Advent of the Europeans – 1 – 1

1. 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

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2. During the time of which Mughal Emperor did the English East India Company establish its first factory in India ?

(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shahjahan
(d) Aurangzeb

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3. Who among the following arrived in the court of Jahangir as an official ambassader of king of England ?

(a) William Hawkins
(b) Sir Thomas Roe
(c) Sir Edward Terry
(d) Bernier

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4. Which English Governor of East India Company in India was expelled by Aurangzeb ?

(a) Aungier
(b) Sir John Child
(c) Sir John Gayer
(d) 
Sir Nicholas Waite

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5. Among the following factories in Bengal, the one established by the Portuguese was ?

(a) Kasim Bazar
(b) Chinsura
(c) Hoogly
(d) Srirampur

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