Q. Which of the following was/were introduced by the Portuguese in India?
1.Cultivation of tobacco and potato
2.1st Printing press in India
3.1st scientific work on Indian medicinal plants
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Explanation: Portuguese gifts to India

  1. Cultivation of tobacco and potato
  2. 1st Printing press in India (c.1556 CE).
  3. 1st scientific work on Indian medicinal plants.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT