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Daily Lecture Series Spectrum's A brief history of unacadeny By Aartee Mishra Modern India MCQ Part 1 Hindi
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Which external events influenced the revolt of 1857? A) First Afghan war B) Punjab wars C) Crimean wars D) Santhal rebellion i) A only ii) A and B ii) A, B and C iv) All of the above
ANSWER: iv) All of the above All the wars took place during the same time and hence had a lot of affect on Indian mindset First Afghan war (1838-42)- Fought between British imperial India and the Emirate of Afghanistan from 1839 to 1842 Punjab wars (1845-49)- Fought between the Sikh Empire and the East India Company between 1845 and 1846. It resulted in partial subjugation of the Sikh kingdom Crimean wars (1854- 56)- The Crimean War was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which the Russian Empire lost to an alliance of the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia Santhal rebellion (1855- 57) It was a native rebellion in present-day Jharkhand, in eastern India against both the British colonial authority and zamindari system by the Santhal people
Which among the following was not an economic cause of the revolt of 1857? A) Heavy taxation B) But down on major patronage for artisans and handicrafts C) increasing availability of market for Indian cotton. D) increased pressure on agricultural land
ANSWER: C) Increasing availability of market for Indian cotton. Because Indian cottons were banned from the European markets.
What were the socio- religious causes during this period that caused unrest among people? A) Activities of Christian missionaries B) Attempts to bring social reforms C) Taxation of mosques and temple lands D) Racial superiority complex of Britishers i) A, B and C ii) All of the above ii) Only C iv) C and D
ANSWER: ii) All of the above All the causes were responsible for increasing unrest among the people.
Why were the sepoys discontent? A) They had to cross seas to serve B) Lesser emoluments compared to the British counterpart C) Racial discrimination D) They were allowed to wear sectarian marks, and hence religions were supported in the army i) All of the above ii) A, B and C ii) Only D iv) C and D
ANSWER: ii) A, B and C They weren't allowed to wear the sectarian and caste marks.