i. In 1850, a new law was passed to make conversion to Christianity easier.
ii. The revolt of 1857 started from Meerut.
iii. Bahadur Shah Zafar died in the Rangoon jail in November 1862.
iv. The British had regained control of the country by the end of 1859.
v. Laws were passed to stop the practice of sati and to encourage the remarriage of widows.
vi. Tantia Tope fought a guerrilla war against British with the support of many tribal and peasant leaders.
vii. Tantia Tope was the general of Nana Saheb.
i. In the countryside peasants and zamindars resented the high taxes and the rigid methods of revenue collection. True
ii. Nana Saheb, the adopted son of the late Peshwa Baji Rao, gathered armed forces and expelled the British garrison from the city. True
iii. Sitaram Pande served the English for 8 years and retired in 1860. False
iv. Ahmadullah Shah came to Lucknow to fight the British. True
v. Hong Xiuquan was the follower of Christianity. True
vi. Zinat Mahal was the wife of Nana Saheb. False
Ans. Peshwa Baji Rao II
Ans. Nana Saheb
Ans. Begum Hazrat Mahal
Ans. Bahadur Shah Zafar
Ans. Norgate translated it into English.
Ans. Birjis Qadr was the son of the Nawab Wajid Ali Shah.
Ans. In 1801, a subsidiary alliance was imposed on Awadh, and in 1856 it was taken over.
Ans. The book Majha Pravaas was written by Vishnubhatt Godse, a Brahman from a village in Maharashtra.
Ans. On 29 March 1857, a young soldier, Mangal Pandey, was hanged to death for attacking his officers in Barrackpore.
Ans. The name of the Mughal king was removed from the coins minted by the Company.
Ans. The rumour spread that the new cartridges were greased with the fat of cows and pigs.
Ans. Bakht Khan, a soldier from Bareilly, took charge of a large force of fighters who came to Delhi.
Ans. When soldiers as a group disobey their officers in the army then it is called mutiny.
Ans. The Governor-General of India was given the title of Viceroy, that is, a personal representative of the Crown.
Ans. Ahmadullah Shah, a maulvi from Faizabad, prophesied that the rule of the British would come to an end soon.
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