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MCQs on Yoga -2

1. Which is the Sanskrit root (verb form) for the etymological derivation of the word “Yoga”?

(A) Yug
(B) Yuge
(C) Yuj
(D) Yuje


2. Who was the Yoga Guru of Swami Kuvalayananda?

(A) Pattābhi Jois
(B) T. Krishnamācharya
(C) Mādhav Dās
(D) Yogendra


3. Which of the following practice leads to immortality, according to Ishavasyopanishad?

(A) Vairāgya
(B) Viveka
(C) Vidyā
(D) Vishaya


4. Definition of Yoga according to Kathōpanishad is

(A) Control on mind
(B) Control on sense organs, mind and intellect
(C) Control on sense organs and intellect
(D) Control on body and mind



5. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct option using the codes given below:

List – I
List – II
(I) Imbalance of Vata
(A) 20 Nanatmaja Vikara
(II) Imbalance of Pitta
(B) 80 Nanatmaja Vikara
(III) Imbalance of Kapha
(C) 40 Nanatmaja Vikara
(IV) Combination of any two vitiated Doshas
(D) Dwandaja Vikara

Codes:
       (I)      (II)      (III)        (IV)
(A) (A)     (C)      (B)        (D)
(B) (A)     (D)      (C)        (B)
(C) (B)     (C)      (A)        (D)
(D) (B)     (A)      (C)        (D)


6. Which Upanishad described the ‘Shāndilya Vidyā’?

(A) Kathopanishad
(B) Brihadaranyakopanishad
(C) Aitareyopanishad
(D) Chhandogyopanishad



7. Which of the following are the types of Prānāyāma, according to Pātānjala Yoga Sutra?

I. Stambhavritti Prānāyāma
II. Sahita Prānāyāma
III. Bāhyābhyantara Vishayākshepi Prānāyāna
IV. Kevali Prānāyāma

Use the codes given below for correct answer:

(A) I and II are correct.
(B) II and III are correct.
(C) I and III are correct.
(D) II and IV are correct.


8. Given below are two statements, labelled as Assertion (A), and a Reason (R). Indicate your answer from the alternatives below:

Assertion (A): Pashchimōttānāsana is contraindicated in sciatica.
Reason (R): Pashchimōttānāsana is a type of forward bending asana.

All types of forward bending asanas should be contraindicated in sciatica. In the context of above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.



9. In which of the following text ‘Bhujangikaran’ Prānāyāma is described?

(A) Yoga Vāshishtha
(B) Shiva Samhita
(C) Hatha Ratnāvali
(D) Siddha Siddhānta Paddhati


10. Which of the following Chakras are mentioned in Siddha Siddhānta Paddhati?

I. Surya Chakra
II. Tālu Chakra
III. Ākāsh Chakra
IV. Sahasrār Chakra

Use the codes given below for correct answer:

(A) III & IV
(B) II & III
(C) III & I
(D) I & IV




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MCQs on Yoga -10

1. Arrange the following stages of Vairagya in sequential order.

I. Vyatireka
II. Yatamāna
III. Vashikāra
IV. Ekendriya

Use the code given below for correct answer :

(A) I, III, II, IV
(B) I, II, III, IV
(C) II, I, IV, III
(D) I, II, IV, III



2. Given below are two statements, an Assertion (A), and a Reason (R). Indicate your answer from the alternatives below:

Assertion (A): The very purpose of practice of āsana is to overcome conflicts (Dvandvas).
Reason (R): Asanas are practices only for the prevention of disease and to keep fit.

In the context of above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.



3. Which of the techniques are applicable in Moolabandha according to Hatha Pradeepika?

I. Contraction of abdomen
II. Pressing anus by heel
III. Contraction of Perineum
IV. Contraction of Chest

Codes:
(A) I and II are correct.
(B) II and III are correct.
(C) III and IV are correct.
(D) IV and I are correct.


