Exercise 1

Question 16 :

George Bernard Shaw, the great dramatist, was

A). a Welsh
B). an Irishman
C). a Soctsman
D). an Englishman
Answer : Option B

Question 17 :

'Mirchchhakatika' was written by

A). Vikramaditya
B). Shudraka
C). Kalhana
D). Banabhatta
Answer : Option B

Question 18 :

The famous book 'Anandmath' was authored by

A). Sarojini Naidu
B). Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya
C). Sri Aurobindo
D). Rabindrnath Tagore
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

Anand Math is a 1952 Hindi patriotic-historical film directed by Hemen Gupta, based on 'Anandamath', the famous Bengali novel written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in 1882. The novel and film are set in the events of the Sannyasi Rebellion, which took place in the late 18th century in eastern India, especially Bengal.

Question 19 :

Who directed the film '1942: A love story'?

A). Mahesh Bhatt
B). Vidhu Vinod Chopra
C). Yash Chopra
D). Ketan Mehta
Answer : Option B

Question 20 :

Who is the author of famous statement: "That Government is the best which governs least"?

A). Herbert Spencer
B). Harold Laski
C). Alexis De Tocqueville
D). Henry David Thoreau
Answer : Option D

Explanation :

Henry David Thoreau 1849

"We've heard it said, that government is best which governs least.

That government is best which governs not at all,

and when men are prepared for it,

that will be the kind of government they will have.