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MCQs on Yoga -1

1. Which day is celebrated as 'International Day of Yoga'?

(A) June 20
(B) June 21
(C) June 22
(D) June 23


2. Who compiled 'Yoga Sutra'

(A) Patanjali
(B) Gheranda
(C) Svatmarama
(D) None of the above



3. When did the UN General Assembly announce 21st June as the International Yoga Day?
(A) 21st June 2014
(B) 11th Dec 2014
(C) 12th Dec 2014
(D)11th June 2014



4. Name the title of the book released on 17th June’15 that has been complied by Dr. Imran Chaudhary and Abhijeet Singh published by Muslim Rashtriya Manch?
(A) Yoga and Islam
(B) Islamic Yoga
(C) Yoga for All
(D) Karma Yoga



5. Which of the following is one of the Five Principles of Yoga by Sivanandi?

(A) Savasana
(B) Bhakti
(C) Jnana
(D) Tantra


6. The appropriate amount of time to wait after a meal before beginning a yoga practice is:

(A) 30 minutes
(B) 60 minutes
(C) 90 minutes
(D) 2 hours



7. Every Yoga teacher must start the practice session with

(A) Pranayama
(B) Asana 
(C) Kriya
(D) Silence


8. The purpose of Yoga as taught by the ancients is to attain: 

(A) Perfect health
(B) Peace of mind
(C) Stress relief
(D) Enlightenment or Self-realization.


9. Which of the following describes Kali Ray Triyoga?

(A) It puts emphasis on Proper Breath, alignment, coordination of breath and movement and ‘honouring the wisdom of the body’
(B) It puts equal emphasis on Pranaya, Meditation and on the Asanas
(C) It brings Posture, Breath and Focus together to create dynamic, intuitive flows
(D) It focuses on the controlled release of the Kundalini energy


10. Who compiled ‘Hathayoga pradipika’?

(A) Patanjali
(B) Gheranda
(C) Svatmarama
(D) None of the above




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MCQs on Yoga -6

1. Who has advocated “Ārya Ashtāngika M– arga”?

(A) Kapil
(B) Buddha
(C) Patanjaliü
(D) Vashishtha



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

Assertion (A): By the practice of pranayama, the mind can attain the capability for Dhārana.
Reason (R): Pranayam is a technique of voluntary regulation and control of breathing which enables the mind for practicing Dhārana.

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. The following are included under Chittabhumi:

I. Moodha
II. Vikalpa
III. Vikshipta
IV. Niruddha

Use the codes given below for correct answer:

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


4. The purpose of the practice of Kriyā-yoga according to Patanjali are ________.

I. Viveka-khyāti
II. Samādhi-bhāva
III. Kaivalya-prāpti
IV. Klesha-tanūkara a

Find the correct combination according to the code:

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



5. Which of the following is not included under ten principal Upanishads?

(A) Kenopanishad
(B) Mundak– opanishad
(C) Svet– ashvataropanishad
(D) Brihad– aranyakopanishad



6. Which of the following denotes the ‘Kshetra’ and ‘Kshetrajna’?

(A) Prakriti & Purusha
(B) Soul & God
(C) Maya & Brahman
(D) Jagat & Jeeva



7. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by choosing from codes given below:

List – I
List – II
(I) Agni
(A) Chakshu
(II) Vayu
(B) Vāk
(III) Aditya
(C) Mana
(IV) Chandra
(D) Prana

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



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

Assertion (A): Matsyendrasana is the best Yoga Practice for control of Diabetes.
Reason (R): Matsyendrasana compresses the abdomen and twist the spine to stimulate the functioning of pancreas and thereby helps to control diabetes.

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. Who is ‘Yaksha’ according to Kenopanishad?

(A) Indra
(B) Brahman
(C) Agni
(D) Vayu



10. What is ‘Udgeetha’?

(A) Prana
(B) Moon
(C) Sunü
(D) Pranava




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MCQs on Yoga -5

1. Which one of the following is not included in elements of success according to Shiva Samhita?

(A) Firm belief
(B) Restraint of sense organs
(C) Sacrifice
(D) Mitāhāra


2. How many Shodhan Kriyas are described in Hatha, Ratnāvali?

(A) 07
(B) 08
(C) 06
(D) 04


3. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct option by choosing from codes given below:

List – I
List – II
I. Klesha
A. Anavasthitattva
II. Chittavritti
B. Angamejayatva
III. Sahabhuva
C. Vikalpa
IV. Antaraya
D. Asmitā

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



4. How many ‘Adh– aras’ are described in ‘Siddha Siddhānt Paddhati’ under ‘Pinda-Vichār’? 

(A) 05
(B) 09
(C) 16
(D) 07



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

Assertion (A): Human value is like an axle of a wheel and other types of value are around it.
Reason (R): The Human values are truthfulness, constructivity, sacrifice, sincerity, self control, anthusim and scientific vision.

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.



