140+ West Bengal General Knowledge MCQs (WBPSC 2023)

West Bengal General Knowledge

Last Updated: 20 January 2023

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This Multiple Choice Questions on West Bengal comprise many important topics of the state:

  • History & Geography
  • Government & Politics
  • Districts & Divisions
  • Culture & Arts
  • Notable Persons, etc.

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West Bengal General Knowledge MCQs

1. How many World Heritage Sites are in West Bengal?
a) Two
b) Three
c) One
d) None

2. Which Country is comparable with the size of West Bengal?
a) Honduras
b) Hungary
c) Serbia
d) Scotland

3. When was West Bengal established as a Separate Indian State?
a) 26 January 1948
b) 26 January 1949
c) 26 January 1950
d) 26 January 1952

4. Since when was Mamata Banerjee appointed as the Chief Minister of West Bengal?
a) 2012
b) 2011
c) 2013
d) 2010

5. Who was the first Chief Minister of West Bengal after West Bengal was formed as an Indian State?
a) Prafulla Chandra Ghosh
b) Bidhan Chandra Roy
c) Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee
d) Prafulla Chandra Sen

6. What is the Official Language of West Bengal?
a) Bengali
b) English
c) Bengali & English
d) Bengali & Hindi

7. What is the State Flower of West Bengal?
a) Night-blooming Jasmine
b) Night-flowering Jasmine
c) Frangipani
d) Bougainvillea

8. What Rank does West Bengal holds in the list of Largest State by Area in India?
a) 14th
b) 12th
c) 8th
d) 10th

9. What is the area of West Bengal?
a) 90,752 km2
b) 88,752 km2
c) 85,752 km2
d) 83,752 km2

10. How many Countries does West Bengal shares its border with?
a) 1 Country
b) 4 Countries
c) 2 Countries
d) 3 Countries

List Of Chief Minister Of West Bengal

Premiers Of West Bengal

No.Chief MinisterTerm InTerm OutParty
1Prafulla Chandra Ghosh[1]15 Aug 194722 Jan 1948INC
2Bidhan Chandra Roy23 Jan 194825 Jan 1950INC

Chief Ministers Of West Bengal

No.Chief MinisterTerm InTerm OutParty
2Bidhan Chandra Roy
26 Jan 195001 Jul 1962INC
3Prafulla Chandra Sen
(Arambagh East)
09 July 196228 Feb 1967INC
4Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee[1]
01 Mar 196721 Nov 1967BC
Prafulla Chandra Ghosh[2]
21 Nov 196719 Feb 1968IND
~President’s Rule20 Feb 196825 Feb 1969
Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee[2]
25 Feb 196916 Mar 1970BC
~President’s Rule19 Mar 197002 Apr 1971
Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee[3]
02 Apr 197128 Jun 1971INC
~President’s Rule29 Jun 197120 Mar 1972
5Siddhartha Shankar Ray
20 Mar 197230 Apr 1977INC
~President’s Rule30 Apr 197720 Jun 1977
6Jyoti Basu
21 Jun 197705 Nov 2000CPI
7Buddhadeb Bhattacharya
06 Nov 200013 May 2011CPI
8Mamata Banerjee
20 May 2011IncumbentAITC
1) INC: Indian National Congress
2) BC (UF): Bangla Congress (United Front)
3) IND (PDF): Independent (Progressive Democratic Front)
4) INC (DC): Indian National Congress (Democratic Coalition)
5) INC (PDA): Indian National Congress (Progressive Democratic Alliance)
6) CPI(M): Communist Party of India (Marxist)
7) AITC: All India Trinamool Congress

11. How many states does West Bengal shares its border with?
a) 5 States
b) 4 States
c) 2 States
d) 3 States

12. What is the Pin Code of Murshidabad?
a) 741251
b) 742142
c) 742149
d) 743145

13. When did the Battle of Plassey take place?
a) 1737
b) 1747
c) 1757
d) 1767

14. Which Country was known as East Bengal?
a) Bangladesh
b) Pakistan
c) Nepal
d) China

15. What is the State Tree of West Bengal?
a) Agar Tree
b) Chatim Tree
c) Banyan Tree
d) Ashoka Tree

16. What is the Capital of West Bengal?
a) Burdwan
b) Howrah
c) Siliguri
d) Kolkata

17. What is the IATA of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport?
a) CCU
c) CAL
d) KOL

18. Who was the first Governor of West Bengal?
a) Dharma Vira
b) Kailash Nath Katju
c) Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari
d) Saiyid Nurul Hasan

