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History Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exams

History Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exams_30.1

Q1.  Who is the author of the book ‘The Last Mughal: The fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857’?
 (a)  John Kirkland
 (b)  William Dalrymple
 (c)  Thomas Wilson
 (d)  Simon Digby

Q2.  Kunwar Singh led the revolt of 1857 in____
 (a)  Punjab
 (b)  Bengal
 (c)  Bihar
 (d)  Maharashtra

Q3.  The Revolt of 1857 was witnessed by the poet____
 (a)  Mir Tapi Mir
 (b)  Zauq
 (c)  Ghalib
 (d)  Iqbal

Q4.  Who of the following was the bitterest enemy of the British during the Revolt of 1857?
 (a)  Maulavi Ahmdullah Shah
 (b)  Maulavi Imadulah
 (c)  Maulana Fazi-i-Haq Khairabadi
 (d)  Nawab Liaquat Ali

Q5. Which one of the following commissions is associated with the Army Re-organisation after the suppression of the Revolt of 1857?
 (a)  Public Service Commission
 (b)  Peal Commission
 (c)  Hunter Commission
 (d)  Simon Commission

Q6. The administrative consequence of the Revolt of 1857 was transfer of power from___
(a) East India Company to the British Crown
(b) British Crown to the East India Company
(c) East India Company to the Governor General
(d) British Crown to the Board of Directors

Q7. Mangal Pandey fired the first shot of the Revolt of 1857 at____
 (a)  Barrackpore
 (b)  Meerut
 (c)  Kanpur
 (d)  Jhansi

Q8. Who, among the following, was NOT associated with the Revolt of 1857?
 (a)  Maharaja Ranjit Singh
 (b)  Nana Sahib
 (c)  Begum Hazrat Mahal
 (d)  Khan Bahadur

Q9. One of the India’s first freedom fighters against British is____
 (a)  Mahatma Gandhi
 (b)  Kittur Rani Chennamma
 (c)  Rani Laxmi Bai
 (d)  None of these

Q10.  During India’s freedom struggle, the Sepoy Mutiny started from which one of the following places?
 (a)  Agra
 (b)  Gwalior
 (c)  Jhansi
 (d)  Meerut