4. Vastra Dhauti is beneficiary in the following diseases according to Hatha Pradeepika?

I. Vataja disorders
II. Kaphaja disorders
III. Skin disorder
IV. Eye diseases

Codes:
(A) I and II are correct.
(B) II and III are correct.
(C) III and IV are correct.
(D) I and IV are correct.


5. The part of Nervous system responsible for “Rest and Digest” response in body is

(A) Parasympathetic Nervous System
(B) Sympathetic Nervous System
(C) Central Nervous System
(D) Autonomic Nervous System



6. The means of Jn– ana-yoga are : 

I. Keertana 
II. Shravana 
III. Manana 
IV. Nidhidhy– asana 

Find the correct combination according to the code : 

(A) I, II and III are correct. 
(B) II, III and IV are correct. 
(C) III, IV and I are correct. 
(D) IV, I and II are correct.


7. Arrange the following Hatha Yoga practices advocated by Swātm– ar– ama suri in order in which they appeared.

I. Kumbhaka
II. Mudra
III. Āsana
IV. N– ad– anusandh– ana

Use the code given below for correct answer :

(A) I, II, IV, III
(B) III, II, I, IV
(C) III, IV, I, II
(D) III, I, II, IV



8. Arrange the following Kriyas in sequential order according to Hatha Pradeepika :

I. Dhauti
II. Basti
III. Neti
IV. Nauli
V. Trataka
VI. Kapalbhati

Codes :
(A) I, III, IV, II, VI, V
(B) III, IV, II, I, V, VI
(C) I, II, III, V, IV, VI
(D) I, II, III, IV, V, VI


9. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct option. Using the codes given below :

List-I (Karma)
List-II (Result/Phala)
(I) Shukla
(A) Virtue and Sin
(II) Shukla Krishna
(B) Virtue
(III) Krishna
(C) Devoid of Virtue and Sin
(IV) Ashukla Krishna
(D) Sin

 Codes:
       (I)       (II)       (III)       (IV)
(A)  (A)      (B)      (C)       (D)
(B)  (B)      (A)      (D)       (C)
(C)  (C)     (B)       (D)       (A)
(D)  (D)     (C)       (B)       (A)


10. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Āsana                              -           Sthirat– a
(B) Pr– an– ay– ama            -           L– aghava
(C) Praty– ah– ara                -           Dhairya
(D) Dhyāna                            -           Pratyaksha



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MCQs on Human Rights & Human Rights Commission - 29

1. Which of the following is the sub discipline of Economics for contribution towards that Amartya Sen was awarded the Noble Prize?

(A) Econometrics
(B) Macroeconomics
(C) Welfare Economics
(D) Development Economics



2. Who authored ‘The Idea of India’?

(A) Dipesh Chakraborty
(B) Sunil Khilnani
(C) Partha Chatterjee
(D) Ranjit Guha



3. A comprehensive commentary on the constitutional law of India was not provided by

(A) H.M. Seervai
(B) D.D. Basu
(C) Subhash C. Kashyap
(D) Soli J. Sorabjee



4. ‘Millennium Development Goals’ are set by

(A) Asian Development Bank
(B) United Nations
(C) League of Nations
(D) International Monetary Fund



5. The World Assembly on Ageing was held in

(A) 1982
(B) 1992
(C) 2002
(D) 2012



6. Which of the following does not constitute a ground for discrimination under Article 15 and 16 of the Indian Constitution?

