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Question 361 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Q5..... is the most important festival of Kolkata.
A
Durga Puja
B
Ganesh Chaturthi
C
Onam
D
None of the above
Question 361 Explanation: 
Durga Puja is the most important festival in the city of Kolkata. The festival celebrates the victory of good over evil. This festival is celebrated for five days and marked by prayers to goddess Durga, feasts, rejoicing, music, dance and drama.
Question 362 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
"Tensions Increase Over kashmir""Hindus and Muslims Clash in Calcutta Riots""Threat of Nuclear Conflict Worries World"These headlines refer to events in which region?
A
Latin America
B
sub-Saharan Africa
C
sub-continent of India
D
East Asia
Question 363 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Mother Teresa received her "call to serve the poor", when she was travelling from .....
A
Calcutta to Delhi
B
Calcutta to Patna
C
Darjeeling to Calcutta
D
Calcutta to Darjeeling
Question 363 Explanation: 
The answer came on September 10, 1946, as she rode the train to her old convent in Darjeeling. She felt what she later called “the call within the call” — the call to live among Calcutta's poor and dedicate her life to serving them. Mother Teresa was able to help the poor and sick in Calcutta in many different ways.
Question 364 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Published Works done by W.C. Banerjee are?
A
Indian Politics: A Collection of Essays and Addresses with an Introduction by W. C. Banerjee in Madras in 1898.
B
Reform of the Hindu Marriage Laws: A Paper Read at a Meeting Held on the 26th of November, 1867 and Reprinted from the Journal of the East India Association in London at Macmillan, 1868.
C
The Hindu Wills Act, of 1870-71 in Calcutta.
D
All of the above
Question 364 Explanation: 
He was the co-founder and first president of Indian National Congress. He was the first Indian to act as a Standing Counsel, in which capacity he officiated four times — 1882, 1884, 1886-87. In 1883 he defended Surendranath Banerjee in contempt of court case against him in the Calcutta High Court.
Question 365 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
50 students at Holy Spirit High were interviewed to determine what sports they played, ifany, and the results were as follows:28 play basketball21 play hockey26 play soccer16 play basketball and hockey12 play hockey and soccer15 play basketball and soccer10 play all three sportsHow many play only soccer?
A
9
B
12
C
11
D
15
Question 366 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The first textile mill in the country was established at..... near Kolkata in 1818.
A
Fort Gloster
B
Ambika silk mills
C
Akai impex
D
Alok industries
Question 366 Explanation: 
The first successful textile mill was established in Mumbai in the year 1854. Note: The First Textile Mill of India was instituted at “Fort Gloster” near Kolkata in the year 1818.
Question 367 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata Port is known for its which system?
A
Single Dock System
B
Multi Dock System
C
Twin Dock System
D
All of the Above
Question 367 Explanation: 
Syama Prasad Mukherjee Port Trust
Annual container volume8,44,762 (2019–20)TEUs
Passenger traffic20,396 (2016–17)
Question 368 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata's climate is ..... not very cold nor very hot.
A
extreme
B
moderate
C
harsh
D
None of the above
Question 368 Explanation: 
Kolkata has a Tropical wet-and-dry climate (Köppen climate classification Aw). The annual mean temperature is 26.8 °C (80 °F); monthly mean temperatures range from 15 °C to 30 °C (59 °F to 86 °F).
Question 369 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
One of the tourist attractions of Kolkata
A
Victoria Memorial
B
Belur-Math
C
FortWilliam
D
None of the above
Question 369 Explanation: 
Victoria MemorialHowrah Bridge
Jorasanko Thakur BariMarble Palace Mansion
Princep GhatBirla Mandir
Science CityFort William
Kalighat Kali TempleSt. Paul's Cathedral
Question 370 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What was the capital of the Union of India before New Delhi?
A
Ahmedabad
B
Madras province
C
Calcutta
D
Lucknow
Question 370 Explanation: 
In December 1911 King George V of Britain decreed that the capital of British India would be moved from Calcutta (which is today called Kolkata) to Delhi.
Question 371 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where did the first printed edition of 'Ramcharitmanas' of Tulsidas come out in 1810?
A
Madras
B
Bombay
C
Lucknow
D
Calcutta
Question 371 Explanation: 
It was Ramcharitmanas of Tulsidas, a sixteenth-century text, came out from Calcutta in 1810 which was first edition of Indian religious text published in vernacular.
Question 372 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Part A: What is a central idea of the section titled "Moving to India"?
A
She had always disliked her name and had always wanted to be called Teresa.
B
When teaching at the school in Calcutta, she became concerned about the suffering and violence she saw and was inspired to help.
C
She enjoyed her job at the convent school and was not impacted by the violence she saw.
D
She became a teacher at the Loreto Convent school.
Question 372 Explanation: 
Part A: What is a central idea of the section titled “Moving to India”? She had always disliked her name and had always wanted to be called Teresa. When teaching at the school in Calcutta, she became concerned about the suffering and violence she saw and was inspired to help.
Question 373 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
50 students at Holy Spirit High were interviewed to determine what sports they played, ifany, and the results were as follows:28 play basketball21 play hockey26 play soccer16 play basketball and hockey12 play hockey and soccer15 play basketball and soccer10 play all three sportsHow many students play none of these sports?
A
5
B
6
C
7
D
8
Question 374 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHO IS THE CURRENT CAPTAIN OF KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS 2020
A
EION MORGAN
B
DINESH KARTHIK
C
ANDRE RUSSEL
D
SUNIL NARINE
Question 374 Explanation: 
2020 season
CoachBrendon McCullum
CaptainEoin Morgan (8 - 14 matches) Dinesh Karthik (1 - 7 matches)
Ground(s)Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Most runsShubman Gill (440 Runs)
Question 375 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
CLIMATE OF KOLKATA IS
A
VERY HOT
B
VERY COLD
C
VERY RAINY
D
MODERATE
Question 375 Explanation: 
Kolkata has a Tropical wet-and-dry climate (Köppen climate classification Aw). The annual mean temperature is 26.8 °C (80 °F); monthly mean temperatures range from 15 °C to 30 °C (59 °F to 86 °F).
Question 376 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Drinkwater Bethune set up a girls college in
A
Mumbai
B
Calcutta
C
Madras
D
Delhi
Question 376 Explanation: 
Finding the Bethune College Supported by Dakshinaranjan Mukherjee, Ramgopal Ghosh, Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar, and Madan Mohan Tarkalankar, Bethune founded the Calcutta Female School in 1849. The school started in Mukherjee's home in Baitakkhana (now known as Bowbazar), with 21 girls enrolled.
Question 377 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata was established in
A
1686
B
1687
C
1987
D
1988
Question 377 Explanation: 
The City of Joy's journey from Calcutta to Kolkata Calcutta was established in the year 1686 as a result of the expansion plans of the British Raj.
Question 378 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Congress committee in 1911 Was held at
A
Chennai
B
Delhi
C
Kolkata
D
Bombay
Question 379 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
About 1/3 of Kolkata's twelve million people live in what?
A
boat houses
B
houses
C
apartments
D
slums
Question 379 Explanation: 
About one third of the population of the CMC lives in the slums. There are 2,011 registered, and 3,500 unregistered slums in Kolkata.
Question 380 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Robert Clive was appointed Governor of Bengal in 1764.
  2. Nadir Shah invaded Bengal
  3. Bangla Desh was written by George Harrison to spread awareness of the Bengali Struggle
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 2, 3
C
Only 3,
D
Only 1, 2, 3
There are 380 questions to complete.

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