02/10/2015 5:06 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

How Well Do You Know Mahatma Gandhi?

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Guess who set up three football clubs in South Africa in the first decade of the 20th century? You may not have ever imagined Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and football in the same sentence, but he did set up three clubs in Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg, all of which he reportedly called Passive Resisters Soccer Club. He took great interest in football, like he did in cricket and had realised the potential of football to help unite the youth against autocratic political regimes.

If this bit of information is new to you, maybe it's time to test how well you know the man you have studied about throughout your life, in school texts and opeds to blogs and films.

Here's a quiz to help you figure where you stand.

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