Quiz LibraryThis Type of Bullet Caused an Entire Uprising!
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Concepts covered:Sepoy Mutiny, 1857-1858, British colonial rule, controversial cartridges, brutal reprisals
The Sepoy Mutiny of 1857-1858 in India, also known as the First War of Independence, was a significant uprising against British colonial rule, triggered by the introduction of controversial cartridges greased with cow or pig fat, leading to widespread rebellion and brutal reprisals by the British forces.
Table of Contents1.British East India Company's Role in First War of Independence2.Rebellion in Delhi, Kanpur, and Lucknow3.The Violent Suppression of Mutineers in India
British East India Company's Role in First War of Independence
Concepts covered:British East India Company, First War of Independence, local armies, cultural tensions, religious tensions
The chapter discusses the British East India Company's expansion in India, its use of local armies, and the events leading to the First War of Independence in 1857 triggered by cultural and religious tensions.
Question 1
What sparked the revolt in 1857?
Question 2
What led to resentment towards British officers?
Question 3
What was a major consequence of company policies?
Rebellion in Delhi, Kanpur, and Lucknow
Concepts covered:Rebellion, Delhi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny
The chapter details the rebellion in Delhi, Kanpur, and Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny of 1857, highlighting the strategic importance of these cities and the intense battles that ensued between the mutineers and the British forces.
Question 4
What was the impact on Delhi's residents post-recapture?
Question 5
How did the British breach Delhi's defenses?
Question 6
Why was Delhi strategically important in 1857?
The Violent Suppression of Mutineers in India
Concepts covered:Indian Rebellion of 1857, mutineers, cannons, East India Company, British control
During the Indian Rebellion of 1857, mutineers faced brutal executions, such as being blown from cannons, reflecting both extreme violence and local religious beliefs. The uprising, marked by sieges and battles, ultimately led to the downfall of the East India Company and the transfer of control to the British state.
Question 7
What was a long-term effect of the uprising?
Question 8
What was the British response to the Jhansi siege?
Question 9
What change occurred in British governance post-uprising?

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