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1. Which Indian state has the largest number of registered newspapers?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Delhi
c) Tamil Nadu

2. Which business family owns the Outlook Publishing group?
a) The Ambanis
b) The Rahejas
c) The Birlas

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Wrong! The correct answer is Rahejas.
Outlook Publishing India is completely owned by Hathaway Investments, which is the investment arm of the Rahejas. The Mumbai-based Raheja group has interests in businesses like retail, construction as well as cable distribution. The Outlook Publishing group has five magazines in its stable -- Outlook, Outlook Money, Outlook Traveler, Outlook Saptahik and Outlook Home.
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Outlook Publishing India is completely owned by Hathaway Investments, which is the investment arm of the Rahejas. The Mumbai-based Raheja group has interests in businesses like retail, construction as well as cable distribution. The Outlook Publishing group has five magazines in its stable -- Outlook, Outlook Money, Outlook Traveler, Outlook Saptahik and Outlook Home.

3. Who was the first editor of the film magazine, Stardust?
a) Shobhaa De
b) Omar Qureshi
c) Khalid Mohammed

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Wrong! The correct answer is Shobha De.
Shobhaa De is one of the best recognized columnists in India today. She has had diverse careers as model, copywriter, besides being the editor of Stardust and Society magazines. She has also written a number of books, her first best-selling novel being Socialite Evenings in 1990.
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Shobhaa De is one of the best recognized columnists in India today. She has had diverse careers as model, copywriter, besides being the editor of Stardust and Society magazines. She has also written a number of books, her first best-selling novel being Socialite Evenings in 1990.

4. Which is India's oldest newspaper that is still being published?
a) The Times of India
b) Mumbai Samachar
c) Anand Bazar Patrika

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Wrong! The correct answer is Mumbai Samachar.
The first vernacular newspaper in Mumbai was the Gujarati daily Mumbai Samachar, published in 1822 by Fardoonjee Marzban. However, the Bengali newspaper Sangbad Kaumudi, published from Calcutta was the first newspaper in an Indian language. Mumbai Samachar is still being published, and is India's oldest newspaper.
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The first vernacular newspaper in Mumbai was the Gujarati daily Mumbai Samachar, published in 1822 by Fardoonjee Marzban. However, the Bengali newspaper Sangbad Kaumudi, published from Calcutta was the first newspaper in an Indian language. Mumbai Samachar is still being published, and is India's oldest newspaper.

5. Which magazine has Hindi film actress, Hema Malini as its editor?
a) Woman's Era
b) Screen
c) New Woman

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Wrong! The correct answer is New Woman.
New Woman calls itself a magazine for the modern Indian woman and is edited by Hema Malini. The magazine covers topics like personality, marriage, health, beauty, cosmetics, fashion, parenting and women's rights.
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New Woman calls itself a magazine for the modern Indian woman and is edited by Hema Malini. The magazine covers topics like personality, marriage, health, beauty, cosmetics, fashion, parenting and women's rights.

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