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Question 461 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Swami Vivekanada was born in ..... and died in .....
A
Kolkata and Belur Math
B
Kolkata and New Delhi
C
Kolkata and karnataka
D
None of the above
Question 461 Explanation: 
Vivekananda, original name Narendranath Datta, Datta also spelled Dutt, (born January 12, 1863, Calcutta [now Kolkata]—died July 4, 1902, near Calcutta), Hindu spiritual leader and reformer in India who attempted to combine Indian spirituality with Western material progress, maintaining that the two supplemented and
Question 462 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Robert clive was sent to ..... Presidency to recapture Calcutta
A
Bombay
B
Madras
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 462 Explanation: 
Robert Clive's Activities in India He became the deputy governor of Fort St. David at Cuddalore. In 1757, Clive along with Admiral Watson was able to recapture Calcutta from the Nawab of Bengal Siraj Ud Daulah. In the Battle of Plassey, the Nawab was defeated by the British despite having a larger force.
Question 463 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Dhanurveda is :
A
Science of medicine
B
Science of Art, Dance and Music
C
Science of warfare
D
NOTA
Question 463 Explanation: 
A Veda is a collection of poems or hymns composed in archaic Sanskrit by Indo-European-speaking peoples who lived in northwest India during the 2nd millennium BCE. The hymns formed a liturgical body that in part grew up around the soma ritual and sacrifice and were recited or chanted during rituals.
Question 464 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kalibangan is currently located in which Indian State?
A
Gujarat
B
Rajasthan
C
Punjab
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 464 Explanation: 
Kalibangan, ancient site of the Indus valley civilization, in northern Rajasthan state, northwestern India. The site contains both pre-Harappan and Harappan remains, and therein can be seen the transition between the two cultures.
Question 465 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
PART B: Which detail from the text best supports the answer to Part A?
A
"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." (Paragraph 5)
B
"Although her ministry proved to be extremely difficult in the first few years, the Catholic church granted her some financial support, and her charity became more famous." (Paragraph 7)
C
"After many years of complications, she retired from the Missionaries of Charity in March of 1997; she died only six months later." (Paragraph 11)
D
"Still others did not appreciate her religious beliefs, which she talked about frequently, or her conservative social views." (Paragraph 13)
Question 466 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Saint Teresa started the ..... to serve the poor people in Kolkata.
A
missionaries of charity
B
missionaries
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 466 Explanation: 
The Catholic nun who served the poor and destitute of Calcutta (now Kolkata) went on to create one of the world's largest missionary groups — Missionaries of Charity — an order of 3,000 nuns and 400 brothers in 87 countries, tending to the poor in 167 cities across the globe.
Question 467 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Akademik Lomonosov is a :
A
Inter Continental Ballistic Missile
B
Russian Diplomat to India
C
Floating Nuclear Power Plant
D
NOTA
Question 467 Explanation: 
Akademik Lomonosov, the 70MW floating nuclear power plant, began operations in December 2019. Credit: Rosatom. The nuclear power plant was connected to the isolated Chaun-Bilibino network in Pevek in December 2019. Akademik Lomonosov is a floating nuclear power plant with 70MW of installed capacity.
Question 468 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Today, Kolkata is the most crowded city in India, with more than how many people?
A
12 million
B
13 million
C
14 million
D
15 million
Question 468 Explanation: 
Kolkata Calcutta
StateWest Bengal
DivisionPresidency
DistrictKolkata
Government
Question 469 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The national flag was hoisted for the first time in which city?
A
Delhi
B
Bombay
C
Lucknow
D
Calcutta
Question 469 Explanation: 
According to Knowindia.gov.in, the first unofficial flag of India was hoisted on August 7, 1906, in the Parsee Bagan Square (Green Park) in Calcutta, now Kolkata.
Question 470 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Complete the series :1, 2, 21, 3, 4, 21, 5, ....., .....
