Civil Disobedience and Mahatma Gandhi's Influence Quiz

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What was the primary goal of Gandhi's civil disobedience movement?

To peacefully resist unjust laws and policies

Which term best describes Gandhi's approach to achieving change?

Nonviolence

What inspired many movements worldwide for social justice and equal rights?

Gandhi's civil resistance methods

What did Gandhi believe was more effective than violence in gaining freedom from oppressive rules?

Civil resistance

What did Gandhi prefer to suffer rather than inflict on others?

Violence

Study Notes

Civil Disobedience is a nonviolent protest method used by individuals against unjust laws or policies they feel have been imposed upon them without their consent. One of the most notable figures associated with this practice was Mahatma Gandhi, who played an important role during India’s struggle for independence from British rule. Gandhi believed in peaceful means of achieving change through civil resistance, which he found more effective than violence would be in gaining freedom from oppressive rules such as pass laws and other discriminatory practices enforced on Indians. His philosophy centered around nonviolence and willingness to suffer rather than inflict suffering on others in order to achieve his goals. This approach earned him global recognition and inspired many movements worldwide for social justice and equal rights.

Test your knowledge about civil disobedience as a nonviolent protest method and the influence of Mahatma Gandhi in advocating for change through civil resistance and nonviolence. Explore the key concepts in Gandhi's philosophy that inspired social justice movements worldwide.

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