Q1. What amount of repayment did the big planters think Gandhi would demand?

(i) repayment in full
(ii) double the amount
(iii) fifty percent of the amount
(iv) no payment, just an apology

Correct Answer

(i) repayment in full

Q2. Which University was the author a member of?

(i) Harvard University
(ii) Princeton University
(iii) University of Columbia
(iv) Oxford University

Correct Answer

(ii) Princeton University

Q3. For how long did Gandhi remain in Champaran?

(i) seven weeks
(ii) three months
(iii) one and a half year
(iv) seven months

Correct Answer

(iv) seven months

Q4. The representative of the planters offered to refund____ percent to the peasants

(i) 5
(ii) 10
(iii) 20
(iv) 25

Correct Answer

(iv) 25

Q5. When did the author serve in the British army?

(i) 1918 – 1920
(ii) 1909 – 1910
(iii) 1912-1913
(iv) 1900-1902

Correct Answer

(i) 1918 – 1920

Q6. Who volunteered to work in Champaran?

(i) two disciples of Gandhi and their wives
(ii) Kasturba and the eldest son of Gandhi
(iii) Mahadev Desai and his wife
(iv) Narhari Prasad and his wife

Correct Answer

(i) two disciples of Gandhi and their wives

Q7. Who volunteered to work in Champaran?

(i) two disciples of Gandhi and their wives
(ii) Kasturba and the eldest son of Gandhi
(iii) Mahadev Desai and his wife
(iv) Narhari Prasad and his wife

Correct Answer

(i) two disciples of Gandhi and their wives

Q8. Indigo is an excerpt from which book of the author?

(i)Men and Politics
(ii) life of Lenin
(iii) The Life of Mahatma Gandhi.
(iv) None

Correct Answer

(iii) The Life of Mahatma Gandhi.

Q9. Health conditions in Champaran

(i) miserable
(ii) tolerable
(iii) under control
(iv) fairly good

Correct Answer

(i) miserable

Q10. What does Gandhi’s fight in Champaran signify?

(i) The power of effective leadership
(ii) The power of lawyers
(iii) The power of farmers
(iv) The power of money

Correct Answer

(i) The power of effective leadership

Q11. Who were ready to follow Gandhi into jail?

(i) peasants
(ii) lawyers
(iii) Shukla
(iv) J.B. Kriplani

Correct Answer

(ii) lawyers

Q12. What was the condition of the Sharecroppers?

(i)were forced to give 10% of land for Indigo plantation
(ii) were forced to give 20% of land for Indigo plantation
(iii) were forced to give 15% of land for Indigo plantation
(iv) were forced to give 5% of land for Indigo plantation

Correct Answer

(iii) were forced to give 15% of land for Indigo plantation

Q13. How did Gandhi behave with the officials outside the court?

(i) demonstrated his power
(ii) was firm and resolute
(iii) he said that he would disobey the order
(iv) cooperated with them

Correct Answer

(iv) cooperated with them

Q14. What problems were faced by the Champaran Indigo sharecroppers?

(i) poverty
(ii) were forced to grow Indigo
(iii) unable to raise voice
(iv) illiteracy

Correct Answer

(ii) were forced to grow Indigo

Q15. Why did Gandhi start out on the back of an elephant?

(i) a peasant had been maltreated in a village nearby
(ii) he set out to meet the secretary of British Landlords Association
(iii) he set out to meet British official commissioner
(iv) he was summoned by Sir Edward Gait, the Lt. Governor

Correct Answer

(i) a peasant had been maltreated in a village nearby

Q16. Where is Champaran district situated?

(i) in the south-west of Orissa
(ii) in the foothills of the Himalayas in Bihar
(iii) in the northeast of Orissa
(iv) in the south of Bihar

Correct Answer

(ii) in the foothills of the Himalayas in Bihar

Q17. hy did Mr. Shukla meet Gandhiji?

