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  • 1. 

    When is International Yoga Day celebrate every year?

    • A.

      21 june

    • B.

      23 june

    • C.

      21 july

    • D.

      21Aug

    Correct Answer
    A. 21 june
    Explanation
    International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on 21 June. This day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2014 to raise awareness about the benefits of practicing yoga and to promote its holistic approach to health and well-being. The date of 21 June was chosen as it coincides with the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. On this day, people from all over the world come together to participate in yoga sessions, workshops, and other activities to promote physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

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  • 2. 

    What is the theme of International Yoga Day in 2020?

    • A.

      Do Yoga Beat Corona

    • B.

      Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family

    • C.

      My Life My Yoga

    • D.

      Yoga for Health

    Correct Answer
    B. Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family
    Explanation
    The theme of International Yoga Day in 2020 is "Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family." This theme emphasizes the importance of practicing yoga within the comfort of one's own home and involving family members in the practice. It encourages individuals to prioritize their health and well-being by incorporating yoga into their daily routines, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic when many people are confined to their homes. By promoting yoga as a means to stay physically and mentally fit, this theme highlights the benefits of practicing yoga in a domestic setting and fostering a sense of unity within families.

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  • 3. 

    When first International Yoga Day is celebrated in the world?

    • A.

      21 june 2014

    • B.

      11 december 2014

    • C.

      27 september 2014

    • D.

      21 june 2015

    Correct Answer
    D. 21 june 2015
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 21 June 2015. This is the date when the first International Yoga Day was celebrated worldwide.

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  • 4. 

    When did the UN General Assembly announce 21st June as the International Yoga Day?

    • A.

      11 december 2014

    • B.

      21 june 2015

    • C.

      21 june 2014

    • D.

      27 september 2014

    Correct Answer
    A. 11 december 2014
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 11 December 2014. This is the date when the UN General Assembly announced 21st June as the International Yoga Day.

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  • 5. 

    Where the resolution of celebrating the International Day of Yoga is passed?

    • A.

      World Health Organizatio

    • B.

      UN, General Assembly

    • C.

      India, Parliament

    • D.

      UNICEF

    Correct Answer
    B. UN, General Assembly
    Explanation
    The International Day of Yoga is celebrated globally and the resolution for its celebration was passed by the United Nations General Assembly. This implies that the decision to observe this day was made by the representatives of member countries in the UN, making it an internationally recognized event.

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  • 6. 

    Who had introduced yoga first time to the western world at a religion conference Chicago, America?

    • A.

      Narendra Modi

    • B.

      Maharshi Patanjali

    • C.

      Baba Ramadeva

    • D.

      Swami Vivekananda

    Correct Answer
    D. Swami Vivekananda
    Explanation
    Swami Vivekananda introduced yoga to the western world at a religion conference in Chicago, America. He was a prominent Indian spiritual leader and played a significant role in spreading the teachings of yoga and Hindu philosophy in the west. Through his lectures and writings, Swami Vivekananda presented yoga as a holistic practice that encompasses physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. His efforts helped to popularize yoga and create awareness about its benefits, making it accessible to people outside of India.

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  • 7. 

     In 2020, which city host the International Yoga celebration?

    • A.

      New Delhi

    • B.

      Leh

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Ranchi

    Correct Answer
    A. New Delhi
    Explanation
    In 2020, the International Yoga celebration was hosted in New Delhi.

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  • 8. 

    Celebration of International Yoga in India is done by which ministry?

    • A.

      Ministry of Civil Aviation

    • B.

      Ministry of Communication

    • C.

      Ministry of Education

    • D.

      Ministry of AYUSH

    Correct Answer
    D. Ministry of AYUSH
    Explanation
    The celebration of International Yoga in India is done by the Ministry of AYUSH. AYUSH stands for Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy. This ministry is responsible for the promotion and development of traditional Indian medicine systems, including yoga. As yoga is an integral part of India's cultural heritage and is widely practiced and recognized globally, it falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of AYUSH to organize and oversee the celebrations of International Yoga Day in India.

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  • 9. 

    Which government proposed to celebrate the international day of yoga?

    • A.

      Canadian government

    • B.

      American government

    • C.

      Indian government

    • D.

      Chine government

    Correct Answer
    C. Indian government
    Explanation
    The Indian government proposed to celebrate the international day of yoga. The international day of yoga was first proposed by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. The proposal was then adopted by the United Nations and since then, the day is celebrated worldwide on June 21st every year to promote the practice of yoga and its benefits for physical and mental well-being.

