Gandhi and his Early Movements –Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Karamchand Gandhi was Diwan of-

(a) Porbandar
(b) Rajkot
(c) Bikaner
(d) All of these

[U.P P.C.S. (Pre) 2001]


2. In which of the following colleges, did Gandhiji study?

(a) Samaldas College, Bhavnagar
(b) Dharmendrasinhji College, Rajkot
(c) Gujarat College, Ahmedabad
(d) Bahauddin College, Junagadh
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[66th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2020]


3. Which of the following international events influenced the course of the national movement in India before the advent of Mahatma Gandhi?
1. Italian-Abyssinian War, 1898
2. Boxer Movement in China
3. Revolutionary Movement in Ireland
4. Victory of Japan in the Russo-Japanese War
Code :

(a) 1, 2, and 3 only
(c) only 1, 2 and 4
(c) only 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1994]


4. The name of the magazine published by Mahatma Gandhi during his stay in South Africa was-:

(a) Navjeevan
(b) India Gazette
(c) Africaner
(d) Indian Opinion

[U.P P.C.S. (Pre) 2002]


5. Where is Phoenix Farm?

(a) Suratgarh
(b) Essex England
(c) Durban ( South Africa)
(d) Kampala

[M.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 1999]


6. M.K. Gandhi was a supporter of –

(a) Marxist socialism
(b) Category socialism
(c) Idealism
(d) Philosophical anarchism

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2009]


7. The twin principles of Mahatma Gandhi’s Ram Rajya were?

(a) Abolishment of untouchability and temperance
(b) Truth and non-violence
(c) Khadi and Spinning-wheel
(d) Right means and right ends

[U.P P.C.S. (Pre) 1993]


8. According to Gandhiji Non-Violence is:

(a) A way to attain truth
(b) A way to win political freedom
(c) The only way to realize God
(d) An end in itself

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1994]


9. Which of the following may be true regarding Gandhi?

(a) A Marxist without Marxism
(b) A Socialist without Socialism
(c) An Individualist without Individualism
(d) An Individualist among Socialist and a Marxist among Socialist

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


10. Which one of the following was the last step in the Gandhian strategy of Satyagraha?

(a) Boycott
(b) Picket
(c) Fast
(d) Strike

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


11. Which of the following statements is not true as per Gandhian Principle?

(a) The aim of Satyagrahi is to defeat the enemy
(b) The weapon of Satyagraha is Ahimsa
(c) Satyagrahi should be firm in his belief
(d) Satyagrahi should have no ill feelings towards his enemies.

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


12. According to Gandhiji, the Cruelest form of violence is

(a) Persistence of poverty
(b) Killing of cows
(c) Killing of human beings
(d) Torture of women and children

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


13. What idea is given by Gandhiji for family planning?

(a) Self-control
(b) Sterilization
(c) Restrain
(d) Loop

[M.P P.C.S (Pre) 1990]


14. In which year Gandhi returned from South Africa?

(a) 1915
(b) 1917
(c) 1916
(d) 1918

[M.P P.C.S. (Pre) 1997]


15. How many years did Gandhiji live in South Africa?

(a) 20 years
(b) 21 years
(c) 16 years
(d) 15 years

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


16. In which of the following railway stations of South Africa, Mahatma Gandhi was thrown out of the train?

(a) Johannesburg
(b) Pietermaritzburg
(c) Durban
(d) Pretoria

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


17. With reference to the British colonial rule in India, consider the following statements :
1. Mahatma Gandhi was instrumental in the abolition of the system of ‘indentured labor’.
2. In Lord Chelmsford’s ‘War Conference’, Mahatma Gandhi did not support the resolution on recruiting Indians for World War.
3. Consequent to the breaking of the Salt Law by the Indian people, the Indian National Congress was declared illegal by the colonial rulers.
Which of the statements given above is correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2019]


18. Which one of the following sessions of the Indian National Congress was for the first time attended by M.K. Gandhi:

(a) Lucknow Session, 1916
(b) Calcutta Session, 1901
(c) Amritsar Session, 1919
(d) Nagpur Session, 1920

[U.P.P.C.S. (Spl) (Mains) 2004, U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2003]


19. Sabarmati Ashram, established by Mahatma Gandhi during India’s Independence movement, is located on the outskirts of :

(a) Gandhinagar
(b) Ahmedabad
(c) Rajkot
(d) Wardha

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


20. Mahatma Gandhi set up an Ashram on the banks of Sabarmati near Ahmedabad is known as:

(a) Sabarmati Ashram
(b) Harijan Ashram
(c) Satyagraha Ashram
(d) Swaraj Ashram

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2003]


