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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Patna Quiz - 1

1. What was the old name of Patna?
[A]Patliputra
[B]Magadh
[C]Indraprastha
[D]Hastinapur



2. On which river bank Patna is situated?
[A]Ganges
[B]Yamuna
[C]Brahmaputra
[D]None of the above



3. In June 2009, the World Bank ranked Patna in ________ place in India in terms of the ease of starting a business
[A]First
[B]Second
[C]Third
[D]Fourth



4. Patna is also a sacred city for Sikhs as one of the Sikh Guru was born here. Name the Sikh Guru.
[A]Guru Nanak Dev Ji
[B]Guru Angad Dev Ji
[C]Guru Gobind Singh Ji
[D]Guru Arjun Singh Ji



5. The bridge over the river Ganges in Patna named Mahatma Gandhi Setu is the longest river bridge in the India. What is its total length?
[A]5575m
[B]5075m
[C]5000m
[D]6000m



6. Patna University is the seventh oldest modern university in South Asia Sub-continent. When was it established?
[A]1910
[B]1917
[C]1919
[D]1925



7. On 26 February 2012, Patna will host a sporting event. Which event?
[A]National Youth Games
[B]Asia Cup
[C]Patna Marathon
[D]Ranji Trophy



8. When was Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library, located in Patna and one of the national libraries of India, opened to public?
[A]August'1889
[B]October'1891
[C]December'1893
[D]January'1899



9. Who is the current CM of Bihar as on Jan 2012?
[A]Lalu Prasad Yadav
[B]Ram Vilas Paswan
[C]Rabri Devi
[D]Nitish Kumar



10. In 1912, Patna became the capital of the provinces of ______ and Bihar when the Bengal Presidency was partitioned
[A]West Bengal
[B]Orissa
[C]Assam
[D]Jharkhand



11. What is name of Patna Airport?
[A]Indira Gandhi International Airport
[B]Netaji Subhash Airport
[C]Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport
[D]None of the above



12. Golghar in Patna was built for the storage of food for the British army with storing capacity of 140000 tons on 20th July 1786. Who built it?
[A]Captain John Garstin
[B]Captain John Grisham
[C]Colonel John Herald
[D]Colonel James Macquire



13. What is the name of Law University in Patna?
[A]Chandragupt National Law University
[B]L N Mishra University of Law
[C]Indian National Law University
[D]Chanakya National Law University



14. When was IIT Patna (Indian Institute of Technology) established?
[A]1990
[B]2000
[C]2006
[D]2008



15. Which of the following is a local specialty of Patna?
[A]Litti chokha
[B]Chole Bhature
[C]Vada Paav
[D]Idly



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