Samacheer Kalvi 9th Social Science Colonialism in Asia & Africa - 1

Question: 1

Java and Sumatra were occupied by the

(A) Dutch

(B) French

(C) British

(D) Spanish

Ans: A


Question: 2

The term 'South East - Asia' has been used since the

(A) First World War

(B) Second World War

(C) Civil War

(D) Cold War

Ans: B

Second World War

Question: 3

Djakarta was called

(A) Bantam

(B) Batavia

(C) Malacca

(D) Manila

Ans: B


Question: 4

The Latin word 'Colonus' means

(A) Slavery

(B) Taxes

(C) Colony

(D) Farmer

Ans: D


Question: 5

The Capital of the French government in India-China was

(A) Annam

(B) Tongking

(C) Lovos

(D) Hanoi

Ans: D


Question: 6

_____ was the only part of Indo-China which was directly under French Control.

(A) Annam

(B) Cambodia

(C) Cochin-China

(D) Tong King

Ans: C


Question: 7

_____ became the first European power to establish trade with India.

(A) Dutch

(B) Danes

(C) French

(D) Portuguese

Ans: D


Question: 8

In 1896 _____ states were formed into Federated Malay States.

(A) Three

(B) Four

(C) Five

(D) Six

Ans: B


Question: 9

_____ was brought to the attention of the East India Company by Francis Light.

(A) Penang island

(B) Malacca

(C) Java island

(D) Spice islands

Ans: A

Penang island

Question: 10

Indentured labour system was a form of

(A) Contract labour system

(B) Debt bondage

(C) Serfdom

(D) Slavery

Ans: B

Debt bondage