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Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 1

When did the author serve in the British army?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 1 Louis Fischer (1896-1970) was born in Philadelphia in 1896. He served as a volunteer in the British Army between 1918-1920.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 2

What is the message conveyed in the lesson Indigo?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 2 The main theme of the chapter Indigo by Louis Fischer is how effective leadership can overcome any problem as shown by Mahatma Gandhi in securing justice for the oppressed in Champaran through convincing arguments and negotiation.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 3

Why was Motihari back with peasants?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 3 Gandhi was called to the court as he disobeyed the orders of Britishers to leave Champaran immediately. The peasants collected in the masses outside the court to support Gandhi who was the only one who had decided to help them against the British.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 4

How much did Gandhi ji ask the Indigo planters to pay to the farmers?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 4

Gandhiji had asked the indigo planters for a 50 percent refund to the farmers but they offered only 25 percent. Gandhiji still agreed to their offer because for him the amount of the refund was of less importance.

Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 5

How did Gandhiji help peasants of Champaran?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 5 Gandhiji came to know about the share croppers plight at Champaran. There the landlords forced the peasants to plant indige on 15% of the holdings and all the harvest was to be surrendered to the planters as rent. They were also signing contracts for the compensation under compulsion. Gandhi held a demonstration against the government. The officials became helpless and the government was helped. A settlement was reached. The share croppers got 25% of their money back. In this way Gandhiji helped the peasants of Champaran.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 6

Who briefed Gandhiji at Muzaffarpur?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 6 The British landlords as well as Commissioner of Tirhut were non-cooperative. Lawyers from Muzaffarpur briefed him about court cases of these peasants. Gandhiji and the lawyers collected depositions by about ten thousand peasants.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 7

Why did Raj Kumar Shukla come to Lucknow at Annual Congress party session?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 7 Rajkumar Shukla had come to the Congress Session to complain about the injustice of the landlord system in Bihar and to take Gandhiji to Champaran. He met Gandhiji who could not give him any appointment at that time because he had to visit Cownpore and many other places of India.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 8

Why was Satyagraha Movement launched in Champaran?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 8 India's first civil disobedience movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi to protest against the injustice meted out to tenant farmers in Champaran district of Bihar. During British rule, many tenant farmers were forced to grow indigo on part of their land, often working under oppressive conditions.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 9

Why did the British want the peasant to pay compensation?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 9 The peasants paid the entire indigo harvest, which they had to cultivate on 15 percent of the land, as a rent to the British. The British then wanted to release the peasants from this arrangement, provided they compensate for being released.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 10

Where was Sir Edmund posted?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 10 Sir Edmund posted at Bihar & Orissa Province in Bengal Presidency of British India
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 11

Why did Gandhi consider the Champaran episode a turning point?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 11 The Champaran episode is considered to be the beginning of the Indian struggle for independence because, for the first time, farmers and peasants rose against the Britishers. The English landlords had owned most of the arable land in Champaran. They had to surrender the entire indigo harvest as rent to the landlords.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 12

What was the purpose of the advocates of home rule?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 12 The advocates of home-rule were moving throughout the country to encourage the common man to participate in it. The peasants were leading miserable lives due to the atrocities of the landlords.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 13

Where did Gandhiji stay for two days?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 13 In Muzaffarpur, Gandhi stayed in Professor Milkani's house. He stayed there for two days. Gandhi went to Muzaffarpur to acquire the information about the peasants' conditions. He went there along with his students to investigate the issue in person.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 14

What was the condition of the peasants in Champaran?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 14 The peasants of Champaran suffered exploitation, injustice and atrocities at the hands of British landlords. First, they compelled them to grow indigo on 15% of the land and give it to them as rent but later with the invention of synthetic indigo in Germany they obtained agreement from them to pay them compensation.
Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 15

Why was the government baffled?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indigo- 3 - Question 15 When the Champaran peasants heard that a Mahatma, who wanted to help them, was in trouble with the authorities. The government baffled and the official felt powerless without the cooperation of Gandhi. Gandhi helped them to regulate the crowd. Gandhi gave the concrete proof about the might of the British.
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