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October 09, 2016

Books & Authors 2016 : Expected Questions - Set 6

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  1. The book titled "Nathuram Godse - The story of an Assasin" whch narrates the story of Nathuram Vinayakrao Godse was released on the death anniversay of Mahatma Gandhi on 30th January 2016. The book has been authored by ?
    1. Anup Ashok Sardesai
    2. Kiran Desai
    3. Abdulgani Dahiwala
    4. Ashok Chavda
  2. Which of the following authors on 16th January 2016 won the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for his / her novel "Sleeping on Jupiter" at the Galle Literary Fesival in Sri Lanka ?
    1. Jhuma Lahiri
    2. Anuradha Roy
    3. Pooja Rajput
    4. Chetan Bhagat
  3. Which of the following books is authored by Raghuram Rajan, the Ex Governor of RBI ?
    1. The Future of India
    2. Fault Lines
    3. Who moved my interest rates 
    4. Global Crises : Recession & Uneven Recovery
  4. "Fixed ! Cash and Corruption in Cricket" which was in news during March 2016 is authored by journalist ________
    1. Sinchan Sarkar
    2. Shantanu Guha Ray
    3. Nishad Pai Vaidya
    4. Nitika Singh
  5. The book entitled, "Anything But Khamosh" a Biography of Shatrughan Sinha was in news in the fourth week of March 2016. Which of the following statements is / are not true in this regard ?
      • A. The book was authored by Bharathi S Pradhan
      • B. The book describes film actor Shatrughan Sinha's journey from Patna to Film Institute of India (now FTII) in Poona and his tryst with the celluloid in Mumbai and Sinha's political journey
      • C. He was elected to 15th Lok Sabha in 2010.
    1. Only A
    2. Only B
    3. Both A and B
    4. Only C
  6. Book titled "Who was Shivaji ?" authored by Govind Pansare was recently in news. Which of the following statement/s is/are true in this regard ?
      • A. Introduction of the book was written by Anirudh Deshpande and Afterword was written  by Prabhat Patnaik.
      • B. The book focuses on historic evidences which are mostly ignored or overshadowed by other historic adventures of Shivaji. 
      • C. It provides a new perspective on a popular hero of India history
    1. A only
    2. A and B
    3. C only 
    4. All of the above
  7. Who has authored the book "Hindutva : Exploring the Idea of Hindu Nationalism" ? It is short and written for the lay person, free of the academic exhibitionism that mars so many books on philosophy, yet a product of deep reading and research. 
    1. Jyotirmaya Sharma
    2. Swami Chetananand
    3. Anuj Singh
    4. Arundhati Roy
  8. Which of the following statements is correct about the book, "Mera Bharat Acha Bharat" or "Maru Bharat, Saru Bharat" ?
      • I. The book is written by Jain Muni Ratnasundersuriswarji Maharaj.
      • II. It is the 300th book written by Jani Muni Acharya Ratnasundersurji.
      • III. The book has been published in four languages - English, Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi.
      • IV. The book was released by the PM Modi.
    1. Only IV is correct
    2. I and IV are correct
    3. I, II and III are correct
    4. All are correct
  9. Who is the author of the latest book titled "The Pheonix moment Challenges Confronting the Indian Left" ?
    1. Praful Bidwai
    2. Chetan Bhagat
    3. Anuradha roy
    4. Arundhati Roy
  10. "The Kiss of Life : How a superhero and my son defeated cancer" which narrates the story of Emran's life when his family dealt with the horrific struggle as his six year old son Ayaan battled his way through cancer, has been authored by Emraan Hasmi and __________
    1. Naushad Siddiqui
    2. Bilal Siddiqui
    3. Arfan Akhtar
    4. Javed Siddiqi
  11. The book titled "The Lady and the Generals : Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's Struggle for Freedom" was in news recently. Name it's author ?
    1. Peter Mukherjee
    2. Peter Popham
    3. Chetan Bhagat
    4. Shashi Tharoor
  12. The book "Like a Love Song" by Nikita Singh, the bestselling author of eight novels, including After All This Time, The Promise and Someone Like You, as well as contributing author to books in The Backbenchers Series has been released recently. Which of the following statement/s is/are true about him ?
      • A. She is the editor of the collections of short stories 25 Strokes of Kindness and The Turning Point
      • B. She was born in Patna and raised in Indore, where she was brought up in a home of voracious readers.
      • C. After graduating from college, she worked with publishers in Delhi as an editor and publishing manager. 
    1. Only A
    2. Only B
    3. Only C
    4. Both A and B
  13. 'Gilbert : The Last Years of WG Grace' has been written by :
    1. Charlie Connelly
    2. Steven Lynch
    3. Eoin Colfer
    4. Jonathan Stroud
  14. 'Mothering Sunday : A Romance' was written by ?
    1. Graham Swift
    2. Steven Lynch
    3. Ian McEwan
    4. Charlie Connelly

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