Bhagavad Gita Chapter 12 – Devotional Service

01. In how many classes are transcendentalists divided?
a)    Two
b)    Four
c)    Ten
d)    Fourteen
02. According to Lord Krishna who is the more perfect?
a)    One who is worshiping the impersonal Brahman
b)    One who is engaged in devotional service
c)    One who in yogic meditation
d)    All of these
03. Is there any penance involved before one surrenders to Krishna?
a)    Yes
b)    No
04. Which one of the following is easier for the embodied soul?
a)    Jnana-yoga
b)    Karma-yoga
c)    Bhakti-yoga
d)    All of these
05. Arca-vigraha is a/an _________________ of the Supreme Lord.
a)    Service
b)    Incarnation
c)    Realization
d)    None of the above
06. Who has to become experienced in order to transfer himself to the spiritual sky?
a)    Yogi
b)    Jnani
c)    Karmi
d)    Pure devotee
07. A devotee does not live on ___________________.
a)    The impersonal position
b)    The intelligence
c)    The material plane
d)    None of the above
08. How many different processes of Bhakti-yoga are indicated in BG 12.9?
a)    One
b)    Two
c)    Three
d)    Four
09. Practice of bhakti-yoga, _____________ will surely bring one to the stage of love of God.
a)    Under the rules and regulations
b)    With the directions of a spiritual master
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
10. Can a person, who cannot sacrifice the results of his activities, but sacrifices some percentage to propagate krishna consciousness, reach the stage of perfection?
a)    Yes
b)    No
11. What can be done, if there are impediments to accepting Krishna consciousness?
a)    One should perform severe austerities
b)    One should be faithful
c)    One should try to give up the results of his actions
d)    None of the above
12. Which of the following comes under the indirect path of devotional service?
a)    Meditation 
b)    Knowledge & renunciation 
c)    Realization of Supersoul & Brahman
d)    All of these
13. Why the indirect path of devotional service is not recommended for Arjuna?
a)    Because he was a statesman
b)    Because he was very much disturbed by the results of the war
c)    Because he is already in the stage of loving devotional service to Krishna
d)    None of the above
14. A pure devotee takes the distress and disturbance as ____________________.
a)    A regulative principle
b)    The Lord’s mercy
c)    A consciousness
d)    A service
15. A devotee is pure _________________.
a)    Form of the Lord
b)     Inwardly
c)    Outwardly
d)    Both b & c
16. What is meant by saying that “a devotee is silent”?
a)    He doesn’t speak anything nonsense
b)    He doesn’t speak 
c)    He keeps his mind always fixed in the Lord
d)    He doesn’t speak while mediation
17. A devotee is fixed in his ____________ & ____________.
a)    Determination
b)    Knowledge
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
18. How a devotee has good qualities?
a)    Because of his endeavor
b)    Because of his engagement in devotional service
c)    Because of his qualifications
d)    Because of his conditions
19. The best of all spiritual realization is ___________.
a)    Yogic practice
b)    Performing severe austerities
c)    Devotional service
d)    All of the above
20. How does one develop attachment for pure devotional service?
a)    Through good association 
b)    Accepting a bona fide spiritual master   
c)    Hearing, chanting & observing regulative principles of devotional service
d)    All of the above
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