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Friday, October 2, 2015

Gandhi Quiz for Quiz Competitions

Friends..On the eve of Gandhi Jayati, Here are some useful Quiz questions on Mahatma Gandhi for competitive Exams and Quiz competitions.

Gandhi Jayanti Quiz

1) What was Gandhiji's nickname in childhood?
(A) Monu
(B) Manu or Moniya
(C)  Sonu
(D)  Mahu

2) 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

3) 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

4) 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

5) When was the Gandhi - Irwin Pact signed?
(A) March 1, 1932
(B) March 5, 1931
(C) March 10, 1935
(D) March 7, 1937

6) 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

7) 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) Natal
(B) Johannesburg
(C) Maritzburg
(D) Durban

8) Lord Mountbatten arrived in India on 22nd March 1947 as the new Viceroy in the place of Lord Wavell to finalise the process of the transfer of power. His first act was to invite Gandhiji to meet him in that connection. When did Gandhiji meet him for the first time?
(a) March 29, 1947
(b) March 30, 1947
(c) March 31, 1947
(d) March 15, 1947

9) 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

10) Who worked a Private Secretary to Mahatma Gandhi?
(A) Pyarelalji
(B) Mahadev Desai
(C) Kishorilal Mashruwalla
(D) Sushila Nayyar
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