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Author of the book “Half - Lion: How P.V Narasimha Rao Transformed India” is?
  • M.V.S. Prasad
  • P.V. Prabhakar Rao
  • Vinay Sitapati
  • Aravind Adiga
  • Maninder Singh Bitta
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Which of the following books is written by Mahasweta Devi [who passed away recently]
  • Mother of 1084
  • The Queen of Jhansi
  • The why-why Girl
  • Agnigarbha
  • All the above
Explanation   

Mahasweta Devi was a Bengali writer and a social activist, she fight for the rights of trebles and other deprived classes.

Mother of 1084 = Hajar Churashir Maa [in Bengali]

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Author of the book “Who Moved My Interest Rate” is
  • Subir Gokarn
  • Duvvuri Subbarao
  • Y. Venugopal Reddy
  • Raghuram Rajan
  • C. Rangarajan
Explanation   

Duvvuri Subbarao is a former RBI Governor; in this book he revealed how political leaders compelled him to change Bank Rates of RBI.

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Author of the book “Courage & Commitment: An Autobiography” is
  • Margaret Alva
  • Margaret Atwood
  • Arvin Adhika
  • Sundar Pichai
  • Gk.Pillai
Explanation   

Margaret Alva is a senior congress leader. Former Governor of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.

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Famous book “A Brief History of Time”written by?
  • Albert Einstein
  • Thomas Edison
  • Newton
  • Stephen Hawking
  • None of the above
Explanation   

Stephen Hawking is a famous scientist, in this book he described about Big Bang Theory and Black Hole Theory.

The book ‘The Great Design’ is also written by him.

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Author of the book “Ringside with Vijender” is?
  • Gopala Krishna
  • Vijender
  • Narsing Yadav
  • RudraNeil senGupta
  • None of the above
Explanation   

Writer described his life and how Vijender Singh became a boxer.

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Which book is to be released by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella?
  • Refresh
  • My Journey
  • Hit Refresh
  • East and West
  • Refreshing Myself
Explanation   

Satya Nadella is Micro Soft CEO.

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Author of the Book “The Vegetarian” is?
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar
  • Han Kang
  • Hilary Mantel
  • Kristina
  • Thomas Cromwell
Explanation   

Han Hong is a South Korean author and won the Man Booker International Prize 2016, for this book.

In this book she described how a non–vegetarian women became a vegetarian.

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The Book “The Unseen Indira Gandhi” written by
  • Dr. K.P. Mathur
  • Dr. K. P. Mahesh
  • Dr. K. Mishra
  • Shashi Tharoor
  • Mani Shankar Aiyar
Explanation   

Dr. K.P. Mathur was a personal physician of Indira Gandhi.

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The book “Shashi Kapoor, The Householder, The Star” is written by?
  • Anu Kapoor
  • Shashi Kapoor
  • Aseem Chhabra
  • Dharmendra
  • Amitabh Bachchan
Explanation   

Aseem Chhabra is a film journalist; this book is the biography of bollywood super star Shashi Kapoor.

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