Advent of Europeans General Knowledge Questions & Answers - 1

Question: 1

Who was the first Governor General of Bengal?

(A) Cornwallis

(B) William Bentick

(C) Warren Hastings

(D) Robert Clive

Ans: C

Warren Hastings

Question: 2

Who were the first Europeans to reach India for trade?

(A) Portuguese

(B) British

(C) Dutch

(D) French

Ans: A

Portuguese

Question: 3

The first definite step of provide parliamentary control over East India Company was taken by

(A) The Regulating Act of 1773

(B) The Pitts India Act of 1784

(C) The Charter Act of 1813

(D) The Charter Act of 1793

Ans: B

The Pitts India Act of 1784

Question: 4

The English East India Company founded a permanent factory at Surat in the year

(A) 1611

(B) 1613

(C) 1621

(D) 1626

Ans: B

1613

Question: 5

During the time of which Mughal Emperor did the English East India Company establish its first factory in India?

(A) Aurangzeb

(B) Akbar

(C) Shahjahan

(D) Jahangir

Ans: D

Jahangir

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