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Colonial India: Quiz


Question 1: Dadra and Nagar Haveli was occupied by the ________ in 1954, and Goa, Daman, and Diu were annexed to India in 1961
Geography of IndiaOutline of IndiaIndex of India-related articlesIndia

Question 2: They conquered ________, nowadays Sri Lanka (1658 - 1796), from the Portuguese.
MalaysiaSri LankaMaldivesPakistan

Question 3: The Portuguese sailor ________ was the first European to arrive in India.
Vasco da GamaPortuguese IndiaKenyaLisbon

Question 4: ________, see List of Indian divisions in World War I, Bombardment of Madras
Western Front (World War I)Caucasus CampaignArmenian GenocideWorld War I

Question 5: Portugal's northern province included settlements at Daman, Diu, Chaul, Ba├žaim, Salsette, and ________.
Nariman PointSalsette IslandNavi MumbaiMumbai

Question 6: The primary aim of these companies was to tap into the lucrative spice trade, and they focused their efforts on the source, the Indonesian archipelago, and an important hub in the trade network, ________.
Research and Analysis WingIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementIndiaLok Sabha

Question 7: The end of the Company was precipitated by a mutiny of sepoys against their British commanders, due in part to the tensions caused by British attempts to ________ India.
ItalyUnited StatesWesternisationFrance

Question 8: After the decline of the ________ in the early 18th century, several fractured Indian kingdoms were eventually taken over by Europeans, who indirectly assumed control by subjugating rulers.
Pala EmpireMongol EmpireMughal EmpireTimurid dynasty

Question 9: ________ was a minor colonial power to set foot in India.

Question 10: At one time, the main Danish and Swedish East Asia companies together imported more ________ to Europe than the British did.
Tea cultureGreen teaBlack teaTea

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