Gandhi was not born great. He was a blundering boy, a mediocre student, a poor lawyer, an ordinary individual until he remade himself. He was a self-remade man. He had faith in himself. But above all, he had a deep, touching faith in the peasants, miners, labourers, and young unformed men and women whom he drew into his work. He fed them al an elixir of growth which often transformed nameless, uneducated people into leonine heroes. The elixir was fearlessness.
1. Consider the following assumptions :
1. Gandhi was a great man throughout his life.
2. Men are not born great, but they are made great by self effort.
3. Gandhi liked the ordinary people and neglected the rich.
4. Gandhi transformed the ordinary masses into great heroes.
Which of the above assumptions can be drawn from the above passage?
(a) 2 and 4
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 3 and 4
(d) None of the above
2. Gandhi transformed the uneducated people by teaching them
(b) self confidence
3. Gandhi’s attitude to the labour class was one of
4. The world ‘leonine’ in the passage means