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  1. The Narrow Road to the Deep North is written by …………………….
    1. Ayad Akthar
    2. Anne Enright
    3. Hillary Mantel
    4. Richard Flanagan
    5. None of  these
    Answer – 4.Richard Flanagan
    Explanation :
    The Narrow Road to the Deep North is the sixth novel by Richard Flanagan. It received critical acclaim on its release, and won the 2014 Man Booker Prize

  2. Maj HPS Ahluwalia is the author of…………………….
    1. My India
    2. Face of Everest
    3. The Rediscovery of India
    4. Defence Without Drift
    5. None of  these
    Answer – 2.Face of Everest
    Explanation :
    Faces of Everest is a directed history of climbing Everest by Indian mountaineer and climber H. P. S. Ahluwalia

  3. Who is the author The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer ?
    1. Siddhartha Mukherjee
    2. Donna Tarit
    3. JG Farell
    4. Hillary Mantel
    5. None of  these
    Answer – 1.Siddhartha Mukherjee
    Explanation :
    The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer is a book written by Siddhartha Mukherjee, an Indian-born American physician and oncologist.

  4. The book titled ‘ The Glass Palace’ is authored by
    1. Kiran Desai
    2. Jumpha Lahiri
    3. Amitav Gosh
    4. VS Naipaul
    5. None of  these
    Answer – 3.Amitav Gosh
    Explanation :
    The Glass Palace is a 2000 historical novel by Indian writer Amitav Ghosh. The novel is set in Burma, Bengal, India, and Malaya, spans a century from the fall of the Konbaung Dynasty in Mandalay, through the Second World War to modern times

  5. Which of the following book is written by Shashi Tharoor ?
    1. My Other Two Daughters
    2. To the Last Bullet
    3. Causes of the Indian Mutiny
    4. The Great Indian Novel
    5. None of  these
    Answer – 4.The Great Indian Novel
    Explanation :
    The Great Indian Novel is a satirical novel by Shashi Tharoor. It is a fictional work that takes the story of the Mahabharata, the epic of Hindu mythology, and recasts and resets

  6. Who is the author of  ‘Home Boy’ ?
    1. HM Naqvi
    2. Rahul Battacharya
    3. Sujit Paatar
    4. Kailash Vajpeyi
    5. None of  these
    Answer – 1.HM Naqvi
    Explanation :
    M. Naqvi’s debut novel Home Boywas first published in the United States in September 2009 by the Crown Books division of Random House to acclaim.

  7. The Novel ‘ Milijul Man’ is penned by …………………………
    1. Govind Mishra
    2. Surjit Paatar
    3. Adil Jussawala
    4. Mridula Garg
    5. None of  these
    Answer – 4.Mridula Garg
    Explanation :
    Mridula Garg (born 1938) is an Indian writer who writes in Hindi and English languages. She has published 20 books in Hindi – novels.His famous novel is ‘ Milijul Man’

  8. Which book is written by Ramesh Chandra Shah ?
    1. Trying to Say Goodbye
    2. Rehan Per Ragghu
    3. Vinayak
    4. The Gathering
    5. None of  these
    Answer – 3.Vinayak
    Explanation :
    Bhopal-based Hindi writer Ramesh Chandra Shah has been conferred with Sahitya Akademi award for his recent novel Vinayak

  9. The book titled ‘ The Circle of Reason’ is penned by ………………
    1. Vikram Seth
    2. Amitav Gosh
    3. Arundhati Roy
    4. SK Nandi
    5. None of  these
    Answer – 2.Amitav Gosh
    Explanation :
    ‘The Circle of Reason’ is the first novel by Indian writer Amitav Ghosh. It was published in 1986.

  10. Who is the author of Travelling Through Conflict ?
    1. Hamid Ansari
    2. IK Gujral
    3. Daisy Hason
    4. Gopinath Mohanty
    5. None of  these
    Answer – 1.Hamid Ansari
    Explanation :
    Travelling through Conflict: Essays on the Politics of West Asia – Kindle edition by Mohammad Hamid Ansari