6. Arrange the Pancha Kosha in sequential order, from gross to subtle. Use the codes given below:

I. Manomaya Kosha
II. Prānamaya Kosha
III. Ānandamaya Kosha
IV. Annamaya Kosha
V. Vigyānamaya Kosha

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


7. Which one of the following is not the proved effect of Meditation?

(A) Decreases Stress
(B) Normalies Blood Pressure
(C) Normalises Blood Sugar
(D) Increases Cortisol


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

List – I
List – II
I. Styāna
A. Inability to achieve the Samadhi Bhumi
II. Avirati
B. Lack of Interest
III. Alabdhabhumikatva
C. Inability to maintain the chitta in achieved   state
IV. Anvasthitatva
D. Sensual gratification

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


9. Which hormone plays an important role in ‘fight-or-flight’ response in the body?

(A) Adrenaline
(B) Noradrenaline
(C) Growth hormone
(D) Glucagon


10. The positive attitude, happiness, lightedness, spiritual awakening and consciousness are the characteristics of

(A) Rajo Guna
(B) Satva Guna
(C) Rajo and Tamo Guna
(D) Tamo Guna




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MCQs on Yoga -4

1. What is the remedy (upāya) for abolition of sufferings according to Patanjali?

(A) Samādhi
(B) Dhyāna
(C) Kriya-yoga
(D) Viveka-khyāti



2. According to Hatha Pradeepika which of the following are included under Pathya āhāra ?

I. Shunthi
II. Yavaka
III. Patola
IV. Masha

Use the codes given below for correct answer:

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



3. The most important Yoga practices for the management of sinusitis are

I. Neti Kriya
II. Kapāla bhāti
III. Ardha Chakrāsana
IV. Mayurāsana

Find the correct combination according to the codes given below:

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


4. The types of Mahā-yoga according to Hatha Ratnāvali

(A) 6
(B) 4
(C) 8
(D) 3



5. The benefits of Suryabhedan Prānāyāma according to Hatha Pardeepika are –

I. Purifies the frontal sinus
II. Destroyes Worm
III. Balances the Vayus
IV. Removes hunger and thirst

Use the codes given below for correct answer:

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


6. How many Asanas are described in Siddha Siddhānta Paddhati?

(A) 4
(B) 3
(C) 8
(D) 15



7. Backward bending of Vertebral column occurs during the practice of which asanas?

I. Bhujangasana
II. Vajrasana
III. Pashchimottanasana
IV. Dhanurasana

Use the codes given below for correct answer:

(A) I and II are correct.
(B) II and IV are correct.
(C) I and IV are correct.
(D) II and III 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): Prasthānatrayee shows the path to attain “Moksha” (liberation). 
Reason (R): Upanishads, Brahmasutras and Bhagwadgeeta are the three authoritative primary sources of knowledge of Vedānta Darshana.

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

Assertion (A): Practice of Shavāsana and Dhyāna improves the memory of a person. Reason (R): Memory is the process of encoding, storage and retrieval of information. Relaxation practices of Yoga improve these functions of brain to increase the memory.

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.


10. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct option by choosing from codes given below :

List – I
List – II
I. Body
A. Charioteer
II. Soul
B. Rein
III. Mind
C. Horse
IV. Sense Organs
D. Chariot

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




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MCQs on Yoga -8

1. According to Ayurveda, the main factors for causation of any disease are:

I. Sātmyendriyārtha samyoga
II. Pragyāparadha
III. Parināma
IV. Dosha Samyata

Use the codes given below for correct answer:

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


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

Assertion (A): The basic aim of Yoga is self-realization and ultimate liberation.
Reason (R): The constant practice of eight steps of Yoga does not helps & control our body and mind, so as to reach the final goal of liberation.

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. Who does not attain the state of serenity (Shanti) according to Bhagawadgeeta?

(A) Desireless person
(B) Egoless person
(C) Karmāyogi
(D) Scholar



4. According to Pātanjala Yoga Sutra, the accomplishments may be attained through

I. Aushadhi
II. Shaktipāta
III. Tapa
IV. Samādhi

Use the codes given below for correct answer:

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



5. The following are Upa Prana Vayus:

I. Krikar
II. Makar
III. K rma
IV. Bhujangini

Find the correct combination according to the codes :

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



6. Ādhyātma Prasāda is the result of

(A) Vivekākhyati
(B) Nirvichara Samāpatti
(C) Asamprajnāta Samadhi
(D) Dharmamegha Samādhi



7. The components of Prakriti Tattva according to Samkhya Shāshtra are

(A) V– ata, Kapha and Pitta
(B) Sattva, Rajas and Tamas
(C) Manas, Buddhi and Ahank– ara
(D) V– ak, P– ani and P– ayu



8. Which qualities of food are useful for the persons of vāta predominant prakriti?

I. Sheeta
II. Madhura
III. Ushna
IV. Laghu

Use the codes given below for correct answer:

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


9. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ? Use the codes given below for correct answer:

List – I
List – II
(I) Karun– a
(A) Sukha
(II) Mudit– a
(B) Apunya
(III) Maitri
(C) Punya
(IV) Upeksh– a
(D) Dukha

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



10. Which yogic practices are beneficial for patients of Hyperacidity?

I. Dhauti
II. Kapālabhāti
III. Pashchimottānāsana
IV. Nadi Shodhana

Use the codes given below for correct answer.

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



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