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Quiz: Test your knowledge of Nobel Laureates in Literature
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Quiz: Test your knowledge of Nobel Laureates in Literature

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  1. In which year did Ernest Hemingway win the Nobel Prize?
  2. To which country does Jean-Paul Sartre who won the Nobel in 1964 belong?
  3. Which German writer won the Nobel Prize in 1999?
  4. Name of the American singer and song writer who won the Nobel in 2016?
  5. Which language does Orhan Pamuk write in?

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ANSWERS

  1. 1954
  2. France
  3. Gunter Grass
  4. Bob Dylan
  5. Turkish

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F A C T F I L E

Quiz: Test your knowledge of Nobel Laureates in Literature

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul T C was a Trinidadian- British writer of fiction and nonfiction. He gained wide readership for his novels and his travel writings. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001. He wrote over 30 books.

He studied in Oxford where he met Patricia Ann Hale his future wife who encouraged him greatly in his writing. He also had a serious relationship with Margaret Gooding a married woman and mother of three. His wife was aware of the affair. He was with both women for 24 years. After his first wife died of cancer and he had ended his affair with Margaret, he met and married Nadira Alvi, a Pakistani journalist.

All his works like The Mystic Masseur, A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, Miguel Street, Half a Life, etc. have been widely praised and he has been called ‘a conjuror of magical prose’.

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Quiz: Test your knowledge of Nobel Laureates in Literature

1. The average human tongue is about 3 inches long.

2. A tongue has between 2000 to 4000 taste buds.

3. The tongue is a muscular hydrostat made up of 8 different muscles inter twined.

4. Your tongue print is as unique as your finger print!

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