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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. ________________ with problems of policy were welcomed to come and ask Gandhi for his advice.
2. People came burdened and overwhelmed with their troubles, and left how?
3. A united mind is the only mind that is able to meditate and do what?
4. Sri Krishna says that the wise person's love for the Lord of Love does what?
5. Gandhi's focus was on letting the wisdom, love, joy and peace he studied make up what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What would happen that reveals how Gandhi was revered?
2. What do Gandhi and his wife do for Indians?
3. What is the purpose of the final chapter?
4. What did Gandhi do to make his teaching more accessible?
5. Who were most of Gandhi's followers? What did he say about them?
6. How does Gandhi respond when he is asked the secret of life?
7. How does Easwaran closes this chapter?
8. On what was Gandhi focused? What do the people who gravitated to Gandhi reveal about him?
9. According to Sri Krishna, what does the wise person's love for the Lord of Love do?
10. What are things that Gandhi does in the company of others?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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?
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