Question 1. Who among the following had welcomed Vasco-da-Gama at Calicut?
(A) Gasper Correa
(D) Don Ahnaida
Question 2. Who was the first Portuguese Viceroy in India?
Question 3. When did Vasco-da-Gama come to India?
Question 4. In which year Vasco-da-Gama arrived at Calicut?
(A) 1350 A.D.
(B) 1498 A.D.
(C) 1530 A.D
(D) 1612 A.D.
Question 5. At which one of the following places in India did the Portuguese build their first fortress?
Question 6. Who was the real founder of Portuguese power in India?
(C) Bartholomuse Dies
(D) George Oxdone
Question 7. Who were the first Europeans to set up sea trade centres in India?
(A) The English
(B) The French
(C) The Portuguese
(D) The Dutch
Question 8. Who were the first Europeans to come to India for trade?
Question 9. Hooghly was used as a base for piracy in the Bay of Bengal by?
Question 10. Among the following factories in Bengal, the one established by the Portuguese was?
Question 11. Who among the following was the founder of Calcutta?
(A) Charles Ayar
(B) Job Charnock
(C) Garold Angiyar
(D) William Novris
Question 12. Who among the following Europeans, was the last to come to pre-independence India as traders?
Question 13. Which one of the followings is connected with ‘Blue Water’ policy?
(A) De Almeida
(D) Robert Clive
Question 14. The first to start a joint stock company to trade with India were the?
Question 15. In which of the following places the Dutch established their trading centre in India?
(A) Nagappattinam, Chinsura, Machilipatnam
(B) Surat, Bharuch, Agra
(C) Cochin, Ahmedabad, Patna
(D) All of the above
Question 16. With reference to the entry of European powers into India, which one of the following statements is not correct?
(A) The Portuguese captured Goa in 1499
(B) The English opened their first factory in South India at Masulipatnam
(C) In Eastern India, the English company opened its first factory in Orissa in 1633
(D) Under the leadership of Dupleix, the French occupied Madras in 1746
Question 17. The secret of success of East India Company in India was?
(A) Absence of Nationalism in India
(B) The company army received Western training and they had modern arms
(C) Indian Soldiers had lackness of fidelity consequently who play them sufficient could have them on his service
(D) All above three
Question 18. Which one of the following is the correct statement?
(A) The modern Kochi was a Dutch colony till India’s independence
(B) The Dutch defeated the Portuguese and built Fort Williams in the modern Kochi
(C) The modern Kochi was first a Dutch Colony before the Portuguese took over from them
(D) The modern Kochi never became a part of the British colony
Question 19. Which one of the following was the Emperor of India when British East India Company was formed in London?
(C) Shah Jahan
Question 20. Which of the following British companies got the first charter permitting them to trade in India?
(A) Levant Company
(B) East India Company
(C) The English Company Trading to the East Indies
(D) Ostend Company
Question 21. During British rule which region of India was famous for the production of opium?
(B) Southern India
Question 22. Where in India did Britishers set up their first factory in 1612?
(B) Hooghly in Bengal
Question 23. During the time of which Mughal Emperor did the English East India Company establish its first factory in India?
(C) Shah Jahan