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Question: Who is the author of the book 'Forbidden Verses'?

1

Salman RushDie

2

Abu Nuwas

3

Ms. Taslima Nasrin

4

D.H. Lawrence

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Correct Answer: 2

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

1

My God Died Young

2

Islamic Bomb

3

Look Back in Anger

4

A Suitable Boy

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Who wrote the line: ' A thing of beauty is a joy forever'?

1

John Keats

2

Robert Browing

3

P.B.Shelley

4

William Wordsworth

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Who wrote the famous book - 'We the people'?

1

T.N.Kaul

2

J.R.D. Tata

3

Khushwant Singh

4

Nani Palkhivala

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Correct Answer: 4

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

1

Thomas Hardy

2

Emile Zola

3

George Orwell

4

Walter Scott

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Which of the following is NOT written by Munshi Premchand?

1

Gaban

2

Godan

3

Guide

4

Manasorovar

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The lead character in the film 'The Bandit Queen' has been played by

1

Rupa Ganguly

2

Seema Biswas

3

Pratiba Sinha

4

Shabama Azmi

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Correct Answer: 2

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

1

Anees Jung

2

Jagmohan

3

M.J.Akbar

4

Nissim Ezekiel

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: In India the first television programme was broadcasted in

1

1959

2

1965

3

1976

4

1957

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: A Voice for Freedom' is a book written by

1

Corazon Aquino

2

Nayantara Sahgal

3

Aung San Suu Kyi

4

Benazir Bhutto

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Who is the father of English Poetry?

1

Milton

2

Wordsworth

3

Chaucer

4

Charles Dickens

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Question: Who is the author of the book - 'Preparing for the Twenty - First Century'?

1

Larry Collins

2

V.S. Naipul

3

V.R. Krishna Iyer

4

Paul Kennedy

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: 'Neela Chand' which won the Vyas Samman for 1992 is written by

1

Shiv Prasad Singh

2

Subash Mukhopadhyay

3

Ram Vilas Sharma

4

Ramakant Rath

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The famous book 'Anna Karenina' written by ?

1

Boris Pasternak

2

Victor Hugo

3

Lewis Carroll

4

Leo Tolstoy

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Who is the author of famous book 'The Judgement'?

1

Anthony Mascarenhasa

2

R. Vankataraman

3

Kuldip Nayar

4

Janardhan Turkur

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Who said "I therefore, want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn, if it can be had"?

1

Jawaharlal Nehru

2

Mahatma Gandhi

3

Rajendra Prasad

4

Nelson Mandela

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: 'Gita Govinda' is written by

1

Valmiki

2

Jaya Dev

3

Tulsidas

4

Sharan Gupta

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: 'Eight Lives' is a book written by

1

Raja Ramana

2

Savita Ambedkar

3

Mahesh Yogi

4

Raj Mohan Gandhi

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: 'Nature never did betray the heart that loved her' is a quotation from

1

W.Wordsworth

2

J.Brayon

3

P.B.Shelly

4

J.Keats

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The original name of 'Mahabharata' is

1

Katha Saritsagar

2

Jai Samhita

3

Vrahat Katha

4

Rajatarangini

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: 'Man without society is either a beast or a God'. Who said this?

1

Plato

2

Gandhi

3

Aristotle

4

Henry Maine

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Who has written the famous book 'Mankind and Mother Earth'?

1

Arnold Toynbee

2

Leo Tolstoy

3

John Ruskin

4

Bertrand Russel

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: 'Maya Memsaab' is a film directed by

1

Shyam Benegal

2

Ketan Mahta

3

Bhupen Hazarika

4

Tapan Sinha

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Who is the author of 'Betrayal of the Defence Forces'?

1

Vishnu Bhagat

2

Tarun Tejpal

3

George Fernandes

4

Jaswant Singh

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: David Copperfield is the name of

1

novel

2

famous actor

3

poem

4

writer

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Question: The famous book 'The Daughter of the East' is written by

1

Ms. Taslima Nasreen

2

Ms. Benazir Bhutto

3

Ms. Aunsan Suu Kyi

4

Ms. Bandaranaike Sirimavo

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The author of the book 'Waiting for the Mahatma' is

1

R.K. Narayan

2

N.A. Palkhiwala

3

Amrita Pritam

4

Manohar Malgonkar

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Who wrote the book 'The Prince'?

1

Bernard Shaw

2

Niccolo Machiaveli

3

V.S. Sharma

4

Emile Zola

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Question: 'Crime and Punishment' was written by

1

Fyodor Dostoevsky

2

Vladimir Nabakov

3

Lewis Carrol

4

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Lala Lajpat Rai is the author of the book

1

India Divided

2

Unhappy India

3

Mother India

4

Hind Swaraj

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: 'In Custody', an English novel is written by which one of the following?

