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STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show to Student B)

1)

What do you know about Gandhi?

2)

Why do you think Gandhi never won the Nobel Peace Prize?

3)

What did Gandhi teach the world?

4)

Do you think India is following Gandhi’s teaching today?

5)

What kind of world would we live in if we followed Gandhi’s teaching?

6)

How many battles have been won through non-violence?

7)

Why do you think Gandhi was assassinated?

8)

Gandhi said: "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind." Do you agree with this?

9)

Gandhi believed people should lead as simple a life as possible. Do you think people can do this today?

10)

What do you think Gandhi would say about today’s war on terror?


 
 

STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show to Student A)

1)

What images come to mind when you hear the name ‘Gandhi’?

2)

Is Gandhi’s message and example of peaceful protest still important today?

3)

What do you think of Gandhi?

4)

What do you think Gandhi would dislike about today’s world?

5)

Do you think he would be happy with the economic success and nuclear weapons of India?

6)

Gandhi said: "There are many causes that I am prepared to die for but no causes that I am prepared to kill for." What do you think?

7)

In what ways are you like Gandhi?

8)

Are there any criticisms of Gandhi that you know of?

9)

What is Gandhi’s legacy?

10)

What questions would you like to have asked Gandhi?


 


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