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Charles John Canning Quiz Questions

The Earl Canning.

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1. When was Charles John Canning viceroy of India?
a) 1848-1856
b) 1869-1872
c) 1858-1862
d) 1828-1835

2. When was Charles John Canning born?
a) 1 January 1801
b) 20 May 1810
c) 12 July 1817
d) 14 December 1812

3. Where was Charles John Canning born?
a) Plymouth
b) Dorchester
c) Bristol
d) London

4. When did Charles John Canning come to India as governor general?
a) 1856
b) 1848
c) 1869
d) 1838

5. Where did the Indian soldiers mutiny on 10 May 1857?
a) Paris
b) Meerut
c) Belfast
d) London

6. What was the immediate cause of mutiny on 10 May 1857?
a) Reduction in salary of soldiers
b) Harsh living conditions
c) Cartridges purportedly greased with pork and beef fat
d) Bad food

7. Who was deposed as Mughal emperor and exiled to Rangoon?
a) Bahadur Shah II
b) Shah Alam II
c) Akbar II
d) Jahandar Shah

8. Who recovered Gwalior for the British on 20 June 1858?
a) John Lawrence
b) John Nicholson
c) Henry Havelock
d) Hugh Rose

9. When did the British Parliament pass the Government of India Act that transferred power of India from East India Company to the crown?
a) 15 March 1850
b) 17 June 1878
c) 2 August 1858
d) 3 October 1840

10. When did Charles John Canning die?
a) 15 February 1900
b) 17 June 1862
c) 9 November 1898
d) 6 September 1874

Charles John Canning Quiz Questions with Answers

The last Mughul Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar II

The last Mughul Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar II (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Charles John Canning viceroy of India?
c) 1858-1862

2. When was Charles John Canning born?
d) 14 December 1812

3. Where was Charles John Canning born?
d) London

4. When did Charles John Canning come to India as governor general?
a) 1856

5. Where did the Indian soldiers mutiny on 10 May 1857?
b) Meerut

6. What was the immediate cause of mutiny on 10 May 1857?
c) Cartridges purportedly greased with pork and beef fat

7. Who was deposed as Mughal emperor and exiled to Rangoon?
a) Bahadur Shah II

8. Who recovered Gwalior for the British on 20 June 1858?
d) Hugh Rose

9. When did the British Parliament pass the Government of India Act that transferred power of India from East India Company to the crown?
c) 2 August 1858

10. When did Charles John Canning die?
b) 17 June 1862

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