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Q1: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

(i) What was the main cause of the Revolt of 1857?

The Revolt of 1857 - 2 Class 5 Worksheet SST(a) Economic hardships
(b) 
Religious conflicts
(c) 
Introduction of new taxes
(d) 
Use of animal fat in cartridges

(ii) Who was the last Mughal emperor to support the Revolt of 1857?
(a) 
Akbar II
(b) 
Aurangzeb
(c) 
Shah Jahan
(d)
Bahadur Shah II

(iii) The Revolt of 1857 began in which city?
(a) 
Delhi
(b)
Agra
(c)
Meerut
(d)
Lucknow

(iv) Who was a prominent leader in the Revolt of 1857 from Jhansi?
(a) 
Rani Lakshmibai
(b) 
Rani Padmini
(c) 
Rani Ahilyabai
(d) 
Rani Sita Devi

(v) What was the outcome of the Revolt of 1857?
(a) India gained independence
(b) 
British control over India increased
(c)
The British East India Company was abolished
(d) 
The Mughal Empire was restored

Q2: Fill in the Blanks

(i) The Revolt of 1857 is also known as the _____________.

(ii) The spark for the revolt was the use of animal fat in the cartridges of _______.

(iii) The British East India Company ruled India as its _________.

(iv) Rani Lakshmibai of ________ was a prominent figure in the revolt.

(v) The British introduced the ___________ to annex Indian states.

(vi) The revolt began in ________ and quickly spread to other regions.

(vii) The sepoys were Indian soldiers who served in the ________.

(viii) The last Mughal emperor during the revolt was _________.

(ix) The revolt started in the year ________.

(x) The revolt failed due to lack of _________ among the rebels.

The Revolt of 1857 - 2 Class 5 Worksheet SST

Q3: True and False

(i) The Revolt of 1857 began due to the use of pig fat in cartridges. (True/False)

(ii) The British East India Company was not involved in ruling India during the revolt. (True/False)

(iii) Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi was a key figure in the Revolt of 1857. (True/False)

(iv) The revolt started in Lucknow and later spread to Meerut. (True/False)

(v) The Doctrine of Lapse was introduced to protect Indian states from annexation. (True/False)

Q4: Match the Following


The Revolt of 1857 - 2 Class 5 Worksheet SST

Q5: Short Answer Questions

(i) Why did the Indian soldiers (sepoy) of the British army revolt in 1857?

(ii) Who was Bahadur Shah II, and what was his role in the Revolt of 1857?

(iii) Explain the significance of Rani Lakshmibai in the Revolt of 1857.

(iv) What was the Doctrine of Lapse, and how did it contribute to the uprising?

(v) Why is the Revolt of 1857 considered a turning point in India's struggle for independence?

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