19. Who is the Longest Serving Chief Minister of West Bengal?
a) Buddhadeb Bhattacharya
b) Jyoti Basu
c) Bidhan Chandra Roy
d) Siddhartha Shankar Ray

20. Who is the Shortest Serving Chief Minister of West Bengal?
a) Siddhartha Shankar Ray
b) Prafulla Chandra Ghosh
c) Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee
d) Bidhan Chandra Roy

List Of Governors Of West Bengal

No.GovernorTerm InTerm Out
1Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari15 Aug 194721 Jun 1948
2Kailash Nath Katju21 Jun 194801 Nov 1951
3Harendra Coomar Mookerjee01 Nov 195108 Aug 1956
4Padmaja Naidu03 Nov 195601 Jun 1967
5Dharma Vira01 Jun 196701 Apr 1969
~Deep Narayan Sinha
01 Apr 196919 Sep 1969
6Shanti Swaroop Dhavan19 Sep 196921 Aug 1971
7Anthony Lancelot Dias21 Aug 197106 Nov 1979
8Tribhuvana Narayana Singh06 Nov 197912 Sep 1981
9Bhairab Dutt Pande12 Sep 198110 Oct 1983
10Anant Prasad Sharma10 Oct 198316 Aug 1984
~Satish Chandra
16 Aug 198401 Oct 1984
11Uma Shankar Dikshit01 Oct 198412 Aug 1986
12Saiyid Nurul Hasan12 Aug 198620 Mar 1989
13T. V. Rajeswar20 Mar 198907 Feb 1990
Saiyid Nurul Hasan[12]07 Feb 199012 Jul 1993
~B. Satyanarayan Reddy
(Additional Charge)
13 Jul 199314 Aug 1993
14K. V. Raghunatha Reddy14 Aug 199327 Apr 1998
15Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai27 Apr 199818 May 1999
16Shyamal Kumar Sen18 May 199904 Dec 1999
17Viren J. Shah04 Dec 199914 Dec 2004
18Gopalkrishna Gandhi14 Dec 200414 Dec 2009
~Devanand Konwar
(Additional Charge)
14 Dec 200923 Jan 2010
19M.K. Narayanan24 Jan 201030 Jun 2014
~D. Y. Patil (additional charge)03 Jul 201417 Jul 2014
20Keshari Nath Tripathi24 Jul 201429 Jul 2019
21Jagdeep Dhankhar30 Jul 201917 Jul 2022
~La. Ganesan
(Additional Charge)
18 Jul 202222 Nov 2022
22C. V. Ananda Bose23 Nov 2022Incumbent

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21. Which town is located near the eastern bank of the Hoogly River?
a) Khili
b) Itor
c) Murshidabad
d) Nagara

22. When was the First President’s Rule imposed in West Bengal?
a) 20 February 1977
b) 20 February 1970
c) 20 February 1969
d) 20 February 1968

23. How many times President’s Rule was imposed in West Bengal?
a) 2 Times
b) 4 Times
c) 3 Times
d) None

24. How many seats are in the Legislature of West Bengal?
a) 42 Seats
b) 294 Seats
c) 216 Seats
d) 46 Seats

25. Which Political Party is in power in West Bengal?
a) CPI-M
b) BJP
c) INC

26. How many Lok Sabha Seats are in West Bengal?
a) 18 Seats
b) 16 Seats
c) 42 Seats
d) 46 Seats

27. How many Rajya Sabha Seats are in West Bengal?
a) 28 Seats
b) 14 Seats
c) 16 Seats
d) 18 Seats

28. When was the Calcutta High Court established?
a) 1 July 1962
b) 1 July 1862
c) 1 July 1942
d) 1 July 1842

29. What is the State Fish of West Bengal?
a) Catla
b) Kajuli
c) Ilish
d) Rohu

30. What is the State Bird of West Bengal?
a) Bastar Hill Myna
b) Great Hornbill
c) White-throated kingfisher
d) Asian Koel

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31. What is the State Mammal of West Bengal?
a) Wild Water Buffalo
b) Fishing Cat
c) Blackbuck
d) Nilgiri Tahr

32. When did the “West Bengal Legislative Assembly” pass a resolution to change the name of West Bengal to “Bengal” in English and “Bangla” in Bengali?
a) August 2016
b) August 2015
c) August 2014
d) August 2017

