1. Which Indian collection of tales is also known as ‘The Fables of Bidpai’ in another form?
2. In which script of Punjabi is the ‘Guru Granth Sahib’ written?
3. In which novel do the characters ‘Railway Raju’ and ‘Rosie’ appear as the main people in the story?
4. One of his biographies is called ‘His Majesty’s Opponent’. Whose?
5. Who was the first Indian woman to receive the Sahitya Akademi Award for her work ‘Sunehe’?
6. Who is famous for translating some of Mahatma Gandhi’s work as well as writing a book ‘Day to Day with Gandhi’ (in diary form)?
7. Who wrote the book ‘Devi Chaudhurani’ which was later made into a movie starring Suchitra Sen?
8. Name the book, a collection of lectures by Rabindranath Tagore, which also includes a conversation with Albert Einstein.
9. What is the pen name of R.Krishnamurthy, the author of ‘Ponniyin Selvan’?
10. Which great Telugu author is also known as ‘Gadhya Thikkana’?
3. The Guide.
4. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
5. Amrita Pritam.
6. Mahadev Desai.
7. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay.
8. The Religion of Man.
10. Kandukuri Veeresalingam.
1. This declaration was authored by George Mason and Thomas Lee, and provided the foundation for the United States Declaration of Independence. Even though this declaration was restricted to one state in the US, it was used for declaring the inherent rights on mankind in general. The well known rights of ‘life’ and ‘liberty’ were inspired from here. Which declaration are we referring to?
2. This movie was directed by Ernest Schoedsack of King Kong fame. Released in 1940 and distributed by Paramount Pictures, it was the first science fiction film to use Technicolor. The movie shares its name with a character in X-men, and was well known for the portrayal of the character ‘Mary Robinson’. Name the movie.
3. Born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1929, she became famous after her death due to her writings published posthumously. Her middle name was Marie. Her writings were first popularized by author Meyer Levin in his autobiography ‘The Obsession’. Time magazine once included her in the lost of most important people of the century. Who are we talking about?
4. Originally established in 1865 in Tennessee, US – it’s name literally means ‘Circle of Brothers’. Nathan Forrest was one of their more well known leaders. Classified as a ‘hate group’, they are known for their outlandish outfits. It is declared as a terrorist organization in some states of the US. Name the organization.
5. An English actor primarily known for his portrayal of villains, he was born with the first name Leslie in London, UK. He is famous for playing the role of a villain in a James Bond movie starring Roger Moore as well as Hitler in the series ‘War and Remembrance’. He also appeared in two Stanley Kubrick movies. Name the actor.
1. Virginia Declaration of Rights.
3. Anne Frank.
4. Ku Klux Klan (KKK).
5. Steven Berkoff.