Exercise 1

Question 26 :

Who directed the film 'Sardar'?


A). Das Gupta
B). Shyam Benegal
C). Tapan Sinha
D). Ketan Mehta
Answer : Option D

Question 27 :

Who said "God helps those who help themselves"?


A). Andre Maurois
B). Andre Gide
C). Algernon Sidney
D). Swami Vivekananda
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

The phrase "God helps those who help themselves" is a popular motto which emphasizes the importance of self-initiative.

The phrase originated in ancient Greece, occurring as the moral to one of Aesop's Fables, and later in the great tragedy authors of ancient Greek drama. It has been commonly attributed to Benjamin Franklin, however the modern English wording appears earlier in Algernon Sidney's work.

It is mistaken by many to be a Bible quote, however the phrase does not occur in the Bible. Some Christians have criticized it as actually against the Bible's basic message of God's grace.


Question 28 :

The film 'Salaam Bombay' was directed by


A). Shyam Benegal
B). Mira Nair
C). Aparna Sen
D). Mrinal Sen
Answer : Option B

Question 29 :

'Alice in Wonderland' the famous TV serial is based on a book written by


A). Father Discoste
B). Thomas Hardy
C). Charles Dickens
D). Lewis Caroll
Answer : Option D

Question 30 :

The owner of Star TV is


A). Rupert Murdoch
B). Tata Group
C). Richard Attenborough
D). George Lucas
Answer : Option A