(i) to seek his guidance for his own upliftment
(ii) to get ideas to be famous
(iii) to learn the art of speaking
(iv) to seek his help for the poor sharecroppers

Correct Answer

(iv) to seek his help for the poor sharecroppers

Q18. After Tirhut, where did Gandhi go?

(i) Lucknow
(ii) Motihari
(iii) Cawnpore
(iv) Ahmedabad

Correct Answer

(ii) Motihari

Q19. Shukla led Gandhi to the house of a lawyer who later became the President of India. He was

(i) J.B Kriplani
(ii) Rajendra Prasad
(iii) Zakir Hussain
(iv) Mahadev Desai

Correct Answer

(ii) Rajendra Prasad

Q20. Why was Gandhi not permitted to draw water from Rajendra Prasad’s well?

(i) the servant thought Gandhi was another peasant
(ii) as Rajendra Prasad was not at home
(iii) Gandhi looked like a vagabond
(iv) Gandhi was a Harijan

Correct Answer

(i) the servant thought Gandhi was another peasant

Q21. Why did the British want the peasant to pay compensation?

(i) because they freed them
(ii) because they got orders from the British headquarters
(iii) because of15% of landholding and entire Indigo harvest
(iv) 15% of landholding and entire Indigo harvest

Correct Answer

(iv) 15% of landholding and entire Indigo harvest

Q22. What were the places visited by Gandhi between his first meeting with Shukla and his arrival at Champaran?

(i) Cawnpore, Ahmedabad, Calcutta, Patna, Muzaffarpur
(ii) Calcutta, Patna, Gaya, Muzaffarnagar
(iii) Cawnpore, Ahmedabad, Gaya, Calcutta, Patna, Muzaffarpur
(iv) Cawnpore, Ahmedabad, Patna and Muzaffarnagar

Correct Answer

(i) Cawnpore, Ahmedabad, Calcutta, Patna, Muzaffarpur

Q23. Why was Gandhi not permitted to draw water from Rajendra Prasad’s well?

(i) the servant thought Gandhi was another peasant
(ii) as Rajendra Prasad was not at home
(iii) Gandhi looked like a vagabond
(iv) Gandhi was a Harijan

Correct Answer

(i) the servant thought Gandhi was another peasant

Q24. Who received Gandhi at the Muzaffarpur station?

(i) Shukla
(ii) J.B Kriplani
(iii) Rajendra Prasad
(iv) Nehru

Correct Answer

(ii) J.B Kriplani

Q25. Gandhi was summoned by _ the Lt. Governor

(i) Sir Edward Gait
(ii) Sir Henry Gait
(iii) Sir Richard Andrews
(iv) Sir Freer Andrews

Correct Answer

(i) Sir Edward Gait

Q26. Where was Sir Edmund posted?

(i) In East India
(ii) In Purvanchal
(iii) In Uttarpradesh
(iv) at Bihar & Orissa Province in Bengal Presidency of British India

Correct Answer

(iv) at Bihar & Orissa Province in Bengal Presidency of British India

Q27. When did Gandhiji go to Lucknow?

(i) December 1917
(ii) October 1916
(iii) February 1917
(iv) December 1916

Correct Answer

(iv) December 1916

Q28. How did Gandhi behave with the officials outside the court?

(i) demonstrated his power
(ii) was firm and resolute
(iii) he said that he would disobey the order
(iv) cooperated with them

Correct Answer

(iv) cooperated with them

Q29. Where did Gandhiji stay for two days?

(i) At a peasant’s house
(ii) At a lawyer’s house
(iii) In a guest house
(iv) At Prof. Malkani’s house

Correct Answer

(iv) At Prof. Malkani’s house

Q30. What was the condition of the peasants in Champaran?

(i) Very happy
(ii) Independent
(iii) Very rich
(iv) Terror stricken and oppressed

Correct Answer

(iv) Terror stricken and oppressed

Class 12 Indigo MCQ