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Gandhiji General knowledge questions

Gandhiji's visit to different states

Q. When did Gandhiji visit Kerala for the first time?
Answer: 1920

Q. In which year Mahatma Gandhi visited TamilNadu(Madras) for the first time ?

Q. When did Gandhi visit Karnataka for the first time?
Answer: 1915

1. When did Gandhiji born?
Answer: in 1869 October 2

2. When did Gandhiji went to South Africa to practice law?
Answer: in 1893

3. Where did Gandhiji's first Satyagraha experimented?
Answer: South Africa in 1906, September to protest against the Asiatic Ordinance issued against the Indians in Transval

4. When was Gandhiji's first imprisonment?
Answer: 1908 at Johannesberg in South Africa

5. In which railway station where Gandhiji was humiliated and ousted ?
Answer: Peter Marits Burg Railway Station in SouthAfrica

6. When did Gandhiji started Tolstoy Farm (SouthAfrica)?
Answer: in 1910

7. Where did Gandhiji started the Phoenix Settlement ?
Answer: Durban in South Africa

8. What is the name of weakly started by Gandhiji in SouthAfrica?
Answer: Indian opinion (1904)

9. When did Gandhiji returned to India from South Africa ?
Answer: 9th January 1915.
January 9 is observed as Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

10. Where was Gandhiji’s first satyagraha in India?
Answer: It was for the right of Indigo workers in Champaran in 1917

11. Where was gandhiji’s first fast (Gandhiji’s second satyagraha in India)?
Answer: In Ahmadabad

12. Which causes Gandhiji to abandoned his title Kaiser-I-Hind?
Answer: Jallianwalabagh Massacre (1919)

13. Who started weeklies named Young India and Navjeevan?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

14. Which is the only Congress session presided over by Gandhiji?
Answer: Congress session at Belgaum in 1924

15. Who started All India Harijan Samaj in 1932?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

16. Where is Wardha Ashram situated?
Answer: In Maharashtra

17. When did Gandhiji started the weekly Harijan?
Answer: 1933

18. Gandhiji called Subhash Chandra Bose as _________?
Answer: Patriot

19. Who called Gandhiji as “Half naked Seditious Fakir”?
Answer: Winston Churchill

20. Who gave the name ‘Gurudev’ to Tagore?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

21. Who called Gandhiji as ‘Mahatma’?
Answer: Tagore

22. Who is political guru of Gandhiji ?
Answer: Gopal Krishna Gokhale

23. Who is considered as spiritual guru of Gandhiji?
Answer: Leo Tolstoy

24. When did Gandhiji assassinated?
Answer: 1948 January 30 by Nadhuram Vinayak Godse

25. What was called as 'Post Dated Cheque' by Gandhiji ?
Answer: Cripps's Mission (1942)

26. When did Gandhiji published 'Hind Swaraj' ?
Answer: In the year 1908

27. who gave Baba Amta the title 'Abhay Sadak' ?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

28. The period which is considered as 'Gandhian Era' in Indian Independence struggle ?
Answer: 1915 - 1948

29. Where was Gandhiji’s third satyagraha in India?
Answer:  kheda satyagraha

30. What is the real name of Gandhi's Autobiography ?
Answer: Satya na prayogo

31. What is the period that referred in Gandhi's Autobiography ?
Answer: 1869 - 1921

32. When did Autobiography of Gandhiji first published ?
Answer: 1927 (in Navajeevan)

33. In which language Gandhiji wrote his Autobiography ?
Answer: Gujarati

34.  Who translated Gandhi's autobiography into English ?
Answer:  Mahadev Desai

35. Who founded Satyagrah Sabha ?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

36. Who was the secretary of Mahatma Gandhi after the demise of Mahadev Desai ?
Answer: Pyarelal

37. What is the real name of Mira Behn, the disciple of Gandhiji ?
Answer: Madeleine Slade

38. Who compared Gandhi's Dandi March to the legendary journey of Sri Rama to Lanka ?
Answer: Motilal Nehru

* Persons having nick name as Gandhi

39. Who is known as Frontier Gandhi ?
Answer: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

40. Who is known as Bihar Gandhi ?
Answer: Dr. Rajendra Prasad

41. Who is known as Modern Gandhi ?
 Answer: Baba Amte

42. Who is known as Sri Lankan Gandhi ?
 Answer: A.T. Ariyaratne

43. Who is known as American Gandhi ?
Answer: Martin Luther King

44. Who is known as Burmese Gandhi ?
Answer: General Aung San

45. Who is known as African Gandhi ?
Answer:  Kenneth Kaunda

46. Who is known as South African Gandhi ?
Answer:  Nelson Mandela

47. Who is known as Kenya Gandhi ?
 Answer:  Jomo Kenyatta

48. Who is known as Indonesian Gandhi ?
Answer:  Ahmed Sukarno

Some of the Books about Gandhi.

