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

2. His daily chores were always done in the company of others, his meals were a time of what?
(a) Eating.
(b) Replenishing.
(c) Sharing and community.
(d) Peace and quiet.

3. A united mind is trained wholly to what?
(a) The needs of others.
(b) The desires of the Lord.
(c) The same cause.
(d) The needs of the individual.

4. He cared for the sick in the ashram, and filled every interaction with what?
(a) Wisdom.
(b) Laughter.
(c) Food.
(d) Hope.

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

6. 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?
(a) How little privacy Gandhi received.
(b) How much privacy Gandhi needed.
(c) How private Gandhi was.
(d) How not private Gandhi was.

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

8. What was the source of the inspiration to which Gandhi clung?
(a) The Torah.
(b) The Bible.
(c) The Gita.
(d) The Koran.

9. Gandhi saw that Kasturbai was already living what he was studying, and began to do what?
(a) Emulate her example.
(b) Become envious of her.
(c) Have her lead.
(d) Feel guilty for not being more like her.

10. When one meditates, one drives what deep into the consciousness?
(a) Fear.
(b) The highest ideals.
(c) Hatred.
(d) Desire.

11. Gandhi's nurse, Rambha, taught him that the way to eliminate fear was to do what?
(a) Replace it in one's mind with a mantra of joy.
(b) Ask God to take the fear.
(c) Pray.
(d) Ignore it.

12. The final chapter Eknath Easwaran writes is focused on the daily habits and the things that defined the personality of Gandhi as what?
(a) Needing his private life.
(b) Not trusting those who need a private life.
(c) An individual in his public life.
(d) An individual in his private life.

13. A united mind is the only mind that is able to meditate and do what?
(a) Find joy and peace.
(b) Love others fully.
(c) Find peace and exercise judgment.
(d) Understand others.

14. In addition to detachment, what was a guiding principle from the Gita to which Gandhi aspired?
(a) Love for the God of Love.
(b) A calm mind.
(c) Undivided singleness of mind.
(d) Love for others.

15. 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) Poisoned Gandhi.
(c) Hugged Gandhi.
(d) Shot Gandhi in the chest.

Short Answer Questions

1. His ashram family, however, the ones who came to be called his _____________________ were the ones who knew best the man Gandhi was in his daily life.

2. Kasturbai maintained a standard Gandhi could live up to and never doing what?

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

4. His body was so light and strong that what happened?

5. What is the key to transformation of character and consciousness?

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