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The R.K. Narayan quiz

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R.K. Narayan. Photo: Raghubir Singh
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R.K. Narayan. Photo: Raghubir Singh

1. In R. K Narayan’s name, what do the initials R K stand for?

2. During his childhood, Narayan had two unusual animal friends. Name them.

3. This critically acclaimed novel was adapted into a Hindi film that won seven Filmfare awards. Name the top-selling book.

4. Name Narayan’s first novel that was published in 1935.

5. A lot of Narayan’s stories are set in this fictional town. Name it.

6. Narayan married at the age of 27. How old was his wife?


1. Rasipuram Krishnaswami; 2. A monkey and a peacock; 3. The Guide subtitled 'The Tale of a Reluctant Holy Man'; 4. Swami and Friends; 5. Malgudi and 6. 15 years old

Courtesy: Book Lovers Program for Schools

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