What Do You Know About Mangal Pandey

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What Do You Know About Mangal Pandey

Mangal Pandey was an Indian soldiers who fought for the British forces. He is known to have been the godfather of the rebellion against the British in India, notably in 1857. Although he died because of his convictions he has been honored by his country for his role in the fight to make India independent. How well do you this Indian icon? Take our quiz and find out.


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  • 1. 
    When was he born?
    • A. 

      July 19, 1821

    • B. 

      July 9, 1827

    • C. 

      July 19, 1827

    • D. 

      May 19, 1827

  • 2. 
    To what cast did he belong to?
    • A. 

      Dalit

    • B. 

      Bunt

    • C. 

      Ahir

    • D. 

      Brahmin

  • 3. 
    In what year did he join the Bengal Army?
    • A. 

      In 1849

    • B. 

      In 1847

    • C. 

      In 1851

    • D. 

      In 1845

  • 4. 
    What is he best known for?
    • A. 

      To be an Indian philosopher

    • B. 

      To be an Indian Independence fighter

    • C. 

      To be an Indian teacher

    • D. 

      To be an Indian Independence theorist

  • 5. 
    Where was he born?
    • A. 

      In New Delhi

    • B. 

      In Cashmere

    • C. 

      In Nagwa

    • D. 

      In Bnagalore

  • 6. 
    When did the Indian government issue a postage stamp to commemorate him?
    • A. 

      In 1984

    • B. 

      In 1982

    • C. 

      In 1983

    • D. 

      In 1980

  • 7. 
    When did he decide to rebel against his English superiors?
    • A. 

      19 July 1859

    • B. 

      19 July 1855

    • C. 

      19 July 1857

    • D. 

      19 July 1852

  • 8. 
    How old was he when he died?
    • A. 

      29

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      22

  • 9. 
    How did he die?
    • A. 

      Suicide

    • B. 

      He was shot

    • C. 

      He was hanged

    • D. 

      He was beheaded

  • 10. 
    What motivated Mengal Pandey to revolt?
    • A. 

      Bhang and Opium

    • B. 

      The mistreatment of Indians by the British

    • C. 

      The exploitation of Indians by the British

    • D. 

      The impoverishment of the Indians by the British