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The Interview from 12th Class

Q. Who is the author of The Interview ?

Answer - Christopher Silvester

Q. From which book the present essay has been taken ?

Answer - Penguin Book of Interviews, An Anthology from 1859 to the Present Day.

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Q. When was the author ( writer ) born and what did he read from which college ?

Answer - History from Peterhouse, Cambidge

Q. Who is the writer of Alice in Wonderland ?

Answer - Lewis Carroll

Q. Who has said the following line " ...as in some primitive cultures it is believed that if one takes a photographic portrait of somebody then one is stealing that person's soul...."

Answer - V.S. Naipaul

Q. Who has uttered the following line " ....thumbprints on his windpipe...?

Answer - Saul Below

Q. What is the name of Rudyard Kipling's wife ?

Answer - Caroline

Q. Who has described in her diary for 14th Oct. 1892  that their day was wrecked by two reporters from Boston ?

Answer - Caroline

Q. Who has said the following line ' I am a professor who writes novels on Sundays ' ?

Answer - Umberto Eco

Q. Who took Umberto Eco's interview ?

Answer - Mukund Padmanabhan

Q. Which newspaper does Mukund Padmanabhan belong to ?

Answer - The Hindu

Q. Which famous novels does Umberto Eco write ?

Answer - The Name of the Rose

Q. How many scholarly works of non-fiction has  Umberto Eco written ?

Answer - Over 40

Q. How much advance was Eco given for The Name of the Rose by his American publisher ?

Answer - For 3,000 copies

Q. How many copies of The Name of the Rose were sold in the U.S. in the end ?

Answer - Two or three million ( One million = 10 lakh )

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