West Bengal State Question Answer

Q16. The Battle of Plassey was fought in the year
(A) 1736
(B) 1757
(C) 1780
(D) 1832

Q17. 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

Q18. The University of Calcutta was founded in
(A) 1850
(B) 1857
(C) 1890
(D) 1901

Q19. Who is the first Indian woman to swim the English Channel twice
(A) Bula Choudhury
(B) Arati Saha
(C) Poulomi Ghatak
(D) Ankita Das

Q20. 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

Q21. 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

Q22. In which year, the Nobel Prize in Literature was given to Rabindranath Tagore
(A) 1903
(B) 1913
(C) 1915
(D) 1917

Q23. Satyajit Ray's first film, Pather Panchali was released in the year
(A) 1951
(B) 1955
(C) 1958
(D) 1962

Q24. 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

Q25. 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

Q26. In which year the Howrah Bridge was opened for public
(A) 1935
(B) 1943
(C) 1945
(D) 1951

Q27. In which year the construction of Vidyasagar Setu was completed
(A) 1985
(B) 1989
(C) 1990
(D) 1992

Q28. Which one is the largest district by areawise in West Bengal
(A) South 24 Parganas
(B) Barddhaman
(C) Bankura
(D) Puruliya

Q29. In which year the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is recognised as World Heritage Site by UNESCO
(A) 1984
(B) 1992
(C) 1997
(D) 1999

Q30. The Anandabazar Patrika was first published in the year
(A) 1912
(B) 1922
(C) 1925
(D) 1937

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