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Question 1: Commonly called polli-kobi (pastoral poet) Jasimuddin, ________, widely known for his 'playing with words' are also notable.
Bengali literatureBengali languageShamsur RahmanBangladesh

Question 2: In a similar category is ________, who was invited to post-partition Bangladesh as the National Poet and whose work transcends sectarian boundaries.
Bipin Chandra PalSwami VivekanandaKazi Nazrul IslamSri Aurobindo

Question 3: The term Bengali literature refers to literary works written in Bengali language particularly from ________ and the Indian provinces of West Bengal and Tripura.
BangladeshPakistanMalaysiaSri Lanka

Question 4: The painters are ________ and Karunanidhan Mukhopadhyay.
Malay Roy ChoudhuryAnil KaranjaiSamir RoychoudhuryAllen Ginsberg

Question 5: The genre of parallel novel-writing started from the 1960s with the ________ Movement.
Hungry generationPoetryBengali languageMalay Roy Choudhury

Question 6: Jatindramohan Bagchi, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Jibanananda Das, along with ________, marks the beginning of the major move to transcend the Tagore legacy .
KolkataPremendra MitraBengalBuddhadeb Bosu

Question 7: The famous Bengali linguist Harprashad Shastri discovered the palm leaf ________ manuscript in the Nepal Royal Court Library in 1907.

Question 8: After him Tarashankar Bandopadhyay, Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay, ________, are the three Bandopadhyays who broke out into a new era of realistic writing style.
RamakrishnaManik BandopadhyayRam Mohan RoyScottish Church College, Calcutta

Question 9: Since the partition of ________ in 1947, the east and west parts of Bengal have also developed their own distinctive literatures.
BengalBangladeshIndiaWest Bengal

Question 10: ________ has introduced a completely new genre of Bengali short story writing called 'Atibastab' or 'Hyperreal' during 1990s.
Allen GinsbergMalay Roy ChoudhuryHungry generationPoetry


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