Very Short Questions from The Interview – Objective Type Questions

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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.

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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