General Knowledge / Books And Authors List

1. “The People’s President: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam” which is recently launched, written by – Shri S M Khan
2. “Akhada” the book recently launched is the authorized biography of which person -Mahavir Singh Phogat
3. “Cyber Pathshala” book recently released by Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar is it an over – Cyber Vocabulary
4. “The People’s Maharaja” the book recently released in Chandigarh is written over – Former Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh
5. World’s first comprehensive Braille atlas, which was released in February 2017, was prepared by – National Atlas And Thematic Mapping Organization
6. “The hit girl” is based on the life of – Asha Parekh Bollywood actress
7. The book “Winning like Virat: Think and Succeed like Kohli” is authored by – Abhirup Bhattacharya
8. The name of world’s first philosophical novel on God that was presented recently by Union Minister Kiren rijiju is – “Confession of a dying man: the blind faith of atheism”
9. The decision to open Book bank in all schools has been taken by which state – Punjab
10. The name of the village in Maharashtra, which is India’s first book village is – Bhilar village
11. The book” Matoshree “authored by Sumitra Mahajan is based on – Legendary Devi Ahilyabai Holkar ruler of Holkar Empire
12. World book and copyright day is celebrated on – 23rd April 2017
13. The theme of world book and copyright day was – Quotes Wishes Slogans Greetings
14. The era of Darkness is authored by – Shashi Tharoor
15. The ancient book Panchatantra was written by Pandit Vishnu Sharma
16. The famous ancient book Ashtdhaiya was written by – Panini
17. The book” Romancing with Life “was written by – Dev Anand
18. “Da Vinci Code” was written by – Dan Brown
19. The authors of “Panchasiddhantika” the Indian Tomb about astronomy was – Varahmihir
20. Famous book “Harsh Charitra” was written by – Banabhatta
21. Who has won Man Booker Prize 2017 – David Grossman for “A Horse Walks Into a Bar”
22. Who has conferred the 52nd Jnanpith – Sankha Ghosh
23. The famous book “Flood of Fire” has been authored by: Amitav Ghosh
24. “Making India Awesome” is one of the best works of: Chetan Bhagat
25. “And then One Day: A Memoir” is the autobiography of ‐ Nasiruddin Shah
26. “Iqbal: The Life of a Poet, Philosopher and Politician” is based on the life of – Allama Muhammad Iqbal (Spiritual Father of Pakistan)
27. “India at Risk” was authored by ‐ Jaswant Singh
28. “The Unbreakable” is the autobiography of – Mary kom
29. “The God of Small Things” is the work of – Arundhati Roy
30. “My Country My Life” was authored by which Indian politician ‐ L.K.Advani
31. “You can win” was authored by – Shiv Khera
32. “The Merchant of Venice” is one of the famous works of – William Shakespeare
33. “The Origin of Species” which explore facts about heredity was written by – Charles Darvin
34. The Harry Potter series was authored by – J.K. Rowling
35. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2017 is awarded to – Colson Whitehead for “The Underground Railroad”
36. “Interpreter of Maladies” is a work of ‐ Jhumpa Lahiri
37. Man Booker prize is awarded to – Book in English and published in the UK
38. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2016 Winner was – Viet Thanh Nguyen for “the sympathizer”
39. “Joseph Anton” is the autobiography of ‐ Sulman Rushdie
40. “Why I Assassinated Gandhi” was written by – Nathuram Godse and Gopal Godse
41. The ancient book “Indica” was written by – Magastheneas
42. “The Lives of Others” is the famous book of – Neel Mukherjee
43. “One Life is Not Enough” is written by – Natwar Singh
44. “My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Action” is a book written by – A P J Abdul Kalam
45. “Waiting for the Mahatma” is a famous book by – R.K. Narayanan
46. Man Booker prize 2016 was won by – Paul Beatty for “the sellout”
47. The famous book “My Truth” was authored by – Indira Gandhi
48. The famous book lowland, which was also a nominee for Man Booker Prize 2013 was written by – Jhumpa Lahiri
49. “Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years” was authored by – Pranab Mukherjee
50. The controversial book “The Accidental Prime Minister: the making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh” was written by – Sanjay Baru51. Who had written famous ancient book “Arthashastra” –Kutilya51. Who had written famous ancient book “Arthashastra” –Kutilya
51. Who had written famous ancient book “Arthashastra” –Kutilya
52. Akbarnama was written by – Abul Fazal
53. The famous book “Women and men in life” was a work of – Khushwant Singh
54. “War of Indian Independence” was written by – VD Savarkar
55. “Waiting for the Mahatma” was written by – RK Narayanan
