West Bengal General Knowledge (GK) MCQ Questions Answers


West Bengal is an Indian state situated in Eastern India. it borders 5 Indian states with internation border such as Jharkhand, Sikkim , Bihar, Assam , Odisha and Bangladesh. Kolkata is capital of West Bengal wich is 7th largest city in India. we provides the Some West Bengal GK quiz questions and answers with Current affairs. these West Bengal general knowledge questions answers are very important for all type of exams.


Q.1. What is the capital of West Bengal?

(a) Kolkata
(b) Kalimpong
(c) Baharampur
(d) Krishnanagar

(a) Kolkata


Q.2. Which state is to the west of West Bengal?

(a) Assam
(b) Goa
(c) West Bengal
(d) Bihar

(a) Assam


Q.3. Which state is to the north of West Bengal?

(a) Sikkim
(b) Assam
(c) Uttar Pardesh
(d) None of these

(a) Sikkim


Q.4. Where did the Portuguese have a factory in West Bengal?

(a) Hooghly
(b) Asansol
(c) Barrackpore
(d) None Of These

(a) Hooghly


Q.5. What is the area of West Bengal?

(a) 72,662 sq. mi
(b) 89,560 sq. mi
(c) 36,421 sq. mi
(d) None Of These

(c) 36,421 sq. mi


Q.6. What was the population of West Bengal according to 2011 census?

(a) 81,357,851
(b) 75,349,751
(c) 92,047,426
(d) 91,347,736

(d) 91,347,736


Q.7. Which water body is to the south of West Bengal?

(a) Bay of Bengal
(b) Gulf of Kutch
(c) Gulf of Cambay
(d) Red Sea

(a) Bay of Bengal


Q.8. Where is Victoria Memorial Building siutated

(a) Hyderabad
(b) New Delhi
(c) Pune
(d) Kolkata

(d) Kolkata


Q.9. Netaji-Subhash-Chandra-Bose International Airport located at?

(a) Kolkata
(b) Balurghat
(c) Malda
(d) Siliguri

(a) Kolkata


Q.10. Jaldapara-National-Park Located at?

(a) Uttarkhand
(b) West-Bengal
(c) Mizoram
(d) Goa

(b) West-Bengal


Q.11. The Festivals-celebrated at westbengal?

(a) Durga Puga
(b) Holi
(c) None of these
(d) All of these

(d) All of these


Q.12. Rasikbil-Bird-Sanctuary located at?

(a) Kerala
(b) West-Bengal
(c) Manipur
(d) None of these

(b) West-Bengal


Q.13. Which Vegetable is produced largely in West Bengal ?

(a) Tomatoe
(b) Brinjal
(c) Potato
(d) Carrot

(c) Potato


Q.14. Which of the following bridge is called as Second hooghly bridge ?

(a) Nivedita setu
(b) Vivenkananda setu
(c) Vidyasagar Setu
(d) none of these

(c) Vidyasagar Setu


Q.15. 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

(c) Lord Canning


Q.16. 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

(c) Sundarbans National Park


Q.17. In Which year Cooch behar merged with West Bengal ?

(a) 1941
(b) 1950
(c) 1954
(d) 1971

(b) 1950


Q.18. 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

(d) Bidhan Chandra Roy


Q.19. The West Bengal Partition took place in which year ?

(a) 1905
(b) 1913
(c) 1909
(d) 1910

(a) 1905


Q.20. How many seats West bengal Contributes to the Rajya sabha ?

(a) 13
(b) 16
(c) 18
(d) 17

(b) 16


Q.21. Which of the following Corporate headquarters is located in Kolkata ?

(a) Britannia Industries
(b) ITC Limited
(c) Bata India
(d) All of these

(d) All of these


Q.22. Which nawab transferred capital from Dacca (new Dhaka) to Murshibadab?

(a) sarfaraj khan
(b) Alvardi khan
(c) Siraj-ud-daula
(d) Murshid Quli khan

(d) Murshid Quli khan


Q.23. Who is first british Governor General of West Bangal?

(a) John Adam
(b) Warren Hastings
(c) John Shore
(d) Edward Law

(b) Warren Hastings


Q.24. __________is State flower of West Bengal?

(a) Shephali
(b) Jasmine
(c) Lotus
(d) None of these

(a) Shephali


Q.25. Which of the following River is Once known as “Sorrow of Bengal”?

