The Revolt of 1857 was a major uprising in India against the rule of the British East India Company. It began in May 1857 and lasted for two years. The rebellion was eventually crushed by the British, but it marked a turning point in the history of British rule in India.

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Q. Who led the rebellion of 1857 in Faizabad?

 ◉ GB Mallson

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 ◉ George Bruce Mallson

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 ◉ Thomas Seatan

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 ◉ Ahmadullah has

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Q. Who accepted that the Revolt of 1857 was a national revolt?

 ◉ David Lloyd George

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 ◉ disraeli

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 ◉ William Ewart Gladstone

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 ◉ robert peel

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Q. Which leader of the Revolt of 1857 was named 'Dhondu Pant'?

 ◉ grandfather's

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 ◉ Babu Kunwar Singh

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 ◉ Tatya Tope

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 ◉ Rao Tularam

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Q. Why did the women of the royal family unite with the men during the revolt of the revolution of 1857?

 ◉ To fulfill the dream of independent India

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 ◉ To fight the British

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 ◉ To establish school

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 ◉ To set up a hospital

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Q. Which slogan was given by Mangal Pandey during the 1857 revolution?

 ◉ Leave the British India

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 ◉ do or die

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 ◉ Kill Firangi

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 ◉ Jai jawan jai kisan

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Q. Who was the Governor General of India after the mutiny of 1857?

 ◉ Louis Mountbatten

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 ◉ Lord Curzon

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 ◉ Warren hastings

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 ◉ lord canning

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

 ◉ Doctor Shankar Dayal Sharma

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 ◉ Mangal Pandey

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 ◉ Mahatma Gandhi

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 ◉ b.d. savarkar

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Q. The mutiny of 1857 was unsuccessful because-

 ◉ The British had the best facility of communication

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 ◉ The British had properly operated his army

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 ◉ Mangal Pandey started a hurry in a hurry

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 ◉ Neither there was national feeling behind it nor there was any national leader above

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Q. Who led the Revolt of 1857 from Lucknow?

 ◉ Rani Lakshmi Bai

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 ◉ Mangal Pandey

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 ◉ Tatya Tope

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 ◉ Begum Hazrat Mahal

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

 ◉ Lord Mountbatten

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 ◉ Lord churchill

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 ◉ Lord Irwin

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 ◉ lord canning

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Q. Where did Swami Dayanand Saraswati establish the first Arya Samaj in 1857?

 ◉ in Bombay

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 ◉ In Chennai

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 ◉ In Bengal

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 ◉ In Sarnath

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Q. Who, while analyzing the causes of the Revolt of 1857, advocated reconciliation between the British and the Muslims?

 ◉ Syed Ahmed Khan

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 ◉ Syed Ahmed Barelvi

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 ◉ Abul Kalam Azad

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 ◉ Titumir

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

 ◉ Awadh

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 ◉ Aligarh

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 ◉ Ujjain

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 ◉ Lucknow

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

 ◉ Allahabad

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 ◉ Lucknow

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 ◉ Kanpur

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 ◉ Bahadurgarh

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Q. Who started the Revolt of 1857?

 ◉ Begum Hazrat Mahal

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 ◉ the soldiers

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 ◉ Rani Laxmibai

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 ◉ Mangal Pandey

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