Letter to Viceroy, Lord Irwin
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What does Gandhi see as the obstacle standing in the way of negotiations between India and Britain?
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    India’s overwhelming poverty
    Britain’s present form of government
    India’s party of violence
    Britain’s economic exploitation of India
  • Question 2
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    Q. In line 52, Gandhi uses the word conversion in the sentence "I have deliberately used the word conversion" to mean that he wants the British to have an
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    epiphany, or realization, about what they have done wrong.
    understanding of the principles of Hinduism.
    incentive, or impetus, to use nonviolence instead of violence.
    action plan for India’s self-rule in the future.
  • Question 3
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    Q. You can tell that Gandhi has a realistic grasp of actions Britain might take when he says
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    “This letter is not in any way intended as a threat.” 
    “Many think that non-violence is not an active force.”
    “It is, I know, open to you to frustrate my design by arresting me.”
    “You have unnecessarily laid stress upon the communal problems that unhappily affect this land.”
  • Question 4
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    Q. Why does Gandhi mention the year 1919 in this letter? 
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    He was born in India in that year.
    He wrote this letter to the Viceroy, Lord Irwin, then. 
    He became a lawyer in Britain in that year.
    He realized the harmful nature of British policies then.
  • Question 5
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    Q. Gandhi offers to postpone publication of the letter if he receives a telegram because he
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    is afraid of the Viceroy’s anger
    seeks to avoid causing needless antagonism.
    wants to keep his options for the future open.
    considers the Viceroy his good friend. 
  • Question 6
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    Q. What organizational pattern does Gandhi use in these lines to clarify what he wants: "When they are removed the path becomes easy. Then the way to friendly negotiation will be open" (lines 70–71)? 
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    order of importance
    chronological order
    cause-and-effect pattern
    explanation of pros and cons
  • Question 7
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    Q. This letter is not in any way intended as a threat, but is a simple and sacred duty peremptory on a civil resister.
    A peremptory request is one that
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    must be obeyed.
    is issued spontaneously.
    has many conditions.
    is courteously expressed.
  • Question 8
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    Q. And the conviction is growing deeper and deeper in me that nothing but unadulterated non-violence can check the organized violence of the British Government. Unadulterated salt is
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  • Question 9
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    Q. Indeed much that I have learn't of the evil of British rule is due to the writings of frank and courageous Englishmen who have not hesitated to tell the unpalatable truth about that rule.
    If both choices are unpalatable,
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    neither one is affordable.
    they have strong flavors.
    they are equally attractive.
    neither one is appealing.
  • Question 10
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    Q. I employed the same weapon that I have in all humility successfully used against the dearest members of my family.
    A word related to humility is 
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