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Indian History MCQ-20

Which one of the following revolts was made famous by Bankim Chandra Chatterjeeinhis novel ‘Anand Math’ ?

A. Bhil uprising
B. Rangpur and Dinajpur uprising
C. Bishnupur and Birbhum rebellion
D. Sanyasi rebellion

Who of the following founded Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association ?

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
C. N. M. Joshi
D. J. B. Kriplani

Consider the following statements :

1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad persuaded Mahatma Gandhi to come to Champaran to investigate the problem of peasants.

2. Acharya J.B. Kripalani was one of the Mahatma Gandhi’s colleagues in his Champaran Satyagraha.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

The First Governor General and Viceroy of British India was—

A. Lord Dalhousie
B. John Lawrence
C. Warren Hastings
D. Lord Canning

The administrative consequence of the Revolt of 1857 was transfer of power from—

A. East India Company to the British Crown
B. British Crown to the East India Company
C. East India Company to the Governor General
D. British Crown to the Board of Directors

Mangal Pandey fired the first shot of the Revolt of 1857 at—

A. Barrackpore
B. Meerut
C. Kanpur
D. Jhansi

Who, among the following, was NOT associated with the Revolt of 1857 ?

A. Maharaja Ranjit Singh
B. Nana Sahib
C. Begum Hazrat Mahal
D. Khan Bahadur

One of the India’s first freedom fighters against British is—

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Kittur Rani Chennamma
C. Rani Laxmi Bai
D. None of these

The sepoy Mutiny took place in the year—

A. 1757
B. 1761
C. 1836
D. 1857

Consider the following native rulers—

1. Kunwar Singh
2. Nana Sahib
3. Scindhia of Gwalior
4. Nizam of Hyderabad

Who among these native rulers did NOT participate in the Revolt of 1857 ?

A. 1,2 and 4
B. 2 and 3
C. 3 and 4
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists :

List-I(Leaders)——–List-II (Area under their operation)
(a) Maulavi Ahmed Shah 1. Barrackpore
(b) Mangal Pandey 2. Faizabad
(c) BakhtKhan 3. Kanpur
(d) Nana Sahib 4. Delhi


A. 2 4 1 3
B. 3 4 1 2
C. 2 1 4 3
D. 3 1 4 2

During India’s freedom struggle, the Sepoy Mutiny started from which one of the following places ?

A. Agra
B. Gwalior
C. Jhansi
D. Meerut

Who is the author of the book ‘The Last Mughal: The fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857’ ?

A. John Kirkland
B. William Dalrymple
C. Thomas Wilson
D. Simon Digby

Kunwar Singh led the revolt of 1857 in—

A. Punjab
B. Bengal
C. Bihar
D. Maharashtra

The Revolt of 1857 was witnessed by the poet—

A. Mir Taqi Mir
B. Zauq
C. Ghalib
D. Iqbal

Who of the following was the bitterest enemy of the British during the Revolt of 1857 ?

A. Maulavi Ahmdullah Shah
B. Maulavi Imadulah
C. Maulana Fazi-i-Haq Khairabadi
D. Nawab Liaquat Ali

Which one of the following commissions is associated with the Army Re-organisation after the suppression of the Revolt of 1857 ?

A. Public Service Commission
B. Peal Commission
C. Hunter Commission
D. Simon Commission