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36. 

Narendra Modi released ____ volumes of Basavanna's Vachana on social reformer's birth anniversary.

A. 21
B. 20
C. 23
D. 25

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled translated volumes of Vachana, penned by 12th century social reformer Basavanna and other saints in 23 Indian languages. The volumes were released on the occasion of Basavanna's birth anniversary. The 23 Vachana volumes are edited by renowned literary scholar late M M Kalburgi and translated by more than 200 people.

37. 

Who is the author of the book One Part Woman that in recent past was chosen for Sahitya Akademi's award for translation in English?

A. Aniruddhan Vasudevan
B. Ashwani Kumar
C. Anand Neelakanthan
D. Yasser Usman

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan's novel Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman) has won the Sahitya Akademi's award for translation in English. The translation was done by Aniruddhan Vasudevan and the book was published by Penguin.

38. 

The book 'The Hit Girl' is the autobiography of

A. Rekha
B. Asha Parekh
C. Hema Malini
D. None of them

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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39. 

The Flaming Tresses of Draupadi was written by

A. Chetan Bhagat
B. Veerappa Moily
C. Kapil Sibal
D. Aakash Jain

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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40. 

Who is the author of the book titled Hope in a Challenged Democracy- An Indian Narrative, which released recently?

A. Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
B. Ashwani Kumar
C. Romesh Thapar
D. Shashi Tharoor

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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