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Hindu quiz- 1

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Compiled by S.Swaminathan

Test your knowledge in Hinduism. Answers are given at the bottom.
If you score between 15 and 20 you are very good
Between 10 and 15, you are good
Between 5 and 10 refresh you your knowledge in Hinduism
Below five, sorry, Are you a Hindu?

1)Where does “Aham Brahmasmi “ occur?
2)In which does Brihadaranyaka Upanishad come?
3)Who is the Guru in Mundakopanishad?
4)What is the Vahana of Subramanya?
5)What is the weapon of Parasurama?
6)Where does Bhagawad Gita come?
7)Who is the disciple in Mundakopanishad?
8)Which is the biggest Veda?
9)What is the Vahana of Mahavishnu?
10)Where is the Shore Temple located?
11)How many Major Puranas are there?
12)Who is the proponent of Poorva Mimamsa?
13)What is the Prasthanatraya?
14)Which is the smallest Veda?
15)Which city is known as the City of Temples in Orissa?
16)What are Vedangas?
17)Who wrote Bhaja Govindam?
18)What are the four divisions of each Veda?
19)Who is the author of Ramayana (in Sanskrit)?
20)Where is the Mallikarjuna Temple (jyotirlinga shrine) located?

Answers: 1.Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 2.Sukla Yajur Veda 3.Angiras 4.Mayura/Peacock 5.Parasu (axe) 6.In Bhisma Parva of Mahabharata7. Saunaka 8.Rig Veda 9.Garuda (eagle)10.Mamallapuram/Mahabalipuram 11. Eighteen major Puranas & 18 minor Puranas(upa Puranas) 12.Jaimini 13.Brahma Sutras, Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads 14. Sama Veda 15.Bhuvaneswar 16. There are six branches of knowledge which help in understanding the Vedas. They are Siksha(phonetics), Kalpam (technique of rituals),Vyakarana (Grammar), Niruktham (etymology), Chandas (Metres) and Jyothisham (astrology) 17.Sri Sankara 18. Mantras/samhita, Brahmana, Aranyaka and Upanishads 19. Valmiki 20. Sri Sailam (for more Hindu Quiz, contact [email protected])
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