Assertion and Reason
Mark (a) if the Assertion (A) is correct, but the Reason (R) is wrong.
Mark (b) if ‘A’ is wrong, but ‘R’ is correct.
Mark (c) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are correct, and ‘R’ explains ‘A’.
Mark (d) if both ‘A’ and ‘R.’ are correct, but ‘R’ does not explain ‘A’.
Assertion (A): In 1666 the King of Portugal sold Bombay to Charles II of
Reason (R): Charles II married Catherine of Braganza, sister of the
Assertion (A): The discovery of Brazil led to the diversion of Portuguese
attention from India to Brazil.
Reason (R): The Portuguese failed to withstand the severe competition from
the other European companies in the sphere of Indian trade.
Assertion (A): The Indian people as well as rulers became hostile to the
Reason (R): The Portuguese in India followed a policy of religious
Who was Gerald Aungier?
(a) First Englishman to arrive in India
(b) First governor of Bombay and responsible for its rise into prominence
(c) First president of the council of Surat
(d) First president of the council of Madras
Who established a factory at Sutanuti in 1690?
(a) Job Chamock
(b) Sir John Child
(c) Sir William Courten
(d) Eyre Coote
Who obtained the site of Madras and from whom?
(a) Captain Hawkins from the Nawab of Carnatic
(b) Sir Thomas Roe from the Nizam of Hyderabad
(c) Sir Charles Eyre from the Raja of Valikondapuram
(d) Francis Day from the Raja of Chandragiri