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General Knowledge Quiz: 1857 Rebellion

All important General knowledge Quiz questions about First War of Indian Independence (Indian Rebellion of 1857 or Sepoy Mutiny)

** Sepoy Mutiny was started at which date?
Answer: 1857 may 10

* 1. Who was the first martyr of revolt of 1857?
Answer: Mangal Pandey

* 2. Who was the Sargent shot dead by Mangal Pandey ?
Answer: Major Hudson

3. Who gave the name "First War of Indian Independence" to rebellion of 1857 ?
Answer: V.D Savarkar  (VD Savarkar airport is situated in Portblair)

4. Who wrote the book "Indian War of Independence" ?
Answer: V.D. Savarkar

* 5. Which British historian described the revolt of 1857 as Sepoy Mutiny ?
Answer: John Lawrence, Earl Stanley

6. What is the real name of Jhansi Rani Lakshmi Bai ?
Answer: Manikarnika

* 7. Who was the commander captured Jhansi ?
Answer: Hugh Rose

8. Who became the King of Delhi after Indian Rebellion of 1857 ?
Answer: Bahadur Shah II (the last Mughal emperor, exiled in Rangoon)

9. Who called 1857 Revolt as "neither first nor national war of Independence" ?
 Answer: R.C Majumdar

* 10. Who wrote the book 'Great rebellion' ?
Answer: Ashok Meta

Place and the leaders of Rebellion

* Barakpore  =>>  Mangal Pandey

Delhi  =>>  Bahadur Shah II , Bhakth Khan

Kanpur  =>> Nana Sahib

Lucknow  =>>  Begum Hazrat Mahal

Gwalior  =>>  Tantya Tope

 Jhansi  =>>   Rani Lakshmi Bai

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  7. "Robin" Nickname of Which Bengal freedom fighter

  8. Who adopted guerilla warfare in 1857 revolt?
    Thantia Tope.

  9. Brain behind Revolt of 1857?
    Nana saheb

  10. which day is celebrated as the independence day in Pakistan?
    Answer: August 14

  11. who termed the revolt of 1857 as revolution ?


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