The Indian Literature Quiz! Trivia Facts

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The Indian literature quiz trivia facts. The people of India have a diverse culture made up of some myths and actual truths about their history and religion. This culture has had a hand in some of the literature works coming from the area for the longest time. Are you an avid reader and think you know most of the books ever written? Do you know who wrote the Gitanjali? This quiz will tell you just how much of a literature geek you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is the belief of the Indians where the soul of a person after death returns to the Earth in the body of another person, an animal, or even a plant.
    • A. 

      Caste System

    • B. 

      Suttee

    • C. 

      Reincarnation

  • 2. 
    He is known as an Indian God of creation.
    • A. 

      Vishnu

    • B. 

      Brahma

    • C. 

      Shiva

  • 3. 
    It is said to contain the first fables ever written.
    • A. 

      Panchatantra

    • B. 

      Vedas

    • C. 

      Sanskrit

  • 4. 
    He is known as the Indian Shakespeare.
    • A. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • B. 

      Kalidasa

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

  • 5. 
    He was an Indian writer being awarded a Noble Prize for Literature in 1913.
    • A. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • B. 

      Kalidasa

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

  • 6. 
    It was an Indian epic written by Maharshi Valmiki.
    • A. 

      Ramayana

    • B. 

      Mahabharata

    • C. 

      Sanskrit

  • 7. 
    Who wrote “Shakuntala”?
    • A. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • B. 

      Kalidasa

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

  • 8. 
    Who wrote “Gitanjali”?
    • A. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • B. 

      Kalidasa

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

  • 9. 
    It is regarded as the Holy book of the Indians.
    • A. 

      Ramayana

    • B. 

      Mahabharata

    • C. 

      Vedas

  • 10. 
    She is regarded as the perfect symbol of wifely devotion and self – sacrifice for the beloved in the epic Ramayana.
    • A. 

      Sita

    • B. 

      Vishnu

    • C. 

      Krishna

  • 11. 
    This book means “knowledge.”
    • A. 

      Panchatantra

    • B. 

      Sama - Veda

    • C. 

      Vedas

  • 12. 
    This refers to the Book of Hymns.
    • A. 

      Yajur - Veda

    • B. 

      Sama - Veda

    • C. 

      Rig - Veda

  • 13. 
    This refers to the Book of Spells.
    • A. 

      Yajur - Veda

    • B. 

      Atharva - Veda

    • C. 

      Sama - Veda

  • 14. 
    It is known as India’s ancestral language.
    • A. 

      Veda

    • B. 

      Indian

    • C. 

      Sanskrit

  • 15. 
    It is considered as the greatest epic of India written by Vyasa.
    • A. 

      Ramayana

    • B. 

      Mahabharata

    • C. 

      Panchatantra

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