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Q1

Which of the following European powers followed the 'Blue Water Policy' to control the trade routes to India?

Q2

Most of the decisive battles of Indian history were fought in Panipat. Which of the following reasons can be attributed to this?

1. The closeness to Delhi.

2. The duration of monsoon rainfall in the region is longer in comparison to other areas.

3. The presence of the Grand Trunk Road.

4. The artisans/smiths of these regions were experts in making warfare-related materials.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 

Q3

Consider the following statements:

1. Francisco De Almeida completed the task of founding a Portuguese power in the East.

2. Goa was the first Indian Territory to be under the Europeans since the time of Alexander the Great.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

Which of the following was/were favorable conditions for Portuguese in expanding their business interest in India?

1. There was no powerful kingdom in India during that period.

2. The Portuguese had cannons placed on their ships.

3. The Portuguese had great organizational unity.

4. They were able to eliminate the Chinese by using their strong naval force.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Q5

Consider the following statements:

1. The Portuguese were the last to leave India.

2. The Portuguese were intolerant towards Muslims.

3. The Mughal emperor Akbar restricted the movement of Jesuit fathers.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q6

By the 18th century, the Portuguese in India lost their commercial influence. Which of the following reasons were responsible for this?

1. The religious policies of the Portuguese

2. The emergence of Marathas

3. The dishonest trade practices of Portuguese

4. The discovery of Brazil

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q7

Which of the following is the correct sequence of arrival of European Traders in India in the 17th and 18th centuries?

Q8

Consider the following statements:

1. The Treaty of Pondicherry led to the end of the First Carnatic War.

2. The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle led to the end of the Second Carnatic War.

3. The Treaty of Paris led to the end of the Third Carnatic War.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q9

Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the battles fought in the 18th century?

Q10

With reference to the history of India, the term Chatuspathis or Tols refers to

Q11

The book "Zij Muhammad Shahi" related to knowledge of astrology produced in 1733 is written by

Q12

The staple commodities of export by the European power from India in the Middle of the 18th century were

Q13

Who among the following was the first European to initiate the policy of taking part in the quarrels of Indian Princess with a view to acquiring territories?

Q14

Which of the following causes was/were responsible for the decline of the Mughal Empire?

  1. Weak Successors
  2. Advent of Europeans
  3. Shifting Allegiance of Zamindars
  4. Development of structured society
  5. External Invasions

Select the correct code using the option given below

Q15

Consider the following statement

  1. Rodolfo Aquaviva was the first Dutchman to reach Sumatra and Bantam in 1596
  2. The dutch established factories in surat, Bimlipatam, Karaikal, Chinsura, Chinsura and Baranagar

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are Incorrect?

Q16

Which among the following events happened earliest?

Q17

Who among the following navigator helped Vasco da Gama to find his way from Africa to India?

Q18

Which of the following Portuguese Governor in India who captured Goa from the ruler of Bijapur?

Q1.

Which of the following European powers followed the 'Blue Water Policy' to control the trade routes to India?

a) The Dutch
b) The Portuguese
c) The French
d) The British
Q2.

Most of the decisive battles of Indian history were fought in Panipat. Which of the following reasons can be attributed to this?

1. The closeness to Delhi.

2. The duration of monsoon rainfall in the region is longer in comparison to other areas.

3. The presence of the Grand Trunk Road.

4. The artisans/smiths of these regions were experts in making warfare-related materials.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 

a) 2 and 3 only
b) 1, 2 and 4 only
c) 1, 3 and 4 only
d) 2 and 4 only
Q3.

Consider the following statements:

1. Francisco De Almeida completed the task of founding a Portuguese power in the East.

2. Goa was the first Indian Territory to be under the Europeans since the time of Alexander the Great.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

Which of the following was/were favorable conditions for Portuguese in expanding their business interest in India?

1. There was no powerful kingdom in India during that period.

2. The Portuguese had cannons placed on their ships.

3. The Portuguese had great organizational unity.

4. They were able to eliminate the Chinese by using their strong naval force.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 2 and 3 only
b) 1, 2 and 3 only
c) 3 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q5.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Portuguese were the last to leave India.

2. The Portuguese were intolerant towards Muslims.

3. The Mughal emperor Akbar restricted the movement of Jesuit fathers.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q6.

By the 18th century, the Portuguese in India lost their commercial influence. Which of the following reasons were responsible for this?

1. The religious policies of the Portuguese

2. The emergence of Marathas

3. The dishonest trade practices of Portuguese

4. The discovery of Brazil

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 2 and 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q7.

Which of the following is the correct sequence of arrival of European Traders in India in the 17th and 18th centuries?

a) Dutch; Portuguese; Danes; English; French
b) Danes; Portuguese; Dutch; English; French
c) Portuguese; Dutch; English; Danes; French
d) Portuguese; Dutch; English; French; Danes
Q8.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Treaty of Pondicherry led to the end of the First Carnatic War.

2. The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle led to the end of the Second Carnatic War.

3. The Treaty of Paris led to the end of the Third Carnatic War.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q9.

Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the battles fought in the 18th century?

a) Battle of Bidara-Battle of Plassey-Battle of Wandiwash
b) Battle of Plassey-Battle of Wandiwash-Battle of Bidara
c) Battle of Plassey-Battle of Bidara-Battle of Wandiwash
d) Battle of Bidara-Battle of Wandiwash-Battle of Plassey
Q10.

With reference to the history of India, the term Chatuspathis or Tols refers to

a) Major Centres of Trade
b) Religious centre
c) Centres for Higher Education
d) Major Port on Eastern Coast
Q11.

The book "Zij Muhammad Shahi" related to knowledge of astrology produced in 1733 is written by

a) Jaswant Singh of Jodhpur
b) Raja Bharmall of Amber
c) Sawai Jai Singh of Jaipur
d) Maharana Amar Singh of Udaipur
Q12.

The staple commodities of export by the European power from India in the Middle of the 18th century were

a) Cotton, Opium, Coffee and Porcelain
b) Cotton, Indigo, Saltpetre and Pepper
c) Sugar, Salt, Zinc and Lead
d) Copper, Silver, gold and Tea
Q13.

Who among the following was the first European to initiate the policy of taking part in the quarrels of Indian Princess with a view to acquiring territories?

a) Robert Clive
b) BDupleix
c) Albuquerque
d) Warren Hastings
Q14.

Which of the following causes was/were responsible for the decline of the Mughal Empire?

  1. Weak Successors
  2. Advent of Europeans
  3. Shifting Allegiance of Zamindars
  4. Development of structured society
  5. External Invasions

Select the correct code using the option given below

a) 1, 3 and 4 only
b) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only
c) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only
d) 1, 2, 4 and 5 only
Q15.

Consider the following statement

  1. Rodolfo Aquaviva was the first Dutchman to reach Sumatra and Bantam in 1596
  2. The dutch established factories in surat, Bimlipatam, Karaikal, Chinsura, Chinsura and Baranagar

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q16.

Which among the following events happened earliest?

a) Dutch opened a factory in Masulipatnam in Andhra
b) First Carnatic War
c) The arrival of Danes in India
d) The Battle of Bidara
Q17.

Who among the following navigator helped Vasco da Gama to find his way from Africa to India?

a) Monte Verde
b) Churamal
c) Ahmad ibn Majid
d) Davis quadrants
Q18.

Which of the following Portuguese Governor in India who captured Goa from the ruler of Bijapur?

a) Francisco de Almeida
b) John Mildenhall
c) Gerald Angier
d) Alfonso de Albuquerque