Q. In the first quarter of seventeenth century, in which of the following was/were the factory/factories of the English East India Company located?
1. Broach
2. Chicacole
3. Trichinopoly
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2

[C] 3 only

[D] 2 and 3

Answer: D

Why this Question) Static topic 

Ans) a 

Exp) Option a is correct. 

 By 1st quarter of 17th century , English East India Company had established factories atSurat, Broach, Ahmedabad, Agra,andMasulipatam and not at Chicacole and Tichonopoly. 

 The timelines are 

1613- A permanent factory of the east India company is established at Surat 

1616- 1st factory in south at Masulipatnam 

1619- Sir Thomas Roe set up factories at Agra, Ahmedabad, and Broach. 

Source) Spectrum Revised edition chapter-3 page-38, 39 

Subject) History