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Kolkata GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 841 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
India Capital (before Delhi)
A
Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
New Delhi
D
Haryana
Question 841 Explanation: 
In December 1911 King George V of Britain decreed that the capital of British India would be moved from Calcutta (which is today called Kolkata) to Delhi.
Question 842 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which year and at which place, India's national anthem was sung for the first time?
A
1911, Kolkata
B
1912, Lucknow
C
1913, Delhi
D
1914, Bombay
Question 842 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.
Question 843 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Festival of kolkata
A
Holi
B
Durga puja
C
Parade
D
Ganesh chaturthi
Question 843 Explanation: 
There is a popular saying in Bengali ''Baro Mase Tero Parban': it literally means thirteen festivals in twelve months. Almost all festivals of all religions are celebrated here with equal religious sentiment and fervor.
Question 844 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is the ..... city in India
A
Bigger
B
Big
C
Biggest
D
None of the above
Question 844 Explanation: 
Kolkata, Bengali Kalikata, formerly Calcutta, city, capital of West Bengal state, and former capital (1772–1911) of British India. It is one of India's largest cities and one of its major ports. A city of commerce, transport, and manufacture, Kolkata is the dominant urban centre of eastern India.
Question 845 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which ISL team won 2019 - 2020 Session
A
Bengaluru FC
B
Hyderabad FC
C
Mumbai City FC
D
Atletico de Kolkata
Question 845 Explanation: 
On 14 March 2020, ATK beat Chennaiyin 3-1 in the final, becoming the first club to win three ISL titles. On 29 November 2019, the AFC association ranking confirmed India's group stage spot in the 2021 AFC Champions League.
Question 846 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which high court is the oldest in India?
A
Calcutta High Court
B
Allahabad High Court
C
Andhra Pradesh High Court
D
Bombay High Court
Question 846 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. The High Court building''s design is based on the Cloth Hall, Ypres, in Belgium. The court has a sanctioned judge strength of 72.
Question 847 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Brahman pandits gave different interpretations of local laws based on different schools of the dharma-shastra. To bring about uniformity, eleven pandits were asked to compile a digest of Hindu laws, and N.B. Halhed translated this digest into English. By 1778, a code of Muslim laws was also compiled for the benefit of European judges. Under the Regulating Act of 1773, a new Supreme Court was established, while a court of appeal - the Sadar Nizamat Adalat - was also set up. Where was this Sadar Nizamat Adalat set up?
A
Calcutta
B
Bombay
C
Mysore
D
Madras
Question 847 Explanation: 
(IV) To bring uniformity, in 1775 eleven pandits were asked to compile a digest of Hindu laws.
Question 848 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Calcutta session of Congress -
A
September 1920
B
December 1920
C
September 1927
D
September 1932
Question 848 Explanation: 
Significance of September 1920- In the Calcutta session of the Congress in September 1920, Gandhi convinced the leaders of the Congress upon the need to start a non-cooperation movement in support of Khilafat as well as for Swaraj.
Question 849 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who founded the fort William College at Calcutta
A
Lord Cornwallis
B
Lord ellenborough
C
Lord mekale
D
Lord Wellesley
Question 849 Explanation: 
Fort William College (also known as the College of Fort William) was an academy of oriental studies and a centre of learning, founded on 10 July 1800 by Lord Wellesley, then Governor-General of British India, located within the Fort William complex in Calcutta.
Question 850 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
An underground railway system of Kolkata is called as
A
Metro
B
Local Train
C
Double-decker
D
Bus
Question 850 Explanation: 
Kolkata Metro is the India,s first underground railway system and connects the extreme southern fringes of the City with the Northern part near the Kolkata airport. It is very neat and clean and well maintained network of both underground and elevated metro system.
Question 851 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was India's National flag hoisted for the first time?
A
New Delhi
B
Madras
C
Bombay
D
Kolkata
Question 851 Explanation: 
On August 15, 1947, the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, hoisted the National Flag at the Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi. For the first time, the Indian National flag was hoisted at Times Square, New York, on August 15, 2020.
Question 852 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Eden garden is located in
A
Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
Chennai
Question 852 Explanation: 
Ground information
LocationKolkata, West Bengal, India
Home clubBengal
Establishment1864
Capacity68,000
Question 853 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A does a piece of work in 10 days and B does it in 30 days. They together do it in :
A
7.5 days
B
8 days
C
8.33 days
D
6.5 days
Question 853 Explanation: 
∴ They together will do the same work in 6 days.
Question 854 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This city is the birth place of Rabindranath Tagore -
A
Madras
B
Chennai
C
Kolkata
D
Bengaluru
Question 855 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In a medical certificate, by mistake a candidate gave his height as 25% more than normal. In the interview panel, he clarified that his height was 5 feet 5 inches. Find the percentage correction made by the candidate from his stated height to his actual height.
A
16.66%
B
25%
C
20 %
D
33.33%
Question 856 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Iltutmish failed to crush the power of the governor of Bengal.
  2. The British were forced to reunite Bengal in 1911
  3. The British wanted a puppet ruler in Bengal
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 1, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 2, 3
Question 857 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Robert Clive introduced the system of dual government in Bengal
  2. The Battle of Plassey marked the beginning of the end of Nawab rule in Bengal.
  3. The mouth of the Ganges River is at the Bay of Bengal.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 1, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 2, 3
Question 858 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Victoria Palace is located in which city?
A
Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
Hyderabad
Question 858 Explanation: 
Façade of the Victoria Memorial
Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Established1921
LocationJawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TypeMuseum
Question 859 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Name the famous traditional Dance of Bengal
A
Kathak
B
Bharatnatyam
C
Chhau
D
None of the above
Question 859 Explanation: 
The Kirtan Dance is the most widely practised folk dance form of Bengal.
Question 860 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
KOLKATA IS FAMOUS FOR ITS....., .....AND.....
A
JUTE
B
PAPER
C
TEXTILE
D
All of the above
Question 860 Explanation: 
Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, is the educational, commercial and cultural centre of the Eastern part of India, and is the third most populous metropolitan city of India. Kolkata is a pioneer in the field of drama, arts, theatre and literature with several nobel laureates contributing to the Kolkata culture.
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