Adi Shankaracharya Quiz Questions And Answers

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Have you ever heard about the great Indian Vedic scholar Adi Shankaracharya? If so, take this quiz based on his personal life and test your knowledge of him. Adi Shankaracharya was an Indian philosopher, an intellectual giant, a genius of linguistics, and above everything, he was considered India's pride. The following quiz asks questions related to his great work. Do you think you can answer them all? Play it out and learn some amazing things about Sri 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. 
    Shankara did not write commentary of
    • A. 

      Bhagavad Gita

    • B. 

      Upanishads

    • C. 

      Brahma Sutra

    • D. 

      Ashtavakra Gita

  • 15. 
    The core teaching of Shankaracharya is: Brahman alone is real. This world is ____. The Jiva is identical with Brahman.
    • A. 

      Real

    • B. 

      Unreal

    • C. 

      Fake

    • D. 

      All of the above

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

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

      16

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      48

    • D. 

      64

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