Q. The “Castle Geldria”, which was built by Dutch, is located at which of the following?

[A] Pulicat

[B] Surat

[C] Cochin

[D] Machilipatnam

Answer: A

Explanation: The Portuguese who established a control over Pulicat since 1502 were overthrown by the Dutch. In Pulicat, located 60 kilometers north of Chennai, the Dutch built the Castle Geldria.

The remains of this 400-year-old fort can be seen even now. This fort was once the seat of Dutch power.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT