Ultimate Quiz On Meditation

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Ultimate Quiz On Meditation - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Meditation is a new fitness craze that is popping up at gyms.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Although you can find opportunities to participate in guided mediatation in some gym class formats, meditation has been around for thousands of years.

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  • 2. 

    Meditation is a great way to: (Check all that apply)

    • A.

      Reduce stress

    • B.

      Burn calories

    • C.

      Refocus

    • D.

      Increase energy

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Reduce stress
    C. Refocus
    D. Increase energy
    Explanation
    Mediitation is a great way to refresh and refocus but it is not considered an aerobic activity. So, burning calories is not the focus of this practice. Complement your meditation with the addition of aerobic activity such as walking. Adding aerobic exercise to your weekly activity is beneficial to your heart and lungs and can also help reduce stress.

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  • 3. 

    During meditation you focus your attention away from the thoughts of the day which helps reduce stress.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Learning how to free your mind of the thoughts of the day can aid in stress reduction.

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  • 4. 

    The benefits of meditation can only be felt for up to two hours after the session.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The benefits can often last throughout the day.

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  • 5. 

    Meditation is practiced:

    • A.

      On vacation

    • B.

      At home

    • C.

      Walking

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Meditation can be practiced anywhere.

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  • 6. 

    Breathing deeply is part of meditation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Concentrating on breathing can help slow you down and help you stay focused.

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  • 7. 

    A mantra is a word or sound you utter one time at the beginning of your meditaion.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A mantra is a word that could be uttered at the beginning but is often repeated during the session. Repeating a word or sound helps you stay focused.

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  • 8. 

    Focusing on love and gratitude is one type of meditation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In this type of meditation, you can focus on a sacred or loved being weaving feelings of gratitude and love through your thoughts.

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  • 9. 

    You can expect to become an expert in mediation within:

    • A.

      Six weeks

    • B.

      Six months

    • C.

      There is no exact time frame; everyone progresses differently

    Correct Answer
    C. There is no exact time frame; everyone progresses differently
    Explanation
    Mastering meditation can take time and practice. Do not judge yourself or grade yourself. Continue practicing meditation in the way that best suits you. Your skills will become better within your own pace and time.

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  • 10. 

    The key elements that will help you master meditation are: (Check all that apply)

    • A.

      Focused attention

    • B.

      Relaxed breathing

    • C.

      A quiet setting

    • D.

      Waiting for a vacation setting like a beach to meditate

    • E.

      A comfortable postion

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Focused attention
    B. Relaxed breathing
    C. A quiet setting
    E. A comfortable postion
    Explanation
    You can be successful at mediation most anywhere. A beach setting or vacation can aid in your success, You don't have to wait for the perfect setting to practice meditation.

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