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Take this quiz and see how well you know about Shashi Tharoor??

Take this quiz and see how well you know about Shashi Tharoor?

Shashi Tharoor is Indian politician, writer, novelist and former career international diplomat. He also currently serves as Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs and All India Professionals Congress.

   Author : Agniva Bhowmick

   Posted On : 02-Jul-2019

Q1: When Shashi Tharoor was born?

  • A. 3 March 1957
  • B. 9 March 1956
  • C. 10 March 1945
  • D. 9 March 1953

Q2: From which state is he serving as a Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha ?

  • A. Kerala
  • B. Tamil Nadu
  • C. Uttar Pradesh
  • D. Karnataka

Q3: What was the period of of serving as Minister of State in the Government of Human Resource Development?

  • A. 2017-2018
  • B. 2016-2019
  • C. 2012-2014
  • D. 2014-2016

Q4: What is the name of his first novel?

  • A. Riot
  • B. Show Business
  • C. The Five Dollar Smile and Other Stories
  • D. The Great Indian Novel

Q5: What is the name of his first non-fiction story book?

  • A. Nehru: The Invention of India
  • B. Reasons of State
  • C. Bookless in Baghdad
  • D. India: From Midnight to the Millennium

Q6: In which year his novel 'Riot' was published?

  • A. 2001
  • B. 2002
  • C. 2003
  • D. 2004

Q7: Which country gave him the honor the ' Commander of the Order of Charles III' ?

  • A. Paris
  • B. Belgium
  • C. India
  • D. Spain

Q8: For which novel did he get Commonwealth Writers' Prize for the Best Book of the Year in the Eurasian Region, in 1991?

  • A. The Great Indian Novel
  • B. The Five Dollar Smile and Other Stories
  • C. Show Business
  • D. Riot

Q9: In which year his non-fictional book, 'Why I Am A Hindu' was published?

  • A. 2017
  • B. 2018
  • C. 2016
  • D. 2015

Q10: How many siblings he has?

  • A. 1
  • B. 2
  • C. 3
  • D. 4

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