The first scene in Gandhi is of the title character’s:
Flashback to South Africa in 1893, where Gandhi goes through an abrupt introduction to racial injustice by:
|being beaten for refusing to move out of a white person’s way|
|being thrown out of a train for traveling with a first-class ticket|
|being refused service at a restaurant|
|being barred from staying in his hotel|
What is Gandhi’s first act of non-violent protest, for which he is mercilessly beaten?
|leading a march to support a coal-miners’ strike|
|burning registration passes|
|refusing payment of taxes|
Gandhi receives a visit from Charlie Andrews, a British clergyman who is interested in Gandhi’s style of protest. While out walking, they are accosted by a group of young white men who don’t take kindly to non-whites walking on the pavement. Which now-famous actor plays their leader, Colin?
A visiting American journalist, Vince Walker, is interviewing South Africa’s Colonial Minister (and later Prime Minister) General Jan Smuts. Who plays Walker?
Gandhi has started ashram, with others who believe that different people can live together. All tasks are shared equally, but he fights with his wife Ba after she refuses to do which task?
|carry water from the well|
|clean out the pig pen|
|rake and cover the latrine|
General Smuts has introduced new legislation. What is not one of the features raised by Gandhi at the town hall meeting with the Indian community?
|every Indian will be fingerprinted|
|no marriage other than Christian marriages will be valid|
|Indians would be removed from the general electoral roll and placed on a separate roll|
|a policeman passing an Indian dwelling may enter and ask for the residents’ registration cards|
The meeting ends with what patriotic British song?
|Land of Hope and Glory|
|God Save The King|
Gandhi and his family arrive back in India, and Gandhi meets the leaders of the Indian National Congress, including a Mr Prakash, who is unfortunately awaiting trial for:
|sedition and inducement to murder|
|treason and rabble-rousing|
|agitation and incitement to rebellion|
|terrorism and conspiracy to overthrow the government|
Like Gandhi, several leaders of the Indian National Congress were educated at British universities such as Oxford, Cambridge and the Inns of Court. Which one is depicted as wearing a monocle?
|Muhammad Ali Jinnah|
Gandhi notices that the Congress Party make speeches to each other but the people of India are untouched and their politics is confined to:
|bread and salt|
|rice and lentils|
|flour and cooking oil|
|dhal and water|
Gandhi visits Champaran, a village. For years, the landlords of the village have ordered the farmers to make what crop, for which new technologies have killed demand?
In Champaran, Gandhi is greeted as “Bapu”. What does Bapu mean?
There is new legislation coming into effect, which allows arrest without warrant and automatic imprisonment for possession of materials deemed to be seditious. Gandhi’s response is to embarrass all of those who wish to treat Indians as slaves, through what means?
|a general strike|
|non-payment of taxes|
|a day of prayer and fasting|
|marching and song|
People have begun to refer to Gandhi as “Mahatma”. What does Mahatma mean?
Despite a ban on meetings, about 20,000 Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs gather to celebrate a local religious and cultural festival. Brigadier-General Dyer decides to punish the Indians for their disobedience by shooting as many as possible. This takes place in what Punjabi city (pictured above)?
General Dyer is played by which British actor?
There were 1,516 casualties at the Amritsar massacre. How many bullets were expended?
Arriving at the ashram is a Miss Slade from England, who is to make her home there. But she prefers the name she believes Gandhi has given her, which is:
Gandhi calls off the campaign of mass civil disobedience after a riot breaks out in Chauri Chaura, killing 23 policemen. He is then arrested for sedition, and sentenced (at Gandhi’s insistence) to the maximum period of:
Gandhi makes good copy. What did Winston Churchill call him the other day?
|a half-naked Indian fakir|
|a remarkable man and a colossal fraud|
|the most ambitious man in the British Empire|
|the world’s greatest charlatan|
Walker is in India, interviewing Gandhi again. Gandhi and Ba re-enact their marriage for him. How old were they when they married?
Gandhi has decided on his latest protest to prove that the King’s Writ no longer runs in India. It involves what?
The British begin negotiations with Gandhi, but they break down when the British will not agree to a transfer of power. Jinnah, Nehru and Patel want to take independence now while the British are preparing for war, but Gandhi has a goat-related task to attend to. What is it?
|changing the bedding|
|separating a young buck from the herd|
|preparing a mud pack|
Gandhi, imprisoned in the Aga Khan’s former palace and is visited by a photographer for Life Magazine, Margaret Bourke-White, played by:
In hindsight, the strangest bit part in the movie is Margaret Bourke-White’s driver, who is played by:
Bourke-White comments that Gandhi is the only man she knows who makes his own:
India wins its independence from the British, and is partitioned into India and Pakistan. Mass violence between Hindus and Muslims erupts. To try to end the violence, Gandhi goes to stay with a Muslim family for a hunger strike in which city?
The violence eventually ceases. What does Gandhi break his fast with?
Gandhi is assassinated. What are his last words?
|“Not yet, Lord.”|
|“I forgive you.”|
|“It is time.”|