49. Who wrote the book "The words of Gandhi" ?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

Other Books written by Gandhiji - 
"The Essential Gandhi" ,   "The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi" ,      "The Penguin Gandhi reader","Gandhi on Islam",      "The Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi",    "The book of Gandhi wisdom",       "Hind swaraj and other writings",           "The Way to God",    "For Pacifists"

50. Who is the write of  "Gandhi on Non-Violence" ?
Answer: Thomas Merton

51. "The Life Of Mahatma Gandhi" is written by?
Answer:Louis Fischer

52. who is the author of "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and his Struggle with India"
Answer: Joseph Lelyveld

Miscellaneous Questions about Gandhiji

*53. Which Round table Conference was attended by gandhiji?
Answer: Second

*54. second round table conference was held at which year?
Answer: 1931 

*55. Which is the gandhiji's first political agitation in india ?
Answer: Champaran Satyagraha


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  3. Gandhi ji ne apna last fast kha kiya tha aur unki hatya kb aur kha hui b hona chaiye tha.

    1. Gandhiji is assassinated in birla house meeting in new delhi through revolver shots by by nathuram vinayak godse on 30 january 1948

    2. Gandhi ki hatya hui thi 30 janvuary 1948

  4. Thanks

    It will be added soon.

    "aur unki hatya", Is that means When gandhiji killed/died ??

  5. Who is known as sage of Sabarmati ?

    Answer: Gandhiji

  6. Gandhi gk questions

    Gandhiji's famous message "Do or die" is associated with ?

    Answer: Quit india Movement

  7. Please add books written by gandhi in order wise which is first and then

  8. Political guru of mahatama gandhi- gokhle

  9. what was the aim of gandhi g to come into the indian politics

  10. can you please tell me who has done cremation of mahatma gandhi...? means unka antim/agni sanskar kisne kiya...?

  11. Mahatma Gandhi Setu is Over which river?
    answer: Ganga river ( Patna )

  12. gandhi ji ka photo indian currency note par kab aya? ans please!

    1. Gandhi photo started to print on indian currency from 1979. But Reserve Bank of India (RBI) introduced the mahathma gandhi series in 1996

    2. before 1979 who was the main person about the currency

  13. Thank u 4 all information about gandhi jee its will help us 4 competitive examination plz also add the family members name of gandhi jee.

  14. Hi thank you I was preparing tnpsc exams your information is highly useful to me pls add more leaders facts who involved independent

  15. Gandhi ji is assassinated in birla house prayee meeting in new delhi through revolver shots by nathuram vinayak godse on 30 january 1948

  16. Great. I've got all the basic info. Thank you so much. Keep updating

  17. when did Gandhi ji joint political party ???i

  18. On their death date MARTYR DAY is observed

  19. very useful thank you

  20. Institutions founded by gandhiji were Phoenix ashram , sevagram ashram, sabarmati ashram

  21. Who called gandhi ji as "father of nation"=subhash chander bose

  22. Gandhiji started dandi march on 12 march 1930 to 6 april 1930 with 78 followers and covered the distance of 388 km and was protesting against salt tax at dandi

  23. From whom gandhi ji got faith in "RAM NAME"?
    From their house maid Rambha bai in childhood.

    Thanks for this post I am preaparing for a exam having a part of syllabus about gandhi openinon.
    I read Gandhi ji book "My experiment on truth".
    I found this most spritual book of my life.

  24. Gandhi ji went South africa as a barrister of Seth Abdullaha.
    In south africa Gandhi ji was famous as " BHAI".

  25. Q Who gave Gandhiji Title of Kesar-e-Hind?

    Ans Lord Hardinge

  26. this is just supperb one i love this too

  27. who was the political leader with Gandhiji minutes before he was shot?
    Vallabhai Patel.
    what were the last words from ganhijis mouth before he died?
    "he ram"

  28. "will it make me also winner"

  29. Name of Gandhi ji's wife is Kasturbai Makhanji Kapadia "Kasturba"

  30. Ghandhiji spiritual Guru srimad rajachandra

  31. More gandhi related questions

    1.Who is the director of film Gandhi?
    Answer: Richard Attenborough

    2. Who was acted as Mahatma gandhi in film Gandhi?
    Answer: Ben Kingsley

  32. Mahatma Gandhi visited Kerala first time in which year?

  33. Gandhiji's grandfather name
    Answer: ota gandhi ( ओता गांधी)

  34. Which was the first book of gandhiji?


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