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Books and publishing
Books are your best friends. How many times have your parents told you when you were kids? Many, we bet and some of you have become book worms. Take the Rediff business quiz and find out how much you know about the publishing industry.

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1. In 1838, George Palmer Putnam and John Wiley formed the book publishing and retail firm of Wiley & Putnam in New York. Later it went on to become which famous publishing house?
a) Penguin
b) Viking
c) Puffin books

2. Which was the world's oldest known printed book?
a) Gutenberg's Bible
b) The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye
c) The Diamond Sutra

3. Which was America's first daily newspaper?
a) Chicago Tribune
b) New York Times
c) The Pennsylvania Evening Post

4. Which was the first movie magazine?
a) Photoplay
b) Esquire
c) Playboy

5. Which Harry Potter book was published in two different names?
a) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
b) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
c) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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