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Q. Amitav Ghosh’s works belong to which genre?
Ans. Historical fiction
Q. Most of Amitav Ghosh’s work deals with historical settings, especially in the Indian……?
Ans. Ocean periphery
Q. Who said, “It was not intentional, but sometimes things are intentional without being intentional?”
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. Amitav Ghosh’s work has been translated into more than……?
Ans. Thirty languages
Q. Amitav Ghosh’s essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic and……..?
Ans. The New York Times
Q. Most of Amitav Ghosh’s characters are the people of…….?
Ans. India and Southeast Asia
Q. Who wrote Incendiary Circumstances?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. Amitav Ghosh was awarded Asian-American Literary Award for non-fiction for his work……?
Ans. Incendiary Circumstances

Q. Who is the winner of the 54th Jnanpith Award?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. What is Jnanpith Award?
Ans. It is India’s highest literary honor

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Q. Amitav Ghosh is best known for his work in………?
Ans. English fiction
Q. Who wrote the novel The Circle of Reason?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. Name the first novel of Amitav Ghosh?
Ans. The Circle of Reason
Q. When was The Circle of Reason published?
Ans. 1986
Q. Amitav Ghosh’s ambitious novels use complex……..strategies?
Ans. Narrative
Q. Amitav Ghosh was born in?
Ans. 1956

Q. Amitav Ghosh was born in?
Ans. Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Q. Amitav Ghosh did PhD before he wrote his first novel The Circle of Reason?
Ans. True
Q. Who wrote the essay The Ghosts of Mrs Gandhi?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. Amitav Ghosh did BA and MA from?
Ans. University of Delhi

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Q. Amitav Ghosh did PhD from?
Ans. University of Oxford
Q. When did Amitav Ghosh complete his MA and PhD?
Ans. 1978 and 1982 respectively

Q. Who wrote The Shadow Lines?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. Which work won The Sahitya Akademi Award for Amitav Ghosh in?
Ans. The Shadow Lines

Q. Amitav Ghosh won The Sahitya Akademi Award in…….?
Ans. 1990
Q. Which work by Amitav Ghosh “Throws light on the phenomenon of communal violence and the way its roots have spread deeply and widely in the collective psyche of the Indian subcontinent?”
Ans. The Shadow Lines
Q. The Shadow Lines was published in?
Ans. 1988
Q. Who wrote, “The absence of food doesn’t make a man forsake hunger-it only makes him hungrier?”
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. What is the name of Amitav Ghosh’s spouse?
Ans. Deborah Baker
Q. Amitav Ghosh’s first job was at the Indian……newspaper in New Delhi?
Ans. Express

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Q. Who wrote The Calcutta Chromosome?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. The Calcutta Chromosome was published in?
Ans. 1995

Q. Amitav Ghosh holds two……?
Ans. Lifetime Achievement awards
Q. Name the two lifetime achievement awards of Amitav Ghosh?
Ans. Times of India festival, Mumbai, 2018 AND Tata Literature Live festival, Mumbai, 2017

Q. Amitav Ghosh holds four…….?
Ans. Honorary doctorates
Q. Amitav Ghosh was awarded Honorary Doctorates by?
Ans. Maastricht University, Maastricht, Holland ; University of Puget Sound ;
Queens College, City University of New York ; Honoris Causa, Sorbonne
Q. Which novel was translated by Shalini Topiwala into Gujarati In 1998?
Ans. The Shadow Lines
Q. How many pages are there in The Shadow Lines?
Ans. 256
Q. It is a book that captures perspective of time and events, of lines that bring people together and hold them apart. Which book?
Ans. The Shadow Lines
Q. The character Tridib figures in?
Ans. The Shadow Lines

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Q. Who is in love with Tridib and blames herself for his death in The Shadow Lines?
Ans. May
Q. Who said, “Hold a bottle by the neck and a woman by the waist. Never the other way around?”
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. In 2007, Amitav Ghosh was awarded……..?
Ans. The Padma Shri
Q. Amitav Ghosh was a joint winner of Dan David Prize along with……?
Ans. Margaret Atwood

Q. Which book is set in Calcutta and New York City at some unspecified time in the future?
Ans. The Calcutta Chromosome
Q. Which book is a medical thriller that dramatizes the adventures of people who are brought together by a mysterious turn of events?
Ans. The Calcutta Chromosome
Q. This book is loosely based on the life and times of Sir Ronald Ross, the Nobel Prize–winning scientist who achieved a breakthrough in malaria research in 1898. Which book?
Ans. The Calcutta Chromosome
Q. Silence is a recurring theme in this novel. Which novel?
Ans. The Calcutta Chromosome

Q. Amitav Ghosh and Margaret Atwood won Dan David prize?
Ans. True
Q. When did Amitav Ghosh and Margaret Atwood win Dan David prize?
Ans. In 2010

