Answer is Option B. -> Dupleix was not a capable leader. Answer: (b)
French had a strong army but their continental occupation policy limited it to expand territories in Europe only. English used their strong navy to establish colonies outside Europe.
Though, Dupleix was a good leader but failed due to lack of support from French government.
Question 3. Which of the following statement(s) regarding Portuguese is / are correct?
Portuguese rose to power under General Albuguergue
The Portuguese established political power along the Eastern coast of India.
Answer is Option B. -> only 1 Answer: (b)Vasco da Gama was succeded by General Albeguergue who is regarded as the real founder of Portuguese power in India. The Portuguese established political power along the west coast of India.
Question 4. During the time of which Mughal Emperor did the English East India Company establish its first factory in India?
Answer is Option C. -> 2 only Answer: (c)
The first factory by Dutch was established at Masulipatnam. Pulicat remained their chief trading center for a long time.
The Anglo-Dutch rivalry was at its peak during the 18th century. In 1759, English defeated Dutch in the Battle of Bedera which collapsed their power.
Question 6. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists.
(a) First Carnatic War
1. Ended by Treaty of Paris
(b) Third Carnatic War
2. Britishers Lost
(c) Second Carnatic War
3. Inconclusive War
(d) First Mysore War
4. Ended by Treaty of Aix La Chapelle
Answer is Option A. -> British and Nepal Answer: (a)The Treaty of Sagauli was the result of the AngloNepalese war (1814 – 1816). The Nepal ruler gave up his claim over Sikkim, ceded the Terai tracts and received a residence at Kathmandu.
Question 8. The French failed to establish power in the Deccan because
Answer is Option C. -> Capture pepper and other spices trade Answer: (c)The spices from India and South-East Asia were in great demand in Europe. Portuguese were the first to find a new sea route to India and wanted to monopolise the spice trade.
Question 10. The first to start a joint stock company to trade with India were the