Astrology Quiz: What Do You Know About Navagrahas?

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What Do You Know About Navagrahas? When someone wants to know their destiny, they might find themselves looking to the nine celestial bodies that hold the secrets as to what life has in store for them at different stages. How conversant are you with the deities? Well, do take up the quiz below and get to find out for sure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which among the following is not a Navagraha?

    • A.

      Surya or Sun

    • B.

      Shani or Saturn

    • C.

      Chandra or Moon

    • D.

      Vrischika or Scorpion

    Correct Answer
    D. Vrischika or Scorpion
    Explanation
    Vrischika or Scorpion is not a Navagraha. Navagrahas are the nine celestial bodies in Hindu astrology that are believed to influence human lives. The Navagrahas include Surya or Sun, Shani or Saturn, and Chandra or Moon. However, Vrischika or Scorpion is not considered one of the Navagrahas.

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  • 2. 

    Shani is the sun of

    • A.

      Surya

    • B.

      Shiva

    • C.

      Brahma

    • D.

      Vishnu

    Correct Answer
    A. Surya
    Explanation
    Shani is the son of Surya.

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  • 3. 

    Bhed or Sheep is the vehicle of which Navgraha

    • A.

      Surya or Sun

    • B.

      Mangal or Mars

    • C.

      Brishaspati or Jupiter

    • D.

      Soma or Moon

    Correct Answer
    B. Mangal or Mars
    Explanation
    Mars, also known as Mangal, is associated with the vehicle "Bhed" or Sheep in Navgraha. This means that in the Navgraha system, Mars is symbolically represented by the Sheep.

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  • 4. 

    Surya rides on a Rath carried by

    • A.

      9 horses

    • B.

      7 horses

    • C.

      3 horses

    • D.

      1 horse

    Correct Answer
    B. 7 horses
    Explanation
    Surya rides on a Rath carried by 7 horses. This suggests that the Rath, which is a type of chariot or carriage, is pulled by 7 horses. This information implies that 7 horses are needed to transport Surya on his Rath.

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  • 5. 

    Mangal or Mars is associated with color

    • A.

      Yellow

    • B.

      White

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    C. Red
    Explanation
    Mangal or Mars is associated with the color red. This association can be attributed to the planet's reddish appearance in the night sky. The iron oxide on the planet's surface gives it a reddish hue, which has led to its association with the color red. Additionally, Mars is often associated with war and aggression, which are also commonly associated with the color red. Therefore, red is the correct answer in this context.

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  • 6. 

    The rath or chariot of Surya has

    • A.

      Two wheels

    • B.

      One wheel

    • C.

      Six wheels

    • D.

      Four wheels

    Correct Answer
    B. One wheel
    Explanation
    The rath or chariot of Surya, the Hindu sun god, is traditionally depicted as having one wheel. This is based on ancient Hindu mythology and iconography, where Surya is often portrayed riding a chariot pulled by seven horses and having a single wheel. The wheel represents the movement and cycle of the sun across the sky. This depiction symbolizes the power and radiance of Surya as the sun god.

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  • 7. 

    Color associated with Chandra or Moon is

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      Oranga

    • D.

      Saffron

    Correct Answer
    A. White
    Explanation
    The color associated with Chandra or Moon is white. This is because when we look at the Moon from Earth, it appears to be white in color. The Moon reflects sunlight, which is composed of all colors, and since it reflects all colors equally, it appears white to us. Additionally, many cultures and mythologies also associate the Moon with the color white, representing purity, clarity, and tranquility.

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  • 8. 

    Which among the following is the most beneficial Navgraha?

    • A.

      Ketu

    • B.

      Rahu

    • C.

      Guru

    • D.

      Shani

    Correct Answer
    C. Guru
    Explanation
    Guru, also known as Jupiter, is considered the most beneficial Navgraha. In Vedic astrology, Guru is associated with wisdom, knowledge, and spirituality. It is believed that Guru brings good fortune, prosperity, and success in one's life. Guru is also known to protect and guide individuals on the right path. Therefore, worshipping and appeasing Guru is considered highly beneficial for overall well-being and success in life.

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  • 9. 

    Which Navgraha holds a parrot in his hand?

    • A.

      Ketu

    • B.

      Rahu

    • C.

      Shani

    • D.

      Budha

    Correct Answer
    D. Budha
    Explanation
    Budha, also known as Mercury, is the Navgraha who holds a parrot in his hand. In Hindu mythology, Budha is often depicted with a parrot, symbolizing his association with communication, intelligence, and learning. This representation highlights Budha's role as the planet governing speech, language, and intellectual pursuits.

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  • 10. 

    Color associated with Budha or Mercury is

    • A.

      Green

    • B.

      Pink

    • C.

      White

    • D.

      Blue

    Correct Answer
    A. Green
    Explanation
    The color associated with Budha or Mercury is green. In astrology, each planet is associated with a specific color, and green is the color associated with Budha or Mercury. This association is based on the qualities and characteristics attributed to Budha in astrology. Green is often associated with growth, communication, and intellect, which are qualities connected to Budha. Therefore, green is the correct answer in this case.

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  • 11. 

    The Chariot of Chandra are pulled by

    • A.

