Showing posts with label Books and Authors. Show all posts
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Saturday, May 19, 2012

GK Books and Authors Part-2

Books and Authors Part(II)

101.

The book ?Freedom from fear? is written by











 : Aung San Suu Kyi



102.

The autobiography of Nirad C. Choudhary is











 : Autobiography of an Unknown Indian



103.

?The Cardinal Mistress? is not a classical novel, but its author is notoriously famous. Who is he?











 : Benito Mussolini



104.

Who wrote the national anthem of Bangladesh











 : Rabindranath Tagore



105.

'Dhwanyalokam', the ancient text deals with poetics and aesthetics was written by











 : Anandavardhan



106.

Who is the author of ?A Passage to England?











 : Nirad C. Chaudhuri



107.

Vande Mataram was taken from











 : Ananda Math



108.

Who is the author of the book ?My Presidential Years?











 : R. Venkataraman



109.

The name of Plato?s famous book is











 : The Republic



110.

Rima is the heroine of the novel ?Green Mansions? written by











 : W.H Hudson



111.

The hero of the novel ?Pride and Prejudice?











 : Charles Bingley



112.

The author of the famous song ?Vande Mataram?











 : Bankim Chandra Chatterji



113.

The author of ?Gita Govinda? is











 : Jayadeva



114.

'God of Small Things' is the book written by











 : Arundhati Roy



115.

The book ?Empire Falls? was written by











 : Richard Russo



116.

The creator of Harry Potter is











 : J.K. Rowling



117.

Which of the following Sikh guru wrote the letter ?Zafarnama? to a Mughal emperor



a. Arjun Dev


b. Hari Rai




d. Tegh Behadur


 : C



118.

The book ?The Road Ahead? is written by











 : Bill Gates



119.

The political treatise of ?Amuktamalyamada? was written by











 : Krishnadevaraya



120.

?Freedom in Exile? is the book written by











 : Dalai Lama



121.

Who wrote the book ?The Insider?











 : Narasimha Rao



122.

Which Indian scientist?s autobiography is titled as ?Wings of Fire?











 : A.P.J. Abdul Kalam



123.

?Granth Sahib the holy book of Sikhism was completed by











 : Guru Arjun Dev



124.

The holy book ?Granth Sahib? is also known as











 : Adi Granth



125.

Which is the holy book of Sikhism











 : Granth Sahib



126.

?The Interpretation of Dreams? was written by











 : Sigmund Freud


GK Books and Authors Part-1

Books and Authors Part(I)


2. O. Henry is the pen name of
(a) William Sydney Porter (b) Charles Dickens
(c) H.G. Wells�(d) Oscar Wild










 : A



3.

Who published 'Horthus Malabaricus'
 (a) The Portuguese (b) The British
(c) The Dutch (d) The French










 : C



4.

The Sanskrit poet called as the Indian Shakespeare?
(a) Kalidasa (b) Thulasidas (c) Sudraka (d) Kautilya










 : A



5.

Mulk Raj Anand is the author of
(a) The Post Office (b) Gora
(c) India Wins Freedom (d) Coolie










 : D



6.

Author of the book - 'Between Hope and History'
 (a) Abraham Lincoln (b) Bill Clinton
 (c) E.M. Forster (d) Paul Kennedy










 : B



7.

Who is known as the Father of Detective Story
(a) Arthur Conan Doyle (b) Bram Stoker
(c) Edgar Allen Poe (d) None of the above










 : C



8.

'Man-The Maker of His Own Destiny' � book was written by
(a) V.S. Naipaul (b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Guenter Grass (d) Swami Vivekananda










 : D



9.

Find out the odd one
(a) Louis Fischer (b) Ibsen
(c) William Shakespeare (d) Sherlock Holmes










 : D
Others are writers. Sherlock Holmes is a character



10.

One among the following is not written by Kalidasa
(a) Saakunthalam (b) Raghu Vamsam
(c) Rith Samharam (d) Kaavyadooth










 : D



11.

'Sonia, a Biography' was written by
(a) Sonia Gandhi (b) Arundhathi Roy
(c) Rasheed Kidvai (d) V.K. Madhavan Kutty










 : C



12.

One among the following is not a Harry Potter story
(a) Chamber of secrets
(b) The philosopher's stone
(c) Half blood prince (d) Naked Truth










 : D



13.

Jules Verne, a French science fiction writer wrote a book, which carried a more or less accurate prediction of the launching of Apollo-8. Which is the book
(a) From the Earth to the moon
(b) All under Heaven
(c) A Midsummer Night's Dream
(d) Past and Present










 : A



14.

