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Question 261 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Hoara bridge is situated in
A
Kolkata
B
Lucknow
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 262 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In 1784, ..... founded Asiatic society in Kolkata.
A
Friedrich Max Muller
B
Sir William Jones
C
James Mill
D
James Mill
Question 262 Explanation: 
Asiatic Society of Bengal, scholarly society founded on Jan. 15, 1784, by Sir William Jones, a British lawyer and Orientalist, to encourage Oriental studies. At its founding, Jones delivered the first of a famous series of discourses.
Question 263 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata region of India celebrates ..... puja by offering hibiscus flowers, fish, meat, and several other offerings to Goddess Kali.
A
Durga Puja
B
Shyama Puja
C
Saraswati Puja
D
Laxmi Puja
Question 263 Explanation: 
Diwali is celebrated in the honour of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth.
Question 264 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
River ..... is in Kolkata.
A
Hooghly
B
Ganga
C
Brahmaputra
D
None of the above
Question 264 Explanation: 
The arm of the Ganges that runs through Calcutta is known as the Hooghly River. It is the large, pale green river running through the left side of the image. Calcutta, also referred to as Kolkata, is about 100 miles north of where the Hooghly empties into the Bay via the Mouths of the Ganges.
Question 265 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The soldier who attacked a British officer near Calcutta
A
Mangal Pandey
B
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
C
Bipin Chandra Pal
D
Motilal Nehru
Question 265 Explanation: 
Mangal Pandey was arrested and sentenced to death after he attacked British officers in Barrackpore on March 29, 1857.
Question 266 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If a seller increases the price first by 40% and then 10%. What is the net percentage increase in price?
A
50%
B
54%
C
68%
D
56%
Question 266 Explanation: 
∴ Net percentage increases is 82%.
Question 267 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHO WON THE FINAL MATCH OF 2014 IPL?
A
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
B
KINGS XI PUNJAB
C
MUMBAI INDIANS
D
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
Question 267 Explanation: 
M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
TossKolkata Knight Riders, elected to field first
SeriesPepsi Indian Premier League
Season2014
Series resultKolkata Knight Riders won the 2014 Pepsi Indian Premier League
Question 268 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Vedic term "Vis" means?
A
The family
B
The clan
C
The priest
D
Courier
Question 268 Explanation: 
[A] Clan. During the Rig Vedic Age the family was part of a larger grouping which was called vis or clan. One or more than one clans made jana or tribe. The largest social unit was known as jana.
Question 269 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF INDIA IS SITUATED IN
A
MUMBAI
B
NEW DELHI
C
KOLKATA
D
MADRAS
Question 269 Explanation: 
Façade of the National Library of India
CountryIndia
TypeNational library
Established1836 (as Calcutta Public Library) 30 January 1903 (as Imperial Library) 1 February 1953 (as National Library of India)
Collection
Question 270 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The cost price of a shirt and a pair of trousers is Rs 371. If the shirt costs 12% more than the trousers, find the cost price of the trousers
A
150
B
175
C
160
D
200
Question 271 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... port was developed as a subsidiary port in order to relieve the growing pressure on the kolkata port
A
Chennai port
B
kandla
C
Haldia port
D
new mangalore port
Question 271 Explanation: 
Haldia port was developed as a subsidiary port, in order to relieve growing pressure on the Kolkata port.
Question 272 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is the Victoria Memorial situated?
A
Mumbai
B
Goa
C
Kolkata
D
Madurai
Question 272 Explanation: 
Façade of the Victoria Memorial
Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Established1921
LocationJawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TypeMuseum
Question 273 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The first Psychology Laboratory in India was established in which year and University?
A
1917, Calcutta University
B
1922, University of Mysore
C
1915, Calcutta University
D
1916, Patna University
Question 273 Explanation: 
The Journey of Psychology as an independent discipline in India began with the establishment of the Department of Experimental Psychology, in 1916, in Calcutta University.
Question 274 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
THIS IS THE PICTURE OF WHICH FESTIVAL AND THIS IS THE MAIN FESTIVAL OF WHICH CITY? HOW MANY DAYS IT IS CELEBRATED?
A
IT IS THE PICTURE OF GANESH CHATURTHI.IT IS THEMAIN FESTIVAL MAIN FESTIVAL OF MUMAI.IT IS CELEBRATED FOR TEN DAYS.
B
IT IS THE PICTURE OF DURGA PUGA.IT IS THE MAIN FESTIVAL OF KOLKATA. SAPTAMI, ASHTAMI, NAVAMI, DASHMI THE DAY WHEN THE PUJA ENDS.IT IS CELEBRATED FOR FIVE DAYS PANCHAMI AND SHOSHTI BEFORE SAPTAMI.
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 274 Explanation: 
The picture given in the image is Rath Yatra. It is celebrated in Puri, Odisha.
Question 275 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Geeta contains ..... verses.
A
828
B
800
C
700
D
512
Question 275 Explanation: 
The Bhagavad Gita is a poem written in the Sanskrit language. Its 700 verses are structured into several ancient Indian poetic meters, with the principal being the shloka (Anushtubh chanda). It has 18 chapters in total.
Question 276 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the current home ground of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)?
A
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
B
Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium
C
Eden Gardens
D
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Question 276 Explanation: 
Personnel
Founded2008
Home groundEden Gardens, Kolkata
Capacity68,000
History
Question 277 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Ghaghra is commonly worn in west bengal
  2. India, Pakistan, & BangladeshJawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India.
  3. Tigers are the biggest cats in the world.
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 278 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. A group of Muslim landlords and nawabs formed the All India Muslim League at Dacca in 1906. The League did not supported the partition of Bengal.
  2. River Indus flows through Bangladesh.
  3. bangladesh is recently won the under-19 world cup 2020 match
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 1, 3
C
Only 3,
D
Only 1, 2, 3
Question 279 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Biggest City In India is :
A
Mumbai
B
Delhi
C
Kolkata
D
Chennai
Question 279 Explanation: 
Bombay (Mumbai), India's largest city, has a metropolitan area population of more than 15 million.
Question 280 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Wajid Ali Shah was exiled to
A
Rangoon
B
Madras
C
Kolkata
D
Lahore
Question 280 Explanation: 
His kingdom, long protected by the East India Company (EIC) under treaty, was annexed by the EIC on 11 February 1856, two days before the ninth anniversary of his coronation. The Nawab was exiled to Garden Reach in Metiabruz, then a suburb of Kolkata, where he lived out the rest of his life on a generous pension.
There are 280 questions to complete.

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