Test: The Revolt Of 1857 - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Who wrote Maulavi Ahmadullah that “if a patriot is a man who plots of fights for the independence, wrongfully destroyed. of his native country, then most cer-tainly the Maulavi was a true patriot?”

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The correct option is B.
Colonel Malleson wrote Maulavi Ahmadullah that “if a patriot is a man who plots fights for independence, wrongfully destroyed. of his native country, then most cer-tainly the Maulavi was a true patriot
 

QUESTION: 2

The English General who defeated Tantia Tope and Rani of Jhansi in Central India, was

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QUESTION: 3

An achievement of the Revolt of 1857 was HinduMuslim unity. Who bitterly complained that “In this instance we could not play off the Mohammedans against the Hindu?”

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A is the correct option.To many, it was merely a mutiny of pampered sepoys. The people of Britain also reacted quite calmly keeping in mind the earlier revolts C U Aitchison had remarked “In this instance we could not play off the Mohammedans against the Hindu.”

QUESTION: 4

Who was the Governor-General of India during the Revolt of 1857?

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QUESTION: 5

Why didn’t the modern educated Indians support the Revolt of 1857?

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QUESTION: 6

 Why is the Revolt of 1857 considered a glorious land mark in Indian History?

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QUESTION: 7

Who remarked (about the Revolt of 1857) that “It was not a military revolt but a rebellion or revolution which alone can account for the little progress hitherto made in extinguishing it”?

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QUESTION: 8

Which is the most suitable explanation about the nature of the Revolt of 1857?

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A is the correct option.According to Seeley, the Revolt of 1857 was a wholly unpatriotic and selfish sepoys mutiny with no native leadership and no popular support. He further maintains that it was a rebellion of the Indian sepoys. Some states, which had grievances against their annexation, also joined the rebellion. Option A gives us the most relative definition of the revolt.

QUESTION: 9

Match the following:

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QUESTION: 10

 Which of the following saw the incidence of 1857 as an extension of the social progress the English had already initiated?

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QUESTION: 11

Which of the following does not regard the Revolt of 1857 as the ‘First Indian War of Independence’?

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QUESTION: 12

Who regards the uprising of 1857 as “the source spring of the national movement?

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QUESTION: 13

Who remarked “the rebellion of 1857 was more than a mere sepoy mutiny and was an eruption of the social volcano wherein many pent-up forces found vent”?

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QUESTION: 14

Which was the most important far-reaching effect of the India Act of 1858?

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QUESTION: 15

The first Viceroy of India was

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QUESTION: 16

What is true about the Indian army after the Revolt of 1857?

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QUESTION: 17

The rebellion which started in 1816 and continued till 1832 is known as the

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QUESTION: 18

Which tribal rebellion’s causes were primarily economic since i t wa s di rect ed a gainst t he money-lenders and their protectors, the British authorities?

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QUESTION: 19

Which of the following arose in thousands and proclaimed a government of their own in the area between Bhagalpur and Rajmahal in 1855-56?

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QUESTION: 20

In 1831, which of the following rebelled against the British in the Chotanagpur region, for imposing on them outsiders as moneylenders and landlords?

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QUESTION: 21

The Khasi Rebellion in Assam took place in

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QUESTION: 22

In which state did the Naikda forest tribe attack police stations in 1868 in a bid to establish a dharma-raj?

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QUESTION: 23

The Kherwar or the Sapha Har movement belongs to the

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QUESTION: 24

Which of the following attacked the whites under Sambhudan who claimed that his magic would not let bullets harm his followers in 1882?

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QUESTION: 25

Which movement preached monotheism and internal social reform at first but started campaigning against revenue settlement operations just before it was suppressed?

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QUESTION: 26

Tribal areas began to be penetrated with the commercialization of British rule. Which of the following did not appear in tribal areas?

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QUESTION: 27

The British legal conceptions of absolute private property damaged the Khuntkatti tenure in Chotanagpur. What was this tenure?

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QUESTION: 28

Shifting cultivation is an integral part of tribal life.When was it banned on restricted in the ‘reserved’ forests?

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QUESTION: 29

How did the British monopolize forest wealth in tribal areas?

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QUESTION: 30

Which rebellion took place in 1879-80 in Chodavaram whose tribal Koya and Konda Kora hill chiefs (Muttadars) had risen against their overlord?

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The correct option is A.
The Rampa Rebellion rebellion took place in 1879-80 in Chodavaram whose tribal Koya and Konda Kora hill chiefs (Muttadars) had risen against their overlord.

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