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Questions on Mahatma Gandhi

1. Gandhi’s inspiration for civil disobedience came from the writings of

  1. Henry David Thoreau
  2. David Ricardo
  3. Leo Tolstoy
  4. Bertrand Russell

2. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was called as Mahatma by

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Motilal Nehru
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Rabindra Nath Tagore

3. During the Non-Cooperation Movement, which award did Gandhiji return?

  1. Knighthood
  2. Rai Bahadur
  3. Kaiser-e-Hind
  4. Hind Kesari

4. When was Mahatma Gandhi arrested during the ‘Quit India Movement’ of 1942?

  1. 7th August 1942
  2. 30th April 1942
  3. 9th August 1942
  4. 5th July 1942

5. Gandhiji believed that

  1. End justifies means
  2. Means justify end
  3. Neither end justifies means nor means justify end
  4. End and means both should be justified

6. At which one of the following places did Mahatma Gandhi first start his Satyagraha in India?

  1. Ahmedabad
  2. Bardoli
  3. Champaran
  4. Kheda

7. Who is the author of Gandhiji’s favourite Bhajan ‘Vaishnava jana to tene kahiye’?

  1. Purandar Das
  2. Shyamal Bhatt
  3. Narsi Mehta
  4. Sant Gyaneshwar

8. In Gandhian Socialism

  1. State is required
  2. State is not required
  3. State is sometimes required and sometimes not required
  4. State is neither required nor not required

9. October 2, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi is internationally observed as -

  1. Non-violence Day
  2. Vegetarians Day
  3. Martyrs' Day
  4. Communal Harmony Day

10. At which of the following sessions of the Indian National Congress, did Gandhiji preside as the President?

  1. Lucknow, 1916
  2. Lahore, 1929
  3. Calcutta, 1917
  4. Belgaum, 1924

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