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West Bengal Current Affairs

Latest News of West Bengal:

  • West Bengal man held with 42 fake notes near market area
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  • West Bengal’s state-owned sick PSUs merged
  • Tourism Australia registers remarkable growth from West
  • West Bengal advocate general Jayanta Mitra resigns
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  • Hooch accused nabbed from West Bengal had fake identity
  • Scuffle in West Bengal assembly, opposition leader Abdul Mannan
  • Government to hire 74,400 teachers for West Bengal schools
  • Education bill passed, West Bengal to hire 16,000 professors
  • West Bengal Budget: Expenditure check a major challenge
  • Digital depository for West Bengal
  • Invest your idle cash in our debt funds
  • West Bengal CM-UK envoy talks focus on President, business
  • 7th World Ayurveda Congress held in Kolkata
  • Gymnothorax indicus, new species of eel found in Bay of Bengal
  • West Bengal wins All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project Award
  • Singer Bapi Lahiri honoured with Mahanayak award by West Bengal Government
  • PM Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurate Petrapole Integrated Check Post
  • ZSI to record climate change impact on animals in five Himalayan states.

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West Bengal Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Ques1. Which of the Following City is Second largest City in West Bengal?

  1. Asansol
  2. Malda
  3. Siliguri
  4. Bardhaman

Answer: Asansol

Ques2.Total Number of districts in West bengal?

  1. 23
  2. 19
  3. 20
  4. 18

Answer: 20

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Ques3.Which of the following bridge is called as Second hooghly bridge ?

  1. Nivedita setu
  2. Vivenkananda setu
  3. Vidyasagar Setu
  4. none of these

Answer: Vidyasagar Setu

Ques4.Howmany seats West bengal Contributes to the Rajya sabha ?

  1. 13
  2. 16
  3. 18
  4. 17

Answer: 16

Ques5.Which of the following Corporate headquarters is located in Kolkata ?

  1. Britannia Industries
  2. ITC Limited
  3. Bata India
  4. All of these

Answer: All of these

Ques6.The West Bengal Partition took place in which year ?

  1. 1905
  2. 1913
  3. 1909
  4. 1910

Answer: 1905

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Ques7. In which year Left front won the state assembly elections first time ?

  1. 1980
  2. 1977
  3. 1982
  4. 1987

Answer: 1977

Ques8. Salt lake stadium is also known as?

  1. Yuva Stadium
  2. Yuva Krirangan
  3. Bengal Krirangan
  4. Yuva bharathi Krirangan

Answer: Yuva bharathi Krirangan

Ques9.Which Vegetable is produced largely in West Bengal ?

  1. Tomatoe
  2. Brinjal
  3. Potato
  4. Carrot

Answer: Potato

Ques10. In Which year Cooch behar merged with West Bengal ?

  1. 1941
  2. 1950
  3. 1954
  4. 1971

Answer: 1950

Ques11. Who is the The first Chancellor of Calcutta University

  1. Sir James William Colvile
  2. Joddu Nath Bose
  3. Lord Canning
  4. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Answer:  Lord Canning

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Ques12. The University of Calcutta was founded in

  1. 1850
  2. 1857
  3. 1890
  4. 1901

Answer: 1857

Ques13.Who is the first Indian woman to swim the English Channel twice

  1. Bula Choudhury
  2. Arati Saha
  3. Poulomi Ghatak
  4. Ankita Das

Answer: Bula Choudhury

Ques13. India’s first pharmaceutical company Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals was established by

  1. Surendranath Bose
  2. Meghnad Saha
  3. Satyendra Nath Bose
  4. Prafulla Chandra Roy

Answer:  Prafulla Chandra Roy

Ques14. Who is known as the founder of Indian Statistical Institute

  1. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
  2. Bidhan Chandra Roy
  3. Meghnad Saha
  4. Jagdish Chandra Bose

Answer:  Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

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Ques15. In which year, the Nobel Prize in Literature was given to Rabindranath Tagore

  1. 1903
  2. 1913
  3. 1915
  4. 1917

Answer: 1913

Ques16.Satyajit Ray’s first film, Pather Panchali was released in the year

  1. 1951
  2. 1955
  3. 1958
  4. 1962

Answer: 1955

Ques17.Who was the first person from West Bengal to win Bharat Ratna Award

  1. Aruna Asaf Ali
  2. Ravi Shankar
  3. Satyajit Ray
  4. Bidhan Chandra Roy

Answer:  Bidhan Chandra Roy

Ques18.Which one National Park from West Bengal is also under UNESCO World Heritage Site

  1. Neora Valley National Park
  2. Buxa Tiger Reserve
  3. Sundarbans National Park
  4. Singalila National Park

Answer: Sundarbans National Park

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Ques19.In which year the Howrah Bridge was opened for public

  1. 1935
  2. 1943
  3. 1945
  4. 1951

Answer : 1943

Ques20.In which year the construction of Vidyasagar Setu was completed

  1. 1985
  2. 1989
  3. 1990
  4. 1992

Answer: 1992

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