Quiz Competition On "Life & Philosophy Of Mahatma Gandhi" Created By Ayaz Raina National ICT Awardee

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Quiz Competition On "Life & Philosophy Of Mahatma Gandhi" Created By Ayaz Raina National ICT Awardee

Attempt MCQ Quiz on "Life & Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi" on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. . . . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on?
    • A. 

      October 5, 1896

    • B. 

      October 3, 1840

    • C. 

       October 2, 1869

    • D. 

      October 10, 188

  • 2. 
    At which place was Gandhiji born?
    • A. 

      Porbandar

    • B. 

      Rajkot

    • C. 

      Ahmedabad

    • D. 

      Delhi

  • 3. 
    What was Gandhiji’s age when he got married to Kasturbai?
    • A. 

      19 years

    • B. 

      15 years

    • C. 

      12 year

    • D. 

      13 years

  • 4. 
    Gandhiji confessed his guilt of stealing for the purpose of smoking in a letter, promising never to steal in future and asking for adequate punishment. To whom was this letter addressed?
    • A. 

      Father

    • B. 

      Mother

    • C. 

      Elder Brother

    • D. 

      His friend

  • 5. 
    About how old was Gandhiji when he reached London to become a barrister?
    • A. 

      20 years

    • B. 

      19 years

    • C. 

      21 years

    • D. 

      18 years

  • 6. 
    Devdas was Gandhiji’s
    • A. 

      Only child

    • B. 

      Second child

    • C. 

      Eldest child

    • D. 

      Youngest child

  • 7. 
    Gandhiji, the votary of nonviolence was shot dead on January 30, 1948 at Birla House, New Delhi, shortly after 5 p.m. while going to the prayer meeting. Which was that fateful day of the week?
    • A. 

      Saturday

    • B. 

      Wednesday

    • C. 

      Friday

    • D. 

      Monday

  • 8. 
    In which South African unit had most of the India emigrants taken up abode?
    • A. 

      Johannesburg

    • B. 

      Natal

    • C. 

      Maritzburg

    • D. 

      Durban

  • 9. 
    While holding a first-class ticket Gandhiji was ordered by a railway official to shift to the van compartment. On his refusal to comply with the unjust order, a constable was called to push him out with bag and baggage. Identify the railway station where this incident took place?
    • A. 

      Durban

    • B. 

      Johannesburg

    • C. 

      Maritzburg

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    At which place was Gandhiji arrested for the first time by the British Government for sedition?
    • A. 

      Bombay

    • B. 

      Pune

    • C. 

      Calcutta

    • D. 

      Ahmedabad

  • 11. 
    On which day of March 1930 Gandhiji started with a band of chosen volunteers on his famous Dandi March to break the law by manufacturing illegally, but openly, salt from the sea?
    • A. 

      Tenth

    • B. 

      Thirteenth

    • C. 

      Eleventh

    • D. 

      Twelfth

  • 12. 
    When was the Gandhi – Irwin Pact signed?
    • A. 

      March 1, 1932

    • B. 

      March 5, 1931

    • C. 

      March 10, 1935

    • D. 

      March 7, 1937

  • 13. 
    Subhash Chandra Bose was elected President of the Congress in 1938 with Gandhiji’s goodwill. He wanted a second term, but Gandhiji did not approve of it. Despite the disapproval, Bose fought the election and won it, defeating the official candidate by over 200 votes. Gandhiji took it as a personal defeat. Identify the candidate?
    • A. 

      Lala Lajpatrai

    • B. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • C. 

      Pattabhi Sitaramayya

    • D. 

      Sarojini Naidu

  • 14. 
    On being arrested for his “Quit India” programme, where was Gandhiji detained?
    • A. 

      Yeravda Jail

    • B. 

      Byculla Prison

    • C. 

      Agakhan Palace Jail

    • D. 

      Ahmedabad Prison

  • 15. 
    The book “Unto This Last” greatly captivated and transformed Gandhiji. So much so that he translated it into Gujarati. Who was its author?
    • A. 

      Ruskin Bond

    • B. 

      John Ruskin

    • C. 

      Leo Tolstoy

    • D. 

      Louis Fisher

  • 16. 
    Which of the following, according to Gandhiji, is an essential principle of satyagraha?
    • A. 

      Infinite capacity for suffering

    • B. 

      Non violence

    • C. 

      Truth

    • D. 

      All the three

  • 17. 
     Gandhiji’s “The Story of My Experiments with Truth” was originally written in Gujarati. Who translated it into English?
    • A. 

      Maganlal Gandhi

    • B. 

      Mahadev Desai

    • C. 

      Pyarelalji

    • D. 

      Sushila Nayyar

  • 18. 
    Which one of the following books is the work of Gandhiji?
    • A. 

      Light of India

    • B. 

      Hind Swaraj

    • C. 

      My Experiments with Truth

    • D. 

      Both Hind Swaraj & My Experiments with Truth

  • 19. 
    Identify the year in which Birla House, New Delhi, where Gandhiji very often used to stay and where he was shot dead, was turned into a government – run Gandhi museum?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1965

    • C. 

      1971

    • D. 

      1976

  • 20. 
    Identify the leader who last met Gandhiji for about an hour and left him just few minutes before he was shot dead on January 30, 1948 while on his way to the prayer meeting?
    • A. 

      Vallabhbhai Patel

    • B. 

      Sarojini Naidu

    • C. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • D. 

      Vinoba Bhave

  • 21. 
     In February 1933 Gandhiji started the publication of a weekly paper, Harijan, to promote the anti – untouchability campaign. Its first issue was out on February 11, 1933 from?
    • A. 

      Bombay

    • B. 

      Ahmedabad

    • C. 

      Poona

    • D. 

      Nasik

  • 22. 
    What did Gandhiji mean by “Swaraj”?
    • A. 

      Freedom for the country

    • B. 

      Freedom for the meanest of the countrymen

    • C. 

      Self Government

    • D. 

      Complete Independence

  • 23. 
    When did Gandhiji get his head shaved, discard his clothes and settle for a loin cloth?
    • A. 

      1930

    • B. 

      1921

    • C. 

      1925

    • D. 

      1926

  • 24. 
     Who worked a Private Secretary to Mahatma Gandhi?
    • A. 

      Pyarelalji

    • B. 

      Mahadev Desai

    • C. 

      Kishorilal Mashruwalla

    • D. 

      Sushila Nayyar

  • 25. 
    Who in South Africa gave Gandhiji ‘Unto This Last’ to read which proved to be one of the most decisive books of his life?
    • A. 

       John Holmes Haynes

    • B. 

      H S Polak

    • C. 

      Hermann Kallenbach

    • D. 

      Louis Fischer

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