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  • 10. 

    Who gives suggestions to the UN for celebrating Yoga Day?

    • A.

      Narendra Modi

    • B.

      Donald Trump

    • C.

      George Walker Bush

    • D.

      Barack Obama

    Correct Answer
    A. Narendra Modi
    Explanation
    Narendra Modi is the correct answer because he is the Prime Minister of India and it was his suggestion to the United Nations to celebrate International Yoga Day. In his speech at the UN General Assembly in 2014, he proposed the idea of dedicating a day to yoga to promote physical and mental well-being. The proposal was unanimously adopted by the UN, and since then, June 21st has been celebrated as International Yoga Day worldwide.

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  • 11. 

    Which of these Yogasanas?

    • A.

      Dhanurasan

    • B.

      Halasan

    • C.

      Vajrasan

    • D.

      Bhujangasan

    Correct Answer
    A. Dhanurasan
    Explanation
    Dhanurasan is the correct answer because it is a yoga asana that involves lying on the stomach and bending the knees to grab the ankles with the hands, forming a bow-like shape. This asana helps in improving digestion, strengthening the back muscles, and increasing flexibility in the spine. It also stretches the entire front of the body and helps in relieving stress and fatigue.

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  • 12. 

    Which of these Yogasanas?

    • A.

      Dhanurasan

    • B.

      Halasan

    • C.

      Vajrasan

    • D.

      Bhujangasan

    Correct Answer
    D. Bhujangasan
    Explanation
    Bhujangasan, also known as the Cobra Pose, is a yoga asana that involves lying on the stomach and lifting the upper body using the strength of the back muscles. It is a beneficial pose for strengthening the spine, relieving back pain, and improving posture. Bhujangasan also stretches the chest, shoulders, and abdomen, stimulating digestion and reducing stress. It is a commonly practiced asana in yoga for its various physical and mental health benefits.

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  • 13. 

    Which of these Yogasanas?

    • A.

      Dhanurasan

    • B.

      Halasan

    • C.

      Sarvangasan

    • D.

      Bhujangasan

    Correct Answer
    C. Sarvangasan
    Explanation
    Sarvangasan, also known as the Shoulder Stand, is the correct answer among the given options. This yoga asana involves lifting the entire body weight onto the shoulders, with the support of the hands placed on the back. Sarvangasan helps in improving blood circulation, strengthening the upper body, and stimulating the thyroid gland. It also helps in reducing stress and anxiety, improving digestion, and enhancing overall body flexibility.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these Yogasanas?

    • A.

      Dhanurasan

    • B.

      Halasan

    • C.

      Sarvangasan

    • D.

      Ushtrasan

    Correct Answer
    D. Ushtrasan
    Explanation
    Ushtrasan, also known as the Camel Pose, is a yoga asana that involves kneeling on the floor and arching the back to create a deep stretch in the front of the body. This pose helps to improve posture, strengthen the back and shoulders, and increase flexibility in the spine. It also stretches the hip flexors and opens up the chest, allowing for better breathing. Ushtrasan is considered beneficial for the digestive system and can help to relieve stress and anxiety.

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  • 15. 

    Which of these Yogasanas?

    • A.

      Tadasan

    • B.

      Halasan

    • C.

      Vrukshasan

    • D.

      Ushtrasan

    Correct Answer
    C. Vrukshasan
    Explanation
    Vrukshasana, also known as the Tree Pose, is a yoga asana where one stands on one leg with the other leg bent and placed against the inner thigh of the standing leg. This pose helps improve balance, stability, and concentration. It also strengthens the legs, ankles, and core muscles. Additionally, Vrukshasana stretches the hips, inner thighs, and groin, and opens the chest and shoulders. Overall, Vrukshasana is a beneficial yoga pose for both physical and mental well-being.

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  • 16. 

    Which of these Yogasanas?

    • A.

      Prithvi Mudra

    • B.

      Gyana Mudra

    • C.

      Shankh Mudra

    • D.

      Varuna Mudra

    Correct Answer
    C. Shankh Mudra
    Explanation
    Shankh Mudra is the correct answer because it is a yoga pose that involves joining the tips of the thumb, middle finger, and ring finger while keeping the other fingers extended. This mudra is believed to activate the energy of the throat chakra and improve communication skills. It is also said to have a calming effect on the mind and promote a sense of inner peace.

