General Studies MCQs are the basic part of Himachal competitive exams. It is helpful to HPSSSB, and State Banks Exams. It is a series of General knowledge MCQ (including Indian History MCQs, Static gk) also help in the National level examination, Sainik School, NDA, and army exams, etc.
Q1. Which of the following was the first sepoy, who refused to use the greased cartridge and killed an Adjutant?
(A) Shiv Ram
(B) Abdul Rahim
(C) Mangal Pandey
Q2. Which of the following statements describes the nature and character of the revolt of 1857 most accurately ?
(A) It was a feudal revolt planned as a war of national independence
(B) It was a racial struggle for supremacy between the Blacks and the Whites
(C) It was broadly a political movement which aimed at the elimination of foreign rule and return of the old order
(D) It was a pure Sepoy Mutiny with no native leadership and little popular support
Q3. Which of the following was not one of the major political causes of the revolt of 1857?
(A) The withdrawal of the pension of Nana Sahib
(B) Lord Dalhousie’s policy of discriminate annexation and the Doctrine of Lapse
(C) The absence of a sovereign ship of British rule in India
(D) After the defeat of the Sikhs and annexation of Punjab, the properties of the Lahore, Durbar was auctioned and the Kohinoor was sent to England
Q4. Nana Sahib’s commander-in-chief was :
(A) Birjis Qadir
(C) Tantia Tope
(D) none of these
Q5. Which of the following led the 1857 revolt in Delhi?
(A) Bakht Khan
(B) Kunwar Singh
(C) Bahadur Shah Zafar
(D) Khan Bahadur
Q6. “First War of Indian Independence’ who said this for the 3 first time, regarding the revolt of 1857?
(A) V. D. Savarkar
(B) Bipin Chandra
(C) R. C. Majumdar
Q7. Which of the following leaders of 1857 revolt escaped to Nepal never to be heard thereafter?
(A) Kunwar Singh
(B) Tantia Tope
(C) Maulvi Ahmadullah
(D) Nana Sahib
Q8. Which of the following is non-precursor of the 1857 revolt ?
(A) Faraizi revolt
(B) Sanyasi revolt
(D) Santhal rising
Q9. Which of the following is wrongly matched?
(A) Kunwar Singh -Gorakhpur
(B) Lakshman Rao -Jhansi
(C) Birjis Qadr -Lucknow
(D) Khan Bahadur -Barielly
Q10. In which of the year was the first session of the Indian National Congress held in Bombay?