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Arts and Literature – Questions and Answers

Books in Economics

  1. Choice of Technique – Amartya Sen
  2. Development as Freedom – Amartya Sen
  3. Poverty and Famine – Amartya Sen
  4. Employment : Aspects of planning in under development countries – K.N. Raj
  5. Communist Manifesto – Karl Max and Fredrik Engels
  6. Das Capital – Karl Max
  7. Wealth of Nations – Adam Smith
  8. The Affluent Society – J.K.Galbraith
  9. Asian Drama – Gunner Myrdal

Pen Names

  1. Boz – Charles Dickens
  2. Lewis Carrol – Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
  3. Elia – Charles Lamb
  4. Geoffrey Crayon – Washington Irving
  5. Chanakya – Jawaharlal Nehru
  6. Silence Dogood – Benjamin Franklin
  7. George Eliot – Mary Ann Evans
  8. O. Henry – William Sydney Porter
  9. Abu Nuwas – Al-Ḥasan ibn Hani al-Ḥakami
  10. Saki – Hector Hugh Munro
  11. Voltaire – Francois-Marie Arouet
  12. Mary Westmacott – Agatha Christie
  13. Ellis Bell – Emiley Bronte
  14. Mark Twain – Samuel Clements
  15. G.B.S – George Bernard Shaw
  16. Maxim Gorky – Alexei Maximovich Peshkov
  17. George Orwell – Eric Arthur Blair

Books Written by Indian Presidents

Pranab Mukherjee

  • The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years
  • Midterm Poll
  • Beyond survival : Emerging Dimensions of Indian Economy
  • Challenges Before the Nation
  • Saga of Struggle and Sacrifice
  • Off the Track

Dr. Rajendra Prasad

  • India Divided
  • Satyagraha at Champaran
  • Atmakatha (Autobiography)

Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

  • Indian Philosophy
  • The Hindu view of life
  • An Idealist view of life

Dr. Zakir Hussain

  • The Bravest Goat in the world
  • The Dynamic University
  • Blowing hot, Blowing cold

V.V. Giri

  • Job of Millions
  • Voice of Conscience
  • My life and Times

K.R. Narayanan

  • Images and Insights
  • Nehru and his vision
  • India and America : essays in understanding

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

  • Wings of Fire
  • Ignited Minds
  • Indomitable Spirit
  • Inspiring thoughts
  • Guiding Souls
  • The Luminous Sparks
  • India 2020 : A Vision for the New Millennium
  • Turning Points : A journey through Challenges
  • Without fear or favour – Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
  • My Presidential Year – R. Venkata Raman
  • Horizons of Indian Education – Shankar Dayal Sharma

Musical Instrument players

  • Bismillah Khan – Shehnai
  • Zakir Hussain – Tabla
  • Amjad Ali Khan – Sarod
  • Pandit Ravi Sankar – Sitar
  • Ronu Majumdar – Flute
  • Kudamaloor Janardhanan – Flute
  • S. Balachander – Veena
  • Johar Ali Khan – Voilin
  • Palaghat Mani Iyer – Mridangam
  • Mavelikkara Velukkutty Nair – Mridangam

Musicians and Dancers

Bharatanatyam

  • Mrinalini Sarabhai
  • Rukmini Devi Arundale
  • Padma Subrahmanyam
  • Alarmel Valli
  • Chitra Visweswaran

Kuchipudi & Bharatanatyam

  • Yamini Krishnamoorthy
  • Shobana Naidu
  • Mallika Sarabhai

Odissi

  • Madhavi Mugal
  • Sonal Mansingh
  • Kelucharan Mohapatra
  • Sujatha Mohapatra
  • Sanjukta Panigrahi
  • Sharmila Biswas

Hindustani Music

  • Bhimsen Joshi
  • Abdul Karim Khan
  • Parveen Sultana
  • Amir Khusrow
  • Pandit Jasraj

Carnatic Music

  • Swathi Thirunal
  • Neyyattinkara Vasudevan
  • Balamurali Krishna
  • Semmangudi R. Srinivasa Iyer
  • Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar
  • Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar

Ghazal

  • Ghulam Ali
  • Jagjit Singh
  • Ustad Amanat Ali Khan
  • Mehdi Hassan
  • Pankaj Udhas
  • Begum Akhtar
  • Birju Maharaj
  • Shovana Narayan

