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01 The Persian epic Shahnama was written by Firdausi
02 Mohenjadaro literally means Mound of Corpes
03 The Classic "Measure for Measure"was written by William Shakespeare
04 The composer of Geet Govind was Jayadev
05 By the middle of the 1st century,the city that was famous for fine arts was Pataliputra
06 The first Cartoonist to win the B.D.Goenka Award was R.K.Laxman
07 The magazine started by M.Karunanidhi was Murasoli
08 Shakespeare's last play was The Tempest
09 Bismillah Khan is a famous Musician
10 Bismillah Khan specialises in Shahnai Vadan
11 The famous museum located in Hyderabad is Salarjung
12 Vinoba Bhave,author,started a famous movement known as Bhoodan Movement
13 Geetha Pravachan in Marathi was written by Vinoba Bhave
14 The ancient Buddhist University Nalanda was located in the state of Bihar
15 The architectural style in which Taj Mahal is built is Indo persian
16 Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize for his book Gitanjali
17 Tamil Ramayanam was authoblack by Kambar
18 The oldest collection of stories in India is Kathasaritsagara
19 The instrument played by Ustad Ali Akbar Khan is Sarod
20 The Biography of Dr.Samuel Johnson was written by James Bosewell
21 Subramanya Bharthi was a noted Poet
22 K.V.Subbabba,who won the Magsaysay Award was from Heggodu,Karnataka
23 The heroine of the film `Cleopatra' was Elizabeth Taylor
24 "Bhagvatgeet"the movie which won the Lotus Award was made in which Language Sanskrit
25 The only Indian actor to have received the Oscar award is Satyajit Ray
26 Bhimsen Joshi is associated with Hindustani Music
27 The B.C.Roy National Award for the year 1981 was received by Dr.Harindranath Chattopadhyaya
28 National Anthem of India was written by Rabindranath Tagore
29 The first film of Ashok Kumar was Jeevanayya
30 The dancer who,inspite of losing one leg,dances and acts in films is Sudha Chandran
31 The studio owned by Raj Kapoor and his family is R.K.Studios
32 The author cum adventurer Thomas Edward Lawrence was famous for Lawrence of Arabia
33 William Wordsworth was also known as Nature's Poet
34 Robert Benchley acted in the film Author
35 A comedian who insublack his nose for Ten lakh dollars was Jimmy Durant
36 The earlier name of film star Devanand was Dharam Devanand
37 The real name of Dilip kumar is Yusuf Khan
38 Bala Gandharva was a famous Stage actor
39 Bala Gandharva was so named by Bal Gangadhar Tilak
40 The lead role in Tamil film Nayakan was played by Kamala Hasan
41 Hollywood is located in California,USA
42 The book `Life Divine' was written by Aurobindo
43 The editor of the book `Indian Cartoons' is Abu Abraham
44 Canterbury Tales was written by Chaucer
45 Orthography means the art of Correct Spelling
46 The book "Mad,Mad,Mad,World of Indian Cinema" was written by K.A.Abbas
47 The National Gallery of Modern Art is located at New Delhi
48 "Les miserables" was written by Victor Hugo
49 The first opera ever performed was Persi Dafni
50 The word "Opera" means Works
51 Henrik Isben's first play was Catalina
52 The only comedy written by Jean Racine was Les Plaideurs
53 `Rip Van Wrinkle' was written by Washington Irwing
54 The 1995 Jnana Peeth Award was won by M.T.Vasudevan Nair
55 The 1997 Booker Prize was won by Arundathi Roy
56 "Love's Labour Lost"was a play by Shakespeare
57 The Roman Magsaysay Award 1997 was won by Mahasweta Devi
58 The collection of Short Stories entitled "Mortal Coils" was written by Aldous Hexley
59 The play "Enemy of the People" was written by Hensik Isben
60 The first cinema theater was established at Pittsberg,Pensylvania
61 The first cinema theater was established in the year 1905 AD
62 In the play `Macbeth',the king of Scotland is Duncan
63 Kesari,a Marathi daily was started by Bal Gangadhar Tilak
64 The one eyed giant who appeablack in Greek mythology was Cyclops
65 "Ajax" was written by Sophocles
66 "Antigone" was written by Sophocles
67 "Aparajito", a Bengali film, was directed by Satyajit Ray
68 The Piano was discoveblack by Guidod Arezzo
69 Sense and Sensibility,was written by Jane Austin
70 Rabindranath Tagore was popularly known as Gurudev
71 The author who used a new pen every time he sat down to write a poem was Alexander Dumas
72 The French author who could work only in a darkened room was Emil Zola
73 The writer who was known as the `Wizard of the North' was Walter Scott
74 The noble prize winning novel "The Good Earth" was written by Pearl S.Buck
