Indian Language and Literature Quiz

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Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Indian Language and Literature QuizIndian Language and Literature Quiz

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q. How many languages are there in India?

A. 1,635.

Q: What is the official language of India?

A. Hindi.

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q: When did the Sanskrit language originate?

A. Approximately 3000 BC.

Q. Indian languages belong to what language Family.

A. Indo-Aryan and Dravidian Language Family.

Q: What is the official language of Andhra Pradesh?

A. Telugu, Urdu.

Q: What is the official language of Chhattisgarh?

A. Hindi.

Q. What is the official language of Goa?

A. Kankani and Marathi.

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q: Who is the father of Assamese prose literature?

A. Bhattadev.

Q. What is the name of the book written in prose by Bhattadev?

A. Kotha Geeta.

Q: Who wrote the first Assamese dictionary?

A. Michael Bronson in 1867.

Q. What is the percentage of people speaking Assamese in Assam?

A. 60%.

Q: What is called the one-act plays written by Sankardeva?

A. Ankiya Natak.

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q: Which Indian writer was the first to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature?

A. Rabindranath Tagore (in Bengali literature).

Q. Which book did Tagore win the Nobel Prize for?

A. ‘Gitanjali’ (in 1913).

Q. What was the first Assamese book to receive the Sahitya Akademi Award?

A. Jatindranath Duwara’s ‘Banful’.

Q: What was the first Assamese novel?

A. ‘Vanumati’ written by Padmanath Gohain Baruah.

Q. What is the name of the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi?

A. My Experiment with Truth.

Q. Which Indian poet is known as ‘Kabiguru’?

A. Rabindranath Tagore.

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q.  Who wrote the book ‘The Inheritance of Loss’?

A. Kiran Desai.

Q: What is the name of the oldest Indian epic?

A. Ramayana.

Q: Who is the author of the book ‘Geet Govinda’?

A. Jayadeva.

Q. Who is the author of the book ‘Panchatantra’?

A. Vishnu Sarma.

Q: Who translated the Sanskrit ‘Ramayana’ into Assamese?

A. Madhah Kandali.

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q: Who translated the Sanskrit ‘Mahabharata’ into Assamese?

A. Ram Swaraswati.

Q: What was the first Assamese book translated into Hindi?

A. Chitra Bhagwat.

Q: Who translated the Uttarakhand Ramayana into Assamese?

A. Sri Sankardeva.

Q: ‘The Revenue Stamp’ is an autobiography of which Indian author?

A. Amrita Pritam.

Q: Who is the author of the book ‘Chi-Yu-Ki’?

A. Hiuen Tsang.

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q: Who is the author of the book ‘India Wins Freedom’?

A. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

Q: Who wrote ‘Ramcharit Manas’?

A. Tulsi Das.

Q: Who wrote the book ‘Arthashastra’?

A. Kautilya.

Q: Who wrote the book ‘Surya Siddhanta’?

A. Kabiraj Chakraborty.

Q. Who is the author of the book ‘The God of Small Things’?

A. Arundhati Roy.

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q. What is the name of the biographical book written by  Ajit Tendulkar on the life of Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar?

A. The Making of a Cricketer.

Q. What was the first published book in Assamese?

A. Dharma Pustak.

Q. Who is the author of the book ‘My Country Beyond Patkai’?

A. Chandana Goswami.

Q: Who wrote the storybook first in the Assamese language?

A. Eliza Brown, 1850.

Q. Who is the author of the book ‘Ignited Mind’?

A. APJ Abdul Kalam.

Q. Which Indian writer is compared with the English poet William Shakespeare?

A. Kalidas.

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q. Who wrote the paly ‘Shakuntala’?

A. Kalidasa.

Q. Harinarayan Apte is a writer of which language?

A. Marathi.

Q:  Name the first sonnet book in Assamese?

A. ‘Malch’ of Hiteshwar Barbaruah.

Q. What is the name of the poetry book by Joyti Prasad Agarwala?

A. Luitor Paror Agnisur.

Q: What is the name of the first daily newspaper published in Assam?

A. The Assam Tribune.

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q: What is the name of the first Assamese magazine published for women?

A. Ghar Jeoti.

Q: What is the name of the first Assamese historical novel?

A. Vanumati.

Q. Amrita Pritam is a writer of which language?

A. Punjabi.

Q. Who wrote the autobiography ‘Cricket My Style’?

A. Kapil Dev.

Q: Who is the author of the book ‘Madhushala’?

A. Hari Bangsha Rai Bachchan.

Q. Who is the author of the book ‘Kirtan Ghosha’?

A. Sri Sankardeva.

Q: What is the name of the first Assamese daily newspaper?

A. Dainik Batori.

Q: The poet Mankara wrote what book?

A. Part of the Padma Purana.

Q. Who was the best poet of the Ahom period?

A. Kabiraj Chakraborty.

Indian Language and Literature Quiz

Q: What is the dark age of Assamese literature?

A. The period from 1836 to 1873 i.e. the period when the Bengali language was in circulation in Assam.

Q. Who composed the ‘National Anthem’ of India?

A.  Rabindranath Tagore. 

Q: Who wrote the autobiography ‘A Princess Remember’?

A. Maharani Gayatri Devi.

Q: What was the first Assamese magazine?

A. Arunodai.

Q. Mohammad Iqbal was a poet of which language?

A. Urdu language.

Q: Who was the first Indian English poet?

A. Henry Vivian Derozio.

Q. Which Indian English writer is known as the author of ‘Malgudi’?

A. R. K. Narayan.

Q: Who wrote a book in Assamese first on a computer?

A. Dilip Kumar Dutt. *0 0 0*

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