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Question 181 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Besides flooding what happens to the old canals in Kolkata when it rains too much?
A
people swim in them
B
garbage clogs them
C
people ride jetskis on them
D
people plant rice in them
Question 181 Explanation: 
Kolkata is vulnerable to a number of natural hazards that lead to water-logging and flooding, including cyclones, tidal upsurges, storms, and intense local precipitation.
Question 182 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which team won the first Hero ISL
A
Chennaiyin FC
B
FC Goa
C
Atletico de Kolkata
D
Odisha FC
Question 182 Explanation: 
A total of 13 teams participates in the tournament. Aizawl F. C. was the winner of Hero I-League Football in 2017.
Question 183 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following Universities introduced modification in its constitution by adopting the pattern of the University of London?
A
Banaras Hindu University
B
University of Delhi
C
Jawaharlal Nehru University
D
University of Calcutta
Question 184 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This port is situated on the confluence of river Hugli and Haldi. It receives larger ships which cannot enter the Kolkata port
A
a] Paradip
B
b] Vishakapatnam
C
c] Haldia
D
d] Port Blair
Question 184 Explanation: 
The Kolkata Port (KoPT), located on the left bank of Hugli River is the first major as well as the only riverine port in India.
Question 185 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Bose Institute?
A
Dispur
B
New Delhi
C
Mumbai
D
Kolkata
Question 185 Explanation: 
Emblem of Bose Institute
TypeAutonomous Research Institution
DirectorUday Bandyopadhyay
LocationKolkata , West Bengal , India22.5861°N 88.3937°ECoordinates:22.5861°N 88.3937°E
CampusUrban
Question 186 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Di mana kota terbesar di India?
A
Mumbay
B
Calcutta
C
Hyderabad
D
New Delhi
Question 187 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is .....' than any other city in India
A
Bigger
B
Big
C
Biggest
D
None of the above
Question 187 Explanation: 
No other city in India is as big as Kolkata.
Question 188 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In July, 2019 the reserve Bank of India re-appointed N S Swaminathan as a deputy governor. In which year and where was the RBI founded?
A
1950; Mumbai
B
1935; Kolkata
C
1950; Kolkata
D
1935; Mumbai
Question 188 Explanation: 
"The Central Government has re-appointed Shri Mahesh Kumar Jain as Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India for a period of two years with effect from June 22, 2021, or until further orders, whichever is earlier, upon completion of his existing term on June 21, 2021," the central bank said in a statement.
Question 189 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The principal seat of Madhya Pradesh High Court is at :
A
Gwalior
B
Indore
C
Bhopal
D
NOTA
Question 189 Explanation: 
Madhya Pradesh High Court मध्य प्रदेश उच्च न्यायालय
Panoramic view of the Court building
Established2 January 1956; 64 years ago
JurisdictionMadhya Pradesh
LocationPrincipal Seat: Jabalpur, M.P. Circuit Benches: Indore & Gwalior
Question 190 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Vrihadaranyak is the oldest .....
A
Aranyakas
B
Upanishads
C
Puranas
D
Vedas
Question 190 Explanation: 
Brihadaranyaka
IASTBṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad
Datepre-Buddhist, ~9th to 6th century BCE
Author(s)Yajnavalkya
TypeMukhya Upanishads
Question 191 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
CALCUTTA JOURNAL WAS STARTED BY
A
HICKEY
B
BUCKINGHAM
C
WARREN HASTINGS
D
SURENDRANATH BANERJEE
Question 191 Explanation: 
History. The Calcutta Gazette was founded by Francis Gladwin, an officer in the British East India Company, and an orientalist. Its first issue was published on 4 March 1784.
Question 192 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who started schools for Muslim girls in Patna and Kolkata?
A
Mumtaz Ali
B
Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain
C
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
D
Annie Besant
Question 192 Explanation: 
Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain opened school for Muslim girls in places like Patna and Calcutta.
Question 193 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Subhash Chandra Bose airport is in
A
Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
Bangalore
Question 193 Explanation: 
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport, Kolkata (Dum Dum) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport is an international airport located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is located approximately 17 km from the city center. NSCBI Airport is one of the oldest airports of the country.
Question 194 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one of the following is one of the popular landmarks of Kolkata?
A
The Howrah bridge
B
The Viceroy Church
C
A Clock tower
D
Teen Murti Bhavan
Question 194 Explanation: 
Victoria MemorialQueen's Way, Kolkata
Fort WilliamMaidan, Kolkata
Belur MathBelur, Howrah
Marble PalaceGour Nagar, Kolkata
Jorasanko Thakur BariGirish Park, Kolkata
Question 195 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is the nucleus of the Hugli Industrial Region?
A
Kolkata-Haora
B
Kolkata-Medinipur
C
Kolkata-Rishra
D
Kolkata-Konnagar
Question 195 Explanation: 
The correct answer is Kolkata-Howrah. The river Hooghly offered the best site for the development of an inland river port as the nucleus for the development of the Hugli industrial region.
Question 196 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is also called
A
City of Joy
B
Pink City
C
Blue Vity
D
None of the above
Question 196 Explanation: 
Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and is located in eastern India on the east bank of the River Bhagirathi-Hooghly (Ganga). The city was a colonial city developed by the East India Company and then by the British Empire.
Question 197 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Delhi is the present capital of India. What was the previous capital of India till 1911?
A
Chennai
B
Calcutta
C
Mumbai
D
Coimbatore
Question 197 Explanation: 
In December 1911 King George V of Britain decreed that the capital of British India would be moved from Calcutta (which is today called Kolkata) to Delhi.
Question 198 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who founded calcutta Madrasah?
A
William jones
B
Raja rammohan roy
C
Warren hastings
D
None of the above
Question 198 Explanation: 
Popular name for the Mohammedan College of Calcutta, also known as Aliah Madrasah, a Muslim educational institution founded in 1780 by Warren Hastings, Governor-General of India, since 2008, Aliah University.
Question 199 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was Chittaranjan das born?
A
Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
Punjab
Question 199 Explanation: 
Chittaranjan was the son of Bhuban Mohan Das, and nephew of the Brahmo social reformer Durga Mohan Das. His father was a solicitor and a journalist who edited the English church weekly, The Brahmo Public Opinion. He is generally referred to by the honorific Desh Bandhu meaning "Friend of the nation".
Question 200 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
It is a railway station in kolkata
A
Bird Sanctuary
B
Sealdah
C
Dadar
D
Bandra
Question 200 Explanation: 
Kolkata railway station (formerly known as Chitpur station) is the newest of the five intercity railway stations serving Howrah and Kolkata, India; the others are Sealdah station in Kolkata and Howrah station, Shalimar station and Santragachi Junction in Howrah.
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