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Q. In 2011, Amitav Ghosh was awarded the Grand Prix of the Blue Metropolis festival in……?
Ans. Montreal
Q. Who was the first English-language writer to receive the Grand Prix of the Blue Metropolis festival?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh

Q. Amitav Ghosh’s most recent book is?
Ans. Gun Island
Q. Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh was published in?
Ans. 2019
Q. Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh deals with climate change and…….?
Ans. Human migration
Q. Which work of Amitav Ghosh was called by The Guardian as, “A shaggy dog story” that “can take a very roundabout path towards reality, but it will get there in the end?”
Ans. Gun Island

Q. Which magazine named Amitav Ghosh as  one of the most important global thinkers of the preceding decade?
Ans. Foreign Policy Magazine
Q. When did Foreign Policy Magazine name Amitav Ghosh as one of the most important global thinkers of the preceding decade?
Ans. 2019
Q. Amitav Ghosh was educated at the all-boys boarding school…..in Dehradun?
Ans. The Doon School
Q. Amitav Ghosh’s most-recent non-fiction book is?
Ans. The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable

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Q. Which book of Amitav Ghosh addresses why modern literature has failed to address issues of climate change, and how radical transformation due to nature has become ‘unthinkable’?
Ans. The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable

Q. The Circle of Reason won the…….., one of France’s top literary awards?
Ans. Prix Médicis Étrangère in 1990
Q. Which work won the Ananda Puraskar Award for Amitav Ghosh?
Ans. The Shadow Lines
Q. Amitav Ghosh grew up in India, Bangladesh and ………?
Ans. Sri Lanka

Q. Amitav Ghosh’s contemporaries at the Doon School included the author Vikram Seth and the historian?
Ans. Ram Guha
Q. While at school, Amitav Ghosh regularly contributed fiction and poetry to?
Ans. The Doon School Weekly
(it was then edited by Vikram Seth)
Q. Which novel is set against the backdrop of historical events like the Swadeshi movement, Second World War, Partition of India and Communal riots of 1963-64 in Dhaka and Calcutta?
Ans. The Shadow Lines
Q. Who wrote The Glass Palace?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. This historical novel is set in Burma, Bengal, India, and Malaya. Which novel?
Ans. The Glass Palace
Q. The name of the novel The Glass Palace is derived from the Glass Palace Chronicle, which is an old……?
Ans. Burmese historical work

Q. The novel The Glass Palace is in?
Ans. Seven parts
Q. The Glass Palace was translated and published into over…….?
Ans. 25 languages

Q. Which novel is winner of Grand Prize for Fiction, Frankfurt eBook Award, 2001?
Ans. The Glass Palace
Q. Who founded the magazine History Times along with Guha?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. After The Doon School, Amitav Ghosh received degrees from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and?
Ans. Delhi School of Economics
Q. Who won the Inlaks Foundation scholarship to complete a D.Phil in social anthropology at St Edmund Hall, Oxford?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. Amitav Ghosh completed his D.Phil under the supervision of British social anthropologist……?
Ans. Peter Lienhardt
Q. Who wrote Sea of Poppies?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. When was Sea of Poppies published?
Ans. 2008
Q. Who wrote the non-fiction work In an Antique Land?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh

Q. The Calcutta Chromosome won the Arthur C. Clarke Award for 1997?
Ans. True
Q. Sea of Poppies was shortlisted for the 2008……..?
Ans. Man Booker Prize
Q. Amitav Ghosh’s thesis were entitled….?
Ans. “Kinship in relation to economic and social organization in an Egyptian village community”
(He submitted his thesis in 1982)
Q. In 1999, Amitav Ghosh joined the faculty at…….?
Ans. Queens College
Q. Amitav Ghosh joined Queens College as……?
Ans. Distinguished Professor in Comparative literature
Q. Who wrote River of Smoke?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. When was River of Smoke published?
Ans. 2011
Q. Who wrote the non-fiction work Dancing in Cambodia and at Large in Burma?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh

Q. Dancing in Cambodia and at Large in Burma is a collection of……?
Ans. Essays

Q. Name the ethnography written in narrative form by the Indian writer Amitav Ghosh?
Ans. In an Antique Land

Q. Which book has been called “generically indefinable” and could be labelled as “narrative, travel book, autobiographical piece, historical account?”
Ans. In an Antique Land
Q. Which book is considered to be a stylistically curious book?
Ans. In an Antique Land
Q. Amitav Ghosh has also been a visiting professor at the English department of Harvard University since?
Ans. 2005
Q. When was Amitav Ghosh elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature?
Ans. 2009
Q. Which Indian writer was named Ford Foundation Art of Change Fellow?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. What is the full title of the novel The Calcutta Chromosome?
Ans. “The Calcutta Chromosome: A Novel of Fevers, Delirium, and Discovery”

