HIS - Advent of the Europeans Model Question Paper

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. Who laid the foundation of Portuguese power in India?

    (a)

    Vasco da Gama

    (b)

    Bartholomew Diaz

    (c)

    Alfonso de Albuquerque

    (d)

    Almeida

  2. Sir William Hawkins belonged to________.

    (a)

    Portugal

    (b)

    Spain

    (c)

    England

    (d)

    France

  3. Who among the following Europeans were the last to come India as traders?

    (a)

    The British

    (b)

    The French

    (c)

    The Danish

    (d)

    The Portuguese

  4. When did the calendar of madras records publish?

    (a)

    1916

    (b)

    1917

    (c)

    1949

    (d)

    1935

  5. _________ was the most important and prosperous french settlement in india

    (a)

    Surat

    (b)

    Masulipatnam

    (c)

    pondicherry

    (d)

    Mahe

  6. 5 x 1 = 5
  7. National Archives of India (NAI) is located in ________.

    ()

    New Delhi

  8. The Mughal Emperor _________permitted the English to trade in India.

    ()

    Jahangir

  9. ______ the King of Denmark issued a charter to create Danish East India company.

    ()

    Christian IV

  10. ________ founded the first french factory in india.

    ()

    Caron

  11. _______ sailed towards india, following by vascoda gama.

    ()

    Pedro Alvares cabral

  12. 5 x 1 = 5
  13. Auto biography is one of the written sources.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. Ananda Rangam was a translator served under British.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. The place where historical documents are preserved is called archives.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. The National museum was established in 1949 in india

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. Dimonds were exported from pulicat to the western countries.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. 5 x 1 = 5
  19. The Dutch

  20. (1)

    1602

  21. The French

  22. (2)

    St. Louis fort

  23. Pulicat   

  24. (3)

    Geldria fort

  25. Calcutta 

  26. (4)

    william fort

  27. pondicherry 

  28. (5)

    1664

    2 x 2 = 4
  29. Give a short note on Archives?

  30. Why Prince Henry is called ‘Henry the Navigator’?

  31. 2 x 3 = 6
  32. Give an account of the sources of Modern India.

  33. How did the British establish their trading centres in India?

  34. 2 x 5 = 10
  35. How did the fall of Constantinople affect the European nations?

  36. How did the french establish their trading centres in india?

  37. 1 x 10 = 10
  38. On the river map of India, mark the following trading centres of the Europeans.
    1) Calicut
    2) Cochin
    3) Madras
    4) Pondicherry
    5) Surat
    6) Chinsura
    7) Pulicat
    8) Calcutta

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