56. Famous book “Unhappy India” was authored by – Lala Lajpat Rai
57. The author of “Gita Rahasya” – Bal Gangadhar Tilak
58. The ancient book “Ritu samhara” was written by – kali das
59. “Savitri” was authored by – Aurobindo Ghosh
60. “Sceptre flute” was written by – Sarojini Naidu
61. “Punjab, the Knights of falsehood”, the famous book over Punjab incidents was written by – KPS Gill
62. “ Wake up India” was written by – Annie Besant
63. The author of famous book “Second world war” – Winston Churchill
64. “Mahabharata” was written by – Ved Vyasa
65. “Gitanjali” was written by – Rabindra Nath Tagore
66. The author of famous book “Rangbhumi” was – Prem Chand
67. Ramcharit Manas – Tulsidas
68. The author of “Prisoner’s scrapbook” – LK Advani
69. “Operation Blue Star, the untold story” was authored by – Lt Gen KS Brar
70. The author of “Bunch of Old Letters” was – Jawaharlal Nehru
71. “By God’s Decree” was written by– Kapil Dev
72. “Conquest of self” was written by – Mahatma Gandhi
73. The author of “Devdas” was – Sarat Chandra Chatterjee
74. “East West” was authored by – Salman Rushdie
75. “Economic Planning of India” was written by – Ashok Mehta
76. The author of “Midnight’s children” was – Salman Rushdie
77. The writer of “Witness to history” was – Prem Bhatia
78. The author of “Indian home rule” – MK Gandhi
79. “Romeo and Juliet” the famous piece of romance was authored by – William Shakespeare
80. The author of scientific book “Principia” was – Isaac Newton
81. “Politics” was written by – Aristotle
82. “Pakistan-The Gathering Storm” was a work of – Benazir Bhutto
83. “Tarkash” was written by – Javed Akhtar
84. “Voice of Conscience” was authored by – VV Giri
85. The ancient book “Mudra Rakshasa” was written by – Vishakha Dutta
86. The author of “It is always possible” – Kiran Bedi
87. “India’s economic crisis” a masterpiece of ebony was written by – Dr. Bimal Jalan
88. The author of “The foreign policy of India” – I K Gujral
89. The author of “Our films, their films” – Satyajit Ray
90. “Prem Pachisi” was written by – Prem Chand
91. “Rajtarangini” was a work of – Kalhana
92. During the independence war, “Savitri” was written by – Arvindo Ghosh
93. “Mein Kampf” was written by which famous personality – Adolf Hitler
94. The author of “Path to power” – Margaret Thatcher
95. “The rape of the lock” was written by – Alexander pope
96. The author of “Raj: The Making & Unmaking of British India” – Lawrence James
97. The famous book “My Experiment With Truth” was authored by – MK Gandhi
98. “Padmavati” the famous book belonging to medieval era was written by- Malik Mohammed Jayasi
99. “Prithviraj Raso” was authored by – Chand Bardai
100. The author of holy book was “Ramayana”- Tulsidas.
101. Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World Dalai Lama
102. I Witness: Partial Observations Kapil Sibal
103. The Art of Living - A Guide to Contentment, Joy and Fulfilment Dalai Lama
104. Pax Indica: India and the world of the 21st Century Dr. Shashi Tharoor
105. The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk Sudha Murthy
106. A Better India: A Better World NR Narayana Murthy
107. India - My Beloved Dominique Lapierre
108. Dare to Do: For the New Generation Kiran Bedi
109. Kashmir: The Unwritten History Christopher Snedden
110. Walking with Lions : Tales from a Diplomatic Past K Natwar Singh
111. The Hanging of Afzal Guru Arundhati Roy
112. The Shadow Of The Crescent Moon Fatima Bhutto
113. The Oath of the Vayuputras Amish Tripathi
114. The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald
115. India: The Future is Now Shashi Tharoor
116. Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee
117. And Then One Day Naseeruddin Shah
118. Getting India Back on Track Ratan Tata
119. One Life is Not Enough Natwar Singh 120. Not Just an Accountant: The diary of the nation's conscience keeper Vinod Rai (Former CAG)
121. Half Lion: How PV Narsimha Rao transformed India Vinay Satpati
122. Who Moved my Interest Rate D. Subba Rao (Former RBI governor)
123. One Indian Girl Chetan Bhagat
124. Rebooting India - Realizing a Billion Aspirations Nandan Nilekani and Viral Shah
125. Mrs. Funnybones Twinkle Khanna
126. The Case that Shook India Prashant Bhushan
127. Lone Fox Dancing Ruskin Bond
128. Guns and Thighs Ram Gopal Varma
129. An Unsuitable Boy Karan Johar with Poonam Saxena
130. Atalji ne kaha Brijendra Rehi
131. Moving On, Moving Forward Venkaiah Naidu
132. The Upside Down King Sudha Murthy
133. Pyjamas are Forgiving Twinkle Khanna
134. The Paradoxical Prime Minister Shashi Tharoor
135. The Last Girl: My story of captivity and fight against the Islamic State Nadia Murad
136. I Do What I Do Raghuram Rajan
137. Quichotte Salman Rushdie
138. We are Displaced Malala Yousafzai
139. The Third Pillar Dr. Raghuram Rajan

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