BOOKS & AUTHORS
A)
Nikita Singh
B)
Preeti Shenoy
C)
Anuja Chauhan
D)
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Preeti Shenoy

Note :

Bestselling author Preeti Shenoy is set to publish a new novel titled “A Place Called Home”, a story set in a coffee estate in Sakleshpur, Karnataka with a strong female protagonist at its core. The new novel is about secrets, family, and finding yourself. The book published by HarperCollins Publishers India is set to be released in June 2022.
 
Preeti Shenoy has authored around 15 novels which include, The Magic Mindset, When Love Came Calling, Wake Up Life is Calling, Life is What You Make it, The Rule Breakers, and A Hundred Little Flames. Her works have also been translated into many Indian languages and also into Turkish.

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A)
M Venkaiah Naidu
B)
Rajnath Singh
C)
Nirmala Sitharaman
D)
Ram Nath Kovind

Correct Answer : Option (A) - M Venkaiah Naidu

Note :

'Modi @20: Dreams Meet Delivery', a book written on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was launched at a grand event organized at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi on Wednesday (May 11, 2022).
 
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday (May 11, 2022), while releasing the book 'Modi @20: Dreams Meeting Delivery', said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a leader who demonstrated to the world that dreams can indeed be realized.
 
VP Naidu complimented the authors of the book for their "incisive analysis and cogent presentation".
 
"The authors have masterfully traced the contours of an iconic leader's fascinating journey of 20 years," VP Naidu said..

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A)
Amit Shah
B)
Pankaj Singh
C)
Nitin Gadkari
D)
Rajnath Singh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rajnath Singh

Note :

* Rajnath Singh (Defence Minister) has released a book titled ‘INDO-PAK WAR 1971- Reminiscences of Air Warriors’ at the 37th Air Chief Marshal PC Lal Memorial Lecture.

* Edited by : Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh and Group Captain Shailendra Mohan.

* The book has 50 Swarnim articles which are penned in detailed narrations by veterans.

* Air Chief Marshal PC Lal was commissioned in the IAF in 1939 and awarded the Padma Bhushan (1966) and Padma Vibhushan (1972).

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A)
Sanjay Jha
B)
Devika Rangachari
C)
Rajdeep Sardesai
D)
Rasheed Kidwai

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rasheed Kidwai

Note :

Leaders, Politicians, Citizens: Fifty Figures Who Influenced India’s Politicsauthored by author-journalist "Rasheed Kidwai" compiles stories of 50 personalities who influenced India’s political landscape. The book is published by Hachette India. The foreword of the book is written by Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha). The 50 personalities featured in the book include Teji Bachchan, Phoolan Devi, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Jayalalithaa, APJ Abdul Kalam, and Karunanidhi among others.
 
Traversing ideologies and bringing into focus the human facet of governments, Leaders, Politicians, and Citizens presents a compelling history of Indian democracy and provides riveting insights into the evolution of its political culture.

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A)
Anil Swarup
B)
Sanjay Nirupam
C)
Vinod Rai
D)
Durga Shakti Nagpal

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Vinod Rai

Note :

Padma Bhushan "Vinod Rai", former(11th) Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) India, has authored a new book titled “Not Just A Nightwatchman: My Innings in the BCCI”. The book features his 33-month stint as the Chairman of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
 
The book is published by Rupa Publications India Pvt. Ltd. He was honoured with Padma Bhushan in 2016 for civil service. He was appointed as the first Chairman of the Banks Board Bureau(BBB) in 2016.

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A)
Uddhav Thackeray
B)
Devendra Fadnavis
C)
Arvind Kejriwal
D)
Yogi Adityanath

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Devendra Fadnavis

Note :

Devendra Fadnavis, former Chief Minister(CM) of Maharashtra, released a Marathi book on Amit Shah, Union Minister of Home Affairs, titled “Amit Shah Ani Bhajapachi Vatchal”, a Marathi version of the book “Amit Shah and The March of BJP”. The book is published by Bloomsbury India.
 
The book was originally written by Dr Anirban Ganguly and Shiwanand Dwivedi and it has been translated into Marathi by Dr Jyostna Kolhatkar. The book documents the life and political journey of Amit Shah and details his contribution to BJP in making it the world’s biggest political organisation.

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A)
Priyam Gandhi Mody
B)
Dr Kiran Bedi
C)
Uma Das Gupta
D)
Sagarika Ghose

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Priyam Gandhi Mody

Note : A Nation to Protect is a novel by Priyam Gandhi Mody, which maps India's battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. The book gives an account of the central government's response to the first and second waves of Covid-19.

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A)
India
B)
China
C)
Germany
D)
Pakistan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India

Note :

As announced in the Prime Minister "Shri Narendra Modi" – President Emmanuel Macron Joint Statement released in 2018 during the French President’s visit to New Delhi, India has been designated as the Guest of Honour Country at the Paris Book Festival 2022, which will take place from April 21 to April 24, 2022.
 
On April 21, 2022, the Paris Book Festival was launched. On the same day, the India Pavilion at the Paris Book Festival

The National Institute of Design (NID) developed the India Pavilion, which comprises over 15 digital and physical exhibitions showing over 400 books published in various Indian languages, representing the work of 65 Indian publishers.

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A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Arvind Kejriwal
C)
Naveen Patnaik
D)
Dharmendra Pradhan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Naveen Patnaik

Note :

Chief Minister of Odisha, "Naveen Patnaik" released 2 books, a coffee table book titled “The Magic of Mangalajodi” by Avinash Khemka; and a compilation of the Sikh history of eastern India titled “Sikh History of Eastern India” by Abinash Mohapatra. The coffee table book “The Magic of Mangalajodi” provides a bird’s eye view of Mangalajodi in Chilika lake through various images and descriptions.
 
Sikh History of Eastern India is a result of the meticulous research work on Sikh history and philosophy by Abinash Mohapatra. This is a compilation of 8 books authored by Abinash Mohapatra, which includes a Sikh history of Bihar, Assam, Bangladesh, West Bengal, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

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A)
Dr Srinivas
B)
Aravind Adiga
C)
Shekhar Gupta
D)
Rajesh Talwar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rajesh Talwar

Note :

On the occasion of Dr BR Ambedkar’s 131st birth anniversary, a new book titled “The Boy Who Wrote a Constitution: A play for Children on Human Rights” authored by Rajesh Talwar, a fact-based drama on Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar’s own recollections of his childhood has been released. It is published by Ponytale Books. Talwar’s also authored books include “The Vanishing of Subhash Bose”, “Gandhi, Ambedkar, and the Four-Legged Scorpion”, and “Aurangzeb”.
 
The essence of the day : This book conveys to the children about the challenging boyhood and grown-up years of Ambedkar who had written the Constitution of India and became India’s first law minister.

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