How Much You Know About Swami Vivekananda? Trivia Facts Quiz

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Swami Vivekananda is one of the best-known young generation monks in the world. It is a known fact that he failed to get a job for a very long time and that was when he went through a period of spiritual crisis. Did you know he founded the first Vedanta Society in the United States in New York? Take up the test below and see how much you know about him!. Here.


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  • 1. 

    Swami Vivekananda was born in

    • A.

      Delhi

    • B.

      Bangalore

    • C.

      Calcutta

    • D.

      Chennai

    Correct Answer
    C. Calcutta
    Explanation
    Swami Vivekananda was born in Calcutta. Calcutta, now known as Kolkata, is the capital city of the Indian state of West Bengal. Swami Vivekananda, whose birth name was Narendranath Datta, was born on January 12, 1863, in Calcutta. He was a renowned spiritual leader and played a significant role in introducing Hindu philosophy and Vedanta to the Western world. He was a disciple of the Indian mystic Ramakrishna Paramahansa and went on to establish the Ramakrishna Mission and the Ramakrishna Math. Vivekananda's teachings and philosophy continue to inspire people worldwide.

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  • 2. 

    A street in the USA has been named after Swami Vivekananda as "Honorary Swami Vivekananda Way". Name the city  

    • A.

      Los Angeles

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Chicago

    • D.

      London

    Correct Answer
    C. Chicago
    Explanation
    The city of Chicago has named a street after Swami Vivekananda as "Honorary Swami Vivekananda Way" in the USA.

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  • 3. 

    Swami Vivekananda's Birthday is celebrated in India as

    • A.

      Children's Day

    • B.

      Labour Day

    • C.

      Republic Day

    • D.

      National Youth Day

    Correct Answer
    D. National Youth Day
    Explanation
    Swami Vivekananda's Birthday is celebrated in India as National Youth Day because he was a great philosopher, spiritual leader, and an inspiration for the youth. He believed that the youth of a nation are the future and have the potential to bring about positive change in society. Swami Vivekananda's teachings and ideas continue to motivate and guide the youth in India, making National Youth Day a fitting tribute to his legacy.

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  • 4. 

    Name of Swami Vivekananda's Mother is

    • A.

      Lakhsmi Devi

    • B.

      Rasmani Devi

    • C.

      Bhuvaneswari Devi

    • D.

      Gopal Ma

    Correct Answer
    C. Bhuvaneswari Devi
    Explanation
    Swami Vivekananda's mother's name is Bhuvaneswari Devi.

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  • 5. 

    Swami Vivekananda's family name was

    • A.

      Narendranath Dutta

    • B.

      Virendranath Dutta

    • C.

      Rajendranath Dutta

    • D.

      Dipendranath Dutta

    Correct Answer
    A. Narendranath Dutta
    Explanation
    Swami Vivekananda's family name was Narendranath Dutta. This is his original name before he became a monk and adopted the name Swami Vivekananda.

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  • 6. 

    Swamiji earned wild applause for beginning his address at the World Parliament of Religions with the famous words...

    • A.

      Sisters and Brothers of America.

    • B.

      Brothers and Sisters of America.

    • C.

      Ladies and Gentleman

    Correct Answer
    A. Sisters and Brothers of America.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sisters and Brothers of America." Swamiji earned wild applause for beginning his address at the World Parliament of Religions with these words because it challenged the traditional gender hierarchy by placing women first. By addressing the audience as "Sisters and Brothers," Swamiji emphasized equality and inclusivity, promoting a sense of unity among all individuals regardless of their gender. This approach resonated with the audience and garnered their enthusiastic response.

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  • 7. 

    Swamiji delivered is speech on Yoga in which city?

    • A.

      New York City

    • B.

      Chennai

    • C.

      Kolkata

    • D.

      Los Angeles

    Correct Answer
    A. New York City
    Explanation
    Swamiji delivered his speech on Yoga in New York City.

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  • 8. 

    He was the disciple of which Guru?

    • A.

      Ramakrishna Paramahans

    • B.

      Shankaracharya

    • C.

      Swami Dayananda Saraswati

    Correct Answer
    A. Ramakrishna Paramahans
    Explanation
    The disciple mentioned in the question was a follower of Ramakrishna Paramahans.

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  • 9. 

    His main literary work was...

    • A.

      Raja Yoga

    • B.

      Karma Yoga

    • C.

      Both

    Correct Answer
    C. Both
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Both" because the question states that "His main literary work was..." without specifying which person or author is being referred to. Therefore, it can be inferred that the main literary work of the person being discussed is both "Raja Yoga" and "Karma Yoga".

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  • 10. 

    His famous speech was delivered at ...

    • A.

      The Parliament of Religions

    • B.

      Banaras Hindu University

    • C.

      The Round Table Conference

    Correct Answer
    A. The Parliament of Religions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Parliament of Religions. The Parliament of Religions was a historic event held in Chicago in 1893, where religious leaders from different faiths gathered to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding. It was at this event that Swami Vivekananda delivered his famous speech, which introduced Hindu philosophy and spirituality to the Western world. The speech emphasized the unity of all religions and the importance of tolerance and acceptance. It had a significant impact on the audience and established Vivekananda as a prominent figure in the global religious community.

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