Sunday, September 30, 2018

Quiz on Gandhi Jayanti

Q: When is Gandhi Jayanti Celebrated?

A: 2nd October

Trivia: Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Q: Which year did Mahatma Gandhi born?

A: 1869

Q: In which city did Mahatma Gandhi born?

A: Porbandar

Q: 2nd October or Gandhi Jayanti is also celebrated worldwide as?

A: International Day of Non-Violence.

Q: Who wrote the famous article "My Sorrow, My Shame"?
A: Mahatma Gandhi

Q: What was the name of Mahatma Gandhi's wife?
A: Kasturba Gandhi

Q: In which year did Mahatma Gandhi first returned to India from South Africa?
A: 1915

Q: Who had introduced Martin Luther King Jr. to Mahatma Gandhi?
A: African-American civil rights activist Bayanard Rustin

Q: Who wrote the famous article "My trip to the land of Gandhi"?
A: Martin Luther King Jr. wrote in his account, ‘My trip to the land of Gandhi’ in July 1959. Describing what he saw as the impact of nonviolence in India, he wrote, “I left India more convinced than nonviolent resistance is the most potent weapon available to oppressed people in their struggle for freedom.”

Q: In which year did honorific title "Mahatma" was given to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi?
A: 1914, South Africa.

Q: Who was the father of Mohandas  Karamchand Gandhi or Mahatma Gandhi?
A: Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi

Q: Name the brothers and sisters of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi?
A: Laxmidas, Raliatbehn and Karsandas.

Q: Name the children of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi?
A: The Gandhi couple had four children, all sons: Harilal, born in 1888; Manilal, born in 1892; Ramdas, born in 1897; and Devdas, born in 1900


Father of the Nation
Indians widely describe Gandhi as the father of the nation. Origin of this title is traced back to a radio address (on Singapore radio) on 6 July 1944 by Subhash Chandra Bose where Bose addressed Gandhi as "The Father of the Nation". On 28 April 1947, Sarojini Naidu during a conference also referred Gandhi as "Father of the Nation"

There are three temples in India dedicated to Gandhi. One is located at Sambalpur in Orissa and the second at Nidaghatta village near Kadur in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka and the third one at Chityal in the district of Nalgonda, Telangana.

In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly declared Gandhi's birthday 2 October as "the International Day of Nonviolence." First proposed by UNESCO in 1948, as the School Day of Nonviolence and Peace (DENIP in Spanish), 30 January is observed as the School Day of Nonviolence and Peace.

There is no such thing as "Gandhism", and I do not want to leave any sect after me. I do not claim to have originated any new principle or doctrine. I have simply tried in my own way to apply the eternal truths to our daily life and problems...The opinions I have formed and the conclusions I have arrived at are not final. I may change them tomorrow. I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and nonviolence are as old as the hills.

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