Canto 05, Chapter 21: The Movements of the Sun – Quiz

01. The diameter of the universe is __________.
a)   4 million miles
b)   4 billion miles
c)   8 million miles
d)   8 billion miles
02. The change in the duration of days and nights is caused due o the movement of the __________.
a)   Sun
b)   Moon
c)   Earth
d)   Signs of zodiac
03. Until the sun travels to the north the days grow ___________ and until it travels to the north the nights grow _____________.
a)   Longer, Longer
b)   Longer, Shorter
c)   Shorter, Shorter
d)   Shorter, Longer
04. On Manasottara Mountain, due east of Mount Sumeru is the places Devadhani possessed by King _________.
a)   Surya
b)   Chandra
c)   Yamaraja
d)   Indra
05. The chariot of the Sun-God has _____ wheel(s).
a)   1
b)   2
c)   3
d)   4
06. The wheel continuously rotates on ____________.
a)   Manasottara mountain
b)   Mount Sumeru
c)   Mandara mountain
d)   Lokaloka mountain
07. The chariot’s horses are ___________ in number and are named after Gayatri and other Vedic meters.
a)   4
b)   5
c)   6
d)   7
08. The Sun-God travels through the Universe at a speed of approximately ______________ miles at every moment.
a)   1600 miles
b)   16000 miles
c)   6000 miles
d)   60000 miles
Question No. 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08
Answer: b a a d a a d b