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Books and Authors GK Questions – General Knowledge questions and answers

1.Author of Around the World in Eighty Days is

Jules Verne

Richard

U.S.Naipaul

Jules Verne

2. The author of Business @ Speed of Thought is    

Dick Fransis

John Gray

Bill Gates

David Baldexi

3. Who among the following is the author of the book India Remembered?     

J K Rowling

Robert Dallek

Pamela Mountbatten

Stephen HawKING

4. Who among the following wrote the poem Subh-e-Azadi?  

Sahir Ludhiyanvi

Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Muhammad IQbal

Maulana abul kalam

5. Who wrote Devdas?  

Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay

Saratchandra Chattopadhyay

Kalidasa

Surdas

6. Who said ‘Man is a political animal’?  

Socrates

Plato

Dante

Aristotle

7. Panchatantra has been written by  

Surdas

Kalidas

Vishnu Sharma

Vishakhadatta

8. Who among the following is a famous literary writer in English?  

Arun Shourie

K.A. Abbas

Mulk Raj Aanand

Kuldip Nagar

9. Which of the following books is written by R.N. Tagore?  

Anand Math

Chidambara

Rakta Karabi

Durgesh Nandini

10. Who said, Child is the father of Man?  

Lord Byron

William Wordsworth

Shakespeare

John Keats

11. Who wrote the book Discovery of India?  

Vikram Seth

Rabindranath Tagore

Mahatama Gandhi

Jawaharlal Nehru

12. Sishu is the literary work of which Indian author?  

Vikram Seth

Jawaharlal Nehru

Rabindranath Tagore

Arundhati Roy

13. Who among the following wrote the book Bahubivah?  

Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Pandita Rambai

Rabindranath Tagore

14. The Musalman, the handwritten daily published from which one of the following places?  

Chennai

Hyderabad

Mysore

Lucknow

15. Who wrote the book The Story of the Integration of the Indian States?  

BN Rau

C Rajagopalachari

Krishna Menon

VP Menon

16. The autobiography “Living History” has been authored by  

Margaret Atwood

Benazir Bhutto

Hilary Clinton

Monica Lewinsky

17. Who has written Shakuntala?  

Kalidasa

Kabir

Tulisidas

none

18. Who has written Mother India ?  

Sarojini Naidu

Rajiv Gandhi

awaharlal Nehru

Katherine Mayo

19. Who wrote the songs of Kaho naa Pyaar Hai?  

Ibrahim Ashq

Mehboob

Anand Bakshi

Rajesh Roshan

20. Who is the author of Hamlet?  

A. Christopher Marlowe

B. Geoffrey Chaucer

C. William Shakespeare

D. Edith Wharton

ANSWERS

1.A

2.C

3.C

4.B

5.B

6.D

7.C

8.C

9.C

10.B

11.D

12.C

13.B

14.A

15.D

16.C

17.A

18.D

19.D

20.C