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Q 11.

India had commercial contact with ____ countries from time immemorial ?

A)  African
B)  European
C)  American
D)  Pakistan
Q 12.

__________ was the first Viceroy of Portuguese possessions in India ?

A)  Francisco-de-Almedia
B)  Alfonso-de-Albuquerque
C)  Barthalomeo Diaz
D)  None
Answer & Explanation Answer: Francisco-de-Almedia

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MCQ Type: General Knowledge, History, History, Railways, SSC, UGC NET

Q 13.

The English East India Company was started in _______ ?

A)  1600 A.D.
B)  1644 A.D.
C)  1664 A.D.
D)  None
Q 14.

_________ became the head quarters of the French settlements in India ?

A)  Chandranagore
B)  Pondicherry
C)  Mahe
D)  None
Q 15.

85% of Earth’s minerals are found in …………… ?

A)  Mantle
B)  Crust
C)  Surface
D)  None
Q 16.

The longest river in the world is ……………… ?

A)  River Amazon
B)  River Cauvery
C)  River Nile
D)  River Yamuna
Q 17.

The highest plateau in the world is …………… ?

A)  Indian
B)  Arabian
C)  Tibetian
D)  None
Q 18.

Our country has set research stations in ……………… ?

A)  Antarctica
B)  Asia
C)  America
D)  Australia
Q 19.

The sea to the east of Tamil Nadu is called ……………… ?

A)  Arabian Sea
B)  Dead Sea
C)  Bay of Bengal
D)  Indian Ocean
Q 20.

The land form higher than surrounding region is ………… ?

A)  Plain
B)  Plateau
C)  Mountain
D)  Island