Canto 12, Chapter 08: Markandeya’s Prayers to Nara-Narayana Rishi – Quiz

01. Markandeya Rsi, is the son of ________.
a)   Brahma
b)   Markandu
c)   Vyasadeva
d)   Bhrgu Muni
02. During the 7th reign of Manu, ________ came to know of Markandeya’s austerities and thus tried to impede the sage’s penance.
a)   Lord Indra
b)   Lord Varuna
c)   Lord Agni
d)   Sukrachharya
03. ________ river was flowing near the hermitage of Markandeya Rsi.
a. Ganga
b. Kaveri
c. Sarasvati
d. Puspabhadra
04. ________ apsara was sent to agitate Markandeya’s mind.
a)   Urmila
b)   Punjikasthali
c)   Menaka
d)   Rambha
05. By the attack of the followers of Indra, Markendeya ________.
a)   Was furious
b)   Was simply tolerant
c)   Was very happy
d)   Was fearful
06. Being pleased by Markand3eya Rsi, the Supreme Lord appeared as ________ to bestow blessings.
a)  Vishnu
b)  Nara and Narayana Rsi
c)  Krishna
d)  Narsimha
Question No. 01 02 03 04 05 06
Answer: b a d b b b
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