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Here are the answers of the historical questions on Modern India ---

Who was Mahatma Gandhi?
Mahaatmaa Gandhi is known as "Raashtra Pitaa" (Father of the nation) of India.

(1) When was Mahatma Gandhi born.
(a) October 2, 1869
(b) January 26, 1850
(c) August 15, 1845
(d) September 24, 1844

The Correct Option is = (a) October 2, 1869

(2) Mahatma Gandhi was shot three times in the chest and died while on his way to a prayer meeting, on
(a) January 14, 1945
(b) January 30, 1948
(c) January 16, 1988
(d) January 10, 1945

The Correct option is = (b) January 30, 1948

(3) Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Hindu fanatic?
(a) Lois Mountbatten
(b) Velupillai Prabhakaran
(c) Nathuraam Godse
(d) Radha Vinod Raju

The Correct Option is = c) Nathuraam Godse

(4) Gandhi campaigned to improve the lives of the untouchables, whom he called...
(a) Naxalites
(b) Dalits
(c) Hari
(d) Harijan

The Correct Option is = (d) Harijans

(5) What was the name of the mother of Mahatma Gandhi
(a) Putlibai Gandhi
(b) Kasturba Gandhi
(c) Meera Gandhi
(d) Anuradha Gandhi

The Correct Option is = (a) Putlibai Gandhi

(6) What was the name of father of Mahatma Gandhi
(a) Karamchand Gandhi
(b) Manish Gandhi
(c) Vinod Gandhi
(d) Manakchand Gandhi

The Correct Option is = (a) Karamchand Gandhi

(7). Mahatma Gandhi was married when he was 14 year old, in May 1883. What is his wife's name?
(a) Anuradha Mukherjee
(b) Kasturbai Makhanji
(c) Meera Gandhi
(d) Putlibai Gandhi

The Correct Option is = (b) Kasturbai Makhanji

(8) Gandhi's date of death, 30 January, is commemorated in India as
(a) Martyr's Day
(b) Slave's Day
(c) Freedom Day
(d) Republic Day

The Correct Option is = (a) Martyr's Day

(9) Time magazine named Gandhi the Man of the Year in which year?
(a) 1930
(b) 1945
(c) 1918
(d) 1922

The Correct Option is = (a) 1930

(10) The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October, the birthday of
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Mahaatmaa Gandhi
(c) Sarojini Naidu
(d) Lal Bahadur Shastri

The Correct Option is = (b) Mahaatmaa Gandhi

(11) Gandhi Ji had a she-goat whose milk he used to drink. What was her name?
(a) Nirmalaa
(b) Preeti
(c) Maadhuree
(d) Nanditaa

The correct Option is = (a) Nirmalaa

(12) Gandhi Ji always kept three monkeys with him, what did they look like and what did they do?
(a) One had closed his eyes - don't see bad things
(b) One had closed his ears - don't hear bad things
(c) One had closed his mouth - don't speak any bad thing about anybody
(d) All of the above

The Correct Option is = (d) All of the above

(13) Who said “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(d) Sarojini Naidu

The Correct Option is = (a) Mahatma Gandhi

(14) When is the International Day of Non-Violence celebrated?
(a) 14th August
(b) 16th May
(c) 8th October
(d) 2nd October

The correct Option is = (d) 2nd October

(15) Where was Gandhi Ji born?
(a) Porbandar
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Karnaatak
(d) Aandhra Pradesh

The Correct Option is = (a) Porbandar

(16) Which of the following slogans is associated with the name of Gandhiji?
(a) Do or Die
(b) Tum mujhe khoon do main tumhe azaadi dunga
(c) Swaraj is my birth-right
(d) Jai Hind

The Correct Option is = (a) Do or Die
Note - Option (b) is for Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose



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