1. “Samadoshah Samagnishch Samadhātu Malakriyah” are the characteristic features of ‘Swastha’ according to which Achārya of Ayurveda?

(A) Achārya Charaka
(B) Achārya Sushruta
(C) Achārya Kashyapa
(D) Achārya Vāgbhata

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

Assertion (A): Health of human beings is multidimensional.
Reason (R): Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely an absence of disease or infirmity.

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. What is the main therapeutic benefit of Kapālabhati practice?

(A) to remove kapha disorders
(B) to remove pitta disorders
(C) to remove vāta disorders
(D) to remove vāta-pitta disorders

4. Which are the characteristics of Hatha siddhi according to Hatha Pradeepika?

I. Clarity in eyes
II. Slimness in body
III. Happiness on face
IV. Increase in memory

Use the codes given below for correct answer:

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

5. What is the recommended time period for the practice of Kumbhaka (Pranayama) according to Hatha Pradeepika?

(A) Before sunrise
(B) After sunset
(C) Morning and evening both time
(D) Morning, midday, evening, midnight

6. The Yoga class usually begin with a

(A) A Prayer
(B) Suryanamaskār
(C) Yogic Sūkshma Vyāyāma
(D) Yogāsana

7. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Hatha Pradeepika          -           Swatmarama Suri
(B) Light on Yoga                 -           B.K.S. Iyengar
(C) Bhaja Govindom                      Veda Vy– asa
(D) Raja Mārtanda                -           Bhoja

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

List – I
List – II
(I) Jala Mahabhoota
(A) Shabda
(II) Vayu Mahabhoota
(B) Roopa
(III) Akash Mahabhoota
(C) Sparsha
(IV) Agni Mahabhoota
(D) Rasa

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

9. The well known Āchāryatrayās of Vedānta are ________.

I. Shankara
II. Nārada
III. Rāmānuja
IV. Madhva

Use the codes given below for the correct answer:

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

10. The pillars to attain moksha (liberation), according to Yoga Vashishtha are

I. Santosha
II. Vichāra
III. Vairāgya
IV. Viveka

Use the codes given below for correct answer :

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

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