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GK Quiz on Modern History: Rise of European power

29-MAR-2016 09:33

    Dear students, Jagran josh is presenting you a set of 10 MCQs based on modern history, topic is “Rise of European Power”. These questions are made on this particular topic so that you can have thorough knowledge of this topic. So attempt this set and prepare yourself for the upcoming exams.

    1. Vasco da Gama a sailor belongs to…………

    (a) Portuguese

    (b)  American

    (c) German

    (d) South American

    2. Who discovered a direct sea route to India?

    a) Portuguese

    b)  Germans

    c) The French

    d) The Dutch

    3. Where Dutch does founded their first factory in India?

    (a) Nagapatam

    (b) Masaulipatam

    (c) Pulicat

    (d) Cochin

    4. Which European power was the last who reached India?

    (a) Portuguese

    (b)  Germans

    (c) The French

    (d) The Dutch

    5. Where French established their first factory?

    (a) Surat

    (b) Masaulipatam

    (c) Pulicat

    (d) Cochin

    6. Which of the following statement is not correct about The French East India Company?

    (a) The French East India Company took hold of Yanam in 1723 AD, Mahe on Malabar Coast in 1725 AD and Karaikal in 1739 AD.

    (b) They established their first company in Surat

    (c) The French East India Company was formed in 1764 AD

    (d) The French East India Company was formed during the reign of King Louis XIV

    7. Which of the following statement is NOT correct?

    (a) Battle of Wandiwash fought between French and Portuguese

    (b) The French came to India mainly with a purpose of trade and commerce.

    (c) In 1673 AD the Mughal Subedar of Bengal allowed the French to set up a township at Chandernagore.

    (d) India Company was formed in 1664 AD

    8. Which of the following statement is not correct?

    (a) Anglo-Dutch Treaty was signed in 1814 AD.

    (b) The Dutch, during their stay in India, tried their hands on the minting of coinages.

    (c) The Dutch, minted coins with an image of Lord Venkateswara, (God Vishnu).

    (d) All of the above are wrong

    9. Which of the following statement is not correct about Portuguese?

    (a) They brought tobacco cultivation in India.

    (b) They spread Catholicism in western and eastern coast of India.

    (c) They established first printing press in India at Goa in AD 1556.

    (d) ‘The Indian Medicinal Plants’ was the first scientific work which was published at Andhra Pradesh in 1563.

    10. Who introduced the Subsidiary Alliance System in India?

    (a) Lord Dalhousie

    (b) Lord Ripan

    (c) Lord Wellesley

    (d) None of these























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