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Question 241 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the oldest Gold Club in India?
A
Royal Calcutta Golf Club
B
Royal Bombay Golf Club
C
Bangalore Golf Club
D
Shillong Golf Club
Question 241 Explanation: 
Club information
Course rating73.6/72.1
Question 242 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The average of 25 numbers is zero. Of them, at the most, how many may be greater than zero?
A
12
B
13
C
24
D
CNBD
Question 242 Explanation: 
The average of 25 numbers is zero. It means Atmost 24 number is greater then zero. ∴ 24 numbers can be greater than zero.
Question 243 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is often called the Cultural Capital of .....
A
Pakistan
B
India
C
USA
D
None of the above
Question 243 Explanation: 
Kolkata is perhaps the most important cultural centre of India. The city is the birthplace of modern Indian literary and artistic thought and of Indian nationalism, and its citizens have made great efforts to preserve Indian culture and civilization.
Question 244 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The East India Company did not set up trade centers in
A
Calcutta (Kolkata)
B
Delhi
C
Bombay (Mumbai)
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 245 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
which is the older capital of India in year 1772 to 1911?
A
New Delhi
B
KOLKATA
C
NONE
D
NO CAPITAL OF INDIA DURING YEAR 1772 TO 1911
Question 245 Explanation: 
The correct answer is Calcutta. From 1772 to 1911, Calcutta was the capital of British India. 1772 Calcutta became the capital of British India when the first governor-general, Warren Hastings, transferred all important offices to the city from Murshidabad.
Question 246 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Raman was appointed Deputy Accountant General in 1907, at.....
A
Madras
B
Bengaluru
C
Calcutta
D
Trichy
Question 246 Explanation: 
He got the first place in Competitive examinations and was appointed Deputy Accountant General in 1907 at Calcutta. All his relatives felt happy. But Raman felt like a fish out of water in his new post. He still had hopes and waiting for an opportunity to become a Scientist.
Question 247 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was the first Municipal Corporation in India set up?
A
Bombay
B
Calcutta
C
Delhi
D
Madras
Question 247 Explanation: 
The 1st Municipal Corporation in India was set up at Madras in.
Question 248 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Did Deepanshu not .....(leave) for Kolkata last night?
A
Leave
B
Leaved
C
Been leaving
D
Leaves
Question 249 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which city of east India Trams are still in use
A
Ranchi
B
Patna
C
Kolkata
D
Gangtok
Question 249 Explanation: 
Trams in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal are operated by the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC). It is the only operating tram network in India and the oldest operating electric tram in Asia, running since 1902.
Question 250 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The 106th Indian Science Congress(ISC) was held on 3rd january at Lovely professional university Jalandhar and inaugurated by Pm and science minister Dr.Harshvardhan with the theme 'India-Science and Technology' Where was the first ISC held?
A
Asiatic Society, calcutta
B
Gokuldas Tejpal College, Mumbai
C
Takshila university, Patna
D
Osmania University, Hyderabad
Question 250 Explanation: 
The 106th edition of Indian Science Congress was held in Punjab from 3–7 January 2019. It was inaugurated by Narendra Modi and hosted around 30,000 scientists, including six Nobel laureates.
Question 251 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The airport in Kolkata is named after this leader. Name this leader.
A
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Netaji Subash Chandra Bose
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 251 Explanation: 
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
LocationJessore Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Opened1924
Question 252 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This city was the capital of india till 1911, under the British rule.
A
Kolkata
B
Mumbai
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 252 Explanation: 
Modern period During the British Raj, until 1911, Calcutta was the capital of India. By the latter half of the 19th century, Shimla had become the summer capital. King George V proclaimed the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi at the climax of the 1911 Imperial Durbar on 12 December 1911.
Question 253 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Bosch sets up its first sales office in the year 1922 in which place of India
A
Delhi
B
Adugodi, Bengaluru
C
Calcutta
D
Naganathapura
Question 253 Explanation: 
Bosch entered India in 1922, when Illies & Company set up a sales office in Calcutta.
Question 254 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Automobile industry are located in?
A
Kolkata
B
Rajasthan
C
Tamil nadu
D
Kerala
Question 254 Explanation: 
The Big Three automakers. About 3,000 automobile companies have existed in the United States. In the early 1900s, the U.S. saw the rise of the Big Three automakers; Ford, GM, and Chrysler. The industry became centered around Detroit, in Michigan, and adjacent states (and nearby Ontario, Canada).
Question 255 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Bose Institude in India
A
Dispur
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
New delhi
Question 255 Explanation: 
Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose founded a leading organisation of the nation, Bose Institute, in 1917 with an intention for the advancement of science and diffusion of knowledge.
Question 256 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Indian Army headquarters of Eastern Command is located at
A
Lucknow
B
Jaipur
C
Kolkata
D
Gujrat
Question 256 Explanation: 
Eastern Command
CountryIndia
BranchBritish Indian Army Indian Army
TypeCommand
HeadquartersKolkata
Question 257 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was the party founded?
A
Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
Kerala
Question 257 Explanation: 
Political factions or parties began to form during the struggle over ratification of the federal Constitution of 1787. Friction between them increased as attention shifted from the creation of a new federal government to the question of how powerful that federal government would be.
Question 258 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Arunava drives a car in East direction. She moves 6 km in the same direction and then takes a right turn and moves 15 km. From there she takes again a right turn and moves 10 km. She again turns a right and moves for 18 km to reach her destination. Find how far is she now from the starting point and in which direction with respect to the starting point?
A
5 km, West
B
5 km, South-West
C
5.5 km, North-West
D
NOTA
Question 259 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
PART B: Which of the following pieces of evidence best supports your answer to the previous question?
A
"The answer came on September 10, 1946, as she rode the train to her old convent in Darjeeling." (Paragraph 5)
B
"She then underwent several months of medical training at a local hospital." (Paragraph 6)
C
"In 1949, she and a group of other young women established themselves on the streets of Calcutta as a group committed to serving 'the poorest of the poor. ' " (Paragraph 6)
D
"Mother Teresa was able to help the poor and sick in Calcutta in many different ways." (Paragraph 8)
Question 260 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Durga Puja is the most important festival of West Bengal
  2. Kalinga was the ancient name of Bengal
  3. India, Pakistan, & BangladeshA new economy, new nationalism, Kashmir, Sikh/Hindu relations, and nuclear war are all still current problems in India.
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
There are 260 questions to complete.

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