Canto 02, Chapter 01: The First Step in God Realization – Quiz

01. According to _____________, the highest perfection of life is to achieve the transcendental loving service of Krishna.
a) Shankaracharya
b) Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
c) Lord Buddha
d) Ashtavakra
      
02. By performing which activities, one become elevate to the transcendental position?
a) By performing fruitive activitiesa
b) By performing austerities & penances to please demigods
c) By questioning and hearing about Krishna
d) By fixing mind on brahmajyotia
      
03. How can one immediately return home, back to Godhead & never come back again?
a) Simply engaging oneself in material sense gratification
b) Simply by worsipping all 33 crores demigods
c) Simply associating with mayawadi philosphers
d) Understanding the transcendental nature of Lord Krishna's appearance, disappearance, and activities
      
04. Who requested Shukadeva Gosvami to narrate the activities of Lord Krishna?
a) Maharaja Nimi
b) Maharaja Yudhishtir
c) Maharaja Parikshit
d) Suta Goswami
      
05. Why the topics of Lord Krishna are so auspicious?
a) They purify only the speaker
b) They purify only the speaker, the hearer
c) They purify only the speaker, the hearer and the inquirer
d) They purify the place, the hearer, the inquirer, the speaker and all concerned
      
06. To whom the transcendental topics of Lord Krishna is compared?
a) Ganges river waters
b) Narmada river Waters
c) Krishna river water
d) Kaveri river waters
      
07. What refers to the grihasthas?
a) Who live together with wife and children but live transcendentally for realizing the ultimate truth.
b) Who live without wife and children but live transcendentally for realizing the ultimate truth.
c) Who live only for the benefit of the family members, centralized and thus are envious of others.
d) None of them.
      
08. What refers to the grihamedhis?
a) who live without wife and children but live transcendentally for realizing the ultimate truth.
b) who live together with wife and children but live transcendentally for realizing the ultimate truth.
c) who live only for the benefit of the family members, centralized and thus are envious of others.
d) who live lifa of Celibacy.
      
09. What is the word “medhi” indicates?
a) Grihamedhi.
b) Grihastha.
c) both of them.
d) none of them.
The correct answer is
a) Grihamedhi.
     
10. ________, being illusioned by the material nature, forget everything about self-realization.
a) Grihamedhi.
b) Grihastha.
c) both of them.
d) none of them.
 
11. In the age of Kali, why all the householders are jealous of one another?
a) because they have the knowledge of ultimate truthi.
b) because they are blind to the knowledge of ultimate truth.
c) because they are trained by sages to jealous each others.
d) none of them.
      
12. How the karmis waste their valuable human life at night?
a) By performing various austarities & penances.
b) By sleeping and sex indulgence at night.
c) By doing bhajans & kirtans at nighttime.
d) By meditating on absolute truth.
      
13. How the karmis waste their valuable human life in the daytime?
a) By sleeping whole day.
b) By performing their sadhana.
c) By laboring hard in the daytime.
d) None of them.
      
14. Materialistic men are called as _______.
a) Gyanis.
b) Yogis.
c) devotees.
d) karmis.
      
15. _______ are those who are unaware of Atma-tattva knowledge and are more inclined to economic development for material enjoyment.
a) Karmis.
b) Gyanis.
c) Yogis.
d) Devotees.
      
16. The whole materialistic advancement of human civilization is like _________.
a) the decoration of a spiritual body.
b) the decoration of a dead body.
c) the inspiration to go back home, back to godhead.
d) none of them.
      
17. In the __________ of life, a living being is competent enough to come to an understanding of this great struggle for existence.
a) aquatics form.
b) vegetables form.
c) animal form.
d) human form.
      
18. Which factor is misleading the human society?
a) faith on supreme personality of godhead.
b) fully absorbing oneself in Krishna Conciousness.
c) poor fund of knowledge exhibited by human society.
d) none of them.
      
19. Which people are not get bewildered?
a) Those who are devotees of the Lord Sri Krishna and have perfect realization of transcendental knowledge.
b) Those who are worshipping all demogods & thinking all demigods are equal to lord Sri Krishna.
c) Those who are fully engaged in material sense enjoyment.
d) Those who are performing ritualistic activities.
      
