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Kolkata GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 221 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Birla planetarium located on .....
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Chennai
D
Delhi
Question 222 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata was a small trading village in .....
A
1960
B
1690
C
2020
D
2012
Question 222 Explanation: 
It was in 1690.Job Charnock came on the bank of the river Hooghly (it's the part of the Ganges) and took the lease of three large villages along the east bank of the river - Sutanuti, Govindapur and Kolikata (Calcutta) as a trading post of British East India Company.
Question 223 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which year was India's capital shifted from Calcutta to Delhi?
A
1900
B
1911
C
1929
D
1925
Question 223 Explanation: 
The foundation of Delhi was laid at the Coronation Durbar of 1911 by King George V as the Capital of British India. Prior to this Calcutta served as the capital. Shifting of the Capital from Calcutta to Delhi was led by two major factors: Indian Councils Act of 1909.
Question 224 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHICH IS THE DEEPEST LANDLOCKED PORT OF INDIA?
A
MUMBAI
B
NEW MANGALORE
C
PARADIP
D
KOLKATA
Question 224 Explanation: 
Visakhapatnam is the deepest landlocked and well-protected harbour. This port was originally planned as an outlet for the export of iron ore.
Question 225 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
City's which are NOT in Pakistan
A
Auckland
B
Kolkata
C
Newfoundland
D
All of the above
Question 225 Explanation: 
As of the 2017 Census, there are two megacities, ten million-plus cities, and 100 cities having a population of 100,000 or more.
Question 226 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
An important port of Kolkata is
A
Bombay High
B
Peral Harbour
C
Diamond Harbour
D
Gold Harbour
Question 226 Explanation: 
Port nameSyama Prasad Mookerjee Port
LocationKhidirpur, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TypeLarge River Port (Major Port)
StatusActive
CityKolkata
Question 227 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
He founded a reform association known as Brahmo Sabha (later known as the Brahmo Samaj) in Calcutta.
A
Veeresalingam
B
Ram Mohan Roy
C
Sri Narayan Guru
D
Ramakrishna Paramahansa
Question 227 Explanation: 
Brahmo Samaj, (Sanskrit: “Society of Brahma”) Brahmo also spelled Brahma, theistic movement within Hinduism, founded in Calcutta [now Kolkata] in 1828 by Ram Mohun Roy.
Question 228 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What did she do for the girl's of Kolkata?
A
she them to be dependent
B
she teach them to be independent
C
She teach them to be selfish
D
None of the above
Question 228 Explanation: 
Her education gave her the power not only to read and write, but also to do more- to help other girls to go to school and to build their own dreams. In 1910, she started a school for girls in Kolkata,and to this day, the school is still functioning.
Question 229 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one of the following is a subsidiary port of kolkata?
A
tuticorin
B
jawaharlal nehru
C
haldia
D
visakhapatnam
Question 229 Explanation: 
Haldia port was developed as a subsidiary port, in order to relieve growing pressure on the Kolkata port.
Question 230 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Headquarter of Eastern Command of Indian Army:
A
Dimapur
B
Kolkata
C
Guwahati
D
Gangtok
Question 230 Explanation: 
As per official records, Eastern Command was formed on 01 November 1920 with its summer Headquarters in Nainital and winter Headquarters in Lucknow.
Question 231 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Delhi High Court imposed a ban on sale of online medicines. The PIL in this regard was filed by :
A
Rajendra Menon
B
V K Rao
C
M S Ganapati
D
Zaheer Ahmed
Question 231 Explanation: 
The application for the impleadment was filed in a PIL by Zaheer Ahmed seeking a ban on "illegal" sale of drugs and medicines online.
Question 232 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. After 1865, or after the East India Company became the Diwan, the revenue collected in Bengal could financethe purchase of goods for export.
  2. Bangladesh is a very crowded country. People stay in the lowlands despite frequent flooding.
  3. When the British captured Bengal they framed many new laws to regulate the rules regarding marriage, adoption, inheritance of property etc
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 2, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 1, 3
Question 233 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where first metro rail introduced in India
A
Mumbai
B
Delhi
C
Chennai
D
Kolkata
Question 233 Explanation: 
Ø 1984 – ON 24TH OCTOBER, METRO RAILWAY, KOLKATA, INDIA'S FIRST METRO WAS COMMISSIONED. DISTANCE OF 3.4 KMS. STARTED FUNCTIONING BETWEEN 17 STATIONS. (PREVIOUSLY TOLLYGUNGE) TO KAVINAZRUL COMMISSIONED.
Question 234 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Kolkata (Calcutta) is India's Second larges port city on the Indus river and is the center of India's coal and steel industries.
  2. Howrah bridge is in Kolkata
  3. Jute is an important industry in Kolkata
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 235 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Recently the Home Minister of India inaugurated the campus of NSG Regional Hub at.....
A
Kolkata
B
Raipur
C
Raichur
D
Chennai
Question 236 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If the shopkeeper is in Kolkata and the customer is in Kolkata, the GST paid by customer paid is in the form of
A
IGST
B
CGST
C
CGST and SGST
D
SGST
Question 236 Explanation: 
Since as per current situation, billing address is of different state, hence IGST shall be charged on the invoice. However, since the final consumption is in the state other than the state of billing address, therefore, the “billed to” person shall raise an invoice in the name and GSTIN of “deliver to” person.
Question 237 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
identify this famous church of our city.
A
St. Andrew's Church
B
St. Thomas's Church
C
St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata
D
St. John's Church
Question 237 Explanation: 
NameArea (m2)Notes
Interior
St. Peter's Basilica15,160Largest church in the world
Basilica of Our Lady Aparecida12,000Largest cathedral in the world.
Milan Cathedral11,700
Question 238 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Vidyasagar set up schools for girls in..
A
Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Kerala
D
Calcutta
Question 238 Explanation: 
In 1846, Vidyasagar left Fort William College and joined the Sanskrit College as 'Assistant Secretary'. In 1849 he supported John Elliot Bethune to establish the first permanent girls' school in India, the Bethune School.
Question 239 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The capital of British Indian empire was shifted from ..... to Delhi in 1911.
A
Chennai
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
Puducherry
Question 239 Explanation: 
Hint: In the Year 1911, Delhi became the Capital of British India and it was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi. The decision was taken during the Reign of Lord Harding, who was the Viceroy of India.
Question 240 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who is the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders?
A
Andre Russell
B
Dinesh Karthik
C
Sunil Naraine
D
Rohit Sharma
Question 240 Explanation: 
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan's lack of form in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 has been a talking point in the ongoing season.
There are 240 questions to complete.

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