Bhagavad Gita Chapter 13 – Nature, the Enjoyer and Consciousness

01. What is the field of activity for the conditioned soul?
a)    Capacity
b)    Body
c)    Heart
d)    None of these
02. Are the actual field of activities and knower of the field of activities different?
a)    Yes
b)    No
03. What is perfect knowledge in Krishna’s opinion?
a)    Perfect knowledge of the constitution of the body, soul & Supersoul
b)    Understanding the soul & Supersoul as one and yet distinct
c)    Understanding the nature, the enjoyer of the nature, and the Supreme controller
d)    All of the above
04. Krishna being the highest in the knowledge of the field of activities, why He explains it referring to the Vedanta-sutra?
a)    Because He likes it
b)    Because Arjuna learned all his teachings from Vedanta-sutra
c)    Because Vedanta-sutra are accepted as authority
d)    All of the above
05. There are _____________ stages of Brahman realization.
a)    Three
b)    Ten
c)    Eight
d)    Five
06. Which of the following involve the fields of activities of living entities?
a)    Vijnana-maya & ananda-maya
b)    Anna-maya, prana-maya, jnana-maya
c)    Prana-maya & jnana-maya
d)    Anna-maya, prana-maya, jnana-maya & vijnana-maya
07. How many elements are there in the field of activity?
a)    Five
b)    Eight
c)    Twenty-four
d)    Thirty-two
08. Are subtle elements also included in the field of activity?
a)    No
b)    Yes
09. Consciousness is represented by ________________.
a)    Intelligence
b)    Material nature
c)    Proprietorship
d)    None of these
10. What does “unmanifested stage” in BG 14.6 mean?
a)    Interactions
b)    Symptoms
c)    Elements
d)    The three modes of material nature
11. Even for one who takes to devotional service the principle of accepting ____________________ is essential.
a)    Knowledge
b)    A spiritual master
c)    Regulation in life
d)    None of the above
12. How does a man in perfect knowledge follows humility?
a)    He is not affected either by honor or dishonor.
b)    He honestly listens to others
c)    He doesn’t reply back to anyone
d)    None of these
13. What does nonviolence mean?
a)    To not put others into distress
b)    To distribute real knowledge to the people to enlighten them 
c)    Both a & b
d)    Neither of these
14. Why tolerance should be practiced?
a)    To win over others
b)    To advance in spiritual knowledge
c)    To get out of danger
d)    To free oneself
15. How the regulative principles become easy for one?
a)    By sincerely following them
b)    By regulating all the bad habits
c)    By practicing dishonor
d)    By serving the spiritual master without reservation
16. Simplicity means__________________.
a)    Without diplomacy
b)    Being straight-forward
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
17. How many kind of cleanliness are there?
a)    Four
b)    Three
c)    Two
d)    One
18. Which is the most uncontrollable sense?
a)    Tongue
b)    Eyes
c)    Ear & nose
d)    Touch
19. Is both false & real ego condemned?
a)    Yes
b)    No
20. How can one make his home pleasant?
a)    Chanting the Hare Krishna maha-mantra
b)    Accepting the remnants of foodstuffs offered to Krishna
c)    Discussing on books like BG & SB and engaging in Deity worship
d)    All of the above
21. According to BG, research by philosophical discretion should be on __________________.
a)    Science
b)    Beginning of the Universe
c)    Nature of the soul
d)    Speculative function
22. What is the last stage in perfection of knowledge?
a)    Tolerance
b)    Detachment
c)    Renunciation of the objects of sense gratification
d)    Realization of the Supreme Truth
23. Individual soul is ____________________.
a)    Vijnana-brahma
b)    Ananda-brahma
c)    Anadi-brahma
d)    All of these
24. Is the Supersoul all pervading?
a)    No
b)    Yes
25. How will you explain the fact that the Supersoul is without senses?
a)    His senses are transcendental
b)    His senses are not contaminated by material nature
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
26. Why can’t we see the Supreme Lord who is always transcendental?
a)    Because Supreme Lord doesn’t want to reveal His form
b)    Because Supreme Lord doesn’t have any form
c)    Because we will not be benefited by seeing such form of the Lord
d)    Because we have materially contaminated senses
27. Supreme Lord is present in ______________________.
a)    Spiritual world
b)    Material world
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
28. As the Supersoul is present in everyone’s heart, then does it mean that He has become divided?
a)    Yes
b)    No
29. What covers the Lord’s spiritual effulgence in the material world?
a)    Illumination of planets
b)    Knowledge
c)    Universal effulgence
d)    Material elements
30. What includes the science of knowledge?
a)    The knower
b)    The knowable
c)    The process of knowing
d)    All of these
31. ___________________ is the field of activity which is composed of material nature, & ______________ is embodied in it.
a)    Body, individual soul
b)    Material manifestation, energy
c)    Universal creation, illumination
d)    None of these
32. Do both the living entities & the material nature exist before the manifestation of this cosmos?
a)    Yes
b)    No
33. Who is the cause of all material activities and effects?
a)    Living entity
b)    Material nature
c)    Enjoyment
d)    All of these
34. __________________ are instruments for gratifying desire.
a)    Different manifestations
b)    Different species
c)    Senses
d)    None of these
35. Why does the living entity transmigrates form one body to another?
a)    Due to his attachment to material existence
b)    Due to his desire of lording over material nature
c)    Due to association with the different modes of nature
d)    All of the above
36. Is the Supersoul present as finite enjoyer in the living entity?
a)    Yes
b)    No
37. What makes the living entity reject the sanction of the Supreme Lord?
a)    His minute independence
b)    His rebellious nature
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
38. How can the living entity attain a blissful eternal life of knowledge?
a)    By understanding material nature, Supersoul and individual soul and their relation
b)    By associating with saintly persons
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
39. One who understands the Supreme Personality of Godhead by cultivation of knowledge can be counted in the ________________ class.
a)    First
b)    Second
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of these
40. Is it possible for a person, who is not conversant in spiritual knowledge, but just faithfully hearing from the authoritative persons about the Supreme personality of Godhead, transcend the path of birth and death?
a)    Yes
b)    No
41. Anything created in this existence, is only a combination of ___________ & ____________.
a)    Moving, unmoving
b)    Touch , its results
c)    Material nature, living entity
d)    Supreme controller, eternity
42. Who actually sees according to BG 13.18?
a)    One who has proper vision
b)    One who understands that Supersoul is master of the body
c)    One who understands that both the Supersoul & individual soul are not destroyed
d)    None of these
43. According to BG 13.29 who advances to the spiritual world?
a)    One who performs severe austerities
b)    One who sees the presence of Supreme personality of Godhead everywhere
c)    One who performs the mystic yogic activities
d)    One who has faith in himself
44. Present body of a living entity is given according to his past _________________.
a)    Circumstances
b)    Development
c)    Desires
d)    Senses
45. Soul is _____________________.
a)    Transcendental
b)    Eternal 
c)    Beyond the modes of nature
d)    All of the above
46. Does the soul mix with the body?
a)    No
b)    Yes
47. Is it necessary to know the difference between the body and the owner of the body?
a)    No
b)    Yes
Question No. 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Answer: b a d c d b c b a d b a c b d c c a b d
Question No. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
Answer: c d a b c d c b d d a a b c d b a c b a
Question No. 41 42 43 44 45 46 47                          
Answer: c c b c d a b