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GK Quiz on International Yoga Day

20-JUN-2017 12:01

    International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21st June throughout the world and is also known as World Yoga Day. It was first celebrated on 21 June 2015 by the initiative of PM Narendra Modi speech on 27 December 2014 in the United Nations General Assembly. This proposal is passed by 193 members on 11 December 2014 and Sam Kutesa, the President of UN general Assembly announced to celebrate the International Yoga Day on 21 June.

    Source: www.internationalyogafestival.org.com
    It is celebrated to spread awareness about the importance of yoga in our daily life. This article consists of quiz on International Yoga Day, why it is celebrated, what is the theme of International Yoga Day 2017 etc.
    1. When first International Yoga Day is observed in India?
    A. 21 June 2014
    B. 21 June 2015
    C. 21 June 2016
    D. None of the above
    Ans. B
    2. Where the resolution of celebrating International Yoga Day is passed?
    A. World Health Organization
    B. UN, General Assembly
    C. India, Parliament
    D. None of the above
    Ans. B

    Why International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21st June
    3. Who had introduced yoga first time to the western world in a religion conference Chicago, America?
    A. Swami Vivekananda
    B. Narendra Modi
    C. Maharshi Patanjali
    D. Baba Ramadeva
    Ans. A
    4. Who is known as Father of Yoga?
    A. Patanjali
    B. Shiva
    C. Brahma
    D. Adiyogi
    Ans. B
    5. Which Veda mentions about the elements of yoga?
    A. Athar Veda
    B. Rig veda
    C. Sam Veda
    D. Yajur Veda
    Ans. B
    6. In 2017, which city host PM Narendra Modi’s International Yoga celebration?

    A. New Delhi, Rajpath
    B. Chandigarh
    C. Lucknow, UP
    D. Allahabad, UP
    Ans. C

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    7. Which International Yoga Day event created a Guinness world Record?
    A. 21 June, 2015
    B. 21 June, 2014
    C. 21 June, 2016
    D. None of the above
    Ans. A
    8. What is the theme of International Yoga Day 2017?

    A. Connect the Youth
    B. Yoga for mind
    C. Yoga for Health
    D. Yoga for soul
    Ans. C
    9. What do you understand by the term Doga?

    A. Doga is a not a form of yoga.
    B. Doga is a kind of yoga by using dogs as props
    C. Doga is related with dogs
    D. All the above options are wrong
    Ans. B
    10. Celebration of International Yoga in India is done by which ministry?

    A. Ministry of Ayush
    B. Ministry of Civil Aviation
    C. Ministry of Communication
    D. Ministry of Human Resource and Development
    Ans. A

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