20. Acoording to Shukadeva Gosvami, which types of people are wasting their valuable time of life?
a) Devotees.
b) Yogis.
c) Gyanis.
d) Karmis.
 
21. There are _______ species of life.
a) 6,400,000.
b) 8,400,000.
c) 9,400,000.
d) 10,800,000.
      
22. What one has to do if he desires freedom from the cycle of fruitive action?
a) one should be engage himself in material ritualistic activities.
b) one should be engage himself in material sense gratification
c) one should first of all hear & glorify the lord.
d) none of them.
      
23. Who is the transcendental Personality of Godhead beyond the material creation?
a) Brahma.
b) Ganesha.
c) Shiva.
d) Narayana.
      
24. How the speculation of empiric philosophy affects on oneself?
a) Discerns matter from spirit.
b) Helps the performer to reach any planet of the universe or beyond the universe.
c) Helps one to achieve the highest perfection.
d) None of them.
      
25. Who is a liberated soul?
a) A Karmi.
b) A Gyani.
c) A Yogi.
d) A topmost Transcendentalist.
      
26. In this text-2.1.7, who is compared to a patient?
a) Transcendentalist.
b) Sadhaka.
c) Neophyte.
d) None of them.
      
27. Why transcendentalists take pleasure in the discussion of the transcendental qualities of the Lord’s pastimes?
a) they realize lord Krishna by advanced experience of transcendental knowledge.
b) they realize lord Krishna by advanced experience of materialistic knowledge.
c) they feeling of being situated in lord Krishna's impersonal feature.
d) None of them.
      
28. Why Srimad Bhagavatam is called as brahma-sammitam?
a) Because it's describing how to please Lord Brahma, the Creator.
b) Because it's describing to merge in impersonal Brahman.
c) Because it is the sound representative of Lord Krishna.
d) Because it helps us to attach more in sense gratification.
      
29. Who is the sound incarnation of the Lord?
a) Srimad Bhagavatam.
b) Bhagavad-Gita.
c) Mahabharata.
d) Brahma-Sammita.
      
30. Why Srimad-Bhagavatam is known as the sound representative of the Lord?
a) because it was spoken by Mayavadi Philosophers to spread impersonalism.
b) because it was spoken by the incarnation of the Lord about the activities of the Lord.
c) because it was spoken by the demigods for the pleasure of Supreme Lord.
d) because it is spoken by the Supreme Lord Krishna himself. 
 
31. How can an impersonalist is get enlightened?
a) by having lot of wealth.
b) by the grace of the Lord.
c) by associating with Mayavadi Philosophers.
d) by his good karma in past life. 
      
32. Why Shukadeva Goswami got attracted by the delineation of the pastimes of the Lord?
a) because he was situated perfectly in the mode of ignorence.
b) because the pastimes of the lord are like imaginations.
c) because the Lord & his activities are transcendental.
d) because the pastimes of lord are impersonal to him. 
      
33. What should be requirement for advancement of spiritual knowledge?
a) personal ability and researching aptitude.
b) great intellegence.
c) full of knowledge of spiritual science.
d) the mercy of the spiritual master. 
      
34. Who spoke Bhagavatam to Ambarish Maharaj?
a) Narada Muni.
b) Shukadeva Goswami.
c) Suta Goswami.
d) Lord Brahma. 
      
35. What is the meaning of “Mahapurusha”?
a) One who is an incarnation of lord.
b) One who have control in material world.
c) One who is Supreme enjoyer.
d) One who has control on heavenly planets.
      
36. By performing which activity, Maharaja Parikshit attained salvation?
a) Remembering the Lord.
b) Worshipping the Lord.
c) Reciting pastimes of Lord.
d) Hearing the Pastimes of Lord.
      
37. What is the quality of devotees of lord is explained here?
a) They are after the satisfaction of the Lord, Sri Krishna.
b) They have desire to enjoy the fullest extent of material gratification.
c) They are satisfied in themselves by self-realization & thus are aloof from  an illusory way of life.
d) None of them.
      
