Friday 8 September 2023

Famous Books And Authors Gk Questions

Gk Questions on Famous Books and Authors for UPSC, SSC, RPSC, UPSC, and other competitive examinations.

1. Who is the author of the novel “Anna Karenina”?

a) Charles Dickens

b) Leo Tolstoy

c) Jane Austen

d) George Orwell

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Correct Answer: b) Leo Tolstoy

2. “Pride and Prejudice” is a famous novel penned by whom?

a) William Shakespeare

b) Jane Austen

c) Leo Tolstoy

d) Charles Dickens

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Correct Answer: b) Jane Austen

3. “Gulliver’s Travels” is an adventure novel written by which author?

a) George Orwell

b) Leo Tolstoy

c) Jonathan Swift

d) Charles Dickens

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Correct Answer: c) Jonathan Swift

4. Who wrote the tragedy “Hamlet”?

a) Charles Dickens

b) William Shakespeare

c) George Orwell

d) Jane Austen

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Correct Answer: b) William Shakespeare

5. Which of the following is a novel by Charles Dickens?

a) Pride and Prejudice

b) David Copperfield

c) Anna Karenina

d) Gulliver’s Travels

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Correct Answer: b) David Copperfield

6. Who is the author of the novel “Paradise Lost”?

a) John Milton

b) William Shakespeare

c) Jane Austen

d) Leo Tolstoy

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Correct Answer: a) John Milton

7. “The Merchant of Venice” is a famous play written by which playwright?

a) William Shakespeare

b) Charles Dickens

c) Leo Tolstoy

d) Jane Austen

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Correct Answer: a) William Shakespeare

8. Who authored “Meghdoot”?

a) Rabindranath Tagore

b) Kalidas

c) Chetan Bhagat

d) Jhumpa Lahiri

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Correct Answer: b) Kalidas

9. Who wrote “Buddhacharitam”?

a) Chetan Bhagat

b) Ashvaghosha

c) Arundhati Roy

d) Salman Rushdie

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Correct Answer: b) Ashvaghosha

10. Who authored “Humayunnama”?

a) Khushwant Singh

b) R.K. Narayan

c) Gulbadan Begum

d) Vikram Chandra

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Correct Answer: c) Gulbadan Begum

11. Who is credited with composing “Ashtadhyayi”?

a) Raja Rao

b) Ashvaghosha

c) Kalidas

d) Panini

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Correct Answer: d) Panini

12. Who wrote “Indica”?

a) Kamala Das

b) Aravind Adiga

c) Megasthenes

d) Anita Desai

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Correct Answer: c) Megasthenes

13. Who authored “Eternal India”?

a) Subhas Chandra Bose

b) Indira Gandhi

c) Jawaharlal Nehru

d) Sardar Patel

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Correct Answer: b) Indira Gandhi

14. Who wrote “Malgudi Days”?

a) R.K. Narayan

b) Jhumpa Lahiri

c) Ruskin Bond

d) Chetan Bhagat

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Correct Answer: a) R.K. Narayan

15. Who is the author of “Arthashastra,” also known as Chanakya?

a) R.K. Narayan

b) Chanakya

c) Amartya Sen

d) Shashi Tharoor

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Correct Answer: b) Chanakya

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