33. When was the Treaty between the “East India Company” and the “Mughal Emperor” signed?
a) August 12, 1735
b) August 12, 1745
c) August 12, 1765
d) August 12, 1755

34. Which Governor took Office in 2019 in West Bengal?
a) Keshari Nath Tripathi
b) M.K. Narayanan
c) Jagdeep Dhankhar
d) Gopalkrishna Gandhi

35. When did the Battle of Buxar take place?
a) 1764
b) 1774
c) 1784
d) 1794

36. When did the Great Bengal Famine take place?
a) 1769 – 1773
b) 1769 – 1771
c) 1769 – 1770
d) 1767 – 1771

37. When was “East Bengal” renamed as “East Pakistan”?
a) 1947
b) 1956
c) 1955
d) 1971

38. Which is the Highest Peak in West Bengal?
a) Falut
b) Rachela Danda
c) Sabargram
d) Sandakphu

39. Which river flows under the Howrah Bridge?
a) Teesta River
b) Horah River
c) Hooghly River
d) Damodar River

40. Which River is known as the “Sorrow of Bengal”?
a) Teesta River
b) Damodar River
c) Hoogly River
d) Mahananda River

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41. How many Divisions are in West Bengal?
a) Three Divisions
b) Five Divisions
c) Four Divisions
d) Seven Divisions

42. How many districts are in West Bengal?
a) 21 Districts
b) 23 Districts
c) 19 Districts
d) 27 Districts

Districts And Divisions In West Bengal

1Burdwan1) Birbhum
2) Hooghly
3) Paschim Bardhaman
4) Purba Bardhaman
2Jalpaiguri5) Alipurduar
6) Cooch Behar
7) Darjeeling
8) Jalpaiguri
9) Kalimpong
3Malda10) Dakshin Dinajpur
11) Malda
12) Murshidabad
13) Uttar Dinajpur
4Medinipur14) Bankura
15) Jhargram
16) Paschim Medinipur
17) Purba Medinipur
18) Purulia
5Presidency19) Howrah
20) Kolkata
21) Nadia
22) North 24 Parganas
23) South 24 Parganas

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43. Which is the Most Populated District of West Bengal?
a) Paschim Bardhaman
b) North 24 Parganas
c) Murshidabad
d) Hoogly

44. Which District is Ramchandrapur Dam located in?
a) Hooghly
b) Bankura
c) Purulia
d) Bardhaman

45. Which Corridor of West Bengal connects Northeast India with rest of the India?
a) Kalimpong Corridor
b) Siliguri Corridor
c) Darjeeling Corridor
d) Bengal Corridor

46. Which district of West Bengal is closest to the Bay of Bengal?
a) Malda
b) Murshidabad
c) South 24 Parganas
d) Kalimpong

47. How many Districts were there in West Bengal when India gained Independence in 1947?
a) 14 Districts
b) 12 Districts
c) 17 Districts
d) 23 Districts

48. How many National Parks are in West Bengal?
a) Four
b) Five
c) Seven
d) Nine

49. How many total numbers of MLA Seats are in West Bengal?
a) 297 MLAs
b) 296 MLAs
c) 294 MLAs
d) 293 MLAs

50. Who is the Architect of Raj Bhavan located in Kolkata?
a) Frank Lloyd Wright
b) Charles Wyatt
c) Charles Correa
d) Ludwig Mies Rohe

