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Question 101 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the ancestral house of Rabindranath Tagore
A
Begum Kothi
B
Thakur Kothi
C
Jorasanko Thakur Bari
D
None of the above
Question 101 Explanation: 
Jorasanko Thakur Bari (Bengali: House of the Thakurs (anglicised to Tagore)) in Jorasanko, North Kolkata, West Bengal, India, is the ancestral home of the Tagore family. It is currently located on the Rabindra Bharati University campus at 6/4 Dwarakanath Tagore Lane, Jorasanko, Kolkata 700007.
Question 102 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When was India's National flag hoisted for the first time and where?
A
August 7 , 1906 , at Parsee Bagan Square , Kolkata .
B
August 8 , 1906 , at Red Fort , Delhi.
C
August 9 , 1906 , at the Gateway of India , Mumbai
D
August 10, 1906 , at Jallianwala Bagh , Punjab
Question 102 Explanation: 
In India, the first flag was hoisted on August 7, 1906, in Calcutta. At that time, the flag flaunted only three horizontal stripes of red, yellow and green, with Vande Mataram written in the middle.
Question 103 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is called the city of Joy.
A
Kolkata
B
Chennai
C
Mumbai
D
Delhi
Question 103 Explanation: 
Kolkata has rightly been called the 'City of Joy' by French author Dominique Lapierre.
Question 104 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Victoria Memorial in INDIA
A
Maharashtra
B
Calcutta
C
New Delhi
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 104 Explanation: 
Façade of the Victoria Memorial
Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
LocationJawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TypeMuseum
Collection sizeNearly 30,000 (31 March 2009)
Question 105 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When is the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) located?
A
Kolkata
B
Hyderabad
C
Jaipur
D
Raipur
Question 105 Explanation: 
Founded by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis in Kolkata on 17th December, 1931, the institute gained the status of an Institution of National Importance by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1959. The Headquarters of ISI is located in the northern fringe of the metropolis of Kolkata.
Question 106 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Parimala called to Parivahan, who is a captain from Kolkata, while doing system checks Parimala found out that his Vehicle is below 2010 model, Parimala pitched for B2B services, and assigned Zomato & Swiggy services, now what should be the Shift Assigned for Parivahan while Activating a Profile.
A
New Kolkata.....2020.....CM
B
KPMZ
C
Kolkata.....CM
D
KOL 2020 Joining Bonus
Question 107 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The average of 11 results is 50. If the average of first 6 results is 48 and last 6 results is 53. Find the 6th result?
A
54
B
48
C
56
D
52
Question 107 Explanation: 
Therefore, the average of all 50 results is 26.
Question 108 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Bengal is known for this type of embroidery
A
Chikan
B
Kantha
C
Aari
D
None of the above
Question 108 Explanation: 
Kantha (also spelled kanta, and qanta) is a type of embroidery craft in the eastern regions of the Indian subcontinent, specifically in Bangladesh and in the Indian states of West Bengal, Tripura and Odisha.
Question 109 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Victoria Memorial Hall in Calcutta is the best example for ..... style.
A
Indo- Saracenic and Gothic style
B
Muslim style
C
Dravidian style
D
Vesara style
Question 109 Explanation: 
The chhatri-style pavilions on the top of the four corner turrets show a distinctly Indo-Islamic style, which was skillfully combined with the classical features of the Victoria Memorial Hall building. This is why the building is considered to be one of the finest examples of Indo-Saracenic architecture in India.
Question 110 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata is the first city to have a .....
A
metro
B
bus
C
train
D
None of the above
Question 110 Explanation: 
Kolkata is home of many religions and races. There are museums, planetariums, libraries, cricket grounds, football stadiums and many places of religious interest. There are amusement parks, night clubs & other entertainment option for all ages. Kolkata has been regarded as the cultural capital of India.
Question 111 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The cities with the metro facilities are
A
Delhi and Kolkata
B
Ambala
C
Kanpur
D
Jammu
Question 111 Explanation: 
City & StateOperational NetworkProposed New Routes
Kolkata Metro, West Bengal39.25 km15.7 km
Lucknow Metro, Uttar Pradesh22.90 km85 km
Meerut Metro, Uttar Pradesh0 km15 km
Mumbai Metro, Maharashtra11.40 km136.40 km
Question 112 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What was the former name of Kolkata?
A
Calcutta
B
Bombay
C
Kanpur
D
None of the above
Question 112 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 113 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHERE WERE THE 2 CONGRESS SESSIONS HELD BETWEEN 1917 - 1920
A
CALCUTTA
B
NAGPUR
C
BOMBAY
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 114 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is India's oldest museum?
A
Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
Chennai
Question 114 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.
Question 115 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which year was the first metro in Kolkata started?
A
1994
B
1984
C
1976
D
2000
Question 115 Explanation: 
Ø 1972 – FOUNDATION STONE OF METRO RAILWAY KOLKATA LAID ON 29THDEC. Ø 1984 – ON 24TH OCTOBER, METRO RAILWAY, KOLKATA, INDIA'S FIRST METRO WAS COMMISSIONED. DISTANCE OF 3.4 KMS. STARTED FUNCTIONING BETWEEN 17 STATIONS.
Question 116 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the the international airport in Kolkata
A
Bathroom airport
B
Netaji subash chandra bose international airport
C
Nether 's airport
D
poja airport
Question 116 Explanation: 
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
ServesKolkata Metropolitan Area
LocationJessore Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Opened1924
Hub forAirAsia India Alliance Air Go First IndiGo SpiceJet
Question 117 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the most famous festival of Kolkata?
A
Durga Puja
B
Ganesh Chaturthi
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 117 Explanation: 
Durga Puja, held in September–October, is the biggest and most important festival of West Bengal as well as of Kolkata. It marks the victory of ten-armed goddess Durga over the buffalo demon Mahishasur and signifies the victory of good over evil.
Question 118 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who canonized St.Mother Teresa of Calcutta
A
St. John Paul II
B
Pope Benedict XVI
C
Pope Francis
D
Pope John Paul I
Question 118 Explanation: 
She was canonized by Pope Francis I on September 4, 2016. Although Mother Teresa displayed cheerfulness and a deep commitment to God in her daily work, her letters (which were collected and published in 2007) indicate that she did not feel God's presence in her soul during the last 50 years of her life.
Question 119 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is 33 1/3 % of 240?
A
72
B
80
C
90
D
NOTA
Question 119 Explanation: 
3313% is one-third (exactly) One-third of 240 is 80, exactly.
Question 120 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
what is the older name of kolkata?
A
CALCUTTA
B
HOWRAH
C
BOTH
D
NO NAME
Question 120 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.
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