Q. Which was the world's largest cotton textile producing country during the early 1750s?
Q. _______ were the first to come across fine cotton textile at Calicut, an Indian port.
- Portuguese spice traders
- Dutch weapon traders
- Portuguese merchant traders
- Dutch spice traders
Q. By the 1750s, Indians textiles had become famous across many places in the world. In which region had it not become famous?
- North America
Q. In the 18th Century CE, the English trading companies often bought woven fabric from Indian weavers with ________________.
- spices and silk
- gold and silver
- diamonds and platinum
- pearls and oysters
Q. Surat in Gujarat used to be a very important port on the western coast of India. When did its importance decline?
- 16th Century CE
- 17th Century CE
- 18th Century CE
- 15th Century CE
Q. Name the industries which were crucial for the industrial revolution to happen.
- Textile industry
- Iron and steel industry
- Aircraft industry
- Food processing industry
Q. In India, the British had to turn to textile trade as the spice trade was dominated by the _______.
Q. Identify the different types of textiles famous in Colonial India.
Q. Idnetify the prominent weaver communtites of India.
Q. Portuguese traders came across fine cotton textile at an Indian port. They tweaked the name of the port slightly and called the fabric