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MCQ on 1857 Revolt Leaders for UPSC Students

At the time of the 1857 Revolt, who was the British Commanding officer at Barrackpore?

(a) Henry Lawrence

(b) Colonel Finnis

(c) Richard Hearsey

(d) Sir Hugh Wheeler

Option c – Richard Hearsey

The First War of Independence started from

(a) Lucknow

(b) Jhansi

(c) Meerut

(d) Kanpur

Option c – Meerut

Which of the following is not associated with the UNO?



(C) Security Council


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Which of the following was not a reason for making the sepoys of the East India Company rebellious?

(a) The efforts of the officers of the Company to spread Christianity

(b) The order to the sepoys to travel on ships.

(c) The stoppage of Bhatta.

(d) The inefficiency of the officers.

Option c – The stoppage of Bhatta.

To whom the rebel soldiers from Meerut declared the ‘Emperor of India’, after sieging Delhi, on 12th May 1857?

(a) Shah Alam II

(b) Bahadurshah Zafar’

(c) Bakht Khan

(d) Akbar Il

Option b – Bahadurshah Zafar’

The International Court of Justice is located at?

(A) Geneva

(B) Hague

(C) Amsterdam

(D) Vienna

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Who among the following was believed to be a leader of the Sanyasis and Fakirs conspiring against the British in 1857?

(a) Mangal Pandey

(b) Bahadur Shah II

(c) Queen Zeenat Mahal

(d) Nana Saheb

Option b – Bahadur Shah II

Who among the following died in exile?

(a) Rani Lakshmibai

(b) Bahadur Shah Zafar

(c) Tatya Tope

(d) Nana Saheb

Option b – Bahadur Shah Zafar

Who among the following was bestowed with the title of Saheb-e Alam Bahadur by Bahadur Shah during the uprising of 1857?

(a) Azimullkah

(b) Birjis Qadr

(c) Bakht Khan

(d) Hasan Khan

Option c – Bakht Khan

In which division of the British Indian Army Pandey was inducted as a soldier?

(a) 34th Bengal Native Infantry

(b) 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles

(c) Madras Light Cavalry

(d) None of the above

Option a – 34th Bengal Native Infantry

The largest number of soldiers who participated in the struggle of 1857 came from

(a) Bengal

(b) Awadh

(c) Bihar

(d) Rajasthan

Option b – Awadh

With which uprising is Mangal Pandey associated?

(a) Barrackpore

(b) Meerut

(c) Delhi

(d) None of these

Option a – Barrackpore

Whose death is unknown in the 1857 revolt?

(a) Tatya Tope

(b) Nana Saheb

(c) Rani Jhansi

(d) Bahadur Shah ‘Zafar’

Option b – Nana Saheb

Who was the Commander in Chief of Nana Saheb?

(a) Azimullah

(b) Birjis Qadr

(c) Tatya Tope

(d) Nane of these

Option c – Tatya Tope

The real name of which of the following Leader of 1857 was Ramachandra Pandurang?

(a) Kunwar Singh

(b) Tatya Tope

(c) Nana Sahab

(d) Mangal Pandey

Option b – Tatya Tope

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?

(a) Nana Saheb

(b) Kunwar Singh

(c) Khan Bahadur Khan

(d) Tatya Tope

Option d – Tatya Tope

Who administered the following mass oath with sacred Jamuna water in their folded palms “We shall not give up kalpi, As long as we live! with our own hands, we shall not our”?

(a) Bahadur Shah Zafar

(b) Tatya Tope

(c) Mangal Pandey

(d) Rani Lakshmibai

Option b – Tatya Tope

Consider the following statements about the Revolt of 1857. I. The infamous massacre related to Nana Saheb took place at Bibigarh, Kanpur. II. VD Savarkar was the first person to opine the Revolt of 1857 was the first ‘Indian War of Independence’. III. Nana’s troops were responsible for the massacre at Kanpur. IV. The revolt came to an end with the capture of Tatya Tope. Which of the statements given above is correct?

(a) I and II

(b) III and IV

(c) II, III, and IV

(d) All of these

Option d – All of these

Consider the following statements. I. Tatya Tope was Commander-in-Chief of the army of Nana Saheb. II. He organized the Bhils of the Panchmalal region against the British. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only I

(b) Only II

(c) Both I and II

(d) Neither I nor II

Option c – Both I and II

Who was the leader of the revolutionaries in Bihar during the Revolt of 1857?

(a) Namdar Khan

(b) Babu Kunwar Singh

(c) Birsa Munda

(d) Shankar Shah

Option b – Babu Kunwar Singh

Who led the 1857 revolt in Bihar?

(a) Babu Kunwar Singh

(b) Hare Krishna Singh

(c) Kunwar Singh

(d) Raja Shahzada Singh

Option c – Kunwar Singh

Babu Kunwar Singh who took part as a great leader in the revolt of 1857 was

(a) Zamindar of Gorakhpur

(b) Zamindar of Jagdishpur

(c) Zamindar of Rohilkhand

(d) Zamindar of Raipur

Option b – Zamindar of Jagdishpur

Kunwar Singh and Maulavi Ahmadullah Shah led the revolt of 1857 at

(a) Arrah and Faizabad

(b) Lucknow and Meerut

(c) Arrah and Meerut

(d) Arrah and Lucknow

Option a – Arrah and Faizabad

Who was the leader of the 1857 struggle for freedom in Lucknow?

(a) Zeenat Mahal

(b) Nana Saheb

(c) Hazrat Mahal

(d) Tatya Tope

Option c – Hazrat Mahal

The revolutionary woman who led the revolution of 1857 in Awadh was

(a) Lakshmibai

(b) Ahil Jabaj

(c) Aruna Asaf Ali

(d) Begum Hazrat Mahal

Option d – Begum Hazrat Mahal

Who among the following led the sepoys at Kanpur in the 1857 uprising?

(a) Tatya Tope

(b) Rani Lakshmibai

(c) Nana Saheb

(d) Kunwar Singh

Option c – Nana Saheb

Azimullah Khan was an advisor of

(a) Nana Saheb

(b) Tatya Tope

(c) Rani Lakshmi bai

(d) Kunwar Singh

Option a – Nana Saheb

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