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Question: What is the most popular sport in Goa?
Correct Answer Football is widely popular in Goa, particularly around Margao where the main football stadium, located at the Fatorda, Margao. Football is also played in local fields, during the non-monsoon, non-planting season, particular in central coastal Goa. Many of the country's top NFL clubs such as the Vasco, Salgaocar, Dempo, Sporting Clube de Goa, Fransa-Pax Football Club and Churchill Brothers are based in Goa.
Question: The Ochterlony Monument was built in 1848 by Sir David Ochterlony to commemorate his victory in the Nepal War (1814 – 1816). What was it renamed as after India achieved independence?
Correct Answer This 148 feet pillar was renamed Shaheed Minar which means Martyr’s Column. Its peculiarity is that the cupola is built in Turkish style, the column in Syrian style and the base in Egyptian style.
Question: Which is the headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity founded by Mother Theresa?
Correct Answer Nirmal Hriday (pure heart) was the first home set up by Mother Theresa for serving the poor and destitute of Kolkata. Shanti Nagar was founded later as a colony for lepers and Shishu Bhavan for disabled, orphaned and mentally handicapped children.
Question: Which fort was built after the Battle of Plassey in 1757?
Correct Answer The fort was built in a hamlet called Gobindapur after Robert Clive’s victory over Siraj ud-Daula at Plassey. It is octagonal with three sides facing the river Ganga. In 1928, St. Peter’s Church was built within the Fort. The Fort has huge archways, one of which is known as the ‘Plassey Gate’. It is said to be the only fort in the world from where neither a single bullet nor canon ball has been fired.
Question: Which was the first planetarium to be set up in India?
Correct Answer The M. P. Birla Planetarium started functioning on September 22, 1962 and was formally inaugurated on July 2, 1963 by the first Prime Minister of India, Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru. With a capacity for 500 people, it is the largest planetarium in Asia.
Question: Which monument was built in memory of a British monarch?
Correct Answer Queen Victoria was the first British monarch to be awarded the title of Queen-Empress of India in 1877. After her death in 1901, Lord Curzon felt a monument should be built in her memory. Construction began in 1904 and the monument was inaugurated by the Prince of Wales in 1921. It was designed by Sir William Emerson after the Taj Mahal in Agra. It is now a popular tourist attraction and two regular sound and light shows in English and Bengali are held here in the evening.