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

      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

(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

      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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