A Mahatma Called Gandhi

Jerry Rift
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Question 1

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How many siblings did Gandhi have?
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  • He was an only child.
  • He had a brother.
  • He had three siblings.

Question 2

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What was Gandhi like at school?
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  • He was shy and had problems as a student.
  • He was sociable and made friends easily.
  • He had no problems learning things quickly.

Question 3

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Who was Shravan Kumar?
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  • He was Gandhi's childhood hero.
  • She was Gandhi's wife.
  • He was Gandhi's friend who coaxed him into eating meat.

Question 4

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How old was Gandhi when he got married?
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  • He was 13 years old.
  • He was 18 years old.
  • He was 21 years old.

Question 5

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What was the letter that Gandhi gave to his father about?
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  • It was a confession about his smoking and stealing.
  • It was a confession about eating meat.
  • It expressed how much he loved him.

Question 6

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When did Gandhi's father die?
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  • Before Gandhi finished college.
  • After Gandhi finished college.
  • After Gandhi returned to India from England.

Question 7

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In what ways did Gandhi initially try to imitate the English?
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  • In dress and habits.
  • In dietary habits.
  • In their sense of humor.

Question 8

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Why was Gandhi nervous about practicing law in India?
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  • He didn't know much about Indian law.
  • He wasn't a very good speaker.
  • He hadn't learnt much at law school in England.

Question 9

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In what country can you find the city of Durban?
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  • In South Africa.
  • In England.
  • In India.

Question 10

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After suffering from abuse in Durban, what did Gandhi do?
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  • He stayed for 20 years and fought the British rule.
  • He caught the first ship back to India.
  • He retreated to an ashram.

Question 11

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What is an ashram?
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  • A place where Hindus who wish to live away from society live together as a group.
  • A place where Hindus who opposed British law were sent to work in the fields.
  • A place where Hindus burnt refuse and dead animals.

Question 12

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What does Mahatma mean?
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  • A holy person or saint.
  • Father of the Nation.
  • It was Gandhi's first name.

Question 13

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What would Gandhi do whenever people used violent means of protest?
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  • He would fast for many days, praying.
  • He would go on a pilgrimage along India's seacoast.
  • He would visit old friends and family while things cooled down.

Question 14

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What did Gandhi teach people about cleanliness?
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  • That cleanliness was as important as prayer.
  • That people would never get along unless they were clean and presentable.
  • That dirty clothes should be burnt, especially if they were foreign.

Question 15

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Why did Gandhi march for 241 miles?
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  • To defy the British law against making salt.
  • He had never visited the city of Dandi and the trains had been stopped by the British.
  • He was on a spiritual journey to find more about truth.

Question 16

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Why was Pakistan created?
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  • Because of religious hatred between Muslims and Hindus.
  • So that the English could live there after being forced out of India.
  • An earthquake broke the land into two different regions.

Question 17

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Gandhi was affectionately known as Bapu. What does it mean?
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  • Father.
  • Savior.
  • Saint.

Question 18

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Why was Gandhi killed?
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  • Because some people didn't approve of Gandhi's love of Hindus and Muslims alike.
  • Because some people thought Gandhi had helped Muslims more than he helped Hindus.
  • Because some people were offended that Gandhi hadn't been at the Independence celebrations.
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