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February 10, 2017

Indian History Test-13-Modern History-Advent of the Europans

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1) Who granted the permission to establish the French factory at Masulipattam?
2) Who was Francisco De Almeida?
3) Who were the first Europeans to set up sea trade centres in India?
4) Which among the following statements are correct with regard to the Portuguese in India?
1. They had the monopoly over the Eastern trade in the 16th century.
2. They possessed Mumbai in the beginning.
3. They had trading settlements at Cochin, Daman and Diu.
4. The Mughals denied them any trading concessions.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
5) Consider the following statgements
1.Dutch opened a factory at Pulicat in 1609
2.English built a factory at Masulipattam in 1611
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
6) Which one of the following was the first fort constructed by the British in India?
7) The South Indian ruler who introduced sericulture as an agro- industry in his kingdom was
8) Which one of the following was the first- English ship that came to India?
9) During the time of which Mughal Emperor did the English East India Company establish its first factory in India?
10) Consider the following statements regarding the defeat of the Frencn inIndia at the hands of the British?
1.The English Company was commercially superior to the French Company
2.The shareho!ders of the French Company were not assured of rich dividents.
3.The French subordinated their mercantile interests to territorial ambitgions
4.The English had naval superiority
Which of these are the correct reasons for the defeat of the French?
11) The battle of Wandiwash was fought between the
12) Why did Dutch East India Company fail to maintain its influence in India?
13) Among the following factories Bengal, the one established by the Portuguese was [UPPCS 2004
14) In the year 1613, where was the English East India Company given permission to set up a factory (trading post)?
15) With reference to Pondicherry (now Puducherry), consider the following
1.The first European power to occupy Pondicherry were the Portuguese.
2.The second European power to occupy Pondicherry were the French.
3.The English never occupied Pondicherry.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
16) Which English Governor of East IndiE Company in India was expelled Aurangzeb?
17) During the Mughal period which one of the following traders first came to India?
18) Who among the following introducec cashewnut, pineapple and Tobacco into India.
19) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I List II
A. French 1. Calicut
B. English 2. Masulipatnam
C. Dutch 3. Pondicherry
D. Portuguese 4. Hooghly
Codes
20) Which one among the following was a reason for which the French could not succeed in India in the 18th century?
21) Which one of the following Mugha Emperors gave an important Firman the English of facilitating their trade - India?
22) Who was the first Portuguese Viceroy in India?
23) During whose reign did Sir Thomas Roe have regular attendance at the Mughal court to secure commercial privilege?
24) Consider the following statements about the European travellers to India:
1.Sir Thomas Roe, the representative of the East India Company, was granted the permission by Jahangir to open a factory at Surat.
2.Captain Hawkins was driven out from Agra by the Mughals at the instigation of Portuguese.
3.Father Monserrate travelled with Akbar on his journey to Kashmir.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
25) Who among the following arrived in the court of Jahangir as an official ambassader of king of England?
26) Which of the British Officials defeatet Portuguese at Sowlley? [BPSC 20011
27) Which one of the following was the immediate cause of the First Carnatic War?
28) Vasco da Gama discovered the sea -route to India in which one of the following years?
29) Which one of the following nations was the first to start sea -trade with India?
30) Which one of the following is the correct statement?

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