West Bengal PSC GK Questions

Q166. Who is the author of first full-fledged autobiography in modern Bengali literature
(A) Romesh Chunder Dutt
(B) Jyotirindranath Tagore
(C) Rassundari Devi
(D) Dinesh Chandra Sen

Q167. When Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay's famous novel Durgeshnandini was first published
(A) 1863
(B) 1865
(C) 1867
(D) 1869

Q168. When Bankim Puraskar was first awarded
(A) 1975
(B) 1979
(C) 1981
(D) 1985

Q169. Who is the first winner of the "Bankim Puraskar" award
(A) Prafulla Roy
(B) Dibyendu Palit
(C) Prabodh Chandra Sen
(D) Syed Mustafa Siraj

Q170. Who was the first President of the Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi
(A) Amar Mitra
(B) Manjush Dasgupta
(C) Annadashankar Roy
(D) Sanat Kumar Chattopadhyay

Q171. In 1979, Mahashweta Devi won the Sahitya Akademi Award for the novel
(A) Aranyer Adhikar
(B) Agnigarbha
(C) Neerete Megh
(D) Hajar Churashir Maa

Q172. Which writer was also known by the pen name "Parashuram"
(A) Premendra Mitra
(B) Rajshekhar Basu
(C) Syed Mujtaba Ali
(D) Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay

Q173. In 1955, Rajshekhar Basu was awarded Rabindra Puraskar for which one of his works
(A) Gaddalika
(B) Hanumaner Swapna
(C) Gamanush Jatir Katha
(D) Krishnakali Ityadi Galpa

Q174. Who is the first winner of Ramon Magsaysay Award from West Bengal
(A) Satyajit Ray
(B) Sambhu Mitra
(C) Amitabha Chowdhury
(D) Kamladevi Chattopadhyay

Q175. Who is the writer of the novel "Aparajito"
(A) Satyajit Ray
(B) Rabindranath Tagore
(C) Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
(D) Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay

Q176. Who is the first Indian actress to earned BAFTA Award for Best Actress nominations at the 1959 BAFTA Awards
(A) Jenni Banerjee
(B) Karuna Banerjee
(C) Chunibala Devi
(D) Pinaki Sengupta

Q177. Who established a factory at Sutanuti and the Zamindari of the three villages of Sutanuti, Kalikata and Gobindapur
(A) Job Charnock
(B) Warren Hastings
(C) Francois Caron
(D) Francis Dey

Q178. Mukutmanipur Dam is located across which river
(A) Subarnarekha
(B) Dwarkeswar
(C) Mayurakshi
(D) Kangsabati

Q179. Who established the Tattvabodhini Sabha in 1839 at Calcutta
(A) Keshab Chandra Sen
(B) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(C) Debendranath Tagore
(D) Sivanatha Sastri

Q180. In which year, the former French enclave of Chandannagar was integrated into West Bengal
(A) 1952
(B) 1955
(C) 1958
(D) 1959


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