Bhagavad Gita Chapter 04 – Transcendental Knowledge

01. Who instructed the knowledge of BG to Ikshvaku?
a)    Sun-god
b)    Vivasvan
c)    Manu
d)    Krishna
02. Why the science of BG appears to be lost in this present moment?
a)    Because original BG in not available right now
b)    Because all of them are not according to the authorized disciplic succession
c)    Because most of them do not accept Krishna as the Supreme Personality of Godhead
d)    Both b & c
03. Why Krishna chose Arjuna for delivering the science of BG?
a)    Because Arjuna was a devotee of the Lord
b)    Because Arjuna was Krishna’s friend
c)    He can understand the transcendental knowledge as told by Krishna
d)    All of the above
04. Why Arjuna inquires about the fact that, Krishna instructed the knowledge of BG to Vivasvan who is senior in birth to Krishna?
a)    Because Arjuna was doubtful of believing Krishna’s words
b)    Because Arjuna asked this for demoniac people who don’t accept Krishna to be the Supreme Personality of Godhead
c)    Because Arjuna was himself not aware of the fact that Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead
d)    All of the above 
05. What answer Krishna gives in reply for Arjuna’s question stated above in ques. 4?
a)    Krishna is unborn
b)    Krishna’s body never deteriorates
c)    Krishna appears in every millennium in His original transcendental form
d)    All of the above
06. Why and when the Lord appears in this world?
a)    Whenever there is predominance of irreligiosity and disappearance of true religion
b)    To deliver the pious and annihilate the miscreants
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
07. How does one attain Lord’s eternal abode after leaving this body?
a)    Being charitable
b)    By understanding the transcendental nature of the body and activities of the Lord
c)    By relieving oneself from the bondage of material hankerings
d)    By performing yogic process
08. How Krishna reciprocates with His devotees in the transcendental world?
a)    He reciprocates according to the devotee’s desire
b)    He reciprocates according to the devotee’s fearlessness
c)    He reciprocates according to the devotee’s perfection
d)    None of these
09. Who is the creator of the four divisions of the social order?
a)    Manu
b)    Brahma
c)    Krishna
d)    None of these
10. Why Krishna asks Arjuna to act in Krishna consciousness following in the footsteps of past liberated souls?
a)    Then Arjuna will attain liberation
b)    Then Arjuna would perfect his life
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
11. Why one has to learn about action, forbidden action and inaction?
a)    Because its transcendental
b)    To get liberated from material bondage
c)    So that one is not bewildered
d)    None of these
12. Who sees inaction in action and action in inaction?
a)    One who is Krishna conscious
b)    One is a mystic yogi
c)    One who ceases fruitive activities
d)    All of the above
13. Why a Krishna conscious person is steady both in success and failure?
a)    Because he acts for the satisfaction of Krishna
b)    Because he has no desire for personal sense gratification
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
14. How many different varieties of sacrifice are placed in the primary division
a)    Two
b)    Three
c)    Five
d)    Eleven
15. What are the four divisions of human life meant for?
a)    To become charitable
b)    To become perfect transcendentalists
c)    To restrict work
d)    None of these
16. Who among the following Sacrifices the senses in the fire of the controlled mind?
a)    Brahmachari in Krishna consciousness
b)    Impersonalist brahmachari
c)    A person engrossed in sense gratification
d)    All of these
17. What is the soul called as in the Patanjali system of yoga?
a)    Pratyag-atma
b)    Parag-atma
c)    Pratyag-atma & parag-atma
d)    None of these
18. What is the common aim of these different types of sacrifices like sacrifice of one’s possessions, study of Vedas and the performance of yoga system?
a)    To live a peaceful life
b)    To control the senses
c)    To be cleansed of sinful reactions
d)    Both b & c
19. Without ___________ one can never live happily on this planet.
a)    Grades
b)    Sacrifices
c)    Marriage
d)    Consciousness
20. When do sacrifices bestow spiritual benefit?
a)    When sacrifices are elevated to the level of transcendental knowledge
b)    When they turn up to the level of fruitive activities
c)    When material possessions are sacrificed
d)    None of these
21. Why the Lord asks to approach a spiritual master in the line of disciplic succession?
a)    Because spiritual realization is difficult to understand and hence person in disciplic succession helps
b)    Because a person in disciplic succession can convey the message of the Lord as it is
c)    Because a person in disciplic succession has seen the truth
d)    All of these
22. What is the perfect knowledge referred to as which burns all reactions to material activities?
a)    Perfect knowledge of self
b)    Perfect knowledge of Supersoul
c)    Perfect knowledge of self and Supersoul and their relationship
d)    All of these
23. What is the yoga system instructed by Krishna in this chapter is called as?
a)    Ashtanga-yoga
b)    Hatha-yoga
c)    Sanatana-yoga
d)    Budhhi-yoga
Question No. 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Answer: c d d b d c b a c c b a c a b a c d b a
Question No. 21 22 23                                  
Answer: d d c