Books and Authors GK Questions with Answers

Books and Authors GK Quiz 2024

[1] Who is the Author of The Name of the Rose?

  1. A) John Steinbeck
  2. B) William Shakespeare
  3. C) Umberto Eco
  4. D) J K Rowling

Answer: C) Umberto Eco

[2] Who has written Shakuntala?

  1. A) Kalidasa
  2. B) Kabir
  3. C) Tulisidas
  4. D) None of these

Answer: A) Kalidasa

[3] Who among the following wrote the book Bahubivah?

  1. A) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  2. B) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
  3. C) Pandita Rambai
  4. D) Rabindranath Tagore

Answer: B) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

[4] The book ‘To Live or Not Live’ was written by

  1. A) V S Naipaul
  2. B) Alexandra Dumas
  3. C) George Elliot
  4. D) Nirad C Chaudhuri

Answer: D) Nirad C) Chaudhuri

[5] The Author of India Divided is

  1. A) Rajendra Prasad
  2. B) V V Giri
  3. C) F A Ahmed
  4. D) Zail Singh

Answer: A) Rajendra Prasad

[6] The author of Business @ Speed of Thought is

  1. A) Dick Fransis
  2. B) John Gray
  3. C) Bill Gates
  4. D) David Baldexi

Answer: C) Bill Gates

[7] In which languages did Jean Paul Sartre write his books?

  1. A) Greek
  2. B) French
  3. C) Spanish
  4. D) Russian

Answer: B) French

[8] Who wrote the line: ‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever’?

  1. A) John Keats
  2. B) Robert Browing
  3. C) P B Shelley
  4. D) William Wordsworth

Answer: A) John Keats

[9] ‘The Naked Face’, a very popular book is written by

  1. A) Dominique Lapierre
  2. B) Larry Collins
  3. C) Sidney Sheldon
  4. D) Juan Benet

Answer: C) Sidney Sheldon

[10] Who wrote the famous book – ‘We the people’?

  1. A) T N Kaul
  2. B) J R D Tata
  3. C) Khushwant Singh
  4. D) Nani Palkhivala

Answer: D) Nani Palkhivala

[11] Who among the following is the author of the book India Remembered?

  1. A) J K Rowling
  2. B) Robert Dallek
  3. C) Pamela Mountbatten
  4. D) Stephen Hawking

Answer: C) Pamela Mountbatten

[12] The book Prison Diary was written by

  1. A) Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. B) Morarji Desai
  3. C) Jai Prakash Narayan
  4. D) Atal Behari Vajpayee

Answer: C) Jai Prakash Narayan

[13] George Bernard Shaw, the great dramatist, was

  1. A) a Welsh
  2. B) an Irishman
  3. C) a Scotsman
  4. D) an Englishman

Answer: B) an Irishman

[14] My Life is the autobiography of

  1. A) APJ Abdul Kalam
  2. B) Rajendra Prasad
  3. C) Bill Clinton
  4. D) Hillary Clinton

Answer: C) Bill Clinton

[15] Author of Around the World in Eighty Days is

  1. A) William Shakespeare
  2. B) Richard
  3. C) U S Naipaul
  4. D) Jules Verne

Answer: D) Jules Verne

[16] The song Bande Mataram was originally composed in

  1. A) Assamese
  2. B) Bengali
  3. C) Hindi
  4. D) Sanskrit

Answer: D) Sanskrit

[17] Who among the following is a famous literary writer in English?

  1. A) Arun Shourie
  2. B) K A Abbas
  3. C) R K Laxman
  4. D) Kuldip Nagar

Answer: B) K A Abbas

[18] Who is the author of the book ‘Forbidden Verses’?

  1. A) Salman Rushdie
  2. B) Abu Nuwas
  3. C) Ms) Taslima Nasrin
  4. D) D H Lawrence

Answer: B) Abu Nuwas

[19] Who is the author of the book My Experiments with Truth?

  1. A) Winston Churchill
  2. B) James Morris
  3. C) Michael Anderson
  4. D) Mahatma Gandhi

Answer: D) Mahatma Gandhi

[20] Who is the father of English Poetry?

  1. A) Milton
  2. B) Wordsworth
  3. C) Chaucer
  4. D) Charles Dickens

Answer: C) Chaucer

[21] Which of the following books has been written by Vikram Seth?

  1. A) My God Died Young
  2. B) Islamic Bomb
  3. C) Look Back in Anger
  4. D) A Suitable Boy

Answer: D) A Suitable Boy

[22] ‘A Voice for Freedom’ is a book written by

  1. A) Corazon Aquino
  2. B) Nayantara Sahgal
  3. C) Aung San Suu Kyi
  4. D) Benazir Bhutto

Answer: B) Nayantara Sahgal

[23] Who is the author of the book ‘Nineteen Eighty Four’?

  1. A) Thomas Hardy
  2. B) Emile Zola
  3. C) George Orwell
  4. D) Walter Scott

Answer: C) George Orwell

[25] Shakespeare’s character named Beatrice appears in which play?

  1. A) The Tempest
  2. B) Othello
  3. C) Much Ado About Nothing
  4. D) A Midsummer Nights’ Dream

Answer: C) Much Ado About Nothing

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