Mahatma Gandhi
    2.Rahul Sankrityayan
    3.Mahadev Desai
    4.DG Tendulkar
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.DG Tendulkar
    Explanation :
    Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Monday released ‘Gandhi in Champaran’ and Mahatma series books at National Mahatma Gandhi Museum in New Delhi. The ‘Gandhi in Champaran’ book is written by DG Tendulkar, the noted author

  10. The biography ‘The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between’ is authored by
    1.Tyehimba Jess
    2.Rollin Kirby
    3.Hisham Matar
    4.Thomas Friedman
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Hisham Matar
    Explanation :
    The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar, published by Viking in the UK, and by Random House US, took the Pulitzer Prize for biography