Topicwise Questions - 1857 Freedom Struggle

1. About which kingdom did Dalhousie say that it was a "cherry that will drop into our mouth one day"?

  1. Oudh
  2. Jhansi
  3. Mysore
  4. Patiala

2. Who was the Governor General during the time of Sepoy Mutiny?

  1. Lord Dalhousie
  2. Lord Ripon
  3. Lord Canning
  4. Lord Reading

3. Who of the following was neither captured nor killed by the British?

  1. Tantiya Tope
  2. Nana Saheb
  3. Mangal Pandey
  4. Jhansi Lakshmibai

4. Who led the British forces which defeated Jhansi Lakshmibai?

  1. Henry Havelock
  2. John Hearsey
  3. Henry Barnard
  4. Hugh Rose

5. To which regiment did Mangal Pandey belong?

  1. 34 Native Infantry
  2. 7 Oudh Regiment
  3. 19 Native Infantry
  4. Madras Regiment

6. Who of the following was the adopted son the last Peshwa Baji Rao II?

  1. Tantiya Tope
  2. Damodar Rao
  3. Nana Saheb
  4. Anand Rao

7. Which of the following states was the first to be annexed by the Doctrine of Lapse?

  1. Nagpur
  2. Satara
  3. Jhansi
  4. Udaipur

8. At which of the following places was the revolt led by Kunwar Singh?

  1. Meerut
  2. Bihar
  3. Bareilly
  4. Gwalior

9. Which place witnessed the incident of Mangal Pandey firing upon British officers?

  1. Barrackpore
  2. Meerut
  3. Gwalior
  4. Delhi

10. In which country was Bahadur Shah II exiled by the British after the end of war of independence?

  1. Nepal
  2. Afghanistan
  3. Iran
  4. Burma

11. The History of the War of Indian Independence is a book written by -

  1. Veer Savarkar
  2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  3. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  4. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

12. Who amongst the following leaders of ‘1857’ was the first to lay down his/her life ?

  1. Kunwar Singh
  2. Tantiya Tope
  3. Rani Laxmi Bai of Jhansi
  4. Mangal Pandey

13. Who led the revolt against the British in 1857 at Bareilly?

  1. Birjis Qadir
  2. Bakht Khan
  3. Khan Bahadur Khan
  4. Azimullah Khan

14. The ruler of which one of the following States was removed from power by the British on the pretext of misgovernance?

  1. Awadh
  2. Jhansi
  3. Nagpur
  4. Satara

15. Who led the rebellion against the British at Lucknow?

  1. Zeenat Mahal
  2. Tantiya Tope
  3. Begum Hazrat Mahal
  4. Nana Saheb

16. At which of the following places was the Rani of Jhansi, Lakshmibai defeated finally by the British?

  1. Badli-ki-serai
  2. Kotah-ki-serai
  3. Chinhat
  4. Meerut