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Kolkata GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 121 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. The Bengal economy boomed after the company was appointed as Diwan of that province.
  2. The independent state of bengal was founded by Safdarjung.
  3. ancient name of kalinga was Bengal
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 2, 3
C
Only 3,
D
Only 1, 3
Question 122 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Shaktikanta Das is the ..... Governor of RBI.
A
24th
B
25th
C
26th
D
27th
Question 122 Explanation: 
Das was appointed as the central bank's governor in December 2018. According to news agency PTI, this extension is longer than the norm of a two-year term in the last 20 years. He is the fifth governor to get tenure this long as RBI governors are usually given a five-year term.
Question 123 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is one thing Kolkata doing to ease flooding?
A
rebuilding city's old canals
B
sewer lines are being repaired
C
keeping river clear of debris
D
all of the above
Question 124 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which city was the first metro train launched?
A
Chennai
B
Kolkata
C
Delhi
D
Mumbai
Question 124 Explanation: 
Overview
Began operation24 October 1984
Operator(s)Metro Railway, Kolkata
Infrastructure manager(s)Indian Railways
Number of vehiclesAround 40
Question 125 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
where was the first metro in india started in?
A
delhi
B
kolkata
C
jammu
D
madras
Question 125 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 126 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Warren Hasting started .....
A
UP Madarsa
B
calcutta madarasa jonathan duncan
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 126 Explanation: 
Warren Hastings – Brief Introduction. Warren Hastings (1732 – 1818) became the first Governor of the Presidency of Fort William (Bengal) in 1772 and the first Governor-General of Bengal in 1774 till he resigned in 1785. He started his career as a writer (clerk) in the East India Company at Calcutta in 1750.
Question 127 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is a large urban centre which provides banking , insurance , port facilities for jute goods
A
Odisha
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 127 Explanation: 
Kolkata as a large urban centre provides banking, insurance and port facilities for export of jute goods.
Question 128 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... was formerly known as Calcutta.
A
Bengali
B
Kolkata
C
Andhra
D
None of the above
Question 128 Explanation: 
Kolkata, 'The City of Joy', formerly known as Calcutta, is one of India's largest cities. The city is housed on the east bank of the Hugli (Hooghly) River, which was once the main channel of the Ganges (Ganga) River, about 96 miles (154 km) upstream from the head of the Bay of Bengal.
Question 129 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This city is famous for its jute, textile, chemical and paper industries
A
Kolkata
B
Chennai
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 130 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. The days of human-powered rickshaws are nearing the end because their vehicles are not being made.
  2. The transport in Kolkata is Metro, Ships.
  3. Is Kolkata called 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 131 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
7..... was the first city in India to have a Underground Railway System
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Chennai
D
None of the above
Question 131 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.
Question 132 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kolkata experiences ..... climate
A
extreme
B
moderate
C
harsh
D
None of the above
Question 132 Explanation: 
Kolkata has a Tropical wet-and-dry climate (Köppen climate classification Aw). The annual mean temperature is 26.8 °C (80 °F); monthly mean temperatures range from 15 °C to 30 °C (59 °F to 86 °F). The highest recorded temperature is 43.9 °C (111 °F) and the lowest is 5 °C (41 °F).
Question 133 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
india, s first underwater metro to be opened by march 2022 in which city
A
kolkata
B
mumbai
C
gandhinagar
D
vishakapatnam
Question 133 Explanation: 
India's first underwater Metro line in Kolkata: A look at newly opened station. With "world-class passenger amenities and elegant interiors" the newly opened Phoolbagan Metro station is Durga Puja gift for commuters in Kolkata.
Question 134 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Diamond Harbor is in which city?
A
Hyderabad
B
Madurai
C
Pune
D
Kolkata
Question 134 Explanation: 
Diamond Harbour
CountryIndia
StateWest Bengal
DivisionPresidency
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Question 135 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The first cotton mill was set up at Fort master in Kolkata in
A
1919
B
1926
C
1818
D
1854
Question 135 Explanation: 
The first cotton mill in India was established in 1818 at Fort Gloster near Calcutta but it was a commercial failure. The second cotton mill in India was established by KGN Daber in 1854 and was named Bombay Spinning and Weaving Company.
Question 136 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The company officials of Madras sent forces to Calcutta under the command of
A
Warren Hastings
B
Robert Clive
C
General Waston
D
Lord Dalhouise
Question 136 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 137 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who beatified Mother Teresa of Calcutta
A
St. John Paul II
B
St. John XXIII
C
St. Benedict the XVI
D
Pope Francis
Question 137 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 138 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is the largest museum located in India?
A
Kolkata
B
Delhi
C
Hyderabad
D
Mumbai
Question 138 Explanation: 
History Of The Museum 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 139 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
KOLKATA IS THE NEW NAME OF WHICH STATE OF INDIA
A
NAGALAND
B
MIZORAM
C
TRIPURA
D
CALCUTTA
Question 139 Explanation: 
In 2001 the government of West Bengal officially changed the name of the city to Kolkata.
Question 140 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is this?
A
Kolkata
B
Delhi
C
Mumbai
D
None of the above
Question 140 Explanation: 
Search with a picture from a website
  1. On your computer, open the Chrome browser.
  2. Go to the website with the picture you want to use.
  3. Right-click the picture.
  4. Click Search Google for image. You'll see your results in a new tab.
There are 140 questions to complete.

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