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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. A compromise was proposed wherein the Harijans would be able to do what?
(a) Live in India.
(b) Buy property.
(c) Hold primaries to select Harijan candidates.
2. Since Gandhi was a man of action and was not afraid of dying, he contemplated doing what regarding the issue of India's untouchables, the lowest caste of Indians?
(a) Becoming a suicide bomber.
(b) Fasting to death.
(c) Committing suicide.
(d) Running for office.
3. For how long did Fischer stay with Gandhi?
(a) Four months.
(b) Four weeks.
(c) Four years.
(d) Four days.
4. When did India wins its independence?
(a) On July 15, 1947.
(b) On August 15, 1947.
(c) On September 15, 1947.
(d) On June 15, 1947.
5. The Indian Congress met on August 8th where Gandhi's proposal of another civil disobedience in the cause for India's freedom was ______________.
(a) Considered and then rejected.
6. Gandhi failed to win India's freedom while in London. How did the masses greet him when he returned?
(a) Like a lost relative.
(b) Like a stranger.
(c) Like a victor.
(d) Like a failure.
7. In August, 1931, Gandhi traveled with his son and entourage from Bombay to London for what?
(a) The second Round Table Conference.
(b) The third Round Table Conference.
(c) The fourth Round Table Conference.
(d) The first Round Table Conference.
8. Was Gandhi able to meet Churchill?
(b) No, Churchill was ill.
(c) No, Churchill was out of the country.
(d) No, Churchill refused to see him.
9. In response to continued unrest and violence, Gandhi embarked on what?
(a) A month-long meditation.
(b) A journey to Pakistan.
(c) A fast to death.
(d) A pilgrimage to Mecca.
10. Nehru told Fischer privately that he was hopeful that Gandhi could work out a settlement with whom?
(a) His ashramites.
(b) The British Prime Minister.
(c) The British viceroy.
(d) The Indian Congress.
11. When violence broke out, who did the Viceroy blame?
(a) The Indians.
(c) The Hindus.
(d) The Moslems.
12. Through the years, Gandhi had grown increasingly critical of what?
(b) The West.
(c) The East.
13. Gandhi was considering another civil disobedience that he called what?
(a) Quit India.
(b) Where is India?
(c) Quit England.
(d) Forget India.
14. Did Jinnah and his followers recognize the new government?
(a) Yes, but not at first.
(c) Yes, but not completely.
15. Was Gandhi attaining his goal?
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Gandhi's passion?
2. Gandhi was comfortable in London and wore what everywhere?
3. Jinnah declared what on August 16th?
4. Gandhi was very distressed but torn as he was pro-England and pro-American and ______________.
5. By the time Nehru left the ashram, Fischer could detect that Nehru was being won over, later becoming a stronger advocate of____________ than Gandhi himself.
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