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Colaba: Quiz


Question 1: A ________, a meteorological observatory was established in 1826 in the part that was called Upper Colaba.
92nd meridian eastUnited KingdomColaba ObservatoryIndia

Question 2: Gerald Aungier, second ________ (1672), and the president of the English settlement of Surat, took possession of Colaba and Old Woman's Island on behalf of the Company in 1675.
Bombay PresidencyList of Governors of BombayMumbaiHistory of Mumbai

Question 3: On 26 November 2008, terrorist strikes occurred at various places in Colaba, notably the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Leopold Café and ________.
Reactions to the 2008 Mumbai attacksNariman HouseGavriel Holtzberg2008 Mumbai attacks

Question 4: The cession of Bombay and dependencies was strongly resented by Portuguese officials in ________ and Bombay, who resisted transfer of possession for several years, while the English representatives were confined to the island of Anjediva while negotiations continued.
Daman and DiuGoaMangaloreMumbai

Question 5: Colaba was known for the variety of fishes – the bombil (Bombay duck), rawas, ________, turtles, crabs, prawns and lobsters.

Question 6: This is a place where rich Indian industrialists and business people prominently reside, for example the Ambanis and ________.
Tata GroupTata MotorsRatan Naval TataTata Consultancy Services

Question 7: John the Evangelist (now known as Afghan Church after the ________ of 1838) began in 1847.
Second Anglo-Afghan WarAfghanistanThird Anglo-Afghan WarFirst Anglo-Afghan War

Question 8: The group of islands was gifted by Portugal to Charles II of England as dowry when he married ________.
Joana, Princess of BeiraMaria I of PortugalCatherine of BraganzaInfanta Benedita of Portugal

Question 9: Colaba (Marathi: कुलाबा, pronounced [koˈlaːbaː]) is a part of the city of Mumbai, ________, and also a Lok Sabha constituency.
IndiaIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementResearch and Analysis WingIndian Air Force


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