Jhalkari Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Jhalkari Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of My Experiments with Truth and A Stitch in Time so, make sure to check these posts as well.

Jhalkari Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Orphan – a child without parents
  • Companion – friend
  • Hardship – great suffering
  • Sturdy – thick
  • Fenced – fought with swords, for practice

Question 1: How did Jhalkari get her nick name?

Answer: Jhalkari got her nick name because she had fought and killed the leopard all by herself.

Question 2: How did Jhalkari fight with the leopard?

Answer: Jhalkari fought with the leopard with just a thick stick.

Question 3: How did the British enter the fort?

Answer: The British entered the fort through a gap in the outer walls.

Question 4: Why did the Rani choose Jhalkari to be her companion?

Answer: The Rani chose her because she liked Jhalkari’s frank and fearless attitude.

Question 5: Why did Jhalkari call Dulaji a traitor?

Answer: Jhalkari called Dulaji a traitor because he had betrayed his people and told the British troops now to enter the city and take it under siege.

Jhalkari Questions & Answers

Question 6: What was the Rani reluctant to do?

Answer: The Rani was reluctant to leave Jhansi when it was under attack and escape to safety.

Question 7: Read the line and answer the questions:

“She shall be my companion”.

(a) Who said this?

Answer: Rani Lakshmi Bai said these words.

(b) Who would be the companion?

Answer: Jhalkari would be the companion.

(c) Where did the speaker meet the person?

Answer: Jhalkari married a soldier in Lakshmi Bai army and moved to Jhansi to live with him. That is how Lakshmi Bai met Jhalkari.

Question 8: Read the line and answer the questions:

“Call Dulaji at once, he ordered his soldiers. Dulaji will know.

(a) Who said these lines?

Answer: The British commander said these lines.

(b) Who was Dulaji?

Answer: Dulaji was a gunner.

(c) Why would Dulaji know what the speaker was talking about?

Answer: Dulaji would be able to identify if the captive was Rani Lakshmi Bai or not.

Jhalkari Questions & Answers

Question 9: Read the line and answer the questions:

“Do you think it is so easy to capture the Rani”?

(a) Who said these words and to whom?

Answer: Dulaji said there words to the British commander.

(b) Who had been captured?

Answer: Jhalkari had been captured.

(c) Why had the listener called the speaker?

Answer: The British Commander had called Dulaji to identify the captive, as he was doubtful about whether she was Rani Lakshmi Bai or not.

(d) What happened to Jhalakari after this?

Answer: When Dulaji Thakur said that the captive was not Rani Lakshmibai, the British commander was furious that they had been tricked. He realized that if Jhalakari was allowed to go free, she would be dangerous, so he sentenced her to death by hanging.

Question 10: What happened when the British first attacked Jhansi in 1858?

Answer: After suppressing the 1857 revolt, the British attacked Jhansi. The British army was well-equipped with canons and guns but Rani Lakshmi Bai fought bravely and pushed the British army back. The British Commander telegraphed for help and more troops came rushing in but they failed to capture the fort.

Question 11: Who was Dulaji Thakur? Why did the British have to take his help?

Answer: Dulaji Thakur was the in-charge of the South gate of the fort. The British took his help because it was otherwise impossible to enter the fort so, they bribed him. Dulaji led them to a spot where there was a break in the wall of the fort.

Question 12: Why was the British Commander angry with Jhalkari?

Answer: The British Commander wanted to capture Rani Lakshmi Bai but she escaped due to Jhalkari. Jhalkari took the charge of the army and helped Rani to escape from the fort.

Question 13: What do you think of the friendship between Rani Lakshmi Bai and Jhalkari?

Answer: Jhalkari was from a very poor family and her husband was a soldier in Rani’s fort. Rani not only made Jhalkari her friend but also gave her every respect as a friend. She had immense faith in her. In return, Jhalkari sacrificed her life for Jhansi. She helped Rani to escape from the fort and fought the battle to her last breath. She was a patriot and will always be remembered for her bravery and devotion.

So, these were Jhalkari Questions & Answers.