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INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH

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  • Q1

               Who is considered the father of Indian English literature? 

    Mulk Raj Anand

    R.K. Narayan

    Raja Rao 

    Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

    60s
  • Q2

    Which Indian author won the Booker Prize for the novel "The God of Small Things"? 

    Amitav Ghosh  

    Arundhati Roy

    Salman Rushdie 

    Jhumpa Lahiri 

    60s
  • Q3

    Who wrote the novel "Midnight's Children," which won the Booker Prize in 1981?  

    Vikram Seth 

     Salman Rushdie

    Amitav Ghosh

    Anita Desai

    60s
  • Q4

    Which Indian poet and lyricist is known for his work in the Bollywood film industry and was also a Nobel laureate? 

    Rabindranath Tagore

     Vikram Seth

     R.K. Narayan

    Gulzard

    60s
  • Q5

    "Train to Pakistan" is a famous novel written by: 

    Raja Rao

    R.K. Narayan 

    Khushwant Singh

    Ruskin Bond

    60s
  • Q6

    Which Indian writer's real name is Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami?

    Mulk Raj Anand

    Salman Rushdie 

    R.K.Narayan

    Amitav Ghosh

    60s
  • Q7

    The novel "The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga is primarily set in which city in India? a)  b) c) d) 

    Mumbai

    New Delhi 

    Bangalore 

    Chennai

    60s
  • Q8

    Who is the author of the book "A Suitable Boy"? a)  b)c)  d) 

    Salman Rushdie

    Arundhati Roy 

    Amitav Ghosh

    Vikran seth

    60s
  • Q9

    "The Palace of Illusions" is a retelling of the Indian epic Mahabharata from the perspective of which character? 

    Draupadi

    Arjuna

    Bhishma

    Karna

    60s
  • Q10

    Which Indian author is known for the novel "Interpreterof Maladies," which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2000? a) b) 

    Arundhati Roy 

     Kiran Desai

    Jhumpa Lahiri

    Anita Desai 

    60s
  • Q11

    Who wrote the book "The Guide," which was lateradapted into a Bollywood movie starring Dev Anand?

    Aravind Adiga

    Khushwant Singh

    Mulk Raj Anand

    R.K. Narayan

    60s
  • Q12

    The novel "The Shadow Lines" was penned by which Indian author?

    Arundhati Roy 

    Amitav Ghosh

    Jhumpa Lahiri

    Salman Rushdie 

    60s
  • Q13

    Which Indian writer is known for the novel "The Great Indian Novel," a satirical retelling of the Indian epic Mahabharata? 

    Kiran Desai 

    Arundhati Roy

    ShashiTharoor

     Vikram Seth

    60s
  • Q14

    The novel "Untouchable" highlighting the plight ofthe Dalits was written by: 

    Anita Desai Answer

    Raja Rao

    Arundhati Roy

    Mulk Raj Anand

    60s
  • Q15

    Who authored the book "Inheritance of Loss," which won the Booker Prize in 2006? 

    Arundhati Roy

    Kiran Desai

    Amitav Ghosh 

    Jhumpa Lahiri

    60s

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