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Olympiad Test Level 1: Language and Literature- 2 - Question 1

Who is the writer of ‘Swami and Friends’?

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  • R.K Narayan was born on 10th October 1906 in the Madras presidency.
  • His full name is Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami.
Olympiad Test Level 1: Language and Literature- 2 - Question 2

Who wrote the book ‘Reminiscences of the Nehru Age’?

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Reminiscences of the Nehru Age is a book written by M.O. Mathai about his experiences while working as the private secretary to India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Language and Literature- 2 - Question 3

Which of the following books was written by Graham Greene?

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The Power and the Glory is a 1940 novel by British author Graham Greene. Named one of the 100 best novels of the twentieth century by Time magazine, this novel is considered by many to be Greene's finest work.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Language and Literature- 2 - Question 4

Who has written the book ‘My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir’?

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'My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir' was written by Jagmohan. Jagmohan Malhotra, known by the mononym Jagmohan, was an Indian civil servant and politician. After working with the Indian National Congress, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 1995.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Language and Literature- 2 - Question 5

Which of the following is not a novel by novelist Salman Rushdie?

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  • Salman Rushdie is a novelist and essayist. Much of his early fiction is set at least partly on the Indian subcontinent. 
  • His style is often classified as magical realism, while a dominant theme of his work is the story of the many connections, disruptions and migrations between the Eastern and Western world. 
  • The Jaguar Smile, Midnight's Children, The Satanic Verses, Fury, and East-West are some books by Salman Rushdie.
Olympiad Test Level 1: Language and Literature- 2 - Question 6

The film Slumdog Millionaire is based on the book

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  • The film Slumdog Millionaire is based on the book Q & A by Vikas Swarup. It tells the story of an uneducated young Indian man who unexpectedly wins a fortune on a quiz show. 
  • Accused of cheating, he is forced to explain how he knew the answer to each question by retelling the story of his life so far.
Olympiad Test Level 1: Language and Literature- 2 - Question 7

Dr. Seuss was an American writer best known for penning some popular children’s books. Which among these is not his creation?

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Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known by his pen name Dr. Seuss, was an American writer and cartoonist who published over 60 books. The Secret Garden is one of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s most popular novels.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Language and Literature- 2 - Question 8

Give one word for ‘one who remains absent from duty without permission’.

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Usually truant used to denote a student who skips school without permission.
Example: Jim is a truant, his teacher said that he often bunks the class.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Language and Literature- 2 - Question 9

Which of the following idioms means ‘brief sudden success’?

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Option B 'Flash in the pan' is an idiom which means 'a thing or person whose sudden but brief success is not repeated or repeatable.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Language and Literature- 2 - Question 10

Rabindranath Tagore was an eminent poet and writer of India, who won Nobel Prize of Literature. Who was this English poet-friend who introduced him to the West?

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  • William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1923. W.B. Yeats and Rabindranath Tagore have a very strong historical and biographical relationship revolving around the fact that Tagore's first champion in the west, the person most responsible for his initial success outside of India, was Yeats. 
  • After reading some of Tagore's self-translated poems, Yeats was impressed and got Tagore's collections published and spread the word about him in the literary circles in London. 
  • Most importantly, Yeats wrote the introduction to Tagore's Gitanjali, which first appeared in 1913.
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