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Kolkata GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 21 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is in an important port of the river
A
Ganga
B
Hooghly
C
Son
D
Chambal
Question 21 Explanation: 
The Kolkata Port (KoPT), located on the left bank of Hugli River is the first major as well as the only riverine port in India.
Question 22 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is the Eden Gardens cricket stadium?
A
Visakhapatnam
B
Kolkata
C
Delhi
D
Amritsar
Question 22 Explanation: 
The hallowed turf of Eden Gardens is located in the heart of Kolkata, West Bengal in India. Also known as the home of Indian cricket, it is the country's oldest stadium and also, the largest in terms of capacity.
Question 23 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
the cheapest mean of transport for travelling long distance like kolkata to delhi
A
both aeroplane and train are same
B
none
C
aeroplane
D
train
Question 24 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where Prabhupad took renounced order?
A
First meeting with Bhakti Siddhant Saraswati in Calcutta
B
Mathura
C
Abhay's Sannyas ceremony at Mathura
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 24 Explanation: 
In Hinduism, the renounced order of life is sannyāsa; in Buddhism, the Pali word for "renunciation" is nekkhamma, conveying more specifically "giving up the world and leading a holy life" or "freedom from lust, craving and desires".
Question 25 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the famous landmark of Kolkata?
A
Juhu Beach
B
Howrah Bridge
C
Statue of Unity
D
India gate
Question 25 Explanation: 
Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, is the educational, commercial and cultural centre of the Eastern part of India, and is the third most populous metropolitan city of India. Kolkata is a pioneer in the field of drama, arts, theatre and literature with several nobel laureates contributing to the Kolkata culture.
Question 26 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was the first Jute mill set up?
A
Mumbai
B
Surat
C
Kanpur
D
Kolkata
Question 26 Explanation: 
The Acland Mill was the first jute mill established in India. The mill was established in 1855 by British entrepreneur George Acland and Bengali financier Babu Bysumber Sen in Rishra, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day West Bengal, India).
Question 27 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Complete the series :4.5, 18, 72, 288, .....
A
1024
B
1152
C
1260
D
1336
Question 28 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Tram , Rickshaws are the main transport system in
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 28 Explanation: 
Tram systems. In brief. A tram system consists of vehicles, which run on tracks on urban roads. They usually share the street with. other road users (private vehicles, cyclists, pedestrians), but some lines might also operate on a segregated.
Question 29 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which city is also know as 'city of Joy'?
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Delhi
D
None of the above
Question 29 Explanation: 
Kolkata has rightly been called the 'City of Joy' by French author Dominique Lapierre. Kolkatans know how to enjoy - be it Durga Puja, Christmas or New Year celebrations. The last eight days of 2010 have been nothing but revelry.
Question 30 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Madrasa was set up in, Calcutta in the year
A
1750
B
1761
C
1771
D
1781
Question 30 Explanation: 
Popular name for the Mohammedan College of Calcutta, also known as Aliah Madrasah, a Muslim educational institution founded in 1780 by Warren Hastings, Governor-General of India, since 2008, Aliah University.
Question 31 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is situated at the banks of river
A
Padma
B
Hoogly
C
Brahmaputra
D
Gomati
Question 31 Explanation: 
It is the only major riverine port of India situated around 203 kilometers from the sea. It is situated at the junction of the Haldi and the Hooghly River. Complete answer: > Kolkata port is situated on the banks of river Hooghly.
Question 32 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is kali krishna girls high school situated?
A
Delhi
B
Merra, Chennai
C
Barasat, a suburb of Calcutta
D
Maharashtra
Question 33 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The first Jute mill of India was established at .....இந்தியாவில் முதல் சணல் ஆலை நிறுவப்பட்ட இடம்
A
Kolkata கொல்கத்தா
B
Mumbai மும்பை
C
Ahmedabad அகமதாபாத்
D
Baroda பரோடா
Question 33 Explanation: 
ஆடம்ஜி சணல் ஆலை ( Adamjee Jute Mill) என்பது, வங்காளதேசத்தில் உள்ள ஒரு சணல் ஆலை ஆகும். இது நாராயண்கஞ்ச்சில் 1950 ஆம் ஆண்டில் ஆடம்ஜி குழுமத்தால் நிறுவப்பட்டது. இது இந்தியாவின் கொல்கத்தா சணல் ஆலைகளையும், ஸ்காட்லாந்தின் டண்டீயையும் சணல் உற்பத்தியில் தாண்டியது .
Question 34 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose Botanic Garden located
A
Srinagar
B
Jodhpur
C
Kolkata
D
Mumbai
Question 34 Explanation: 
Indian Botanic Garden, in full Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, formerly Royal Botanic Garden, botanical garden in Haora (Howrah), West Bengal, India, famous for its enormous collections of orchids, bamboos, palms, and plants of the screw pine genus (Pandanus).
Question 35 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
kolkata question: what is a busti and are they large, and modern?
A
a collection of huts standing in a plot of land of at least one sixth of an acre; No
B
A breed of dog; Yes
C
A type of car; yes
D
A kind of shoe; no
Question 35 Explanation: 
Kolkata Calcutta
CountryIndia
StateWest Bengal
DivisionPresidency
DistrictKolkata
Question 36 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Using rickshaws as transportation during the wet season in Kokata (Calcutta), India- is an example of which Five Themes of Geography?
A
place
B
movement
C
region
D
human-environment interaction
Question 37 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where in India a Madrasa was set up in 1781 to promote the study of Arabic , Persian and Islamic Law?
A
Calcutta
B
Banaras
C
Madras
D
Bombay
Question 37 Explanation: 
A madrasa was set up in Calcutta in 1781 to promote the study of Arabic, Persian and Islamic law; and the Hindu College was established in Benaras in 1791 to encourage the study of ancient Sanskrit texts that would be useful for the administration of the country.
Question 38 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Harsh wanted to subtract 5 from a number. Unfortunately, he added 5 instead of subtracting. Find the percentage change in the result.
A
5%
B
20%
C
66.66%
D
CNBD
Question 39 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
where will the first underground metro will be built
A
mumbai
B
kolkata
C
kerela
D
tamil nadu
Question 39 Explanation: 
The Kolkata Metro is the first planned and operational rapid transit system in India. It was initially planned in the 1920s, but construction started in the 1970s. The first underground stretch, from Bhawanipore (now Netaji Bhawan) to Esplanade, opened in 1984. Line 2, or the East–West Corridor, opened in 2020.
Question 40 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the only city where 'Trams' are still in use?
A
Kolkata
B
Chhattisgarh
C
Odisha
D
Ranchi
Question 40 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.
There are 40 questions to complete.

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