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4B) Modern Indian History – The Revolt of 1857 (Prelims PYQs)

2010-1995 Prelims PYQs

1] Who was the Governor General of India during the Sepoy Mutiny? [2006]
a) Lord Canning
b) Lord Dalhousie
c) Lord Hardinge 
d) Lord Lytton

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Ans: a) Lord Canning

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2] With reference to the revolt of the year 1857, who of the following was betrayed by a friend captured and put to death by the British? [2006]
a) Nana Sahib
b) Kunwar Singh
c) Khan Bahadur Khan
d) Tantia Tope

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Ans: d) Tantia Tope

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3] Which one of the following places did Kunwar Singh, a prominent leader of the Revolt of 1857 belong to? [2005]
a) Bihar              b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Rajasthan       d) Uttar Pradesh

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Ans: a) Bihar

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4] Which one of the following territories was not affected by the Revolt of 1857? [2005]
a) Jhansi                            b) Chittor
c) Jagdishpur                    d) Lucknow

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Ans: b) Chittor

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5] “In this instance we could not play off the Mohammedans against the Hindus”. To which one of the following events did this remark of Aitchison relate? [2000]
a) Revolt of 1857
b) Champaran Satyagraha (1917)
c) Khilafat and Non Cooperation Movement (1919 22)
d) August Movement of 1942

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Ans: a) Revolt of 1857

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6] The educated middle class in India: [1998]
a) Opposed the revolt of 1857
b) Supported the revolt of 1857
c) Remained neutral to the revolt of 1857
d) Fought against native rulers

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Ans: c) Remained neutral to the revolt of 1857

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mamta verma

Thank u so much ,really helpful