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GK Questions: Books & Authors – Set 8

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Hello Aspirants. 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. Who is the author of ‘The Finkler Question’ ?
    1.Donna Tartt
    2.Anne Enright
    3.Hilary Mantel
    4.Howard Jacobson
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Howard Jacobson
    Explanation :
    The Finkler Question is a 2010 novel written by British author Howard Jacobson. The novel won the Man Booker Prize

  2. The Fiction ‘The Orphan Master’s Son’ is penned by …………………………….
    1.Siddhartha Mukherjee
    2.Jennifer Egan
    4.Vijay Seshadri
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.AdamJohnson
    Explanation :
    The Orphan Master’s Son is a 2012 novel by American author Adam Johnson. It deals with intertwined themes of propaganda, identity and state power in North Korea. The novel was awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

  3. Which of the following book is written by Jhumpa Lahiri ?
    1.Such a Long Journey
    2.The Nameshake
    3.Show Business
    4.The Masque of Africa
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.The Nameshake
    Explanation :
    The Namesake is the first novel by Jhumpa Lahiri. It was originally a novella published in The New Yorker and was later expanded to a full-length novel.

  4. The book titled ‘The Namo Story: A political Life’ is authored by …………………
    1.Kingshuk Nag
    2.Kabil Sibal
    3.Kapil Dev
    4.Shobha De
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Kingshuk Nag
    Explanation :
    The NaMo story: a political life’ by Kingshuk Nag, a senior journalist who was posted to Ahmadabad from 2000 to 2005

  5. ……………………………….. is written by Chetan Bhagat
    1.The White  Tiger
    2.One Night @ the Call Centre
    3.Truth, Love and A Little Malice
    4.A Bride for the Sahab
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.One Night @ the Call CentreExplanation :
    One Night @ the Call Center is a novel written by Chetan Bhagat and first published in 2005. The novel revolves around a group of six call center employees working at the Connexions call center in Gurgaon, Haryana, India

  6. India 2020 – A Vision for the New Millennium is penned by ……………………………
    1.Amrita Pritam
    2.Mulk Raj Anand
    3.APJ. Abdul Kalam
    4.VD Savarkar
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.APJ. Abdul Kalam
    Explanation :
    India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium is a book, written by late former President of India A P J Abdul Kalam, before his tenure as the President, and Mr. Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan.

  7. Gopinath Mohanthy is the author of which book ?
    1.Moti Mahal
    2.The Idiot
    3.Hindu View of Life
    4.India Divided
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Moti Mahal
    Explanation :
    Moti Mahal is written by Jnapith Laureate Gopinath Mohanty.He was the first writer from Orissa to have received both the Sahitya Akademi and the Jnanpith Awards.

  8. ‘Matters of Discretion’ is an autobiography of …………………………….
    1.Mahathma Gandhi
    2.Narendra Modi
    3.Hamid Ansari
    4.IK Gujral
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.IK Gujral
    Explanation :
    Matters of Discretion: An Autobiography is an autobiography by the Former Indian Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral and the only one to be written by a former Indian Prime Minister

  9. ……………………… is authored by Annie Besant
    1.Indian War of Independence
    2.Friends not Master
    3.Wakeup India
    4.The Revenue Stamp
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Wakeup India
    Explanation :
    Wakeup India is written by Annie Besant

  10. Who is the author of ‘Prison Diary’ ?
    1.Amartya Sen
    2.JP Narayan
    3.Pranab Mukerjee
    4.Daisy Hason
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.JP Narayan
    Explanation :
    Jayaprakash Narayan, popularly referred to as JP or Lok Nayak, was an Indian independence activist, social reformer and political leader. He written the book titled ‘Prison Diary’