Gandhi, the Man Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Eknath Easwaran
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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What keeps a mind steady in every circumstance?

2. Sri Krishna says that the wise person's love for the Lord of Love does what?

3. In order to make his teaching more accessible, Gandhi established what?

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

5. Why did Gandhi experiment with variations on vegetarian dishes?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

As a child, Gandhi was unremarkable.

Part 1) How was he an unremarkable child? Why was he unremarkable?

Part 2) Why is this important to know about him?

Part 3) How is he transformed into the powerful man he later becomes? By who and what was he inspired? How is he an inspiration today?

Essay Topic 2

A guiding principle from the Gita is undivided singleness of mind.

Part 1) What is meant by undivided singleness of mind? Why is it important to Gandhi?

Part 2) How is this connected to Gandhi's secret to life?

Part 3) How does the use of meditation and mantras support this idea? How does yoga also aid in this?

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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