History-The Mughal Empire (NTSE Stage-1 (State-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

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Surat and Masulipatnam were important trading towns in 17th century. However, in the 18th century they lost their importance.

Which of the following was not responsible for their decline?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Fierce competition among various trading groups like Golconda nobles, Persian merchants etc.

b.

Control of sea-routes by the Portuguese and competition from Bombay

c.

Loss of market and productivity because of the decline of the Mughal Empire

d.

Shifting of company trade Centres to Bombay, Calcutta and Madras

Question number: 2

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The ‘Battle of Plassey’ is historically significant because

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It played the, way to the British conquest of Bengal and eventually to the whole of India

b.

It brought out Clive’s extraordinary military skill

c.

French power in India was brought to an end

d.

It showed the Indian Nawab bravery

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