21. Which one of the following Ashrams related to Mahatma Gandhi, is the oldest?

(a) Sabarmati
(b) Phoenix
(c) Wardha
(d) Sadaqat

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2012]


22. Where did Gandhiji adopt ‘Seva Dharma’?

(a) Mumbai
(b) Shantiniketan
(c) South Africa
(d) Pune

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


23. Who among the following was the ‘Political Guru’ of Mahatma Gandhi?

(a) C.R. Das
(b) Dadabhai Nauroji
(c) Tilak
(d) G.K. Gokhale

[U.P P.C.S. (Pre) 1991]


24. As per Mahatma Gandhi politics meant –

(a) Religionless politics
(b) Activity for public welfare
(c) Truthless politics
(d) None of the above

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


25. Which of the following is not a feature of politics of the Gandhian model?

(a) Ethics
(b) Religion
(c) Humanity
(d) Authority

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


26. Who among the following coined the word ‘Satyagraha’?

(a) Harilal Gandhi
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Ramdas Gandhi
(d) Manilal Gandhi

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


27. During India’s struggle for Independence which was the first to start ‘Satyagraha’?

(a) Sardar Patel
(b) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(c) Vinoba Bhave
(d) Mahatma Gandhi

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


28. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is best known for which of the following?

(a) Use of passive resistance to achieve Indian Independence.
(b) Desire to establish an Islamic nation.
(c) Opposition to Hindus holding political office.
(d) Encouragement of violence to end British rule.

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


29. Who among the following had told: “Destruction is the best method of dealing with foreign clothes”?

(a) Rabindranath Tagore
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Chitranjan Das
(d) Subhas Chandra Bose

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


30. Gandhi’s boycott of British-made products was effective because the British considered India, a major :

(a) Shipping center
(b) Industrial centre
(c) Market for manufactured goods
(d) Source of mineral resources

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


31. What is the correct chronological sequence of the following events in the political life of Mahatma Gandhi?
1. Champaran Satyagrah
2. Ahmedabad Mill strike
3. Kheda Satyagraha
4. Non-cooperation Movement
Code :

(a) 2, 4, 3, 1
(b) 1, 2, 3, 4
(c) 4, 3, 2, 1
(d) 3, 4, 2, 1

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1993, Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


32. Who among the following was not a member of the Champaran Agrarian Enquiry Committee?

(a) F.G. Slay
(b) D.J. Reid
(c) Anugrah Narayan
(d) Mahatma Gandhi

[U.P. R.O. A.R.O. (Pre) 2017]


33. Which of the following was the first Satyagraha of Mahatma Gandhi in India?

(a) Ahmedabad
(b) Bardoli
(c) Champaran
(d) Individual

[64th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2018]


34. Which of the following was Gandhiji’s first Satyagraha Movement in India in which he used Civil Disobedience?

(a) Champaran
(b) Kheda
(c) Ahmedabad
(d) Rowlatt Satyagraha
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[66th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2020]


35. Indigo cultivation in India declined by the beginning of the 20th century because of :

(a) peasant resistance to the oppressive conduct of planters
(b) its unprofitability in the world market because of new inventions
(c) national leaders’ opposition to the cultivation of indigo
(d) Government control over the planters

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2020]


36. Arrange the following events in the correct chronological sequence using the code given below:
1. Satyagraha against the Rowlatt Act
2. Champaran Satyagraha
3. Kheda Peasant struggle
4. Ahmedabad Mill Strike
Code :

(a) 2, 4, 3, 1
(b) 1, 2, 3, 4
(c) 2, 1, 4, 3
(d) 3, 2, 4, 1

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2017]


37. Which one of the following is a very significant aspect of the Champaran Satyagraha?

(a) Active all-India participation of lawyers, students, and women in the National Movement
(b) Active involvement of Dalit and Tribal communities of India in the National Movement
(c) Joining of peasant unrest to India’s National Movement
(d) Drastic decrease in the cultivation of plantation crops and commercial crops

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2018]


38. Which of the following statements about Mahatma Gandhi are true?
1. He received his early education in Rajkot.
2. He married Kasturba at the age of 13.
3. He studied law at the Inner Temple, London.
4. He was most influenced by Ruskin’s book ‘Unto the Last’.
Select the correct answer from the code given below:
Code :

(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

[U.P.P.S.C. (GIC) 2010]


39. Mahatma Gandhi said that some of his deepest convictions were reflected in a book titled, “Unto The Last” and the book transformed his life. What was the message from the book that transformed Mahatma Gandhi?

