General Studies  Modern India

1. The Dutch East India Company was founded in ______.

1600 1602 1603 1601

2. The primary aim of The East India Company was to ______.

To capture the spice trade by breaking the Portuguese monopoly in Asia To capture the Kingdom To capture the France dominance To Establish the Anglo- Indian Kingdom

3. The first ambassador of the East India Company, who came to India and stayed in jahangirs court from 1609 to 1611 was ______.

Captain Hawkins Captain Chin Kilich Khan Captain James Captain shells

4. Sir Thomas Roe, another british ambassador, reached jahangirs court in ______.

1615 1614 1612 1617

5. In 1662, King Charles II of England got the port cities of Tangier and bombay from Portugal as dowry for marrying a Portuguese princess. What was her name?

Catherine Marry Jullee Catherine of Braganza Catherine

6. The East India Company, established their first factory at what today is known as Madras in the year ______.

1633 1635 1639 1630

7. In 1619 jahangir granted permission to East India Company to trade in his territories at ______.

Mumbai&Panipat Surat& Hughli Madras&Bombay Bombay& Goa

8. Who succeeded Aurangzeb in 1707 after his death?

Bahadur Shah I Bahadur Shah II Bahadur Shah III Bahadur Shah IV

9. The French East India Company was founded in ______.

1664 1665 1632 1655

10. Who were popularly known as Sayyed brothers of the Mughal empire?

Abdullah Khan and Hussain Ali Khan Bahadur Shah I and Hussain Ali Khan Hussain Ali Khan and Bahadur Shah II None of the Above


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