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Question 1: ________ (TCKs) often grow up to produce Indo-Nostalgic writings that exhibit palpably deep (and perhaps somewhat romanticized) feelings for their childhoods in the subcontinent.
MoroccoFranceThird culture kidItaly

Question 2: As a category, this production comes under the broader realm of ________- the production from previously colonised countries such as India.
PostcolonialismPostcolonial literatureColonialismChinua Achebe

Question 3: The first book written by an Indian in English was by ________, titled Travels of Dean Mahomet; Mahomet's travel narrative was published in 1793 in England.
British IndianBritish BangladeshiFrederick Akbar MahomedSake Dean Mahomed

Question 4: (Indo-Anglian is a specific term in the sole context of writing that should not be confused with the term ________).
Anglo-IndianIndo-CanadiansBritish IndianBritish Asian

Question 5: ________, a Pulitzer prize winner from the U.S., is a writer uncomfortable under the label of IWE.
R. K. NarayanThe New YorkerBernard MalamudJhumpa Lahiri

Question 6: ________, author of A Suitable Boy (1994) is a writer who uses a purer English and more realistic themes.
J. M. CoetzeeJanet FrameDavid MaloufVikram Seth

Question 7: ________ was the first Indian author to win a literary award in the United States.
Manabendra Nath RoyDhan Gopal MukerjiRamakrishnaJapan

Question 8: Some of these arguments form an integral part of what is called ________.
Literary theoryPostcolonialismDeconstructionFeminist literary criticism

Question 9: ________ wrote in Bengali and English and was responsible for the translations of his own work into English.
Swami VivekanandaNastanirhRabindranath TagoreVisva-Bharati University

Question 10: Amitav Ghosh made his views on this very clear by refusing to accept the Eurasian ________ for his book The Glass Palace in 2001 and withdrawing it from the subsequent stage.
Commonwealth realmCommonwealth Broadcasting AssociationCommonwealth GamesCommonwealth Writers' Prize


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