Chapter-5: Indigo

 

1 . Who is the author of Indigo?

  • Louis Fischer
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • Mark Twain
  • Charles Dickens

2. Health conditions in Champaran –

  • miserable
  • tolerable
  • under control
  • fairly good

3. How did Gandhiji help peasants of Champaran?

  • By fighting and securing justice for them
  • By hiring lawyers for them
  • By educating them
  • By teaching them cleanliness

Answer

By fighting and securing justice for them

4. What does Gandhi’s fight in Champaran signify?

  • The power of effective leadership
  • The power of lawyers
  • The power of farmers
  • The power of money

Answer

The power of effective leadership

5. Who briefed Gandhiji at Muzaffarpur?

  • Government officers
  • Politicians
  • Farmers
  • Lawyers

6. What was Gandhiji’s demand from the British landlords?

  • 30% refund as repayment
  • 40% refund as repayment
  • 50% refund as repayment
  • 10% refund as repayment

Answer

50% refund as repayment

7.Who volunteered to work in Champaran?

  •  two disciples of Gandhi and their wives
  •  Kasturba and the eldest son of Gandhi
  • Mahadev Desai and his wife
  •  Narhari Prasad and his wife

Answer

two disciples of Gandhi and their wives

8. Which University was the author a member of?

  • Harvard University
  • Princeton University
  • University of Columbia
  • Oxford University

Answer

Princeton University

9. For how long did Gandhi remain in Champaran?

10. Indigo is an excerpt from which book of the author?

Answer

The Life of Mahatma Gandhi

11. What was the purpose of the advocates of home rule?

Answer

To encourage people to participate in the freedom movement

12. Why did Gandhiji protest at Motihari court house?

Answer

To protest the court’s order to postpone the trial

13. How did Kasturba help Gandhiji?

Answer

By teaching Ashram rules and cleanliness

14. Whom did Gandhiji send a telegram to ?

Answer

Prof. J.B Kriplani

15. Why was the government baffled?

Answer

Because of the success of Satyagrah movement by peasants

16. When did the author serve in the British army?

17. Why did M.K. Gandhi fight in Champaran?

Answer

To secure justice for the oppressed

18. Why was Motihari back with peasants?

Answer

Because their champion was in trouble

19. How much did Indigo planters offer to pay?

20. How did Gandhiji help peasants of Champaran?

Answer

By fighting and securing justice for them

 

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