Q.1: Who was the general of Nana Saheb ?
a) Peshwa Baji Rao
b) Rana Pratap
c) Tantia Tope
Q.2: What gave the people the confidence to take the plunge and join the rebellion ?
a) Retreat of British army.
b) Letters by Bahadur Shah Zafar.
c) British were greatly outnumbered by the rebel forces.
Q.3: Delhi was recaptured from the rebel forces in __________________.
a) September 1857
b) October 1857
c) November 1857
Q.4: Bahadur Shah Zafar and his wife Zinat Mahal were sent to jail in _____________.
Q.5: Who escaped to jungles and continued to fight a guerilla war with the help of tribal ?
a) Rani Laxmibai
b) Tantia Tope
c) Ahmadullah Shah
Q.6: What did British offer to people in return for their loyalty ?
a) They would remain safe.
b) Their rights and claims to land would not be denied.
Q.7: The British Parliament passed an Act in _________ to transfer the powers of East India Company to the British Crown.
Q.8: Which of the following places was a main centre of revolt ?
Q.9: Which of the following statements are correct according to the 1858 Act ?
i) Governor-General was given the title of Viceroy.
ii) A member of Indian Cabinet was appointed as Secretary of State for India.
iii) The council formed to advise the Secretary was known as India Council.
a) i and ii
b) ii and iii
c) i and ii
Q.10: Why did the British confiscate the properties of Muslims after the 1857 revolt ?
a) Because British believed that they were responsible for the rebellion in a big way.
b) Because they didn’t help British to stop the rebellion.
Q.11: Which soldiers were recruited more in the British army after the revolt ?
a) Gukhas, Sikhs, Pathans
b) Soldiers from Awadh and Bihar
c) Soldiers from central and south India
Q.12: The British had to fight for _______ years to completely suppress the rebellion ?
Q.13: Who became a key military leader of the rebellion ?
a) Ahmadullah Shah
b) Bakht Khan
c) Kunwar Singh
Q.14: Which of these following changes were made after the 1857 revolt ?
i) British decided to respect the customary religions & social practices of Indian people.
ii) Policies to protect peasants were made.
iii) Ruling chiefs were assured that their territory will not be annexed in future.
a) i and ii
b) i and iii
c) ii and iii
Q.15: Tantia Tope was killed in April _________.