An Exciting Quiz On Hypnosis and Meditation

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Hypnosis and meditation are amongst the altered states of consciousness. They make us realize there's more to the brain than we thought. Just much do you know about hypnosis and meditation? Do you know enough about them? If yes, it would be super fun to try the quiz. We are sure that this fun quiz will test your knowledge and give you some exciting knowledge. Isn't the brain such a fascinating organ? We hope you have fun learning! Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following best describes the hypnotic state?

    • A.

      A state of forgetfulness

    • B.

      A state of daydreaming

    • C.

      A state of anxiety

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. A state of daydreaming
    Explanation
    The hypnotic state is best described as a state of daydreaming. In this state, a person is deeply relaxed and focused on their inner thoughts and imagination, similar to daydreaming. They may be more receptive to suggestions and have an altered sense of time and perception. This state is often induced by a hypnotist to help individuals access their subconscious mind and make positive changes in their behavior or mindset.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is among the positives of hypnosis? 

    • A.

      It helps to grow taller

    • B.

      It helps with weight loss

    • C.

      It helps people with vision

    • D.

      It helps with sleep disorders and stress

    Correct Answer
    D. It helps with sleep disorders and stress
    Explanation
    Hypnosis has been found to be beneficial for individuals suffering from sleep disorders and stress. Through the power of suggestion and relaxation techniques, hypnosis can help individuals achieve a state of deep relaxation, which can improve sleep quality and reduce stress levels. This can lead to better overall well-being and improved mental health.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is NOT a type of hypnosis? 

    • A.

      Residual Hypnosis

    • B.

      Ericksonian Hypnosis

    • C.

      NLP Hypnosis

    • D.

      Traditional Hypnosis

    Correct Answer
    A. Residual Hypnosis
    Explanation
    Residual Hypnosis is not a recognized type of hypnosis. Ericksonian Hypnosis, NLP Hypnosis, and Traditional Hypnosis are all well-known and established forms of hypnosis used in various therapeutic practices.

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  • 4. 

    What percentage are not susceptible to hypnosis? 

    • A.

      22%

    • B.

      50% - 60%

    • C.

      5% - 10%

    • D.

      2 - 8%

    Correct Answer
    C. 5% - 10%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5% - 10%. This suggests that only a small percentage of people are not susceptible to hypnosis. Hypnosis is a state of heightened suggestibility, where individuals are more open to accepting and responding to suggestions. While most people can be hypnotized to some degree, there is a small subset of the population who may have difficulty entering a hypnotic state or may not respond as strongly to hypnotic suggestions. Therefore, it can be concluded that approximately 5% - 10% of individuals are not susceptible to hypnosis.

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  • 5. 

    Who adopted the term hypnosis? 

    • A.

      James Braid

    • B.

      Charles Lafontaine

    • C.

      Paul Broca

    • D.

      Thomas Brown

    Correct Answer
    A. James Braid
    Explanation
    James Braid adopted the term hypnosis.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is among the side effect of hypnosis? 

    • A.

      Headaches

    • B.

      Stomach issues

    • C.

      Anxiousness

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Hypnosis can have various side effects, including headaches, stomach issues, and anxiousness. These side effects may occur due to the deep relaxation and altered state of consciousness induced by hypnosis. Headaches can be caused by the release of tension or changes in blood flow. Stomach issues may arise from the relaxation of the gastrointestinal muscles. Anxiousness can occur as a result of the individual's heightened suggestibility and vulnerability during hypnosis. Therefore, all of the listed options can be considered as side effects of hypnosis.

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  • 7. 

    When was meditation first ever mentioned in the literature? 

    • A.

      Upanishads

    • B.

      Bhagavad Gita

    • C.

      The Vedas

    • D.

      The Arthashastra

    Correct Answer
    A. Upanishads
    Explanation
    The Upanishads are a collection of ancient Indian texts that were composed between 800 and 200 BCE. These texts contain philosophical and spiritual teachings and are considered to be some of the earliest mentions of meditation in literature. The Upanishads explore various aspects of meditation and its role in achieving self-realization and spiritual enlightenment. Therefore, it can be inferred that meditation was first mentioned in the literature in the Upanishads.

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  • 8. 

    Regular meditation helps with which of the following? 

    • A.

      Stress

    • B.

      Memory 

    • C.

      Sleep issues

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Regular meditation has been shown to have numerous benefits for overall well-being. It can help reduce stress by promoting relaxation and mindfulness, allowing individuals to better manage their emotions and cope with daily challenges. Additionally, meditation has been found to improve memory and cognitive function by enhancing attention and focus. It can also be beneficial for sleep issues, as it can help calm the mind and promote a sense of relaxation, making it easier to fall asleep and improve the quality of sleep. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 9. 

    Which brain waves are observed when an individual is in a meditative state? 

    • A.

      Gamma and alpha waves

    • B.

      Theta and alpha waves

    • C.

      Alpha and beta waves

    • D.

      Alpha waves

    Correct Answer
    B. Theta and alpha waves
    Explanation
    During meditation, the brain enters a state of deep relaxation and focused attention. Theta waves are associated with deep relaxation, creativity, and meditation. They are slower in frequency and higher in amplitude compared to other brain waves. Alpha waves, on the other hand, occur when the brain is in a relaxed but awake state. They are associated with calmness and a focused yet relaxed mental state. Therefore, the correct answer is theta and alpha waves, as these brain waves are observed when an individual is in a meditative state.

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  • 10. 

    How many types of meditation are there? 

    • A.

      5 types

    • B.

      10 types

    • C.

      3 types

    • D.

      There is no specific type

    Correct Answer
    D. There is no specific type
    Explanation
    The answer "There is no specific type" suggests that meditation does not have a fixed number of types. Unlike other practices or techniques that may have specific categories or classifications, meditation is a broad concept that can encompass various approaches and styles. The absence of a specific type implies that meditation can be personalized and adapted to individual preferences and needs, allowing for flexibility and diversity in practice.

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