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Are you inspired by the story of Mahabharata? Have you read Bhagavad Gita? If yes, then we have a Bhagavad Gita quiz for you. In Hinduism, Bhagavad Gita is a book that holds great value. It's believed to be the book that teaches the way of life. The book is full of teachings and inspiration. If you think you have read the book very well, you must take this quiz and cross-check your knowledge with these questions. All the best to you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who wrote 18 Scriptures  & Sub-scriptures?

    • A.

      Sage Valmiki

    • B.

      Sage Vashishta

    • C.

      Maharishi Narada

    • D.

      Maharishi Veda Vyasa

    Correct Answer
    D. Maharishi Veda Vyasa
    Explanation
    Maharishi Veda Vyasa is believed to have written 18 Scriptures and Sub-scriptures. He is considered to be the author of the Mahabharata, which is one of the most important and longest epic poems in Hindu mythology. Vyasa is also credited with compiling and categorizing the four Vedas, the ancient sacred texts of Hinduism. His contributions to Indian literature and philosophy are highly revered, making him a significant figure in Hindu culture.

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  • 2. 

    Which is the Dharma Kshetra mentioned in Bhagavad Gita?

    • A.

      Hastinapura

    • B.

      Panchala

    • C.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • D.

      Kurukshetra

    Correct Answer
    D. Kurukshetra
    Explanation
    Kurukshetra is mentioned as the Dharma Kshetra in the Bhagavad Gita. This is because Kurukshetra is the sacred land where the epic battle of Mahabharata took place, and it holds great religious and historical significance in Hindu mythology. The Bhagavad Gita, which is a part of the Mahabharata, is set in Kurukshetra and it is where Lord Krishna imparts spiritual wisdom and guidance to Arjuna. Therefore, Kurukshetra is considered the Dharma Kshetra as it is the place where righteousness and duty were tested and ultimately upheld.

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  • 3. 

    Who recited the 108 holy names of Lord Vishnu, famously known as Vishnu Sahasranama?

    • A.

      Maharishi Veda Vyasa

    • B.

      Rishi Vaishampayana

    • C.

      Bhishma

    • D.

      Bhima

    Correct Answer
    C. Bhishma
    Explanation
    Bhishma is the correct answer because in the Mahabharata, during the Kurukshetra war, Bhishma recited the 108 holy names of Lord Vishnu, famously known as Vishnu Sahasranama. This occurred when Bhishma was lying on a bed of arrows, waiting for the auspicious time to leave his body. He recited the names to Yudhishthira, the eldest Pandava, and explained the significance and power of each name. This event is considered a significant moment in Hindu mythology and is often recited and revered by devotees of Lord Vishnu.

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  • 4. 

    Which Purana describes the Birth of Lord Krishna elaborately?

    • A.

      Srimad Narayaneeyam

    • B.

      Srimad Bhagavatham

    • C.

      Vishnu Puranam

    • D.

      Varaha Puranam

    Correct Answer
    B. Srimad Bhagavatham
    Explanation
    Srimad Bhagavatham is the correct answer because it is a Purana that extensively describes the birth of Lord Krishna. This Purana contains detailed accounts of Krishna's birth, childhood, and various divine activities. It is considered one of the most important texts in Hindu mythology and is highly revered by devotees of Lord Krishna.

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  • 5. 

    Who wrote Srimad Narayaneeyam, an abridged version of Srimad Bhagavatham?

    • A.

      Ezhuthacchan

    • B.

      Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri

    • C.

      Poonthanam

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri
    Explanation
    Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri wrote Srimad Narayaneeyam, an abridged version of Srimad Bhagavatham.

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  • 6. 

    Who wrote Sri Krishna Leela Tharangini?

    • A.

      Valmiki

    • B.

      Vashishta

    • C.

      Narayana Theerthar

    • D.

      Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri

    Correct Answer
    C. Narayana Theerthar
    Explanation
    Narayana Theerthar is the correct answer because he is the author of the book "Sri Krishna Leela Tharangini".

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  • 7. 

    What are the incarnations of Lord Vishnu known as Poorna Punya Avatars?

    • A.

      Matsya & Kurma

    • B.

      Varaha & Narasimha

    • C.

      Vamana & Parasurama

    • D.

      Sri Rama & Sri Krishna

    Correct Answer
    D. Sri Rama & Sri Krishna
    Explanation
    The incarnations of Lord Vishnu known as Poorna Punya Avatars are Sri Rama and Sri Krishna. These two avatars are considered to be complete manifestations of Lord Vishnu and are believed to have descended to Earth to restore balance and righteousness. Sri Rama is known for his virtues, adherence to dharma, and his role in the epic Ramayana. Sri Krishna, on the other hand, is known for his divine playfulness, teachings in the Bhagavad Gita, and his role in the Mahabharata. Both avatars are highly revered and worshipped by devotees.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the female energy of Lord Krishna?

    • A.

      Yasodha

    • B.

