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Time : 02:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 60
    10 x 1 = 10
  1. _________became the political headquarters for the Portuguese in India

    (a)

    Goa

    (b)

    Diu

    (c)

    Daman

    (d)

    Surat

  2. _______is called the "Father of Printing Press".

    (a)

    Fr. Roberto de Nobile

    (b)

    Albuquerque

    (c)

    Fr. Henriques

    (d)

    Francisco d' Almeida

  3. _______were responsible for "The Amboyna Massacre".

    (a)

    English East India Company

    (b)

    Dutch East India Company

    (c)

    Portuguese East India Company

    (d)

    French East India Company

  4. ______served as the Coromandel headquarters of the Dutch East India Company.

    (a)

    Karaikal

    (b)

    Pulicat

    (c)

    Masulipatnam

    (d)

    Madras

  5. _______was inherited by Charles II as dowry, which he transferred to the English East India Company.

    (a)

    Madras

    (b)

    Calcutta

    (c)

    Bombay

    (d)

    Delhi

  6. Battle of Wandiwash was fought between________

    (a)

    Eyre Coote and Lally

    (b)

    Robert Clive are Lally

    (c)

    Eyre Coote and Bussy

    (d)

    Robert Clive and Bussy

  7. Assertion (A): India had a strong manufacturing base and was particularly famous for the variety of cotton fabrics.
    Reason (R): Agriculture was the most important economic activity in the county

    (a)

    A & R are correct

    (b)

    A is correct; R is not the correct explanation of A.

    (c)

    A is correct; R is the correct explanation of A.

    (d)

    A & R are wrong

  8. The_____ were the first Europeans to establish themselves in India.

    (a)

    Battle ofPlassey

    (b)

    Portuguese

    (c)

    Vasco da Gama

    (d)

    governor

  9. ________had also tried to extend his empire in the east beyond Bihar by conquering Bengal

    (a)

    Akbar

    (b)

    Todar Mal

    (c)

    Chennai

    (d)

    governor

  10. __________the capital of the Madras Presidency

    (a)

    Akbar

    (b)

    Todar Mal

    (c)

    Chennai

    (d)

    governor

  11. 5 x 1 = 5
  12. Sir Thomas Roe

  13. (1)

    Printing Press

  14. Albuquerque

  15. (2)

    Chanda Saheb

  16. Fr. Henriques

  17. (3)

    Nawab of Carnatic

  18. Nawab of Arcot

  19. (4)

    1839

  20. Ziegenbalg

  21. (5)

    Danish

    3 x 1 = 3
  22. 1. The Europeans were quite aware of the wealth and power of the Mughals.
    2. The Dutch followed by the English arrived at Bombay.
    3. Thanjavur survived as a Mughal-ruled state.
    4. Bombay, as an important trade centre, attracted merchants from Surat and other parts Odisha.

  23. 1. The English is they were involved in slave trade.
    2. People from Bengal and from settlements such as Tengapattinam and Karaikal were brought to Cochin
    3. People from Bengal and from settlements such as Tengapattinam and Karaikal were brought to cochin
    4. Famines, droughts, and war that resulted in food shortage led to the flourishing of the slave trade

  24. 1. The battle of Ambur was followed by the entry of victorious forces to Bombay
    2. Nazir Jung was killed by the British Army
    3. Muzaffar Jung was made the Nizam of Bengal in December 1
    4. Dupleix's dream of establishing a French empire appeared good for some time

  25. 6 x 2 = 12
  26. Why were the Nayak kingdoms setup? What were they?

  27. Write a note on craft manufacture.

  28. Name the first Portuguese viceroy in India. Explain the policy that he introduced.

  29. Name the Dutch colonial forts and possessions in India.

  30. What were the causes for the outbreak of the First Carnatic War.

  31. Name the treaty signed in 1765. What were its terms?

  32. 5 x 3 = 15
  33. The political condition in South India after 1565

  34. What made the Europeans to set up their establishments on the east coast?

  35. Write short notes about Pulicat.

  36. Write short notes about Anandarangam Pillai Diary.

  37. What are the objective of biritish power? '

  38. 3 x 5 = 15
  39. Describe the impact of Portuguese presence in India.

  40. Highlight the causes for the Anglo–French rivalry in the Carnatic region.

  41. Attempt an account of Dupleix's career and achievements in India.

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