Books and Authors Questions and Answers MCQ Set 1

1) The book “Indira Gandhi – A life in Nature”, authored by _____________.
A) Jairam Ramesh
B) Anand Sharma
C) Ghulam Nabi Azad
D) Chetan Bhagath
Answer: A) Jairam Ramesh

2) Who is the author of the book "Adventures of the sherlock holmes"?
A) Harisen
B) Arther Conon Doyle
C) Nirod C. Choudhary
D) G. B. Shaw
Answer: B) Arther Conon Doyle

3) The Nobel Prize in Economics was started in
A) 1901
B) 1936
C) 1957
D) 1967
Answer: D) 1967

4) Who is the author of the book ' The Last Word'
5) Who is the author of " A River Sutra"?
A) V.S Naipaul
B) Nirad C. Choudhuri
C) Gita Mehta
D) Vikram Seth
Answer: C) Gita Mehta

6) Who is the author of the book 'Freedom Behind Bars '
A) Kiran Bedi
B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Nelson Mandela
D) Sheikh Abdullah
Answer: A) Kiran Bedi

7) Union Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu released the book titled “Indian Railway- The weaving of a National Tapestry” jointly authored by Sanjay Chadha, Vidya Krishnamurthi and ___?
A) Andy Marino
B) Sreedharan
C) Rakesh Mohan
D) Bibek Debroy
Answer: D) Bibek Debroy

8) Famous book ' The Return of the Native ' is written by
A) Thomos Hardy
B) Bill Gates
C) M.M.Kaya
D) Lioy Douglas
Answer: A) Thomos Hardy

9) The book ' Discovery of India ' is written by
A) Maithilisharan Gupt
B) Mahadevi Verma
C) Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
D) Surya Kant Tripathi Nirala
Answer: C) Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

10) Who is the author of the book The Discovery of India ?
A) Kalhan
B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Ashapurna Devi
D) None
Answer: B) Jawaharlal Nehru

11) The quotation ' Some of born great , Some achieve greatness, and some have greatness, thrust upon them ' is atributed to
A) Bertrand Russell
B) Abraham Lincoln
C) William Shakeshpare
D) George Orwell
Answer: C) William Shakeshpare

12) The Gathering  is written by
A) Winston Churchill
B) Voltaire
C) George Washington
D) Steven Spielberg
Answer: A) Winston Churchill

13) Who wrote Das Kapital?
A) Max Weber
B) Karl Marx
C) Adam Smith
D) Vladmir Lenin
Answer: B) Karl Marx

14) The book ' All Under Heaven ' was written by
A) Pearl S. Buck
B) Sydney Sheldon
C) D.H.Lawrence
D) George Bernard Shaw
Answer: A) Pearl S. Buck

15) For which Novel Prominent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail will be awarded the Saraswati Samman for the year 2016 ?
A) Hawthan
B) Mandra
C) Chitt-Chete
D) None of the above
Answer: A) Hawthan

16) Who is author of the book 'Preparing for the Twenty First Century '
A) V.S.Naipaul
B) John Ruskin
C) Paul Kennedy
D) Henry Kissinger
Answer: C) Paul Kennedy

17) Who is the author of the book 'The Prince' ?
A) Niccolo Machiaveli
B) Emile Zola
C) Bernard Shaw
D) V.S. Sharma
Answer: A) Niccolo Machiaveli

18) ' The Nacked Face ', a very popular book is written by
A) John Milton
B) Dominique Lapierre
C) Juan Benet
D) Sidney Sheldon
Answer: D) Sidney Sheldon

19) Who said, " I therefore, want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn, if it can be had
A) Mahatma Gandhi
B) Edwina Mounbatten
C) Jawaharlal Nehru
D) Ms. Taslima Nasreen
Answer: A) Mahatma Gandhi

21) Who is the author of the book "No Full Stops in India" ?
A) R. K. Narayan
B) Mark Tully
C) C. Narayan Reddy
D) Ved Mehta
Answer: B) Mark Tully

22) Who wrote the social contract?
A) Jean-Jacques Rousseau
B) Immanuel Kant
C) John Locke
D) Voltaire
Answer: A) Jean-Jacques Rousseau

23) Who wrote the Book "
A) William Shakespeare
B) Jane Austen
C) Leo Tolstoy
D) Charles Dickens
Answer: D) Charles Dickens

24) Who is the author of book "Superstar India: Incredible to unstoppable "?
25) Rabindranath Tagore was awarded Noble Prize for his literary work named
A) Geetanjali
B) Rajtarangini
C) Chokher Bali
D) None of these
Answer: A) Geetanjali

