Quiz On Mangal Pandey

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On the birth anniversary of Mangal Pandey take our quiz on this freedom fighter who played a key role in the uprising of 1857 and stand a chance to win cool MiD DAY goodies


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  • 1. 
    • The birthplace of Mangal Pandey is
    • A. 

      Bihar

    • B. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C. 

      Chhattisgarh

  • 2. 
    • He belonged to which Infantry of the East India Company?
    • A. 

      Bengal Native Infantry

    • B. 

      Ramgarh Light Infantry

    • C. 

      Assam Light Infantry

  • 3. 
    Which animal's fat used in the cartridges triggered Mangal Pandey's anger towards the British?
    • A. 

      Pig

    • B. 

      Cow

    • C. 

      Both

  • 4. 
    • The Indian government commemorated him by issuing a
    • A. 

      Postal stamp

    • B. 

      Government seal

    • C. 

      Currency coin

  • 5. 
    What was the date of Mangal Pandey’s execution?
    • A. 

      8 April

    • B. 

      15 August

    • C. 

      1 May

  • 6. 
    The 1857 mutiny started in which town of India?
    • A. 

      Meerut

    • B. 

      Ramgarh

    • C. 

      Lucknow

  • 7. 
    The 1857 rebellion is also known as
    • A. 

      India's first war of Independence

    • B. 

      Sepoy Mutiny

    • C. 

      Both

  • 8. 
    Who was the Governer-General of India during the 1857 rebellion?
    • A. 

      Lord Dalhousie

    • B. 

      Warren Hastings

    • C. 

      Charles Canning

  • 9. 
    The 1857 mutiny ended in which year?
    • A. 

      1860

    • B. 

      1859

    • C. 

      1865

  • 10. 
    Who made the movie on the life of Mangal Pandey?
    • A. 

      Shekhar Kapur

    • B. 

      Ketan Mehta

    • C. 

      Ashutosh Gowarikar