West Bengal PSC GK Questions

Q136. The largest Arsenic de-contamination/purification plant in West Bengal is located at
(A) Gangasagar
(B) Kolkata
(C) Asansol
(D) Farakka

Q137. Which one is a dry port in West Bengal
(A) Kolkata
(B) Haldia
(C) Digha
(D) None of the above

Q138. The export of slaves from Bengal was banned in which year
(A) 1787
(B) 1788
(C) 1789
(D) 1790

Q139. Matsyanyaya in early medieval Bengal meant
(A) Fisherman’s Court
(B) State of chaos
(C) Judge
(D) Fight for lakes of fish

Q140. Which Bengal Nawab shifted his capital from Murshidabad to Munger
(A) Mir Jafar
(B) Mir Miran
(C) Mir Qasim
(D) Siraj ud-Daulah

Q141. The old Nizamat Imambara was built by
(A) Siraj ud-Daulah
(B) Mansur Ali Khan
(C) Ashraf Ali Khan
(D) Alivardi Khan

Q142. Who was the owner and editor of ‘Sambad Kaumudi’
(A) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(B) Bhavanicharan Bandopadhyaya
(C) Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar
(D) Bankimchandra Chatterjee

Q143. Howrah Bridge is the ______ longest cantilever bridge of its type in the world
(A) third
(B) fourth
(C) fifth
(D) sixth

Q144. Which day is observed as "Save Water Day" in West Bengal
(A) 14th February
(B) 6th March
(C) 12th July
(D) 14th August

Q145. In which year, Bidhan Chandra Roy was awarded with Bharat Ratna award
(A) 1961
(B) 1965
(C) 1968
(D) 1970

Q146. Who is the first person to received Padma Vibhushan award from West Bengal
(A) Radha Binode Pal and Suniti Kumar Chatterjee
(B) Jayanto Nath Chaudhuri and Binay Ranjan Sen
(C) Satyendra Nath Bose and Nandlal Bose
(D) Suranjan Das and Ustad Allauddin Khan

Q147. In 2020, who has been awarded with the Padma Bhushan award from West Bengal
(A) Budhaditya Mukherjee
(B) Ajoy Chakrabarty
(C) Khaled Choudhury
(D) Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan

Q148. By population West Bengal is the _______ largest state in India
(A) 3rd
(B) 4th
(C) 5th
(D) 6th

Q149. West Bengal Police was formed in the year
(A) 1861
(B) 1868
(C) 1873
(D) 1879

Q150. In which year, West Bengal won the Ranji Trophy tournament for the first time
(A) 1936–37
(B) 1938–39
(C) 1943–44
(D) 1952–53


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