About Books and Authors

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Books and Authors with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Books and Authors MCQ

1. Who said 'Man is a political animal'?

  • Dante
  • Aristotle
  • Socrates
  • Plato

2. The book named 'Three Decades in Parliament' is a collection of the speeches of

  • Vajpayee
  • Somnath Chatterjee
  • L. K. Advani
  • N. G. Ranga

3. The famous book 'Anna Karenina' is written by -

  • Boris Pasternak
  • Victor Hugo
  • Lewis Carroll
  • Leo Tolstoy

4. Which of the film is directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta?

  • Mohra
  • Krantiveer
  • 1942 - A Love Story
  • Charachar

5. 'Mrichchhakatika' was written by -

  • Vikramaditya
  • Shudraka
  • Kalhana
  • Banabhatta

6. David Copperfield is the name of

  • novel
  • famous actor
  • poem
  • writer

7. The book 'The Man who knew Infinity' by Robert Kanigel is the biography of

  • Srinivasa Ramanujan
  • Sir V. Raman
  • Homi Bhabha
  • Vikram Sarabhai

8. Who is the author of 'Betrayal of the Defence Forces'?

  • Vishnu Bhagat
  • Tarun Tejpal
  • George Fernandes
  • Jaswant Singh

9. The famous book 'The Daughter of the East' is written by

  • Ms. Taslima Nasreen
  • Ms. Benazir Bhutto
  • Ms. Aunsan Suu Kyi
  • Ms. Bandaranaike Sirimavo

10. Which is not a correct combination?

  • Prithivi Raj Raso - Chand Bardai
  • Idols - Sunil Gavaskar
  • Midnight Children - Sanderson
  • Meghdoot - Kalidaas

11. Who is the author of 'India Wins Freedom'?

  • Dominique Lapierre
  • Maulana Azad
  • Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
  • Jawaharlal Nahru

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

  • Anita Desai
  • Vikram Seth
  • Shoba De
  • V.S. Naipaul

13. Lala Lajpat Rai is the author of the book

  • India Divided
  • Unhappy India
  • Mother India
  • Hind Swaraj

14. Who wrote the book 'The Prince'?

  • Bernard Shaw
  • Niccolo Machiaveli
  • V.S. Sharma
  • Emile Zola

15. What is unique about the film 'Adi Shankaracharya'?

  • It has won the National Award.
  • It is the first Bengal film.
  • It is the first Sanskrit film.
  • It has no female actress.

16. 'Crime and Punishment' was written by

  • Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Vladimir Nabakov
  • Lewis Carrol
  • Alexander Solzhenitsyn

17. The author of the book 'Waiting for the Mahatma' is

  • R.K. Narayan
  • N. Palkhiwala
  • Amrita Pritam
  • Manohar Malgonkar

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

  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Lenin
  • Voltaire
  • Mahatma Gandhi

19. Who directed the film 'Little Buddha'?

  • Richard Attenborough
  • Bernardo Bertolucci
  • Ben Johnson
  • Mani Kaul

20. The controversial documentary 'Hell's Angel' broadcasted by Channel 4 on Independent British Television Station is based on who among the following?

  • Joseph Stalin
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Mother Teresa
  • Saddam Hussein

21. Who is the author of 'Tom Sawyer'?

  • Leo Tolstoy
  • Mark Twain
  • John Ruskin
  • William Shakespeare

22. Who is the author of the book 'The Future of Freedom'?

  • Richard Wolfee
  • Peter Hudson
  • Tamara Lipper
  • Fareed Zakaria

23. The celebrated novel 'The Godfather' was authored by

  • Harold Robbins
  • John Milton
  • Victor Hugo
  • Mario Puzo

24. Which of the following books is written by Rabindranath Tagore?

  • Rakta Karabi
  • Chidambara
  • Anand Math
  • Durgesh Nandini

25. Who is the author of the book 'Naked Triangle'?

  • R.K.Narayan
  • Amrita Pritam
  • Balwant Gargi
  • Khushwant Singh

26. The serial 'India's Rajiv' was produced and directed by

  • Simmi Garewal
  • Satyajit Ray
  • Shyam Benegal
  • Mira Nair

27. The original name of 'Mahabharata' is

  • Katha Saritsagar
  • Jai Samhita
  • Vrahat Katha
  • Rajatarangini

28. Who has written the famous book 'Mankind and Mother Earth'?

  • Arnold Toynbee
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • John Ruskin
  • Bertrand Russel

