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Question 441 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which city Victoria house is located?
A
Lucknow
B
Kolkata
C
Chandigarh
D
Bhopal
Question 441 Explanation: 
Façade of the Victoria Memorial
Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Established1921
LocationJawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TypeMuseum
Question 442 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If you traveled from Calcutta to New Delhi, which direction would you head?
A
NW
B
NS
C
NE
D
N
Question 443 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
delhi, kanpur, patna and kolkata are cities in
A
deccan plateau
B
coastal plains
C
northern plains
D
central highland
Question 444 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Complete the series :a.....bbc.....aab.....cca.....bbcc
A
acba
B
caba
C
bacb
D
abba
Question 445 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
HOWRAH BRIDGE IS SUPPORTED WITH ..... PILLARS
A
IRON
B
PLASTIC
C
STEEL
D
NONE OF THESE
Question 445 Explanation: 
The Howrah Bridge is one of the oldest hanging bridges in the world with no pillars supporting its suspension over the Hooghly River. It is the sixth longest bridge of its type in the world.
Question 446 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Luca Modric is from which country?
A
France
B
Costa Rica
C
Croatia
D
Uruguay
Question 446 Explanation: 
Luka Modric is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Spanish club Real Madrid and captains the Croatia national team. He plays mainly as a central midfielder, but can also play as an attacking midfielder or as a defensive midfielder, usually deployed as a deep-lying playmaker.
Question 447 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. The Nawab of Bengal defeated the British in the Battle of Plassey.
  2. In 1756 siraj-ud-ullah became the Nawab of Bengal
  3. India, Pakistan, & BangladeshIndia gained independence before the majority of countries in Africa.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 1, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 2, 3
Question 448 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
William Jones arrived Calcutta in .....
A
1783
B
1793
C
1882
D
1873
Question 448 Explanation: 
Sir William Jones arrived in Calcutta on 25 September 1783 as a Puisne Judge of the Old Supreme Court.
Question 449 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Eden Gardens are located in which city
A
Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 449 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. It can now accommodate around 68,000 people since it's renovation before the 2011 World Cup.
Question 450 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Based on the climagraph, which of these would be the most pleasant (warm and dry) month for an outdoor festival in Kolkata?
A
July
B
August
C
September
D
October
Question 451 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
what was the first capital of india?
A
Agra
B
Delhi
C
Lahore
D
Kolkata
Question 451 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 452 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When was the British forced to leave Calcutta??
A
1782
B
1753
C
1756
D
1755
Question 452 Explanation: 
Siege of Calcutta
Part of Seven Years' War
Date 20 June 1756 Location Calcutta, Bengal Subah Result Bengali victory. Nawab of Bengal recaptures the city of Calcutta
Belligerents
Bengal SubahEast India Company
Question 453 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
During the British, this Indian city was India's capital till 1912; before Delhi became India's capital. Which Indian city is this?
A
Bombay
B
Calcutta
C
Madras
D
Benaras
Question 453 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. Construction began in 1912 at a site about 3 miles (5 km), south of the Delhi city centre, and the new capital was formally dedicated in 1931.
Question 454 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Name the famous bridge
A
Lakshman Jhola
B
Vivekananda Setu
C
Howrah bridge
D
None of the above
Question 454 Explanation: 
NameLength
1Okha Beyt Dwarka Signature Bridge under construction2,320 m (7,610 ft)
2Chenab Bridge under construction1,315 m (4,314 ft)
3Howrah Bridge705 m (2,313 ft)
4Vidyasagar Setu841 m (2,759 ft)
Question 455 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata Gate is fondly known as
A
Narkel Bagan
B
Biswa Bangla Hanging gate
C
Howarah bridge gate
D
Netaji Subhash Chandra gate
Question 455 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 456 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
where is this place placed
A
kolkata
B
lucknow
C
thiruvanantpuram
D
banglore
Question 456 Explanation: 
Find search suggestions for places
  1. Sign in to Google Maps.
  2. Open Google Maps or the Google Maps app .
  3. In the search box, start typing a search, like restaurants .
  4. Personalized search results might appear under the search box.
  5. Choose a place to check it on the map and get more information.
Question 457 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which year was the capital of British India shifted to Delhi from Calcutta?
A
1935
B
1911
C
1928
D
1919
Question 457 Explanation: 
The foundation of Delhi was laid at the Coronation Durbar of 1911 by King George V as the Capital of British India. Prior to this Calcutta served as the capital. Shifting of the Capital from Calcutta to Delhi was led by two major factors: Indian Councils Act of 1909.
Question 458 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Victoria Memorial located?
A
New Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbia
D
Kanpur
Question 458 Explanation: 
Façade of the Victoria Memorial
Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Established1921
LocationJawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TypeMuseum
Question 459 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was India's first Day-Night Test organised
A
Kolkata
B
Mumbai
C
Chennai
D
Delhi
Question 459 Explanation: 
The crowd at Eden Gardens on the first day of the first day/night Test match in India.
Question 460 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When was C. V. Raman offered Sir Taraknath Palit Professorship of Physics at Calcutta University?
A
1900
B
1917
C
1914
D
1906
Question 460 Explanation: 
In the year 1917, Mr. C.V. Raman was offered Sir Taraknath Palit Professorship of the physics at the Calcutta University. He was the Indian Physicist who was born in the Madras which is presently known as the Tamil Nadu. He had earned a Nobel prize for the physics by his hard work and passion towards the physics.
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