Yoga Quiz : Test Your Knowledge About Yoga

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What have you learned along all the years you have been practicing Yoga? Test your knowledge about Yoga with this amazing quiz. Yoga as exercise is a group of physical and mental activities to improve strength, body posture, and inner peace. This test consists of some essential questions related to Yoga. Do you know you can easily free your weight if you practice Yoga regularly? Yes, you heard right. To learn more exciting things about it, play the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of a counter-pose in yoga?
    • A. 

      A counter-pose in yoga is a posture that helps neutralize and restore balance in the body after performing a particular pose. It helps us to avoid injury and imbalances in the body.

    • B. 

      Every body has a stronger side where it feels easier to bend or go deeper into a pose. A counter-pose in yoga is the posture that strengthen your weaker side.

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None

  • 2. 
    What is the 'yogic' definition of health/swastha?
    • A. 

      Yogic health is an illness and injury-free body.

    • B. 

      Yogic health highlights the root of a problem and never isolates the symptoms from the entire person. It emphasises the intrinsic connection and unifies the body, mind and spirit to create an internal balance, which is healing in itself.

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None

  • 3. 
    Why do we recite the Shanti Mantra at the beginning of each class?
    • A. 

      To ensure to have a peaceful, calm and undisturbed class.

    • B. 

      To foster mutual respect between teacher and students, so that both may learn from one another and to maintain an open communication.

    • C. 

      To learn the mantra.

    • D. 

      All of the above points.

  • 4. 
    What is the name of this yoga pose?
    • A. 

      Sirsasana

    • B. 

      Sarvangasana

    • C. 

      Savasana

    • D. 

      Simhasana

  • 5. 
    Surya Namaskar is considered to be a complete practice for the body and helps in stretching almost all the major muscles. How many single asanas does one round of Surya Namaskar (left and right) in total include?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      8

  • 6. 
    The United Nations designated 2015, June 21st as the annual "International Day of Yoga". What was the reason behind it?
    • A. 

      Yoga was recognized as a world-famous exercise around the globe, across cultures and religions and fostered togetherness.

    • B. 

      The world has come to acknowledge the effectiveness of yoga in managing various physical, mental and emotional illnesses to improve the quality of our life.

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Which one is not a shatkarma cleansing technique?
    • A. 

      Neti

    • B. 

      Nauli

    • C. 

      Yoga Nidra

    • D. 

      Kapalabhati

    • E. 

      Trataka

  • 8. 
    What is a mudra?
    • A. 

      A mudra is a lock or bind, which is performed in order to direct and regulate the flow of prana.

    • B. 

      A mudra is a symbolic gesture often practised with the hands and fingers that facilitate the flow of prana.

    • C. 

      A mudra is one of the six cleansing practices in Hatha Yoga.

    • D. 

      All of the above points.

  • 9. 
    The yoga philosophy believes _________________ to be the most important facet of health.
    • A. 

      Praying

    • B. 

      Skin care

    • C. 

      Running

    • D. 

      Breathing

  • 10. 
    How do you call this mudra?
    • A. 

      Chin mudra

    • B. 

      Prana mudra

    • C. 

      Namaskara mudra

    • D. 

      Dyan mudra

  • 11. 
    Which yoga pose is not a relaxing yoga pose?
    • A. 

      Child pose

    • B. 

      Rabbit pose

    • C. 

      Corpse pose

    • D. 

      Cobra pose

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