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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Describe Gandhi's evening walks.
(a) They were quiet.
(b) They were slow and peaceful.
(c) They were a parade of adoring community members.
(d) They were a time for him to be with his wife and children.
2. He cared for the sick in the ashram, and filled every interaction with what?
3. When one meditates, one drives what deep into the consciousness?
(a) The highest ideals.
4. The final chapter Eknath Easwaran writes is focused on the daily habits and the things that defined the personality of Gandhi as what?
(a) An individual in his public life.
(b) Needing his private life.
(c) Not trusting those who need a private life.
(d) An individual in his private life.
5. The two of them became what for men and women throughout India?
(a) A source of jealousy.
(b) An unattainable goal.
(d) A painful reminder of their inadequacy.
6. Why did Gandhi experiment with variations on vegetarian dishes?
(a) To make them readily available to others.
(b) To make them appealing to all.
(c) To make them for filling.
(d) To make them nutritious in spite of taste.
7. With whom did Gandhi take all of his solitude?
(a) His ashram family.
(b) His closest followers.
(c) His wife and children.
(d) His students.
8. In order to make his teaching more accessible, Gandhi established what?
9. What types of people did Gandhi love?
(b) The religious.
(c) Every variety.
10. Sri Krishna says that the wise person's love for the Lord of Love does what?
(a) Shows him how to love himself and others.
(b) Takes away his need to love.
(c) Gives him love to share with others.
(d) Has consumed all of his selfishness and preoccupation with pleasing his own senses.
11. A united mind is trained wholly to what?
(a) The same cause.
(b) The desires of the Lord.
(c) The needs of others.
(d) The needs of the individual.
12. Kasturbai kept her faith in her husband's character even when what happened?
(a) She did not believe in it.
(b) He did not display it.
(c) He was gone from her.
(d) He did not deserve it.
13. 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?
(d) A mantra.
14. Prayer meetings featured readings from what?
(a) All three major scriptures.
(b) The Hindu scriptures.
(c) The Christian scriptures.
(d) The Muslim scriptures.
15. When Gandhi was asked to explain in three words the secret of his life, what did he say?
(a) Love all others.
(b) Peace, love, happiness.
(c) Renounce and enjoy.
(d) Give to God.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Patanjali?
2. What does Patanjali say?
3. Easwaran explains that these verses describe what?
4. 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?
5. Easwaran explains that most people see life in terms of what?
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