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Indian Literature Quiz

Q16. What is the other pen name of Munshi Premchand
(A) Nawab Rai
(B) Dhanpat Das
(C) Gopal Sharma
(D) Prem Das

Q17. When the famous novel 'Godaan' of Munshi Premchand was first published
(A) 1930
(B) 1936
(C) 1940
(D) 1942

Q18. Which Bengali poet is also known as 'Bidrohi Kobi (Rebel Poet)' during independence movement
(A) Jibanananda Das
(B) Rabindranath Tagore
(C) Kazi Nazrul Islam
(D) Daulat Qazi

Q19. Who wrote the the National Anthem of Bangladesh's 'Amar Shonar Bangla'
(A) Kazi Nazrul Islam
(B) Michael Madhusudan Dutt
(C) Faraaz Kazi
(D) Rabindranath Tagore



Q20. Indian origin writer V S Naipaul  won the Nobel Prize in Literature in the year
(A) 1998
(B) 2001
(C) 2003
(D) 2008

Q21. The nationality of V S Naipaul is
(A) Indian
(B) British
(C) American
(D) Brazilian

Q22. Who is the first winner of Sahitya Akademi Award for Hindi
(A) Acharya Narendra Dev
(B) Nagendra
(C) Makhanlal Chaturvedi
(D) Amritlal Nagar

Q23. Who is the first woman to receive Sahitya Academy Award
(A) Mahasweta Devi
(B) Bani Basu
(C) Ashapoorna Devi
(D) Amrita Pritam

Q24. In which year the Jnanpith Award was first awarded
(A) 1965
(B) 1970
(C) 1972
(D) 1962

Q25. Who is the author of the book 'The Shadow Lines'
(A) Vikram Seth
(B) R.K. Narayan
(C) Amitav Ghosh
(D) Rohinton Mistry



Q26. The first English translation of the Bhagavad Gita was done by
(A) Charles Wilkins
(B) William Jones
(C) Warren Hastings
(D) Henry Thomas Colebrooke

Q27. How many chapters are in Bhagavad Gita
(A) 12
(B) 15
(C) 18
(D) 21

Q28. In which year Bhagavad Gita was first translated to English
(A) 1780
(B) 1785
(C) 1812
(D) 1830

Q29. Who wrote the famous novel 'Anandamath'
(A) Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
(B) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) Michael Madhusudan Dutt

Q30. 'The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian' is an autobiography of
(A) Inder Kumar Gujral
(B) Nirad C. Chaudhuri
(C) Mahatma Gandhi
(D) Jawaharlal Nehru


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