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

2. His body was so light and strong that what happened?
(a) Gandhi lost many of his followers.
(b) Gandhi annoyed many who wanted to talk to him.
(c) Gandhi walked for great distances.
(d) Gandhi walked at a fast pace.

3. The people who gravitated to Gandhi are testament to what?
(a) The unhappiness of others.
(b) The need of the Indian people.
(c) The desire for peace around the world.
(d) His success.

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

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

6. On what does one who loves the Lord of Love focus?
(a) Living in the spirit of love.
(b) How to love oneself.
(c) Where to find love.
(d) Giving love to others.

7. When did Gandhi meditate?
(a) Every evening at eight or nine.
(b) Every afternoon at three or four.
(c) Every morning at three or four.
(d) Every morning at six or seven.

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

9. The two of them became what for men and women throughout India?
(a) Inspiration.
(b) A painful reminder of their inadequacy.
(c) A source of jealousy.
(d) An unattainable goal.

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

11. Gandhi described the process as reducing oneself to zero, which is when?
(a) He puts God first.
(b) He puts all others before himself.
(c) He becomes less than others.
(d) He becomes completely truthful, wise, and irresistibly powerful.

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

13. 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.

14. How did Gandhi feel about meditation?
(a) Content.
(b) Energized and invigorated.
(c) Tired and unsure.
(d) Confident and content.

15. Easwaran explains that most people see life in terms of what?
(a) People fear.
(b) People have, like, desire, and fear.
(c) People want.
(d) People have and do not have.

Short Answer Questions

1. Sri Krishna calls it the ______________ that inspires selfish possession, and says they are free who have escaped it, united with the Lord of Love and assured immortality.

2. Gandhi called the Bhagavad Gita what?

3. With whom did Gandhi take all of his solitude?

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

5. When one's love is deep enough, Sri Krishna explains to the eager Arjuna, selfish attachment, insecurity, fear and despair will do what?

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