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Kolkata GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 761 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
India's last caste based census was conducted in .....
A
2006
B
1931
C
1957
D
1919
Question 761 Explanation: 
The Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 (SECC) was conducted for the 2011 Census of India. The Manmohan Singh government approved the Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 to be carried out after discussion in both houses of Parliament in 2010.
Question 762 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
this is famous monument of
A
Kolkata
B
Delhi
C
Mumbai
D
Chennai
Question 762 Explanation: 
Mysore Palace, Mysore

The Mysore Palace is a famous historical monument in the city of Mysore in Karnataka. Commonly described as the City of Palaces, this is the most famous tourist attraction in India after the Taj Mahal.
Question 763 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the first congregation Mother Teresa belong?
A
Sister of Charity
B
Carmelite Sister
C
Missionaries of Charity
D
Sister of Loreto
Question 763 Explanation: 
In 1950, Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation that had over 4,500 nuns and was active in 133 countries as of 2012.
Question 764 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which city is known as the 'City of palaces'?
A
KOLKATA
B
JAIPUR
C
BENGULURU
D
NEW DELHI
Question 764 Explanation: 
Mexico City is known as “The City of Palaces”, but why is this? Palaces may not be the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about the capital of Mexico, but after checking out these 5 places that explain the nickname, you'll understand the reason for it. Without a doubt, Mexico City's most famous palace.
Question 765 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Bengal was successfully partitioned in 1905
  2. The cyclones which originate in the Bay of Bengal hit the western coast of India.
  3. Andaman and Nicobar is in the Bay of Bengal
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 3
B
Only 2, 3
C
Only 3,
D
Only 1, 2, 3
Question 766 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is the city of?
A
Love
B
Kindness
C
Joy
D
Gardens
Question 766 Explanation: 
The city has earned the nickname 'city of joy' for its soulful embodiment of culture, love, mystery, respect, enthusiasm and definitely some amazing sweet delicacies. Kolkata served as the British capital till 1912, before it was shifted to Delhi.
Question 767 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
partition saw Amritsar, Lahore and Kolkata turn into
A
community zones
B
centralized zones
C
communal zones
D
commercial zones
Question 768 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where does science city located
A
Chandigarh
B
London
C
Sydney
D
Kolkata
Question 768 Explanation: 
Science City Kolkata
Formation1 July 1997
HeadquartersKolkata, India
LocationIndia
Region servedKolkata
Question 769 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
While british rule what was the capital of India
A
Kolkata
B
New Delhi
C
Bengluru
D
non of above
Question 769 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 770 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
भारत का राष्ट्रीय झंडा पहली बार कब और कहाँ फहराया था?
A
August 15, 1900, at the Parsee Bagan Square, Kolkata
B
August 7, 1906, at the Parsee Bagan Square, Kolkata
C
August15, 1987, at the Parsee Bagan Square, Kolkata
D
August 7, 1950, at the Parsee Bagan Square, Kolkata
Question 770 Explanation: 
पहला राष्‍ट्रीय ध्‍वज 7 अगस्‍त 1906 को पारसी बागान चौक (ग्रीन पार्क) कलकत्ता में फहराया गया था. जिसे अब कोलकाता कहते हैं. इस ध्‍वज को लाल, पीले और हरे रंग की क्षैतिज पट्टियों से बनाया गया था.
Question 771 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The City of Kolkata was a Colonial City developed by the ..... India Company.
A
British
B
USA
C
UAE
D
None of the above
Question 771 Explanation: 
Calcutta was established in the year 1686 as a result of the expansion plans of the British Raj. On August 24, 1686, Job Charnock, who was believed to be the founder of Calcutta first came to the village of Sutanuti as a representative of the British East India Company to establish a factory.
Question 772 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the industries in Kolkata?
A
Chemical, rubber, paper
B
Textile, jute, slik
C
None of the above
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 772 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 773 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
After the battle of Plassy Robert Clive wrote to William Pitt on.....from.....
A
7 january1759, Britain
B
7 january1758, Calcutta
C
7january1759, Calcutta
D
7 january1758, Britain
Question 773 Explanation: 
After the Battle of Plassey, Robert Clive wrote to William Pitt, one of the Principal Secretaries of State to the English monarch, on 7 January 1759 from Calcutta: But so large a sovereignty may possibly be an object too extensive for a mercantile Company …
Question 774 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.The Capital of English in India
A
Madras
B
Bombay
C
Calcutta
D
Ahmadabad
Question 774 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 775 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The second session of the Indian National Congress was held in ..... in 1886.
A
Calcutta
B
Bombay
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 776 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the average of all terms between 1 to 100?
A
50
B
50.5
C
51
D
NOTA
Question 776 Explanation: 
First of all, we will find the sum of the series and then divide this sum by the number of terms to get the average. We know that sum, S = n(n+1)/2. In other words, we may write, S = 100(100 + 1)/2 = 50(101) = 5050. Therefoe the average will be = 5050/100 = 50.5 and hence the correct answer is D) 50.5.
Question 777 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who earned the post of principal in the Sanskrit college of Calcutta??
A
Swami Vivekananda
B
Abdul Latif
C
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
D
Syed Ahmad Khan
Question 777 Explanation: 
When he came back to the Sanskrit College once again as a Professor in 1850s, Vidyasagar made to include English and Bengali as the medium of learning, besides Sanskrit. He became the Principal of Sanskrit College in 1851 by which he had become the first Indian principal of the Government Sanskrit College.
Question 778 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the population of Kolkata city?
A
more than 14 million
B
less than 14 million
C
more than 16 million
D
over 18 million
Question 778 Explanation: 
Kolkata population in 2021 is estimated to be 14.9 million (1.49 crores), and in 2020 is 14.8 million, Kolkata is densely populated with 22,000 persons per sq.km.
Question 779 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the theme of World Soil Day 2018 :
A
Be the solution to soil pollution
B
Caring for the planet starts from the ground
C
Soil and pulses, a symbiosis for life
D
NOTA
Question 779 Explanation: 
World Soil Day 2018 The Global Soil Partnership dedicated WSD 2018 to the theme "Be the Solution to Soil Pollution". More people than ever took part in the celebrations, conveying the FAO message on the importance of soil quality for food security, healthy ecosystems and human well-being.
Question 780 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
David of delhi sends goods costing 2, 40, 000 to ghosh of Kolkata for sale on consignment basis at a mark up of 20% on the invoice value. In the instant case stock loading will be done by.....
A
40000
B
60000.0
C
40000
D
28500
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