Why did the countryside peasants and zamindars resent the British ?
Looking at the image given, pick out from the given options the one that best describes the word Sepoy?
Which one of the following options is derived from the Persian word Sipah meaning infantry soldier ?
A few statements as to why the Indian sepoys were unhappy with the British . Pick out the one that is not TRUE.
The sepoys were not paying any taxes and were not the victim of the rigid revenue system. Poor peasants were actually victims of those and sepoys were actually forced to do that with the farmers.
In 1824, when the sepoys were asked to go to Burma by sea route to fight for the Company, they refused to follow the order. Why ?
What was the new amendment in the law in 1856 passed by the East India Company?
In what way did the Christian missionaries help the British East India Company? From the statements given below, choose the one that is not TRUE with respect to the missionaries.
Since education was seen as one of the main ways to bring the brighten Indian into the light - and so to the Christian faith,the missionaries always made an effort to educate women and make sure they do not suffer.
Who wrote the book Majhe Pravaas?
Who was Subedar Sitaram Pande ?
Name the book written by Sitaram Pande .
Sita Ram Pandey was a sepoy who served in the Bengal Army under East India Company. He came from a village near Rae Bareilly, where his father was a respected man, owning 150 acres of land. As a child he had the opportunity to learn to read and write as an acolyte of the village priest.
From the outline map of India, name the place A, where the on 9 May 1857, a group of soldiers mutinied and walked out of their military barracks and a rebellion started
Meerut was the place where on 9 May 1857, a group of soldiers mutinied and walked out of their military barracks and a rebellion started.
When soldiers as a group disobey their officers in the army then it is called a __________
C is the correct option.When soldiers as a group disobey their officers in the army they r called mutiny. It is the revolt or rebellion against constituted authority, especially by sailors against their officers. rebellion against any authority.
A sequence of events that happened on 9 May 1857 are given below in a jumbled up order. Pick up the correct order from the given set of statements.
(i) Other soldiers stationed at Meerut revolted and British officers release the imprisoned soldiers.
(ii) A group of soldiers mutinied and walked out of their military barracks
(iii) The released soldiers kill the British officers and after marching to Delhi proclaim the Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar as the emperor of India
(iv) The soldiers were dismissed and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for refusing to use the greased cartridges
Who led the revolt in Kanpur ?
Name the able commander- in chief of Nana Saheb who led the revolt in Kanpur.
Tatya Tope also misspelled as Tantia Tope (1814 - 1859), was a general in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and one of its notable leaders. Despite lacking formal military training, Tatya Tope is widely considered as the best and most effective rebel general.
Recognise this able personality from Awadh who led the revolt from Lucknow along with Maulvi Ahmadullah.
Among the following Residents of British India, who was forced to take refuge in a residency and killed by the forces of Begum Hazrat Mahal?
John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence, GCB GCSI PC, known as Sir John Lawrence, Bt., between 1858 and 1869, was an English-born Ulsterman who became a prominent British Imperial statesman who served as Viceroy of India from 1864 to 1869
Name the Indian soldier who tried to rebel against the British at Barrackpore, but was arrested and hanged to death on 8th April 1857.
Mangal Pandey was arrested and sentenced to death after he attacked British officers in Barrackpore on March 29, 1857. Anticipating a revolt, British authorities moved up his initial execution date from April 18 to April 8, when he was hanged.
Who was the new commander in chief of the British army after the death of Sir Henry Lawrence?
Who helped Colin Campbell to rescue the British holed up in the residency of Lucknow?
Gurkha regiment helped Colin Campbell to rescue the British holed up in the residency of Lucknow.