Yoga General Knowledge Quiz (part 2)

You’ve been hearing lots about yoga from me over the past few weeks so, following on from part 1, I think it’s time for another Yoga General Knowledge Quiz. Most of the answers have been covered in my posts on the physical and mental benefits of yoga.

As always, I’d love to hear how you get on and any feedback you might have. Good luck!

  • Question of

    What does yoga help to develop?

    • Flexibility
    • Strength
    • Balance
    • All of the above
  • Question of

    Where did yoga originate?

    • America
    • India
    • China
    • Singapore
  • Question of

    According to Patanjali’s Ashtanga yoga system, how many limbs of yoga are there?

    • 8
    • 5
    • 3
    • 14
  • Question of

    What does ‘dharana’ mean?

    • Poses
    • Concentration
    • Spiritual study
    • Breath control
  • Question of

    Yoga relieves stress by stimulating the:

    • Sympathetic nervous system
    • Parasympathetic nervous system
    • Hair follicles
    • Muscles behind the eyes
  • Question of

    Yoga is great for getting your lymphatic system moving. What does the lymphatic system do?

    • Filters the blood and helps to fight infection
    • Helps the growth of nails and hair
    • Nothing
    • Maintains your internal body clock
  • Question of

    Yoga helps us to become more mindful. What is mindfulness?

    • Having a balanced, healthy diet
    • The ability to read other people’s minds
    • Being totally present in the current moment
    • Doing a daily yoga practice
  • Question of

    Healthy lungs and respiration are developed through:

    • Meditation
    • Inverted poses
    • Dharana
    • Pranayama
  • Question of

    To practice yoga you have to be:

    • Slender
    • Very fit
    • Flexible
    • None of the above
  • Question of

    What is more important in a yoga class?

    • That you can keep up without needing a break
    • How you feel in your postures
    • How your body looks in the poses
    • How you are doing compared to others


What do you think?

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