How Much Do You Know About Meditation?

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How Much Do You Know About Meditation?

Meditation is known to all as a way to calm down and appear more peaceful around people. You have many ways to meditate today, like doing a few yoga poses, applying a few breathing techniques, and of course reciting positive phrases or mantras. Given that meditation techniques are widespread all over the world, do you think you can complete our quiz successfully? If yes, take our small quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where can the oldest references to meditation be found?
    • A. 

      In India

    • B. 

      In China

    • C. 

      In Japan

    • D. 

      In Egypt

  • 2. 
    Which scriptures are used by Indian Buddhists, and considered as a way to "liberation"?
    • A. 

      Pāli Canon

    • B. 

      The Nepal Canon

    • C. 

      Prosoche

    • D. 

      Chan

  • 3. 
    Where was the technique known as "hesychasm" first developed?
    • A. 

      In Athen

    • B. 

      In Mount Athos

    • C. 

      In Alexandria

    • D. 

      In Sparta

  • 4. 
    Which one of those is not a meditation technique?
    • A. 

      Singing

    • B. 

      Singing mantras

    • C. 

      Praying

    • D. 

      Contemplation

  • 5. 
    What has influenced modern spirituality and meditation techniques?
    • A. 

      Eastern philosophy, mysticism, yoga, Hinduism and Buddhism

    • B. 

      Eastern philosophies.

    • C. 

      Eastern philosophy, mysticism, yoga, Hinduism and Buddhism, plus some Western influence.

    • D. 

      Yoga plus some Western influence.

  • 6. 
    Do pagan and occult religions also require their followers to meditate?
    • A. 

      Yes, as it often serves as a preliminary to the work of magic.

    • B. 

      Yes, because the followers have to connect with the elements.

    • C. 

      No.

    • D. 

      No, because the sorcerer is the one doing all the work.

  • 7. 
    Which element is not important during a meditation session?
    • A. 

      Breathing.

    • B. 

      Focus.

    • C. 

      Relaxing

    • D. 

      Emotions

  • 8. 
    How many forms of meditations are there?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Six

  • 9. 
    Which one is not a form of meditation?
    • A. 

      Physical postures

    • B. 

      Stretching

    • C. 

      Mindfulness

    • D. 

      Mental silence

  • 10. 
    In which religion are drugs used for the purpose of meditation?
    • A. 

      Shamanistic religions.

    • B. 

      Pancasila

    • C. 

      Theravada

    • D. 

      Mahayana Buddhist