(a) Ajay
(b) Teesta
(c) Jaldhaka
(d) Damodar

(d) Damodar


Q.26. Which of the following Corporate headquarters is located in Kolkata?

(a) Britannia Industries
(b) ITC Limited
(c) Bata India
(d) All of these

(d) All of these


Q.27. When was West Bengal established?

(a) 11 January 1950
(b) 26 January 1950
(c) 17 January 1945
(d) 11 January 1949

(b) 26 January 1950


Q.28. Largest city of West Bengal is

(a) Kolkata
(b) Silliguri
(c) Asansol
(d) Durgapur

(a) Kolkata


Q.29. How many Districts in West Bengal?

(a) 27
(b) 31
(c) 29
(d) 23

(d) 23


Q.30. Who is the Chief Minister of West Bengal?

(a) Bidhan Chandra Roy
(b) Prafulla Chandra Ghosh
(c) Mamata Banerjee
(d) Prafulla Chandra sen

(c) Mamata Banerjee


Q.31. Who is the Governor of West Bengal?

(a) Om Prakash Kohli
(b) Keshari Nath Tripathi
(c) Kailash nath Katju
(d) Harendra coomar

(b) Keshari Nath Tripathi


Q.32. What is the official language of West Bengal State?

(a) Sanskrit
(b) Gujarati
(c) Hindi
(d) Bengali

(d) Bengali


Q.33. Co-official Language of West Bengal is

(a) English
(b) Gujarati
(c) Hindi
(d) Bengali

(a) English


Q.34. Which state is in West of West Bengal?

(a) Bihar
(b) Telangana
(c) Assam
(d) Tripura

(a) Bihar


Q.35. How many Countries do West Bengal shares its border with?

(a) 1 Country
(b) 4 Countries
(c) 2 Countries
(d) 3 Countries

(d) 3 Countries


Q.36. What is the Pin Code of Murshidabad?

(a) 741251
(b) 742142
(c) 742149
(d) 743145

(c) 742149


Q.37. Which Country was known as East Bengal?

(a) Bangladesh
(b) Pakistan
(c) Nepal
(d) China

(a) Bangladesh


Q.38. What is the State Tree of West Bengal?

(a) Agar Tree
(b) Chatim Tree
(c) Banyan Tree
(d) Ashoka Tree

(b) Chatim Tree


Q.39. The University of Calcutta was founded in

(a) 1850
(b) 1857
(c) 1890
(d) 1901

(b) 1857


Q.40. What is the IATA of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport?

(a) CCU
(b) ICAO
(c) CAL
(d) KOL

(a) CCU


Q.41. Who is the Longest Serving Chief Minister of West Bengal?

(a) Buddhadeb Bhattacharya
(b) Jyoti Basu
(c) Bidhan Chandra Roy
(d) Siddhartha Shankar Ray

(b) Jyoti Basu


Q.42. 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

(b) Prafulla Chandra Ghosh


Q.43. What is literacy Rate of West Bengal

(a) 58.56%
(b) 78.26%
(c) 77.08%
(d) None of These

(c) 77.08%


Q.44. Who is the Current Governor of West Bengal ?

(a) Keshari Nath Tripathi
(b) Jagdeep Dhankhar
(c) D. Y. Patil
(d) None of These

(b) Jagdeep Dhankhar


Q.45. Who is the Current Director general of police of West Bengal ?

(a) Manoj Bhatt
(b) Shri Virendra
(c) Surajit Kar Purkayastha
(d) None of These

(b) Shri Virendra


Q.46. Which of the following city is second largest city in west Bengal ?

(a) Asansol
(b) Malda
(c) siliguri
(d) Bardhaman

(a) Asansol


Q.47. Salt lake stadium is also known as?

(a) Yuva Stadium
(b) Yuva Krirangan
(c) Bengal Krirangan
(d) Yuva bharathi Krirangan

(d) Yuva bharathi Krirangan


Q.48. 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

(d) Prafulla Chandra Roy


Q.49. Who is the first Indian woman to swim the English Channel twice

(a) Bula Choudhury
(b) Rati Saha
(c) Poulomi Ghatak
(d) Ankita Das

(a) Bula Choudhury


Q.50. In which year the Howrah Bridge was opened for public

(a) 1935
(b) 1943
(c) 1945
(d) 1951

(b) 1943


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