Sanskrit And English Names For Yoga Poses! Trivia Questions Quiz

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In this quiz, you will be expected to check out if you know the correct Sanskrit and English names for yoga poses. Do you think that you can ace it? Best way to find out is to take the actual quiz. Do give it a shot and see if you are as knowledgeable as you think you are when it comes to yoga.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Sanskrit name for Mountain Pose is:
    • A. 

      Dandasana

    • B. 

      Tadasana

    • C. 

      Utkatasana

    • D. 

      Uttanasana

  • 2. 
    Crow pose: 
    • A. 

      Kakasana

    • B. 

      Bakasana

    • C. 

      Halasana

    • D. 

      Baddha Konasana

  • 3. 
    Downward Facing Dog: 
    • A. 

      Adho Mukha Vrksasana

    • B. 

      Gomukhasana

    • C. 

      Adho Mukha Svanasana

    • D. 

      Sukhasana

  • 4. 
    Revolved Triangle:
    • A. 

      Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana

    • B. 

      Parsvottanasana

    • C. 

      Utthita Trikonasana

    • D. 

      Parivrtta Trikonasana

  • 5. 
    Extended Triangle:
    • A. 

      Utthita Trikonasana

    • B. 

      Parivrtta Trikonasana

    • C. 

      Utthita Parsvakonasana

    • D. 

      Parsvottanasana

  • 6. 
    Reverse Plank:
    • A. 

      Vasisthasana

    • B. 

      Ustrasana

    • C. 

      Natarajasana

    • D. 

      Purvottanasana

  • 7. 
    Now, let's try some Sanskrit terms.  Adho means:
    • A. 

      Up

    • B. 

      Down

    • C. 

      Reclined

    • D. 

      Extended

  • 8. 
    Utthita means:
    • A. 

      Extended

    • B. 

      Revolved

    • C. 

      Angle

    • D. 

      Twist

  • 9. 
    Mukha means:
    • A. 

      Down

    • B. 

      Face

    • C. 

      Dog

    • D. 

      Rest

  • 10. 
    Uttana means:
    • A. 

      Fold

    • B. 

      Intense stretch

    • C. 

      Twist

    • D. 

      Forward

  • 11. 
    Urdhva means:
    • A. 

      Down or downward

    • B. 

      Forward

    • C. 

      Side

    • D. 

      Up or Upward

  • 12. 
    Trikona means:
    • A. 

      Three part

    • B. 

      Twist

    • C. 

      Triangle

    • D. 

      Tree

  • 13. 
    Utkatasana in English means:
    • A. 

      Forward Fold

    • B. 

      Awkward Chair

    • C. 

      Upward Facing Dog

    • D. 

      Cobra

  • 14. 
    Urdhva Mukha Svanasana in English means: 
    • A. 

      Downward Facing Dog

    • B. 

      Wheel

    • C. 

      Upward Facing Dog

    • D. 

      Standing backbend

  • 15. 
    Urdhva Dhanurasana in English means:
    • A. 

      Upward facing dog

    • B. 

      Full Wheel pose

    • C. 

      Bow pose

    • D. 

      Bridge pose

  • 16. 
    Fish pose in Sanskrit 
    • A. 

      Matsyendrasana

    • B. 

      Marichyasana

    • C. 

      Matsyasana

    • D. 

      Muktasana

  • 17. 
    From phalakasana, stack your legs and raise your arm to the sky, back flat.  What is this pose in Sanskrit?
    • A. 

      Sarvangasana

    • B. 

      Vasisthasana

    • C. 

      Visvamitrasana

    • D. 

      Purvottanasana

  • 18. 
    Find the odd one 
    • A. 

      Sirsasana

    • B. 

      Pincha Mayurasana

    • C. 

      Eka Pada Sarvangasana

    • D. 

      Sasankasana

  • 19. 
    Find the odd one
    • A. 

      Marichyasana

    • B. 

      Paschimottanasana

    • C. 

      Matsyasana

    • D. 

      Ardha Matsyendrasana

  • 20. 
    From Tadasana or Samasthiti, step one leg back, foot turn 45 degree, interlace fingers at the back and bow forward, try touching shoulder to the inner knee of front leg.
    • A. 

      Sirsa Padangusthasana

    • B. 

      Prasarita Padottanasana

    • C. 

      Virabhadrasana I

    • D. 

      Parsvottanasana

  • 21. 
    What does Vakra mean? 
    • A. 

      Hero

    • B. 

      Tree

    • C. 

      Crooked

    • D. 

      Release

  • 22. 
    From Parsvottanasana, lift back leg up and shoot it to the ceiling straight, forehead, chest touch standing leg.  Elbow bend grab ankle.  What is this pose?
    • A. 

      Utthita Eka Pada Padangusthasana

    • B. 

      Urdhva Eka Hasta Padasana

    • C. 

      Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana

    • D. 

      Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana

  • 23. 
    Find the odd one
    • A. 

      Pawan Muktasana

    • B. 

      Setu Bandha Sarvangasana

    • C. 

      Utthita Padmasana

    • D. 

      Supta Virasana

  • 24. 
    What does Natya mean?
    • A. 

      King

    • B. 

      Firefly

    • C. 

      Dance

    • D. 

      Stick

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