Online Quiz - 150 Years of Celebrating the Mahatma
To commemorate Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, Consulate General of India, New York organizes an Online Quiz Contest.
How to answer the questions:
Connect with Consulate General of India (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram handle - @IndiainNewYork).
Last date to send answers is October 02, 2020.
The person who answers the maximum questions correctly will be the winner of this Quiz. There would be three winners of this Quiz.
Winners will be notified via email, inbox messages on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram. Winners will be awarded prizes. There will be consolation prizes as well.
Full Name (First Name & Last Name)
Age (In numbers)
Mailing Address (Including State and Pin Code)
Which language do you prefer?
What was the purpose of establishing ‘Tolstoy Farm’ in South Africa by Gandhiji? 1) Tolstoy Farm was meant to house the families of the Satyagrahies to give them a way to sustain themselves in South Africa 2) All those who had lost their jobs and homes by their participation in the Satyagraha could be settled there. 3) It was named after a famous Russian writer admired by Gandhiji’s.
All are correct
What was the ‘carrot and stick policy’ envisaged by the British government after the end of the First World War? 1) The stick was represented by the Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms. 2) The carrot was represented by measures such as the Rowlatt Act.
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Who moved the main resolution of Non-cooperation in the Nagpur session of Indian national congress in 1920?
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
When Mahatma Gandhi won Nobel peace Prize?
Which of the following initiatives marked Mahatma Gandhi out as a nationalist?
The initiatives in Champaran, Ahmedabad and Kheda marked Gandhiji out as a nationalist with a deep sympathy for the poor.
The initiatives in South Africa marked Gandhiji out as a nationalist with a deep sympathy for the poor.
The initiatives Khilafat movement of 1919-20 marked Gandhiji out as a nationalist with a deep sympathy for the poor.
The initiatives Non-cooperation movement of 1920-22 marked Gandhiji out as a nationalist with a deep sympathy for the poor.
Which of the following statements are correct? 1. Champaran Satyagraha was related to indigo farming. 2. Kheda Satyagraha was against the revenue policy of the government.
None of them
Both of them
About how old was Gandhi when he reached London to become a barrister?
When was the Gandhi - Irwin Pact signed?
March 1, 1932
March 5, 1931
March 10, 1935
March 7, 1937
From which station in South Africa Gandhi was thrown out of the train?
With reference to the British colonial rule in India, consider the following statements: 1. Mahatma Gandhi was instrumental in the abolition of the system of 'indentured labor'. 2. In Lord Chelmsford's War Conference', Mahatma Gandhi did not support the resolution on recruiting Indians for World War. 3. Consequent upon the breaking of the Salt Law by Indian people, the Indian National Congress was declared illegal by the colonial rulers. Which of the statements given above are correct?
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
Who of the following founded the Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association?
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
N. M. Joshi
Which one of the following statements about the Gandhi-Irwin Pact is NOT correct?
Gandhi wrote a letter seeking an interview with the Viceroy
Civil Disobedience movement was to be discontinued
The imprisoned freedom fighters were to be released
All the lands that had been confiscated were to be returned to the original owners
With reference to Mahatma Gandhi, consider the following statements: 1. He was born on 2nd October 1869. 2. In 1887 he went to South Africa. 3. In 1893, he went to England. Which of the above-given statements is/are correct?
Only 2 and 3
Only 1 and 3
Which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. Mahatma Gandhi had accepted Dadabhai Naoroji as his political Guru (mentor) after coming back to India. 2. In 1918, the mill workers of Ahmedabad got into a dispute with the owners demanding hike in their wages.
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Which among the following suspended the Non cooperation movement?
Jallianwala Bagh Incident
Chauri Chaura Incident
Peterloo massacre of 1819
None of the above
Which of the following books was written by Gandhiji when he was traveling from London to South Africa?
War and Peace
Sabarmati Ashram was established by Gandhiji in which year?
Winston Churchill referred Gandhiji as the “Half-Naked", “Seditious Fakir” in which year?
Mahatma Gandhi undertook fast unto death in 1932, mainly because:
Round Table Conference failed to satisfy Indian political aspirations
Congress and Muslim League had differences of opinion
Ramsay Macdonald announced the Communal Award
None of the statements (a), (b) and (c) given above is correct in this context
Which of the following sentences is incorrect regarding the Swadeshi movement of 1905-07?
The Swadeshi movement of 1905-07 had greatly broadened its appeal among the middle classes.
The Swadeshi movement of 1905-07 had greatly broadened its appeal among the lawyer communities.
The Swadeshi movement had thrown up some towering leaders – like “Lal, Bal and Pal” the alliteration conveying the all-India character of their struggle, since their native provinces were very distant from one another.
The Swadeshi movement leaders advocated militant opposition to colonial rule, there was a group of “Moderates” who preferred a more gradual and persuasive approach.
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