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West Bengal Quiz | West Bengal Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

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1 India's first pharmaceutical company Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals was established by
A Prafulla Chandra Roy
B Satyendra Nath Bose
C Surendranath Bose
D Meghnad Saha

Answer: Prafulla Chandra Roy
2 Who is the first Indian woman to swim the English Channel twice
A Ankita Das
B Arati Saha
C Bula Choudhury
D Poulomi Ghatak

Answer: Bula Choudhury
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3 The University of Calcutta was founded in
A 1857
B 1901
C 1850
D 1890

Answer: 1857
4 Who is the The first Chancellor of Calcutta University
A Lord Canning
B Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
C Sir James William Colvile
D Joddu Nath Bose

Answer: Lord Canning
5 The Battle of Plassey was fought in the year
A 1757
B 1832
C 1736
D 1780

Answer: 1757
6 The Kolkata Metro service was started from the year
A 1984
B 1985
C 1978
D 1981

Answer: 1984
7 Who is known as the the last independent Nawab of Bengal
A Siraj ud-Daulah
B Sarfaraz Khan
C Mir Jafar
D None of the above

Answer: Siraj ud-Daulah
8 Total number of Districts in West Bengal is
A 20
B 14
C 16
D 19

Answer: 20
9 In which year, Jyoti Basu became the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the first time
A 1977
B 1980
C 1971
D 1975

Answer: 1977
10 In India, West Bengal is the largest producer of
A Mango
B Wheat
C Rice
D Barley

Answer: Rice
11 The famous novel Devdas was written by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay in the year
A 1917
B 1915
C 1905
D 1912

Answer: 1917
12 The novel Parineeta was written by
A Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
B Syed Mujtaba Ali
C Rabindranath Tagore
D Satyajit Ray

Answer: Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
13 The construction of Victoria Memorial was completed in the year
A 1921
B 1917
C 1903
D 1906

Answer: 1921
14 In which year, the capital of India is shifted from Kolkata to Delhi
A 1917
B 1911
C 1901
D 1907

Answer: 1911
15 Which viceroy of India, decalred the Bengal Partition in 1905
A Lord Canning
B Lord Curzon
C Lord Irwin
D Lord Ripon

Answer: Lord Curzon
16 Who is known as the Father of the Bengali renaissance
A Raja Ram Mohan Roy
B Debendranath Tagore
C Dadabhai Naoroji
D Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy
17 The Kharagpur Indian Institute of Technology was established in the year
A 1962
B 1947
C 1955
D 1951

Answer: 1951
18 In India, Doctors' Day is celebrated on the memory of Bidhan Chandra Roy on
A 1st July
B 28th August
C 22nd January
D 1st April

Answer: 1st July
19 Who was the first Chief Minister of West Bengal
A Prafulla Chandra Ghosh
B Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee
C Jyoti Basu
D Bidhan Chandra Roy

Answer: Prafulla Chandra Ghosh
20 From the below, which state did not share its border with West Bengal
A Meghalaya
B Bihar
C Assam
D Odisha

Answer: Meghalaya
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