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Kolkata GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 741 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Amul can do a work in 5 days and Parle can do it in 4 days. With the help of Goodday they did it in 2 days. In how many days can Goodday alone do the work?
A
20 days
B
12 days
C
15 days
D
8 days
Question 742 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which metro rail network has set up India's deepest underground ventilation shaft?
A
Delhi Metro
B
Kochi Metro
C
Kolkata Metro
D
Chennai Metro
Question 742 Explanation: 
Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation and a private engineering firm Afcons jointly completed India's deepest underground ventilation shaft. The ventilation shaft is 43.5m deep and is part of the East West Metro Line of Kolkata.
Question 743 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What age did Mother Teresa enters the Religious life?
A
18 years old
B
19 years old
C
20 years old
D
21 years old
Question 743 Explanation: 
At the age of twelve, she felt strongly the call of God. She knew she had to be a missionary to spread the love of Christ. At the age of eighteen she left her parental home in Skopje and joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns with missions in India.
Question 744 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.....is the most important festival ok Kolkata
A
Durga Puja
B
Holi
C
Diwali
D
None of the above
Question 744 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 745 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Mohenjodaro was located on the banks of which river?
A
Ravi
B
Indus
C
Bhogava
D
Luni
Question 745 Explanation: 
Mohenjo-daro, also spelled Mohenjodaro or Moenjodaro, group of mounds and ruins on the right bank of the Indus River, northern Sindh province, southern Pakistan.
Question 746 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who set up the first Indian jute mill in Calcutta-1917, also traded with China.
A
Jamshetji Tata
B
G. R. Birla
C
Seth Hukumchand
D
Dinshaw Petit
Question 746 Explanation: 
(D) Seth Hukumchand Started setting up the first Indian jute mill in calcutta in 1917.
Question 747 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Kolkata is one of the major cities of India
  2. Shantiniketan is a town in Kolkata.
  3. The TIFR is located near Kolkata.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1,
B
Only 1, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 2, 3
Question 748 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of these cities gets the least amount of rainfall
A
Simla
B
Mumbai
C
Calcutta
D
None of the above
Question 748 Explanation: 
Complete answer: Jaisalmer district located in the state of Rajasthan has the lowest annual rainfall in India. It has a rainfall measuring upto just a small number of 8.3 cms. Ruyli that is located in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan is particularly known to receive the lowest amount of rainfall.
Question 749 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This test is being designed by TEAM BARODA ACADEMY KOLKATA? Do you appreciate?
A
YES
B
NO
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 750 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Rickshaws do not make delivery services.
  2. Rickshaws are not important for the people in Kolkata.
  3. Elephanta caves are located near Kolkata
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 2, 3
Question 751 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When was the Madrasa in Calcutta set up?
A
1771
B
1751
C
1791
D
1781
Question 751 Explanation: 
Calcutta Madrasah is first Education institution in British India, was set up in October,1780 A.D. by Warren Hastings of the first Governor General of East India Company at the request of a considerable number of credited and learner Musalman of Calcutta.
Question 752 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the currency of Bhutan?
A
Taka
B
Rupee
C
Kyat
D
NOTA
Question 752 Explanation: 
The symbol for the Ngultrum is Nu. The currency is divided into 100 chhertum. The Ngultrum is pegged to the Indian Rupee at par. The only currency with which the Bhutan Ngultrum can be exchanged is the Indian Rupee.
Question 753 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata was the capital of India this year
A
1456
B
1875
C
1911
D
2005
Question 753 Explanation: 
Warren Hastings, the first Governor-General of India, made it the seat of the supreme courts of justice and the supreme revenue administration, and Calcutta became the capital of British India in 1772.
Question 754 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Indian Botanical Garden is located at.....
A
Delhi
B
Allahabad
C
Kolkata
D
Lucknow
Question 754 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 755 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A and B can do a piece of work in 3 days, B and C in 4 days, C and A in 6 days. How long will C take to do it?
A
12 days
B
24 days
C
15 days
D
NOTA
Question 756 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is located on the bank of river.....
A
Godavari
B
Yamuna
C
Hooghly
D
None of the above
Question 756 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 757 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Telangana was formed in .....
A
2013
B
2014
C
2015
D
2016
Question 757 Explanation: 
Telangana, as a geographical and political entity was born on June 2, 2014 as the 29th and the youngest state in Union of India.
Question 758 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Calcutta Congress session in
A
sep 1921
B
sep 1920
C
sep 1919
D
sep 1922
Question 758 Explanation: 
Thus in Calcutta session of 1906, under the leadership of Dadabhai Naoroji, Congress adopted Swaraj as the Goal of Indian people. Thus the whole meaning of Swaraj of the extremists was changed. The extremists were defeated in this politics and the difference became apparent. Congress was now bound to split.
Question 759 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Most affordability cities to live globally
A
Kerela
B
Indore
C
Kolkata
D
Chennai
Question 759 Explanation: 
Syria's Damascus is the world's cheapest city to live in as per the cost of living. The Worldwide Cost of Living explores the cost of living in 173 cities and is measured against “impactful global events”.
Question 760 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The national anthem of India 'Jana Gana Mana' was first sung at
A
Calcutta, 1911
B
Delhi, 1911
C
Calcutta, 1912
D
Mumbai, 1912
Question 760 Explanation: 
The song Jana-gana-mana, composed originally in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore, was adopted in its Hindi version by the Constituent Assembly as the national anthem of India on 24 January 1950. It was first sung on 27 December 1911 at the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
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