Gandhi, the Man Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Eknath Easwaran
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Gandhi sulked in his homesickness until when?

2. Leaving Kasturbai again, this time with two sons, Gandhi left for South Africa in the hopes of what?

3. What did Gandhi call the new form of resistance?

4. Seeing that his client was clearly right, and a long court battle would benefit no one but the lawyers, what was Gandhi determined to do?

5. In order to bring about change in India in particular, the first such system he wanted to address was what?

Short Essay Questions

1. How was Imperialism put on trial?

2. With what was Gandhi confronted in South Africa? How did he deal with this?

3. How is Gandhi irresistible to followers?

4. What is one of the most potent moments in Gandhi's life?

5. What is one of Gandhi's most treasured meditations?

6. How does Easwaran closes this chapter?

7. Describe the importance of Gandhi's time with children.

8. After the discussion of family, what does Flinders discuss?

9. What is ahimsa?

10. What has the satyagrahi been able to see beyond?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Many of Gandhi's followers are women.

Part 1) Is this purely coincidence? Why or why not?

Part 2) What does Gandhi learn from these women? How does this affect his view of non-violence and the peace of the world?

Part 3) What are your thoughts on the importance of women in society? How can society benefit from women such as those who followed Gandhi?

Essay Topic 2

A round table discussion is held by the British.

Part 1) Why is this discussion held? Why is Gandhi invited? What does this reveal about Gandhi's role in Indian politics? What does this say about his influence?

Part 2) How does this discussion benefit from his presence? Who else benefits from his presence? How?

Part 3) How does Gandhi benefit from this experience? How does this help his cause?

Essay Topic 3

The Salt Satyagraha of 1930 was significant.

Part 1) What was this? Why is it significant?

Part 2) Why does this take place? Do you believe this satyagraha was necessary? Why or why not? How effective was it? Why?

Part 3) to what other satyagrahas does this lead? How does it affect the lives of those in India, as well as around the world?

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