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Kolkata GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 141 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. The Company forced the peasants in Bengal to grow cash crops
  2. Robert Clive was appointed Governor of Bengal in 1764.
  3. Most people in Kolkata speak Bangla
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 142 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Siraj objected when The English East India Company started fortifying their settlements in Calcutta
A
in 1756
B
in 1757
C
in 1758
D
None of the above
Question 142 Explanation: 
The siege of Calcutta was a battle between the Bengal Subah and the British East India Company on 20 June 1756. The Nawab of Bengal, Siraj ud-Daulah, aimed to seize Calcutta to punish the company for the unauthorised construction of fortifications at Fort William.
Question 143 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following university is first estabished by the British
A
Bombay
B
Madras
C
Delhi
D
Calcutta
Question 143 Explanation: 
3) The first educational institutions by the government were the Calcutta College established in 1791 and 1781 respectively.
Question 144 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the largest cricket stadium in India?
A
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
B
M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
C
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
D
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Question 144 Explanation: 
Narendra Modi Stadium, Gujarat The stadium is not only the largest in terms of seating capacity of 1,32,000 , but is also the biggest in terms of dimensions as well. A fine gift to a legend – moment of great joy as world's biggest cricket stadium gets named after Hon PM Sri @narendramodi.
Question 145 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A captain has been fined and the challan was provided to him for non commercial license. For which city we will dispose the call under 'Raise Ticket ERT \> Emergency - Challan'?
A
Delhi
B
Bangalore
C
Kolkata
D
Jaipur
Question 146 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... based startup HelpUsGreen has been honored by UN for its works to clean River Ganga.
A
Kolkata
B
Uttar Pradesh The Indian Botanical Garden is located at ..... [ CET chd. 2010]
C
Chennai
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 146 Explanation: 
Indian social enterprise HelpUsGreen was recently honoured by the UN for its efforts in cleaning the Ganga river.
Question 147 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Famous cricket stadium
A
Eden garden
B
National stadium
C
sports city
D
None of the above
Question 147 Explanation: 
The world's 6 greatest cricket stadiums
  • Lord's in London, United Kingdom. Lord's Cricket Ground, the home of cricket.
  • Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados.
  • The Oval in London, United Kingdom.
  • HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala, India.
  • Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India.
  • The MCG in Melbourne, Australia.
Question 148 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A and B can together do a piece of work in 8 days. If B alone can do it in 12 days. A alone can do it in how many days?
A
24 days
B
18 days
C
32 days
D
NOTA
Question 148 Explanation: 
A alone can complete a work in 12 days. A and B together can complete it in 8 days. How long will B alone take to complete the work? ∴ B alone can do the work in 24 days.
Question 149 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
From June to September how much rain falls on average in Kolkata?
A
10 inches
B
25 inches
C
50 inches
D
80 inches
Question 149 Explanation: 
Rains brought by the Bay of Bengal branch of South-West monsoon lash the city between June and September and supplies the city with most of its annual rainfall of 1,582 mm (62.3 inches).
Question 150 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was the first metro rail started in India?
A
New Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
None of these
Question 150 Explanation: 
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 151 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Apakah kesan persidangan berikut terhadap perjuangan PKM di Tanah Melayu?Persidangan Pemuda Komunis Asia (1948) yang diadakan oleh komunis di Calcutta, India yang dihadiri oleh beberapa wakil PKM.
A
Melancarkan perjuangan bersenjata
B
memperoleh bantuan daripada pelbagai pihak
C
mewujudkan pemerintahan tentera
D
membolot hasil negara
Question 152 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is India's first under-water Metro rail service?
A
Mumbai Metro
B
Kochi Metro
C
Kolkata Metro
D
Chennai Metro
Question 152 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 153 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Guess the Indian city name of the following Bollywood movies.
A
Calcutta Mail
B
Chennai Mail
C
Calicut Mail
D
Coimbatore Mail
Question 154 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which river is present in Kolkata?
A
Brahmaputra River
B
Indus River
C
Nile River
D
Hooghly River
Question 154 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 155 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Bharat Bhusan Vyas is the 1st IAS Officer from ..... cadre to join any constitutional body.
A
Nagaland
B
Mizoram
C
Pondicherry
D
J&K
Question 156 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If, Kolkata is 23 square kilometres big and Delhi, is thrice smaller than Kolkata. So, what is the number of square kilometres does Delhi fall in?
A
23$\times$0=0 sq meter
B
23-20=23 sq meter
C
0 sq meter
D
23-3=20 sq kilometre
Question 157 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Rickshaw pullers work for more than .....
A
twenty hours earning less than one hundred rupees a day.
B
twelve hours earning less than three dollars a day.
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 157 Explanation: 
The rickshaw puller makes on average Rs 80-120 (US$ 2-3) a day, roughly the same as the daily wages of unskilled labour in India. The descriptive statistics in Table 1 show that the mean daily income is Rs 90.3, and the mode value is Rs 100. Rickshaw pullers work about 25 days a month and have no formal holidays.
Question 158 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The government has been trying ..... Rickshaws for the last ten years.
A
to help out
B
to get rid of
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 158 Explanation: 
A pulled rickshaw (or ricksha, 力車, りきしゃ) is a mode of human-powered transport by which a runner draws a two-wheeled cart which seats one or two people. In recent times the use of human-powered rickshaws has been discouraged or outlawed in many countries due to concern for the welfare of rickshaw workers.
Question 159 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
bandhan express will run between calcutta and .....
A
dhaka
B
akhora
C
khulna
D
simarpur
Question 159 Explanation: 
The Bandhan Express train (Bengali: বন্ধন এক্সপ্রেস) is an international express rail service which runs between the Indian city of Kolkata and the Bangladeshi city of Khulna every week.
Question 160 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which team won most ISL titles till session 2019 - 2020
A
Chennaiyin FC
B
Atletico de Kolkata
C
FC Goa
D
Bengaluru FC
There are 160 questions to complete.

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