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Question 421 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is the famous dish of Kolkata.
A
Rasgulla
B
Chat
C
Vada pav
D
None of the above
Question 421 Explanation: 
Macher Jhol (Fish curry) When we talk about Bengali cuisine, Macher Jhol is always pretty high on the list of Kolkata famous food, paired with rice it is considered the staple diet in Kolkata and makes for a delicious meal loved by the locals and tourists alike.
Question 422 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
First riverine port in India?
A
Kolkata
B
Kochi
C
Chennai
D
Mumbai
Question 422 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. The Haldia Dock Complex (HDC) is located on the right bank of the river at the confluence of Haldi and Hugli rivers.
Question 423 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A and B alone can do a piece of wok in 8 and 18 days respectively. In how many days the work will be completed if they both work on alternate days starting with B?
A
11 1/3 days
B
10 7/9 days
C
12 days
D
10 1/3 days
Question 423 Explanation: 
A and B alone can do a piece of wok in 8 and 18 days respectively. In how many days the work will be completed if they both work on alternate days starting with B? 5 days.
Question 424 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When did William Jones arrive in Calcutta?
A
1783
B
1835
C
1919
D
1789
Question 424 Explanation: 
Sir William Jones arrived in Calcutta on 25 September 1783 as a Puisne Judge of the Old Supreme Court.
Question 425 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The main language of Kolkata is
A
Bengali
B
Odia
C
Malayalam
D
Tamil
Question 425 Explanation: 
According to the official website of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, the majority of the population of Kolkata speaks Bengali, which is the official language of Kolkata (India n.d. ).
Question 426 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The principal festival of Kolkata is:
A
Christmas
B
Durga Puja
C
Holi
D
None of the above
Question 426 Explanation: 
Durga Puja, held in September–October, is the biggest and most important festival of West Bengal as well as of Kolkata. It marks the victory of ten-armed goddess Durga over the buffalo demon Mahishasur and signifies the victory of good over evil.
Question 427 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was the First Jute Mill set up in India?
A
Chennai
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
Delhi
Question 427 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 428 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the other name of Kolkata?
A
The Cultural Capital of India
B
The City of Light
C
Pearl of the Deccan
D
The City of Nawabs
Question 428 Explanation: 
The city's former name, Calcutta, is an Anglicized version of the Bengali name Kalikata. According to some, Kalikata is derived from the Bengali word Kalikshetra, meaning “Ground of (the goddess) Kali.” Some say the city's name derives from the location of its original settlement on the bank of a canal (khal).
Question 429 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata has an international .....
A
Auto-rickshaw
B
airport
C
bullock cart
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 430 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
THIS BUILDING IS SITUATED IN KOLKATA. IT IS
A
NATIONAL LIBRARY
B
VICTORIA MEMORIAL
C
VISHWA BAHARTI UNIVERSITY
D
VIVEKANAND MEMORIAL
Question 430 Explanation: 
The 42
Top floor260 metres (850 ft)
Technical details
Floor count65
Design and construction
Question 431 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In 1783 William Jones arrived in Calcutta, as an?
A
Lawyer
B
Sepoy
C
Junior Judge
D
Missionery
Question 431 Explanation: 
Sir William Jones arrived in Calcutta on 25 September 1783 as a Puisne Judge of the Old Supreme Court.
Question 432 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following related to first Indian National Congress meeting is/are correct?1. It was held at Calcutta. 2. It was presided by W.C. Bonnerjee. Select the correct answer from the codes given below.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
1 and 2 both
D
None
Question 433 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is the largest museum in India located?
A
Kolkata
B
Bangalore
C
New Delhi
D
Mumbai
Question 433 Explanation: 
The Indian Museum in Central Kolkata, West Bengal, India, also referred to as the Imperial Museum at Calcutta in colonial-era texts, is the ninth oldest museum in the world, the oldest and largest museum in India.
Question 434 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is true about Calcutta Madrassa
A
It was set up Warren Hastings
B
It was set up in 1781
C
It was set up in 1800
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 435 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where Did First Underground Train started?
A
Calcutta
B
Bombay
C
Thane
D
None of the above
Question 435 Explanation: 
The London Underground, which opened in 1863, was the world's first underground railway system.
Question 436 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
City of Joy?
A
Kolkata
B
Mumbai
C
Delhi
D
Kasmir
Question 436 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.
Question 437 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is it situated?
A
Delhi
B
Maharastra
C
Kolkata
D
None of the above
Question 438 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Isa itong kaganapan kung saan nakulong ang 146 na Briton sa isang napakaliit at madilim na silid na walang pagkain at kaunting tubig lang, kaya 23 lamang na Briton ang nakaligtas.
A
Black Hole of Calcutta
B
Black Hallow of Calcutta
C
Black Death of Calcutta
D
Black Plaque of Calcutta
Question 439 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
India's longest rail bridge "Bogibeel Bridge" is in which of the following states?
A
Assam
B
Maharashtra
C
Nagaland
D
Punjab
Question 439 Explanation: 
Bogibeel Bridge বগীবিল দলং
CrossesBrahmaputra River
LocaleDhemaji district and Dibrugarh district, Assam, India
Characteristics
DesignTruss bridge
Question 440 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This port was developed as a subsidiary port of Kolkata
A
Haldia
B
Chennai
C
Jawaharlal Nehru port
D
Kochi
Question 440 Explanation: 
Haldia port was developed as a subsidiary port, in order to relieve growing pressure on the Kolkata port.
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