Q. The “Fort William” was constructed by the British is located at?

[A] Madras

[B] Calcutta

[C] Surat

[D] Machilipatnam

Answer: B

Explanation: In c.1690 CE, an English factory was established at a place called Sutanuti by Job Charnock.

The fortified settlement of Sutanati was named Fort William (Calcutta) which later became the capital of British India.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT