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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What endeavor is the source of Gandhi's joy and strength?
(a) Helping others.
(b) Meditating on his mantra.
(c) Caring for his family.
(d) Translating the truths of the Bhagavad Gita into his daily life.

3. Who is Patanjali?
(a) Gandhi's follower.
(b) Gandhi's closest friend.
(c) A leader in India.
(d) The ancient Indian teacher of meditation.

4. In order to make his teaching more accessible, Gandhi established what?
(a) Parades.
(b) Ashrams.
(c) Temples.
(d) Churches.

5. When one's love is deep enough, Sri Krishna explains to the eager Arjuna, selfish attachment, insecurity, fear and despair will do what?
(a) Grow stronger at first, and then fall away.
(b) Fall away.
(c) Be diminished.
(d) Start to disappear.

6. 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) Stabbed Gandhi in the chest.
(b) Hugged Gandhi.
(c) Poisoned Gandhi.
(d) Shot Gandhi in the chest.

7. The answer to number 84 creates the mask that people call their personalities and hides what?
(a) Their true personalities.
(b) Their compassion for others.
(c) Their faith in a higher being.
(d) Their fearlessness, unconditional love and abiding joy.

8. During the walks with Gandhi, people would do what?
(a) Pray for him.
(b) Follow him silently.
(c) Give him advice.
(d) Ask him for advice.

9. What does the author say is Gandhi's message?
(a) Bring peace to all.
(b) Love others above yourself.
(c) His life.
(d) All religions are right.

10. Gandhi's process of learning to eliminate his fear started when?
(a) He was first married.
(b) He studied law in England.
(c) He was a child and was afraid of the dark.
(d) He moved to South Africa.

11. People came burdened and overwhelmed with their troubles, and left how?
(a) Less burdens and troubles.
(b) With new ideas and beliefs.
(c) Laughing and lighthearted.
(d) With new burdens and troubles.

12. Was Gandhi burdened by worry about what was to come?
(a) Yes, very much.
(b) No.
(c) Yes, somewhat.
(d) Yes, at times.

13. What did Gandhi keep no matter the situation?
(a) His calm demeanor.
(b) His wife close by.
(c) His good humor and wisdom.
(d) The peace.

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

15. One who loves the Lord of Love is _____________________ by his circumstances.
(a) No longer agitated.
(b) Relieved.
(c) Annoyed.
(d) Distracted.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Gandhi was asked to explain in three words the secret of his life, what did he say?

2. The final chapter Eknath Easwaran writes is focused on the daily habits and the things that defined the personality of Gandhi as what?

3. Evenings for Gandhi were made up of what kind of meals?

4. Kasturbai kept her faith in her husband's character even when what happened?

5. In addition to detachment, what was a guiding principle from the Gita to which Gandhi aspired?

(see the answer keys)

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