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Question 281 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
1st ipl team in 2020
A
Rajasthan Royals
B
Chennai Super Kings
C
Kolkata Knight Riders
D
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Question 281 Explanation: 
  • Chennai Super. Kings. M. A. Chidambaram Stadium. 2010, 2011, 2018, 2021.
  • Delhi. Capitals. Arun Jaitley Stadium.
  • Kolkata Knight. Riders. Eden Gardens.
  • Mumbai. Indians. Wankhede Stadium.
  • Punjab. Kings. IS Bindra Stadium.
  • Rajasthan. Royals. Sawai Mansingh Stadium.
  • Royal Challengers. Bangalore. M.
  • Sunrisers. Hyderabad. Rajiv Gandhi Intl.
Question 282 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Shanti Niketan founded by .....
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
Vivekanand
C
Ram Krishna Paramhans
D
None of the above
Question 282 Explanation: 
On 22nd December 1901, Rabindranath Tagore established his school at Santiniketan with five students (including his eldest son) and an equal number of teachers. He originally named it Brahmacharya Ashram in the tradition of ancient forest hermitages.
Question 283 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
At which place was Abul Kalam Azad tried and arrested by the British Government for sedition in December 1921?
A
Bombay
B
Pune
C
Calcutta
D
Delhi
Question 283 Explanation: 
Azad was tried and arrested in Calcutta in December 1921, under the sedition law, for a few of the speeches he had made in July 1921.
Question 284 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHICH TEAM WON THE FINAL MATCH OF ISL IN 2014?
A
KERALA BLASTERS FC
B
ODISHA FC
C
BENGALARU FC
D
ATLETICO DE KOLKATA
Question 284 Explanation: 
Atlético de Kolkata Kolkata won the match 2–0 with goals coming from Fikru Teferra and Jakub Podaný. ATK qualified for the play-offs after they drew Goa at the Salt Lake Stadium 1–1 on 10 December 2014.
Question 285 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
International Airport "Netaji-Subhash-Chandra-Bose" is located at?
A
Kolkata
B
Mumbai
C
Jaipur
D
Dehradun
Question 285 Explanation: 
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
LocationJessore Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Opened1924
Question 286 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Rokeya started a school in ....., 1910
A
Kolkata
B
Mumbai
C
Pune
D
Chennai
Question 287 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What floods easily in Kolkata?
A
old canals
B
houses on stilts
C
mansions on hills
D
the ocean:)
Question 287 Explanation: 
Flooding is also possible in developed areas of Kolkata with easily overwhelmed stormwater drainage systems. Sites located downstream from large reservoirs or rivers may be subject to flash flooding after relatively short periods of intense rainfall.
Question 288 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Schools for Muslim girls in Patna and Calcutta was started by
A
Veerasalingam pantulu
B
Pandit Ramabai
C
Tarabai shinde
D
Begin Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain
Question 288 Explanation: 
Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain opened school for Muslim girls in places like Patna and Calcutta.
Question 289 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Amitav Ghosh recently got selected for Jnanpith Award. It award is given to people who write in which of the following languages?
A
Only Hindi
B
Hindi, Sanskrit and English
C
All 22 languages under the Indian Constitution
D
Only English
Question 289 Explanation: 
YearRecipient(s)Language(s)
2016 (52nd)Shankha GhoshBengali
2017 (53rd)Krishna SobtiHindi
2018 (54th)Amitav GhoshEnglish
2019 (55th)Akkitham Achuthan NamboothiriMalayalam
Question 290 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The average weight of 8 person's increases by 2.75 kg when a new person comes in place of one of them weighing 55 kg. What might be the weight of the new person?
A
95 kg
B
83 kg
C
77 kg
D
69 kg
Question 290 Explanation: 
The average weight of 8 person's increases by 2.5 kg when a new person comes in place of one of them weighing 65 kg. What might be the weight of the new person? Total weight increased = (8 x 2.5) kg = 20 kg.
Question 291 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
It is a popular sweet of Kolkata
A
Ladoo
B
Jalebi
C
Rasgulla
D
Barfi
Question 291 Explanation: 
Taste Traditional Bengali Sweets when in Kolkata
  • Sandesh.
  • Rosogolla.
  • Chhanar Payesh.
  • Chom chom.
  • Mishti Doi.
Question 292 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which city India's largest museum " The Indian Museum" located?
A
Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Hyderabad
D
Mumbai
Question 292 Explanation: 
The courtyard of the Indian Museum
Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Websitewww.indianmuseumkolkata.org
Question 293 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Name the cyclone that recently hit Kolkata?
A
cyclone Amphan
B
cyclone Nisarga
C
cyclone Fani
D
cyclone Vayu
Question 293 Explanation: 
Cyclone Jawad: Kolkata on heavy rainfall alert for weekend - Cities News.
Question 294 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
William Jones arrived in Calcutta as a junior judge but he was also a .....
A
French
B
Anglicist
C
Linguist
D
None of the above
Question 294 Explanation: 
William Jones was appointed as a junior judge in Supreme Court Calcutta in 1783, and later started a journal called Asiatic Researches. Besides being an expert in law, he was a linguist and studied many languages like Greek, Latin, French, etc.
Question 295 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is not matched correctly about Subhash Chandra Bose?
A
Mother : Prabhavati Devi
B
Born : Kolkata
C
Father : A Lawyer
D
Forward Block formation: 1939
Question 295 Explanation: 
No results found for Which of the following is not correct about Subhas Chandra Bose * He is called the beacon light of the Asia He became the congress president for the first time in 1993 He proclaimed the 'delhi chalo'. He said," Tum mujhe khoon do, main tumhe azadi dunga"..
Question 296 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of these is not fully true about Indus Valley Civilization?
A
Dead bodies were buried
B
Cotton and woollen fabrics were used
C
Dove and Pigeons were worshipped
D
Became extinct due to Aryan invasion
Question 296 Explanation: 
The correct answer is option 1. i.e. The Indus people were the first to produce cotton. It has been discovered from the facts that the farmers in the Indus valley were the first to spin and weave cotton.
Question 297 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The head quarters of Ramakrishna mission is at
A
Belur Math, Kolkata
B
Ramakrishna Math, Narendrapur
C
Ramakrishna Math, Cossipore
D
Ramakrishna Math, Rajarhat
Question 297 Explanation: 
The headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and its twin organisation, Ramakrishna Mission is at Belur Math (in West Bengal, India).
Question 298 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Fort St. George: Madras : : Fort St. William: .....
A
Chennai
B
Calcutta
C
Bombay
D
Ajmer
Question 298 Explanation: 
Built by the British East India Company in 1640, Fort St. George was the first fortress in India founded in the year 1644. It houses the famous St Mary's Church (an ancient Anglican Church), a museum (contains antics and artefacts from British Rule) and Wellesley House (paintings of the Fort Governer.)
Question 299 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
a port was developed as a subsidiary port in order to relieve growing pressure on the kolkata port?
A
haldia
B
kochi
C
kandia
D
Vishakhapatnam
Question 299 Explanation: 
Haldia port was developed as a subsidiary port, in order to relieve growing pressure on the Kolkata port.
Question 300 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Rickshaws are a traditional form of transportation of Kolkata.
  2. The Sun Temple is in Kolkata
  3. The company established in Fort Gloaster near Kolkata was a failure.
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 300 questions to complete.

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