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Put your knowledge to test with this Yoga Quiz

Team StoryWeavers|July 08, 2022, 12:48 IST| 5
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While the approach to fitness has evolved over the years, the benefits of yoga still remain unmatched. More and more people are realising the importance of this ancient practice, and adding it to their lifestyle to reap the benefits. And this is happening not just in the country but across the globe! 

If you are a dedicated practitioner or even are curious about yoga, the various asanas, and the history surrounding this practice, we have something fun in store for you.

Take this quiz to find out how much you really know about yoga.

1. The word “yoga” is derived from the Sanskrit word, “yuj”. What does the word mean?

  • Union
  • Meditation
  • Exercise

2. Which type of yoga is characterised by its use of props?

  • Raja Yoga
  • Sivananda Yoga
  • Iyengar Yoga

3. How many poses are there in one Surya Namaskar?

  • 3 asanas
  • 12 asanas
  • 40 asanas

4. The International Day of Yoga was first celebrated in which year?

  • 2000
  • 2014
  • 2020

5. What time of Asana is “Anantasana”?

  • Reclining 
  • Balancing
  • Sitting

6. Guess the yoga pose

  • Monkey post
  • Lord of the dance
  • Warrior 2

7. Which pose is known as the scorpio pose in yoga?

  • Balasana
  • Anantasana
  • Vrischikasana

8. What is the technique of controlling one’s breath called in yoga?

  • Pranayama
  • Mudra
  • Asana

9. What is the theme for this year’s International Yoga Day?

  • Yoga for well-being
  • Yoga for humanity
  • Yoga for all

10. The idea of an International Day of Yoga was first proposed by?

  • Narendra Modi
  • Yogi Adityanath
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

Let’s check out the answers:

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Shyam Sundar Sharma

July 8, 2022


Rekha Pachauri

July 8, 2022

I had scored a perfect 10 too !!

Hasibuddin Chowdhury

July 8, 2022

My score was 10/10


July 8, 2022

I have scored 10/10

Shruti Kaushik

July 8, 2022

I scored 10


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