My Experiments with Truth Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share My Experiments with Truth Questions & Answers.

This chapter is an extract from the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi – My Experiments with Truth. In one of my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of A Handful of Salt, Prithviraj Chauhan the Valiant and A Stitch in Time so, make sure to check these posts as well.

My Experiments with Truth Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Intense – deep
  • Ordeals – painful experiences
  • Clung – held on closely
  • Neglect – to ignore
  • Notion – idea
  • Convicted – faulty

Question 1: Pick out the extract from the text which tells that Gandhiji was punctual.

Answer: “To be at school at the stroke of the hour and run back home as soon as the school was closed that was my daily habit”. This extract shows that Mahatma Gandhi was punctual.

Question 2: Which two books inspired Gandhiji a lot during his childhood?

Answer: The two books which inspired Gandhiji a lot during his childhood were: Shravan Pitribhakti natka and Harishchandra.

Question 3: What made Gandhiji feel ashamed of himself during his visit to South Africa?

Answer: Gandhiji got the notion that good handwriting was not a necessary part of education but when he went to South Africa and saw the beautiful handwriting of lawyers and young men, he was ashamed of himself and repented of his neglect.

My Experiments with Truth Questions & Answers

Question 4: Why Gandhiji dislike games and gymnastics?

Answer: Gandhiji dislike games and gymnastics because he had a false notion that games and gymnastics had nothing to do with education. The reason for his dislikes for gymnastics was his deep desire to serve as nurse to his father.

Question 5: Why did he confess his guilt to his father? How did he make the confession?

Answer: Gandhiji confessed his guilt to his father because it became unbearable to him. So, he decided to write a letter to confess his guilt.

Question 6: Why did Gandhiji steal gold from his brother’s armlet?

Answer: Gandhiji stole gold from his brother’s armlet because he had run into a debt of twenty-five rupees.

Question 7: According to Gandhiji, what, is the purest type of repentance?

Answer: The purest type of repentance according to Gandhiji is a clean confession combined with a promise never to commit the sin again.

So, these were My Experiments with Truth Questions & Answers.