MCQ Questions for Class 12 History: Ch 11 Rebels and the Raj

MCQ Questions for Class 12 History: Ch 11 Rebels and the Raj

1. Awadh was finally brought under the control of the British in
(a) November 1857
(b) January 1858
(c) November 1858
(d) March 1858
► (d) March 1858

2. Awadh was one of the few Indian kingdoms that was not annexed by the British by the
(a) 1830s.
(b) 1840s.
(c) 1850s.
(d) 1860s.
► (c) 1850s.

3. Apart from ishtahars, the 1857 rebels spread their views through:
(a) newspapers
(b) letters
(c) proclamations
(d) speeches
► (c) proclamations

4. Villages whose headmen and cultivators were mobilised against the British rule by Shah Mal were
(a) Chaurasee Des.
(b) 24 parganas.
(c) Faizabad.
(d) Meerut.
► (a) Chaurasee Des.

5. Lakshmi Bai, the queen of Jhansi who fought against the British, passed away in the year
(a) 1857.
(b) 1855.
(c) 1858.
(d) 1856.
► (c) 1858.

6. The uprising in 1857 in Lucknow was led by:
(a) Nawab Wajid Ali Shah
(b) Birjis Qadr
(c) Begum Hazrat Mahal
(d) Lakshmi Bai
► (c) Begum Hazrat Mahal

7. The city of Delhi was finally captured by the English in
(a) June 1857.
(b) July 1857.
(c) August 1857.
(d) September 1857.
► (d) September 1857.

8. The artist of the painting “Relief of Lucknow” was:
(a) Thomas Jones Barker
(b) Henry Lawrance
(c) Henry Havelock
(d) Joseph Noel
► (a) Thomas Jones Barker

9. Delhi was finally captured by the British in
(a) June 1857
(b) July 1857
(c) August 1857
(d) September 1857
► (d) September 1857

10. Subsidiary Alliance was imposed on Awadh in
(a) 1799
(b) 1801
(c) 1807
(d) 1808
► (b) 1801

11. Which Governor-General introduced the Subsidiary Alliance?
(a) Lord Lytton
(b) Lord Cornwalis
(c) Lord Wellesley
(d) Lord William Bentinck
► (c) Lord Wellesley

12. Which English lady defended herself bravely against the Indian rebels in Kanpur?
(a) Miss Wheeler
(b) Miss Julliett
(c) Miss Emma
(d) Miss Olivia
► (a) Miss Wheeler

13. Who was the last Nawab of Awadh?
(a) Muhammad Ali Shah
(b) Muhammad Muqim
(c) Birjis Qadr
(d) Wajid Ali Shah
► (d) Wajid Ali Shah

14. When the government passed the Hindu property law under which even after converting to Christianity one could inherit one's ancestral property.?
(a) 1848
(b) 1849
(c) 1850
(d) 1851
► (c) 1850
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