Who is the author of "A Passage to England"?
(a) E.M. Forster  (b) Nirad C. Chaudhari
(c) G.B. Shaw (d) Winston  Churchill










 : B



15.

"Does IT matter" is a book written by
(a) Bill Gates (b) N. R. Narayanan (c) Nicholas Carr
(d) Thomas D. Harris (e) None of these










 : C



16.

'Beyond time' is the book written by
(a) Namita Gokhale (b) Ruskin Bond
(c) William Balrymple (d) Josef Korbel
(e) None of these










 : E



17.

The famous book 'Anandmath' has been authorised by
(a) Rabindranath Tagore
(b) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya
(c) Sarojini Naidu (d) Sri Aurobindo










 : B



18.

Who wrote a book describing the theory of economic drain of India during British rule?
(a) Dadabhai Naoroji (b) Lala Lajpat Rai
(c) Mahatma Gandhi (d) Jawaharlal Nehru










 : A



19.

The author of the book 'Waiting for Godot' is:
(a) Ruth Harring (b) Susan Sontag
(c) Samuel Beckett (d) Ben Jonson










 : C
Waiting for the Mahatma - R. K. Narayanan
 Waiting to Exhale - Terry Mc Millan



20.

"The Vedas contain all the truth", was interpreted by:
(a) Swami Vivekananda (b) Swami Dayanand
(c) Swami Shraddhanand (d) S. Radhakrishnan










 : B



21.

Sirr-i-Akbar was the Persian translation of fifty-two Upanishads by which son of shah Jahan?










 : Dara Shikoh



22.

In "The Travels of Gulliver", what is the first things two Lilliputians discuss when they meet in the morning?










 : The health of the sun



23.

"The man who knew infinity" is the biography of
(a) Rene Descartes  (b) Stephen Hawking
(c) Albert Einstein (d) S. Ramanujan










 : D



24.

What was the original name of 'Alice in Wonderland' when Lewis Carroll first showed it to novelist Henry Kingsley in 1863?










 : Alice's Adventures Underground



25.

The author of the book "Waiting for the Mahatma" is
(a) R.K Narayan (b) N.A Palkhiwala
(c) Amrita Pritam (d) M. Malgonkar










 : A



26.

Under the patronage of which ruler of the Javanese house of Mataram, was the epic poem 'Arjuna vivaha' written?










 : King Airlangga



27.

To whom, in his own words, did Rudyard Kipling dedicate his collection, 'Plain Tales From the Hills'?










 : To the wittiest woman in India



28.

'Beyond the Last Blue Mountain' is R.M Lala's biography of which Indian?










 : J. R. D. Tata



29.

Which of Agatha Christie's books was the first to be serialised in the Evening News under the title 'Anna the Adventure'?










 : The Man In The Brown Suit



30.

Who has authored the book A Brief History of Time?
(a) Carl Sagan  (b) Issac Asimov
(c) John Gribbin  (d) Stephen Hawking










 : D



31.

The book 'Living with Honour' is written by
(a) Arundhati Roy (b) Shiv Khera
(c) Pramod Batra (d) Vikram Seth










 : B



32.

The book 'Cricket My Style' is written by
(a) Sunil Gavaskar (b) Sachin Tendulkar
 (c) Kapil Dev (d) Mohinder Amarnath










 : C



33.

Who wrote the book 'The Book of Indian Birds'










 : Dr. Salim Ali



34.

'Economic History of India' was written by










 : R. C. Dutt



35.

The oldest of the vedic literature is
 (a) Sama Veda (b) Yajur Veda
 (c) Rig Veda (d) Atharva Veda










 : C



36.

'Leelavathi' the famous sanskrit grantha is a book on










 : Mathematics



37.

Who is the author of �An Equal Music� (1999)










 : Vikram Seth



38.

Who wrote the poem �Passage to India� in 1871










 : Walt Whitman (American Poet)



39.

Who is the author of the book �The Canterbury Tales�










 : Geoffrey Chaucer



40.

Who is the author of the book �Anna Karenina�










 : Leo Tolstoy



41.

Who is the author of the book �The Adventures of Tom Sawyer�










 : Mark Twain



42.

Who is the author of the book �The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes�










 : Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



43.

Who is the author of the book �The Comedy of Errors�










 : William Shakespeare



44.

Who is the author of the book �Animal Farm�










 : George Orwell



45.

Who is the author of the book �The Rime of the Ancient Mariner�










 : Samuel Taylor Coleridge



46.

Who is the author of the book, �Through the Looking-Glass�










 : Lewis Carroll



47.

Who is the author of the book, �All�s Well That Ends Well�










 : William Shakespeare



48.

