The British East India Company was the first European company to establish a presence in India, in 1600. It eventually became the dominant power in the region, and its rule lasted for over two centuries.

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Q. What was the name of the Indian king who gave a grand welcome to the Portuguese traveler Vasco da Gama on his arrival in Calicut?

 ◉ Kannanor

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 ◉ Cabral

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 ◉ Coff

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 ◉ Jamorin

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Q. Ramdas Katari led the Indian Navy in the struggle against the Portuguese Navy during the liberation of?

 ◉ Delhi

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 ◉ Goa

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 ◉ Sri Lanka

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 ◉ Punjab

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Q. The Portuguese traveler who came to the court of Krishnadeva Raya was?

 ◉ Nuniz

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 ◉ Barbosa

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 ◉ Both 'A' and 'B'

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 ◉ dominga emulsion

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Q. Where was the capital of the Portuguese colony in India?

 ◉ Kolkata

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 ◉ Maharashtra

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 ◉ Goa

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 ◉ Delhi

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Q. Who was the Portuguese navigator who succeeded in crossing the 'Cape of Storms' and renamed it 'Cape of Good Hope'?

 ◉ Christopher Columbus

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 ◉ Ferdinand Magellan

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 ◉ Vasco Da Gama

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 ◉ bartolomeu dias

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Q. When was the "French East India Company" formed?

 ◉ In 1665 AD

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 ◉ in 1664 AD

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 ◉ In 1668 AD

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 ◉ In 1764 AD

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Q. Who was the last Governor General of the East India Company and the first Viceroy under the Crown?

 ◉ Lord William Bentinck

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 ◉ lord allenborough

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 ◉ Lord Charles Metcalfe

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 ◉ lord canning

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Q. Where was the first Presidency of the British East India Company in India?

 ◉ Gujarat

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 ◉ Delhi

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 ◉ Kolkata

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 ◉ Surat

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Q. In which king's territory, the Portuguese built their fort on Indian soil?

 ◉ Surat

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 ◉ Madurai

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 ◉ Calcutta

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 ◉ Cochin

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Q. Who was the first ruler of the Vijayanagara Empire, who made a treaty with the Portuguese?

 ◉ Krishnadeva Rai

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 ◉ Devrai-II

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 ◉ Harihar

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 ◉ Bukka

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Q. Which Portuguese captured Goa?

 ◉ Vascoodegam

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 ◉ alphonso the albuquerque

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 ◉ Picture Elvez Cabble

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 ◉ Francisco the Almeda

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Q. Who was the first Viceroy of the Portuguese in the East?

 ◉ Vasco da Gama

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 ◉ Alphons-de-albuqueck

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 ◉ Governor Muinumulk

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 ◉ francisco-de-almedia

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Q. Where are the remains of Portuguese culture found in India?

 ◉ In chikipudi

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 ◉ in Calicut

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 ◉ In Kozhikode

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 ◉ In the coach

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Q. Which place was the headquarters of the Portuguese in India?

 ◉ Cochin

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 ◉ kannauj

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 ◉ Calicut

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 ◉ Goa

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Q. Who was the greatest Portuguese governor who laid the real foundation of Portuguese power in India?

 ◉ island

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 ◉ strait

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 ◉ venue coordinator

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 ◉ albuquerque

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