Saturday, 1 March 2014

Swami Vivekananda quiz

Swami Vivekananda quiz

Prepared by
M.Sc., M.Ed.,NET
Lecturer in Physical Science, Arafa Institute for Teacher Education
Attur, Thrissur.
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1)    Which of the following type represents Vivekananda’s contribution to education?
a)    Integral Education
b)   Basic Education
c)    Education for man making
d)   Education for international understanding
2)    The organization which has some finest schools, hospitals, dispensaries, and the movement spread rapidly is?
a)    Brahmo samaj
b)   Arya samaj
c)    Ramakrishna Mission
d)   None of these
3)    Swami vivekanand was disciple of
a)    Ramanand
b)   Ramakrishna parama hamsa
c)    Ramanuj
d)   Guru nanak
4)    Swami Vivekananda lived in
a)    20th century
b)   19th century
c)    18th century
d)   17th century
5)    The childhood  name of  Swami vivekanand was
a)    Vivekanand
b)   Narendranath
c)    Surendranath
d)   Dharmendranath
6)    Swami vivekanand was born on
a)    12th January 1861
b)   12th January 1862
c)    12th January 1863
d)   12th January 1864
7)    Swami vivekananda was famous for speaking on
a)    Vedas
b)   Medicine
c)    Gita
d)   Vedanta
8)    Swami Vivekananda was a
a)    Religious Guru
b)   Poet
c)    Philosopher
d)   All of the above
9)    Swami Vivekananda was born at
a)    Kolkatta
b)   Gujarath
c)    Bombay
d)   Karnataka
10)  Which of the following is the belief of Swami Vivekananda
a)    Teacher is necessary to lead to the path of salvation
b)   Strength is life and weakness is death. So stand firm like a rock
c)    Patriotism and universal brotherhood
d)   All of the above
11)  Vivekananda recommends that education by which
a)    Character is formed
b)   Strength of mind is increased
c)    One can stand on one’s own foot
d)   All of these
12)  According to swami Vivekananda which of the following is necessary in acquisition of knowledge
a)    Concentration of mind
b)   Drill
c)    Areal guru
d)   All of the above
13)  Vivekananda favored that religious education in schools which
a)    Is based on Upanishads
b)   Include essentials of all religion
c)    Purely Secular
d)   None of these
14)  Swami Vivekananda’s Birthday is celebrated in India as
a)    National unity day
b)   National Youth Day
c)    National education day
d)   National religious day
15)  Name of Swami Vivekananda’s Mother is?
a)    Bhuvaneswari Devi
b)   Maheshvari Bhai
c)    Jageshwary
d)   Mayadevi
16)                       Swamiji earned wild applause for beginning his
address at the World Parliament of Religions with the famous words…
a)    The youth of America
b)    Sisters and Brothers of America.
c)    The youth of world
d)   Salute for all
17)                       Swamiji delivered his speech on Yoga in which city?
a)    Washington
b)   Culcutta
c)    Newyork
d)   Chicago
18)                       A Street in USA has been named after Swami Vivekananda as “Honorary Swami Vivekananda Way”. Name the city?
a)    Newyork
b)    Washington
c)    Chicago
d)   None of these
19)                       Swami Vivekananda was the chief disciple of whom?
a)    Rabindranath tagore
b)   Aurobindo ghosh
c)    Maharshi dayanand
d)   Ramakrishna Paramahsan
20)                       When did Swami Vivekananda take Mahasamadhi ?
a)4 june 1902
b)  4 July 1902
c) 4july 1903
d) 4june 1903
21) In Which Year Swami Vivekananda visited Kerala?
a) 1894
b) 1893
c) 1892
d) 1891
22) The 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda was celebrated in which year?
a) 2011
b) 2012
c) 2013
d) 2014
23) The famous keralayathra of swami Vivekananda begined from
a) Payyannur
b) Kalady
c) Shoranur
d) Thampanoor
24) Which parliament did swami attend in Chicago?
a) Hinduism parliament
b) Chicago parliament
c) The religion parliament
d) None of these
25) Which of the following was established by vivekanandan?
a) Thrishna mission
b) Ramakrishna mission
c) Kapila mission
d) Niketha mission
26) What was Vivekanandas father?
a) Police
b) Attorney
c) Lord
d) Doctor
27) Who was the father of Vivekananda?
a) Vishwanath Dutt
b) Narendranath dutt
c) Jagannath duth
d) Veernath dutt
28) When NarendraNath Studied at Presidency college ,Culcutta Who was the Principal of that college?
a) Ramakrishna parama hamsan
b) W.W.Hastie
c) Herbert spencer
d) Robert hook
29) In which year Swami Vivekanada started his historic wandering through India?
a) 1888
b) 1889
c) 1890
d) 1891.
30) In which year Parliament of World's Religions was held at Chicago?

a)    1893
b)   1892
c)    1891
d)   1890
31) In which Day Vivekananda Born?
a) Sunday
b) Monday
c) Tuesday
d) Wednesday
32) What is the pet  name of Swami Vivekananda ?
a) Bileh
b) Nath
c) Unni
d) Dutta
33) In which sports Swami Vivekananda won first prize and a silver butterfly
a) Boxing
b) Racing
c) Running
d) Skatting
34) Narendranath’s   famous music compilation   work   published in 1887 was entitled as?
a) Sagara geetham
b) Sangita-Kalpataru
c) Music beats
d) The soul of life
35) Narendranath changed his name twice-first to Vivekanada  and then to what name?
a) Swamiji
b) Sachchidananda
c) Dayananda
d) Hrishikesh
36) As wandering monk Narendranath kept two books in his bundle ,wchich are these two books?
a) GITA and The Imitation of Christ
b) Gita and Ramayana
c) Gita and Quran
d) Gita and bible
37) As a  wandering monk  Swami Vivekananda  first visited in  which pilgrim centre in India
a) Varanasi
b) Kailas
c) Kasi
d) Madhura
38) While a wandering monk Swami Vivekananda visited Bangalore. At  Bangalore  he was taken  in as a guest by an eminent Malayalee  doctor  who was that malayalee Docter?
a) Dr. Shivan
b) Dr.Potti
c) Dr:Palpu
d) Dr.Naren
39) In December 1892 Swami Vivekananda met at Ernakulam a prominent social reformer  in Kerala Who was that person
a) Chattambi Swami
b) Kelappan
c) Ayyankali
d) Sree narayan guru
40) Swami Vivekananda visited Travancore and met Maharaja of Travancore, Who was the Maharaja
a) Swathi thirunal
b) MartandaVarma
c) Chithira thirunal
d) Uthradam thirunal
41) How many days Swami Vibekananda Meditated on the rock of Kanyakumari?
a) Three Days
b) Four Days
c) Seven Days
d) Eleven days
42) Swami Vivekananda  completion of pilgrim journey through  India  with visit of which place
a) Kashmir
b) Madhura
c) Kashi
43) What was the topic delivered by Swami Vivekananda  at the first lecture at the Third Unitarian Church in Chicago?.
a) The power
b)The love of God
c) The soul
d) Essentials of Gita
44) In which year Swami Vivekananda  established  Ramakrishna Mission ?
a) 1897
b) 1898
c) 1899
d) 1900
45) Where is the Ramakrishna Mission and Ramakrishna Math Head Quarters located?
a) Belur
b) Krishnagiri
c) Dharmapuri
d) Vellur
46) In which year Government of India  to decided to observe the birthday of Swami Vivekananda as the National Youth Day .
a) 1984
b) 1985
c) 1986
d) 1987

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