A Quiz On Adi Shankaracharya

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A Quiz On Adi Shankaracharya

A quiz on Adi Shankaracharya


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Kaladi the birth place of Adi Shankara is located in
    • A. 

      Karnataka

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 2. 
    Adi Shankaracharya is believed to be an incarnation of
    • A. 

      Hanuman

    • B. 

      Ganesha

    • C. 

      Shiva

    • D. 

      Vishnu

  • 3. 
    Adi Shankara took Sanyasa at the age of
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      18

  • 4. 
    Shankara’s mother did not want him to take up Sanyasa which incident made his mother change the decision…
    • A. 

      Shankara falling ill and allowed him to take Sanyasa as a cure

    • B. 

      A crocodile caught hold of the leg of Shankara and released the leg only when the mother agreed to Shankara taking Sanyasa

    • C. 

      Shiva came in dream and ordered

    • D. 

      Shankracharya performed miracles

  • 5. 
    Guru of Adi Shankaracharya
    • A. 

      Govindapada

    • B. 

      Gaudapada

    • C. 

      No Guru

    • D. 

      Dattatreya

  • 6. 
    Which among the following text was composed by Adi Shankaracharya
    • A. 

      Ramayana

    • B. 

      Yoga Vasishta

    • C. 

      Vivekachudamani

    • D. 

      Uddava Gita

  • 7. 
    Dakshinamurti Stotra of Adi Shankara is addressed to
    • A. 

      Ganesha

    • B. 

      Shiva

    • C. 

      Vishnu

    • D. 

      Devi

  • 8. 
    Bhaja Govindam was composed by Adi Shankara
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following temple was established by Adi Shankaracharya
    • A. 

      Padmanabha Swamy Temple in Kerala

    • B. 

      Badrinath Temple

    • C. 

      Kalighat Temple

    • D. 

      Brihadheshwara Temple

  • 10. 
    Adi Shankaracharya meditated here
    • A. 

      Sarvanja Peetam in Mookambika

    • B. 

      Vivekananda Rock in Kannyakumari

    • C. 

      Mount Abu

    • D. 

      Kamakya Temple Guwahati

  • 11. 
    Bharati, wife of Mandana Misra, attempted to defeat Adi Shankaracharya in debate by talking on the subject of
    • A. 

      Ethics

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Science

    • D. 

      Sex

  • 12. 
    Sense of duality was removed completely from Adi Shankaracharya by
    • A. 

      Sri Krishna

    • B. 

      Ramanujacharya

    • C. 

      Hanuman

    • D. 

      Chandala

  • 13. 
    Shankaracharya did not establish a mutt here
    • A. 

      Dwarka

    • B. 

      Ujjain

    • C. 

      Sringeri

    • D. 

      Puri

  • 14. 
    The core teaching of Shankaracharya is: Brahman alone is real. This world is ____. The Jiva is identical with Brahman.
    • A. 

      Real

    • B. 

      Unreal

  • 15. 
    Shankara did not write commentary of
    • A. 

      Bhagavad Gita

    • B. 

      Upanishads

    • C. 

      Brahma Sutra

    • D. 

      Ashtavakra Gita

  • 16. 
    Kanakadhara Stotram dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi was composed by Adi Shankaracharya
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 17. 
    Hanuman Chalisa was compsed by Adi Shankara
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    Adi Shankara left the physical body at the age of
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      48

    • D. 

      64