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16. The Battle of Plassey was fought in the year

(A)  1736
(B)  1757
(C)  1780
(D)  1832

Correct Answer: (B)  1757

17. Who is The first Chancellor of Calcutta University

(A)  Sir James William Colvile
(B)  Joddu Nath Bose
(C)  Lord Canning
(D)  Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Correct Answer: (C)  Lord Canning

18. The University of Calcutta was founded in

(A)  1850
(B)  1857
(C)  1890
(D)  1901

Correct Answer: (B)  1857

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

(A)  Bula Choudhury
(B)  Arati Saha
(C)  Poulomi Ghatak
(D)  Ankita Das

Correct Answer: (A)  Bula Choudhury

20. 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

Correct Answer: (D)  Prafulla Chandra Roy

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