50 Facts About Mahatma Gandhi: Question and Answer

Mahatma Gandhi was a great and outstanding personality of India who is still inspiring the people in the country as well as abroad through his legacy of greatness, idleness and noble life. Let us read 50 facts about Mahatma Gandhi, question and answer.

  1. Gandhiji wrote Hind Swaraj in 1909
  2. Name the leader who last met Gandhiji for about an hour and left him just a few minutes before he was shot dead on January 30, 1948 while on his way to the prayer meeting – Sardar Patel
  3. The year of Ahmedabad Mill strike in which Gandhiji observed hunger strike for the first time? 1918
  4. Where the All India Khilafat Conference was held under the presidentship of Gandhiji? Delhi
  5. Who was deputed by Gandhiji to lead the anti-tax campaign in Bardoli? Vallabh Bhai Patel
  6. Whom Gandhiji declared as his political heir? Jawaharlal Nehru
  7. Gandhiji was assassinated at the age of: 79
  8. Gandhiji was imprisoned for __ days in India. 2089
  9. Who was Gokuldas Makanji to Gandhiji? Father in law
  10. Who was known as the ‘spiritual heir’ of Mahathma Gandhi? Vinoba Bhave
  11. Who was selected as the second Satyagrahi when Gandhiji launched individual Satyagraha in 1940? Jawaharlal Nehru
  12. Whom Gandhiji called Rajarshi? Purushotham Das Tandon
  13. Why Gandhiji called for the boycott of the Simon Commission? None of the members were Indians
  14. In which year Gandhiji went to South Africa for the first time? 1893
  15. In which year Gandhiji decided to return to India from South Africa? 1914
  16. In which year Gandhiji started a Phoenix settlement near Durban? 1904
  17. In which year Gandhiji visited Sri Narayana Guru? 1925
  18. In which year Mahadev Desai, the private secretary of Gandhiji passed away? 1944
  19. Porbander, the birthplace of Gandhiji is famous as the birthplace of which epic character? Kuchela
  20. The capital of which Indian state is named after Gandhiji? Gujarat
  21. The date in which Gandhiji violated salt law in Dandi beach: 1930 April 6
  22. The father of Gandhiji: Karam Chand Gandhi
  23. Gandhi ended his fast in Yervada prison which he started after the Communal Award of Ramsay McDonald: Pune Pact
  24. Gandhiji got Barrister at Law from: England
  25. Gandhiji was assassinated on: 30th January 1948
  26. In 1924 Gandhiji became the president of Indian National Congress. The session was held at: Belgaum
  27. In which state the Sevagram Ashram of Mahathma Gandhi is situated? Maharashtra
  28. The grand father of Gandhiji: Uttamchand Gandhi
  29. The leader who was born on the birth anniversary of Gandhiji i.e. October 2: Lal Bahadur Shastri
  30. The saint who influenced very much the life of Gandhiji: Rai Chand Bhai
  31. Which agitation was ended as a result of Gandhi-Irwin Pact? Civil Disobedience movement
  32. Who helped Gandhiji to organise the meeting of Indians in Pretoria? Tyab Haji Khan
  33. In which language Gandhiji started the publication of ‘Navjeevan’? Gujarati
  34. In which year Gandhiji founded Tolstoy Farm in Johannesberg? 1910
  35. In which year the first son of Gandhiji was born? 1888
  36. The incident which compelled Gandhiji to repeal the non-cooperation movement? Chauri-Chaura incident
  37. The political guru of Gandhiji: Gopala Krishna Gokhale
  38. Who was the first editor of Indian Opinion? Mansukhlal Nazer
  39. Who was the secretary of Mahathma Gandhi after the demise of Mahadev Desai: Pyarelal
  40. “The light has gone out, Darkness everywhere” who made this statement when Gandhiji was assassinated? Jawaharlal Nehru
  41. Gandhiji was born on 2nd October 1869
  42. In Chauri Chaura incident the mob attacked: Police Station
  43. In which year Kasturba Gandhi passed away? 1944
  44. The British king whom Gandhiji visited when he reached London for the Round Table Conference: George V
  45. The educational system propounded by Mahathma Gandhi: Nayee Talim
  46. In which year Gandhiji conducted his last Satyagraha? 1948
  47. In which year Gandhiji formed Indian Ambulance Corps during the Boer War? 1899
  48. The first son of Gandhiji: Harilal
  49. The headquarters of Navjeevan trust established by Gandhiji in 1929: Ahmedabad
  50. Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the political rival of Mahathma Gandhi, passed away in: 1948

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