Mahatma Gandhi's Life and Contributions Quiz

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When was Mahatma Gandhi born?

2 October 1869

How did Gandhi oppose the partition of British India?

Through traveling to the affected areas

What happened to Gandhi on 30 January 1948?

He died

Study Notes

  • Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 in Gujarat, India.
  • He trained as a lawyer and moved to South Africa in 1893 to represent an Indian merchant.
  • Gandhi became involved in the struggle for civil rights and led protests against British-imposed taxes.
  • In 1915, he returned to India and became the leader of the Indian National Congress.
  • Gandhi led nationwide campaigns for social and economic reform in India.
  • He adopted a simple lifestyle and undertook numerous fasts as a form of political protest.
  • In 1947, British India was partitioned into India and Pakistan. Gandhi opposed the partition and traveled to the affected areas to try to stop religious violence.
  • Gandhi died on 30 January 1948.

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