1

Anita Desai

2

Vikram Seth

3

Shoba De

4

V.S. Naipaul

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The book 'To Live or Not Live' was written by

1

V.S. Naipaul

2

Alexandra Dumas

3

George Elliot

4

Nirad C. Chaudhuri

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The popular TV serial 'Neem ka Ped' was written by

1

Rahi Masoom Raza

2

Sharad Joshi

3

Ashapurna Devi

4

Harivansh Rai Bachachan

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Who wrote 'War and Peace'?

1

Leo Tolstoy

2

Mahatma Gandhi

3

Charles Dickens

4

Kipling

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Who directed the film '1942: A love story'?

1

Mahesh Bhatt

2

Vidhu Vinod Chopra

3

Yash Chopra

4

Ketan Mehta

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Which of the following is a biography of the Lady Mountbatten?

1

Edwina Mountbatten - A Life of Her Own.

2

Edwina Mountbatten - Her relationship with Nehru

3

Mountbatten

4

Edwina Mountbattten

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: In which year was the 'All India Radio' set up?

1

1936

2

1927

3

1947

4

1950

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Who directed the film 'Sardar'?

1

Das Gupta

2

Shyam Benegal

3

Tapan Sinha

4

Ketan Mehta

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Who said "God helps those who help themselves"?

1

Andre Maurois

2

Andre Gide

3

Algernon Sidney

4

Swami Vivekananda

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The film 'Salaam Bombay' was directed by

1

Shyam Benegal

2

Mira Nair

3

Aparna Sen

4

Mrinal Sen

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Which of the book was written by Graham Greene?

1

O' Jerusalem

2

The Power and Glory

3

Crisis in India

4

Of Human Bondage

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: George Bernard Shaw, the great dramatist, was

1

a Welsh

2

an Irishman

3

a Soctsman

4

an Englishman

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: 'Mirchchhakatika' was written by

1

Vikramaditya

2

Shudraka

3

Kalhana

4

Banabhatta

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The famous book 'Anandmath' was authored by

1

Sarojini Naidu

2

Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya

3

Sri Aurobindo

4

Rabindrnath Tagore

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Who is the author of famous statement: "That Government is the best which governs least"?

1

Herbert Spencer

2

Harold Laski

3

Alexis De Tocqueville

4

Henry David Thoreau

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Which of the following English films was the first one to be dubbed in Hindi?

1

Aladdin

2

Universal Soldier

3

Speed

4

Iron Man

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which of the film is directed by Mr. Buddhadeb Gupta?

1

Mohra

2

Krantiveer

3

1942 - A Love Story

4

Charachar

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Who wrote the book 'Reminiscences of the Nehru Age'?

1

C.D.Deshmukh

2

Dr. P.C.Alexander

3

O.P.Mathai

4

S.C. Rajagopalachari

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Who is the author of the book 'No Full Stops in India'?

1

Raj Mohan Gandhi

2

Shyam lal

3

E.M. Forster

4

Mark Tully

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Who has written the book 'Kashmir - Behind the Vale'?

1

L. Ramdas

2

Lt. Gen. Dipendra Singh

3

M. J. Akbar

4

Lt. Gen. S. C. Sardeshpande

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Aurobindo was the author of

1

Discovery of India

2

Hindu view of life

3

Yogashastra

4

Savitri

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The serial 'India's Rajiv' was produced and directed by

1

Simmi Garewal

2

Satyajit Ray

3

Shyam Benegal

4

Mira Nair

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Who is the author of the book 'Naked Triangle'?

1

R.K.Narayan

2

Amrita Pritam

3

Balwant Gargi

4

Khushwant Singh

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The book 'Gulliver's Travels' was written by

1

Alexandra Dumas

2

Charles Lamb

3

Charles Dickens

4

Jonathan Swift

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Question: 'The Naked Face', a very popular book is written by

1

Dominique Lapierre

2

Larry Collins

3

Sidney Sheldon

4

Juan Benet

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The author of controversial book 'Lajja' is a citizen of

1

Pakistan

2

Indonesia

3

Bangladesh

4

India

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Question: The first history book was written by

1

Euclid

2

Herodotus

3

Aristotle

4

Julius Caesar

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: In which language did 'Dr. Masti Venkatesh Iyengar' write?

1

Malayalam

2

Tamil

3

Telugu

4

Kannada

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Who said 'Man is a political animal'?

1

Dante

2

Aristotle

3

Socrates

4

Plato

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Question: Who directed the film 'Little Buddha'?

1

Richard Attenborough

2

Bernardo Bertolucci

3

Ben Johnson

4

Mani Kaul

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Question: Who is the author of 'Tom Sawyer'?

