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Take this quiz and see how well you know about V. S. Naipaul??

Take this quiz and see how well you know about V. S. Naipaul?

V. S. Naipaul is known as Vidia Naipaul, was a Trinidadian-British writer of works of fiction and nonfiction in English. He is known for his comic early novels set in Trinidad, his bleaker later novels of the wider world, and his vigilant chronicles of life and travels.

   Author : Agniva Bhowmick

   Posted On : 14-Jul-2019

Q1: What is the full name of V.S. Naipaul?

  • A. Vishnu Srtory Naipaul
  • B. Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul
  • C. Visgysty Seawrt Naipaul
  • D. Vauusg Sytysn Naipaul

Q2: When was he born?

  • A. 17 August 1932
  • B. 15 August 1957
  • C. 19 August 1970
  • D. 17 August 1940

Q3: In which year did he win Booker Prize?

  • A. 1968
  • B. 1969
  • C. 1970
  • D. 1971

Q4: For which novel did he win Booker Prize?

  • A. A House for Mr Biswas
  • B. In a Free State
  • C. The Mystic Masseur
  • D. Miguel Street

Q5: When did he receive Knighthood from Britain?

  • A. 1988
  • B. 1989
  • C. 1990
  • D. 1991

Q6: When did he win Nobel Prize?

  • A. 2000
  • B. 2001
  • C. 2002
  • D. 2002

Q7: For which novel did he become well known international author?

  • A. Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey
  • B. India: A Wounded Civilization
  • C. An Area of Darkness
  • D. A House for Mr Biswas

Q8: What was his last non-fiction novel?

  • A. A Writer's People: Ways of Looking and Feeling
  • B. The Masque of Africa: Glimpses of African Belief
  • C. The Writer and the World: Essays
  • D. Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions among the Converted Peoples

Q9: When did he write 'Half of Life' ?

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

Q10: At which age did he died?

  • A. 85
  • B. 83
  • C. 81
  • D. 79

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