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Question 481 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
India's First Wi-Fi City
A
Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
Chennai
Question 481 Explanation: 
Mumbai is the first Indian city to have WiFi connectivity in public places. The state activated 500 hotspots in January 2017. In the second phase, 1,200 WiFi hotspots were activated by May 1, 2017.
Question 482 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
NAME OF KOLKATA'S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT?
A
INDRA GANDHI AIRPORT
B
CHAUDHARY CHARAN SINGH AIRPORT
C
SHUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
D
NONE OF THESE
Question 482 Explanation: 
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport, Kolkata (Dum Dum) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport is an international airport located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is located approximately 17 km from the city center. NSCBI Airport is one of the oldest airports of the country.
Question 483 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Hugli river is in which city
A
Kolkata
B
Ujjain
C
Tiruchirappalli
D
None
Question 483 Explanation: 
Hugli River, Hugli also spelled Hooghly, river in West Bengal state, northeastern India. An arm of the Ganges (Ganga) River, it provides access to Kolkata (Calcutta) from the Bay of Bengal. Hugli River, northeastern India. It is formed by the junction of the Bhagirathi and Jalangi rivers at Nabadwip.
Question 484 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which city is B?
A
New Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
None of the above
Question 484 Explanation: 
B.C Road BantwalB.Nidamanuru
BabhaleshwarBabhanpur
BabhulgaonBabina
BabraBabri
Babu Lal Nagar IndoreBabuganj
Question 485 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The staple food of the people of Kolkata
A
Roti and Curry
B
Rice and Fish
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 485 Explanation: 
Fish forms an integral component of Bengali cooking. 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 486 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Question (1-3) P is the daughter of U. L has only two children - P and Z. Q is the brother of B. Z is married to V. L has only two daughters. K is the mother of U. Q is married to P. K is married to N. L is the son of R.How is L related to Q?
A
Father in law
B
Mother in law
C
Brother
D
Father
Question 487 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is the Eden Gardens Stadium
A
Kolkata
B
Delhi
C
Chennai
D
Amrica
Question 487 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 488 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Recently, The Central government has notified the appointment of Justice Rajesh Bindal as the acting Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court. The appointment was made by President Ram Nath Kovind in exercise of the powers conferred by ..... of the Constitution.
A
ARTICLE 213
B
ARTICLE 233
C
ARTICLE 223
D
ARTICLE 243
Question 489 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHICH TWO TEAMS PLAY THE FIRST GAME OF THE IPL IN THE HISTORY
A
DECCAN CHARGERS HYDRABAD VS MUMBAI INDIANS
B
ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGLORE VS CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
C
CHENNAI SUPERKINGS VS MUMBAI INDIANS
D
KOLKATA KNIGHT RAIDERS VS ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGLORE
Question 489 Explanation: 
This year's opening cricket match was played between the Deccan Chargers and the Kolkata Knight Riders. The KKR team have won that game by 11 runs on March 12th 2010 in Mumbai.
Question 490 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is the top receiver of remittances in 2018.
A
China
B
Canada
C
India
D
Philippines
Question 490 Explanation: 
India retained its position as the world's top recipient of remittances with its diaspora sending a whopping USD 79 billion back home in 2018, the World Bank said in a report Monday.
Question 491 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This city is situated along the banks of river Hugli.
A
Kolkata
B
Kohima
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 491 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.
Question 492 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the most populated city in India?
A
Calcutta
B
Mumbai
C
Hyderabad
D
Bangalore
Question 492 Explanation: 
The population in New Delhi was approximately 28.5 million, the most among the leading Indian cities in 2019. Mumbai and Kolkata rounded up the three most populated cities across the country that year.
Question 493 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which year, Calcutta became Capital of British India?
A
[A] 1768
B
[B] 1770
C
[C] 1772
D
[D] 1776
Question 493 Explanation: 
Calcutta did not become the capital of British India until 1772, when the first governor-general, Warren Hastings, transferred all important offices to the city from Murshidabad, the provincial Mughal capital.
Question 494 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
To promote Ismalic law , a Madrasa was setup at ..... in 1861.
A
Bombay
B
Calcutta
C
Benaras
D
Lucknow
Question 494 Explanation: 
to promote the islamic law a madrasa was set up at Calcutta in 1861.
Question 495 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The famous cricket stadium with the largest seating capacity in India is named what?
A
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
B
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
C
Chepauk, Chennai
D
Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Question 495 Explanation: 
RankGroundCapacity
1Narendra Modi Stadium132,000
2Melbourne Cricket Ground100,024
3Eden Gardens80,000
4Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium65,400
Question 496 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is a/an .....
A
tidal port
B
natural port
C
artificial port
D
inland riverine port
Question 496 Explanation: 
Kolkata, Bengali Kalikata, formerly Calcutta, city, capital of West Bengal state, and former capital (1772–1911) of British India. It is one of India's largest cities and one of its major ports. A city of commerce, transport, and manufacture, Kolkata is the dominant urban centre of eastern India.
Question 497 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
La città di Calcutta si trova in
A
Israele
B
India
C
Pakistan
D
Palestina
Question 497 Explanation: 
Calcutta (AFI: /kalˈkutta/; in inglese: Calcutta, ufficialmente in inglese Kolkata; dal bengalese: কলকাতা, nepali: कोलकता; Kolikuta), è una città dell'India, capitale dello Stato federato del Bengala Occidentale.
Question 498 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Justice MB Shah committee was formed on :
A
Black Money
B
Restructuring of Railways
C
Inquire death of Netaji
D
Ragging in colleges
Question 498 Explanation: 
The Government of India has set up Shri Justice M. B. Shah Commission of Inquiry for Illegal Mining of Iron Ore and Manganese vide Notification dated 22nd November, 2010.
Question 499 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. The battle of Buxar was won by the nawab of bengal, and the east india company had to return to their country
  2. Mohun Bagan is one of the oldest football club in India.
  3. The bengali muslims were angry and dissapointed.
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 500 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Shanti Niketan located in India?
A
Kolkata
B
New Delhi
C
Bombay
D
Indore
Question 500 Explanation: 
Santiniketan is a neighbourhood of Bolpur city in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum district in West Bengal, India, approximately 152 km north of Kolkata.
There are 500 questions to complete.

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