Gandhi, the Man Test | Final Test - Easy

Eknath Easwaran
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Sri Krishna says that the wise person's love for the Lord of Love does what?
(a) Has consumed all of his selfishness and preoccupation with pleasing his own senses.
(b) Shows him how to love himself and others.
(c) Takes away his need to love.
(d) Gives him love to share with others.

2. The elephant holding a piece of bamboo was enough to quiet their trunks the same way what is enough to still the busy-ness of a wandering and restless mind?
(a) Work.
(b) Sleep.
(c) God.
(d) A mantra.

3. Gandhi called the Bhagavad Gita what?
(a) His father.
(b) His family.
(c) His mother.
(d) His God.

4. What did Gandhi call the secret to the art of living?
(a) The last eighteen verses of the Second Chapter of the Gita.
(b) The last ten verses of the the Second Chapter of the Gita.
(c) The middle verses of the Third Chapter of the Gita.
(d) The first verse of the First Chapter of the Gita.

5. When he was speaking against the violence between the Hindu and Muslims living in India, a young man came out of the crowd and greeted him with his hands at his heart before he did what?
(a) Shot Gandhi in the chest.
(b) Poisoned Gandhi.
(c) Stabbed Gandhi in the chest.
(d) Hugged Gandhi.

6. That detachment was what allowed Gandhi to move with what?
(a) Such purpose.
(b) Such peace.
(c) Such energy.
(d) Such happiness.

7. He was so intimately involved and concerned with the intimate details of the worlds of the people who surrounded him that what happened?
(a) He could not help everyone.
(b) Not a single detail escaped his notice.
(c) He was unable to keep track of the details.
(d) He became overwhelmed.

8. Gandhi used what Rambha taught him his whole life, repeating it rhythmically when?
(a) Speaking to others.
(b) As he breathed and walked.
(c) He first wakes in the morning.
(d) Before he falls asleep at night.

9. One who loves the Lord of Love is able to learn from what?
(a) The love of others.
(b) The Lord of Love.
(c) Other's mistakes.
(d) One's mistakes.

10. Kasturbai maintained a standard Gandhi could live up to and never doing what?
(a) Leaving his side.
(b) Retaliating when he behaved unfairly.
(c) Telling him when he acted unfairly.
(d) Believing he acted unfairly.

11. What must be driven out of the mind?
(a) Insecurities.
(b) Fear.
(c) The highest ideals.
(d) The small, distracting, and petty things that distract the mind.

12. With whom did Gandhi take all of his solitude?
(a) His closest followers.
(b) His ashram family.
(c) His students.
(d) His wife and children.

13. The idea was detachment from the result of one's actions, so that one's focus is on what?
(a) God.
(b) The spirit of his actions.
(c) One's needs.
(d) Others.

14. What does Patanjali say?
(a) Gandhi has changed greatly since his youth.
(b) Gandhi is an instrument of the gods.
(c) In a person who loves unconditionally, there is no conflict.
(d) In a person who has defeated all fear, there is now nothing of which otehr people can ever be afraid.

15. What types of people did Gandhi love?
(a) The religious.
(b) Hindus.
(c) Indians.
(d) Every variety.

Short Answer Questions

1. Easwaran explains that most people see life in terms of what?

2. Gandhi described the process as reducing oneself to zero, which is when?

3. Indeed one of the things that was most remarkable to Easwaran, and to Louis Fischer, the American journalist who followed Gandhi's campaigns in India for many years, was how what?

4. The fact that most of Gandhi's ashram were women led Gandhi to say in response to their gentle strength that if non-violence is the future of humanity, then the future is what?

5. How does Easwaran close this chapter?

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