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Consider the following statements
 
1. Battle of Buxar provided the key to the English to establish their rule in India.

2. The Treaty of Allahabad, cocluded in 1765, enabled the British to establish their rule in Bengal.
 
Which of the stattements give above is/are correct?
» Explain it
C
Battle of Buxar was fought on 23rd October, 1764, betwee British East India Company and Mughal King Shah Alam II. After defeat, Shah Alam II signed the Treaty of Allahabad which gave ‘Diwai Rights’ to company and helped in establishment of English Rule.
2
Consider the following statements about the European travellers to India

1. Sir Thomas Roe, the Representative of the East India Company, was granted the permission by Jahangir to open a factory at Surat.

2. Captain Hawkins was driven out from Agra by the Mughals at the instigation of Portuguese.

3. Father Monserrate travelled with Akbar on his journey to Kashmir.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
» Explain it
D
Sir Thomas Roe reached the court of the Mughal Emperor, Jahangir, as an emissary of King James in 1615 and gained for the British the right to establish a factory at Surat, Father Monserrate travelled with Akbar on his journey to Kashmir.
3
Who discovered the sea route to India?
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A
Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer who discovered the sea route to India fromn eEurope through the Cape of Good Hope. He was successful in crossing the Indian ocean and anchored off the city of Calicut, India, on May 20, 1498.
4
Who among the following granted permission to the English to establish their factory in India?
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B
Mughal Emperor Jahangir gave permission for an English factory at Surat in 1619. He granted them permission to trade in his territories at Surat (in Gujarat) on the west coast and Hughli (in West Bengal) in the east. This permission was given during the visit of Captain William Hawkins to the imperial court.
5
The last European country engaged in trade with India was:
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C
The last European country engaged in trade with India was France.