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Kolkata GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 861 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In the selection from A Long Way Home, how does the narrator use Google Earth to search for his original home?
A
He focuses on every train station in India to find the one he remembers.
B
He starts at Kolkata and searches the train lines working outward.
C
He scans the entire map of India to find landmarks he recalls.
D
He traces the rivers of India from the sea inland.
Question 861 Explanation: 
In the selection from A Long Way Home, how does the narrator use Google Earth to search for his original home? He focuses on every train station in India to find the one he remembers. He starts at Kolkata and searches the train lines working outward. He scans the entire map of India to find landmarks he recalls.
Question 862 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
National Highway 2 connects .....
A
Delhi and Mumbai
B
Mumbai and Chennai
C
Chennai and Kolkata
D
Kolkata and Delhi
Question 862 Explanation: 
The highway connects national capital Delhi with Kolkata as well as important cities such as Faridabad, Mathura, Agra, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Dhanbad, Asansol, Durgapur and Bardhaman.
Question 863 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Victoria memorial is situated in.....""
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 863 Explanation: 
Façade of the Victoria Memorial
Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Established1921
LocationJawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TypeMuseum
Question 864 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who asked the Company to remove all its fortification in Calcutta?
A
Murshid Quli Khan
B
Shah Alam II
C
Siraj-ud-Daulah
D
Alivardi Khan
Question 864 Explanation: 
Siraj-ud-daulah was the Nawab of Bengal as well as he was the one who asked the epic to stop fortifications in Calcutta even misusing the right of tax-free trade in Bengal as permitted by Aurangzeb as well as later on farrukshiyar.
Question 865 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Victoria memorial situated?
A
Kolkata
B
New Delhi
C
Mumbai
D
Chennai
Question 865 Explanation: 
Façade of the Victoria Memorial
Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Established1921
LocationJawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TypeMuseum
Question 866 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which city is famous for macher jhol
A
Kolkata
B
Bhubneshwar
C
Kerala
D
Delhi
Question 866 Explanation: 
Popularly known as macher jhol in Kolkata and in West Bengal this is what is made every day in the home of Bengalis and found in every restaurant of Kolkata. It is a staple food of Bengalis.
Question 867 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The first metro system in India was established in
A
Kolkata
B
Chennai
C
Mumbai
D
None of the above
Question 867 Explanation: 
The Kolkata Metro is the first planned and operational rapid transit system in India. It was initially planned in the 1920s, but construction started in the 1970s. The first underground stretch, from Bhawanipore (now Netaji Bhawan) to Esplanade, opened in 1984.
Question 868 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... city is located on river Hooghly.
A
Chennai
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
None of the above
Question 868 Explanation: 
Hugli River, Hugli also spelled Hooghly, river in West Bengal state, northeastern India. An arm of the Ganges (Ganga) River, it provides access to Kolkata (Calcutta) from the Bay of Bengal.
Question 869 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. THE LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS ARE THE GROUP OF ISLANDS THAT LIE IN THE BAY OF BENGAL
  2. Under British Control: India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan were all the same country.
  3. Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh is usually referred to as the Indian Subcontinent.
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 870 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The ..... Museum at Kolkata was founded by the Asiatic Society in 1814 CE.
A
Raja Shivaji
B
National
C
Salarjang
D
Indian
Question 870 Explanation: 
Indian Museum This is the first museum in India established by the Asiatic Society of Bengal in Kolkata in 1814 C.E. It is the earliest and the largest multipurpose Museum not only in the Indian subcontinent but also in the Asia-Pacific region of the world.
Question 871 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who attacked a British officer near Calcutta(now Kolkata)?
A
Rani Laxmi Bai
B
Nana Sahib
C
Mangal Pandey
D
Tantia Tope
Question 871 Explanation: 
Mangal Pandey fired the first bullet in The First War of Independence on this day 160 years ago - Education Today News.
Question 872 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the famous food in Kolkata
A
Sandesh & rasogulla
B
Gulab jamun & Kaju katli
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 872 Explanation: 
Macher Jhol (Fish curry) When we talk about Bengali cuisine, Macher Jhol is always pretty high on the list of Kolkata famous food, paired with rice it is considered the staple diet in Kolkata and makes for a delicious meal loved by the locals and tourists alike.
Question 873 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Dzisiejsza Kolkata kiedyś nosiła nazwę.....
A
Kolata
B
Kalkuta
C
Kalita
D
None of the above
Question 873 Explanation: 
W 2001 zmieniono angielską nazwę Kalkuta na Kolkata.
Question 874 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The .....occupied the superior residencies of Fort St. George in Madras or Fort St. William in Calcutta.
A
officials
B
white rulers
C
traders
D
artisans
Question 874 Explanation: 
The “white” rulers occupied the superior residencies of Fort St George in Madras or Fort St William in Calcutta.
Question 875 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who is the author of the book 'Blue Waters Ahoy!'?
A
Ajay Singh
B
Sunil Lamba
C
Robin K Dhawan
D
NOTA
Question 875 Explanation: 
The book has been authored by Vice Admiral Anup Singh, who retired as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command in 2011. This unique undertaking by the Indian Navy can be traced back to 1968, when the Service established a History Cell.
Question 876 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Question (1-3) P is the daughter of U. L has only two children - P and Z. Q is the brother of B. Z is married to V. L has only two daughters. K is the mother of U. Q is married to P. K is married to N. L is the son of R.Who among the following is the sister-in-law of B?
A
Z
B
P
C
U
D
K
Question 877 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the oldest High court of India?
A
Hyderabad
B
Madras
C
Kolkata
D
Mumbai
Question 877 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 878 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Based on the climagraph, which of these would be the MOST pleasant month for an outdoor festival in Calcutta?
A
July
B
August
C
September
D
October
Question 879 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... and ..... are the buildings in kolkata
A
Birla platarium
B
botanical garden ,
C
jantar mantar
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 879 Explanation: 
Currently Kolkata is home to 800 completed high-rise buildings and many more high-rise buildings are under construction.
Question 880 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Indian Museum in India is located at:
A
Mumbai
B
Hyderabad
C
New Delhi
D
Kolkata
Question 880 Explanation: 
Founded in 1814 at the cradle of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (at the present building of the Asiatic Society, 1 Park Street, Kolkata), Indian Museum is the earliest and the largest multipurpose Museum not only in the Indian subcontinent but also in the Asia-Pacific region of the world.
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