BOOKS & AUTHORS
A)
Bipin Rawat
B)
Yogesh Kumar Joshi
C)
MM Naravane
D)
Chandi Prasad Mohanty

Correct Answer : Option (C) - MM Naravane

Note : General Manoj Mukund Naravane (MM Naravane) released a book ‘Bangladesh Liberation @ 50 years: ‘Bijoy’ with Synergy, India-Pakistan war 1971’, a compilation of personal accounts of the war by veterans from India and Pakistan. The book is an amalgamation of historical and anecdotal accounts of the 1971 War and comprises authors from both India and Bangladesh. Mostly who fought the war.

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A)
Smriti Irani
B)
Shashi Tharoor
C)
Maroof Raza
D)
Subramanian Swamy

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Maroof Raza

Note : Former Army Officer Maroof Raza has authored a new book titled “Contested Lands: India, China, and the Boundary Dispute”. The book features the history of India’s boundary making with Tibet and China and analyses the current India-China boundary contestation stemming from interpretations of history in the post-colonial period.

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A)
Mahesh Sharma
B)
Brijinder Nath Goswamy
C)
Arjun Subramaniam
D)
Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Brijinder Nath Goswamy

Note : Renowned art historian and critic Brijinder Nath Goswamy has announced his new book based on and around the Indian arts. The book is titled “Conversations: India’s Leading Art Historian Engages with 101 themes, and More”.

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A)
Mary Miller
B)
Priyanka Gandhi
C)
Ashok Chakravarti
D)
Abhijit Banerjee

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Abhijit Banerjee

Note : Indian-born American economist & Nobel laureate, Abhijit Banerjee has authored a new book (cookbook) titled “Cooking to Save your Life”. The book illustrated by France based illustrator Cheyenne Oliver is published by Juggernaut Books. He won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2019 along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.

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A)
Syed Akbaruddin
B)
Rashmika Kaur
C)
T. S. Tirumurti
D)
Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Syed Akbaruddin

Note : Syed Akbaruddin, the former India’s Permanent Representative to the UN has come out with a book titled ‘India Vs UK: The Story of an Unprecedented Diplomatic Win’

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A)
Larry McMurtry
B)
Mary Miller
C)
Beverly Cleary
D)
Jason Mott

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jason Mott

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Jason Mott’sHell of a Book,” a surreal meta-narrative about an author’s promotional tour and his haunted past and present, has won the National Book Award for fiction — a plot twist Mott did not imagine for himself.
 
“Hell of a Book” is a satirical take on a Black writer’s adventures on the road for a promotional tour — Mott himself had his share of experiences while talking up such previous works as his debut novel “The Returned” — and a stark and disorienting tale of racial violence and identity, drawing on recent headlines and the author’s childhood...

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A)
Patlolla Sabitha Indra Reddy
B)
Thanneeru Harish Rao
C)
Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu
D)
Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu

Note : Vice President "Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu" has released the book ‘Srimadramayanam’ in Hyderabad. It has been written by Sasikiranacharya. It is about the leadership, good governance, and rule of law of Lord Rama. He also underlined the need to popularize literary works and poetic works of various Indian languages among the youth.

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A)
Annpurna Devi
B)
Smriti Irani
C)
Dr Sushila Nayyar
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Smriti Irani

Note : Union Minister of Women and Child Development of India "Smriti Irani" on Wednesday (17th November 2021) unveiled her debut novel ‘Lal Salaam’ with publishing house Westland. Taking to Twitter, Irani shared a small 20-second clip about her novel along with the Amazon link for pre-order ‘Lal Salaam’. The novel is inspired by the tragic killings of at least 76 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada in April 2010. Irani’s debut novel is also a tribute to the exceptional men and women who gave their entire life in the service of the nation, especially while tackling the challenges in the red corridor.

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A)
Jaideep Hardikar
B)
Debashish Mukerji
C)
Prabhakar Aloka
D)
Arjun Subramaniam

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Debashish Mukerji

Note : The book titled “The Disruptor: How Vishwanath Pratap Singh Shook India” has been authored by Debashish Mukerji.

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A)
Smriti Irani
B)
Sonia Gandhi
C)
Priyanka Gandhi
D)
Maneka Gandhi

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Smriti Irani

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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani has turned author with her debut novel 'Lal Salaam'. The book is based on the tragic killings of 76 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel at Dantewada in Chhattisgarh in April 2010.

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