Cabinet Ministers Of West Bengal

1Mamata Banerjee
Chief Minister
1) Home & Hill Affairs
2) Personnel & Administration
3) Finance & Excise
4) Planning
5) Statistics Program Implementation
6) Health & Family Welfare
7) Land & Land Reforms
8) Refugee & Rehabilitation
9) Information & Cultural Affairs
2Jyotipriya Mallick
1) Forest
2) Non-Conventional & Renewable Energy Sources
3Bankim Chandra Hazra
Sundarban AffairsAITC
4Manas Bhunia
1) Water Resources Investigation & Development
2) Environment
5Snehasis Chakraborty
6Moloy Ghatak
(Asansol Uttar)
1) Law & Judicial
2) Public Works
7Aroop Biswas
1) Power
2) Youth Affairs & Sports
3) Housing
8Ujjal Biswas
(Krishnanagar Dakshin)
Correctional AdministrationAITC
9Arup Roy
(Howrah Madhya)
10Rathin Ghosh
Food & SuppliesAITC
11Firhad Hakim
(Kolkata Port)
Urban Development & Municipal AffairsAITC
12Chandranath Sinha
1) Micro, Small, & Medium Enterprises
2) Textiles
13Sovandeb Chattopadhyay
1) Parliamentary Affairs
2) Agriculture
14Bratya Basu
(Dum Dum)
School & Higher EducationAITC
15Pulak Roy
(Uluberia Dakshin)
Public Health EngineeringAITC
16Shashi Panja
1) Women, Child Development, & Social Welfare
2) Self-Help Group & Self Employment
3) Industries & Industrial Reconstruction
17Md. Ghulam Rabbani
Minority Affairs & Madrasah EducationAITC
18Biplab Mitra
Agricultural MarketingAITC
19Javed Ahmed Khan
Disaster Management & Civil DefenceAITC
20Swapan Debnath
(Purbasthali Dakshin)
Animal Resources DevelopmentAITC
21Siddiqullah Chowdhury
Mass Education Extension & Library ServicesAITC
22Udayan Guha
North Bengal DevelopmentAITC
23Babul Supriyo
1) Tourism
2) Information Technology & Electronics
24Pradip Mazumdar
(Durgapur Purba)
Rural Development & Panchayati RajAITC
25Partha Bhowmick
Irrigation & WaterwaysAITC
1) AITC: All India Trinamool Congress

Minister of State (Independent Charge)

26Becharam Manna
1) Labour
2) Panchayat Raj & Rural Development
27Subrata Saha
1) Food Processing Industries
2) Horticulture
28Akhil Giri
29Chandrima Bhattacharya
(Dum Dum Uttar)
1) Health & Family Welfare
2) Land & Land Reforms
3) Refugee & Rehabilitation
4) Finance & Excise
30Sandhya Rani Tudu
1) Paschimanchal Unnayan Affairs
2) Parliament Affairs
31Bulu Chik Baraik
1) Backward Classes Welfare
2) Tribal Development
32Sujit Bose
Fire & Emergency ServicesAITC
33Indranil Sen
1) Tourism
2) Information & Cultural Affairs

Minister of State

34Dilip Mondal
36Seuli Saha
1) Panchayet
2) Rural Development
37Tajmul Hossain
1) Micro, Small, & Medium Enterprises
2) Textiles
38Sabina Yeasmin
1) Irrigation & Waterways
2) North Bengal Development
39Birbaha Hansda
40Jyotsna Mandi
Food & SuppliesAITC
41Satyajit Barman
School EducationAITC
42Manoj Tiwary
Youth Affairs & SportsAITC

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51. Who is the first Female Chief Minister of West Bengal?
a) Aarti Mukherjee
b) Kanan Devi
c) Mamata Banerjee
d) Pratima Bandopadhyay

52. From when did the Communist Party of India (Marxist) come into power in West Bengal?
a) 1987–2011
b) 1977–2011
c) 1997–2011
d) 1967–2006

53. What is the name of the Autonomous District Council of West Bengal?
a) Sonowal Kachari Territorial Administration
b) Chakma Territorial Administration
c) Gorkhaland Territorial Administration
d) Bodoland Territorial Administration

54. Which is the Smallest District of West Bengal?
a) Jhargram District
b) Kolkata District
c) Howrah District
d) Kalimpong District

55. In which period was the Average Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) growth rate 13.9%, lower than 15.5% the average for all the states in India?
a) 2000 – 2010
b) 2002 – 2010
c) 2004 – 2010
d) 2006 – 2010

56. Which is the first Underground Railway in India?
a) Rajasthan Metro
b) Kolkata Metro
c) Delhi Metro
d) Namma Metro

57. How many Commercial Airports are in West Bengal?
a) Three
b) Two
c) Four
d) Five

58. Which is the only mode of transport that is offered in West Bengal and not anywhere else?
a) Rikshaw
b) Trams
c) Ferries
d) Tuk Tuk

59. Which District is the Tipu Sultan Mosque located in?
a) Jhargram
b) Kolkata
c) Nadia
d) Jalpaiguri

60. Which District in West Bengal has a large number of Nepali Immigrants?
a) Alipurduar
b) Kalimpong
c) Cooch Behar
d) Darjeeling District

