The Indian Rebellion of 1857, also known as the Sepoy Mutiny, was a major uprising against British rule in India. It began in Meerut in May 1857 and spread to other parts of the country, including Delhi, Lucknow, and Kanpur. The rebellion was eventually suppressed by the British, but it marked a turning point in British rule in India.

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Q. From which city did Begum Hazrat Mahal lead the Revolt of 1857?

 ◉ Awadh

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 ◉ Lucknow

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 ◉ Aligarh

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 ◉ Ujjain

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Q. Who was the Governor General of India during the Revolt of 1857?

 ◉ Lord Dalhousie

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 ◉ Lord Harding

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 ◉ Lord Litton

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 ◉ lord canning

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Q. Who has been elected first democratic president of Egypt after a popular uprising?

 ◉ Raja Parvez

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 ◉ Riad Hijab

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 ◉ Mohamed Morsi

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 ◉ Ahmed Shafiq 

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Q. Where was the trial of war criminals of World War II held?

 ◉ Patsburg

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 ◉ nuremberg

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 ◉ Petersburg

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 ◉ Getisburg

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Q. Which practice came to an end as a result of the American Civil War?

 ◉ Practice of apartheid

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 ◉ Zamindari system

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 ◉ slavery

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 ◉ tradition of Sati

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Q. Who called the Revolt of 1857 as the First Indian War of Independence?

 ◉ b.d. savarkar

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 ◉ Mangal Pandey

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 ◉ Mahatma Gandhi

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 ◉ Doctor Shankar Dayal Sharma

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Q. The Revolt of 1857 was largely successful because-

 ◉ Due to lack of planning and leadership from India

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 ◉ The British had more than the soldiers

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 ◉ The British's pre -program was advanced

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. Where did Bindusagar send Ashoka to crush the rebellion?

 ◉ Takshshila

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 ◉ Dharanagari

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 ◉ Malwa

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 ◉ Tanjavur

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Q. Who led the Revolt of 1857 from Lucknow?

 ◉ Begum Hazrat Mahal

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 ◉ Mangal Pandey

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 ◉ Rani Lakshmi Bai

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 ◉ Tatya Tope

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Q. What was the result of the rebellion of 1911 AD in China?

 ◉ establishment of a republic

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 ◉ People get the right to equality

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 ◉ People get employment opportunities

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. From where was Nana Saheb rebelling in the Revolt of 1857?

 ◉ Allahabad

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 ◉ Kanpur

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 ◉ Bahadurgarh

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 ◉ Lucknow

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Q. Under which national emergency was declared by the President of India due to external aggression or armed rebellion in India?

 ◉ Article-351

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 ◉ Article 350

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 ◉ Article-355

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 ◉ Article-352

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Q. In 1946, at which place did the open revolt by the Navy against the British rule in India take place?

 ◉ Delhi

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 ◉ Kolkata

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 ◉ Bombay

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 ◉ Maharashtra

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Q. Who was the first wife of ruler Wajid Ali Shah who rebelled against the British East India Company in India's first war of independence in 1857?

 ◉ Madam Bhikaji Cama

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 ◉ Vijay Lakshmi Pandit

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 ◉ Rani Lakshmi Bai

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 ◉ Begum Hazrat Mahal

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Q. Because of whom the Revolt of 1857 was started?

 ◉ gun

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 ◉ Sword

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 ◉ Hattens people

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 ◉ knife

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