Mohandas Gandhi

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Mohandas Gandhi.

1. In what country was Mohandas Gandhi born?
a. United States
b. Spain
c. France
d. Egypt
e. India

2. What did Gandhi study at university?
a. Agriculture
b. Law
c. Engineering
d. Marketing
e. Political science

3. In what African country did Mohandas Gandhi practice law and begin his work in civil rights?
a. Egypt
b. Kenya
c. South Africa
d. Somalia
e. Tunisia

4. Gandhi fought for the independence of India from what empire?
a. British Empire
b. French Empire
c. Chinese Empire
d. Persian Empire
e. Spanish Empire

5. What type of protests did Gandhi organize?
a. Violent
b. Destructive
c. Non-violent
d. Armed attacks
e. All of the above

6. What did the British government do to Gandhi for organizing the protests?
a. Tortured him
b. Gave him a fine
c. Forced him not to eat
d. Put him in prison
e. Nothing

7. Where did Gandhi attend university?
a. United States
b. Spain
c. France
d. Egypt
e. England

8. What did Gandhi do to continue protesting while in prison?
a. He organized bombings of government buildings
b. He fasted
c. He asked the people to riot and break him out of prison
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

9. Why did Gandhi march 241 miles to the sea?
a. To protest attacks by the British Navy
b. To protest World War I
c. To protest the salt tax
d. To protest nuclear arms
e. To protest a new fuel tax

10. How did Mohandas Gandhi die?
a. He starved to death while in prison
b. He committed suicide as part of his protests
c. He died of cancer
d. He was assassinated while attending a prayer meeting
e. His death is still a mystery

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