38. In which purana, the offeces while chanting of Holyname is mentioned?
a) Narada Purana.
b) Vishnu Purana.
c) Padma Purana.
d) Shiv Purana.
      
39. Which is the first offence that one should avoid while chanting the Holyname?
a) to see the holy names of the Lord in terms of worldly distinction.
b) to vilify scriptures or Vedic knowledge.
c) to neglect the orders of the authorized acharyas or spiritual masters.
d) to vilify the great devotees who have preached about the glories of the Lord.
      
40. Which is the sixth offence that one should avoid while chanting the Holyname?
a) to define the holy name of the Lord in terms of one's mundane calculation.
b) to interpret the holy name.
c) to commit sins intentionally on the strength of the holy name.
d) to vilify scriptures or Vedic knowledge.
 
41. What is refers to False egoism?
a) Thinking oneself as Servant of servant.
b) Thinking oneself as Enjoyer & Controller of whole world.
c) Thinking about the lord Sri Krishna & trying to please him.
d) None of them.
      
42. After getting Curse, Parikshit Maharaja had only ________ remaining days of life.
a) Seven.
b) Fifteen.
c) Twenty.
d) Thirty.
      
43. From Vishnu-yamala Tantra, _______ has proven that one can be liberated from the effects of all sins simply by chanting the holy name of the Lord.
a) Madhvacharya.
b) Srila Rupa Gosvami.
c) Sridhar Svami.
d) Srila Jiva Gosvami.
      
44. Who was invited by the demigods in the higher planets to fight against demons?
a) Maharaja Nimi.
b) Maharaja Shibi.
c) Maharaja Khatavanga.
d) Maharaja Jayadratha.
      
45. Everyone can best prepare himself for the next life simply by _________.
a) Speculating.
b) Performing ritual activities.
c) Meditating on void.
d) Hearing Srimad Bhagavatam.
      
46. According to Shukadeva Gosvami, what should be attitude at the last stage of one’s life?
a) one should desire to prolong life.
b) one should be afraid of death.
c) one should not to be afraid of death & cut off all desires & attachement related to body.
d) one should desire for family & business prosperity.
      
47. The foolishness of gross materialism is that people think of _______.
a) going to heavenly planets for more enjoyments.
b) merging in supreme brahman.
c) going back to home, back to godhead.
d) making a permanent settlement in this world.
      
48. What is the preliminary instruction in the Bhagavad-gita?
a) how to work in Krishna Consciouness.
b) identity of the individual living entity is eternal,full of bliss & knowledge.
c) to always meditate on Lord Sri Krishna.
d) how to satisfy Lord Sri Krishna.
      
49. The system of varnashrama-dharma, prescribes retirement from family encumbrances after ______.
a) one has passed Sixty years of age.
b) one has passed twenty years of age.
c) one has passed fifty years of age.
d) one has passed thirty years of age. 
      
50. The pranava is composed of the __________ transcendental letters.
a) two.
b) three.
c) four.
d) five. 
 
51. With whom the Vishvamitra Muni got cohabited?
a) Mohini.
b) Kamdeva.
c) Menaka.
d) Rati. 
      
52. Which is the last word on the subject of meditation?
a) meditating upon the form of Lord Brahma.
b) meditating upon the form of Lord Shiva.
c) meditating upon the form of Goddess of Fortune.
d) meditating upon the transcendental form of Krishna. 
      
53. What is the Meaning of “Rajas” Guna?
a) Mode of Ignorance.
b) Mode of Passion.
c) Mode of Goodness.
d) None of them. 
      
54. Which type of person can have the knowledge of the Supreme Truth?
a) Who is Situated in the mode of Ignorance.
b) Who is Situated in the mode of Passion.
c) Who is Situated in the mode of Goodness.
d) None of them.
      
55. Why the impersonal way of self-realization is more troublesome?
a) because it reaches the goal in an indirect way.
b) because it reaches the goal in a direct way.
c) because it reaches the goal in the Lotus feet of Lord Sri Krishna.
d) None of them.
      
