Himachal GK MCQs (Revolt of 1857)

By | July 6, 2017

1.Which of the following was the only Hill Raja who did not provided military and financial help to the British Government during the revolt of 1857 A.D.?

  • Raja of Kehlur
  • Raja of Bushahar
  • Raja of Sirmaur
  • Raja of Mandi

2.In 1857 A.D. the Deputy Commissioner of Shimla wanted to take action against Bushahar State but the Chief Commissioner stopped him from doing so. Because?

  • Raja of Bushahar was not in a position to control his own army
  • Raja of Bushahar demanded some time to reorganize his State
  • From this step the construction of Hindustan-Tibet road could be negatively affected
  • Bushahar State was a member of Shimla Hill States Confederation

3.The People’s leader “Pratap Singh” who motivated people to rise up against the British during the 1857 revolt, attained martyrdom in which place?

  • Dharamshala
  • Shimla
  • Joginder Nagar
  • Sirmaur

4.During the revolt of 1857 A.D. which Hill State adopted the policy of neutrality (neither helping British, nor rebels)?

  • Rampur Bushahar
  • Nurpur
  • Kangra
  • Jaswan

5.Which of the following Hill State ruler sided with the British during the revolt of 1857 A.D.?

  • Raja Mohan Chand
  • Goverdhan Singh
  • Ram Singh
  • Fateh Prakash

6.Who was the Raja of Kehlur (Modern day Bilaspur) during the revolt of 1857 A.D.?

  • Diwan Chand
  • Jagat Chand
  • Sahib Chand
  • Hira Chand

7.Which Raja of Kullu was awarded the title of “Rai” during the revolt of 1857 A.D.?

  • Thakur Singh
  • Gulab Singh
  • Amar Singh
  • Gyan Singh

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