Q. In which novel an Indian protagonist who is suspected of being a terrorist, leaves India for northern Africa and the Middle East?
Ans. The Circle of Reason

Q……… is a sweeping history of two families, one Indian and the other English?
Ans. The Shadow Lines
Q. Which novel offers an alternate history of the discovery of the parasite that causes malaria?
Ans. The Calcutta Chromosome
Q. Who is considered to be the inspiration for the book The Calcutta Chromosome?
Ans. Sir Ronald Ross

Q. The Glass Palace was an international bestseller that sold more than a half-million copies in?
Ans. Britain
Q. Amitav Ghosh has been a fellow at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Centre for Development Studies in Trivandrum?
Ans. Very true
Q. Amitav Ghosh lives in…….with his wife Deborah Baker?
Ans. New York
Q. Who wrote the book In Extremis: The Life of Laura Riding?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh’s wife, Deborah Baker

Q. Who wrote Flood of Fire?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. Flood of Fire was published in?
Ans. 2015

Q. Who wrote Ibis Trilogy?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. Ibis trilogy includes Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke and?
Ans. Flood of Fire
Q. The first volume of The Ibis Trilogy is?
Ans. Sea of Poppies
Q. The Ibis Trilogy is set in……?
Ans. The 1830s

Q. Which work by Amitav Ghosh encapsulates the colonial history of the East?
Ans. The Ibis Trilogy
Q. How many children does Amitav Ghosh have?
Ans. Two. Lila and Nayan

Q. According to Amitav Ghosh, what really interested him the most?
Ans. “The Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the connections and the cross-connections between these regions.”
Q. Who wrote The Hungry Tide?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. The Hungry Tide was published in?
Ans. 2004
Q. Amitav Ghosh did his PhD from……..?
Ans. Oxford University

Q. Who wrote, “To use the past to justify the present is bad enough—but it’s just as bad to use the present to justify the past?”
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. Amitav Ghosh belongs to a…….?
Ans. Bengali Hindu household
Q. Amitav Ghosh’s father, Lieutenant Colonel Shailendra Chandra Ghosh, was a…….who travelled a lot during Ghosh’s childhood?
Ans. Diplomat
Q. The book Sea of Poppies was the co-winner of the Vodafone Crossword Book Award in?
Ans. 2009

Q. Amitav Ghosh famously withdrew his novel………from consideration for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize?
Ans. The Glass Palace
Q. Who wrote the non-fiction work Countdown?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q……..is the sixth novel by Amitav Ghosh?
Ans. The Hungry Tide
Q. Who is the main character of the novel The Hungry Tide?
Ans. Piyali Roy
Q. Which novel won the 2004 Hutch Crossword Book Award for Fiction?
Ans. The Hungry Tide
Q. Who said, “The Ibis Trilogy is Amitav Ghosh’s most vehement indictment of the source of imperialism and colonialism?”
Ans. Rajnish Mishra

Q. In which novel does Amitav Ghosh portray the characters as poppy seeds emanating in large numbers from the field to form a sea, where every single seed is uncertain about its future?
Ans. Sea of Poppies
Q. Who wrote the non-fiction work The Imam and the Indian?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh

Q. Which novel won the 2008 British Book Design and Production Award?
Ans. Sea of Poppies
Q. Which novel received the prestigious Tagore Literature Award, awarded by Sahitya Akademi in 2012?
Ans. Sea of Poppies

Q. In which novel three ships are caught in a raging storm in the Andaman Sea?
Ans. River of Smoke
Q. Who calls the Ibis Trilogy as “One of the most inspired explorations of global encounters by a 21st-century writer?”
Ans. Zack Shlachter
Q. Who wrote the novel Jungle Nama?
Ans. Amitav Ghosh
Q. The Imam and the Indian is a collection of……?
Ans. Essays

Q. Which book is composed of three parts: Part I, titled Stories, Part II, History, and Part III, Politics?
Ans. The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable
Q. The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable, a work of non-fiction, was published by the…..?
Ans. University of Chicago Press in 2016

Q. The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh
is set in?
Ans. Contemporary times
Q. Deeti is from which novel of Amitav Ghosh?
Ans. Sea of Poppies
Q. Which story is set prior to the First Opium War on the banks of the holy river Ganges?
Ans. Sea of Poppies
Q. Which novel won Indiaplaza Golden Quill Popular Vote Award in 2009?
Ans. Sea of Poppies

Q. The partition of India and the consequent trauma of the east Bengali psyche is focused in Amitav Ghosh’s……?
Ans. The Shadow Lines
Q. Amitav Ghosh died in……?
Ans. He is alive


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