Bhagavad Gita Chapter 06 – Dhyana Yoga

01. The mystic yogi who practices the yoga system ___________.
a)    Is very pure by nature
b)    Is renounced
c)    Is a perfect yogi
d)    Is desiring some self satisfaction
02. When does a yogi cease all disturbing mental activities?
a)    When he is healthy
b)    When he is self centered
c)    When he is done in the practice of meditation
d)    None of the above
03. Which of the following are important in yoga system?
a)    Body & mind
b)    Mind  & conditioned soul
c)    Conditioned soul
d)    None of the above
04. Which one of the following are both the friend and enemy of oneself?
a)    Body
b)    Mind
c)    Soul
d)    All of these
05. What is the effect of controlling the mind?
a)    One follows the dictation of the Supersoul
b)    One is unaffected by the dualities of material existence
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
06. What are the qualities of a transcendentalist?
a)    He should concentrate the mind on the Supreme self
b)    He should control his mind
c)    He should be free from desires and feelings of possessiveness
d)    All of these
07. Which of the following is required for yoga practice?
a)    Secluded place
b)    Grass on the ground covered with deer skin and soft cloth
c)    Mind and senses are controlled and fixing the mind on one point
d)    All of these
08. Which of the following yoga system admits householder brahmacaris?
a)    Bhakti yoga
b)    Dhyana yoga
c)    Jnana yoga
d)    All of these
09. What makes a conditioned soul fearful?
a)    His perverted memory
b)    His forgetfulness of his eternal relationship with Krishna
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
10. What is the ultimate goal in practicing yoga according to Bhagavad-Gita?
a)    To attain any kind of material facility
b)    To attain to the kingdom of God
c)    To improve one’s health
d)    To aspire after material perfection
11. Who can perform yoga among the following?
a)    One who eats and sleeps too much
b)    One who eats or sleeps too little
c)    Both of these
d)    None of these
12. There is no material misery for a Krishna conscious person as he is regulated in ___________________.
a)    His work & speech
b)    His sleep & wakefulness
c)    His bodily activities
d)    All of the above
13. What is the primary characteristic of yoga principle?
a)    By practice of yoga one becomes sensual
b)    By practice of yoga one becomes gradually detached from material concepts
c)    By practice of yoga one becomes religious
d)    None of these
14. One should engage oneself in the practice of yoga with ___________________.
a)    Undeviating determination & faith
b)   Abandon all material desires & control all senses 
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
15. What is required to remain in the quality of Brahman?
a)    Fix one’s mind on the lotus feet of the Lord
b)    Consciousness
c)    Engagement in yoga
d)    Identification with the absolute
16. Who sees the Lord everywhere?
a)    Person in Krishna consciousness
b)    Everyone
c)    Demigods
d)    None of the above
17. What is the cause of distress of a living being?
a)    Conditioning by the modes of material nature
b)    Forgetfulness of his relationship with the Lord
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
18. What reason do Arjuna gives for not practicing the yoga system described by Krishna?
a)    Yoga system being a long process to carry on
b)    The mind being restless and unsteady for performing yoga system
c)    Yoga system not applicable for the kshatriya class of men
d)    None of the above
19. How in this age of kali can one curb the restless mind?
a)    Impersonal spiritual detachment
b)    By practice of Krishna consciousness
c)    Engaging in nine types of devotional service to the Lord
d)    Both b & c
20. What happens to a person who in the path of self realization desists due to worldly mindedness and doesn’t attain perfection?
a)    He meets destruction in material world
b)    He meets destruction in the spiritual world
c)    He would continue from where he left in his previous life
d)    All of these
21. Why the birth in a family of yogis or transcendentalists appreciated?
a)    Because such a birth is rare
b)    Because one receives spiritual impetus in that family
c)    Because such families are very learned and devoted spiritually
d)    All of these
22. Fruitive work without Krishna consciousness is _____________________.
a)    Waste of time
b)    Different
c)    Particular
d)    Spiritually predominant
23. Which of the following is the highest stage of yoga and all other yogas being progressions towards that?
a)    Karma-yoga
b)    Jnana-yoga
c)    Astanga-yoga
d)    Bhakti-yoga
Question No. 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Answer: d c b b c d d a c b d d b c a a c b d c
Question No. 21 22 23                                  
Answer: d a d