1857 Indian Uprising and British Crown Rule Quiz

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What event marked the end of the East India Company’s rule in India?

The great uprising of 1857

Who announced the direct rule of the British Crown in India?

Lord Canning

What administrative change replaced the Governor General’s office?

The office of the Viceroy

What was abolished as a result of the change in administration?

The Doctrine of Lapse

Who took over the Indian administration after the end of the East India Company’s rule?

Queen Victoria

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End of East India Company's Rule in India

  • The Indian Rebellion of 1857, also known as the Sepoy Mutiny, marked the end of the East India Company's rule in India.
  • On November 1, 1858, Queen Victoria announced the direct rule of the British Crown in India through a proclamation.

Administrative Changes

  • The Governor General's office was replaced by the Viceroy of India, a new administrative position.
  • The East India Company's rule was abolished as a result of the change in administration.

Transfer of Power

  • The British Crown took over the Indian administration after the end of the East India Company's rule.

Test your knowledge of Indian history with this quiz about the 1857 uprising and the end of the East India Company's rule. Learn about the transition to direct British Crown rule and the key events that shaped modern India.

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