      Subhadra

    • C.

      Devaki

    • D.

      Sri Radha Rani

    Correct Answer
    D. Sri Radha Rani
    Explanation
    Sri Radha Rani is considered to be the female energy of Lord Krishna. She is believed to be his eternal consort and the embodiment of love and devotion. Their relationship is seen as the epitome of divine love and is celebrated in Hindu mythology and literature. Sri Radha Rani is revered as the most beloved and closest companion of Lord Krishna, and their union symbolizes the union of the individual soul with the divine.

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  • 9. 

    Vajrayudha, the fierce weapon of Lord Indra, was made out of who's bone?

    • A.

      Sage Kashyapa

    • B.

      Sage Durvassa

    • C.

      Sage Bhrugu

    • D.

      Sage Dhadhichi

    Correct Answer
    D. Sage Dhadhichi
    Explanation
    Sage Dhadhichi is the correct answer because according to Hindu mythology, he willingly gave up his own bones to create the Vajrayudha for Lord Indra. This selfless act demonstrated his devotion and sacrifice, making him a revered figure in Hinduism.

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  • 10. 

    Name of Sage Gouthama's wife is

    • A.

      Ahalya

    • B.

      Anasuya

    • C.

      Suruchi

    • D.

      Aditi

    Correct Answer
    A. Ahalya
    Explanation
    Sage Gouthama's wife is Ahalya.

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  • 11. 

    Pushkar is the sacred land that stands for which Lord?

    • A.

      Lord Brahma

    • B.

      Lord Surya

    • C.

      Lord Vishnu

    • D.

      Lord Shiva

    Correct Answer
    A. Lord Brahma
    Explanation
    Pushkar is considered the sacred land that stands for Lord Brahma because it is believed to be the place where Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe, performed a yajna (sacred ritual) and dropped a lotus flower which created the Pushkar Lake. The town of Pushkar is home to the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma, making it a significant pilgrimage site for followers of Lord Brahma.

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  • 12. 

    Putrakameshti Yaga was conducted in which place?

    • A.

      River bank of Ganga

    • B.

      River bank of Yamuna

    • C.

      Prayag

    • D.

      Sarayu

    Correct Answer
    D. Sarayu
    Explanation
    The Putrakameshti Yaga was conducted in the place called Sarayu.

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  • 13. 

    Lord Anjaneya, Bhima &  Madhvacharya related to which Lord?

    • A.

      Lord Varuna

    • B.

      Lord Indra

    • C.

      Lord Agni

    • D.

      Lord Vayu

    Correct Answer
    D. Lord Vayu
    Explanation
    Lord Anjaneya, Bhima, and Madhvacharya are all associated with Lord Vayu. Lord Anjaneya, also known as Hanuman, is considered to be the son of Lord Vayu. Bhima, one of the Pandavas in the Mahabharata, is believed to be the son of Lord Vayu as well. Madhvacharya, a prominent philosopher and theologian in Hinduism, is considered to be an incarnation of Vayu. Therefore, all three individuals are connected to Lord Vayu.

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  • 14. 

    Who was Lord Krishna's mentor?

    • A.

      Sage Vashishta

    • B.

      Sage Samdipani

    • C.

      Sage Bharadhwaja

    • D.

      Sage Valmiki

    Correct Answer
    B. Sage Samdipani
    Explanation
    Sage Samdipani was Lord Krishna's mentor.

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  • 15. 

    Who performed the naming ceremony of Lord Krishna?

    • A.

      Sage Bhargava

    • B.

      Sage Garga

    • C.

      Sage Kashyapa

    • D.

      Sage Bhrugu

    Correct Answer
    B. Sage Garga
    Explanation
    Sage Garga performed the naming ceremony of Lord Krishna. In Hindu mythology, it is believed that Sage Garga was a renowned sage and an astrologer. He was chosen by Lord Krishna's parents, Vasudeva and Devaki, to perform the naming ceremony of their son. Sage Garga was known for his deep knowledge of astrology and his ability to predict the destiny of individuals. Hence, he was entrusted with the important task of giving Lord Krishna his name, which holds significant importance in Hindu culture.

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  • 16. 

    Who was the eldest son of Kunthi?

    • A.

      Yudhishtira

    • B.

      Bhima

    • C.

      Arjun

    • D.

      Karna

    Correct Answer
    D. Karna
    Explanation
    Karna was the eldest son of Kunthi. This is evident from various Hindu mythological texts such as the Mahabharata. Kunthi, also known as Kunti, was the mother of five sons, Yudhishtira, Bhima, Arjun, Nakula, and Sahadeva. However, Karna was not born to her husband, Pandu, but was the result of her union with the Sun God, Surya, before her marriage. Therefore, Karna was the eldest son of Kunthi.

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  • 17. 

    Who was the wife of Maharishi Atri?

    • A.

      Anjana

    • B.

      Anasuya

    • C.

      Ahalya

    • D.

