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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. When followers stopped asking questions, Gandhi would focus on what?
(a) Raising questions.
(b) His own thoughts.
(c) His future plans.
(d) Making children laugh.

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

3. Even ______________ was Gandhi embodying the spirit of compassion and forgiveness for which he had come to be known.
(a) On the last day of Gandhi's life.
(b) When he was alone.
(c) When he was a small child.
(d) When others threatened him.

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

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

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

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

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

9. Kasturbai kept her faith in her husband's character even when what happened?
(a) He did not deserve it.
(b) He did not display it.
(c) He was gone from her.
(d) She did not believe in it.

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

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

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

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

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

15. Easwaran explains that these verses describe what?
(a) The peace that can be brought to one's mind.
(b) How one should live.
(c) The highest state of consciousness a human can attain.
(d) The love one must feel for others.

Short Answer Questions

1. Easwaran opens the chapter entitled Mother and Child by asking the question of how such a personal evolution could have come about, and how the evolution of a single person could effect what?

2. Gandhi used what Rambha taught him his whole life, repeating it rhythmically when?

3. When one meditates, one drives what deep into the consciousness?

4. A united mind is the only mind that is able to meditate and do what?

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

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