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Q. Which of the following villages, which later grew into Calcutta were acquired by Job Charnock?

  1. Sutanuti, Kalikata & Chandragiri

  2. Chandragiri, Kalikata & Govindpur

  3. Sutanuti, Bedara & Govindpur

  4. Sutanuti, Kalikata & Govindpur


Solution

The correct option is D
Sutanuti, Kalikata & Govindpur
Explanation:

In 1698 C.E., 3 villages (Sutanuti, Kalikata & Govindpur) were acquired by Job Charnock. These villages later grew into Calcutta. The factory at Sutanauti was later fortified & renamed as Fort  William.

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