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26. 

Who is the author of book "If It Bleeds"?

A. Ayn Rand
B. Stephen King
C. J.K. Rowling
D. Virginia Woolf

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

A new book titled "If It Bleeds", a collection of four stories has been authored by Stephen King. The book has the story centres around a bomb at Albert Macready Middle School. It is a sequel to his bestselling work, "The Outsider".

27. 

Which Police Station is ranked as one of the best Police Stations of India?

A. Hoshangabad
B. Raipur
C. Nauthala
D. Nadaun

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Amit Shah, The Union Minister of Home Affairs announced the Annual Ranking of Police Stations for 2019 prepared by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India in the Director General of Police's (DGP's) conference. Nadaun Police Station of Hamirpur District in Himachal Pradesh is ranked as one of the best Police Stations of India.

28. 

Who is the author of 'His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: An Illustrated Biography'?

A. 26th
B. 36th
C. Tenzin Geyche Tethong
D. 46th

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

A book titled 'His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: An Illustrated Biography' is authored by one of the Dalai Lama's closest aides and advisor of over 40 year, Tenzin Geyche Tethong. The biography is a memorable portrait of the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. The book is to be released in October 2020 and is published by Roli Books.

29. 

According to the report on "Cancer preparedness in Asia-Pacific: Progress towards universal cancer control", what is India's rank for cancer preparedness among 10 Asia-Pacific countries?

A. 3
B. 6
C. 8
D. 5

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

In accordance with the Economist Intelligence Unit report on "Cancer preparedness in Asia-Pacific: Progress towards universal cancer control", India has been ranked eighth with an overall score of 51.6 for cancer preparedness among 10 Asia-Pacific countries. The report sponsored by Roche, examined the findings from the EIU's Index of Cancer Preparedness which was created upon the findings of the global ICP (evaluated 28 countries based on 45 separate indicators).

30. 

Who is the author of the book, 'Mahaveer: The Soldier who never died'?

A. Kiran Desai
B. Amitav Ghosh
C. A.K. Srikumar
D. Aravind Adiga

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The book, titled 'Mahaveer: The Soldier who never died' is authored by award winning author A.K. Srikumar and his wife, Rupa Srikumar. The book is a patriotic story about the courage and selfless love of Jaswant Singh Rawat who is one of the legendary Garhwali soldiers fought in Indo-Chinese battle of Nuranang in 1962 . The book is published by Rupa Publications and represented by The Book Bakers.