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Kolkata GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 201 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
I am the capital of the state which has the world famous Sunderbans Delta.
A
Dispur
B
Bhubhaneshwar
C
Kolkata
D
Raipur
Question 202 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. ELEPHANTA CAVES ARE LOCATED NEAR BY KOLKATA
  2. Que -2 Kolkata port is an example of tidal port.
  3. Most people in Kolkata speck in Bengali
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 1, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 2, 3
Question 203 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
CAPITAL OF WEST BENGAL
A
BANARAS
B
LUCKNOW
C
DELHI
D
KOLKATA
Question 203 Explanation: 
Although in area West Bengal ranks as one of the smaller states of India, it is one of the largest in population. The capital is Kolkata (Calcutta). Area 34,267 square miles (88,752 square km).
Question 204 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Many adults and children search the rubbish dumps on the ..... of Kolkata, looking for things to sell or reuse.
A
centre
B
middle
C
outskirts
D
underground
Question 205 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is the capital of
A
Gujarat
B
Odisha
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
West Bengal
Question 206 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, N, O, .....
A
O
B
P
C
S
D
T
Question 207 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Before Delhi, where was the capital of India during the British India?
A
Calcutta
B
Patna
C
Lucknow
D
Bombay
Question 207 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 208 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Quale città è il centro culturale dell'India?
A
Nuova Delhi
B
Calcutta
C
Bangalore
D
Mumbai
Question 209 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who was the creator of Eden Garden
A
Babu Ramchandra Das
B
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
None of these
Question 209 Explanation: 
The Garden of Eden is the biblical earthly paradise created by God to be inhabited by his first human creation - Adam and Eve.
Question 210 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When it rains heavily it causes ..... in the city.
A
Traffic Jam
B
Water logging
C
Diseases
D
None of the above
Question 210 Explanation: 
Heavy rainfall can lead to numerous hazards, for example: flooding, including risk to human life, damage to buildings and infrastructure, and loss of crops and livestock. landslides, which can threaten human life, disrupt transport and communications, and cause damage to buildings and infrastructure.
Question 211 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is the center of India's ..... processing industry.
A
silk
B
jute
C
cotton
D
None of the above
Question 212 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
India's first underwater metro project is set to be launched in which city?
A
Kochi
B
Chennai
C
Kolkata
D
Mumbai
Question 212 Explanation: 
Underground section starts from Phoolbagan to Howrah Maidan
Overview
Other name(s)Hooghly River Tunnel
LocationKolkata metropolitan area, India
Question 213 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which city is known as city of palaces
A
Jaipur
B
Udaipur
C
Kolkata
D
Chandigarh
Question 213 Explanation: 
Mexico City is known as “The City of Palaces”, but why is this? Palaces may not be the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about the capital of Mexico, but after checking out these 5 places that explain the nickname, you'll understand the reason for it. Without a doubt, Mexico City's most famous palace.
Question 214 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHICH OF THESE PLACES ARE THERE IN KOLKATA?
A
BOTANICAL GARDEN
B
VICTORIA MEMORIAL
C
GATEWAY OF INDIA
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 214 Explanation: 
The urban agglomeration encompassed 72 cities and 527 towns and villages, as of 2006. Suburban areas in the Kolkata metropolitan area incorporate parts of the following districts: North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly and Nadia.
Question 215 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata exported.....
A
jute, rice, tea, textiles, chemicals and paper
B
vegetables, tea, textiles, chemicals and paper
C
jute, fruits, textiles, chemicals and paper
D
None of the above
Question 215 Explanation: 
The key items exported from the State are primarily gems and jewellery, iron & steel, tea, etc. FDI into the State has witnessed variations.
Question 216 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where did Bunkum Chandra Chatterjee born?
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Kolkata
D
Hyderabad
Question 216 Explanation: 
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Chatterjee also spelled Catterji, Bengali Baṇkim Candra Caṭṭopādhyāy, (born June 26/27, 1838, near Naihati, Bengal, India—died April 8, 1894, Calcutta), Indian author, whose novels firmly established prose as a literary vehicle for the Bengali language and helped create in India a school of
Question 217 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is known as the ..... capital of India.
A
National
B
Cultural
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 217 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). Kolkata was the capital of the British Indian empire until 1911, when the capital was relocated to Delhi.
Question 218 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata has ..... climate.
A
hot and humid
B
cold
C
warm
D
snow
Question 218 Explanation: 
Kolkata has a Tropical wet-and-dry climate (Köppen climate classification Aw). The annual mean temperature is 26.8 °C (80 °F); monthly mean temperatures range from 15 °C to 30 °C (59 °F to 86 °F). The highest recorded temperature is 43.9 °C (111 °F) and the lowest is 5 °C (41 °F).
Question 219 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is also called.....
A
City of fun
B
City of joy
C
City of sorrows
D
None of the above
Question 219 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 220 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one of the following ports was developed in order to relieve the pressure of Kolkata port?
A
Paradip port
B
Tuticorin port
C
Haldia port
D
Chennai port
Question 220 Explanation: 
Haldia port or Haldia Dock Complex has been built at the meeting place of the Haldi River and Hooghly River. Kolkata Port Trust has been created in this port as the port's partner.
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