Question and Answers on Fine Arts

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The first full-length feature film was made in the year
1903 AD
Bernard Shaw wrote the "Far Fetched Fables" at the age of
93 years
The final book Caesar's Gallic War was written by
Aulus Whiskers
Wilkie Collins was a famous
Author
Anandmath was written by
Bankim chandra
Vinoba Bhave,author,started a famous movement known as
Bhoodan Movement
The ancient Buddhist University Nalanda was located in the state of
Bihar
The popular comedian Charlie Chaplin was from
Britain
Dr.Masti Venkatesha Iyenger won the Gnanpith Award for his book
Chikaveera rajendra
The town which is known as the home of violin making is
Cremona,Italy
The B.C.Roy National Award for the year 1981 was received by
Dr. Harindranath ,     Chattopa dhyaya
The Comic Character "Tarzan" was created by
Edgar Rice Burroughs
The heroine of the film `Cleopatra' was
Elizabeth Taylor
The Persian epic Shahnama was written by
Firdausi
The language in which Samuel Becket wrote most of his plays was
French
The first recipient of Bharatiya Gnanpith Award was
G.Shankara Kurup
Who is consideblack as the most famous playwright in English after William Shakespeare
George Bernard Shaw
Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize for his book
Gitanjali
The world's smallest theatre Picolo is in
Hamburg,West Germany
K.V.Subbabba,who won the Magsaysay Award was from
Heggodu, Karnataka
Bhimsen Joshi is associated with
Hindustani Music
The architectural style in which Taj Mahal is built is
Indo persian
The first Russian author to receive the Nobel Prize was
Ivan Atseyevich
Arabian Nights was translated into Sanskrit by
Jagadbandu Pandit
The Biography of Dr.Samuel Johnson was written by
James Bosewell
The composer of Geet Govind was
Jayadev
The first film of Ashok Kumar was
Jeevanayya
The Highest National Award given every year to the best book in india is
Jnanapith Award
The Character 1Gulliver' was created by
Jonathan Swift
The Classic `Around the World in 80 days' was written by
Jules Verne
Raghuvamsu was written by
Kalidasa
Tamil Ramayanam was authoblack by
Kambar

`Das Capital' was written by
Karl Marx
The oldest collection of stories in India is
Katha saritsagara
`A thing of beauty is joy forever' was said by
Keats
`King Solomon's Ring' was written by
Konard Lorenz
The famous singer who collapsed and died on the stage during a performance was
Leonard Warren
Gulliver's first name was
Lumuel
Mohenjadaro literally means
Mound of Corpses
The magazine started by M.Karunanidhi was
Murasoli
Bismillah Khan is a famous
Musician
The Tansen Awards are given to
Musicians
The title of Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography was
My Experiments with Truth
By the middle of the 1st century,the city that was famous for fine arts was
Patali putra
John Masefield was a famous
Poet
Subramanya Bharthi was a noted
Poet
The person who is known as father of Carnatic Classical music is
Purandara dasa
The first Cartoonist to win the B.D.Goenka Award was
R.K .Laxman
`Malgudi Days' was written by
R.K .Narayan
`Guide' was written by
R.K.Narayan
National Anthem of India was written by
Rabindra nath Tagore
`Kanthapura' was written by
Raja Rao
In 1982,Arun Shourie won the
Ramon Magsaysay
The `Riddle of the Sands' was written by
Robert Erskine Childers
Treasure Island was written by
Robert Louis Stevenson
The famous museum located in Hyderabad is
Salarjung
"Bhagvatgeet"the movie which won the Lotus Award was made in which Language
Sanskrit
The instrument played by Ustad Ali Akbar Khan is
Sarod
The only Indian actor to have received the Oscar award is
Satyajit Ray
Bismillah Khan specialises in
Shahnai Vadan
The Music instrument that Ravishankar plays is
Sitar
Pablo Picasso was from
Spain
The dancer who,inspite of losing one leg,dances and acts in films is
Sudha Chandran
The 1968 Gnanpith Award was won by
Sumitra Nandhanpant
The 1966 Gnanpith Award was won by
Tara Shankar Nandopa dhyaya
The first full-length feature film was
The Great Train Robbery
Shakespeare's last play was
The Tempest
The seating capacity of the World's smallest theatre Picolo is
Thirty
Babar's Autobiography "Babarnama" is written in the language
Turkish
The 1967 Gnanpith Award was won by
Uma Shankar Joshi & Dr.K.V. Puttappa
Geetha Pravachan in Marathi was written by
Vinoba Bhave
Panchatanra was written by
Vishnu Sharma
The Novel `Moon and Six Pence' was written by
W.S. Maugham
`The Lady of the Lake' was written by
Walter Scott
The Classic "Measure for Measure" was written by
William Shakespeare
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