Books Quiz / MCQs

Q 21. Who was played by Kenneth Branagh in 'Hamlet' (1996)?
a) Horatio b) Laertes c) Polonius d) Hamlet
Q 22. Sishu is the literary work of which Indian author?
a) Rabindranath Tagore b) Arundhati Roy c) Jawaharlal Nehru d) Vikram Seth
Q 23. Which of the following has NOT been seriously suggested as being the true author of Shakespeare's works?
a) John Webster b) Francis Bacon c) William Stanley, Earl of Derby d) Edward DeVere, Earl of Oxford
Q 24. Who wrote the songs of 'Kaho naa...Pyaar Hai'?
a) Mehboob b) Sameer c) Ibrahim Ashq d) Anand Bakshi
Q 25. Who is the Author of ' Wuthering Heights'?
a) Harriet Beecher Stowe b) Margaret Mitchell c) Emily Bronte d) Jane Austen
Q 26. Which literary award did Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter Of Maladies win?
a) The Nobel Prize for Literature b) No Award was Won c) Gyanpeeth Award d) The Pulitzer
Q 27. In which city's open market did Marks and Spencer's start?
a) Manchester b) Leeds c) Bradford d) Barnsley
Q 28. Which play by George Bernard Shaw is based on the mythical Greek story of a sculptor who fell in love with Galatea, a lovely statue made by him?
a) Pygmalion b) Saint Joan c) SuperGirl d) Man and Superman
Q 29. Which author is Kipling referring to when he writes 'He had 'jazzed' the motif of the 'Jungle Books' and, I imagine, had thorougly enjoyed himself'?
a) Richard Adams b) James Barrie c) Edgar Rice Bourroughs d) L. Frank Baum
Q 30. Which 'iconic' author appears on the cover of the Beatles Sgt Pepper LP?
a) Captain W. E. Johns b) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle c) Lewis Carroll d) Rudyard Kipling