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Who wrote the book, Everybody Loves a Good Drought?

  • Mark Tully
  • Dileep Padgaonkar
  • N. Ram
  • P. Sainath
  • Correct Option: D  [ P. Sainath ]

    Remark: Everybody Loves a Good Drought is a book, by Palagummi Sainath, about his research findings of poverty in the rural districts of India. The book won him the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2007.

Who is the author of the book 'Rajatarangini'?

  • Banabhatta
  • Kalhana
  • Kalidasa
  • Somadeva
  • Correct Option: B  [ Kalhana ]

    Remark:

Writer of the famous book, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

  • Maya Angelou
  • JK Rowlings
  • Joyce Meyers
  • Arundhati Roy
  • Correct Option: A  [ Maya Angelou ]

    Remark:

Which is the oldest text in India ?

  • Yajur Veda
  • Atharva Veda
  • Rig Veda
  • Sama Veda
  • Correct Option: C  [ Rig Veda ]

    Remark:

Who is the author of 'A Suitable Boy'?

  • Vikram Seth
  • Chetan Bhagat
  • Nirad C. Chaudhari
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • Correct Option: A  [ Vikram Seth ]

    Remark:

The autobiography of former Chief Justice of India, Sri Ranjan Gogoi, is titled:

  • The Man and the Judges
  • Before Memory Fades
  • Justice for the Judge
  • In Pursuit of Justice
  • Correct Option: C  [ Justice for the Judge ]

    Remark:

Who wrote Train to Pakistan:

  • Amit Choudhury
  • Khushwant Singh
  • Arundhati Roy
  • Salman Rushdie
  • Correct Option: B  [ Khushwant Singh ]

    Remark:

The author of 'Bisarjan' is

  • Jagadish Chandra Bose
  • Rabindranath Tagore
  • Kailash Chandra Singha
  • Kanchan Prava Devi
  • Correct Option: B  [ Rabindranath Tagore ]

    Remark:

Which of the following books is written by Rabindranath Tagore ?

  • Anand Math
  • Chidambara
  • Raktakarabi
  • Durgeshnandini
  • Correct Option: C  [ Raktakarabi ]

    Remark:

The author of 'Spain in My Heart' is :

  • Pablo Neruda
  • C P Snow
  • Haruki Murakami
  • Salman Rushdie
  • Correct Option: A  [ Pablo Neruda ]

    Remark: