Check how much you know about Gandhiji ! – Gandhi Quiz

Gandhi Quiz Online

On 2nd October 2020, India will celebrate 151st birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly know as Gandhiji.

Gandhiji dedicated his entire life to this country and led multiple civil rights and freedom movements across this country. In today’s Online Gandhi Quiz, lets see how much do we really know about our father of the Nation.

There will be 20 Questions in this Gandhi Quiz set and each of the Questions are hand picked by our experts.

Best of Luck. .

  • Question of

    Gandhiji confessed his guilt of stealing for the purpose of smoking in a letter, promising never to steal in future and asking for adequate punishment. To whom was this letter addressed?

    • Father
    • Mother
    • Elder Brother
    • Friend
  • Question of

    Devdas was Gandhiji’s

    • Only child
    • Second child
    • Eldest child
    • Youngest child
  • Question of

    Gandhiji, the votary of nonviolence was shot dead on January 30, 1948 at Birla House, New Delhi, shortly after 5 p.m. while going to the prayer meeting. Which was that fateful day of the week?

    • Saturday
    • Wednesday
    • Friday
    • Monday
  • Question of

    Subhash Chandra Bose was elected President of the Congress in 1938 with Gandhiji’s goodwill. He wanted a second term, but Gandhiji did not approve of it. Despite the disapproval, Bose fought the election and won it, defeating the official candidate by over 200 votes. Gandhiji took it as a personal defeat. Identify the candidate.

    • Lala Lajpatrai
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Pattabhi Sitaramayya
    • Sarojini Naidu
  • Question of

    On being arrested for his “Quit India” programme, where was Gandhiji detained?

    • Yeravda Jail
    • Byculla Prison
    • Agakhan Palace Jail
    • Ahmedabad Prison
  • Question of

    The book “Unto This Last” greatly captivated and transformed Gandhiji. So much so that he translated it into Gujarati. Who was its author?

    • Ruskin Bond
    • John Ruskin
    • Leo Tolstoy
    • Louis Fisher
  • Question of

    Gandhiji’s “The Story of My Experiments with Truth” was originally written in Gujarati. Who translated it into English?

    • Maganlal Gandhi
    • Mahadev Desai
    • Pyarelalji
    • Sushila Nayyar
  • Question of

    Identify the leader who last met Gandhiji for about an hour and left him just few minutes before he was shot dead on January 30, 1948 while on his way to the prayer meeting.

    • Vallabhbhai Patel
    • Sarojini Naidu
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Vinoba Bhave
  • Question of

    In February 1933 Gandhiji started the publication of a weekly paper, Harijan, to promote the anti – untouchability campaign. Its first issue was out on February 11, 1933 from

    • Bombay
    • Ahmedabad
    • Poona
    • Nasik
  • Question of

    When on August 15, 1947 the transfer of power took place, the Congress President issued a message to the nation and saluted Mahatma Gandhi as “the maker of freedom achieved in a unique way.” He said “never before was so great an event consummated with such little bloodshed and violence.” Who was the Congress President?

    • J B Kripalani
    • Vallabhai Patel
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Motilal Nehru
  • Question of

    When did Gandhiji get his head shaved, discard his clothes and settle for a loin cloth?

    • 1930
    • 1921
    • 1925
    • 1930
  • Question of

    Who worked as Private Secretary to Mahatma Gandhi?

    • Pyarelalji
    • Mahadev Desai
    • Kishorilal Mashruwalla
    • Sushila Nayyar
  • Question of

    Who in South Africa gave Gandhiji ‘Unto This Last’ to read which proved to be one of the most decisive books of his life?

    • John Holmes Haynes
    • H S Polak
    • Hermann Kallenbach
    • Louis Fischer
  • Question of

    Who described Gandhi’s march to Dandi in the following words- “Like the historic march of Ramchandra to Lanka, the march of Gandhi will be memorable”

    • Motilal Nehru
    • Sarojini Naidu
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Vallabhai Patel
  • Question of

    Which of the following did Gandhiji describes as his two lungs?

    • Ahimsa and peace
    • Ahimsa and truth
    • Truth and Peace
    • Brahamcharya and Aparigriha
  • Question of

    Who inspired Gandhi with ‘ Ram Nam’ in his childhood?

    • Kasturba
    • Putlibai
    • Rambha Dai
    • Lakshmi Das
  • Question of

    Gandhiji wrote in ‘Young India’ “This satanic Government cannot be mended, it must be ended” after

    • Rowlatt Act
    • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
    • Ahmedabad Satyagraha
    • Death of Lala Lajpat Rai
  • Question of

    During which among the following movements, Mahatma Gandhi remarked: “on bended knees I asked for bread and received stone instead” ?

    • Khilafat Movement
    • Non-Cooperation Movement
    • Dandi March
    • Quit India Movement
  • Question of

    Mahatma Gandhi on 8 August 1942 made a call to Do or Die in his Quit India speech delivered at the Gowalia Tank Maidan. Which city of India is associated with Gowalia Tank Maidan?

    • Amritsar
    • Mumbai
    • New Delhi
    • Surat
  • Question of

    Who asked Gandhiji to eat meat in order to become strong?

    • Sheikh Mehtab
    • Karsan Das
    • Lakshmi Das
    • Uka


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