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61. What is the other name of the “Old China Market” in Kolkata?
a) Tirtha Bazaar
b) Tirth Bazaar
c) Tiretta Bazaar
d) Tirettha Bazaar

62. When was Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay born?
a) 26 June 1838
b) 26 June 1938
c) 26 June 1858
d) 26 June 1868

63. Who directed Pather Panchali?
a) Subir Banerjee
b) Satyajit Ray
c) Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay
d) Kanu Banerjee

64. Which Devotional Song is dedicated to the God Krishna?
a) Baul
b) Jeebonmukhi Gaan
c) Shyama Sangeet
d) Kirtan

65. Which District is Bishnupur Town located which is famous for its Terracotta Temples?
a) Jhargram District
b) Birbhum District
c) Bankura District
d) Purulia District

66. How many significant days is Durga Puja celebrated?
a) 1 Day
b) 5 Days
c) 4 Days
d) 7 Days

67. When is Pahela Baishakh celebrated?
a) 14/15 January
b) 14/15 April
c) 14/15 May
d) 14/15 July

68. Where did Sundar Pichai complete his Bachelor of Technology?
a) IIT Kharagpur
b) IIT Bombay
c) IIT Guwahati
d) IIT Delhi

69. Which is the First English Newspaper in India?
a) Darpan
b) Bombay Samachar
c) Hicky’s Bengal Gazette
d) Calcutta Gazette

70. Which Chief Minister of West Bengal made the first Mobile Phone Call in India?
a) Jyoti Basu
b) Siddhartha Shankar Ray
c) Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee
d) Prafulla Chandra Ghosh

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71. When was the Cricket Stadium “Eden Garden” established?
a) 1764
b) 1864
c) 1964
d) 2002

72. Which State does not share a border with West Bengal?
a) Assam
b) Meghalaya
c) Jharkhand
d) Sikkim

73. When was IIT Kharagpur established?
a) 1941
b) 1951
c) 1961
d) 1971

74. Who is known as the “Father of Bengali Renaissance”?
a) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
b) Keshab Chandra Sen
c) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
d) Rabindranath Tagore

75. Which Viceroy announced the Partition of Bengal in 1905?
a) Lord Mountbatten
b) Lord Curzon
c) Warren Hastings
d) Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari

76. When did the Capital of India shift from Calcutta to New Delhi?
a) 1907
b) 1911
c) 1946
d) 1912

77. Which Year did Victoria Memorial complete its 100 Years of Establishment?
a) 2020
b) 2021
c) 2017
d) 2015

78. Who wrote the Novel Parineeta?
a) Swami Vivekananda
b) Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
d) Protap Chunder Mozoomdar

79. In which year Jyoti Basu was elected as the Chief Minister of West Bengal?
a) 1977
b) 1996
c) 1982
d) 1991

80. Who is the last Independent Nawab of West Bengal?
a) Jaafar Khan Bahadur
b) Siraj ud-Daulah
c) Hashim ud-Daula
d) Shuja ud-Daula

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81. When did the Metro of Kolkata start?
a) 1978
b) 1987
c) 1984
d) 1968

82. Who laid the foundation stone of Kolkata Metro?
a) Sonia Gandhi
b) Indira Gandhi
c) Rajiv Gandhi
d) Sanjay Gandhi

83. Who was the first Chancellor of Calcutta University?
a) Joddu Nath Bose
b) William Colvile
c) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
d) Lord Canning

84. Who established India’s first Pharmaceutical Company namely Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd?
a) Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray
b) Meghnad Saha
c) Surendranath Bose
d) Acharya Saha

85. When did Rabindranath Tagore win the Nobel Prize?
a) 1833
b) 1933
c) 1923
d) 1913

86. Who was the first person from West Bengal to Win Bharat Ratna Award?
a) Satyajit Ray
b) Mother Teresa
c) Bidhan Chandra Roy
d) Amartya Sen

87. Who is the founder of the Indian Statistical Institute?
a) Asima Chatterjee
b) Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
c) Dinesh Chandra Sen
d) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

88. Who wrote the famous Novel Devdas?
a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
c) Manik Bandopadhyay
d) Keshab Chandra Sen

89. Which National Park of West Bengal is under the UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a) Sundarbans National Park
b) Buxa Tiger Reserve
c) Gorumara National Park
d) Neora Valley National Park

90. When was Howrah Bridge opened to the Public?
a) 3rd February 1913
b) 3rd February 1933
c) 3rd February 1953
d) 3rd February 1943

