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Q 1.

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The novel of Jhumpa Lahiri which has been longlisted for Man Booker Prize 2013?

A

The Highland

The Lowland

C

The Midland

D

The Island

E

The Wetland

Explanation

Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri's The Lowland has been listed among 13 novels longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013.

Q 2.

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Pax Indica is recently authored book by?

A

Narendra Modi

B

Aral Bihai Vajpayee

Shashi Tharoor

D

A P J Abdul Kalam

E

None of these

Q 3.

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Name the author who was conferred with Saraswati Samman for her collection of poems in Malayalam,

Sugatha Kumari

B

Sangam Kumari

C

Monali Kumari

D

Vishakha Kumari

E

Krishna Kumari

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Which American author has won Man Booker International Prize 2013?

Lydia Davis

B

Laura Paul

C

Maria Freeman

D

Dave Smith

E

Cary Jones

Explanation

American author Lydia Davis has been announced the winner of Man Booker International Prize 2013. She was chosen winner out of ten shortlisted authors.

Q 5.

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Who is the author of “The Outsider”?

Jimmy Connors

B

Amartya Sen

C

Jean Dreze

D

Zeenat Shaukat

E

Salman Rushdie

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Who is the author of “A Garland of Memories”?

A

Michael Bush

Ruskin Bond

C

Salman Rushdie

D

Phil Smith

E

None of these

Explanation

Bond narrates his account of doon as he saw it in his childhood.

Q 7.

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Name the book authored by Garima Sanjay which was released by Hamid Ansari. The book highlights how a man blames the luck or someone for his failures?

A

Yaadein

Smritiyan

C

Divine Journey

D

Lucky Me

E

Man by Nature

Q 8.

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Who is the author of “Women of Vision”?

A

Amish Tripathi

B

Preeti Shenoy

C

Durjoy Dutta

Alam Srinivas

E

Ravinder Singh

Explanation

A pictorial coffee table book by Alam Srinivas was launched on 24 June 2013 in Mumbai by former Bombay High Court Chief Justice C S Dharmadhikari.

Q 9.

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Who among the following is the author of the book “An Uncertain Glory: India and its contradictions”?

Amartya Sen

B

Arundhati Roy

C

A.P.J. Kalam

D

Ramachandra Guha

E

None of these

Explanation

An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions authored by Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze was released recently.

Q 10.

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Who is the author of “Understanding Bhagat Singh”?

A

Pritish

Chamanlal

C

Zeenat Shaukat

D

Raghuvendra

E

None of these

Q 11.

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Which among the following book written by Dan Brown Irked authorities of Manila?

Inferno

B

Iterno

C

Divinity

D

Divine Nation

E

My Nation

Explanation

Philippines authorities are angry over Dan Brown's description for Manila as the gates of hell in his latest fiction work Inferno.

Q 12.

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Name The book compiled by Kumar Deepak das and recently released by Vice President

A

Patriotic India

B

Heroes of India

C

Looking back

Ardent Patriot-Dinesh Goswami

E

None of these

Q 13.

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Who among the following is the author of “Orphan Master's son”?

Adam Johnson

B

Michael Johnson

C

Jim Herley

D

Nick Fergusan

E

None of these

Q 14.

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Who among the following is the author of “Religion, Law & Society - Across the Globe”?

A

Salman Rushdie

Tahir Mahmood

C

Jim Herley

D

Mohd.Raza

E

None of these

Q 15.

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Who among the following is the author of “How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia”?

Mohsin Hamid

B

Tahir Mahmood

C

Mohd Hamid

D

Mohd.Qazi

E

Mohamed Yusuf

Q 16.

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Who has written the book “Walking with Lions: Tales from a Diplomatic Past”?

A

P.Chidambaram

K.Natwar Singh

C

Sashwant Sinha

D

Jaswant Singh

E

Manmohan Singh

Q 17.

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Which among the following books is written by Sugatha Kumari which means The Writing on the Sand in English?

A

Mazalenhu

Manalezhuthu

C

Panalhuthu

D

Kanalpunthu

E

None of these

Q 18.

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Name the Minister who has Released Book Titled "Indian Saga of Steel"

A

Digvijay Singh

B

Akhilesh Yadav

Beni Prasad Verma

D

Narayan Swamy

E

Kapil Sibbal

Q 19.

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Who is the author of the book 'Nineteen Eighty Four'?

A

Thomas Hardy

B

Emile Zola

George Orwell

D

Walter Scott

E

None of these

Q 20.

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Which of the following books has been written by Vikram Seth?

A

My God Died Young

B

Islamic Bomb

C

Look Back in Anger

A Suitable Boy

E

None of these

Q 21.

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Who has written the book 'My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir'?

A

Anees Jung

Jagmohan

C

M.J.Akbar

D

Nissim Ezekiel

E

None of these

Q 22.

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A Voice for Freedom' is a book written by

A

Corazon Aquino

Nayantara Sahgal

C

Aung San Suu Kyi

D

Benazir Bhutto

E

None of these

Q 23.

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Who wrote 'War and Peace'?

Leo Tolstoy

B

Mahatma Gandhi

C

Charles Dickens

D

Kipling

E

None of these

Q 24.

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Which of the book was written by Graham Greene?

A

O' Jerusalem

The Power and Glory

C

Crisis in India

D

Of Human Bondage

E

None of these

Q 25.

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The famous book 'Anandmath' was authored by

A

Sarojini Naidu

Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya

C

Sri Aurobindo

D

Rabindrnath Tagore

E

None of these