Online General Knowledge Test On Books And Authors - 3

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  • 1. 

    Who is the Father of English Poetry?

    • A.

      Charles Dickens

    • B.

      Milton

    • C.

      Wordsworth

    • D.

      Chaucer

    Correct Answer
    D. Chaucer
    Explanation
    Chaucer is considered the Father of English Poetry because he is widely regarded as the first major poet to write in English. His most famous work, "The Canterbury Tales," is a collection of stories written in Middle English, which helped establish English as a legitimate literary language. Chaucer's innovative use of vernacular language and his influence on subsequent English poets make him a significant figure in the development of English poetry.

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  • 2. 

    Na Khatma Hone Wali Kahani is the autobiography of

    • A.

      T.N.Sheshan

    • B.

      Ambitabh Bachchan

    • C.

      Sonia Gandhi

    • D.

      V.P.Singh

    Correct Answer
    D. V.P.Singh
    Explanation
    "Na Khatma Hone Wali Kahani" is the title of an autobiography, and the correct answer is V.P. Singh.

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  • 3. 

    Who wrote the original Panchatantra?

    • A.

      Vishnu Sharma

    • B.

      Kalidasa

    • C.

      Tulsi Das

    • D.

      Samudra Gupta

    Correct Answer
    A. Vishnu Sharma
    Explanation
    Vishnu Sharma is the correct answer because he is widely believed to be the author of the original Panchatantra. The Panchatantra is a collection of ancient Indian fables that are known for their moral and practical teachings. Vishnu Sharma is credited with writing these fables, which have been passed down through generations and translated into various languages. His work has had a significant influence on storytelling and moral education in many cultures.

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  • 4. 

    The book The Players of the Past has been written by

    • A.

      David Candena

    • B.

      M.N.Srinivas

    • C.

      K.A.Abbas

    • D.

      Khushwant Singh

    Correct Answer
    A. David Candena
  • 5. 

    Who are The Little People of the Rocks, who Mowgli uses against the Red Dogs?

    • A.

      Snakes

    • B.

      Bees

    • C.

      A kind of Indian fairy

    • D.

      A neighbouring wolf pack

    Correct Answer
    B. Bees
    Explanation
    In Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book," the Little People of the Rocks refer to bees. Mowgli, the main character, uses the bees as a weapon against the Red Dogs, which are a pack of wild dogs. The bees swarm and sting the dogs, driving them away and protecting Mowgli. Bees are known for their ability to defend themselves and their hive, making them a formidable force against the Red Dogs.

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  • 6. 

    'Mirchchhakatika' was written by

    • A.

      Vikramaditya

    • B.

      Shudraka

    • C.

      Kalhana

    • D.

      Banabhatta

    Correct Answer
    B. Shudraka
    Explanation
    'Mirchchhakatika' is a Sanskrit play that was written by Shudraka. It is one of the most celebrated classical Indian dramas and is known for its witty dialogues and engaging plot. Shudraka, the author of this play, is believed to have lived during the 5th century CE.

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  • 7. 

    The famous book 'Anandmath' was authored by

    • A.

      Sarojini Naidu

    • B.

      Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya

    • C.

      Sri Aurobindo

    • D.

      Rabindrnath Tagore

    Correct Answer
    B. Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya. Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya was the author of the famous book 'Anandmath'. This book, written in Bengali, is a historical novel that depicts the events of the Sannyasi Rebellion in the late 18th century. It is considered one of the most influential works in Indian literature and played a significant role in the Indian independence movement. Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya was a prominent writer and nationalist figure in India during the late 19th century.

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  • 8. 

    Who is the author of famous statement: "That Government is the best which governs least"?

    • A.

      Herbert Spencer

    • B.

      Harold Laski

    • C.

      Alexis De Tocqueville

    • D.

      Henry David Thoreau

    Correct Answer
    D. Henry David Thoreau
    Explanation
    Henry David Thoreau is the author of the famous statement "That Government is the best which governs least." Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher who believed in individualism and self-reliance. He advocated for limited government interference in people's lives and believed that individuals should have the freedom to govern themselves. Thoreau's statement reflects his belief in minimal government intervention and the importance of personal freedom and autonomy.

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  • 9. 

    Who wrote the book 'Reminiscences of the Nehru Age'?

    • A.

      C.D.Deshmukh

    • B.

      Dr. P.C.Alexander

    • C.

      O.P.Mathai

    • D.

      S.C. Rajagopalachari

    Correct Answer
    C. O.P.Mathai
    Explanation
    O.P. Mathai wrote the book 'Reminiscences of the Nehru Age'.

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  • 10. 

    Aurobindo was the author of

    • A.

      Discovery of India

    • B.

      Hindu view of life

    • C.

      Yogashastra

    • D.

      Savitri

    Correct Answer
    D. Savitri
    Explanation
    Aurobindo was the author of Savitri, which is a philosophical epic poem. It explores various aspects of human consciousness and spirituality. The poem is considered to be one of Aurobindo's major works and is known for its profound and mystical themes. It delves into the journey of the soul and the transformation of human life. Aurobindo's writing style in Savitri is rich and poetic, making it a significant contribution to Indian literature.

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