for erecting a fortified factory on the Coromandal coast from
(a) the Sultan of Golconda
(b) the Sultan of Bijapur
(c) the Raja of Chandragiri
(d) the Mughal emperor
The English East India Company’s servants were divided into three ranks.
What were they?
(a) Writers, councillors, merchants
(b) Writers, factors, merchants
(c) Janitors, factors, traders
(d) Merchants, clerks, soldiers
Which one of the following factories of the English was the first one to be
(a) Bombay
(b) Surat
(c) Madras
(d) Masulipatam
Who was the governor of Madras whose term of office is regarded as ‘the
golden age of Madras in respect of the development of trade and increase of
(a) Job Charnock
(b) Thomas Pitt
(c) William Langhorne
(d) Thomas Munro
Who evolved the strategy of intervening in the mutual quarrels of Indian
princes and, by supporting one against the other, securing monetary,
commercial or territorial favours from the victor?
(a) Albuquerque
(b) Robert Clive
(c) Dupleix
(d) Wellesley
Who granted to the French the area in Andhra known as Northern Circars
(Elore, Mustafanagar, Rajahmundry and Chicacole)?
(a) Anwar-ud-din