The Revolution of 1857 MCQ Set-4

61. Consider the following.

Assertion(A): The first war of Independence in 1857 failed to secure freedom from the British Government
Reason(R): The leadership of Bahadur Shah Zafar did not have popular support and most of the Indian rulers of important States shied away from the struggle.

Select the correct answer from the code given below.
Code
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer (A) Both(A) and(R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

[39th BPSC (Pre) 1994]

62. Which of the following groups did not participate in the revolt of 1857?

1. Agricultural Labour
2. Sahukar
3. Farmers
4. Landlords

Select your answer of the following code.
Code
(A) Only 1
(B) Only 1 and 2
(C) Only 2
(D) 2 and 4

Answer (D) 2 and 4

[40th BPSC (Pre) 1995]

63. Which part of Bihar was unaffected with the Revolt of 1857?

1. Danapur
2. Patna
3. Ara
4. Muzaffarpur
5. Munger

Choose the correct answer from code given below.
Code
(A) Only 4 and 5
(B) Only 5
(C) Only 4
(D) 3, 4 and 5

Answer (B) Only 5

[41st BPSC (Pre) 1996]

64. Which among the following British officers lost their lives at Lucknow?

1. General John Nicholson
2. General Neil
3. Major Havlock
4. Sir Henry Lawrence

Select the correct answer from the code given below.
Code
(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 1, 3 and 4
(C) 2, 3 and 4
(D) All of these

Answer (C) 2, 3 and 4

[UPPCS (Pre) 2008]

65. What was/were the object/objects of Queen Victoria’s Proclamation (1958)?

1. To disclaim any intention to annex the Indian States
2. To place the Indian administration under the British Crown
3. To regulate East India Company’s trade with India

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
Code
(A) Only 1 and 2
(B) Only 2
(C) Only 1 and 3
(D) 1, 2 and 3

Answer (A) Only 1 and 2

[IAS (Pre) 2014]