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The Kolkata Quiz is designed to test your knowledge of this interesting city. The Kolkata Quiz focuses on the history, geography, current statistics, and interesting facts of Kolkata.
1. When did the official English name change from Calcutta to Kolkata?
a.1999
b.2000
c.2001
d.2002
2. What sport does the Eden Gardens host?
a.baseball
b.cricket
c.tennis
d.soccer
3. When did the Indian Museum open?
a.1889
b.1867
c.1824
d.1814
4. The Victoria Memorial is built in an architectural style similar to the:
a.Taj Mahal
b.Nakhoda Mosque
c.Saheed Minar
d.Indian Museum
5. People in Kolkata habitually indulge in a pastime called adda. What is adda?
a.a video game
b.a board game
c.leisurely chat
d.a mathematical game
6. The Zoological Garden was inaugurated by the Prince of Wales in:
a.1917
b.1901
c.1889
d.1876
7. About how many people can the Nakhoda Mosque now hold?
a.1,000
b.10,000
c.5,000
d.15,000
8. How tall does the Saheed Minar stand?
a.142 ft
b.150 ft
c.158 ft
d.164 ft
9. who is the first women to climb Mount Everest.twice
a.bachendri Pal
b.santosh Yadav
c.muraka priti
d.nair Pony
10. calcutta electric supply corporation's head office located at the building named under
a.cesc house
b.ceat house
c.rpg house
d.victoria house
11. old russa road now renamed at
a.tollygunge
b.sealdah
c.kalighat
d.beliaghata
12. the another name of salt lake stadium is
a.kishore bharati krirangan
b.balak bharat krirangan
c.yuva bharati krirangan
d.yuvak bharati krirangan
13. The famous Bengali sweet "Ladyguinea" is named after..
a.Lady Cornell
b.Lord Clive
c.Lady Canning
d.Lady of Kolkata
Last improved on 6/28/2012 at 10:51:31 PM
14. The respiration organ of whale is-
a.Gill
b.Lungs
c.Skin
d.Trachea
15. which is the largest animal in the world
a.elephant
b.rhinoceros
c.water buck
d.blue whale
16. Who is Kolkata's current Mayor
a.Pranab Mukherjee
b.Sovan Chatterjee
c.Saurabh Goenka
d.MK Narayan
17. Who wrote "Koi acha sa ladka" which is the Hindi version of Vikram Seth's "a suitable boy"?
a.Meera nayar
b.Soniya gandhi
c.Gopalkrishna gandhi
d.M.k. narayanan
Last improved on 10/29/2012 at 4:29:03 AM
18. Who founded kolkata
a.Clive
b.Ras behari roy
c.Job charnock
d.Lord montgalfe
19. when did indias capital shifted to delhi from kolkata
a.1910
b.1911
c.1935
d.1912
20. Who is the only Test cricketer to have scored more runs than Don Bradman, but failed to score in his last innings?
a.Rahul Dravid
b.Sourav Ganguly
c.Vijay Dahiya
d.Clive Lloyd
21. What did the present-day Kolkata earlier comprised of?
a.Howrah and Calcutta
b.Howrah, Kalikata and Gobindapur
c.Kalikata, Gobindapur and Sutanuti.
d.Howrah, Kalikata and Sutanuti
22. WHO IS THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
a.PRANAB MUKHERJEE
b.MAMTA BANERJEE
c.DR MANMOHAN SINGH
d.SONIA GANDHI
23. Who is the first Bengali Chess GM?
a.Dibendyu Barua
b.Niaz Murshed
c.Surya Shekhar Ganguly
d.Deep Sengupta
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What others think about Kolkata
By: tanmoy chakraborty on May 6, 2013
  kolkata is a city of joy which is known to everyone but whats important is the amount of reverence and love one has for each other,really supercalifragilistic expedia ludocious(wonderful)!!!!!!!
By: madhusudan nandi on Apr 19, 2013
  good to play quiz
By: Rahul on May 5, 2012
  Kolkata is the best metro city in india..... Amar kolkata is quite bhalo..
