Canto 06, Chapter 18: Diti Vows to Kill King Indra – Quiz

01. ________, the son of Brahma took birth again in the womb of Carsani.
a)    Rudra
b)    Kumaras
c)    Manu
d)    Bhrgu
      
02. Bhrgu and ________ were the specific sons of Varuna.
a)    Kashyapa
b)    Agastya
c)    Valmiki
d)    Vidhata
      
03. Agastya and ________ were the common sons of Varuna and Mitra.
a)    Kashyapa
b)    Vasistha
c)    Kriya
d)    Dhata
      
04. Aditi had ________ son(s).
a)    1
b)    12
c)    100
d)    1000
      
05. The king of the heavenly planets, Indra, was born as the ________ son of Aditi.
a)    1st
b)    11th
c)    90th
d)    101th
      
06. The Supreme Personality of Godhead as ________ appeared as the twelfth son of Aditi.
a)    Narsimha
b)    Rama
c)    Parasurama
d)    Urukrama
      
07. Sons of ________, who were begotten by Kashyapa became demons.
a)    Aditi
b)    Diti
c)    Urvasi
d)    Prsni
      
08. The first 2 sons of Diti are _________.
a)    Sisupala and Dantavakra
b)    Ravana and Kumbhakarna
c)    Hiranyaksha and Hiranyakashipu
d)    None of the above
      
09. Vatapi and Ilvala were the sons of ________, brother of Prahlada.
a)    Hlada
b)    Samhlada
c)    Anulhada
d)    Simhika
      
10. Prahlada’s grandson was ________.
a)    Virocana
b)    Bana
c)    Bali
d)    Anuhlada
 
11. Diti, desiring to have a son capable of killing Indra, constantly acted to satisfy _______.
a)    Brahma
b)    Kashyapa
c)    Vamana
d)    Vasista
      
12. Upon hearing Diti’s request to have a particular type of son Kashyapa _______.
a)    Aggrieved.
b)    Overjoyed
c)    Was pacified
d)    Was furious
      
13. Kashyapa laid the condition to Diti to beget a child who could kill Indra as ________.
a)    She should perform ceremony called pumsavana for atleast one year without fail
b)    There should not be any discrepancy in the discharge of her vow, otherwise the son would be the friend of Indra
c)    Both a and b
d)    She should fast for 1 year
      
14. Indra engaged himself in the service of Diti because ________.
a)    He was a great Vaishnava
b)    He loved his aunt
c)    He was fearful of Diti’s desire and thought by his service she would remove the curse
d)    He wanted to break Diti’s promise and thus save himself
      
15. Seeing the right opportunity, Indra entered Diti’s womb and cut the embryo to ________ pieces in total.
a)    7
b)    21
c)    49
d)    101
      
16. Because of Diti’s spiritual strength of worshipping Vishnu for almost 1 year, ________.
a)    All the pieces of her embryo were alive and were saved by the mercy of the Supreme Lord
b)    Although the Maruts were born from the womb of Diti they became equal to the demigods
c)    She was completely purified
d)    All the above
 
 
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