GK Qustions of West Bengal for Government Jobs in English

GK Qustions of West Bengal for Government Jobs in English

Friends, in this post today, you will learn general knowledge questions of West Bengal which are useful for all types of competitive examinations.

General Knowledge Question of West Bengal

1. Where is the capital of West Bengal?

Answer: – Kolkata

2. Who was the first woman governor of West Bengal?

Answer: – Sarojini Naidu

3. What is the name of the daughter of Sarojini Naidu?

Answer: – Padmaja Naidu

4. When was West Bengal established?

Answer: – 1 November 1956

5. Who is the official language of West Bengal?

Answer: – Bengali

6. Who is known the first Chief Minister of West Bengal?

Answer: – Mr. Prafulla Chandra Ghosh

7. Who was the first Governor of West Bengal?

Answer: – Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

8. Who is the state animal of West Bengal?

Answer: – Fishing Cat

9. Which is the state flower of West Bengal?

Answer: – Cefali

10. Which is the state tree of West Bengal?

Answer: – Chatian

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11. Who is the state bird of West Bengal?

Answer: – White-necked Kingfisher

12. Which is the largest city of West Bengal?

Answer: – Kolkata

13. Which is the main folk dance of West Bengal?

Answer: – Ram Bhase – Gambhir, Jaya, Kirtan, Kathi, Mahal, Dhali, Marsia etc.

14. Which is the main river of West Bengal?

Answer: – Hooghly, Ganga, Bhagirathi, Damodar, Mayurakshi etc.

15. Which are the neighboring states of West Bengal?

Answer: – Sikkim, Assam, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha.

16. West Bengal borders with which countries?

Answer: – Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal.

17. What are the main tourist places of West Bengal?

Answer: – Shanti Niketan, Zoological Garden, Victoria Memorial, Paras Nath Temple, Belur Math.

18. How many districts are there in West Bengal?

Answer: 23

19. How many Lok Sabha seats are there in West Bengal?

Answer: – 42

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20. How many Rajya Sabha seats are there in West Bengal?

Answer: – 16

21. Who was the first of Bengal?

Answer: – Murshid Khan

22. Naxalbad is known by what other name?

Answer: – Maoism

23. Which is the longest bridge in West Bengal?

Answer: – Second Hooghly Bridge (known as Vidyasagar Setu).

24. Which is the longest river in West Bengal?

Answer: – Bhagirathi – Hooghly

25. Who was the first governor of Bengal?

Answer: – Warren Hastings

26. Who is the first Chief Justice of Kolkata High Court?

Answer: – Burns More

27. Who is the first Indian and Asian to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature?

Answer: – Rabindranath Tagore 1913 (West Bengal)

28. Who is the longest serving Chief Minister of West Bengal?

Answer: – Jyoti Basu (23 years) from 1977 – 2000

29. What is the name of Kolkata’s international airport?

Answer: – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport

30. Where is the Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium located?

Answer: – Kolkata

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31. Who founded the Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan?

Answer: – Rabindranath Tagore

32. In which state is the Trinamool Congress political party?

Answer: – West Bengal

33. Which is the single literary movement of Bengali language?

Answer: – Hungry Generation Movement

34. Where is the first female cricketer Mithali Raj to live?

Answer: – West Bengal

35. Where is the film actress Mahima Chaudhary from?

Answer: – West Bengal

36. Where is the Bollywood singer Mika Singh living?

Answer: – West Bengal

37. What is the name of the former captain of India cricket team who was from Bengal?

Answer: – Sourav Ganguly (who was active in cricket from 1992 to 2008)

38. What is the name of the famous Bollywood actor from Bengal who has worked in the film Sapath?

Answer: – Mithun Chakraborty

39. Where is Birla Mandir?

Answer: – In West Bengal

40. Satyajit Ray, Swami Vivekananda, Subhas Chandra Bose were from where?

Answer: – West Bengal

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