Essential Knowledge Quiz Book
    Essential Knowledge Quiz Book (English, Paperback, Derek O'Brien)

    Essential Knowledge Quiz Book  (English, Paperback, Derek O'Brien)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Penguin
    • ISBN: 9780143061984, 0143061984
    • Edition: 1st Edition, 2006
    • Pages: 352
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    Essential Knowledge Quiz Book, by Derek O’Brien, is a companion guide, for individuals who enjoy participating in quiz contests.

    Summary Of The Book

    Essential Knowledge Quiz Book, is useful for anyone who is either a quiz fanatic or preparing for exams.

    This book features three thousand questions, designed to tempt and tease people of all ages. The content is divided into one thousand General Knowledge questions and two thousand questions on specialized subjects such as Hindu Mythology, Earthquakes, Indus Valley Civilization, the Italian Renaissance, Buddhism, Comets, Bill Gates and even the FA Cup, to name a few.

    This text is guaranteed to increase readers’ knowledge base and hone in their skills for specific sets of questions such as Prime Ministers, Indian Presidents, Bollywood, the Human Body, Oddball Cricket Stats and even the Mughal dynasty.

    Essential Knowledge Quiz Book is set in multiple choice format. It is designed to replicate an actual quiz show environment. By reading this book, readers will not only increase their general knowledge base but will have loads of fun quizzing their friends and family.

    About Derek O’Brien

    Derek O’Brien, is an author, member of parliament and television game show host of Bournvita Quiz Contest.

    Apart from Essential Knowledge Quiz Book, he has also authored numerous quiz books such as The Ultimate India Quiz Book, The Ultimate Book of Knowledge (Volume - 2), and The Puffin Factfinder.

    O’Brien’s books, are full of factual information, designed to increase general knowledge. All presented in a clear and informative manner.
    He is also the CEO of Derek O’Brien & Associates, which has been in business for over twenty years. He currently resides in Kolkata. Derek joined the West Bengal ruling party All India Trinamool Congress in the year 2004. He is the first Anglo Indian to cast a vote in the 2012 presidential elections in the history of India. He has studies in St. Columba’s school, Delhi and in Scottish Church College in Kolkata. Derek has worked as a journalist for the magazine Sportsworld, and at the advertising firm, Ogilvy. He’s married to Dr. Tonuca Basu and has a daughter, Aanya.

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    Book Details
    • Imprint
      • PENGUIN
    • Publication Year
      • 2006
    • Authored By
      • Derek O'Brien
    • Weight
      • 264 g
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    Nice for Timepass Reading

    This book contains nice information and interisting facts.But cant be used for preparation for quizzes.Only for reading for timepass according to me.But it is worth buying.

    Shouvik Dey

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    28 Jun, 2014


    Good book but too expensive

    Good content with 50 random GK quizzes. Also many other short quizzes from different areas. Though it covers many areas, the number of questions are too less(just about 20 from each).
    Too expensive

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