Mahatma Gandhi Quiz For Kids And Adults

Mahatma Gandhi Quiz — Not Just for Kids!

Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, had an indispensable role to play in India’s freedom movement. As citizens of free India, your children must know about his life and times and the struggle he put in to help us attain freedom from British rule. This October 2, organise a Mahatma Gandhi quiz at home for your kids. Use these quiz questions related to Mahatma Gandhi and have fun quizzing!

25+ Quiz Questions on Mahatma Gandhi With Answers

1. Who called Gandhiji ‘Mahatma’?

Answer: Rabindranath Tagore

2. Who is considered as the spiritual guru of Gandhiji?

Answer: Leo Tolstoy

3. Where was Mahatma Gandhi born?

Answer: Porbandar, India – It is a coastal city in Gujarat, also known for being the birthplace of Sudama

4. What is Mahatma Gandhi’s first name?

Answer: Mohandas

5. What is the name of Mahatma Gandhi’s parents?

Answer: Karamchand and Putlibai Gandhi

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6. What did Gandhiji call freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose?

Answer: Patriot

7. What is the significance of the Gandhi Memorial in Kanyakumari?

Answer: Gandhiji’s ashes were kept here before immersion in the sea on February 12, 1948

8. When was the Mahatma Gandhi Series of banknotes issued by the Reserve Bank of India?

Answer: 1996

9. Who is the author of Gandhiji’s favourite Bhajan ‘Vaishnava jana to tene kahiye’?

Answer: Narsi Mehta – The bhajan speaks about the ideals of a Vaishnava Jana or a follower of Lord Vishnu

10. What was the civil disobedience movement where the British were asked to leave India called?

Answer: Quit India Movement

11. Who led the salt Satyagraha Movement with Gandhi?

Answer: Sarojini Naidu

12. How is the date of Mahatma Gandhi’s return to India in 1915 observed now?

Answer: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

13. When is the International Day of Non-Violence celebrated?

Answer: October 2 — apt, isn’t it?

14. Where is Sabarmati Ashram?

Answer: Ahmedabad – It was formerly known as “Satyagraha Ashram”

15. By which name is Gandhi lovingly called by his countrymen?

Answer: Bapu – It is a Gujarati endearment for “father” or “papa”

16. What was Gandhiji’s age when he went to London to become a barrister?

Answer: 19 years old

17. What title did Mahatma Gandhi give to his autobiography?

Answer: “The Story of My Experiments with Truth”

18. In which prison was Gandhi mostly imprisoned during his struggles against the British?

Answer: Yerwada Jail in Pune

19. Which major non-violent protest was launched by Gandhiji in 1930?

Answer: The Dandi March or Salt March

20. Which political leader often disagreed with Gandhi but described him as the “Saint of Sabarmati”?

Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru

21. How many times was Mahatma Gandhi nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize?

Answer: Five times

22. Which British officer was assassinated by Gandhiji’s supporter, leading to Gandhi fasting as an act of atonement?

Answer: James A. Dyer, responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre

23. Who played the role of Mahatma Gandhi in the 1982 movie ‘Gandhi’?

Answer: Ben Kingsley

24. What was the first Satyagraha movement initiated by Gandhi?

Answer: Champaran Satyagraha in Bihar, 1917

25. In which year did Gandhiji initiate the Non-Cooperation Movement?

Answer: 1920

26. Which principle, meaning “non-violence,” was a cornerstone of Gandhiji’s philosophy?

Answer: Ahimsa

I hope this set of questions complements your list well!

Take a trip down India’s history with these general knowledge questions on Mahatma Gandhi. What’s more, this Gandhi Jayanti quiz can be fun not just for kids but also the adults. Just add some fun buzzers and cool gifts at the end!

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