      Aditi

    Correct Answer
    B. Anasuya
    Explanation
    Anasuya was the wife of Maharishi Atri.

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  • 18. 

    Who was the wife of Sage Vashishta?

    • A.

      Anasuya

    • B.

      Arundhathi

    • C.

      Aditi

    • D.

      Ahalya

    Correct Answer
    B. Arundhathi
    Explanation
    Arundhathi was the wife of Sage Vashishta. In Hindu mythology, Sage Vashishta is considered one of the Saptarishis (seven great sages) and a revered figure. Arundhathi is known for her devotion and loyalty towards her husband. She is often regarded as an ideal wife and her story serves as an inspiration for many.

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  • 19. 

    Name of Vali's wife from the Great Epic Ramayan?

    • A.

      Ruma

    • B.

      Tara

    • C.

      Dusshala

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Tara
    Explanation
    In the Great Epic Ramayan, Vali's wife is named Tara.

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  • 20. 

    Name of Sugriva's wife from the Great Epic Ramayan?

    • A.

      Tara

    • B.

      Ruma

    • C.

      Dusshala

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Ruma
    Explanation
    In the Great Epic Ramayan, Sugriva's wife is named Ruma.

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  • 21. 

    Name the Birth Place of Sri Adi Shankara.

    • A.

      Guruvayur

    • B.

      Kaladi

    • C.

      Kerala

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Kaladi
    Explanation
    Kaladi is the birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara. Sri Adi Shankara was a philosopher and theologian who is considered one of the most important figures in the Advaita Vedanta tradition. He was born in Kaladi, which is located in the state of Kerala, India. Kaladi is a significant pilgrimage site for followers of Sri Adi Shankara and is home to the Shankara Temple, which is dedicated to him. Therefore, the correct answer is Kaladi.

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  • 22. 

    Srimad Bhagavatham contains how many verses?

    • A.

      16,000

    • B.

      24,000

    • C.

      18,000

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. 18,000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 18,000. The Srimad Bhagavatham is a Hindu scripture that contains a total of 18,000 verses. It is one of the eighteen Mahapuranas and is considered to be a comprehensive guide to life, covering various topics such as cosmology, mythology, philosophy, and the stories of Lord Krishna. The text is highly revered by devotees and is often studied and recited for spiritual guidance and enlightenment.

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  • 23. 

    Srimad Ramayan contains how many verses?

    • A.

      18,000

    • B.

      28,000

    • C.

      24,000

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. 24,000
    Explanation
    The Srimad Ramayan contains 24,000 verses.

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  • 24. 

    Who was the wife of Sri Jayadeva, composer of Ashtapadi?

    • A.

      Radha

    • B.

      Rukimini

    • C.

      Padmavathi

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Padmavathi
    Explanation
    Sri Jayadeva, the composer of Ashtapadi, was married to Padmavathi.

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  • 25. 

    Name of Arjuna's Bow?

    • A.

      Sharnga

    • B.

      Gandiva

    • C.

      Gadga

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Gandiva
    Explanation
    Arjuna's bow is called Gandiva.

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  • 26. 

    Who was Bhima's son?

    • A.

      Ghatolkacha

    • B.

      Gandharva

    • C.

      Karna

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Ghatolkacha
    Explanation
    Bhima's son was Ghatolkacha.

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  • 27. 

    Name of Lord Krishna & Rukmini's son?

    • A.

      Pradyumna

    • B.

      Sudeshna

    • C.

      Charudeshna

    • D.

      Above all

    Correct Answer
    D. Above all
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the name of Lord Krishna and Rukmini's son. The options provided are Pradyumna, Sudeshna, Charudeshna, and "Above all". Since "Above all" is not a name, it cannot be the correct answer. Therefore, the correct answer must be one of the three names listed. However, without further information or context, it is not possible to determine which of the three names is the correct answer.

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  • 28. 

    Name of the Parents of Dhrutharashtra.

    • A.

      Vichithravirya & Amba

    • B.

      Vichithravirya & Ambika

    • C.

      Maharishi Veda Vyasa & Ambika

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Vichithravirya & Ambika
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Vichithravirya & Ambika. This is because Dhrutharashtra is the son of Vichithravirya and Ambika.

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  • 29. 

    Name of Arjuna & Subhadra's son?

    • A.

      Anirudh

    • B.

      Abhimanyu

    • C.

      Chitrangadha

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Abhimanyu
    Explanation
    Arjuna and Subhadra's son is Abhimanyu.

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  • 30. 

    Name sons of Draupadi?

    • A.

      Shrutavindhya

    • B.

      Sutasoma

    • C.

      Srutakirti

    • D.

      Above all

    Correct Answer
    D. Above all
    Explanation
    The given answer "Above all" suggests that the sons of Draupadi are not limited to just Shrutavindhya, Sutasoma, and Srutakirti. There might be additional sons or a more significant son who is not mentioned in the options. The term "Above all" implies that there is something or someone superior or more important than the mentioned sons.

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