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Question 501 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
State where Eden Garden cricket ground is located
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Haryana
C
Kolkata
D
None of the above
Question 501 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 502 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Acharay Jagdish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden is Located?
A
Mysor
B
Asia
C
Kolkata
D
Agra
Question 502 Explanation: 
Lake at the Indian Botanic Garden, Haora, West Bengal, India. Situated on the west bank of the Hugli (Hooghly) River, opposite Kolkata (Calcutta), the garden covers more than 270 acres (109 hectares), on which about 1,700 plant species are cultivated.
Question 503 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Victoria Memorial
A
Kolkata
B
Mumbai
C
Delhi
D
Gwalior
Question 503 Explanation: 
Façade of the Victoria Memorial
Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Established1921
LocationJawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TypeMuseum
Question 504 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Cultural Capital of India
A
Jalpaiguri
B
Siliguri
C
Kolkata
D
Habra
Question 504 Explanation: 
Kolkata is perhaps the most important cultural centre of India. The city is the birthplace of modern Indian literary and artistic thought and of Indian nationalism, and its citizens have made great efforts to preserve Indian culture and civilization.
Question 505 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The new name of Howrah Bridge is .....
A
Vidhyasagar Setu
B
Rabindra Setu
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 505 Explanation: 
On 14 June 1965 it was renamed Rabindra Setu, after the great Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore, who was the first Indian and Asian Nobel laureate. It is still popularly known as the Howrah Bridge. The bridge on the Hooghly River is a famous symbol of Kolkata and West Bengal.
Question 506 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WEST BENGOL
A
GANDHINAGAR
B
KOLKATA
C
EAST BENGOL
D
SHIMLA
Question 506 Explanation: 
Statistics
GDP per capita₹115,348 (US$1,500) (2020–21)
GDP by sectorAgriculture: 21% Industry: 26% Services: 53% (2020–21)
Population below poverty line19.98% in poverty (2020-21)
Human Development Index0.641(2019)
Question 507 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When Prabhupad boarded Jalduta?
A
August 13, 1965 : Calcutta
B
October 13, 1965 : Calcutta
C
August 13, 1965 : Bombay
D
October 13, 1965 : Bombay
Question 508 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Imperial Record Department now known as the National Archives of India was first located in the city of ..... in the year 1891.
A
Bhubaneswar
B
Calcutta
C
Bhopal
D
None of these
Question 508 Explanation: 
Established on 11 March, 1891 at Calcutta (Kolkata) as the Imperial Record Department, it is the biggest archival repository in South Asia.
Question 509 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
It connects the twin cities Howrah and Kolkata
A
London Bridge
B
Howrah Bridge
C
Kolkata Bridge
D
Vidyasagar Setu
Question 509 Explanation: 
The Howrah Bridge links the twin cities of Howrah and Kolkata in West Bengal, India.
Question 510 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If the price of an article decreases by 75%, then the quantity bought at same price increases by :
A
300%
B
400%
C
100%
D
150%
Question 511 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In 2012, which team won the IPL?
A
Mumbai Indians
B
Rajasthan Royals
C
Kolkata Knight Riders
D
Chennai Super Kings
Question 511 Explanation: 
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossChennai Super Kings, elected to bat first
SeriesIndian Premier League
Season2012
Series resultKolkata Knight Riders won the 2012 Indian Premier League
Question 512 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Trams are popular means of transportation in .....
A
Vizag
B
Mumbai
C
Delhi
D
Kolkata
Question 513 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which Session of the Indian National Congress the National Song Vande Mataram was sung for the first time?
A
Madras Session of 1887
B
Allahabad session of 1888
C
Surat Session of 1907
D
Calcutta session of 1896
Question 513 Explanation: 
National Song The song Vande Mataram, composed in Sanskrit by Bankimchandra Chatterji, was a source of inspiration to the people in their struggle for freedom. It has an equal status with Jana-gana-mana. The first political occasion when it was sung was the 1896 session of the Indian National Congress.
Question 514 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If A is to the north of B which is to the south of C. A is to the south of C and D is to the west of C. In which direction of A is D?
A
South-East
B
North-West
C
South-West
D
North-East
Question 514 Explanation: 
A is to the east of B and B is to the north of C. If D is to the south of C. So, D is in south - west of A. Hence, option 1 is correct.
Question 515 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the name of the river passing through Kolkata?
A
Kaveri
B
Hoogly
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 515 Explanation: 
The arm of the Ganges that runs through Calcutta is known as the Hooghly River. It is the large, pale green river running through the left side of the image. 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.
Question 516 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When and in which session did Dadabhai Naoroji called for Swaraj or Self government
A
The Calcutta session of 1906
B
UTS session of 1915
C
High court session of 1928
D
The Bombay session of 1923
Question 516 Explanation: 
Under the presidentship of Dadabhai Naoroji, the Calcutta session of congress was held at 1906. In this session, Congress adopted resolution on Partition of Bengal, Self Government (Swaraj), Swadeshi and Boycott. Thus, congress adopted Swaraj as the Goal of Indian people.
Question 517 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the Staple food of Bengalis
A
Sambhar and Rice
B
Rasgulla and Rice
C
Poriyal and Rice
D
Fish and Rice
Question 517 Explanation: 
The Famous food of Bengal is maach (fish) and bhaat (rice). Bengalis share an irrevocable relationship with these two foods that are staple in almost every household. The chief food items of the Bengalis are Rice and Fish.
Question 518 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is the Bose Institute?
A
Kolkata
B
Dispur
C
New Delhi
D
Meghalaya
Question 518 Explanation: 
Emblem of Bose Institute
TypeAutonomous Research Institution
DirectorUday Bandyopadhyay
LocationKolkata , West Bengal , India22.5861°N 88.3937°ECoordinates:22.5861°N 88.3937°E
CampusUrban
Question 519 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
5 men and 2 boys can do three times the work compared to a man and a boy. Find the ratio of working capacity of man and boy?
A
1:1
B
2:1
C
1:2
D
NOTA
Question 520 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
There are 8 students on the cricket team and 12 students on the badminton team. What is the total number of students on the two teams if three students are on both teams:
A
17
B
20
C
15
D
19
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