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Mahatma Gandhi Quiz Questions

1)  What is the full name of Gandhi?
A) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
B) Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi
C) Karamchand Gandhi
D) Mohammad Mahatma Gandhi
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2)  Where was the honorific name Mahatma first applied to Gandhi?
A) India
B) Persia
C) Saudi Arabia
D) South Africa
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3)  How old was Gandhi when he died?
A) 90
B) 78
C) 50
D) 32
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4)  Where is the final resting place of Gandhi located?
A) New Delhi, Delhi
B) Porbandar
C) Rajghat, Delhi
D) South Africa
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5)  What was the religion of Gandhi?
A) Hinduism
B) Islam
C) Buddhism
D) Christian
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6)  How many children did Gandhi have?
A) 5
B) 4
C) 1
D) none
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7)  Where did Gandhi finish his barrister-at-law degree?
A) University College, London (UCL)
B) Samaldas College, Bhavnagar
C) Harvard University
D) Stanford University
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8)  What was the movement led by Gandhi in 1930 which led in challenging the British-imposed salt tax?
A) Indian National Congress
B) Dandi Salt March
C) Quit India
D) Nathuram Godse
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9)  Aside from India, where was Gandhi imprisoned for many years?
A) Persia
B) England
C) Britain
D) South Africa
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10)  What was the cause of Gandhi's death?
A) heart failure
B) assassination
C) natural death
D) diabetes
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11)  What is the national holiday that is commemorated in honor of Gandhi which is celebrated in his birthday?
A) Ghandi Day
B) Gandhi Jayanti
C) National Mahatma Day
D) none of the above
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12)  Where is the origin of Gandhi’s family?
A) Delhi
B) Bengal
C) Rajghat
D) Kutiana
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13)  Where did Gandhi study high school?
A) Delhi High School
B) Bengal High School
C) Kathiawar High School
D) Porbandar High School
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14)  How old was Gandhi when he got married?
A) 13
B) 18
C) 21
D) 15
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15)  How many years did Gandhi spend in South Africa?
A) 22
B) 21
C) 25
D) 15
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16)  What was the idealistic community that Gandhhi established in 1910 where he nurtured his policy of peaceful resistance?
A) Delhi Farm
B) Bhavnagar State
C) Colony of Natal
D) Tolstoy Farm
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17)  What year was Gandhi proclaimed a national hero in South Africa?
A) 1996
B) 1990
C) 1994
D) 1992
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18)  What was the Indian movement where Gandhi was an active member?
A) Indian National Congress
B) Vegetarian Society
C) Dandi Salt March
D) Theosophical Society
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19)  What is the famous book of Gandhi which was published in 1909?
A) A Letter to a Hindu
B) The Moral Basis of Vegetarianism
C) The Story of My Experiments with Truth
D) Hind Swaraj
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20)  What year did Gandhi return to India after spending many years in South Africa?
A) 1920
B) 1955
C) 1915
D) 1960
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