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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In addition to detachment, what was a guiding principle from the Gita to which Gandhi aspired?
2. Easwaran explains that these verses describe what?
3. At Sevagram, people were so drawn to him, that what happened?
4. The idea was detachment from the result of one's actions, so that one's focus is on what?
5. What must be driven out of the mind?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Gandhi's return home was a struggle.
Part 1) Why was his return home a struggle? How did he handle this?
Part 2) How might Gandhi have handled this struggle later in life? Why?
Part 3) How does this struggle lead Gandhi to be the man as the world knows him?
Part 4) What does this say about the importance of one's struggles?
Essay Topic 3
Gandhi saw a link between violence and cowardice.
Part 1) Describe this link. What link exists with those who are non-violent? Why? How can Gandhi prove this?
Part 2) Would you agree with the connections Gandhi makes? Why or why not?
Part 3) How are Gandhi's beliefs supported by his religious research? What other historical figures can be used to support these connections made by Gandhi?
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