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Who cheated Siraj-ud-Daulah at the Battle of Plassey
Betrayed by Mir Jafar, the commander of Nawab's army, Siraj-ud-Daulah lost the Battle of Plassey on 23 June 1757.
Name the famous Portuguese explorer who found the route to India
Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama was the first European to reach India via the Atlantic Ocean.
When did the Revolt of 1857 begin?
The Revolt began at Meerut on 10 May 1857.
What is Indigo?
Indigo is a plant that produces a blue dye,
Who was declared the empress of India by the British government?
In 1877, the British government had Queen Victoria proclaimed as Empress of India.
Who created Doctrine of Lapse?
Doctrine of lapse was devised by Lord Dalhousie, governor-general of India (1848–56).
The Mutiny started from
The Mutiny proper began at Meerut on 10 May 1857.
What is the meaning of a sepoy?
Sepoy is an Indian soldier serving under British or other European orders.
Why wasn't Rani Lakshmi Bai not allowed to adopt a child?
According to the Doctrine of Lapse, a king's adopted child was not entitled to the throne. Hence, Rani Lakshmi Bai not allowed to adopt a child.
Who is Rani Lakshmi Bai?
Maharani Lakshmi Bai, the Queen of Jhansi, was one of the leading figures of the 1857 War of Independence.