Who is the author of the book �Akbar-nama�










 : Abul Fazl



49.

Who is the author of the book �The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn�










 : Mark Twain



50.

Who is the author of the book �Antony and Cleopatra�










 : William Shakespeare

51.

Who is the author of the book , Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, 1687)











 : Sir Isaac Newton



52.

Who wrote the novel ?A Passage to India? in 1924











 : E.M. Forster (English novelist)



53.

Who wrote ?Meghdoot?











 : Kalidas



54.

The author of the book ?The Guide?











 : R.K. Narayan



55.

Author of the famous book ?On the Origin of Species?











 : Charles Darwin



56.

The Griha Sutra deals with the
 (a) Individual (b) State
 (c) Society (d) Family











 : D



57.

The Tamil epic ?Tholkappiyam? deals with
 (a) Dance (b) Grammar
 (c) History (d) Social Life











 : B



58.

?Mark Twain? is the ser name of
 (a) Charles Lamb (b) Samuel Clemens
 (c) Erick Blair (d) Charles Dickens











 : B



59.

Which among the following is not a work of Leo Tolstoy
 (a) Anna Karenina (b) Crime and Punishment
 (c) Resurrection (d) War and Peace











 : B



60.

Who wrote the book ?Punjab ? The Knights of Falsehood?












 : K.P.S. Gill



61.

?One Life? was written by











 : Dr. Christiaan Barnard



62.

The detective characters Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple was created by the author











 : Agatha Christie



63.

Who wrote the book ?A House for Mr. Biswas?











 : V.S. Naipal



64.

Who wrote the book ?The Golden Threshold?











 : Sarojini Naidu



65.

?The Last Supper? is a painting by











 : Leonardo da Vinci



66.

Who is the author of ?Sur Sagar?











 : Sur Das



67.

Author of ?The God of Small Things? is











 : Arundhati Roy



68.

The author of ?Das Capital? is











 : Karl Marx



69.

The book ?As You like It? was written by











 : Shakespeare



70.

Writer 'William Sydney Porter' popularly known as











 : O. Henry



71.

?The Brave new World? is the book by











 : Aldous Huxley



72.

Who was the publisher of first Harry Potter series novel ?Harry Potter and the Philosopher?s Stone? in 1997











 : Bloomsbury Publishing



73.

The first novel in the Harry Potter series was first published in which country











 : Britain



74.

The first novel in the Harry Potter series was published in the year











 : 1997



75.

The first novel in the Harry Potter series ?Harry Potter and the Philosopher?s Stone? was published in the US in1998 as











 : Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone



76.

The first novel in the Harry Potter series is











 : Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone



77.

The book ?Song of India? was written by











 : Sarojini Naidu



78.

The author of the book ?A Midsummer Night?s Dream? is











 : William Shakespeare



79.

?What mad Pursuit? is the autobiography of











 : Francis Crick



80.

The fiction character ?Frankenstein? was created by












: Mary Shelly



81.

?Straight from the Heart? is the autobiography of











 : Kapil Dev



82.

The author of ?Snakes and Ladders? is











 : Gita Mehta



83.

?An Indian Pilgrim? is the autobiography of











 : Subhas Chandra Bose



84.

?Kadambari? was written by











 : Banabhatta



85.

Sherlock Homes was created by











 : Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



86.

Who wrote ?Alice in Wonderland?











 : Lewis Carroll



87.

Hortus Malabaricus was written in which language











 : Latin



88.

The author of ?The Spirit of India?











 : J.B. Kripalani



89.

The father of the Punjabi poetry is











 : Sheik Baba Harid Sakkar



90.

The famous book ?Fifth Horseman? is written by











 : Larry Collins & Dominique Lappierre



91.

Who wrote the book ?What went wrong?











 : Kiran Bedi



92.

Which one of the following books is authored by Tann Martel, the winner of the Booker Prize 2002



a. The Old Man and The Sea


b. The Blind Assassin




d. Disgrace


 : C



93.

To which language the sangham literature is related



a. Sanskrit


b. Malayalam




d. Tamil


 : D



94.

The author of ?One hundred years of Solitude?












 : Gabriel Gracia Marquez



95.

Who is the author of ?Difficult Daughters?












: Manju Kapoor



96.

Who is the creator of the cartoon character ?Tintin?



a. Geroges Remi


b. Edgar Riceburrogh




d. Elzie Segar


 : A



97.

The author of ?Panch Tantra?











 : Vishnu Sharma



98.

?Post Office? was written by











 : Tagore



99.

The term ?Yavnapriya? mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denotes











 : Pepper



100.

?Many Worlds? is the autobiography of











 : K.P.S. Menon