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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