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Question 61 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the staple food of Kolkata?
A
Fish curry
B
Rice
C
Dosa
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 61 Explanation: 
There is no doubt that both rice and fish are the staple Kolkata cuisines. Every restaurant with a Bengali food menu has the famous Macher Jhol.
Question 62 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Today Kolkata is the most crowded city in .....
A
India
B
China
C
Myanmar
D
Laos
Question 63 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The composition of Parliament is :
A
President + Prime Minister + Lok Sabha + Rajya Sabha
B
Prime Minister + Lok Sabha + Rajya Sabha
C
President + Lok Sabha + Rajya Sabha
D
NOTA
Question 63 Explanation: 
Legislature of the Union, which is called Parliament, consists of the President and two Houses, known as Council of States (Rajya Sabha) and House of the People (Lok Sabha). Each House has to meet within six months of its previous sitting. A joint sitting of two Houses can be held in certain cases.
Question 64 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A and B can do a piece of work in 12 days and 24 days respectively. If they work at it together for 4 days after which A leaves. In how many days will B complete rest of the work?
A
12 days
B
6 days
C
8 days
D
CNBD
Question 65 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
How did Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's knowledge of Sanskrit help him in the future
A
Earned him the post of principal in the Sanskrit College of Calcutta
B
Earned the title of ' Vidyasagar '
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 65 Explanation: 
The greatest contribution of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar can be for his fervent push for the introduction of widow remarriage and girls education in Indian society. It is due to his efforts that the Hindu Widow Remarriage Act of 1856 was enacted.
Question 66 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If A does a piece of work in 4 days and B does it in 12 days. Then they together can do it in :
A
3 days
B
4 days
C
5 days
D
NOTA
Question 67 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is located on the river .....
A
Orange
B
Hooghly
C
Bhagirathi
D
None of these
Question 67 Explanation: 
Hooghly: Kolkata is situated on the Hooghly stream. Hugli River, Hugli additionally spelled Hooghly, stream in West Bengal state, northeastern India. An arm of the Ganges (Ganga) River, it gives admittance to Kolkata (Calcutta) from the Bay of Bengal.
Question 68 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
EDEN GARDEN IS A FAMOUS.....
A
GARDEN
B
CRICKET GROUND
C
UNIVERSITY
D
TEMPLE
Question 68 Explanation: 
Eden Gardens is called the “Mecca of Indian cricket”, due to it being the first officially built ground for the game of cricket in India. Eden Gardens has hosted matches in major international competitions including the World Cup, World Twenty20 and Asia Cup.
Question 69 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which Indian city , the indian navy conducted it's coastal security exercise 'Matla abiyan'?
A
Cochin
B
Kolkata
C
Bombay
D
Chennai
Question 69 Explanation: 
The Indian Navy has conducted a five-day-long coastal security exercise called 'Matla Abhiyaan' at Kolkata, which started on 29 January. The exercise is named after the Matla river, which flows around the Sundarbans.
Question 70 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which city is known as City of Joy?
A
Mumbai
B
Chennai
C
Kolkata
D
None of the above
Question 70 Explanation: 
Kolkata has rightly been called the 'City of Joy' by French author Dominique Lapierre. Kolkatans know how to enjoy - be it Durga Puja, Christmas or New Year celebrations. The last eight days of 2010 have been nothing but revelry.
Question 71 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the first capital of East India Company in India?
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Madras
D
Delhi
Question 71 Explanation: 
The City of Joy's journey from Calcutta to Kolkata In 1772, when Calcutta was announced as the capital of British India, Warren Hastings, the first and most famous of the British governor-general of India moved all important offices from Murshidabad -- the former capital of Bengal during Mughal Period -- to Calcutta.
Question 72 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which Veda deals with Music?
A
Yajur Veda
B
Sama Veda
C
Athrava Veda
D
Rig Veda
Question 72 Explanation: 
The Samaveda (Sanskrit: सामवेद, romanized: sāmaveda, from sāman "song" and veda "knowledge"), is the Veda of melodies and chants.
Question 73 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Under which High court Andaman & Nocobar Islands come?
A
Madras High Court
B
Kerala High Court
C
Andhara Pradesh High Court
D
Calcutta High Court
Question 73 Explanation: 
The Calcutta High Court is the oldest High Court in India. It has jurisdiction over the State of West Bengal and the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Question 74 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which city is situated on the banks of Hooghly river?
A
Shimla
B
Chennai
C
Thiruvananthpuram
D
Kolkata
Question 74 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 75 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is found in Kolkata
A
Bandra sea link
B
Howrah Bridge
C
Marina Beach
D
None of the above
Question 75 Explanation: 
Kolkata Calcutta
Elevation9 m (30 ft)
Population (2011)
• Megacity4,496,694
• Rank3rd
Question 76 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which fort was established by the British for its trade settlement in Calcutta?
A
Fort William
B
Fort St. George
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 76 Explanation: 
Fort William is a fort in Hastings, Calcutta (Kolkata). It was built during the early years of the Bengal Presidency of British India. It sits on the eastern banks of the Hooghly River, the major distributary of the River Ganges. One of Kolkata's most enduring Raj-era edifices, it extends over an area of 70.9 hectares.
Question 77 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When Indian National Anthem was first sung?
A
August 15 , 1947
B
1857 revolt
C
December 27 , 1911 Calcutta
D
None of the above
Question 77 Explanation: 
In 1911, the session held by Indian National Congress, in Calcutta, on 27th December, became the first location where the song was sung publicly – and Tagore sang it himself. On February 28th, 1919, Tagore wrote down an English interpretation of the full Bengali song, and titled it 'The Morning Song of India'.
Question 78 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is situated on the banks of the river
A
Hooghly
B
Ganga
C
Kaveri
D
Krishna
Question 78 Explanation: 
It is the only major riverine port of India situated around 203 kilometers from the sea. It is situated at the junction of the Haldi and the Hooghly River. Complete answer: > Kolkata port is situated on the banks of river Hooghly.
Question 79 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A batsman makes a score of 87 runs in the 17th match and thus increases his average by 3. Find his average at the start of his 17th match?
A
36
B
39
C
42
D
40
Question 79 Explanation: 
∴ Average after 17th innings = 39 Runs.
Question 80 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is the headquarter for the South-Eastern Railway and Eastern Railway Zones?
A
Kolkata
B
Kharagpur
C
Bhubaneshwar
D
Mumbai
Question 80 Explanation: 
Overview
HeadquartersGarden Reach, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
LocaleWest Bengal, Jharkhand and Odisha
Dates of operation1955–present
There are 80 questions to complete.

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