Home » Articles » Important GK facts about Mahatma Gandhi & Gandhi Jayanti on 2 October

Important GK facts about Mahatma Gandhi & Gandhi Jayanti on 2 October


Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated annually all over India on 2 October to honour Mahatma Gandhi for his contribution to Indian Independence. It is one of the national holiday in India.

On this day lots of popular activities happen in various parts in India including; prayers, meetings, commemorative ceremonies in various school, colleges, universities, and other government and non-government institutions.

There are lot to know about Mahatma Gandhi and about his work. Here are some of the important general knowledge questions and answers based on Mahatma Gandhi and his related work. These questions answers will help you to practice common GK facts and prepare for various competitive exams, entrance test, and interviews.

Some Important GK Questions Answers Related to Mahatma Gandhi and his work.

Q1. The International Day of Non-Violence observed on which of the following date?

  1. 1st October
  2. 2nd October

Q2. The honorific Mahatma first applied to Gandhi Ji in which year?

  1. 1914
  2. 1948

Q3. In which of the following state in India Mahatma Gandhi was born?

  1. Gujarat
  2. West Bengal

Q4. Where is Raj Ghat, a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi?

  1. Delhi
  2. Mumbai

Q5. The museum Gandhi Smriti situated in New Delhi was formerly known as-

  1. Birla House
  2. National Museum

Q6. Which of the following title is given to Mahatma Gandhi?

  1. Pandit
  2. Father of the Nation

Q7. What is the name of the autobiography written by Mahatma Gandhi?

  1. The Story of My Experiments with Truth
  2. Journey to South Africa

Q8. The term of Mahatma Gandhi as a president of the Indian National Congress was between-

  1. 1923-1924
  2. 1924-1925

Q9. The name of the father of Mahatma Gandhi is

  1. Karamchand Gandhi
  2. Bala Bhai Gamdhi

Q10. Which of the following date is commemorated as the National Martyrs’ Day in India?

  1. 25th January
  2. 30th January



Q1. B

Q2. A

Q3. A

Q4. A

Q5. A

Q6. B

Q7. A

Q8. B

Q9. A

Q10. B

About the Author