Q.1: Who wanted the East India Company to recognise her adopted son as the heir of the kingdom after the death of her husband ?
b) Rani Lakshmibai
c) Rani Ramabai
Q.2: Who was the adopted son of Peshwa Baji Rao II ?
Q.3: Subsidiary alliance was imposed on Awadh in __________.
Q.4: Why was Awadh annexed ?
a) Because it was ruled by an adopted heir.
b) Because Dalhousie declared that the territory was misgoverned.
c) Because they lost the battle.
Q.5: Who decided that Bahadur Shah Zafar would be the last Mughal king ?
a) Lord Canning
b) Lord Dalhousie
c) Lord Mountbatten
Q.6: Why did the sepoys refused to go to Burma by sea route to fight for the Company in 1824 ?
a) Because they would become sea-sick.
b) Because they believed land route is the best way to get to Burma.
c) Because they believed that by crossing seas they would lose their religion and caste.
Q.7: Who resented high taxes and rigid methods of revenue collection in countryside ?
a) Peasants & Zamindars
b) Zamindars & British
c) Peasants & Moneylenders
Q.8: In which year did Company pass a new law stating that every new person who took up employment in Company has to serve overseas if required ?
Q.9: After 1930, Company allowed _________________ to function freely in its domain and even own land and property.
a) Christian Missionaries
b) Hindu Sabhas
c) Buddhist Sanghas
Q.10: _____________ is a book written by Vishnubhatt Godse.
a) Majha Pravas
b) Amar Jiban
c) My Experiments With Truth
Q.11: Sitaram Pande was recruited in 1812 as a __________ in the Bengal Native Army.
Q.12: Who helped British to suppress the rebellion, even though his own son was a part of the rebellion ?
a) Sitaram Pande
b) Vishnubhatt Godse
Q.13: _____________ starts when soldiers as a group disobey their officers in the army.
Q.14: Mangal Pandey was hanged to death on ________________.
a) 29 March 1957
b) 29 March 1857
c) 3 July 1857
Q.15: Why did the sepoys refuse to use the new cartridges ?
a) Because it was suspected of being made of fats of cow and pig.
b) Because they wanted to rebel.
c) Because they were tired of drills.
Q.16: ‘______________’ was a term used for foreigners.
Q.17: On __________, the soldiers marched to the jail in Meerut and released the imprisoned sepoys.
a) 10 May
b) 11 May
c) 13 May
Q.18: Who was proclaimed by the sepoys as their leader ?
c) Bahadur Shah Zafar
Q.19: Which single step taken by Bahadur Shah Zafar had great implications ?
a) He wrote to all rulers and urged them to form a confederacy of Indian states to fight British.
b) He wrote letters to British to withdraw their forces from India.
Q.20: Who expelled the British garrison from the city and proclaimed himself as a governor ?
a) Nana Saheb
b) Peshwa Baji Rao
Q.21: Who was proclaimed the new nawab in Lucknow ?
a) Nawab Wajid Ali Shah
b) Begum Hazrat Mahal
c) Birjis Qadr