29. The book 'Gulliver's Travels' was written by

  • Alexandra Dumas
  • Charles Lamb
  • Charles Dickens
  • Jonathan Swift

30. 'Maya Memsaab' is a film directed by

  • Shyam Benegal
  • Ketan Mahta
  • Bhupen Hazarika
  • Tapan Sinha

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

  • Plato
  • Gandhi
  • Aristotle
  • Henry Maine

32. Who is the author of the novel 'Les Miserable'?

  • Victor Hugo
  • ALium tofler
  • G.Wynne
  • Fedric

33. 'Eight Lives' is a book written by

  • Raja Ramana
  • Savita Ambedkar
  • Mahesh Yogi
  • Raj Mohan Gandhi

34. 'Nature never did betray the heart that loved her' is a quotation from

  • W.Wordsworth
  • J.Brayon
  • P.Shelly
  • J.Keats

35. The book 'A Farewell to Arms' was written by

  • Charles Dickens
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Huxley

36. 'Ek Doctor Ki Maut' is a film directed by

  • Gautam Gosh
  • Tapan Sinha
  • Meera nair
  • Shyam Benegal

37. The book 'Satanic Verses' was written by

  • Gunnar Myrdal
  • William Golding
  • Salman Rushdie
  • Agatha Christie

38. Who has won the Gyan Peeth Award for her book 'Yama'?

  • Maheswari Devi
  • Asha Poorna Devi
  • Amrita Preetam
  • Mahadevi Verma

39. Which of the following Newspapers are published in Bengali Language?

  • Lok Satta
  • Pratap
  • Din Mani
  • Jugantar

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

  • Mohra
  • Krantiveer
  • 1942 - A Love Story
  • Charachar

41. Who has written the book 'The Famished Road'?

  • Ian Austin
  • V.S. Naipaul
  • Ben Okri
  • Zola Emile

42. Who has written the book 'Kashmir - Behind the Vale'?

  • L. Ramdas
  • Lt. Gen. Dipendra Singh
  • M. J. Akbar
  • Lt. Gen. S. Sardeshpande

43. Who is the author of the book 'No Full Stops in India'?

  • Raj Mohan Gandhi
  • Shyam lal
  • E.M. Forster
  • Mark Tully

44. Who directed the world famous film 'The Gandhi'?

  • Ben Kingsley
  • Satyajit Ray
  • Mrinal Sen
  • Richard Attenborough

45. Who is the author of 'Ashtadhyayi'?

  • Sumitranandan
  • Raj Anand
  • Panini
  • Gitta Piramal

46. 'Gita Govinda' is written by

  • Valmiki
  • Jaya Dev
  • Tulsidas
  • Sharan Gupta

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

  • Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Rajendra Prasad
  • Nelson Mandela

48. Who is the author of famous book 'The Judgement'?

  • Anthony Mascarenhasa
  • R. Vankataraman
  • Kuldip Nayar
  • Janardhan Turkur

49. The famous book 'Anna Karenina' written by ?

  • Boris Pasternak
  • Victor Hugo
  • Lewis Carroll
  • Leo Tolstoy

50. 'Neela Chand' which won the Vyas Samman for 1992 is written by

  • Shiv Prasad Singh
  • Subash Mukhopadhyay
  • Ram Vilas Sharma
  • Ramakant Rath

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