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Chapter-5: Indigo

1 . Who is the author of Indigo?

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

2. Health conditions in Champaran –

  • miserable
  • tolerable
  • under control
  • fairly good
Answer
miserable

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
Answer
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?

  • seven weeks
  • three months
  • one and a half year
  • seven months
Answer
seven months

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

  • Men and Politics
  • Life of Lenin
  • The Life of Mahatma Gandhi
  • None
Answer
The Life of Mahatma Gandhi

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

  •  To get money
  •  To be popular
  • To instigate the people
  •  To encourage people to participate in the freedom movement
Answer
 To encourage people to participate in the freedom movement

12. Why did Gandhiji protest at Motihari court house?

  • To be famous
  • To show his power
  • To humiliate the British
  • To protest the court’s order to postpone the trial
Answer
To protest the court’s order to postpone the trial

13. How did Kasturba help Gandhiji?

  • By speaking to the people
  • By walking with him
  •  By moving here and there
  • By teaching Ashram rules and cleanliness
Answer
By teaching Ashram rules and cleanliness

14. Whom did Gandhiji send a telegram to ?

  • Sir Edmund
  •  British Government
  •  Peasants
  •  Prof. J.B Kriplani
Answer
 Prof. J.B Kriplani

15. Why was the government baffled?

  •  Because of lawyer’s power
  •  Because of farmers
  •  Because of sharecroppers
  •  Because of the success of Satyagrah movement by peasants
Answer
Because of the success of Satyagrah movement by peasants

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

  •  1918 – 1920
  •  1909 – 1910
  •  1912-1913
  •  1900-1902
Answer
1918 – 1920

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

  •  To secure justice for the oppressed
  •  To get popularity
  •  To show power
  •  To boast of his intelligence
Answer
 To secure justice for the oppressed

18. Why was Motihari back with peasants?

  • Because of people’s rights
  •  Because of the oppression of the British
  •  Because their champion was in trouble
  •  None
Answer
 Because their champion was in trouble

19. How much did Indigo planters offer to pay?

  •  30%
  • 10%
  •  25%
  • 40%
Answer
 25%

20. 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