(iii) The fortified factory at Sutanuti was named Fort William in 1700.
Choose the answer from the codes below:
(a) i and iii
(b) i and ii
(c) ii and iii
(d) iii and iv
Arrange the following events in the history of the East India Company in
chronological order:
(i) Resolution of the British Parliament giving equal rights to all Englishmen
to trade in the East.
(ii) Formation of a rival company by a group of merchants under Sir William
Courten.
(iii) Transformation of the East India Company into a joint-stock company.
(iv) Amalgamation of Courten’s company with the East India Company.
Choose the answer from the codes below:
(a) i, ii, iii, iv
(b) i, ii, iv, iii
(c) ii, iii, i, iv
(d) ii, iv, iii, i
Which of the following statements are true?
(i) A new rival company, known as the ‘English Company of Merchants
Trading to the East Indies’ was formed in 1698.
(ii) The new company sent Sir William Norris to Aurangzeb’s court and
succeeded in securing trading privileges for itself.
(iii) The old and the new companies came to an understanding in 1702 after a
brief period of ruinous competition.
(iv) By the award of Goldophin of 1708 they were amalgamated under the
title of the ‘United Company of Merchants of England Trading to the East
Indies’ which existed till 1858.
Select the answer from the codes below:
(a) i, iii and iv
(b) ii and iv
(c) i, ii and iv
(d) iii and iv
Which of the following statements about the English East India Company are
true?