GK Questions (Static GK GS): 25 Questions and Answers from History

First published on: 2019-12-08 History

Q. 1: Who explicitly refused to use the cartridge, rumored to be greased with fats of pigs and cows?

Answer: Mangal Pandey

Q. 2: When did Mangal Pandey refuse to use the cartridge rumored to be greased with fats of pigs and cows?

Answer: March 29, 1857

Q. 3: Mangal Pandey was a soldier of which barrack?

Answer: Barrackpore

Q. 4: When was Mangal Pandey hanged?

Answer: 8 April, 1857

Q. 5: The mutiny of 1857 is believed to have started from which date?

Answer: 10 May, 1857

Q. 6: From which place did the mutiny of 1857 begin?

Answer: Meerut

Q. 7: The soldiers of which regiment of Meerut Cantonment started the mutiny of 1857?

Answer: 3rd Light Cavalry (11th and 20th Native Infantry)

Q. 8: Who led the mutiny of 1857 in Delhi?

Answer: Bahadur Shah Zafar

Q. 9: Who was the commander in chief of rebel forces in Delhi in the anti-British Mutiny of 1857?

Answer: Bakht Khan

Q. 10: When did the rebellion of 1857 begin in Delhi?

Answer: 10 May, 1857

Q. 11: Who suppressed the rebellion of 1857 in Delhi?

Answer: Nicholson and Hudson

Q. 12: Who led the revolt in Kanpur in 1857?

Answer: Nana Saheb

Q. 13: Who was the commander in chief of the rebel forces in Kanpur in the 157 uprising against the British?

Answer: Tantia Tope

Q. 14: What was Tantia Tope’s real name?

Answer: Ramchandra Panduranga

Q. 15: Who suppressed the mutiny of 1857 in Kanpur?

Answer: Campbell

Q. 16: Who led the revolt of 1857 in Lucknow?

Answer: Begum Hazrat Mahal

Q. 17: From which place did Birjis Qadar belong during the revolt of 1857?

Answer: Lucknow

Q. 18: Who suppressed the revolt of 1857 in Lucknow?

Answer: Sir Colin Campbell

Q. 19: Manikarnika was the real name of which person, associated with the revolt of 1857?

Answer: Lakshmibai

Q. 20: Who led the 1857 revolt in Allahabad (now Prayagraj)?

Answer: Maulvi Liaquat Ali

Q. 21: Who suppressed the revolt of 1857 in Allahabad?

Answer: General Neil

Q. 22: Veer Kunwar Singh belonged to a Zamindar family of which place?

Answer: Jagdispur (Bihar)

Q. 23: Who led the 1857 revolt in Bareilly?

Answer: Khan Badur Khan Rohilla

Q. 24: Who led the 1857 revolt in Faizabad?

Answer: Ahmadullah Shah

Q. 25: Who led the 1857 revolt in Fatehpur?

Answer:Azimullah Khan

Download this note in PDF format. It’s FREE.

Tags: history of india, gk questions, history gk questions, histroy gk questions and answers