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Question 341 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who founded India Party Bolshevik in 1939 at Calcutta?
A
ND Mazumdar
B
MN Roy
C
CR Das
D
Ajit Rai
Question 341 Explanation: 
Bolshevik Party of India
FounderN. Dutta Mazumder
Founded1939
HeadquartersNagpur
IdeologyCommunism Marxism–Leninism
Question 342 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the vehicles used in Kolkata
A
Rickshaws
B
Tram
C
Auto
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 342 Explanation: 
ModelSecond Hand Car Price
Honda City (87)₹ 1 Lakh - 11.65 Lakh
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R (63)₹ 92,000 - 5 Lakh
Maruti Suzuki Swift (57)₹ 1.25 Lakh - 6.85 Lakh
Question 343 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
THE RUMOUR REGARDING GREASED CARTIDGES STARTED IN?
A
CALCUTTA
B
MADRAS
C
NAGPUR
D
DELHI
Question 343 Explanation: 
The rumour regarding greased cartridges started in Calcutta.
Question 344 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This port serves a very large and rich hinterland of Ganga-Brahmaputra basin.
A
Kolkata
B
Haldia
C
Paradwip
D
Chennai
Question 344 Explanation: 
Explain the following line,"Kolkata port serves a very large and rich hinterland of ganga-brahmaputra basin".
Question 345 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Oldest High court in India
A
Hyderabad
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
Madras
Question 345 Explanation: 
The Calcutta High Court is the oldest High Court in India. It has jurisdiction over the State of West Bengal and the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The High Court building''s design is based on the Cloth Hall, Ypres, in Belgium. The court has a sanctioned judge strength of 72.
Question 346 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Our Head Office is located at
A
Kolkata
B
Bhubaneswar
C
Delhi
D
Bengaluru
Question 347 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is situated on the east bank of River
A
Hooghly
B
Ganga
C
Yamuna
D
Sabarmati
Question 347 Explanation: 
North of the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, the city of Calcutta (large purple area) hugs the eastern bank of one of the myriad channels that split off the Ganges River before it empties into the Bay. The arm of the Ganges that runs through Calcutta is known as the Hooghly River.
Question 348 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
To promote Islamic law, a madarasa was set up at ..... in 1861.
A
Bombay
B
Calcutta
C
Benaras
D
Lucknow
Question 348 Explanation: 
to promote the islamic law a madrasa was set up at Calcutta in 1861.
Question 349 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Fort William later came to be known as .....
A
Delhi
B
Calcutta
C
Agra
D
None of the above
Question 349 Explanation: 
The settlement that grew around it was called Maryburgh, after his wife Mary II of England. This settlement was later renamed Gordonsburgh, and then Duncansburgh before being renamed Fort William, this time after Prince William, Duke of Cumberland; known to some Scots as "Butcher Cumberland".
Question 350 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following district Courts will become the first in India to accept e-payments?
A
Pune
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
Delhi
Question 350 Explanation: 
Pune District Court to become India's first court to allow e-Payments.
Question 351 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where were the sons of Tipu Sultan sent after the Vellore Revolt?
A
Calcutta
B
Mumbai
C
Delhi
D
Mysore
Question 351 Explanation: 
“The sons of the late Sultan were made prisoners, and such of them as had arrived at maturity were sent with their families to Vellore, whence some years afterwards, owing to their having been accused of instigating the troops to mutiny in 1806, they were transported to Calcutta.”
Question 352 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata formerly was known as .....
A
Cochin
B
Calicut
C
Calcutta
D
None of the above
Question 352 Explanation: 
Kolkata, Bengali Kalikata, formerly Calcutta, city, capital of West Bengal state, and former capital (1772–1911) of British India. It is one of India's largest cities and one of its major ports.
Question 353 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHAT WAS THE CAPITAL OF INDIA BEFORE DELHI
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Assam
D
None of the above
Question 353 Explanation: 
In December 1911 King George V of Britain decreed that the capital of British India would be moved from Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Delhi.
Question 354 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In 1908, what was the capital of India?
A
Mumbai / Bombay
B
Gurgaon / Gurugram
C
Kolkata / Calcutta
D
New Delhi
Question 354 Explanation: 
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 355 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The average expenditure of a family in first 2 months is 1000 and next 4 months is 750. If the family saves Rs 1200 in the half year. Their monthly average income is :
A
1000
B
1100
C
1050
D
1033.33
Question 356 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The decision to shift India's capital from Calcutta to Delhi was announced at the Grand Durbar
A
1911
B
1912
C
1913
D
1914
Question 356 Explanation: 
During the Delhi Durbar on 12th December 1911, George V, then emperor of India, along with the Queen made the announcement that Capital of India shifted from Calcutta to Delhi, while laying the foundation stone of Capital of India in Coronation Park.
Question 357 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Bengalis love to play
A
Tennis
B
Badminton
C
Chess
D
Football
Question 357 Explanation: 
' The football maidan became an ideal site for those among the Bengalis who were reluctant to actively take part in the freedom struggle. They came to view football as a potent nationalist gesture and defeating the British was considered necessary for their emotional satisfaction.
Question 358 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Sam purchased 20 dozens of toys at the rate of Rs. 360 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs. 35. What was his net percentage loss or profit?
A
16.66 %
B
20%
C
25%
D
33.33%
Question 359 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Former capital of Andaman Nikobar Islands (1945-1955)
A
Calcutta
B
Chennai
C
Bhuvneshwar
D
Puducherry
Question 359 Explanation: 
Port Blair, city, capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory, India, in the Bay of Bengal.
Question 360 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Analogy :S : H :: J : .....
A
P
B
Q
C
R
D
S
Question 360 Explanation: 
Examples of Word Analogies

hammer : nail :: comb : hair. white : black :: up : down. mansion : shack :: yacht : dinghy. short : light :: long : heavy.
There are 360 questions to complete.

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