1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 36

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Q.1:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘A Golden Age’ ?

  1. Tahmina Anam
  2. Taslima Nasrin
  3. Anita Desai
  4. Salman Rushdie

Q.2:- Who among the following wrote the book ‘Algebra of Infinite Justice’ ? [SSC CGL Exams 2002]

  1. Anita Desai
  2. Vikram Seth
  3. Arundhati Roy
  4. Rohington Mistry

Q.3:- The celebrated novel ‘The Godfather’ was authored by ? [MBA Exam 1990]

  1. John Milton
  2. Victor Hugo
  3. Mario Puzo
  4. Harold Robbins

Q.4:- The ‘Rediscovery of India’ is written by ? [CPO SI Exam 2010]

  1. Gurcharan Das
  2. Arundhati Roy
  3. Meghnad Desai
  4. Mrinal Pandey

Q.5:- The author of ‘Business @ Speed of Thought’ is ? [SSC CGL Exam 2000]

  1. Dick Francis
  2. John Gray
  3. Bill Gates
  4. David Baldexi

Q.6:- The author of the book “The Emperor of All Maladies : A Biography of Cancer” for which 2011 Pulitzer Prize has been awarded is ? [UP PCS Exams 2011]

  1. Farid Zakariya
  2. Geeta Anand
  3. Jhumpa Lahiri
  4. Siddhartha Mukherjee

Q.7:- Who is the author of the book “The Future of Freedom” ?

  1. Richard Wolfee
  2. Fareed Zakaria
  3. Peter Hudson
  4. Tamara Lipper

Q.8:- Who among the following wrote the poem ‘Subh-E-Azadi’ ? [IAS Exams 2008]

  1. Sahir Ludhiyanvi
  2. Faiz Ahmed Faiz
  3. Muhammad Iqbal
  4. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Q.9:- Who is the author of the book ‘Superstar India’ ?

  1. Arun Shourie
  2. Dominique Lapierre
  3. Shobha De
  4. Salman Rushdie

Q.10:- Who is the author of the book ‘Glimpses of World History’ ? [SSC CGL Exam 2008]

  1. Abul Kalam Azad
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru
  3. Gopalan
  4. Radhakrishnan

Q.11:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Economic Nightmare of India’ ?

  1. Morarji Desai
  2. Charan Singh
  3. Rajeshwar Rao
  4. Jyoti Basu

Q.12:- Which of the following books is written by Dr. M.S. Swaminathan ?

  1. The Power and the Glory
  2. Wings of Fire
  3. Towards a Hunger Free World
  4. Two Lives
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Q.13:- Which of the following books has been written by Anita Desai ?

  1. Between Hope and History
  2. Where Shall We Go This Summer
  3. A General and His Anny
  4. An Eye to China

Q.14:- ‘Matimatala’ a jnanpith award winning book authored by ?

  1. Sitakanta Mohaptra
  2. Ashapurna Devi
  3. Sachi Routray
  4. Gopinath Mohanty

Q.15:- Which of the following is the book written by V.S. Naipaul ?

  1. My God Died Young
  2. The Sea
  3. Magic Seeds
  4. My India

Q.16:- Who among the following wrote “The Communist manifesto” along with Karl Marx ? [IAS Exams 2006]

  1. Emile Durkheim
  2. Friedrich Engels
  3. Robert Owen
  4. Max Weber

Q.17:- Who among the following was a famous author of Sanskrit language ?

  1. Mirabai
  2. Kalidas
  3. Tulsidas
  4. Jaidev

Q.18:- The book ‘The Alchemy of Desire’ has been written by ?

  1. Ruskin Bond
  2. Khushwant Singh
  3. Tarun J. Tejpal
  4. Jack Higgins

Q.19:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book “The Shape of the Beast” ?

  1. S. Naipaul
  2. Arundhati Roy
  3. Salman Rushdie
  4. Chetan Bhagat

Q.20:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book series named as “Harry Potter” ?

  1. Sandra Bullock
  2. K. Rowling
  3. Lindsay Lohan
  4. Julia Roberts

Q.21:- The author of ‘Manas Ka Hans’ is ?

  1. Amrit Lal Nagar
  2. Munshi Premchand
  3. Jayashankar Prasad
  4. N. Tirpathi

Q.22:- The author of “The God of Small Thing” is ?

  1. Gita Hariharan
  2. Sanjay Kapoor
  3. Arundhati Roy
  4. Vikram Seth

Q.23:- Who among the ancient poets is given the epithet of ‘Shakespeare of India’ ?

  1. Mahakavi Kalidas
  2. Banabhatta
  3. Upendra Bhanja
  4. Kalhana

Q.24:- In which field Aachan Maharaj has distinguished himself ?

  1. Dance
  2. Painting
  3. Drama
  4. Vocal Music
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Q.25:- Who is the proponent and propagandist of the ‘Art of Living’ ? [SSC CGL Exam 2003]

  1. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  2. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  3. Swami Chinmayananda
  4. Bhagwan Rajneesh

 

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