Indian National Movement [Quiz] – The Revolt 1857 and Tribal Uprisings


Indian National Movement Quiz – The Revolt 1857 and Tribal Uprisings

Daily Quiz – 5
Total Question – 25

1. Which was the first uprising of the Sepoys?

[A] 1757

[B]  1765

[C]  1806

[D] 1824

Correct Answer: [C]  1806

 Notes: Indian Soldiers Mutiny at Vellore (1806)

2. Who was Mangal Pandey?

[A]  A prominent social reformer of the nineteenth century who favoured continuance of British rule in India

[B]  He was the first martyr of the Revolt of 1857, who rebelled and attacked his superior officers

[C]  He was the first Indian sepoy who refused to use the greased cartridges and was expelled from the army

[D] None of above

Correct Answer: [B]  He was the first martyr of the Revolt of 1857, who rebelled and attacked his superior officers

3. The revolt of the Khasis against the British was led by

[A]  Surendra Sai

[B]  Titu Mir

[C]  Birsa Munda

[D] U Tirot Singh

Correct Answer: [D] U Tirot Singh

4. Which one of the following was not a leader of the Santhal revolt?

[A]  Birsa

[B]  Sidhu

[C]  Kanhu

[D] All of above

Correct Answer: [A]  Birsa

5. Who were the main targets of the Santhal uprisings?

[A]  Women

[B]  British Officials

[C]  Money-lenders

[D] Cultivators

Correct Answer: [C]  Money-lenders

6. Which was the most famous and the longest of the rebellions or uprisings which lasted from 1815 to 1832?

[A]  Santhal

[B] Kol Rebellion

[C]  Kutch

[D]  Santhala

Correct Answer: [C]  Kutch

7. Who amongst the following did not die during the Mutiny?
[A]  Rani Laxmi bai

[B]  Kunwar Singh

[C]  Tantia Tope

[D] Begum of Oudh

Correct Answer: [D] Begum of Oudh

 Notes:  Begum Hazrat Mahal was also known as the Begum of Awadh (Oudh)

8. The Kuka Movement was launched in about 1840 in
[A]  Punjab

[B]  South India

[C]  Orissa

[D] Bihar

Correct Answer: [A]  Punjab

9. The Revolt of 1857 was widespread and intense dislike for the foreign rule prevailed among large numbers of Indian people and soldiers. This feeling was later summed up by whom in his book Causes of the Indian Mutiny:

[A]  S.N. Sen

[B]  Saiyid Ahmed Khan

[C]  R. C.  Majumdar

[D] John Lawrence

Correct Answer: [B]  Saiyid Ahmed Khan

10. ‘Daman-i-Koh’ was famous for which revolt?

[A]  Indigo revolt

[B]  Munda

[C]  Santhal

[D] Deccan riots

Correct Answer: [C]  Santhal

11.Who called 1857 revolt as the first war of Indian Independence?
[A]  Dadabhai Naoroji

[B]  V.D. Savarkar

[C]  B.K. Dutta

[D] Gopal Krishna Gokale

Correct Answer: [B]  V.D. Savarkar

12. Who was the leader of revolt of the leader of the revolt of the Mundas in 1899-1900?

[A]  Siddhu

[B]  Buddhu Bhagat

[C]  Birsa Munda

[D] Shambhudan

Correct Answer: [C]  Birsa Munda

13. Moplah Revolt of 1921 took place in

[A]  Kashmir

[B]  Kerala

[B]  Madras

[D] Patna

Correct Answer: [B]  Kerala

14. What was the name of uprising in Bengal and Bihar which lasted from 1795 to 1816?

[A]  Chuar uprising

[B]  Pagal panthi uprising

[C]  Sannyasi rebellion

[D] Santhal uprising

Correct Answer: [A]  Chuar uprising

15. The Sepoy Mutiny broke out on May 10, 1857 at _____.

[A]  Meerut

[B]  Gwalior

[C]  Jhansi

[D] Agra

Correct Answer: [A]  Meerut

16. The immediate cause for the Mutiny was

[A]  Doctrine of Lapse

[B]  The Social Legislation of 1856

[C]  The Episode of the Greased Cartridges

[D] The fear of me Indians that they would be converted to Christianity

Correct Answer: [C]  The Episode of the Greased Cartridges

17. During the first hundred years of the British rule In India, people’s resentment and Opposition to the British policies

[A]  Tribal uprisings

[B]  Peasant uprisings

[C]  Civil uprisings

[D] Both [A] and [B] above

Correct Answer: [D] Both [A] and [B] above

18. The Deccan Riots of 1874-75 in Maharashtra were directed against

[A]  Big landlords

[B]  Moneylenders

[C]  Revenue collectors

[D] British opium planters

Correct Answer: [B]  Moneylenders

19. The main cause of the tribal uprisings of the 19th century was

[A]  The British land settlements and land laws had created tension in the tribal society

[B]  ] Christian Missionary activities in the tribal areas

[C]  The British Forest Laws

[D] New excise regulations and police exactions

Correct Answer: [C]  The British Forest Laws

20. The objective(s) of the Kuka Movement was/were

[A]  To purify Sikh religion of its abuses and superstitions

[B]  The revival of Sikh sovereignty

[C]  Both [A] and [B] above

[D] The revival of the Khalsa

Correct Answer: [C]  Both [A] and [B] above

21. The soldiers of which regiment first refused to use the greased cartridges?
[A]  19th regiment at Barrrackpur

[B]  34th regiment at Barrrackpur

[C]  3rd regiment at Meerut

[D] 20th regiment at Meerut

Correct Answer: [A]  19th regiment at Barrrackpur

22. The famous ‘Ratings Mutiny’ (Revolt of a section of Indian soldiers serving In the Royal Indian Navy) in Bombay in February 1946 was calmed down largely by the efforts of

[A]  Mahatma Gandhi

[B]  C Rajagopalachari

[C]  Jawahar Lal Nehru

[D] Vallabhbhai Patel

Correct Answer: [D] Vallabhbhai Patel

23.The Revolt of 1857 in Awadh and Lucknow was led by
[A]  Wajid Ali Shah

[B]  Begum Hazrat Mahal

[C]  Asaf-ud-daula

[D] Begum Zeenat Mahal

Correct Answer: [B]  Begum Hazrat Mahal

24. The first political association of India founded was the

[A]  Landholders Society of Calcutta

[B]  Indian Association

[C]  British Indian Association

[D] Madras Native Association

Correct Answer: [A]  Landholders Society of Calcutta

25. Which one of the following not correctly matched?

[A]  Bhil uprising >>> 1818-19

[B]  Satara uprising >>> 1814

[C]  Kittur uprising >>> 1824

[D] Gadkari uprising >>> 1844

Correct Answer: [B]  Satara uprising >>> 1814

Notes: Satara uprising – 1841 

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