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Question 81 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
India's first advanced Homeopathy Virology lab was inaugurated at ..... in Kolkata.
A
Dr. Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute for Homeopathy
B
S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
C
National Institute of Research on Homeopathy
D
None of these
Question 81 Explanation: 
Shilpika Srivastava. Shripad Yesso Naik, Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), on 12 September 2017 inaugurated India's first State of art virology laboratory at Dr. Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute for Homoeopathy in Kolkata, West Bengal.
Question 82 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Major festival celebrated in Kolkata is
A
Ganesh Chaturthi
B
Durga Puja
C
Pongal
D
Onam
Question 82 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 83 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
City famous for sweets
A
Bhubneshwar
B
Ahmedabad
C
Pune
D
Kolkata
Question 83 Explanation: 
Peda. The most famous of Indian pedas is found in the holy city of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Not surprisingly, because this sweet is said to be indigenous to the place. Like laddu, peda is a popular sweet offering made to God.
Question 84 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Howrah bridge is in Kolkata
  2. kolkata was the capital of British India
  3. Saint Teresa served as a teacher in Loreto Convent , Kolkata.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 2, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 1, 3
Question 85 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is the oldest High Court in India?
A
High Court of Madras
B
High Court of Calcutta
C
High Court of Delhi
D
High Court of Allahabad
Question 85 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 86 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was the Fort william college set up and in which year
A
Madras, 1701
B
Surat, 1948
C
Calcutta, 1801
D
Kota, 1853
Question 86 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 87 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Trams are Small ..... that run on rails laid on Public Roads
A
Trains
B
Cars
C
Auto
D
None of the above
Question 87 Explanation: 
A tram, usually known in North America as a 'streetcar', 'trolleycar' or 'trolley', is a vehicle which runs on fixed rails and is designed to travel on streets, sharing roadspace with other traffic and pedestrians. The tracks that a tram runs on are called a tramway; the system itself can be called a tramway system.
Question 88 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Swami Vivekananda was born in Kolkata on 12th Jan 1863. His birthday in India is celebrated as .....
A
National Day of Science
B
National Spiritual Day
C
National Youth Day
D
National Meditation Day
Question 88 Explanation: 
Since 1985, this day is celebrated as National Youth Day all over India. As we observe National Youth day on Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary today, let's remember him and his teachings that changed our lives for good: Swami Vivekananda was born Narendranath Datta on January 12, 1863, in Kolkata, West Bengal.
Question 89 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Monsoon months of Kolkata are
A
June, July , August , September
B
July, August, September, October
C
October, November, December
D
May, June, July, August
Question 89 Explanation: 
Monsoons in Kolkata Kolkata receives most of its rainfall during the southwest monsoon from June to September. However, the northeast monsoon, which covers the south Indian states during October and November, also produces sporadic rainfall in Kolkata in October.
Question 90 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata was earlier called
A
Cllcuta
B
Calcutta
C
cuttlet
D
cuttle
Question 90 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.
Question 91 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The National Archives of India are located at .....
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
New Delhi
D
London
Question 91 Explanation: 
Located at the heart of New Delhi, the Department functions as an Attached Office of the Ministry of Culture and has one Regional Office at Bhopal and three Records Centres at Bhubaneswar, Jaipur and Puducherry. The Department celebrated its 125th year of the foundation during 2015-16.
Question 92 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Victoria Memorial is in .....
A
Delhi
B
Chennai
C
Kolkata
D
None of the above
Question 92 Explanation: 
Façade of the Victoria Memorial
Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Established1921
LocationJawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TypeMuseum
Question 93 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which team won the 2014 ipl title
A
Kolkata Night Riders
B
Chennai Super KIngs
C
Mumbai Indians
D
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Question 93 Explanation: 
Kolkata Knight Riders (200/7) defeated Kings XI Punjab (199/4) by three wickets to win the 2014 Pepsi Indian Premier League, their second IPL title in the team's history.
Question 94 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
National Museum is located at
A
Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Madras
D
Shimla
Question 94 Explanation: 
Location within Delhi
Established15 August 1949
LocationJanpath, New Delhi, India
Coordinates28.611811°N 77.219262°E
Question 95 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who was the first woman cabinet minister?
A
Sucheta Kriplani
B
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
C
Vijayalakshmi Pandit
D
Saroj Begum
Question 95 Explanation: 
After India's independence, Amrit Kaur became part of Jawaharlal Nehru's first Cabinet; she was the first woman to hold Cabinet rank, serving for ten years. She was assigned the Ministry of Health.
Question 96 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Rickshaws are often paid to take children to and from school.
  2. Eden garden is one of the largest garden of Kolkata
  3. Kolkata is also known as the city of joy.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 2, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 1, 3
Question 97 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If the price of an article increases by 50%, then quantity bought at same price decreases by?
A
33.33 %
B
42.56%
C
28%
D
NOTA
Question 97 Explanation: 
If a x b = c where c is constant, increase by 50% or ½ in either a or b will lead to a decrease of 1/(2 + 1) or 33⅓% in b or a respectively. This is a standard rule. This can be verified using the concept of Inverse variations.
Question 98 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Identify the incorrect pair
A
Mumbai-Gateway of India
B
Kolkata-India gate
C
Chennai-marina beach
D
Delhi-India of india
Question 99 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHO IS THE OWNER OF KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
A
SHAH RUKH KHAN
B
MUKESH AMBANI
C
UNITED SPIRITES
D
RED CHILLIES ENTERTAINMENT
Question 100 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
who won the hero isl 2016
A
athelitic de kolkata
B
cheenaiyanfc
C
keralablasters
D
noreastunited
Question 100 Explanation: 
SeasonPlayerClub
2017–18Sunil ChhetriBengaluru
2018–19CoroGoa
2019–20Hugo BoumousGoa
2020–21Roy KrishnaATK Mohun Bagan
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