Advent of the Europeans Important Questions

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 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. Which of the following European Nation was the foremost attempt to discover a sea route to India?

    (a)

    Dutch

    (b)

    Portugal

    (c)

    France

    (d)

    Britain

  3. Who encouraged the marriages of the potuguese with indian women?

    (a)

    Nine de cunha

    (b)

    Vasco da gama

    (c)

    Almida  

    (d)

    Albuqerque

  4. The british established their first factory at ________.

    (a)

    Agra

    (b)

    Surat

    (c)

    Madras

    (d)

    Masulipatnam

  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. Bartholomew Diaz, a Portuguese sailor was patronized by _______.

    ()

    King-John II

  9. The printing press in India was set up by _________ at Goa in 1556.

    ()

    Portuguese

  10. ________ founded the first french factory in india.

    ()

    Caron

  11. Danish sold all their settlement in india to the british in _________.

    ()

    1845

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. Coins are one of the material sources.

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. The factory at Sutanuti was fortified in 1700

    (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)

    St. George fort

  21. The Danish

  22. (2)

    william fort

  23. Pulicat   

  24. (3)

    1616

  25. Madras

  26. (4)

    Geldria fort

  27. Calcutta 

  28. (5)

    1602

    3 x 2 = 6
  29. Give a short note on Archives?

  30. Write about the importance of Coins?

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

  32. 3 x 3 = 9
  33. Give an account of the sources of Modern India.

  34. How did the Portuguese establish their trading centres in India?

  35. What is the reason of advent of Europeans in india?

  36. 1 x 5 = 5
  37. How did the fall of Constantinople affect the European nations?

  38. 1 x 10 = 10
  39. 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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