Books and Authors GK MCQs


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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. The author of the book "Glimpses of World History" is

  1. Mahatma Gandhi.
  2. Motilal Nehru.
  3. Indira Gandi.
  4. Jawaharlal Nehru.

Answer: (d) Jawaharlal Nehru.

Solution: It is an easy and simple account of World History. The 'Glimpses of the World History' is an account of the progress of the world through centuries and ages.

2. India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium is written by

  1. Shashi Tharoor.
  2. Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  3. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan.
  4. Manmohan Singh.

Answer: (c) Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan.

Solution: The book (India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium) was written in the year 1998, before Kalam's tenure as President. It is about Kalam's ideas for India's future and for developing India.

3. Who is the author of the 'New dimensions of India's foreign policy'?

  1. Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
  2. Rajiv Gandhi.
  3. Narendra Modi.
  4. Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Answer: (d) Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Solution: The book 'New dimensions of India's foreign policy,' is written by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former Prime Minister of India.

4. Which of the following book is written by R K Narayan?

  1. Worshipping False Gods.
  2. Without Fear or Favour.
  3. Waiting for the Mahatma.
  4. Voice of Conscience.

Answer: (c) Waiting for the Mahatma.

Solution: The reader will just think of Mahatma Gandhi as a human being first, and a freedom fighter next. The book 'Waiting for the Mahatma' is written by R. K. Narayan.

5. An idealist View of life is written by

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru.
  2. Mahatma Gandhi.
  3. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
  4. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Answer: (d) Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Solution: The book 'An idealist View of life' is written by former Indian President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.