Meditation Quizzes & Trivia

Wait, one second. We are meditating on the importance of the following trivia. It is not an easy thing what follows and we must be sure that you are the right candidate for it. Meditation requires a lot of training and preparation for full effect. We put together a number of questions to test your readiness.

Have a look at them before you go ahead: Meditation has been practiced since antiquity as a component of what? Meditation is often used to clear the mind and ease many health issues, such as what? Scholars have noted that "the term 'meditation' as it has entered contemporary usage" is parallel to what term in Christianity? To get in touch with oneself, one must first solve these quizzes. Are you up for it?
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Are you feeling "out of sorts" and does nothing seem to be going your way?If so, your higher self could be trying to tell you it is time to change and embrace meditation.Meditation benefits your mind, body, emotions,...

Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 810   |  Last updated: Dec 27, 2015
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    How often are you exhausted? According to authors Black, O’Reilly, Olmstead, Breen, and Irwin (2015) sleep disturbances pose a significant medical and public health concern. 50% of individuals over 55 have sleep problems that include getting to sleep and staying asleep. The results of the poor sleep performance are an inability to function during the day with elevated levels of fatigue, disturbed mood, depressive symptoms, a reduction in quality of life, and lead to the onset of clinical insomnia. Tai Chi, a movement based meditation has been shown to improve sleep in older adults and meditation showed a reduction in sleep disturbances, better functioning during the day, a lessening of depression, anxiety, stress, and fatigue. 

Please answer the multiple choice questions in this short quiz based on the information presented in the course.

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 419   |  Last updated: Jan 11, 2013
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    Meditation can only be practiced if you are religious.

Meditation is known to all as a way to calm down and appear more peaceful around people. You have many ways to meditate today, like doing a few yoga poses, applying a few breathing techniques, and of course reciting positive...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 714   |  Last updated: Aug 22, 2017
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    Where can the oldest references to meditation be found?

Read the handout on Meditation and take the quiz.   Score 80% or better and earn 10 MHP points

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 611   |  Last updated: Jul 25, 2018
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    Meditation is a new fitness craze that is popping up at gyms.

Are you feeling "out of sorts" and does nothing seem to be going your way? If so, your higher self could be trying to tell you it is time to change and embrace meditation. Meditation benefits your mind, body,...

Questions: 17  |  Attempts: 586   |  Last updated: Jul 27, 2018
  • Sample Question
    How often are you exhausted? According to authors Black, O’Reilly, Olmstead, Breen, and Irwin (2015) sleep disturbances pose a significant medical and public health concern. 50% of individuals over 55 have sleep problems that include getting to sleep and staying asleep. The results of the poor sleep performance are an inability to function during the day with elevated levels of fatigue, disturbed mood, depressive symptoms, a reduction in quality of life, and lead to the onset of clinical insomnia. Tai Chi, a movement based meditation has been shown to improve sleep in older adults and meditation showed a reduction in sleep disturbances, better functioning during the day, a lessening of depression, anxiety, stress, and fatigue. 

Meditation Questions & Answers


What is the best and most simple form of meditation?
I would not call any method the best, as each person finds different method suitable for them. Let me share what I practice and what works for me. I follow the meditation technique taught by Paramahansa Yogananda. It's very simple and scientific. Th
What is the difference between Mindfulness and Meditation?
Mindfulness and Meditation are two words that are so related, especially in modern-day usage. However, no matter how close they may be, they're not the same. Mindfulness is just a state of awareness, a situation where you pay rapt attention to your f
Does meditation and exercising help reducing mental illness?
People always hear about how exercise helps the body, but it also helps the mind. People who suffer from mental illness also can have a form of depression with their illness. Exercise is known for releasing endorphins which makes people happy. This w
Do I need to sit in a lotus position to receive all the benefits of meditation?
People often compare meditation to a gym exercise. You do it in a particular way. Yes, it's true that the lotus position during meditation has the most benefits, but it's not the only way to meditate. The answer depends on why you meditate. If it's
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