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GK Quiz on life of Mahatma Gandhi: Set 3

21-APR-2016 14:58

    Dear students, Jagran josh is presenting you a set of 10 questions based on the different events of life of Gandhi ji. These questions are very important for the upcoming state level exams. So attempt this quiz and enhance your knowledge about Gandhi ji.

    1. 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

    2. When did Gandhiji take the vow of brahmacharya or celibacy of life?

    (a) 1911

    (b) 1906

    (c) 1900

    (d) 1905

    3. Who was the Private Secretary of Mahatma Gandhi?

    (a) Mahadev Desai

    (b) Pyarelalji

    (c) Kishorilal Mashruwalla

    (d) Sushila Nayyar

    4. 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

    5. To put the ideas of 'Unto This Last' into practice, Gandhiji founded the Phoenix Settlement near Durban which came into being in the middle of the year ________________.

    (a) 1903

    (b) 1904

    (c) 1905

    (d) 1906

    6. Who described Gandhi's march to Dandi in the following words? "Like the historic march of Ramchandra to Lanka, the march of Gandhi will be memorable"

    (a) Motilal Nehru

    (b) Sarojini Naidu

    (c) Jawaharlal Nehru

    (d) Vallabhai Patel

    7. The historic August session of the All-India Congress Committee, at which the Quit India Resolution was passed, was held at Gowali Park in __________________.

    (a) Bombay

    (b) Calcutta

    (c) Ahmedabad

    (d) Amritsar

    8. Gandhiji accorded very high priority to communal harmony in his programme of actions. At which place did he undertake his last fast for it on January 13, 1948?

    (a) Nasik

    (b) Bombay

    (c) Calcutta

    (d) Delhi

    9. Which of the following did Gandhiji describes as his two lungs?

    (a) Ahimsa and peace

    (b) Truth and Peace

    (c) Ahimsa and truth

    (d) Brahamcharya and Aparigriha

    10. The differences with Gandhiji led Subhas Chandra Bose to resign the Presidentship of the India National Congress in 1939. Leaving the Congress he formed a new party called __________________.

    (a) Indian National Party

    (b) Forward Bloc

    (c) Freedom Party

    (d) Freedom Bloc

    Question No.

    Answer

    1

    b

    2

    b

    3

    a

    4

    b

    5

    b

    6

    a

    7

    a

    8

    d

    9

    c

    10

    d

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