Wednesday, 2 January 2019

General Knowledge Quiz 45: Literature Quiz

General Knowledge Quiz 45: Literature Quiz



1. Which is the highest award given for Malayalam literature by Kerala government?
Vayalar Award
Odakkuzhal award
Vallathol award
Ezhuthachan Award

2. What was the names of the Indian twin sisters in the Harry Potter series?
Padma and Parvati
Priya and Padma
Parvati and Priya
Pournami and Padma

3. Which word from the Harry Potter was included in the Oxford English Dictionary in 2003?
Horcrux
Wrock
Muggle
Hogwarts

4. Who created the Bengali private investigator Pradosh C Mitter or Feluda?
Bankimchandra Chatterjee
Satyajit Ray
Saratchandra Chattopadhyay
Tarashankar Badyopadhyay

5. Swami and Friends is the first of a trilogy of novels written by R. K. Narayan. Which famous English novelist suggested the title "Swami and Friends"?
George Orwell
James Joyce
Graham Greene
Aldous Huxley

6. Stalky & Co. is a collection of school stories. Who is the author?
R K Narayan
Ruskin Bond
Satyajit Ray
Rudyard Kipling

7. Who is the author of the book "Hajar Chaurashir Maa"?
Mahasweta Dev
Amrita Pritam
Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay
Bishnu Dey

8. In which one of the following books will you find Mano Majra, a fictional village on the border of Pakistan and India?
Train to Pakistan
Swami and Friends
The Other Side of Silence
A Bend in the Ganges

9. The Vyas Samman is awarded to the literary works in which Indian language?
Sanskrit
Hindi
Gujarati
Kannada

10. Raghupati Sahay became one of the most noted Urdu poets from India under a pen name. Do you know the pen name?
Mirza Ghalib
Firaq Gorakhpuri
Ali Sardar Jafri
Nida Fazli

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