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Static GK:Books and Authors, Test-1

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Question 1
Who is the author of the book 'The Coming Famine :The Global Food Crisis And What We Can Do To Avoid It' which predicts that the Earth will run out of food by 2050 if the world leaders don't act fast to ward-off this situation?
A
Robin Hahnel
B
Julian Cribb
C
Jeffrey 0 Sachs
D
Felipe B Larrain
Question 2
What is the name of autobiography released by the Spanish football player and Liverpool striker Fernando Torres?
A
The Game of My life
B
El Nino: My Story
C
Man and Bhoy
D
My World
Question 3
Famous film 'Slumdog Millionaire', which won eight Oscars, was based on the book written by
A
AravindAdiga
B
Mukul Sharma
C
VikasSwarup
D
ChetanBhagat
Question 4
The well-known book 'The Rediscovery of India' has been written by
A
Anita Desai
B
AravindAdiga
C
Meghnad Desai
D
Vikram Seth
Question 5
The well-known book 'The Argumentative Indian' is written by
A
Khushwant Singh
B
Robin Sharma
C
Pavan K Verma
D
AJnartyaSen
Question 6
The e-paper launched by the former Indian President Dr. Abdul Kalam is
A
Mission India
B
Billion Beats
C
Success Stories
D
Islands of Success
Question 7
Who has written the book, 'Gifted'?
A
Anita Desai
B
Shobha De
C
Nikita Lalvani
D
Indira Sinha
Question 8
Who among the following has written the book, Wings of Fire : An autobiography?
A
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
B
Shobha De
C
AtalBihari Vajpayee
D
KR Narayanan
Question 9
Who is the second person with Indian roots of the awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature after Tagore?
A
Arundhati Roy
B
Vikram Seth
C
VS Naipaul
D
None of these
Question 10
Famous book 'Two Lives' has been written by
A
Anurag Mathur
B
Arundhati Roy
C
Vikram Seth
D
Shiv Khera
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