Statistics for Kolkata City Trivia

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  • The average score is 10 of 20

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
To what city was the capital of India moved from Kolkata in 1911?Delhi
95%
What Catholic nun gained international renown for her charity work in Kolkata?Mother Teresa
92%
By what other is Kolkata also known?Calcutta
88%
Kolkata is located on the Hooghly River. What river is it a distributary of?Ganges
86%
What is the closest world capital to Kolkata?Dhaka
80%
Kolkata is the capital of what Indian state?West Bengal
78%
Of what type of white rock is the above made?Marble
72%
What building was dedicated to the Empress of India when completed in 1921?Victoria Memorial
52%
What is the oldest cricket stadium in India?{Eden} Gardens
47%
What country's 2nd-oldest consulate is located in Kolkata (established in 1792)?United States
45%
What is the name of the Bengali cinema, that is based in Kolkata?{Tolly}wood
31%
What Bengali ruler captured the city from the British in 1756?{Siraj} ud-Daulah
30%
What other major city is located on the other western bank of the Hooghly River?Howrah
27%
What fort was considered the headquarters of the British East India Company?Fort {William}
22%
What is the most famous nickname of Kolkata?{Cultural} Capital of India
20%
What other name is the Tiretta Bazaar neighborhood usually known as?Old {China} Market
20%
The foundation of what party was declared by Kanu Sanyal in 1969 in Kolkata?Communist Party of India
19%
What is the three-letter airport code of Kolkata?CCU
17%
What was established in Kolkata's suburb of Serampore in 1818,
now is India's oldest one?
University
17%
What author of "Vanity Fair" was born in Kolkata in 1811?William Makepeace
Thackeray
17%

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