(A) Religion
(B) Caste
(C) Place of Birth
(D) Colour



7. Concept of ‘Universal Jurisdiction’ is founded on which principles?

(A) Vienna
(B) Princeton
(C) The Hague
(D) Delhi Declaration



8. Who may be ‘right-obligator’’ for the purpose of human rights?

(A) Husband
(B) Mother-in-law
(C) Port Trust of India
(D) Boy Friend



9. Which School of Thought propounds the ‘Theory of common Father and common Brother-hood?

(A) Theology
(B) Sociology
(C) Marxism
(D) Utilitarianism ü



10. Mention the number of instruments included in the concept of the International Bill of Rights?

(A) Four
(B) Six
(C) Three
(D) Five




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MCQs on Human Rights & Human Rights Commission - 28

1. The first International Conference on Human Rights is also known as:

(A) Tehran Conference 
(B) Vienna Conference
(C) Helsinki Conference
(D) Bandung Conference



2. The International Human Rights Day is observed on

(A) 25th January
(B) 1st May
(C) 10th December
(D) 24th October



3. Which of the following is not a primary demand of Maoists in India?

(A) Land Rights to Landless Peasants
(B) Forest Rights to Forest Dwellers
(C) Decent Wages to the farm workers
(D) Household Rights to Home maker women



4. The specialized agencies of the United Nations work under the overall supervision of

(A) General Assembly
(B) Security Council
(C) Economic and Social council
(D) The Secretary-General



5. The Earth Summit was held in

(A) Germany
(B) Copenhagen
(C) Rio De Janeiro
(D) Beijing



6. Which of the following is not a legacy of the national movement in India?

(A) Non-violent struggle
(B) Two-Nation Theory
(C) Communal Harmony
(D) Unity and Fraternity of Afra- Asian Nations



7. Who among the following is a Marxist theoretician?

(A) A.V. Dicey
(B) Rosa Luxemburg
(C) Thomas Paine
(D) Hugo Grotius



8. Who is the current Chairman of National Human Rights Commission?

(A) Justice J.S. Verma
(B) Justice A.S. Anand
(C) Justice K.G. Balakrishnan
(D) Justice Ranganath Mishra



9. UN High Commission for refugees (UNHCR) was established in

(A) 1947 
(B) 1951
(C) 1950
(D) 1956



10. Rule of Law as the foundational doctrine of modern Constitutional Governments was contribution of

(A) J.S. Mill
(B) A.V. Dicey
(C) Ernest Barker
(D) Walter Bagehot




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MCQs on Human Rights & Human Rights Commission - 27

1. Which of the following is not a valid categorization of minorities in India?

(A) Religion-based minorities
(B) Caste-based minorities
(C) Language-based minorities
(D) Ethnicity-based minorities



2. Who of the following is the pioneer of Critical Theory?

(A) Ted Gurr
(B) Shyla Ben Habib
(C) Jurgen Hebarmas
(D) Kenneth Arrow



3. ‘Justice as Fairness’ is the idea of

(A) Plato
(B) Amartya Sen
(C) John Rawls
(D) John Locke



4. Which of the following was not part of the Arab Spring that swept Arab countries recently?

(A) Egypt
(B) Tunisia
(C) Libya
(D) Oman



5. The 24th Amendment in the Constitution of India was challenged in which one of the following:

(A) Kesavanand Case
(B) Gopalan Case
(C) Minerva Mill Case
(D) Shankari Prasad Case



6. Which Article of the Indian Constitution stipulates that “India that is Bharat shall be a Union of States”?

(A) Article 1
(B) Article 3
(C) Article 5
(D) Article 7



7. The Committee that suggested far-reaching changes in the Constitution of India during the period of Emergency was headed by

(A) Y.V. Chavan
(B) B.D. Jatti
(C) Swarn Singh
(D) K.C. Pant



8. Which of the following is not human rights organisation based in India?

(A) People’s Union for Civil Rights
(B) Common Cause
(C) People’s Union for Democratic Rights
(D) Green Peace



9. The activist sitting on prolonged hunger strike against the imposition of Armed Forces Special Powers Act in a few States of India is

(A) S. Sriramulu
(B) Iron Sharmila
(C) Mahbooba Mufti
(D) Anna Hazare



10. Ecological movement in India is not championed by

(A) Sundarlal Bahuguna
(B) Vandana Shiva
(C) Nikhil Dey
(D) Chandi Prasad Bhatt




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