Advent of Europeans - General Knowledge Question and Answer

Advent of Europeans - Question and Answer

Portuguese East India Company established in the year of  


1600
1602
1498
1664

Answer:

Portuguese East India Company established in the year of 1498.


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The Cape route was discovered from Europe to India by  


Alexander
Vasco da Gama
Ibn Battuta
None

Answer:

The Cape route was discovered from Europe to India by Vasco da Gama. He reached the port of Calicut on May 17, 1498 and was received by the Hindu ruler of Calicut.


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Which one was the first capital of Portuguese in India?  


Goa
Cochin
Calicut
Madras

Answer:

Cochin was the early capital of the Portuguese in India. Later Goa replaced it.


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Battle of Bedera was fought between  


British and Duch
British and French
French and Duch
None

Answer:

Battle of Bedera was fought between British and Duch near Chinsurah, India on 25 November 1759.


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Why Captain William Hawkins came to India in 1609?  


For permission to Open a Factory
To attack in India
As a traveller
None

Answer:

Captain William Hawkins arrived at Jahangir's court in 1609 to seek permission to open a factory at Surat. A Farman was issued by Jahangir permitting the British to build a factory at Surat in 1613.


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The first French factory was established at  


Mumbai
Goa
Madras
Surat

Answer:

The first French factory was established at Surat by Francois Caron in 1668.


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Who introduced the policy of Blue water?  


Francois Caron
Alfonso d'Albuquerque
Francisco de Almeida
Job Charnock

Answer:

Francisco de Almeida was the first governor of Portuguese. he introduced the policy of Blue water.


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Headquarters of Denish East India Company was  


Cochin
Goa
Serampore
Chinsurah

Answer:

Headquarters of Denish East India Company was Serampore, Bengal from 1676 to 1845.


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In which year Sir Thomas Roe came to Jahangir's court as an ambassador of James I?  


1613
1615
1620
1620

Answer:

Sir Thomas Roe came to Jahangir's court as an ambassador of James I in the year of 1615 to obtain the permission to trade and erect factories in different parts of empire.


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Treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle signed between  


British and Duch
British and French
French and Duch
None

Answer:

Treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle signed between British and French to stop First Anglo-French war in India.


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The policy of Imperialism introduced by  


Mino da Cunha
Martin Alfonso de Souza
Francisco de Almeida
Alfonso d'Albuquerque

Answer:

The policy of Imperialism introduced by Alfonso d'Albuquerque. He was the second governor of Portuguese. He captured Goa from the ruler of Bijapur in 1510.


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Dupleix came to India as a French governor in  


1742
1744
1746
1748

Answer:

Dupleix came to India as a French governor in 1742.


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Fransisco Xavier arrived in India with  


Francois Caron
Martin Alfonso de Souza
Francisco de Almeida
Alfonso d'Albuquerque

Answer:

Fransisco Xavier arrived in India with Martin Alfonso de Souza. He was The famous Jesuit Saint.


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Treaty of Paris sign between  


French and Duch
French and British
French and Portuguese
French and Moghal

Answer:

Treaty of Paris sign between French and British to end the third and final Anglo-French war in India. Pondechery was returned to French by this treaty.


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French was set up factory at Masulipatnam in  


1659
1669
1679
1689

Answer:

French was set up factory at Masulipatnam in 1669.


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Treaty of Pondicherry was signed between  


British and Duch
British and French
French and Duch
French and Moghal

Answer:

Treaty of Pondicherry was signed between British and French to end second Anglo-French war in 1754.


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