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  • 17. 

    Which of these Yogasanas?

    • A.

      Prithvi Mudra

    • B.

      Gyana Mudra

    • C.

      Shankh Mudra

    • D.

      Varuna Mudra

    Correct Answer
    B. Gyana Mudra
    Explanation
    Gyana Mudra is the correct answer. Gyana Mudra is a hand gesture commonly used in yoga and meditation practices. It is formed by touching the tip of the thumb to the tip of the index finger, while keeping the other three fingers extended. This mudra is believed to enhance concentration, improve memory, and promote a sense of calm and spiritual awareness. It is often used during pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation to deepen the connection between the mind and body.

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  • 18. 

    Which of these Yogasanas?

    • A.

      Pran Mudra

    • B.

      Gyana Mudra

    • C.

      Shankh Mudra

    • D.

      Varuna Mudra

    Correct Answer
    A. Pran Mudra
    Explanation
    Pran Mudra is the correct answer because it is a yoga asana that involves the joining of the tip of the thumb with the tip of the little finger, while keeping the other fingers extended. This mudra is believed to enhance the flow of prana (life force energy) in the body and is often practiced for promoting vitality, improving digestion, and reducing fatigue.

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  • 19. 

    Which of these Yogasanas?

    • A.

      Prithvi Mudra

    • B.

      Gyana Mudra

    • C.

      Shankh Mudra

    • D.

      SuryaMudra

    Correct Answer
    D. SuryaMudra
    Explanation
    Surya Mudra is a yoga pose that is performed by touching the ring finger to the base of the thumb, while keeping the other fingers extended. This mudra is believed to increase the fire element in the body, which can help with digestion and metabolism. It is also thought to boost energy levels and improve focus and concentration. Practicing Surya Mudra regularly can have various benefits for physical and mental well-being.

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  • 20. 

    What about this Image?

    • A.

      Kapalbhaati

    • B.

      Pranayam

    • C.

      Surya Namskaar

    • D.

      Mudras

    Correct Answer
    C. Surya Namskaar
    Explanation
    The image is likely related to Surya Namskaar because it is a popular yoga practice that involves a sequence of poses and movements. Surya Namskaar, also known as Sun Salutation, is performed as a way to pay homage to the sun and is believed to have numerous physical and mental health benefits. The other options mentioned in the question, Kapalbhaati, Pranayam, and Mudras, are also yoga practices, but they are not typically associated with a specific sequence of poses like Surya Namskaar.

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  • 21. 

    Which of the following is a " Crocodile Pose" in Yoga?

    • A.

      Bhujangasan

    • B.

      Makarasan

    • C.

      Naukasan

    • D.

      Savasan

    Correct Answer
    B. Makarasan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Makarasan. Makarasan, also known as the Crocodile Pose, is a yoga pose where the practitioner lies flat on their stomach with their head resting on their folded arms. This pose helps to relax the body and relieve stress, while also stretching the spine and improving posture. It is called the Crocodile Pose because the posture resembles the position of a crocodile floating in water.

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  • 22. 

    Which of the following is a " Mountain Pose" in Yoga?

    • A.

      Vrukshasan

    • B.

      Makarasan

    • C.

      Sarvangasan

    • D.

      Tadasan

    Correct Answer
    D. Tadasan
    Explanation
    Tadasan is a "Mountain Pose" in Yoga. This pose is performed by standing tall with feet together, grounding into the floor, and reaching the arms overhead. The body is aligned and elongated, resembling a mountain. Tadasan helps improve posture, balance, and concentration, while also strengthening the legs and core muscles. It is often used as a starting or resting pose in yoga sequences.

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  • 23. 

    Name the only asana which can be done after a heavy meal?

    • A.

      Shirsasana

    • B.

      Bhujangasan

    • C.

      Chakrasan

    • D.

      Vajrasana

    Correct Answer
    D. Vajrasana
    Explanation
    Vajrasana is the only asana that can be done after a heavy meal. This is because Vajrasana helps in digestion by stimulating the digestive organs and improving blood circulation in the abdominal area. It also helps in relieving gas and bloating. Other asanas like Shirsasana, Bhujangasan, and Chakrasan require a relatively empty stomach as they involve intense physical exertion and can cause discomfort or even digestive issues if done after a heavy meal.

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