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1Who is author of Anand Math?
Swamy Viveka Nanda
Dayananda Saraswathi
Bankim Chandra Cheterji
Ramakrishna Parama Hansa
 

Right Answer: 3
Vande Matharam is a poem from the famed novel Anandamath which was written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in 1882. It was written in Bengali and Sanskrit.
Question ID: 173

2Who wrote the book " Viswambhara" which won the Jnana Pith Award in 1988?
Amritha Pritham
Maha Devi Varma
C.Narayana Reddy
Viswanatha Sathyannaraya
 

Right Answer: 3
Viswambhara was written by Dr. Cingireddy Narayana Reddy (born 29 July 1931) is an Indian poet and writer. He won the Jnanpith Award in 1988 for Viswabhara and is considered to be an authority on Telugu literature. He is known as CiNaRe.
Question ID: 148

3Which of the following is the book written by Shobha De ?
Namesake
My Life
Speed Post
Long walk to Freedom
 

Right Answer: 3
Shobhaa De (born 7 January 1947) is a renowned Indian columnist and novelist. Her famous writings were Superstar India, Starry Night, Speed Post, Second Thoughts..
Question ID: 166

4Who wrote the book "Abhignana Sakuntala" the story Shakuntala and Dushyanta?
Kalidasa
Peddana
Pothana
Vishnu Sharma
 

Right Answer: 1
Shakuntala is the wife of Dushyanta and the mother of Emperor Bharata. Her story is told in the Mahabharata and dramatized by many writers, the most famous adaption being Kalidasa's play Abhignana Sakuntala.
Question ID: 178

5Who wrote the Book Midnight's Children that was selected for prestigious Booker Award?
Jampa Lahiri
Kiran Desai
Salmond Rashdi
Madhu Kirthy
 

Right Answer: 3
Midnight's Children is a 1981 book by Salman Rushdie about India's transition from British colonialism to independence. It is considered an example of postcolonial literature and magical realism.
Question ID: 181

6Who was the author of Living History?
Mother Theresa
Arundhati Roy
Kiran Bedi
Hillary Clinton
 

Right Answer: 4
Living History is a 2003 memoir by Hillary Rodham Clinton. It was written when she was a sitting Senator from New York.
Question ID: 165

7Who wrote the book India wins freedom?
Jawaharlal Nehru
B.R. Ambedkar
Moulana Abul Kalam Azad
Mahathma Gandhi
 

Right Answer: 3
Abul Kalam Azad was an Indian independence activist, Islamic theologian, writer and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress. Following India's independence, he became the First Minister of Education in the Indian government.
Question ID: 155

8Who wrote the Book Raghu Vamsha the story of Raghu Dynasty?
Tenali Rama Krishna
Bammera Pothana
Kalidas
Vishnu Sharma
 

Right Answer: 3
Raghuvamsha is a Sanskrit mahakavya (epic poem) by the most celebrated Sanskrit poet Kalidasa. The stories related to the Raghu dynasty, namely the family of Dilipa and his descendants up to Agnivarna, who include Raghu, Dasharatha and Rama.
Question ID: 174

9Who among the following was the ancient writer belongs to Kashmir?
Bana
Kalhana
Hieun Tsang
Megasthenes
 

Right Answer: 2
Kalhana (12th century) was the author of Rajatarangini (River of Kings), an account of the history of Kashmir. He wrote the work in Sanskrit between 1148 and 1149.
Question ID: 150

10The poem Vande Matharam was taken from which of the following book?
Geethanjali
Bharatha Matha
Bharatha Swathantra
Anandmath
 

Right Answer: 4
Vande Matharam is a poem from the famed novel Anandamath which was written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in 1882. It was written in Bengali and Sanskrit.
Question ID: 153

11Who wrote the book Mother India?
Mahathma Gandhi
Sister Nivedhita
Ketharine Meyo
C. Rajagopala Chary
 

Right Answer: 3
The book Mother India was written by Katherine Mayo (27 January 1867 9 October 1940) was an American writer. She attacked the Hindu society, religion and Culture of India.
Question ID: 163

12Who is the author of the classic book Life Divine?
Ravi Shankar
Swami vivekananda
Radha Krishnan
Aurobindo Ghosh
 

Right Answer: 4
Sri Aurobindo Ghosh was an Indian nationalist, freedom fighter, philosopher, yogi, guru and poet. His main literary works are The Life Divine, which deals with theoretical aspects of Integral Yoga. His works also include philosophy, poetry, translations
Question ID: 169

13Who wrote the book Harshacharitha?
Bana
Harsha
Harichandana
Ashoka
 

Right Answer: 1
The Harshacharita is the biography of Indian emperor Harsha by Banabhatta who was a Sanskrit writer of seventh-century CE India.
Question ID: 96

14Who is author of the stories of Malgudi Days?
Sankara Manchi Pardha Saradhi
K.R. Narayana
R.K. Narayana
R.K. Nayaner
 

Right Answer: 3
Malgudi Days is a collection of short stories by R. K. Narayan published in 1943 by Indian Thought Publications. In 1986, a few of the stories in the book were telecasted by Doordarshan as Malgudi Days television series.
Question ID: 170

15Who was the author of ritual book called Brihatkatha?
Gunadhya
Hala
Sarvavarma
Nagarjuna
 

Right Answer: 1
Brihatkatha is an ancient Indian epic, said to have been written by Gunadhya in a poorly understood language known as Paisaci
Question ID: 154

16Who wrote the Pancha Tantra in Sanskrit?
Rama Sharma
Kalidas
Chinnaya Suri
Vishnu Sharma
 

Right Answer: 4
Vishnu Sharma was an Indian scholar and author who is believed to have written the Panchatantra, a collection of fables.
Question ID: 168

17Who is author of Glimpses of World History?
K.M Munshi
S. Radha Krishnan
Jawahar Lal Nehru
Abul Kalam Azad
 

Right Answer: 3
Glimpses of World History is a book published by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1934. The book is subtitled Being further letters to his daughter, written in prison, and containing a rambling account of history for young people.
Question ID: 156

18Who is author of 1958 novel the Guide?
K.R. Narayanan
R.N. Cheterji
R.K. Narayan
John Keats
 

Right Answer: 3
The Guide is a 1958 novel written in English by the Indian author R. K. Narayan. Like most of his works the novel is based on Malgudi, the fictional town in South India.
Question ID: 158

19Who is author of Gulliver Travels?
Traveller Gulliver
Noman Angel
Jonanthan Swift
Dom Dorres
 

Right Answer: 3
Gullivers Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships is a 1726 prose satire by the Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift.
Question ID: 176

20Who wrote the romantic novel and movie Devadas?
Bakim Chandra Chetterji
Sarath Chandra Chetterji
Mukesh Chandra Chetterji
Dinesh Chandra Chetterji
 

Right Answer: 2
Devdas is a Bengali Romantic Novel written by Sarat Chandra Chatterjee. The character of Parvati was based on a real life of second wife of zamindar Bhuvan Mohan Chowdhury.
Question ID: 149


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