Ultimate Knowledge About Mahatma Gandhi! Trivia Quiz

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Do you know anything about Mahatma Gandhi? Do you imagine you could pass this quiz? Gandhi was an active civil rights leader, he is from India, and he played many different roles throughout his life. This life role includes a lawyer, a nationalist, political ethicist. He was successful in helping India attain independence from British rule. Take this quiz and learn more about Mahatma Gandhi.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year was Gandhi born?
    • A. 

      1669

    • B. 

      1769

    • C. 

      1869

    • D. 

      1969

  • 2. 
    What happened to Gandhi that made him want to stay in South Africa?
    • A. 

      A white man told him to sit in the back of a train.

    • B. 

      A white man would not give him food.

    • C. 

      A white man would not let him stay in his hotel.

    • D. 

      A white man called him a bad name.

  • 3. 
    In 1904, Gandhi started an ashram in South Africa. What is an ashram?
    • A. 

      A school

    • B. 

      A government building

    • C. 

      A store

    • D. 

      A small farm

  • 4. 
    What did the "Black Law" do?
    • A. 

      It made Indians carry special papers in South Africa.

    • B. 

      It made Indians carry special papers in England.

    • C. 

      It made Indians work for free in South Africa.

    • D. 

      It made Indians work for free in India.

  • 5. 
    Why were some people in India called the "Untouchables"?
    • A. 

      They were sick.

    • B. 

      They had dirty jobs.

    • C. 

      They were rich.

    • D. 

      They never showered.

  • 6. 
    What did Dyer (a British soldier) do?
    • A. 

      He helped the Indians

    • B. 

      He helped the South Africans

    • C. 

      He killed many Indians.

    • D. 

      He killed many South Africans.

  • 7. 
    How did Gandhi make holy places like churches, mosques, and temples let the Untouchables in?
    • A. 

      He fought the British with guns.

    • B. 

      He killed some of the British.

    • C. 

      He invited some of the British to his farm.

    • D. 

      He didn't eat while he was in prison.

  • 8. 
    Why did Gandhi say, "I am a Christian, and a Hindu, and a Muslim, and a Jew"?
    • A. 

      He was lying.

    • B. 

      He didn't think those religions were good.

    • C. 

      He believed all religions have some truth.

    • D. 

      He didn't want the British to have any religion.

  • 9. 
    How did Gandhi die?
    • A. 

      He became very sick.

    • B. 

      He didn't eat for many days.

    • C. 

      A man shot him.

    • D. 

      He died in a violent protest.

  • 10. 
    What is the main reason that people still learn about Gandhi?
    • A. 

      He sometimes didn't eat in jail.

    • B. 

      He didn't have much money.

    • C. 

      He learned and spoke many languages.

    • D. 

      He helped many people with peace, and not with violence.

  • 11. 
    People from these countries sent people to India in the 1400s.
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      France

  • 12. 
    What religion is most people in India? 
    • A. 

      Christian

    • B. 

      Muslim

    • C. 

      Jewish

    • D. 

      Hindu

  • 13. 
    What were the things that Gandhi wanted? 
    • A. 

      No violence between Muslims and Hindus

    • B. 

      The same rights for women and men

    • C. 

      India's independence from Britain

    • D. 

      More money for his farm

  • 14. 
    What was true about many of the cities in India? 
    • A. 

      Most children went to school.

    • B. 

      Many people lived there.

    • C. 

      There weren't many jobs.

    • D. 

      The summers were very hot.

  • 15. 
    What happened after Gandhi died? 
    • A. 

      The British gave India everything it wanted.

    • B. 

      Many people all around the world were sad.

    • C. 

      Only a few people came to his funeral.

    • D. 

      People who loved him burned his body.

  • 16. 
    Gandhi felt bad because he took food from his sister. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Gandhi's wife left him because he let Untouchables live on his farm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Gandhi told people to use violence when they fought against the government. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    People liked living at Gandhi's farm because they didn't have to study and they ate a lot of delicious meat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In the end, everything that Gandhi wanted to happen in India actually happened.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The word "Mahatma" means "great __________"
  • 22. 
    When Gandhi moved back to India from England, he worked as a _________.
  • 23. 
    Because the British government made difficult laws for the people of India, Gandhi told people that they should not _________ for one day.
  • 24. 
    Gandhi and his people walked 20 kilometers every day to get ______________, which was very important for poor Indians.
  • 25. 
    In the end, India became two countries. The Hindus lived in India, and the Muslims lived in __________.
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