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Eknath Easwaran
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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Having promised his mother not to eat meat as the English did, Gandhi took up the scientific study of what?
(a) The raw foods diet.
(b) The vegetarian diet.
(c) The British diet.
(d) The Atkins diet.

2. Was jail problematic for Gandhi?
(a) Very.
(b) Only at first.
(c) Not at all.
(d) Somewhat.

3. Easwaran opens his chapter describing the Way of Love by recounting what story?
(a) A transformative trip Gandhi took by train.
(b) A transformative trip Gandhi took by boat.
(c) A transformative vacation Gandhi took to England.
(d) A transformative vacation Gandhi took to India.

4. Through a connection of his brother's, Gandhi was given a ____________ contract with a Muslim firm in South Africa to work what he thought would be a clerical position well below the dignity of his education.
(a) Five-year long.
(b) Two-year long.
(c) Ten-year long.
(d) Year-long.

5. Britain had forbidden Indians to gather their own salt, requiring instead that they buy it at a premium from British sources. So, on Gandhi's signal, all of India would simply walk to the ocean and pick up the salt that laid there for the taking and buy and sell it locally from each other, as if the law had never been enacted. What was this called?
(a) The Salt Wars of 1935.
(b) The Salt Selling of 1920.
(c) The Salt Collection of 1925.
(d) The Salt Satyagraha of 1930.

6. Gandhi resolved to make a project of what?
(a) His transformation into a British gentleman.
(b) Developing his character and living simply.
(c) His newfound friendships.
(d) His studies in England.

7. Easwaran quotes an excerpt from a letter Gandhi wrote to an English follower saying that those who do not see how politics and religion are related to one another do not understand what?
(a) Politics.
(b) Humanity.
(c) Life.
(d) Religion.

8. In order to bring about change in India in particular, the first such system he wanted to address was what?
(a) The one sanctioning the oppression of India's poorest classes.
(b) The one sanctioning the oppression of India's wealthy.
(c) The one sanctioning the oppression of anyone not of Indian descent.
(d) The one sanctioning the oppression of those Indians who were not Hindu.

9. Nagler refers to the Berkley documentary called Gandhi's India in which one of the women interviewed praised Gandhi's view as one from which there are no limits to ______________, and Nagler praises the clarity with which Gandhi's life demonstrated the point.
(a) Evil.
(b) Fear.
(c) Human strength.
(d) Human capacity.

10. The police reaction to the Indian response was what?
(a) Peaceful.
(b) Weak.
(c) Minor.
(d) Instant and violent.

11. How successful was Gandhi in Bombay?
(a) Somewhat successful.
(b) Very successful.
(c) Not very successful.
(d) He did not practice law in Bombay.

12. What does this type of revolution mean?
(a) Listen to yourself.
(b) Do what needs to be done.
(c) Holding fast to truth.
(d) Forget the truth.

13. How many satyagrahis were jailed at this time?
(a) A few.
(b) Dozens.
(c) Hundreds.
(d) Thousands.

14. Gandhi met with Lord Irwin to negotiate, and made a point of taking a tiny bag of salt from his cloak and told the viceroy that he would drink his tea with salt in remembrance of what?
(a) The Salt Satyagraha of 1930.
(b) The Boston Tea Party.
(c) The need for salt.
(d) The salt industry of Britain.

15. The author comes from Gandhi's home and ethos, and sees the world from a perspective very like Gandhi's instead of through what?
(a) Any Westernized lens.
(b) A Middle Eastern viewpoint.
(c) A traditionally Indian background.
(d) The perspective of other Indian cultural groups.

Short Answer Questions

1. Gandhi sulked in his homesickness until when?

2. Throughout these years of satyagraha in India, he continued to make friends and gain followers including who?

3. What manifested itself in proud and oppressive rule over Katurbai until her tender and forgiving example made her one of his most effective teachers?

4. What did Gandhi's uncle suggest he do?

5. He went into beautiful temples and told the people what?

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