(a) Uplifting the oppressed and poor is the moral responsibility of an educated man
(b) The good of the individual is contained in the good of all
(c) The life of celibacy and spiritual pursuit is essential for a noble life
(d) All the statements (a), (b), and (c) are correct in this context

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2011]


40. Whose work has influenced the Gandhian concept?

(a) Ruskin
(b) Thoreau
(c) Tolstoy
(d) All the above

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


41. Which of the following Movements is not related to Gandhiji?

(a) Swadeshi Movement
(b) Khilafat Movement
(c) Individual Satyagraha
(d) Quit India Movement

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 1998]


42. Which one of the following Satyagrahas was not led by Mahatma Gandhi?

(a) Quit India Movement
(b) Civil Disobedience
(c) Bardoli
(d) Kheda

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


43. In the context of Indian history, which of the following statement is/are correct regarding Vaikom Satyagraha?
1. It was a satyagraha against untouchability and caste discrimination.
2. Mahatma Gandhi participated in this Satyagraha.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
Codes :

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre.) 2021]


44. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Gandhi?

(a) Fought hard to improve the status of casteless untouchables
(b) Launched the Non-Cooperation Movement
(c) Began the Civil Disobedience Movement
(d) All the above

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


45. Who was the first person to call Mahatma Gandhi, the ‘Father of Nation’?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Vallabhbhai Patel
(c) C. Raj Gopalachari
(d) Subhash Chandra Bose

[U.P. P.S.C. (GIC) 2010, U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008, Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Mains) 2007, I.A.S (Pre) 1993]


46. The prefix ‘Mahatma’ was added with the name of Gandhi:

(a) During Champaran Satyagraha
(b) During the Satyagraha against Rowlatt Act
(c) In the Amritsar Session of the Indian National Congress, 1919
(d) At the beginning of the Khilafat Movement

[U.P.U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2002, U.P.P.C.S.(Pre) 2001]


47. Who of the following called Gandhiji ‘’Mahatma’’ for the first time?

(a) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(b) Madan Mohan Malviya
(c) Rabindra Nath Tagore
(d) Subhash Chandra Bose

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2010]


48. Who was the secretary of Mahatma Gandhi during Noakhali?

(a) Nirmal Kumar Bose
(b) Mahadeo Desai
(c) Pyare Lal
(d) Ballabh Bhai Patel

[41st B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1996]


49. In which of the following Satyagraha movements, did Gandhiji not participate directly?

(a) Rajkot Satyagraha
(b) Khera Satyagraha
(c) Vaikom Satyagraha
(d) Non-cooperation movement

[41st B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1996]


50. When did Mahatma Gandhi come to Chhattisgarh first?

(a) 2 October,1906
(b) 20 December 1920
(c) 1 July, 1937
(d) 9 September,1942

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S (Pre) 2005]


51. Who among the, following Gandhian followers was a teacher by profession?

(a) A. N. Sinha
(b) Braj Kishore Prasad
(c) J. B. Kripalani
(d) Rajendra Prasad

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2008]


52. Who among the following capitalists served as an AICC treasurer for many years and went to jail in 1930?

(a) G. D. Birla
(b) Jamnalal Bajaj
(c) J. R. D. Tata
(d) Balchand Hirachand

[47th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2005]


53. Indian cotton merchant, banker; Congressman, and a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi” The description fits with:

(a) G. D. Birla
(b) M. R. Jayakar
(c) Jamnalal Bajaj
(d) V. S. Shrinivas Sastri

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1993]


54. Mahatma Gandhi’s close English compatriot during the freedom movement was :

(a) Thomas Moore
(b) A. O. Hume
(c) Charles Andrews
(d) William Wavell

[46th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2004]


55. Which of the following Muslim leader accompanied Mahatma Gandhi on his arrival in Chhattisgarh in 1920?

(a) Maulana Muhammad Ali
(b) Maulana Shauqat Ali
(c) Maulana Azad
(d) Maulana Rahmat Ali

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2018]


56. Which one of the following Jails was named a ‘Mandir’ by Gandhiji?

(a) Naini
(b) Yarvada
(c) Cellular (Port Blair)
(d) Aghakhan Palace

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


57. At the time of India’s Independence, Mahatma Gandhi was:

(a) A member of the Congress Working Committee
(b) Not a member of the Congress
(c) The President of the Congress
(d) The General Secretary of the Congress

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1993]


58. On the death of Mahatma Gandhi who said, ‘The light has gone out of our lives:

(a) Lord Mountbatten
(b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(c) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

[M.P P.C.S. (Pre) 1995]


59. Who addressed Gandhiji as a ‘one-man boundary force’?

(a) Churchill
(b) Attlee
(c) Mountbatten
(d) Simon

[U.P.P.C.S. (Re. Exam) (Pre) 2015]


60. Which one of the following had commanded Mahatma Gandhi to spend the first year in India ‘with his ears open but his mouth shut?

