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Question 1: During his absence from the East Indies, difficulties with the English were exacerbated by the ________.
Amboyna massacreMataram SultanateIndonesian National RevolutionDutch East Indies

Question 2: Coen was born at Hoorn on 8 January 1587 and in 1601 travelled to ________ to study trade in the offices of Justus Pescatore, where he learned the art of bookkeeping.

Question 3: On the second trip, he commanded two ships and in October 1613 was appointed accountant-general of all VOC offices in Indonesia and president of the head office in Bantam (Indonesian: Banten) and of ________.

Question 4: Coen also set about establishing a monopoly over the trade in nutmeg and mace, which could be obtained only from the ________.
Ambon IslandMaluku IslandsBanda IslandsIndonesia

Question 5: A national hero in the Netherlands, for providing the impulse that set the VOC on the path to dominance in the ________.
Netherlands New GuineaDutch EmpireMalaccaDutch East Indies


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