Interesting Trivia Facts You Didn't Know About Yoga! Quiz

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Interesting Trivia Facts You Didn

This quiz has some interesting trivia facts you didn't know about yoga! It is perfect for helping you quench the thirst you have when it comes to learning the history of yoga and why it has been accepted by people in the world all over. Do you think that you can easily tackle it? Do give it a shot and see how high you will score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a female who practices yoga called?
    • A. 

      Buddhist

    • B. 

      Sutra

    • C. 

      Yogi

    • D. 

      Yogini

  • 2. 
    What is traditionally chanted at the beginning and end of a yoga session?
    • A. 

      Samadhi

    • B. 

      Hatha

    • C. 

      Om

    • D. 

      Asana

  • 3. 
    Where did yoga originate?
    • A. 

      Thailand

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      United States

  • 4. 
    What does the word yoga mean?
    • A. 

      Soul

    • B. 

      Union

    • C. 

      Peace

    • D. 

      Relaxation

  • 5. 
    In what yoga position do you stand, place a hand on the floor and stretch your arms?
    • A. 

      Warrior

    • B. 

      Cat

    • C. 

      Triangle

    • D. 

      Cobra

  • 6. 
    What style of yoga is practiced in a very warm room?
    • A. 

      Ananda

    • B. 

      Viniyoga

    • C. 

      Ashtanga

    • D. 

      Bikram

  • 7. 
    What Yogic method did Indra Devi advocate above all other techniques?
    • A. 

      Plough Pose

    • B. 

      Vegan Diet

    • C. 

      Headstand

    • D. 

      Deep Rhythmic Breathing

  • 8. 
    What teacher inspired the creation of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers?
    • A. 

      Swami Vishnu-devanada

    • B. 

      Swami Vivekanada

    • C. 

      Swami Krishnananda

    • D. 

      Swami Sivananda

  • 9. 
    What is the name for the yoga of meditation?
    • A. 

      Jnana Yoga

    • B. 

      Bhakti Yoga

    • C. 

      Raja Yoga

    • D. 

      Karma Yoga

  • 10. 
    What yoga posture is named the Sethu Bandhasa?
    • A. 

      Warrior

    • B. 

      Downward Facing Dog

    • C. 

      Bridge

    • D. 

      Cobra

  • 11. 
    For what is Indra Devi best known?
    • A. 

      First Hindu Western Woman

    • B. 

      First Western Woman To Teach Yoga

    • C. 

      First Woman To Meet Krishnamacharya

    • D. 

      First Woman Krishnamurthi Student

  • 12. 
    After studying with which teacher did Indra Devi begin to call her teachings "Sai Yoga"?
    • A. 

      BKS Iyengar

    • B. 

      Krishnamacharya

    • C. 

      Satya Sai Baba

    • D. 

      Meher Baba

  • 13. 
    In what country did Indra Devi spend most of her final days?
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Argentina

    • D. 

      Columbia

  • 14. 
    With which book did Indra Devi introduce the United States to her style of Yoga?
    • A. 

      Forever Young Forever Healthy

    • B. 

      Yoga For You

    • C. 

      Renew Your Life Through Yoga

    • D. 

      Yoga For Americans

  • 15. 
    Who are the founders of Nosara Yoga?
    • A. 

      David Life And Sharon Gannon

    • B. 

      Rodney Yee And Donna Fone

    • C. 

      Don And Amba Stapleton

    • D. 

      Mark Whitwell And Krishnamacharya

  • 16. 
    What religion does the practice of Yoga advocate?
    • A. 

      Hinduism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 17. 
    Which branch of Yoga advocates the path of action?
    • A. 

      Karma Yoga

    • B. 

      Bhakti Yoga

    • C. 

      Hatha Yoga

    • D. 

      Jnana Yoga

  • 18. 
    What does Raja Yoga advocate?
    • A. 

      Purity Of Heart

    • B. 

      Mental And Physical Control

    • C. 

      Divine Love

    • D. 

      Knowledge

  • 19. 
    What is the name for a sequence of yoga positions?
    • A. 

      Tadasana

    • B. 

      Poses

    • C. 

      Bhujangasana

    • D. 

      Vinyasa

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