Top 40 Facts about Mahatma Gandhi: The father of the Nation

Top 40 Facts about Mahatma Gandhi: The father of the Nation

Top 40 Facts about Mahatma Gandhi: The father of the Nation

 

  1. When was Mohandas Gandhi born?
  2. 21 March 1861
  3. 2 October 1869
  4. 14 November 1889
  5. 19 January 1900

 

  1. Where was Mohandas Gandhi born?
    1. Ahmadabad
    2. Rajkot
    3. Porbandar
    4. Junagadh

 

  1. What is Mohandas Gandhi’s father’s name?
  2. a) Tulsidas
    b) Karamchand
    c) Rajmohan
    d) Tushar

 

  1. 5) Whom did Mohandas Gandhi marry?
  2. a) Meeraben
    b) Padmini
    c)Kasturba
    d) Rukmini

 

  1. Which book did Mohandas Gandhi write?
  2. a) Discovery of India
    b) The Story of My Experiments with Truth
    c) Geetanjali
    d) The Good Earth

 

  1. Where was Mohandas Gandhi for most of the time in 1893-1914?
  2. a) India
    b) UK
    c) South Africa
    d) Australia

 

  1. In which year was the Salt March?
  2. a) 1918
    b) 1922
    c) 1930
    d) 1939
  3. Where is Sabarmati Ashram?
  4. a) Ahmedabad
    b) Baroda
    c) Rajkot
    d) Bulsar

 

  1. Who of the following desired to convert Gandhiji to Christianity in South Africa?

(A) A. W. Baker

(B) Mrs. MacDonald
(C) William Godfrey

(D) Spencer Walton

 

  1. Who of the following satyagrahis succumbed to jail hardships during the satyagraha movement launched by Gandhiji in South Africa?

(A) Harbat Singh

(B) Villiamma

(C) Nagappan

(D) All of them

 

  1. When did Mohandas Gandhi die?
  2. a) 15 August 1947
    b) 20 January 1948
    c) 30 January 1948
    d) 26 January 1950

 

  1. At which place was the first permit office opened on July 1, 1907 for the registration of Indians
    under the Registration Act?

 

(A) Pretoria

(B) Johhanesburg
(C) Petersburg

(D) Volksrust

 

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

(A) Bombay

(B) Pune
(C) Calcutta

(D) Ahmedabad

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

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

 

  1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was called as Mahatmaby
    1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    2. Motilal Nehru
    3. Jawaharlal Nehru
    4. Rabindra Nath Tagore

 

  1. During the Non-Cooperation Movement, which award did Gandhiji return?
    1. Knighthood
    2. Rai Bahadur
    3. Kaiser-e-Hind
    4. Hind Kesari

 

  1. 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

 

  1. 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

 

  1. At which one of the following places did Mahatma Gandhi first start his Satyagraha in India?
    1. Ahmedabad
    2. Bardoli
    3. Champaran
    4. Kheda

 

  1. 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

 

  1. 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

 

  1. 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

 

  1. 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

 

  1. Which of the following Round Table Conferences was attended by Mahatma Gandhi?
    1. First
    2. Second
    3. Third
    4. Both First and Second

 

  1. Who said about Gandhiji “Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this walked the earth in flesh and blood?
    1. Winston Churchill
    2. Lord Mountbatten
    3. Albert Einstein
    4. Jawaharlal Nehru

 

  1. Who led the salt Satyagraha Movement with Gandhi?
    1. Annie Besant
    2. Mridula Sarabhai
    3. Muthu Lakshmi
    4. Sarojini Naidu

 

  1. In which of the following movements did Mahatma Gandhi make the first use of hunger Strike as a weapon?
    1. non-Cooperation Movement, 1920-22
    2. Rowlatt Satyagraha, 1919
    3. Ahmedabad Strike, 1918
    4. Bardoli Satyagraha

 

  1. Gandhiji organized ‘Dandi March’ in 1930 against :
    1. Atrocities on Harijans
    2. Repression of the Congress
    3. Imposition of tax on salt
    4. The Communal Award

 

  1. Who led the extremists before the arrival of Gandhi on the political scene for India’s freedom struggle?
    1. Dadabhai Naoroji
    2. Surendranath Banerjee
    3. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    4. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

 

  1. Which of these slogans is associated with Gandhiji?
    1. Freedom is my Birthright
    2. Inquilab Zindabad
    3. Do or die
    4. Delhi chalo

 

  1. Who of the following is considered the political guru of Mahatma Gandhi?
    1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    2. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    3. Motilal Nehru
    4. C Rajagopalachari

 

  1. Which of the following newspapers was NOT published by Mahatma Gandhi?
    1. Navjeevan
    2. Harijan
    3. Vande Mataram
    4. Young India

 

  1. Which of the following books has NOT been written by Mahatma Gandhi?
    1. Hindu View of Life
    2. My Experiments with Truth
    3. Key to Health
    4. Hind Swaraj

 

  1. In which year did Mahatma Gandhi finally return to India from South Africa?
    1. 1915
    2. 1909
    3. 1917
    4. 1905

 

  1. To how many years of imprisonment was Mahatma Gandhi sentenced for the first time in India?
    1. Three
    2. Six
    3. Two
    4. Seven

 

  1. Which of the following movements was NOT started by Gandhiji?
    1. Non-cooperation Movement
    2. Civil Disobedience Movement
    3. Quit India Movement
    4. Swadeshi Movement

 

  1. In relation to which of the following did Gandhiji use the phrase “Post-dated cheque on a crashing bank”?
    1. Cabinet Mission
    2. Simon Commission
    3. Cripps Mission
    4. Montague-Chelmsford Reforsm

 

  1. Which of the following is notcorrect about Mahatma Gandhi?
    1. Gandhi believed in the sanctity of means
    2. Gandhi supported close relation between religion and politics
    3. Gandhi advocated complete separation of politics from religion
    4. Gandhi believed in non-violence

 

  1. When was the Gandhi – Irwin Pact signed?
    1. March 1, 1932
    2. March 5, 1931 
    3. March 10, 1935
    4. March 7, 1937

 

  1. In connection with the inauguration of the so-called Rowlatt satyagraha, Gandhiji started a Satyagraha Sabha in—
    1. Ahmedabad
    2. Bombay
    3. Wardha
    4. Rajkot

 

  1. The book “Unto This Last” greatly captivated and transformed Gandhiji. So much so that he translated it into Gujarati. Who was its author?
    1. Ruskin Bond
    2. John Ruskin
    3. Leo Tolstoy
    4. Louis Fisher

 

 

 

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