(a) Dadabhai Naoroji
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Pherozeshah Mehta
(d) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2014]


61. Who had advised Gandhiji to be an observer and student in the country for one year before entering Indian Politics?

(a) Annie Besant
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(d) Rabindranath Tagore

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


62. Who among the following used to say “Wrong means never take us to right ends”?

(a) Sardar Patel
(b) M.K. Gandhi
(c) Lala Lajpat Rai
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


63. Who among the following was the strong supporter of the principle that “Which is morally wrong, can never be politically right”?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Sardar Patel
(c) M. K. Gandhi
(d) C. Rajagopalachari

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


64. Gandhiji started his first Satyagraha against:

(a) British attack on Turkey
(b) Government of India Act,1935
(c) Payment of low wages to workers
(d) Rowlatt Act.

[Uttarakhand P.C.S (Pre) 2002, U.P Lower Sub. (Pre) 1998]


65. In which of the following movements did Mahatma Gandhi make the first use of the hunger strike as a weapon?

(a) Non-Cooperation Movement
(b) Rowlatt Satyagraha
(c) Ahmedabad Strike
(d) Bardoli Satyagraha

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


66. Mahatma Gandhi delivered his first public speech in India at –

(a) Bombay
(b) Lucknow
(c) Champaran
(d) Varanasi

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


67. From where did Gandhiji launch his mission of freeing bonded labor?

(a) Patna
(b) Calcutta
(c) Bombay
(d) Gorakhpur

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


68. Who participated in ‘Satyagraha’ started by Gandhiji at Ahmedabad in 1917-18?

(a) Cultivators class
(b) Industrial workers
(c) Public
(d) Middle Class

[39th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1994]


69. Which of the following struggles of Mahatma Gandhi was related to industrial workers-

(a) Champaran Satyagrah
(b) Ahmadabad Satyagarah
(c) Kheda Satyagraha
(d) None of the above

[U.P P.C.S. (Pre) 2002]


70. For whom among the following was Ahmedabad Satyagraha launched?

(a) Farmers
(b) Cotton Mill Workers
(c) Jewellery artisans
(d) Press Freedom

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


71. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched regarding propounding the principle of Trusteeship of Mahatma Gandhi?

(a) South Africa – 1903
(b) London – 1904
(c) Delhi – 1905
(d) Ahmedabad – 1906

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


72. Which one of the following statements is not correct about the Gandhian economy?

(a) He laid emphasis on the economy based on nonviolence.
(b) Centralisation leads to exploitation and inequality, hence centralization is an opponent of the formation of a nonviolent society
(c) He was not in favor of mechanization in India
(d) He did not favor mechanization in the U.S.A.

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


73. According to M.K. Gandhi socioeconomic improvement of untouchables can be brought about :

(a) By their temple entry
(b) By providing grant-in-aid
(c) By earmarking funds for their socioeconomic development
(d) By establishing a cottage industry for them

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


74. What does ‘Gandhian Innovation’ mean?

(a) To produce more
(b) To produce in the domestic economy
(c) To produce for consumption
(d) To produce more from less input for more people

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


75. Which event occurred first?

(a) Kheda Satyagraha
(b) Civil Disobedience Movement
(c) Non-Cooperation Movement
(d) Champaran Satyagraha

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


76. Tinkathia System in Champaran meant:

(a) Cultivation of Indigo on the 3/20 area of land.
(b) Cultivation of Indigo on 3/19 area of land
(c) Cultivation of Indigo on 3/18 area of land
(d) None of the above

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2013]


77. Who drew Gandhiji’s attention to the plight of indigo peasants in Champaran?

(a) Rajendra Prasad
(b) Anugrah Narayan Sinha
(c) Acharya Kripalani
(d) Raj Kumar Shukla
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[66th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2020]


78. The Champaran Movement was basically against

(a) Land revenue
(b) cash crops
(c) agricultural policies of the British Government
(d) Land grants
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[66th B.P.S.C. Re-Exam (Pre) 2020]


79. At which place in Bihar, Gandhiji started the Satyagraha movement for the first time in India :

(a) Patna
(b) Gaya
(c) Madhubani
(d) Champaran

[48th to 52nd B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2008]


