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February 10, 2017

Indian History Test-17-Revolt of 1857

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1) Which city was the main centre of revolt of 1857?
2) Who is the author of the book The Last Mughal : The fall of a Delhi Dynasty in 1857?
3) Consider the following native rulers
1.Kunwar Singh
2.Nana Saheb
3.Scindia of Gwalior
4.Nizam of Hyderabad
Who among these native rulers did not participate in the Revolt of 1857?
4) Which one of the following places did Kunwar Singh, a prominent leader of the Revolt of 1857 belong to?
5) Which one among the following statements is correct?
6) Where did Nana Saheb finally escape after being defeated and refused to give in?
7) Assertion (A) First War of Independence broke out in India in 1857, soon after the departure of Lord Dalhousie from India. Reason (R) Lord Dalhousie's Annexationist policy had caused great discontent.
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8) Who was the leader of the centre of revolt namely 'Arrah'?
9) Consider the following centres of the Revolt of 1857
1.Delhi
2.Faizabad
3.Bareilly
4.Banaras
Which of these were the main centres of the revolt of 1857?
10) Who was the Governor-General of India during the sepoy muting?
11) The Revolt of the Sepoys was accompanied by a rebellion of civil population, particularly in the North-Western Provinces and Oudh, the two areas from which the Sepoys of the Bengal Army were recruited. Except in Muzaffarnagar and Saharanpur, civil rebellion followed the Revolt of the Sepoys. The action of the Sepoys released the rural population from fear of the state and the control exercised by the administration. Their accumulated grievances found immediate expression and they rose en masse to give vent to their opposition to British rule. Government buildings were destroyed, the treasury was plundered, the magazine was sacked, barracks and courthouses were burnt and prison gates were flung open.
Which of the following factors led the civil population to break into open rebellion?
12) Which part of India was silent when revolt of 1857 was spreading in India?
13) The birth place of Maharani Laxmibai, the heroine of the 1857 freedom struggle is
14) Who of the following was the bitterest enemy of the British during the Revolt of 1857?
15) With reference to the Revolt of the year 1857, who of the following was betrayed by a friend: captured and put to death by the British?
16) The educated middle class in India
17) Consider the following statements about the general causes of Revolt of 1857
1.The annexation by Dalhousie createc panic among rulers of the native states.
2.The Christian missionaries endangered the religion of Indians.
3.The revolt started with the muting of the company's sepoys.
Which of statements given above is/are correct?
18) Which one of the following territories was not affected by the Revolt of 1857?
19) Which cif the following was most important weakness of Revolt of 1857?
20) The Revolt of 1857 at Lucknow was led by
21) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I List II
(Peasant Movement) (Region)
A. Mappila outbreak 1. Maharashtra
B. Rambsi peasant force 2. Bengal
C. Kuka revolt 3. Malabar
D. Pabna revolt 4. Punjab
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22) The effect of Indian Revolt of 1857 on East India Company was
a) it was dissolved.
(b) it was strengthened by increase of administrative powers.
(c) Crown of England recognised it.
(d) British crown took over it.
23) The modern historian, who called the Revolt of 1857 'as the First War of Independence' was
24) The first sign of unhappiness among sepoys surfaced in 1824 when 47th regimen at barrackpore was ordered to go to
25) Who was the leader of Kanpur spearheading Revolt of 1857?
26) Who among the following British persons admitted the Revolt of 1857 as a National Revolt?
27) Which amongst the following place was not a centre of the Revolution of 1857?
28) Who among the following refused to allow Rani Laxmi Bai's son to succeed to the throne?
29) 'India War of Independence 1857' is written by
30) The Revolt of 1857 was witnessed by the poet

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