Thursday 22 December 2016

Literary Quiz (Books Quiz) 9

Literature Quiz 9

1. Great American Novel and a treasure of world literature. The story tells the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael, and his voyage on the whaleship Pequod. Name the book
Treasure Island
Moby Dick
Sindbad the Sailor
20000 Leagues Under the Sea

2. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is the story of a monster which is considered to be one of the earliest science fiction. Do you know the author of the book?
Mary Shelley
P.B Shelley
Stephen King
R.L Stine

3. An Indian writer in English, notable for his depiction of the lives of the poorer castes in traditional Indian society and known as India’s Charles Dickens. Who is he?
Ruskin Bond
Vikram Seth
R.K Narayan
Mulk Raj Anand

4. Oedipus is a name immortalized forever in psychoanalytic theory, by Sigmund Freud for Oedipus complex. Who wrote the Greek Drama of Oedipus Rex?

5. He is a not the hero of our story, but the villain who is the leader of a gang of children whom he teaches to make their livings by pick pocketing and other criminal activities in exchange for a roof over their heads. Who is he?
Captain Hook

6. Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and Jacob Marley are all characters from a famous Dickens novel. Name the novel
Christmas Carol
A Tale of Two Cities
Oliver Twist
Pickwick Pepper

7. A book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre, it describes the events in the Indian independence movement in 1947-48.
India Wins Freedom
The Freedom Struggle
Freedom at Midnight
Long Walk To Freedom

8. An Indian author of British descent, he is a recipient of Padma Shri and Padmabhushan. In 1992 he received the Sahitya Akademi award for English writing, for his short stories collection, "Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra". Who is he?
Mulk Raj Anand
R.K Narayan
Vikram Seth
Ruskin Bond

9. This book is written by India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru during his imprisonment in 1942-1946 at Ahmednagar. Can you name it?
Discovery of India
Glimpses of World History
Letters From: A Father To His Daughter
Words Of Freedom: Ideas Of A Nation

10. India Wins Freedom is an autobiographical narrative of India’s freedom struggle. Who is the author?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Mahatma Gandhi
Lala Lajpat Rai
Maulan Abul Kalam Azad

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