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Question 781 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... postal department released postage stamps on Indian Yoga expert Mr.Bishnu Charan Ghosh and his family members, in Kolkata.
A
Russian
B
Italian
C
Japanese
D
Indian
Question 782 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who started schools for Muslim girls in Patna and Calcutta?
A
Mumtaz Ali
B
Sayyid Ahmed Khan
C
Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain
D
None Of These
Question 782 Explanation: 
Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain opened school for Muslim girls in places like Patna and Calcutta. By the 1880s, Indian women began to enter universities.
Question 783 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Hirapur Burnpur kulti iron and Steel plants have advantages location of which railway line
A
Kolkata Mumbai railway line
B
Kolkata Asansol railway line
C
Kolkata Guwahati railway line
D
None of these
Question 783 Explanation: 
IISCO Steel Plant of Steel Authority of India Limited is an integrated steel plant located at Burnpur, a neighbourhood in Asansol city, in the Asansol subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district, West Bengal, India.
Question 784 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
what is the city of joy?
A
Kolkata
B
Bangalore
C
Surat
D
Shimla
Question 785 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is..... from Delhi than Patna is.
A
further
B
farther
C
far
D
farthest
Question 785 Explanation: 
delhi is farther from kolkata than it's from patna.
Question 786 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The capital of the British East India Company shifted from Calcutta (Kolkata) to Delhi in 1911. This city was designed by a leading British architect. Name him.
A
Le Corbusier
B
William Emerson
C
Edward Lutyens
D
Shahjahan
Question 786 Explanation: 
Large parts of New Delhi were Planned and Designed by Edwin Lutyens, who first visited Delhi in 1912 and Herbert Baker, both Persons leading as 20th Century British Architects.
Question 787 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The English East India Company sent to its representatives in Calcutta in which year?
A
1947
B
1730
C
1737
D
1888
Question 788 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Eden Gardens, a famous cricket ground is in
A
Chennai
B
Delhi
C
Kolkata
D
None of the above
Question 788 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 789 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... college was established in Calcutta on the banks of river Hooghly.
A
Serampore
B
Hindu
C
Islamic
D
Scottish
Question 789 Explanation: 
Serampore College is located in Serampore, in West Bengal state, India. Established in 1818, it is the second oldest college in the country after Presidency College Calcutta, and one of the oldest educational institutes in India that is still functional.
Question 790 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is the known sweet dish of Kolkata.
A
Khubani ka meetha
B
rasgulla
C
Dhokla
D
None of the above
Question 790 Explanation: 
Chaanar payesh, the Bengali version of cheese or paneer pudding, is one of the must-have Bengali sweets in Kolkata. Also known as chenna payesh, it is a dessert of small balls, garnished with pistachio silvers and dipped in sweetened milk.
Question 791 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
One day afternoon Arun and Mani were sitting in a garden and facing each other. Mani's shadow fall exactly towards Arun's right, Which direction was Arun facing?
A
North
B
South
C
East
D
West
Question 792 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHICH IS THE MAIN FESTIVAL OF KOLKATA?
A
GANESH CHATURTHI
B
PONGAL
C
DURGA PUJA
D
REPUBLIC DAY
Question 792 Explanation: 
Durga Puja is the most important Hindu festival of the Bengalis. This festival is celebrated in the month of October, throughout the West Bengal.
Question 793 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was Netaji born?
A
Calcutta
B
Cuttak
C
Odissa
D
None of the above
Question 793 Explanation: 
He founded Indian National Army (Azad Hind Fauj) to overthrow British Empire from India and came to acquire legendary status among Indian masses. Subhas Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa.
Question 794 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
വിക്ടോറിയ മഹൽ ഏത് തലസ്ഥാന നഗരിയിലാണ്
A
Bengaluru
B
Shimla
C
Imphal
D
Kolkata
Question 795 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.....is an example of an inland riverine port in India
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Marmagao
D
None of the above
Question 795 Explanation: 
Kolkata is an inland riverine port. It is situated along the Hoogly river.
Question 796 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
You are posted in Park Street Branch Kolkata as RMPB. Mr Ravi who is buying a flat at DLF Project, Kolkata is working in Pune and has sumbitted his Home loan application at your Branch. The loan has been sanctioned by RACPC Kolkata but Mr Ravi is not able to come for documentation due to work pressure. How can you help him?
A
You can ask the customer to execute a Power of Attorney in favour of any of his close relatives and his attorney can come to Kolkata and execute the documents
B
You can send the documents to Pune RACPC for documentation
C
You can't do anything in this regard but to wait for the customer to come to Kolkata for documentation.
D
You can ask Kolkata RACPC to cancel loan in LOS and reenter when he comes to Kolkata
Question 797 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
They run on rails and are the main means of transport in Kolkata
A
Metro
B
Trams
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 797 Explanation: 
The only tramway in India, the Kolkata tram is charming way of commuting in the city. Though a little slow, the charges are very nominal and it's a comfortable way of getting to different parts of the city. The tram circles the city with the stops including Park Circus, Sealdah Railway Station and Howrah.
Question 798 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the central idea of the section entitled "Missionaries of Charity"?
A
Mother Teresa became tired of teaching and started looking for something else to do as a profession.
B
Mother Teresa and a group of other young women begin serving the 'poorest of the poor' in Calcutta, leading to the beginning of the Missionaries of Charity.
C
Mother Teresa becomes tired of serving the poor and starts the Missionaries of Charity so that others would begin doing the work.
D
Mother Teresa decides to start a school in Calcutta, focusing on homeless children who were living on the streets.
Question 798 Explanation: 
What is the central idea of the section entitled "Missionaries of Charity"? Mother Teresa became tired of teaching and started looking for something else to do as a profession.
Question 799 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which present region of India was Brahmo Samaj formed?
A
Calcutta
B
Delhi
C
Bombay
D
Hyderabad
Question 799 Explanation: 
Brahmo Samaj, (Sanskrit: “Society of Brahma”) Brahmo also spelled Brahma, theistic movement within Hinduism, founded in Calcutta [now Kolkata] in 1828 by Ram Mohun Roy.
Question 800 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which Indian city is known as the city of joy
A
Udaipur
B
Jaisalmer
C
Jaipur
D
Kolkata
Question 800 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.
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