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 author of 'Malavikagnimitram'?

  1. Amrita Pritam.
  2. Kalidas.
  3. Premchand.
  4. R. K. Narayan.

Answer: (b) Kalidas.

Solution: This book 'Malavikagnimitram' written by Kalidas tells the story of the love of Agnimitra, the Shunga Emperor at Vidisha, for the beautiful handmaiden of his chief queen.

2. The famous 'Ramcharitmanas' is written by

  1. Kalidas.
  2. Tulsidas.
  3. Premchand.
  4. Satyajit Ray.

Answer: (b) Tulsidas.

Solution: The word 'Ramcharitmanas' literally means "Lake of the deeds of Rama". It was composed by the 16th-century Indian bhakti poet Tulsidas.

3. Who is the author of the book 'Passage to England'?

  1. Satyajit Ray.
  2. Nirad C Chaudhuri.
  3. Mahatma Gandhi.
  4. Dadabhai Naoroji.

Answer: (b) Nirad C Chaudhuri.

Solution: The book Passage to England is about the impressions of English life and culture by an Indian writer, who visited England for the first time at the age of 57.

4. A Secular Agenda is written by

  1. Vikram Seth.
  2. Abul Fazal.
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru.
  4. Arun Shourie.

Answer: (d) Arun Shourie.

Solution: The book explains how secularism needs to be followed in India by covering all the contentious issues facing the nation.

5. Who is the author of the book 'Ain-i-Akbari'?

  1. Salim Ali.
  2. Salman Rushdie.
  3. Abul Kalam Azad.
  4. Abul Fazal.

Answer: (d) Abul Fazal.

Solution: The book mentions the Mughal Empire administration under Emperor Akbar.