Instructions:
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 ‘N.
Mark (d) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are correct, but ‘R’ does not explain ‘A’.
Assertion (A): Jahangir initially agreed to grant the request of Captain
Hawkins to allow the British to set up a factory at Surat, but later refused.
Reason (R): The Portuguese were very influential in the Mughal court at that
time and opposed the entry of the British into Indian trade.
Assertion (A): The British used the rebellion of Shobha Singh, a zamindar of
Burdwan district, as an excuse to fortify their settlement at Sutanuti in 1696.
Reason (R): The British were driven out of their settlement at Sutanuti by the
Mughal governor of Bengal in 1687.
Assertion (A): The Mughals captured all the English settlements in Bengal,
Bihar and Orissa in 1687.
Reason (R): The English sacked Hugli and declared war on the Mughal
emperor in 1686.
Match List I with List II and select the answer using the codes given below.
      List I                                           List II
      (Dutch Factories)                                (Years)
      (i) Karikal                                      (A) 1605
      (ii) Bimilipatam                                 (B) 1616
      (iii) Chinsura                                   (C) 1641
      (iv) Masulipatam                                 (D) 1645
      (v) Surat                                        (E) 1653
(a) i-D, ii-C, iii-E, iv-A, v-B
(b) i-A, ii-D, iii-B, iv-C, v-E
(c) i-B, ii-C, iii-A, iv-E, v-D
(d) i-C, ii-B, iii-D, iv-E, v-A
Which of the following statements are true?
(i) The Dutch established their last factory at Cochin in 1663.
(ii) Pulicat was their main centre in India till 1690.