Which of the following European forces were the first to colonise Goa?

Options :
  1. Portuguese
  2. French
  3. Dutch
  4. English

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1


The Portuguese invaded Goa in 1510 under Admiral Afonso de Albuquerque and after losing initially was eventually able to defeat the then ruler Ismail Adil Shah of Bijapur and conquer Goa.

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