By: MZ ALI on Mar 7, 2012
  I LOVE KOLKATA
By: Pranay kumar Thakur on Sep 24, 2011
  kolkata was once called culcutt but it was changed due to some political problem
By: rohit on Apr 3, 2011
  kolkata simply rocks.....
By: DEBOPRIYA on Oct 17, 2010
  I AM BENGALI. SO, I KNOW EVERY THING ABOUT THAT CITY.KOLKATA'S PEOPLE ARE SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO KIND .IT IS A GOOD CITY.
By: asif on Sep 7, 2010
  its a gud city.nice city.bad city.corupt city.bt a gud 1.
By: ayesha on Aug 1, 2010
  kolkata is the first city in india to start metro. a) true b) false
By: tusi on Jul 13, 2010
  interesting
By: sukanta sarkar 98303-14992 on May 15, 2010
  i have send two quiz questions alongwith answers on kolkata
By: rajan pillai on Jan 17, 2010
  kolkata is serriously a beautiful city
By: mimi on Dec 15, 2009
  Calcutta is the first place in India to run the following: 1.Tram 2.Underground Railways(Metro Railways) 3.Train 4.Bus
By: anna on Nov 24, 2009
  it's fascinating!
By: sanjay kumar ghosh on Nov 16, 2009
  quiz is the most interesting event to me.
By: Rashid on Oct 27, 2009
  intresting!
By: ANKITA DAS on Oct 1, 2009
  INTERESTING!
By: Aggie on Sep 10, 2009
  It is my birthplace and, hence I can make a comment. Kolkatan weather changes with the : People's mood Quality of the food and if any outsider gets rude enough to the people for him to elude............. :-)
By: L S Bhati on Sep 4, 2009
  Its great
By: sagnik.... on Aug 31, 2009
  the city i love the most
By: Ramesh Poddar on Aug 21, 2009
  i love calcutta and will stay close to my heart no matter where my life takes me
By: sam on Aug 20, 2009
  metro rail, tram
By: surbhit on Jul 14, 2009
  its a place with low momentum n a unique place wr every mode of transportation is available which ever one can think off.
By: Shankha on Jul 6, 2009
  kolkata....the city which throws laughter and absorbs sorrow
By: harkirat on Jul 4, 2009
  great city
By: jassi on Jun 29, 2009
  i have seen a lot of cities around d world but kolkata is 1 where Lane driving is followed least which contribites to its bad traffic condition, hey lets change this fact make our city more disciplined, yes... we can do it we will do it..
By: debopam basu on Jun 12, 2009
  the asiatic society was founded in which year?
By: anindya on May 8, 2009
  hey buddies!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! our city.......city of tagore,roy teresa rocks........ just keep da same spirit goin...............................
By: rohan ghose on Apr 13, 2009
  am proud of the city and thankful to god i was born here.
By: Kajol on Feb 27, 2009
  A complete "City of Joy"!
By: iladri on Feb 6, 2009
  i love kolkata.
By: Priyanka on Feb 2, 2009
  I love my city!
By: JYOTHISHRAJ on Feb 4, 2009
  KOLKOTA KNIGHT RIDERS RULE........
By: Faseel Anwar on Jan 29, 2009
  I would like to teel kolkata that it has it in itself to reach the top as the best city to leave in and it is we Kolkatan who have to do it....
By: ipshita mukherjee on Jan 30, 2009
  the city of joy!
By: Anubrata on Dec 27, 2008
  Kolkata is the city of palaces, history, sports, education, politics and what not. A mini India in itself, it represents a unique connection between the bygone British Raj era and the modern era..
By: md musa khan on Nov 7, 2008
  proud 2 b kolkatan
By: Gaurav on Jul 31, 2008
  always a new experience
By: papia das on Jul 30, 2008
  kolkata is a city of old culture and classical music. many great persons were born here and died for this country. people of kolkata are fond of sports.The race course of kolkata is famous all over india.Now it is a city of mixed culture.
By: ad on Jul 23, 2008
  good
  

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