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

Eknath Easwaran
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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

Gandhi established ashrams.

Part 1) What is an ashram? Why does he establish them?

Part 2) How does he benefit from them? How do others benefit from them?

Part 3) How could an ashram be created in our own culture today? How would it benefit our society?

Essay Topic 2

The principles used in Self-Satyagraha can be used in regards to various individuals.

Part 1) What principles can be used to keep harmony in a relationship and family? How do these relationships benefit from these principles?

Part 2) How can these principles then be used in ever larger groups? How might society as we know it change is satyagrahas took place?

Part 3) How can satyagraha take place in your school community? What can you do to encourage the following of these principles? How would this change the school environment? Why would this environment be changed?

Essay Topic 3

Gandhi's marriage to Kasturbai was arranged when he was thirteen.

Part 1) Is this unusual? Why or why not? How might this affect one's life at thirteen? How would your life be different if you were married at thirteen?

Part 2) How did these two treat each other? What might be expected of two thirteen-year-olds? What is unusual about this couple? Why?

Part 3) How did these two become an inspiration for couples around the world? What have you learned from this couple?

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