Meditation Basics Quiz - Start Off Your Mindfulness Journey

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Meditation Basics Quiz - Start Off Your Mindfulness Journey

Meditation is a practice of focusing the mind on a particular object, thought, or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally calm and stable state. Want to start off your journey of meditation? Know these basics first! Please answer the multiple-choice questions in this short quiz based on the information presented in the course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Meditation can only be practiced if you are religious.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Meditation has been practiced in the west longer than it has in the east.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The reason you meditate is to make your mind calm and peaceful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A good posture for meditating in chair consists of the following:
    • A. 

      Hunched over, cross legged, and arms stretched to the side.

    • B. 

      Crossed legged, back straight, and arms hanging down.

    • C. 

      Straight back, hands on your lap, and feet flat on the floor.

    • D. 

      Straight back, feet flat on the floor, and arms hanging down.

  • 5. 
    The reason you tidy up your meditation area is:
    • A. 

      Because it interferes with the cosmic energy.

    • B. 

      Because it's just a good idea.

    • C. 

      Because it frees your mind from being distracted.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    In 50 words or less, explain how meditation can help you improve your relationships, health, and satisfaction at work and school?
  • 7. 
    Meditation results in increased concentration of grey matter in your brain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Meditation has been proven to help you prepare for future stressful events.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    More than __ % of Americans have tried meditation at least once in their lives.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      39

  • 10. 
    Meditation helps building a bond and decreasing the pain in pregnancy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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