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MCQ Questions for Class 11 History Chapter 8 Confrontation of Cultures

MCQ Questions for Class 11 History Chapter 8 Confrontation of Cultures

 

Question 1.
Columbus could explore the New world because
(a) He had got training from a college
(b) He was employed in a ship-making workshop
(c) He was brought up at the shore and from a poor family
(d) He properly used compass and other devices invented till then.

Answer

Answer: (c) He was brought up at the shore and from a poor family


Question 2.
Corrtes could destroy Aztecs empire because
(a) He was an expert Army Commander.
(b) He bagged help from the Totonacs.
(c) He was supported by artillery.
(d) He was shrewd, manipulator and fraudulent.

Answer

Answer: (d) He was shrewd, manipulator and fraudulent.


Question 3.
Brazil was discovered by
(a) Columbus
(b) Pedro Alvares Cabral
(c) Vasco-da-gama
(d) Cortes

Answer

Answer: (b) Pedro Alvares Cabral


Question 4.
The Portuguese would have thought of importing slaves from Africa because
(a) Slaves were openly sold in Africa
(b) Sugar mills were being estabilished in Brazil
(c) Local natives had abandoned their homes and hearth
(d) Slaves could further be exported to Portugal.

Answer

Answer: (c) Local natives had abandoned their homes and hearth