Revolt of 1857 One Liner Questions & Answers


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1 When was the new Enfield Rifle with greased cartridges introduced in the British Indian Army? December 1856
2 The immediate cause of India’s first war of independence was – Suspicion about British interference in religion
3 The Mangal Pandey incident took place at – Barrackpore
4 Who was bestowed with the title of Saheb-e-Alam Bahadur by Bahadur Shah during the uprising of 1857? Bakht Khan
5 What was the main cause of the 1857 revolt? Policy of the British Empire
6 The first War of Independence (1857) started from – Meerut
7 The first event relating to the War of Independence of 1857 was – Marching of Sepoys to Delhi’s Red Fort.
8 The symbol of the 1857 independence struggle was – Lotus and Chapatis
9 Which center of the uprising of 1857 was recaptured by the English? Delhi
10 The birthplace of Maharani Laxmi Bai, the heroine of the 1857 freedom struggle, is – Varanasi
11 Who was the leader of the revolt during 1857 at Bareilly? Khan Bahadur
12 Where is the Samadhi of Maharani Laxmibai situated? Gwalior
13 Maharani Laxmibai had combated in the last battle against – Hugh Rose
14 The revolt of 1857 at Lucknow was led by – Begum of Oudh
15 The revolutionary woman who led the revolution of 1857 in Oudh was – Begum Hazrat Mahal
16 Who was the leader of the 1857 struggle for freedom in Lucknow? Hazrat Mahal
17 Who was the leader of the 1857 uprising at Allahabad? Maulvi Liaquat Ali
18 The largest number of soldiers who participated in the Struggle of 1857 came from – Oudh
19 Who was the ‘commander-in-chief’ of Nana Saheb? Tatya Tope
20 Azimullah Khan was an advisor to – Nana Saheb
21 With reference to the ‘revolt of 1857’ who was betrayed by a ‘friend’ captured and put to death by the British? Tatya Tope
22 The real name of which leaders of 1857 was ‘Ram Chandra Pandurang’? Tatya Tope
23 Which place did Kunwar Singh, a prominent leader of the Revolt of 1857 belong to? Bihar
24 Who spearheaded the 1857 Revolt in Bihar? Kunwar Singh
25 Where did Kunwar Singh join the Rebellion of 1857 against the British? Arrah
26 The Mutiny of 1857 at Patna was led by a dynamic old person known as – Rajput Kunwar Singh
27 Who was the leader of the revolution of 1857 in Assam? Diwan Maniram Dutta
28 The center of the 1857 revolt in Bihar from 15th July 1857 to 20th January 1858 was – Jagdishpur
29 Which person of Jagdishpur took the lead of revolutionaries during the revolt of 1857 A.D. – Kunwar Singh
30 Who defeated the joint army of the British and Jodhpur during the revolt of 1857 – Thakur Kushal Singh of Auwa
31 Which brave from Bhopal led the main movement and sacrificed his life during the first struggle for Independence in 1857? Fazil Mohammad Khan
32 Who was the bitterest enemy of the British during the Revolt of 1857? Maulavi Ahmadullah Shah
33 The Revolt of 1857 was witnessed by the poet – Ghalib
34 The original residence of Eminent Urdu Poet Mirza Ghalib was? Agra
35 Which dynasty supported the British maximum during the 1857 Freedom Movement? Scindias of Gwalior
36 The educated middle class in India – Remained neutral to the revolt of 1857
37 Who did not rebel against the British East India Company’s control over them? Nizam of Hyderabad
38 Who was the Governor-General of India in 1857? Canning
39 Who was the Governor-General of India during the Sepoy Mutiny? Lord Canning
40 At the time of the 1857 Revolt who was the British Commanding officer at Barrackpore? Hearsey
41 Who made Allahabad the emergency headquarters in 1857? Lord Canning
42 Who was the British Prime minister during the revolt of 1857? Palmerston
43 What was the main cause of the failure of the revolt of 1857? Lack of common strategy and central organization
44 The British were able to suppress the uprising of 1857 in the Rajput state because – The local Rajput rulers did not support revolutionaries
45 Who called the revolt of 1857 a conspiracy? Sir James Outram and W. Taylor
46 Modern Historian, who called the revolt of 1857 the first Independence War was – V. D. Savarkar
47 The official historian of the Indian Freedom struggle was – S. N. Sen
48 The first Indian to write in the Indian language on the causes of the uprising of 1857 was – Syed Ahmed Khan
49 Who wrote, “It is difficult to avoid the conclusion that the so-called First National War of Independence of 1857 is neither first, nor National, nor a war of independence”? R.C. Majumdar
50 Who was the prominent Indian Historian who did not accept the 1857 Revolution as a Revolution? Dr. R.C. Majumdar
51 Who was the Correspondent of the Newspaper ‘Times’ published from London in 1857 wrote that “Nobody in North India looks at the white man’s car with friendly View”? W.H. Russel
52 Which conceptions is true about the Revolt of 1857?
It gave a death blow to the system of East India Company’s rule in India
53 When did Queen Victoria declare the taking over of the Indian Administration under the British crown? 1 Nov. 1858
54 Which commission is associated with the Army Reorganization after the suppression of the Revolt of 1857? Peel Commission
55 After the revolt of 1857, the British recruited the Soldiers from the – Gurkhas, Sikhs, and Punjabis in the North