Important MCQs for History Competitive Exams Part 44

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Q. When was the new Enfield rifle with greased cartridges introduced in the British Indian Army?

(a) November 1806

(b) December 1856

(c) January 1857

(d) February 1857

Answer: C

Q. Which of the following statements about Manga Pandey are incorrect?

(I) He was a spy in the 19th Native In gantry stationed at Berhampur.

(II) In March 1857, he single handedly revolted and killed two English officers

(III) He made a futile attempt to commit suicide when he realized the hopelessness of the situation.

(IV) He was executed by the British.

Choose the answer from the codes below:

(a) I & II

(b) II & III

(c) I & IV

(d) I & III

Answer: A

Q. Where did the 1857 Revolt begin?

(a) Nausea

(b) Delhi

(c) Meerut

(d) Kanpur

Answer: C

Q. Consider List I and list II:

Table Show of King/Queen and It’S Kingdom
Table show of king/queen and it’s kingdom

List I

List II

1. Nana Sahib


2. Hazard Mahlab


3. Rani Lakshmibai


4. Khan Bahadur Khan


5. Kumar Singh


Which of the above are correctly matched?

Choose the answer from the codes below:

(a) All of them

(b) 1, 2 & 3

(c) 2, 3 & 4

(d) 3, 4 & 5

Answer: B

Q. Match list I wish list II and select the answer using the codes given below the lists:

Table of Show the King/Queen and They Are How to Died
Table of show the king/queen and they are how to died

List I

List II

A. Kumar Singh

1. Died fighting the British at Gwalior

B. Nana Sahib

2. Died in his ancestral home due to injuries

C. Baht Khan

3. Murdered by Raja of pain

D. Malaki Ahmadullah

4. Escaped to Nepal

E. Rani Lakshmibai

5. Died fighting the British in Awadhi


(a) A-4, B-5, C-1, D-3, E-2

(b) A-1, B-3, C-4, D-2, E-5

(c) A-2, B-4, C-5, D-3, E-1

(d) A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1, E-5

Answer: C

Q. Where did the rebels of 1857 Revolt massacre a large number of Englishmen and women after promising them safe conduct?

(a) Lucknow

(b) Kanpur

(c) Delhi

(d) Allahabad

Answer: B

Q. Who was the famous Urdu poet who witnessed the massacre of male civilians of Delhi by the British soldiers?

(a) Iraq Gorakhpur

(b) Josh Malihabadi

(c) Mira Hali

(d) Mir Babar Ali Anise

Answer: C