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31. 

Who won the Man Booker International Prize recently?

A. Amos Klausner
B. Leah Rabin
C. David Grossman
D. Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Israeli author David Grossman won the Man Booker International Prize for his novel "A Horse Walks Into a Bar". He is the first Israeli author to win the Man Booker International Prize.

32. 

President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee recently received the first copies of this book at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

A. Charaiveti, Charaiveti
B. Mann Ki Baat
C. Lalan Shah Fakir Ke Geet
D. Jnan, A-Janan And Bijnan:

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee received the first copies of book Lalan Shah Fakir Ke Geet written by Prof. Muchkund Dubey and DVD of selected songs of Lalan Shah Fakir today (June 3, 2017). He also received the DVD of selected songs of Lalan Shah Fakir today (June 3, 2017) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

33. 

Who is the author of the book "Winning like Virat: Think & Succeed like Kohli"?

A. Shri Uday Mahurkar
B. Abhirup Bhattacharya
C. Shri Rajesh Jain
D. Aravind Adiga

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

A new book "Winning like Virat: Think & Succeed like Kohli" by Abhirup Bhattacharya, unravels the secrets of the cricketer's consistent form, while attempting to decode his philosophy towards life. In the book, the writer etches Virat's success curve by using statistics that chart his performances and anecdotes from his predecessors and contemporaries in the game. It also throws light of Virat's exceptional efficiency as a family man, who manages to take time out for his mother, brother and sister, despite a taxing schedule.

34. 

Who released the book "M.S. Swaminathan: The Quest for a world without hunger"?

A. Mohammad Hamid Ansari
B. Sumitra Mahajan
C. Shri Pranab Mukherjee
D. Narendra Modi

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

he Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi released a two-part book series on the eminent agricultural scientist Dr. M.S. Swaminathan. The series is titled - M.S. Swaminathan: The Quest for a world without hunger. Several Union Ministers and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. Swaminathan is known as "Indian Father of Green Revolution" for his leadership and success in introducing and further developing high-yielding varieties of wheat in India.

35. 

Hero - A biography of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was written by ___________.

A. David Conn
B. Devendra Prabhudesai
C. David Walsh
D. Darren Rovell

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Hero - A biography of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar written by sports journalist Devendra Prabhudesai. It enclose the evolution of an incredibly talented teenager from a middle-class household of Mumbai into a world champion and a legend.