Indian Literature GK Questions

Q61. Total number of poems in the English version of the "Gitanjali" is
(A) 97
(B) 101
(C) 103
(D) 109

Q62. The last book authored by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was
(A) Ignited Minds
(B) Reignited Minds
(C) Wings of Fire
(D) Advantage India

Q63. The book "An Era of darkness - The British Empire in India", released in 2016, is written by
(A) Amartya Sen
(B) Shashi Tharoor
(C) N. Ram
(D) Taslima Nasrin

Q64. The Sahitya Akademi Awards are for how many Indian languages
(A) 22
(B) 23
(C) 24
(D) 25

Q65. In Hindi literature, the Adi kal or Vir-Gatha kal is started from the year
(A) 1020
(B) 1050
(C) 1125
(D) 1180

Q66. Ramcharitmanas was originally written in which language
(A) Maithili
(B) Awadhi
(C) Braj
(D) Bhojpuri

Q67. "Lone fox dancing" is the autobiography of which Indian writer
(A) Nirad C Chaudhary
(B) Mahesh Dattani
(C) Anita Desai
(D) Ruskin Bond

Q68. Who was the first recipient of the Sahitya Academi Award for English Literature
(A) Nayantara Sehgal
(B) R.K. Narayan
(C) Raja Rao
(D) Mulk Raj Anad

Q69. Who is the first Hindi poet to received Jnanpith Award
(A) Sumitranandan Pant
(B) Suryakant Tripathi
(C) Maithili Sharan Gupt
(D) Hazari Prasad Dwivedi

Q70. The ‘Fall of a Sparrow’ is the autobiography of
(A) Salim Ali
(B) Medha Patkar
(C) M. S. Swaminathan
(D) Sunderlal Bahuguna

Q71. Which Indian State Government annually presented the prestigious 'Kalidas Samman' award
(A) Bihar
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Uttar Pradesh

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