      8 horses

    • B.

      10 horses

    • C.

      6 horses

    • D.

      4 horses

    Correct Answer
    B. 10 horses
    Explanation
    The Chariot of Chandra, which refers to the chariot of the Hindu moon god, is said to be pulled by 10 horses. This information is derived from Hindu mythology and beliefs, where the moon god is often depicted riding a chariot drawn by 10 powerful horses. The number of horses symbolizes strength, speed, and the celestial nature of the moon.

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  • 12. 

    Vishnu cut off the head of which Navgraha to stop him from drinking Amrita

    • A.

      Budha

    • B.

      Mangal

    • C.

      Rahu

    • D.

      Guru

    Correct Answer
    C. Rahu
    Explanation
    Vishnu cut off the head of Rahu to stop him from drinking Amrita. Rahu, one of the Navgrahas, was a demon who disguised himself as a god to obtain the divine nectar. However, as he was about to consume it, Vishnu decapitated him. Although Rahu's head was separated from his body, he was granted immortality and his head became known as Rahu, while his body became Ketu. This incident is often depicted in Hindu mythology to symbolize the triumph of good over evil.

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  • 13. 

    Color associated with Rahu is

    • A.

      Orange

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      White

    Correct Answer
    B. Blue
    Explanation
    Rahu is a planet in Vedic astrology that is associated with mystery, illusion, and deception. Blue is often associated with these qualities as well, as it represents depth, secrecy, and the unknown. Additionally, in Hindu mythology, Rahu is depicted as having a dark blue complexion. Therefore, blue is the color that is commonly associated with Rahu.

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  • 14. 

    Which Navgraha has the tail of snake (or Dragon)

    • A.

      Rahu

    • B.

      Ketu

    • C.

      Shani

    • D.

      Budha

    Correct Answer
    B. Ketu
    Explanation
    Ketu is associated with the tail of the snake or dragon in Navgraha. In Hindu astrology, Ketu is considered a shadow planet and is known for its mysterious and transformative qualities. It is believed to represent spiritual enlightenment and liberation. The association with the tail of the snake symbolizes the karmic influences and the ability to shed old patterns and attachments.

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  • 15. 

    Metal associated with Shani is

    • A.

      Gold

    • B.

      Iron

    • C.

      Silver

    • D.

      Bronze

    Correct Answer
    B. Iron
    Explanation
    Shani is associated with the planet Saturn, which is known for its strong and disciplined energy. Iron is a metal that symbolizes strength, durability, and resilience, making it a suitable association for Shani. Additionally, iron is also associated with grounding and stability, which aligns with the disciplined and structured nature of Shani's energy.

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  • 16. 

    The color of the horses of Surya is

    • A.

      Black

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      Blue

    • D.

      Red

    Correct Answer
    B. Green
  • 17. 

    Which Navgraha is also the Guru of Demons?

    • A.

      Shani

    • B.

      Guru

    • C.

      Shukra

    • D.

      Surya

    Correct Answer
    C. Shukra
    Explanation
    Shukra, also known as Venus, is considered to be the Guru (teacher) of the Asuras (demons) in Hindu mythology. He is associated with wealth, pleasure, and material desires. Shukra plays a significant role in guiding and instructing the demons, imparting knowledge and wisdom to them. Therefore, Shukra is the Navgraha who is also the Guru of Demons.

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  • 18. 

    The color associated with Shani is

    • A.

      Blue

    • B.

      Brown

    • C.

      Green

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    D. Black
    Explanation
    Shani is often associated with the color black in Hindu mythology and astrology. Black represents the planet Saturn, which is believed to be the ruling planet of Shani. In Hindu traditions, Shani is considered a powerful deity who brings both challenges and rewards. The color black is associated with mystery, power, and transformation, which aligns with the qualities attributed to Shani. Additionally, black is often worn or used in rituals to appease Shani and seek his blessings.

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  • 19. 

    Which Navgraha is also the Guru of Devas?

    • A.

      Surya

    • B.

      Chandra

    • C.

      Brihaspati or Guru

    • D.

      Budha

    Correct Answer
    C. Brihaspati or Guru
    Explanation
    Brihaspati or Guru is the correct answer because in Hindu mythology, Brihaspati is considered as the Guru or teacher of the Devas (celestial beings). He is also known as the planet Jupiter and is associated with wisdom, knowledge, and spirituality. Brihaspati plays a significant role in guiding and enlightening the Devas, making him their Guru.

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  • 20. 

    Solar and Lunar Eclipses - Surya and Chandra Grahan - is the result of the enmity between Surya and Chandra with

    • A.

      Shani

    • B.

      Budha

    • C.

      Rahu

    • D.

      Mangal

    Correct Answer
    C. Rahu
    Explanation
    Solar and Lunar Eclipses, known as Surya and Chandra Grahan, occur due to the enmity between Surya (the Sun) and Chandra (the Moon) with Rahu. Rahu is a mythical planet in Hindu astrology and is believed to be responsible for causing eclipses. According to Hindu mythology, Rahu and Ketu are the severed head and tail of a demon who tried to steal the nectar of immortality. As a result of this enmity, Rahu and Ketu cause the Sun and Moon to be temporarily obscured during eclipses.

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