SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Which of these statements is/are not correct regarding Moplah uprising?
    (i) It look place at Malabar
    (ii) It took place against the vastly enhanced rights of Hindus.
    (iii) The Moplahs attacked the Janmi's property and temples.
    (iv) It was purely religious and political in nature.

    A)  (i) and (ii)         

    B)  (i), (ii) and (iii)

    C)  (iv) only           

    D)  All the above

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The Malabar rebellion ("Moplah Rebellion",) was an armed uprising in 1921 against British authority and Hindu landlords in the Malabar region of Southern India by Mappila Muslims and the culmination of a series of Mappila revolts that recurred throughout the 19th century and early 20th century. The 1921 rebellion began as a reaction against a heavy-handed crackdown on the Khilafat Movement by the British authorities in the Eranad and Valluvanad taluks of Malabar. In the initial stages, a number of minor clashes took place between Khilafat volunteers and the police, but the violence soon spread across the region. The Mappilas attacked and took control of police stations, British government offices, courts and government treasuries. The largely kudiyaan (tenant) Mappilas also attacked and killed jenmi (landlords) of the Hindu Nair and Brahmin Nambudiri castes. In the later stages of the uprising, Mappilas committed several atrocities against the Hindu community, who they accused of helping the police to suppress their rebellion. Annie Besant reported that Muslim Mappilas forcibly converted many Hindus and killed or drove away all Hindus who would not apostatise, totalling to one lakh.

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