(i) He was the first Portuguese govemor in India.
(ii) He captured Goa from the ruler of Bijapur in 1510.
(iii) He persecuted Muslims but permitted his countrymen to take Indian
women as wives.
(iv) He conquered the island of Ormuz in the Persian Gulf in 1515.
(v) He died in 1515 leaving the Portuguese as the strongest naval power in
the Indian Ocean.
(a) i, ii and iv
(b) ii and iii only
(c) iii and iv only
(d) ii, iii, iv and v
Which one of the following is not correctly paired?
(a) Alfonso de A1buquerque—Second Governor
(b) Nino da Cunha—Transferred headquarters from Cochin to Goa
(c) Martin Alfonso—Accompanied by Jesuit saint Francisco Xavier to India
(d) Francisco de Almeida—Lost Ormuz to the British
Which place was replaced by Bombay in 1689 as the headquarters of the East
India Company on the west coast of India?
Who created the Madras Presidency as it existed till Indian independence?
(a) Sir Thomas Munro
(b) Lord Cornwallis
(c) Lord Hastings
(d) Lord Wellesley
Which one of the following villages was not purchased by the English from
the Mughal governor of Bengal in 1698?
What is the chronological order of the following events?