A
6, 21
B
7, 21
C
13, 14
D
NOTA
Question 470 Explanation: 
Fibonacci Numbers (Sequence):

1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89,144,233,377, Each term of the sequence , after the first two, is the sum of the two previous terms. 1+1=2,1+2=3,2+3=5,3+5=8,5+8=13 and so forth. This sequence of numbers was first created by Leonardo Fibonacci in 1202 .
Question 471 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What type of industries are in Kolkata
A
Chemical
B
Jute
C
Textile
D
All of the above
Question 471 Explanation: 
Kolkata is home to many industrial units operated by large public- and private-sector corporations; major sectors include steel, heavy engineering, mining, minerals, cement, pharmaceuticals, food processing, agriculture, electronics, textiles, and jute.
Question 472 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which river is called Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet region and Jamuna in Bangladesh?
A
Yamuna
B
Ganga
C
Son
D
NOTA
Question 472 Explanation: 
Brahmaputra River, Bengali Jamuna, Tibetan Tsangpo, Chinese (Pinyin) Yarlung Zangbo Jiang or (Wade-Giles romanization) Ya-lu-tsang-pu Chiang, major river of Central and South Asia.
Question 473 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which Ipl team has 9 consecutive wins
A
Chennai Super kings
B
Kolkata knight Riders
C
Mumbai Indians
D
Royal challengers Bangalore
Question 474 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which among the following is the important festival of Kolkata?
A
Durga Puja
B
Chat Puja
C
Ganesh Chaturthi
D
Holi
Question 474 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 475 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
ALIPUR ZOO IS IN
A
DELHI
B
MUMBAI
C
CHENNAI
D
KOLKATA
Question 475 Explanation: 
Sl. No.ParticularsInformation
1.Name of the ZooZoological Garden, Alipore, Kolkata.
2.Year of Establishment1875
3.Address of the Zoo2 No. Alipore Road, Kolkata 700 027, West Bengal, India
4.StateWest Bengal.
Question 476 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHICH RULER ASKED THE ENGLISH EAST INDIA COMPANY TO REMOVE ALL ITS FORTIFICATIONS IN CALCUTTA
A
SHUJA-UD-DIN
B
MURSHID QULI KHAN
C
SIRAJ-UD-DAULAH
D
SHAH ALAM
Question 476 Explanation: 
Siraj-ud-daulah was the Nawab of Bengal as well as he was the one who asked the epic to stop fortifications in Calcutta even misusing the right of tax-free trade in Bengal as permitted by Aurangzeb as well as later on farrukshiyar.
Question 477 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
SIRAJ-UD-DAULAH MARCHED TOWARD CALCUTTA WITH A LARGE ARMY AND LAID TO FORT WILLIAM IN JUNE .....
A
1756
B
1757
C
1717
D
1773
Question 477 Explanation: 
The siege of Calcutta was a battle between the Bengal Subah and the British East India Company on 20 June 1756. The Nawab of Bengal, Siraj ud-Daulah, aimed to seize Calcutta to punish the company for the unauthorised construction of fortifications at Fort William.
Question 478 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
IN THE HEART OF THE CITY KOLKATA IS
A
VICTORIA MEMORIAL
B
EDEN GARDENS
C
FORT WILLIAMS
D
BIRLA MATH
Question 478 Explanation: 
Heart Of The City - New Market - Kolkata - West bengal - Complete Information
NameHeart Of The City
Address12/1 , Lindsay Street, Collin St, New Market Area, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700087
Contact913322521750
AreaNew Market
Question 479 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
2, 3, 8, 5, ....., .....
A
15, 7
B
7, 7
C
14, 7
D
16, 8
Question 479 Explanation: 
2/5 + 3/8 = 3140 = 0.775.
Question 480 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is located on the banks of the river .....
A
Yamuna
B
Hooghly
C
Amazon
D
Holy
Question 480 Explanation: 
Calcutta, also referred to as Kolkata, is about 100 miles north of where the Hooghly empties into the Bay via the Mouths of the Ganges. The city's location along the banks of the river so near the Bay makes it the most important port city in the country.
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