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Question 161 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of these books is also known as "Apaursheva"?
A
Upanishads
B
Tripitakas
C
Aranyakas
D
Vedas
Question 162 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The first edition of Khelo India Games was held in :
A
Pune
B
New Delhi
C
Kochi
D
Chennai
Question 162 Explanation: 
The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi inaugurated the first edition of Khelo India School Games (KISG) that was held from 31st January to 8th February 2018 at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.
Question 163 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was the first jute mill established?
A
Surat
B
Delhi
C
Calcutta
D
Bombay
Question 163 Explanation: 
The Acland Mill was the first jute mill established in India. The mill was established in 1855 by British entrepreneur George Acland and Bengali financier Babu Bysumber Sen in Rishra, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day West Bengal, India).
Question 164 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the only city in India where trams were still in use?
A
Kolkata
B
Kohima
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 164 Explanation: 
Trams in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal are operated by the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC). It is the only operating tram network in India and the oldest operating electric tram in Asia, running since 1902.
Question 165 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The first statue that was put up in Kolkata (Tamluk) in Independent India was of?
A
Peer Ali Khan
B
Garimella Satyanaryana
C
Matangini Hazra
D
Tara Rani Srivastava
Question 165 Explanation: 
India earned Independence in 1947 and numerous schools, colonies, and streets were named after Matangini Hazra. The first statue of a woman put up in Kolkata, in independent India, was Hazra's in 1977. A statue now stands at the spot where she was killed in Tamluk.
Question 166 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Swami Vivekanand established the ..... in Kolkata in the year.....
A
'Ramkrishna Mission', 1897 C.E.
B
Service Commission, 1947
C
Prabandhak Committee, 1857
D
Satya Shodhak Samaj, 1891
Question 166 Explanation: 
On his return to India with a small group of Western disciples in 1897, Vivekananda founded the Ramakrishna Mission at the monastery of Belur Math on the Ganges (Ganga) River near Calcutta (now Kolkata).
Question 167 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which place is the headquarters of Eastern Railways
A
Howrah
B
Kolkata
C
Bhubaneshwar
D
Patna
Question 167 Explanation: 
The Eastern Railway (abbreviated ER) is among the 18 zones of the Indian Railways. Its headquarters is at Fairley Place, Kolkata and comprises four divisions: Howrah, Malda, Sealdah, and Asansol.
Question 168 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who appoints the Governor of a state?
A
Prime Minister
B
President
C
Chief Minister
D
Chief Justice of India
Question 168 Explanation: 
The Governor of a State is appointed by the President for a term of five years and holds office during his pleasure. Only Indian citizens above 35 years of age are eligible for appointment to this office. Executive power of the State is vested in Governor.
Question 169 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The first telegraph line from Calcutta to ..... was opened in 1854, covering a distance of 800 miles.
A
Agra
B
Assam
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Arunachala Pradesh
Question 169 Explanation: 
Lord Dalhousie became the governor-general of India in 1849. In 1852 he introduced the Electric Telegraph System in India. The first telegraph line from Calcutta to Agra was opened in 1854, covering a distance of 800 miles.
Question 170 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
K. Sridharalu Naidu later visited Calcutta to study the Brahmo Samaj movement and when he returned, he renamed the Veda Samaj as?
A
Brahmo Samaj of Southern India
B
The Sadharan Samaj of north india
C
The Arya Samaj of North India
D
The Arya of Southern India
Question 170 Explanation: 
Veda Samaj was established by Keshab Chandra Sen and K. Sridharalu Naidu later visited Calcutta to study the Brahmo Samaj movement and when he returned, he renamed the Veda Samaj as Brahmo Samaj of Southern India in 1871.
Question 171 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is the oldest museum situated?
A
Kolkata
B
Delhi
C
Hyderabad
D
None of the above
Question 171 Explanation: 
1) The Capitoline Museums, Rome. The oldest museum in the world – now that's an impressive title.
Question 172 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Rani lives in a town which is 35 km 228 m away from Kolkata. Ria's town is 37 km away from Kolkata. If Ria comes to visit Kolkata and then goes to visit Rani, how much distance will she cover totally?
A
35 km 265 m
B
1 km 772 m
C
71 km 772 m
D
72 km 228 m
Question 173 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
250 year old The Great Banyan Tree near Kolkata is located in which place?
A
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden
B
Botanical Garden
C
Jawahar Park
D
The Great Banyan Tree garden
Question 173 Explanation: 
The Great Banyan is a banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis) located in Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Shibpur, Howrah, near Kolkata, India.
Question 174 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
At what time between 8 and 9 the hands of the clock are exactly opposite to each other?
A
100/11 min past 8
B
120/11 min past 9
C
90/11 min past 8
D
NOTA
Question 174 Explanation: 
Thus, Only Time1 is the answer. Hence, 8: 10 10/11 hours will be the time when hands of the clock will be opposite to each other.
Question 175 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Durga Puja is celebrated in the city of .....
A
Mumbai
B
Madurai
C
Bangalore
D
Kolkata
Question 175 Explanation: 
Kolkata (West Bengal) Kolkata tops the list as the city is widely known for celebrating Durga Puja with much zeal and zest. During the Durga Puja celebrations in the state, you will be able to witness some of the country's finest pandals here, that include stalls serving delectable Bengali cuisines and more.
Question 176 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The old name of Kolkata is .....
A
Calcutta
B
West Bengal
C
Ranchi
D
None of the above
Question 176 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 177 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
3 men or 4 women can do a piece of work in 43 days. In how many days can 7 men and 5 women do the work?
A
22 days
B
20 days
C
21 days
D
NOTA
Question 177 Explanation: 
∴ Ans = 12 days.
Question 178 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Mother Teresa of Calcutta died?
A
Macedonia
B
Romania
C
India
D
America
Question 179 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Yellow taxi is famous in
A
Kolkata
B
Mumbai
C
Dehli
D
None of these
Question 179 Explanation: 
Yellow cabs were known in Paris and London throughout most of the 1800s. A yellow cab company shook up the New York Cab system in the mid-1880s, offering cheaper, more predictable fares than competitors. One of the first automobile cabs in London, in the 1890s, was a yellow electric automobile.
Question 180 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
India's first telecommunications line was laid between? it was during the time of Lord Dalhousie
A
Calcutta to Diamond Harbour
B
Bombay to Diamond Harbour
C
Chennai to Diamond Harbour
D
Dhubri to Diamond Harbour
Question 180 Explanation: 
In the year 1853, the Telegraph line was started between Calcutta and Agra. It was the first Telegraph line of India which was introduced by Lord Dalhousie.
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