BOOKS & AUTHORS
1 .
'Ek Doctor Ki Maut' is a film directed by
A)
Gautam Gosh
B)
Tapan Sinha
C)
Meera nair
D)
Shyam Benegal

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Tapan Sinha

Note : Tapan Sinha was one of the most prominent Indian film directors of his time forming a legendary quartet with Satyajit Ray, Ritwik Ghatak and Mrinal Sen.

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2 .
The book 'A Farewell to Arms' was written by
A)
Charles Dickens
B)
Thomas Hardy
C)
Huxley
D)
Ernest Hemingway

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ernest Hemingway

Note : Ernest Hemingway did more to influence the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established him as one of the greatest literary lights of the 20th century.

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3 .
Who is the author of the book 'Freedom Behind Bars'?
A)
Kiran Bedi
B)
Jawaharlal Nahru
C)
Sheikh Abdullah
D)
Nelson Mandela

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kiran Bedi

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4 .
Who wrote the book 'The Prince'?
A)
Bernard Shaw
B)
Niccolo Machiaveli
C)
V.S. Sharma
D)
Emile Zola

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Niccolo Machiaveli

Note : One of the first works of modern political philosophy, Niccolò Machiavelli's the Prince expounds on why the princes of Italy lost their states.

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5 .
'In Custody', an English novel is written by which one of the following?
A)
Anita Desai
B)
Vikram Seth
C)
Shoba De
D)
V.S. Naipaul

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Anita Desai

Note : 'In Custody' by Anita Desai is woven around the yearnings and calamities of a small town scholar in the north of India. Anita Desai is an Indian novelist known for works on adult novels, children's books and short stories.

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6 .
Who was the author of the "American Declaration of Independenceā€?
A)
George Washington
B)
Thomas Paine
C)
Lafayette
D)
Thomas Jefferson

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Thomas Jefferson

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