Year 8

Gandhi: Rhetoric as a tool to encourage peace

Year 8

Gandhi: Rhetoric as a tool to encourage peace

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Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will continue to study Gandhi's Quit India speech, and understand how he managed to empower an audience that may not have been or felt empowered at the time. We will consider how Gandhi outlined a clear purpose within his speech, and explore how this was key to creating a strong sense of ethos with the crowd.

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5 Questions

Q1.
To empower means (select two answers):
Correct answer: to give someone the power to do something
Correct answer: to make someone feel confident and stronger
to make someone feel weak
to make someone think about their actions
Q2.
The name Mahatma means:
Great and peaceful
Great heart
Great one
Correct answer: Great soul
Q3.
Gandhi believed in:
Correct answer: Peaceful protest
Peaceful sounds
Peaceful words
Peaceful writing
Q4.
His Quit India speech left those that listened feeling:
Accomplished
Angry
Correct answer: Empowered
Provoked
Q5.
Gandhi's famous 'Quit India' speech demanded:
a British withdrawal
a furious British withdrawal
a quick British withdrawal
Correct answer: an orderly British withdrawal

5 Questions

Q1.
Vital means (select two answers):
Correct answer: Essential
More than
Correct answer: Necessary
Unnecessary
Q2.
The name Mahatma means:
Great and peaceful
Great heart
Great one
Correct answer: Great soul
Q3.
Ahimsa means:
Correct answer: the principles of non-violent protest
the principles of violent protest
the religion of non-violent protest
the writing of non-violent protest
Q4.
Gandhi thought that this was holding back change in India:
Correct answer: Hatred
Hurting
Money
Peace
Q5.
Gandhi reading Carlyle’s French Revolution and mentioning it in his speech builds:
Ethos
Correct answer: Logos
Pathos
Rhetoric