Literature Quiz 23

Literature Quiz 23

Literature Quiz

1. “Haroun and the Sea of Stories” is a 1990 children’s book by a famous writer. Name the writer

Salman Rushdie
J K Rowling
Ruskin Bond
Enid Blyton

2. Name the Indian environmental activist who wrote “Making Peace with the Earth”

Sunita Narain
Vandana Shiva
Maneka Gandhi
Norma Alvares

3. “Nine Hours to Rama” is a novel with Mahatma Gandhi’s murder as the central plot. Do you know who wrote it?

Stanely Wolpert
Ramachandra Guha
Romain Rolland
Stephen King

4. This award is given to the most distinguished American picture book for children

Caldecott Medal
Frost Medal
Hugo Award
Pushkart Prize

5. Which one of the following is NOT a Japanese literary award?

Naoki Prize
Akutagawa Prize
Noma Prize
Kyoto Prize

6. “India After Nehru” is written by

Kuldip Nayar
Ramachandra Guha
Bimal Jalan
Amit Bargaria

7. “The Trial of God” is a play about a fictional trial calling God as the defendant written by an Jewish-American writer who is a Holocaust survivor and recipient of Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. Who is he?

Norman Mailer
Elie Wiesel
Joseph Heller
Saul Bellow

8. This Canadian-American writer who is a recipient of Nobel Prize for Literature and Pulitzer Prize (both in 1976) is the only writer to receive National Book Award for Fiction three times.

Alice Munro
Saul Bellow
Earnest Hemingway
Albert Camus

9. The Oscar winning movie “Slumdog Millionaire” is based on a book “Q & A”. Who is the author of the book?

Vikram Seth
Vikas Swarup
V S Naipaul
Danny Boyle

10. “the Calcutta Chromosome” written by and Indian writer is a medical thriller that won Arthur C Clarke Award in 1997. Who is the author?

Vikram Seth
Aravind Adiga
Rohinton Mistry
Amitav Ghosh

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