Modern History Questions and Answers

  • 1. When did Vasco da Gama arrive in Calicut, India?
A.) 1498
B.) 1495
C.) 1398
D.) 1496

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 2. Whose former colony was Diu?
A.) French
B.) English
C.) Portuguese
D.) Dutch

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 3. ........ established a trading post in Gujarat in 1612.
A.) Spain
B.) French
C.) Dutch
D.) British

Answer: Option 'D'


  • 4. In 1614, who instructed Sir Thomas Roe to visit the court of Jahangir, the Mughal Emperor of India?
A.) Humayun
B.) James I
C.) Shahjahan
D.) Babar

Answer: Option 'D'


  • 5. What did the company obtain from Charles II in 1661?
A.) Madras
B.) Calcutta
C.) Kannur
D.) Bombay

Answer: Option 'D'