Books and Authors GK MCQs


Q&A Type:MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
Main Topic:General Knowledge.
Sub-topic:Books and Authors.
Number of Questions:5 Questions with Answers.

Books and Authors MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with answers for various state competitive exams and UPSC civil services Exams. Learn and prepare Objective type Questions on Books and Authors.

1. Who is the Indian author of the famous book "Broken Wings"?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru.
  2. Sarojini Naidu.
  3. Shashi Tharoor.
  4. Kiran Bedi.

Answer: (b) Sarojini Naidu.

Solution: The "Broken Wings" is a compilation of poems. It was originally published in 1917. The author Sarojini Naidu is an Indian political activist and poet. She wrote poems on love, death, and destiny.

2. Anandamath is a novel written by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in 1882. It is based on the events of

  1. Sannyasi Rebellion.
  2. Paika Rebellion.
  3. Chakma rebellion.
  4. Kol Rebellion.

Answer: (a) Sannyasi Rebellion.

Solution: Anandamath is based on Sannyasi Rebellion, which took place in the late 18th century in Bengal.

3. Which of the following book is written by Rabindranath Tagore?

  1. Conquest of self.
  2. Area of darkness.
  3. Chandalika.
  4. Eternal India.

Answer: (c) Chandalika.

Solution: Chandalika is a story of a girl from an untouchable caste and the struggles and rejections faced by her.

4. Fall of a Sparrow is written by

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
  2. Amrita Pritam.
  3. Salman Rushdie.
  4. Salim Ali.

Answer: (d) Salim Ali.

Solution: Fall of a Sparrow is an autobiography. The author narrates a story that is packed with adventure in the outdoors.

5. Who is the author of the well-known book "Hind Swaraj"?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru.
  2. Mahatma Gandhi.
  3. Dadabhai Naoroji.
  4. Rabindranath Tagore.

Answer: (b) Mahatma Gandhi.

Solution: The purpose of the book was to say that Swaraj had to be the welfare of the whole people to be attained through the principle of Swadeshi.