91. Which is the largest District among the following?
a) Purulia
b) Bankura
c) Maldah
d) Murshidabad

92. When was Darjeeling Himalayan Railway recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage?
a) 1996
b) 1997
c) 1998
d) 1999

93. Name the first Bengali Novel?
a) Madhabi Kankan
b) Durgeshnandini
c) Kapalkundala
d) Gora

94. In which year did Rabindranath Tagore die?
a) 1923
b) 1943
c) 1941
d) 1931

95. Name the first Bengali Newspaper in India?
a) Udant Martand
b) Azdarar
c) Samachar Darpan
d) Darpan

96. Who wrote the first Bengali Novel “Durgeshnandini”?
a) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
b) Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
c) Ramesh Chandra Dutta
d) Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay

97. What was the National Library of India in Kolkata called before it was renamed?
a) Alipore Library
b) Calcutta National Library
c) Imperial Library
d) General Library of India

98. When was the first ODI played in Eden Garden between India Vs. Pakistan?
a) 18 February 1997
b) 18 February 1967
c) 18 February 1987
d) 18 February 1977

99. In which year did Cooch Behar merge with West Bengal?
a) 1959
b) 1949
c) 1969
d) 1929

100. Which First Bengali Film made the Director receive the Bharat Ratna Award in 1992?
a) The World of Apu
b) Devdas
c) Ganashatru
d) Pather Panchali

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101. Who was the First Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court?
a) Sir Barnes Peacock
b) Sir Richard Garth
c) Sir Francis William
d) Sir Lawrence Hugh

102. Who was the first speaker of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly?
a) Sankar Das Banerji
b) Ishwar Das Jalan
c) Bankim Chandra Kar
d) Nurul Amin

103. Which is the Second Largest City in West Bengal?
a) Siliguri
b) Durgapur
c) Asansol
d) Bardhaman

104. Who is known as the “Pioneer of the Blank Verse in Bengali Literature”?
a) Michael Madhusudan Dutt
b) Swami Vivekananda
c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
d) Keshab Chandra Sen

105. Who suggested the construction of the “Victoria Memorial” for Queen Victoria, on her death in January 1901?
a) Warren Hastings
b) Lord Curzon
c) Lord Mountbatten
d) Lord William Bentinck

106. Which National Park is famous for One-Horned Rhinos in West Bengal?
a) Jaldapara National Park
b) Neora Valley National Park
c) Sundarban National Park
d) Kaziranga National Park

107. Who is the first Woman Grandmaster of West Bengal?
a) Swati Mohota
b) Sanjita Mohota
c) Nisha Mohota
d) Disha Mohota

108. Who is the founder of Visva Bharati University?
a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
c) Nibaran Chandra Mukherjee
d) Umesh Chandra Dutta

109. Who started the “Young Bengal Movement”?
a) Chittaranjan Das
b) Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
c) William Jones
d) Subhas Chandra Bose

110. Who is the Founder of Amrita Bazar Patrika?
a) Girish Chandra Bose
b) S.N Banerji
c) Iswar Gupta
d) Sisir Kumar Ghosh

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111. Which book is also known as “The Bible of Bengali Patriotism”?
a) Anandamath
b) Rajani
c) Sitaram
d) Jugalanguriya

112. The first Railway Line in West Bengal ran between which two towns?
a) Howrah to Nadia
b) Howrah to Hooghly
c) Hooghly to Kharagpur
d) Hooghly to Haldia

113. Who is the first Chairman of Kolkata Municipal Corporation?
a) Subhas Chandra Bose
b) Bijoy Kumar Basu
c) Jatindra Mohan Sengupta
d) Chittaranjan Das

114. Who led the Bengal Renaissance?
a) Satish Chandra Mukherjee
b) Abanindranath Tagore
c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
d) Upendranath Brahmachari

115. Who is currently controlling “Fort William” in Hastings?
a) Bengal Subah
b) British East India Company
c) Indian Army
d) British Army

116. Who is the owner of the Durgapur Steel Plant?
a) Jindal Stainless Steel Limited (JSSL)
b) Tata Steel Limited (TSL)
c) Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
d) Essar Steel India Limited (ESIL)

117. Who was the Third Chief Minister of West Bengal?
a) Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee
b) Bidhan Chandra Roy
c) Prafulla Chandra Ghosh
d) Prafulla Chandra Sen

