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West Bengal Current Affairs Highlights

  • West Bengal Honoured with UN Public Service Award
  • India’s First Underwater Rail Tunnel Completed
  • West Bengal makes Bengali Mandatory in all Schools
  • West Bengal wins 2017 Santosh Trophy
  • 04 crore people hit by arsenic contamination in Bengal: Report
  • Four States come together for elephant census
  • Endangered Kurukh gets official language status in West Bengal
  • Bengal’s Kanyashree initiative wins United Nations Public Service Award
  • Darjeeling Unrest: What is the Solution?
  • Sanjay Mitra took charge as Defence Secretary
  • West Bengal’s new social security Yojana combines 5 old beneficiary schemes
  • World Bank Group approved USD 210 million for strengthening gram panchayats in West Bengal
  • West Bengal to give legal protection to Hilsa Fish
  • 25 children including 13 girls selected for National Bravery Awards

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West Bengal General Knowledge Question and Answer

1) Who is known as the founder of Indian Statistical Institute?

a)Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
b)Bidhan Chandra Roy
c)Meghnad Saha
d)Jagdish Chandra Bose

Answer: a)

2) India’s first pharmaceutical company Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals was established by

a)Surendranath Bose
b)Meghnad Saha
c)Satyendra Nath Bose
d)Prafulla Chandra Roy

Answer: d)

3) Who is the first Indian woman to swim the English Channel twice

a)Bula Choudhury
b)rati Saha
c)Poulomi Ghatak
d)Ankita Das

Answer: a)

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4) In which year Left front won the state assembly elections first time ?


Answer: b)

5) In which year the Howrah Bridge was opened for public


Answer: b)

6) Which of the following bridge is called as Second hooghly bridge ?

a)Nivedita setu
b)Vivenkananda setu
c)Vidyasagar Setu
d)none of these

Answer: c)

7) In which year the construction of Vidyasagar Setu was completed


Answer: d)

8) Which Vegetable is produced largely in West Bengal ?


Answer: c)

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9) Who is the The first Chancellor of Calcutta University

a)Sir James William Colvile
b)Joddu Nath Bose
c)Lord Canning
d)Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Answer: c)

10) Who was the first person from West Bengal to win Bharat Ratna Award

a)Aruna Asaf Ali
b)Ravi Shankar
c)Satyajit Ray
d)Bidhan Chandra Roy

Answer: d)

11) The University of Calcutta was founded in


Answer: b)

12) In Which year Cooch behar merged with West Bengal ?


Answer: b)

13) The West Bengal Partition took place in which year ?


Answer: a)

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14) Which of the following Corporate headquarters is located in Kolkata ?

a)Britannia Industries
b)ITC Limited
c)Bata India
d)All of these

Answer: d)

15) Which one National Park from West Bengal is also under UNESCO World Heritage Site

a)Neora Valley National Park
b)Buxa Tiger Reserve
c)Sundarbans National Park
d)Singalila National Park

Answer: c)

16) Which nawab transferred capital from Dacca (new Dhaka) to Murshibadab?

a) sarfaraj khan
b) Alvardi khan
c) Siraj-ud-daula
d) Murshid Quli khan

Answer: d)

17)  Which of the following River is Once known as “Sorrow of Bengal”?

a) Ajay
b) Teesta
c) Jaldhaka
d) Damodar

Answer: d)

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18) Who is first british Governor General of West Bangal?

a) John Adam
b) Warren Hastings
c) John Shore
d) Edward Law

Answer: b)

19) Howmany seats West bengal Contributes to the Rajya sabha ?


Answer: b)

20) __________   is State flower of West Bengal?

a) Shephali
b) Jasmine
c) Lotus
d) None of these

Answer: a)

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