80. Gandhiji’s Champaran Movement was for :

(a) The Security of the rights of Harijans
(b) Civil Disobedience Movement
(c) Maintaining of unity of Hindu Society
(d) Solving the problems of Indigo worker

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2012]


81. Champaran Satyagraha was related to :

(a) Ezaredari
(b) Tinkathia
(c) Jenmis
(d) None

[39th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1994]


82. The system of ‘Tinkathia’ in the district of Champaran meant:

(a) Cultivation of Indigo by the peasant on 3/20 part of the land
(b) Cultivation of Indigo by the peasants on 3/21 part of the land
(c) Cultivation of Indigo by the peasants on 3/19 part of the land
(d) None of the above

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2003, U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2002]


83. With which place and cultivation ‘Tinkathia’ Kanoon is related?

(a) Gorakhpur – Opium
(b) Begusarai – Paddy
(c) Champaran – Indigo (Neel)
(d) Burdwan – Paddy

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


84. Consider the following statements:
1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad persuaded Mahatma Gandhi to come to Champaran to investigate the problem of peasants.
2. Acharya J.B. Kripalani was one of Mahatma Gandhi’s colleagues in his Champaran investigation.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2010]


85. Who drew Mahatma Gandhi’s attention towards the exploitation of the peasants by the European Indigo planters?

(a) Baba Ram Chandra
(b) Raj Kumar Shukla
(c) Swami Sahajananda Saraswati
(d) Sri Krishna Sinha
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[60th to 62nd B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2016]


86. Who invited Gandhiji Champaran?

(a) Rajendra Prasad
(b) Raj Kumar Shukla
(c) Mazharul Haq
(d) Krishna Sahay
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2018]


87. Which one of the following is associated with the Champaran Satyagraha of Mahatma Gandhi?

(a) Vallabhbhai Patel
(b) Madan Mohan Malviya
(c) Shaukat Ali
(d) Raj Kumar Shukla

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


 88. Those who joined Mahatma Gandhi during the Champaran Satyagraha included:

(a) Vallabh Bhai Patel and Vinoba Bhave
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru and Rajendra Prasad
(c) Rajendra Prasad and Anugraha Narain Sinha
(d) Mahadev Desai and Maniben Patel

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1999]


89. The person not connected with the Champaran movement was-

(a) Rajendra Prasad
(b) Anugrah Narayan Sinha
(c) J.B. Kripalani
(d) Jai Prakash Narayan

[42nd B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1997]


90. After returning from South Africa, Gandhiji launched his first successful Satyagraha in :

(a) Chauri-Chaura
(b) Dandi
(c) Champaran
(d) Bardoli

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2011, I.A.S. (Pre) 2000]


91. In which Farmers’ Movement did Mahatma Gandhi participate first of all?

(a) Khera
(b) Champaran
(c) Bardoli
(d) Baroda

[42nd B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1997]


92. At which one of the following places did Mahatma Gandhi first start his Satyagraha in India?

(a) Ahmedabad
(b) Bardoli
(c) Champaran
(d) Kheda

[Jharkhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2011, U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2009, I.A.S. (Pre) 2007, U.P.P.C.S. (Spl) (Mains) 2004]


93. At which place in Bihar Gandhiji had his first Satyagraha?

(a) Champaran
(b) Chhapra
(c) Bettiah
(d) Patna

[56th to 59th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2015]


94. Who amongst the following invited Mahatma Gandhi to Champaran in connection with indigo cultivation?

(a) J. B. Kriplani
(b) Rajendra Prasad
(c) Raj Kumar Shukla
(d) Motilal Nehru

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2016]


95. Which one of the following statements is not correct about Champaran Satyagraha?

(a) It was connected with the peasants
(b) It was launched against the ‘Tinkathia’ system
(c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad and J.B. Kripalani co-operated with M.K. Gandhi in it.
(d) It was the first movement launched by M.K. Gandhi on the All-India level.

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2011]


96. Who was the National Leader of the Champaran Indigo movement?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Birsa Munda
(c) Baba Ramchandra
(d) Ram Singh

[48th to 52nd B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2008]


97. Who had opposed the Champaran Satyagraha of Mahatma Gandhi?

(a) Rabindranath Tagore
(b) N.G Ranga
(c) Rajkumar Shukla
(d) Rajendra Prasad

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2007]


98. What was the reason for Mahatma Gandhi to organize a Satyagraha on behalf of the peasants of Kheda?
1. The Administration did not suspend the land revenue collection in spite of a drought.
2. The Administration proposed to introduce Permanent Settlement in Gujarat
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2011]