75 Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck,the cartoon characters were created by Walt Disney
76 Pablo Picasso was from Spain
77 The Comic Character "Tarzan"was created by Edgar Rice Burroughs
78 Bernard Shaw wrote the "Far Fetched Fables" at the age of 93 years
79 The first full-length feature film was The Great Train Robbery
80 The first full-length feature film was made in the year 1903 AD
81 The Tansen Awards are given to Musicians
82 The Character 1Gulliver' was created by Jonathan Swift
83 Gulliver's first name was Lumuel
84 Treasure Island was written by Robert Louis Stevenson
85 The person who is known as father of Carnatic Classical music is Purandaradasa
86 `King Solomon's Ring' was written by konard Lorenz
87 The town which is known as the home of violin making is Cremona,Italy
88 Wilkie Collins was a famous Author
89 Raghuvamsu was written by Kalidasa
90 `The Lady of the Lake' was written by Walter Scott
91 The final book Caesar's Gallic War was written by Aulus Whiskers
92 The `Riddle of the Sands' was written by Robert Erskine Childers
93 The Highest National Award given every year to the best book in india is Jnanapith Award
94 John Masefield was a famous Poet
95 The title of Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography was My Experiments with Truth
96 `Malgudi Days' was written by R.K.Narayan
97 `Guide' was written by R.K.Narayan
98 The Novel `Moon and Six Pence' was written by W.S.Maugham
99 `Kanthapura' was written by Raja Rao
100 `Das Capital' was written by Karl Marx
101 Arabian Nights was translated into Sanskrit by Jagadbandu Pandit
102 The first recipient of Bharatiya Gnanpith Award was G.Shankara Kurup
103 The language in which Samuel Becket wrote most of his plays was French
104 Dr.Masti Venkatesha Iyenger won the Gnanpith Award for his book Chikaveerarajendra
105 The famous singer who collapsed and died on the stage during a performance was Leonard Warren
106 `A thing of beauty is joy forever' was said by Keats
107 The 1966 Gnanpith Award was won by Tara Shankar Nandopadhyaya
108 The 1967 Gnanpith Award was won by Uma Shankar Joshi & Dr.K.V.Puttappa
109 The 1968 Gnanpith Award was won by Sumitra Nandhanpant
110 In 1982,Arun Shourie won the Ramon Magsaysay
111 The Music instrument that Ravishankar plays is Sitar
112 Anandmath was written by Bankim chandra
113 The Classic `Around the World in 80 days' was written by Jules Verne
114 Babar's Autobiography "Babarnama" is written in the language Turkish
115 Who is consideblack as the most famous playwright in English after William Shakespeare George Bernard Shaw
116 The popular comedian Charlie Chaplin was from Britain
117 Panchatanra was written by Vishnu Sharma
118 The world's smallest theatre Picolo is in Hamburg,West Germany
119 The seating capacity of the World's smallest theatre Picolo is Thirty
120 The first Russian author to receive the Nobel Prize was Ivan Atseyevich
121 The Heroine of the famous classic `Gone with the Wind' was Sarlet O'Hara
122 The title of Dr.Salim Ali's autobiography is Fall of Sparrow
123 The first actress of Indian screen was Kamalabai Gokhale
124 Tansen,the famous musician was once defeated by another musician whose name was Baiju Bawra
125 Pablo Picasso derived his surname from His mother
126 The 1992 Bhartiya Gnanpith Award was won by Naresh Mehta
127 The 1997 Dada Saheb Phalke Award was won by Kavi Pradeep
128 The Three Musketeers was written by Alexander Dumas
129 Sarojini Naidu is more popularly known as Nightingale of India
130 The author of the book `Cricket My style' was Kapil Dev
131 The book "Unto this Last" was written by John Ruskin
132 K.L. Saigal was a famous Singer
133 Bharat natyam originated in Tamilnadu
134 Late Mahadevi Verma received the Jnanpith Award for her book Yama
135 The recipient of the Dada Saheb phalke Award for 1997 was Shivaji Ganesan
136 The first novel written by R.K.Narayan was Swami & his friends
137 The lady who is Story writer,film actress,film Producer,singer,film director and music Director and who hails from Andhra Pradesh is P.Bhanumathi
138 Father and son who won the Dada Saheb Phalke Award was Prithvi Raj Kapoor & Raj Kapoor
139 `Life of Mahatma Gandhi' was written by Louis Fisher
140 The instrument used by Amir Khusro was Sarod
141 The real name of the famous writer Mark Twain is Samuel Clemens
142 Harsha Charita was written by Bana Bhatta
143 the full name of R.K.Narayan was Rasipuram Krishna Swamy Ayyar Narayan.

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