Saturday, 27 July 2019

Gandhi Quiz 13

Gandhi Quiz 13 - India Quiz (Great Personalities Quiz)



1. Name the old friend and adviser of Gandhi's family who advised them to send Gandhi to England?
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Mr. Lely
Krishnashankar Pandya
Mavji Dave

2. Who influenced Mahatma Gandhi to study and practice vegetarianism?
Henry David Thoreau
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Henry Stephen Salt
John Ruskin

3. Gandhiji learnt of Prophet Mohammed from a book "On Heroes and hero-Worship" which was recommended to him by a friend. Who was the author of this book?
Thomas Carlyle
John Ruskin
Henry David Thoreau
Henry Stephen Salt

4. How many times did Gandhi serve as the President of the Indian National Congress?
2
1
3
5

5. Who suggested that the word Satyagraha should define Gandhi's non-violence methods?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Lala Lajpat Rai
Maganlal Gandhi
Rabindranath Tagore

6. Which book by Katherine Mayo did Mahatma Gandhi criticise as a "report of a drain inspector sent out with the one purpose of opening and examining the drains of the country to be reported upon"?
Mother India
Slaves of the Gods
The Face of Mother India
elections from Mother India

7. Who did Mahatma Gandhi describe as the "patriot of patriots"?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Bhagat Singh
Subash Chandra Bose
Chandrashekar Azad

8. Which year Mahatma Gandhi was elected as the president of the Indian National Congress?
1919
1920
1901
1921

9. Gandhiji met Nehru for the first time at a Congress session in 1916. Where was it held?
Ahmedabad
Lucknow
Surat
Calcutta

10. Who did Mahatma Gandhi say "he would rather hear her speak the words than hear someone else sing it" regarding his favourite bhajan "Hari Tuma Haro"?
Begum Akhtar
Asha Bhosle
M S Subbalakshmi
Lata Mangeshkar

11. "If you could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?". Which American President answered Mahatma Gandhi to this question?
Bill Clinton
Barack Obama
Donald Trump
George W Bush

12. "Christ gave us the goals and Mahatma Gandhi the tactics". Who said this?
Nelson Mandela
Aung San Suu Kyi
Ho Chi Minh
Martin Luther King Jr.

13. For which one of the following did the British award Gandhi with a title of 'kaiser-i-Hind'?
Support in World War I
Support in World War II
Withdrawing Civil Disobedience
Work in Second Boer War

14. A statue of Mahatma Gandhi was removed from the university campus of an African country in 2018 alleging Gandhi as "racist". Name the country
Ghana
Nigeria
Kenya
Sudan

15. Who portrayed Mahatma Gandhi in the movie "Hey Ram"?
Anupam Kher
Rajit Kapur
Annu Kapoor
Naseerudhin Shah

Friday, 26 July 2019

Gandhi Quiz 12


Gandhi Quiz 12 - India Quiz (Great Personalities Quiz)



1. According to Mahatma Gandhi, which one of the following takes a foremost place in spiritual literature?
Valmiki Ramayana
Mahabharata
Tulsidas Ramayana
Bhagavat Gita

2. What was the name of Gandhiji's Sanskrit teacher who urged Gandhi not to lose heart and sit in the Sanskrit class?
Krishnashankar Pandya
Mr. Lely
Mr. Gales
Mavji Dave

3. Who wrote Mahatma Gandhi's favourite bhajan "Vaishnava Jan To.."?
Tulsidas
Kabir
Bamkimchandra Chatterjee
Narsinh Mehta

4. The Natal Indian Ambulance Corps was created by Mahatma Gandhi for use by the British as stretcher bearers during a war. During which war it was it created?
World War I
Second Boer War
World War II
Cold War

5. Which famous pen brand brought out the Mahatma Gandhi Limited Edition 241 pens as a homage to the 241 miles travelled by Gandhi on the Salt March from Ahmedabad to the coast?
Parker
Mont Blanc
Faber Castell
Sheaffer

6. "Gandhi, My Father", a film explores the troubled relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his son Harilal Gandhi, was directed by
Harilal Gandhi
Feroz Abbas Khan
Shyam Benegal
Satyajit Ray

7. The first Indian to be featured on the cover of TIME magazine was Mahatma Gandhi. Do you know which edition of TIME featured Gandhi first?
January 1931
January 1947
January 1999
January 1948

8. Gandhi Smriti in New Delhi was earlier known as Birla House. Who built the Birla House?
Rameshwar Das Birla
Ghanshyam Das Birla
Krishna Kumar Birla
Ganga Prasad Birla

9. What was the name of the maid who Gandhiji remembered and respected like his own mother?
Ramba
Janaki
Savitri
Abha

10. Ambedkar, who condemned Manusmrti, burnt it in a bonfire on December 25, 1927. What was Gandhiji's reaction to it?
He supported Ambedkar
He ignored the incident
He opposed it
He went on a hunger strike

Thursday, 25 July 2019

Gandhi Quiz 11


India Quiz - Gandhi Quiz 11 (Great Personalities Quiz)




1. While he was in South Africa, Gandhi was once thrown out of the train by the authorities because a white man complained of an Indian sharing the space with him. Do you know the station where Gandhi was thrown off the train?
Johannesburg Railway Station
Durban Railway Station
Pietermaritzburg railway station
Pretoria Railway Staiton

2. Who wrote "The Life of Mahatma Gandhi" which was inspiration for Attenborough’s award-winning film Gandhi?
Louis Fischer
Judith M Brown
Arthur Herman
Christine Hatt

3. Which one of the following books by Howard Williams is referred by Gandhji as "biographical history of the literature of humane dietetics from the earliest period to the present day."?
The Perfect Way in Diet
The Ethics of Diet
A Plea for Vegetarianism
Let's Cook it Right

4. Where is the Satyagraha House, commonly known as Gandhi House, which was designed by the architect Hermann Kallenbach for Gandhi and himself, located?
Pretoria
Porbandar
Johannesburg
Durban

5. Who is known as the composer of of Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite bhajan "Raghupati Raghava"?
Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar
Hariprasad Chaurasia
Pandit Ravi Shankar
Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

6. In 1999, Mahatma Gandhi was the runner-up as the TIME magazine's "Person of the Century". Who was the winner?
Isaac Newton
Mother Teresa
Nelson Mandela
Albert Einstein

7. The receipient of Nobel Peace Prize 1989, When he was awarded the peace prize, announced that he was accepting the award, in part, as a tribute to Gandhi. Who was the great personality?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Nelson Mandela
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
Dalai Lama

8. Mahatma Gandhi Heberpio Mattos Pires is a professional sportsman who was named after Mahatma Gandhi. Name the sports
Volleyball
Cricket
Football
Hockey

9. Name the South African military leader who was the adversary of Mahatma Gandhi opposing the movement for equal rights for South Asian workers, lead by Gandhi. He later became the Prime Minister of Union of South Africa.
Harry Escombe
Jan Smuts
John Ruskin
John Langalibalele Dube

10. "Hari Tuma Haro" was one of Mahatma Gandhi's favorite bhajans. Who wrote the song?
Mirabai
Narsinh Mehta
Kabir
Tulsidas

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