  1. The book ‘Broken Wings’ was written by – Sarojini Naidu
  2. Who wrote Ramacharitmanasam – Tulsidas
  3. Who is the author of the book Death of a City – Amrita Pritham
  4. The first cotton mill in India was setup in Calcutta in – – 1818
  5. The novel ‘Gora’ is written by – Rabindranath Tagore
  6. Oru Desathinte Katha – the famous Malayalam novel has been written by – S.K. Pottakkadu
  7. “Who lives if India dies?; Who dies if India lives” :: Who said these? – Jawaharlal Nehru
  8. ‘A thing of beauty is joy for ever’. Who said these words? – John Keats
  9. Who created the character Harry Potter – J.K. Rowling
  10. Who wrote ‘Crime and Punishment’ – Dostoevsky
  11. Victor Hugo wrote – Les Miserables
  12. Who wrote ‘Alice in Wonderland’ – Lewis Carroll
  13. Who is author of Gullivers Travels – Jonathan Swift
  14. Whose autobiography is Wings of Fire – A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  15. Who is the author of ‘Malgudi Days’ – R.K. Narayan
  16. The popular novel, “The Suitable Boy” was written by – Vikram Seth
  17. Who is the author of ‘Satanic Verses’ – Salman Rushdie
  18. Who was Panini – Grammarian
  19. Who is the author of Silappathikaram – Ilango Adikal
  20. Who is the author of ‘Discovery of India’ – Jawaharlal Nehru
  21. Who wrote ‘Sahitya Vicharam’ – M.P.Paul
  22.  Name the dictionary compiled by R.Narayana Panicker – Navayuga Bhasha Dictionary.
  23. Which is the first encyclopaedia in Malayalam language – The Encyclopaedia of ‘Balan Publications’.
  24. Who wrote ‘Ottanottathil – Joseph Mundassery.
  25. Name the famous Malayalam literary figure known as ‘Kerala Panini’ – A.R.Rajaraja Varma
  26. Who wrote ‘Keshaveeyam’ – K.C. Keshava Pillai
  27. Who wrote ‘Cherukatha Prasthanam’ – M.P. Paul
  28. Who is known as the ‘Devout Poet’ of the ancient period – Poonthanam
  29. Which novel by Thakazhi gained him Vayalar Award – Kayar (Coir)
  30. Who wrote the novel “Nellu” – P. Valsala
  31. Who wrote ‘Ummachu’ – Uroob
  32. Who wrote ‘Rasnadippodi’ – Veloor Krishnan Kutty.
  33. ‘Salaam America’ was written by – Zachariah.
  34. ‘Kamsa’ was written by – Unnikrishnan Puthoor
  35. ‘Nalamathe Aani’ was written by – Anand
  36. With which instrument is Ustad Vilayat Khan associated – Sitar
  37. Name the first ever film to be made in Sanskrit – Adi Sankaracharya
  38. Among the works of Kumaran Asan, which was published first? – Veenapoovu
  39. Who is writer of Life Divine? – Aurobindo Ghosh
  40. Who is the author of book “One day Wonder”? – Sunil Gavaskar
  41. Monsoon Wedding is a? – Cinema
  42. Rukmani Devi Anudale is related to? – Dancing
  43. Who was the author of Aithihyamala? – Kottarathil Sankunni
  44. Higher than hope is a book written by – Fatima Meer
  45. The Olympics : A history of the modern games written by – Allen Guttmann
  46. An approved History of the Olympic games written by – Henry Bell
  47. Highlights of the Olympics : From ancient to the present written by – John Durant
  48. Who wrote the travelogues Indonesian Diary and Nile Diary? – SK. Pottekkatt
  49. Who composed the music for the film Chemmeen: – Salil Chaudhury
  50. Father of Indian Painting – Nandalal Bose
  51. Father of modern painting in Kerala – K.C.S. Paniker 
  52. Father of symbolism – Salvador Dali
  53. Indian Picasso / Barefoot Painter – M.F. Hussain
  54. King of shadows – Rembrandt
  55. The master of colours – S.H. Raza
  56. Beard Painter – Michelangelo
  57. Female Trinity of Carnatic Music – D.K. Pattammal, M.L.V. Vasantha Kumari, M.S. Subbulakshmi 
  58. Trinity of Carnatic Music – Shyama Shasthrikal, Thyaga Rajan, Muthuswami Diksitar
  59. Grandsire  of Modern Carnatic Music (Pitamaha) – Semmangudi R. Srinivasa Iyer
  60. Queen of Indian stage – K.B. Sundarambal 

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