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. India: From Midnight to the Millennium is written by

  1. Pranab Mukherjee.
  2. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
  3. Shashi Tharoor.
  4. Kiran Bedi.

Answer: (c) Shashi Tharoor.

Solution: The book (India: From Midnight to the Millennium), is written in 1997. The book talks about caste, democracy in India, Indira Gandhi, the partition of India, and its transition from a socialist economy to a free market economy.

2. Which of the following book is written by V.S. Naipaul?

  1. Midnight's children.
  2. My Truth.
  3. Million Mutinies Now.
  4. Meghdoot.

Answer: (c) Million Mutinies Now.

Solution: The book Million Mutinies Now is a travelogue written during the author's sojourn in his ancestral land of India and published in 1990.

3. Who is the author of the book 'My Truth'?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi.
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru.
  3. Indira Gandhi.
  4. Sonia Gandhi.

Answer: (c) Indira Gandhi.

Solution: The book My Truth is written by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, about the story of her life in her own words.

4. The book 'Post office' is written by

  1. Kalidas.
  2. Premchand.
  3. Rabindranath Tagore.
  4. Jayaprakash Narayan.

Answer: (c) Rabindranath Tagore.

Solution: The book Post office was written in 1912. The book talks about Amal, a child confined to his adoptive uncle's home by an incurable disease.

5. Panchatantra is written by

  1. Vishnu Sharma.
  2. Amrita Pritam.
  3. Premchand.
  4. Jayaprakash Narayan.

Answer: (a) Vishnu Sharma.

Solution: Panchatantra is an ancient Indian collection of interrelated animal fables in Sanskrit verse and prose, arranged within a frame story and written by Pandit Vishnu Sharma, a Hindu scholar around 200 BC.