1

Leo Tolstoy

2

Mark Twain

3

John Ruskin

4

William Shakespeare

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Question: Who is the author of the book 'The Future of Freedom'?

1

Richard Wolfee

2

Peter Hudson

3

Tamara Lipper

4

Fareed Zakaria

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Who said the words, 'I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to Death your right to say it'?

1

George Bernard Shaw

2

Lenin

3

Voltaire

4

Mahatma Gandhi

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The celebrated novel 'The Godfather' was authored by

1

Harold Robbins

2

John Milton

3

Victor Hugo

4

Mario Puzo

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Question: Which of the following books is written by Rabindranath Tagore?

1

Rakta Karabi

2

Chidambara

3

Anand Math

4

Durgesh Nandini

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Question: The famous character 'Pickwick' was created by

1

Steven Spielberg

2

Leo Tolstoy

3

Walt Disney

4

Charles dickens

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Question: 'The General Happiness is the end of the state' who said this?

1

Hegel

2

Benthem

3

Plato

4

Green

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Question: 'Sports Channel' a monthly video magazine has been launched by

1

Kapil Dev

2

Sunil Gavaskar

3

Ajit Wadekar

4

Nawab Pataudi

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The creator of 'Sherlock Holmes' was

1

Arthur Conan Doyle

2

Ian Fleming

3

Dr.Watson

4

Shakespeare

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Question: Who directed the famous TV Serial 'Tandoori Nights'?

1

Farukh Dhondy

2

Jon AMiel

3

Zohra Sehgal

4

Saeed Jaffrey

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Who is the author of book 'We Indians'?

1

Nirad C. Choudry

2

Subramaniya Swamy

3

Khushwant Singh

4

Muluk Raj Anand

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: 'India of our Dreams' is a book written by

1

Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

2

Dr. C. Subramanian

3

M.V. Kamath

4

Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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Question: Who is the author of 'Ashtadhyayi'?

1

Sumitranandan

2

Raj Anand

3

Panini

4

Gitta Piramal

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Question: Who directed the world famous film 'The Gandhi'?

1

Ben Kingsley

2

Satyajit Ray

3

Mrinal Sen

4

Richard Attenborough

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Question: Who has written the book 'The Famished Road'?

1

Ian Austin

2

V.S. Naipaul

3

Ben Okri

4

Zola Emile

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Question: The controversial documentary 'Hell's Angel' broadcasted by Channel 4 on Independent British Televis

1

Joseph Stalin

2

Adolf Hitler

3

Mother Teresa

4

Saddam Hussein

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Question: The book 'The Man who knew Infinity' by Robert Kanigel is the biography of

1

Srinivasa Ramanujan

2

Sir C. V. Raman

3

Homi Bhabha

4

Vikram Sarabhai

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Question: Which is not a correct combination?

1

Prithivi Raj Raso - Chand Bardai

2

Idols - Sunil Gavaskar

3

Midnight Children - A. Sanderson

4

Meghdoot - Kalidaas

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Question: Who is the author of 'India Wins Freedom'?

1

Dominique Lapierre

2

Maulana Azad

3

Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

4

Jawaharlal Nahru

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Question: The programme 'Gyan Vani' is broadcasted by

1

Zee TV

2

AIR

3

Sony TV

4

Doordarshan

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Question: Who is the author of the book 'My Experiments with Truth'?

1

Mahatma Gandhi

2

Michael Anderson

3

Winston Churchill

4

Jarnes Morris

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Question: 'Alice in Wonderland' the famous TV serial is based on a book written by

1

Father Discoste

2

Thomas Hardy

3

Charles Dickens

4

Lewis Caroll

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Question: The owner of Star TV is

1

Rupert Murdoch

2

Tata Group

3

Richard Attenborough

4

George Lucas

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Question: 'The Gathering Storm' is written by

1

Winston Churchill

2

George Washington

3

Voltaire

4

Romain Rolland

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Question: The television serial 'Charitraheen' is based on the famous novel of which of the following authors?

1

Rabindranath Tagore

2

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhaya

3

Tara Sankar Bandhopadhya

4

Bankim Chandra Chatterji

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Question: Who is the writer of 'Swamy and Friends'?

1

Munshi Premchand

2

Raman

3

Max Muller

4

R. K. Narayan

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Question: The book named 'Three Decades in Parliament' is a collection of the speeches of

1

A. B. Vajpayee

2

Somnath Chatterjee

3

L. K. Advani

4

N. G. Ranga

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Question: 'A Secular Agenda' is a book written by

1

Arun Shourie

2

Mani Shankar Aiyar

3

Prem Shankar Jha

4

M.J. Akbar

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