56. What is the root cause of all troubles for Conditioned Soul?
a) birth in the high class family.
b) performing ritual activities.
c) dirty things in the heart of a conditioned soul.
d) surrendering unto lotus feet of Lord Sri Krishna.
      
57. What is the real purpose of yogic regulations?
a) to have some mystic powers.
b) to eradicate the accumulated dirty things like lust, anger, avarice and all such material contaminations.
c) to control all over the material world.
d) to make our body healthy & long life.
      
58. The gigantic universal form of the Personality of Godhead is covered by _______ material elements.
a) sixfold.
b) threefold.
c) tenfold.
d) sevenfold.
      
59. Which Loka constitute the bottoms of the feet of the universal Lord?
a) Mahar Loka.
b) Patala Loka.
c) Atala Loka.
d) Mahatala Loka.
      
60. Which Loka constitute the ankles of the feet of the universal Lord?
a) Mahatala.
b) Sutala.
c) Rasatala.
d) Talatala.
 
61. The __________ loka is constitute the knees of the universal form.
a) Bhur.
b) Atala.
c) Mahatala.
d) Sutala.
      
62. ______ vishnu acts as the Supersoul in every living being?
a) Karnodakshayi.
b) Garbhodakshayi.
c) Kshirodakshayi.
d) None of them.
      
63. The topmost planetary system, known as ________________.
a) Janas Loka.
b) Mahar Loka.
c) Tapas Loka.
d) Satya loka.
      
64. The arms of the supreme form are constitutes as __________.
a) two Ashvinikumaras.
b) demigods headed by Indra.
c) Janah Loka.
d) Tapas Loka.
      
65. The sphere of outer space constitutes _________ of supreme personality of Godhead.
a) Eyepits.
b) Eyelids.
c) Eyeballs.
d) Eyebrows.
      
66. The palate of supreme personality of Godhead is the director of ________.
a) Air.
b) Water.
c) Fire.
d) Ether.
      
67. The juice or essence of everything is the ___________ of supreme personality of Godhead.
a) Ears.
b) Eyes.
c) Nose.
d) Tongue.
      
68. The Jaws of teeth constitutes ____________ of supreme personality of Godhead.
a) Varuna.
b) Indra.
c) Yama.
d) Soma.
      
69. The smile of supreme personality of godhead represents ______.
a) Internal energy of lord.
b) Marginal energy of lord.
c) Illusory material energy of lord.
d) None of them.
      
70. The Modesty constitutes the _______ of supreme personality of Godhead.
a) Waist.
b) Chin.
c) Bones.
d) Upper portion of lips.
 
71. The trees are the _______ of supreme personality of Godhead.
a) Omnipotent air.
b) Hair of lord's body.
c) Veins of lord's body.
d) Lord's activities movement.
      
72. The mind is represents the __________ of the supreme personality of godhead?
a) Sun.
b) Stars.
c) Moon.
d) Day & night.
      
73. The Rudra constitutes _______ of the supreme personality of godhead.
a) Greed.
b) Lust.
c) Thirst.
d) Ego.
      
74. _______ is constitutes the emblem of His standard intelligence.
a) Indra.
b) Manu.
c) Shiva.
d) Brahma.
      
75. The virat-purusha’s face is the _________.
a) Brahmanas.
b) Kshatriyas.
c) Vaishyas.
d) Shudras.
      
76. The Lord is demonstrating the virat feature for_________.
a) those people who are situated in Brahman realisation.
b) the pure devotees of the lord.
c) those who are unable to accept the personal feature of the Supreme Lord.
d) those who are following the path of mysticism.
      
77. What is philosophy of Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu?
a) The whole material creation is one with and different from Narayana.
b) The whole material creation is void.
c) The whole material creation is different from Narayana.
d) The whole material creation is one with Narayana.
 
 
Question No. 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Answer: b c d c d a a c a a b b c d a b d c a d
Question No. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
Answer: b c d a d c a c b d b c d b c d a c d b
Question No. 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
Answer: b a d c d c d b c c c d b c a c b d b a
Question No. 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77      
Answer: d c d b a b d c c d b c d b a c a