118. What is Bengali Film Industry known as?
a) Banglawood
b) Bhojiwood
c) Tollywood
d) Mollywood

119. What is Patishapta?
a) Sweet
b) Novel
c) Tourist Attraction
d) Bengali Film

120. Which Indian Port handles the export of Iron and Aluminum to South-East Asian countries?
a) Paradip Port
b) Kamarajar Port
c) Kolkata Port
d) Chidambaranar Port

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121. What is the Official Name of Kolkata Port Trust?
a) Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
b) Rajiv Gandhi Port Trust
c) Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee Port Trust
d) V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust

122. Who was the first Prime Minister of Bengal?
a) Fakhruddin Ahmed
b) A. K. Fazlul Huq
c) Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin
d) H. S. Suhrawardy

123. When did “Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari” take office as the Governor of West Bengal?
a) 15 August 1947
b) 15 August 1937
c) 15 August 1957
d) 15 August 1917

124. When was Calcutta Football League founded?
a) 1888
b) 1898
c) 1998
d) 1988

125. Which actor taught English in Darjeeling?
a) Jackie Chan
b) Gerard Butler
c) Brad Pitt
d) Benedict Cumberbatch

126. What is the area of Darjeeling?
a) 20.6 km2
b) 10.6 km2
c) 30.6 km2
d) 40.6 km2

127. Which Dance belongs to West Bengal?
a) Barada Nati
b) Dadra
c) Kalikapatadi
d) Hojagiri

128. Rabindranath wrote National Anthem for which two Countries?
a) India and Pakistan
b) India and Bangladesh
c) India and Nepal
d) India and Myanmar

129. Who is the School & Higher Education Minister of West Bengal?
a) Amit Mitra
b) Subrata Mukherjee
c) Bratya Basu
d) Partha Chatterjee

130. What is the total length of the Howrah Bridge?
a) 605 m
b) 705 m
c) 905 m
d) 805 m

131. Who was the first Chairman of the Lokayukta of West Bengal?
a) Justice Prafulla Kumar Mishra
b) Samaresh Bandyopadhyay
c) Justice Shyam Kishore Sharma
d) Justice P Lakshman Reddy

132. Who is the present Chairman of the Lokayukta of West Bengal?
a) Justice Ashim Kumar Roy
b) Justice Sanjay Mishra
c) Justice Ajit Singh
d) Justice Naresh Kumar Gupta

133. When was the Lokayukta of West Bengal formed?
a) 2011
b) 2012
c) 2013
d) 2014

134. When was Buxa Tiger Reserve established?
a) 1963
b) 1973
c) 1983
d) 1993

135. In which district is Gorumara National Park situated?
a) Purulia District
b) Jalpaiguri District
c) Darjeeling District
d) Kalimpong District

136. In which district is Jaldapara National Park situated?
a) Kalimpong District
b) Murshidabad District
c) Cooch Behar District
d) Alipurduar District

137. How many recipients from West Bengal received the Padma Bhushan Award 2022?
a) 1 Recipient
b) 2 Recipients
c) 3 Recipients
d) 4 Recipients

138. Who is the recipient of the Padma Bhushan Award 2022 from West Bengal?
a) Ajoy Chakrabarty
b) Victor Banerjee
c) Budhaditya Mukherjee
d) Abdul Rashid Khan

139. How many recipients from West Bengal received the Padma Shri Award 2022?
a) 2 Recipients
b) 3 Recipients
c) 4 Recipients
d) 5 Recipients

140. Who is the first recipient of the Padma Vibhushan Award from West Bengal?
a) Suniti Kumar Chatterji
b) Radhabinod Pal
c) Nandalal Bose
d) Satyendra Nath Bose

141. Who is the first recipient of the Padma Bhushan Award from West Bengal?
a) Lalit Mohan Banerjee
b) Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay
c) Jnan Chandra Ghosh
d) Suniti Kumar Chatterji

142. Who is the first recipient of the Padma Shri Award from West Bengal?
a) Samarendranath Sen
b) Satish Chandra Majumdar
c) Isaac Santra
d) Surinder Kumar Dey

143. How many women received the National Florence Nightingale Award 2020 from West Bengal?
a) 2 Women
b) 3 Women
c) 4 Women
d) 5 Women

144. How many women received the National Florence Nightingale Award 2021 from West Bengal?
a) 2 Women
b) 3 Women
c) 4 Women
d) 5 Women

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