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6. Who was the first Portuguese Viceroy in India ?

(a) Diaz
(b) Vasco da Gama
(c) Francisco de Almeida
(d) Albuquerque

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7. Which one of the following Mughal Emperors gave an important Firman to the English of facilitating their trade in India ?

(a) Bahadur Shah I
(b) Farrukhsiyar
(c) Shah Alam II
(d) Bahadur Shah II

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8. Which one of the following was the first – English ship that came to India ?

(a) Elizabeth
(b) Bengal
(c) Red Dragon
(d) Mayflower

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9. Which of the British Officials defeated Portuguese at Sowlley ?

(a) William Hawkins
(b) Thomas Best
(c) Thomas Roe
(d) Josiah Child

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10. Which one of the following was the immediate cause of the First Carnatic War ?

(a) Anglo-French Rivalry
(b) Austrian War of Succession
(c) Issues of Carnatic Succession
(d) Capture of French ships by the British

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