26) The famous book Kankal is authored by ?
A) Ketan Bhagat
B) Mahesh Rao
C) Nirmal Verma
D) Jaishankar Prasad
Answer: D) Jaishankar Prasad

27) Which of the following books was written by Graham Greene
A) Of Human Bondage
B) The Power and Glory
C) Crisis in India
D) O' Jerusalem
Answer: B) The Power and Glory

28) Who authored the book 'Indica'?
A) Megasthanese
B) Stephen King
C) J.K. Rowling
D) Margaret Atwood
Answer: A) Megasthanese

30) 'Alice in Wonderland' the famous TV Serial is based on a book written by
A) Charles Dickens
B) Thomas Hardy
C) Lewis Caroll
D) Victor Hugo
Answer: C) Lewis Caroll

31) The famous book ' The Daughter of the East ' is written by
A) Ms.Benazir Bhutto
B) Ms. Taslima Nasreen
C) Ms. Arungsan Suu Kyi
D) Ms Bandarnaike Sirimavo
Answer: A) Ms.Benazir Bhutto

32) ' Crime and Punishment ' was written by
A) Alexander Solzhenitysn
B) Lewis Carroll
C) Fyodor Dostoevsky
D) Valdimir Nabakov
Answer: C) Fyodor Dostoevsky

33) The religious text of the Jews is named as
A) The Analectus
B) Torah
C) Tripatika
D) Zend Avesta
Answer: B) Torah

34) The writer of the Harry Potter book series is
A) DBC Pierre
B) Dominique Lapierre and Lary Collins
C) Jhumpa Lahiri
D) J.K.Rowling
Answer: D) J.K.Rowling

35) Who is the Author of the book An Unknown Indian?
A) Nirodh C.Chowdhary
B) Leo Tolstoy
C) G. B. Shaw
D) Mala Sen

36) Who is the author of the book 'Chronicles of Corpse Bearer' ?
A) Victor Hugo
B) John Milton
C) Cyrus Mistry
D) None of the above
Answer: C) Cyrus Mistry

37) 'The Race of my Life' the Autobiography has been co-authored by Milkha Singh's daughter, whose name is ____ ?
A) Sonia Sanwalka
B) Mankhia Singh
C) Sanjitia Sardar
D) Poonam Dillo
Answer: A) Sonia Sanwalka

39) Which of the following is not written by Munshi Premchand
A) Gaban
B) Godan
C) Manasorovar
D) Guide
Answer: D) Guide

40) Who is the author of the book "Death Of President"
A) Amitabha Ghosh
B) Shekhspear
C) W. Marchent
D) None of the above
Answer: C) W. Marchent

41) Who is the author of the book 'Panchashati Galpo'?
A) Atin Bandyopadhyay
B) Samaresh Basu
C) Moti Nandi
D) Buddhadeb Guha
Answer: A) Atin Bandyopadhyay

42) Technology giant Microsoft's India-born CEO ___________ has written his first book "Hit Refresh".
A) Satya Nadella
B) Indra Nooyi
C) Kiran Mazumdar
D) Sundar Pichai
Answer: A) Satya Nadella

43) Regarding the Magna Carta, which statement is false?
A) The document assured all English citizens freedom of speech.
B) The document required trial by a jury of one's peers.
C) The meeting of the English Barons and King John occurred at Runnymede.
D) King John was forced to sign the document.
Answer: B) The document required trial by a jury of one's peers.

44) The book "Two Year Eight Months and Twenty –Eight Night" is authored by
A) Salman Rushdi
B) Deepak Nayyar
C) Javier Moro
D) Khurshid M Kasuari
Answer: A) Salman Rushdi

45) The noval ' Post office ' was written by
A) Rabindranath Tagore
B) K.M. Munshil
C) R.D.Dinkar
D) Neeraj
Answer: A) Rabindranath Tagore

47) The Great Gatsby is written in which point of view?
A) first person limited
B) first person omniscient
C) third person limited
D) None of the above
Answer: A) first person limited

48) Who has penned a book titled 'I Do What I Do: On Reform, Rhetoric and Resolve' ?
A) Ajay Tyagi
B) Raghuram Rajan
C) Bimal Jalan
D) Urjit Patel
Answer: B) Raghuram Rajan

49) Which of the following books was written by Gandhiji
A) Discovery of India
B) My Experiments with Truth
C) India wins Freedom
D) Freedom at Midnight
Answer: B) My Experiments with Truth

50) Which tennis player has authored a book titled "Unstoppable : My Life So Far" ?
A) Serena Williams
B) Maria sharapova
C) Sania Mirza
D) Venus Williams
Answer: B) Maria sharapova

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