Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 14

This quiz is designed to motivate you to study the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava scriptures in specific, and the Sad Darshanas in general, which are necessary to understand Gauḍīya philosophy properly.



Jnana or knowledge related to bhakti is also part of bhakti. In fact, hearing, which includes studying shastra, is the first limb of bhakti. Learning, followed by consolidating and then testing our knowledge in the form of a quiz is a fun and effective way to help us retain information.

This quiz is in multiple-choice questions format. (MCQs). If you see the response that you anticipated simply click on it. The quiz will immediately show which answers are correct or incorrect so we can learn as we go.

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The statements in the Vedic scriptures describing the oneness of Brahman and the jīvas serve which one or more of the following purposes?

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Which of the following statements are true about a sūtra?

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Which of the following is a type of sūtra?

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What is the purpose of the Vedānta-sūtra?

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Which of the following is not a type of maṅgalācaraṇa?

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What is dharma?

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Which śāstra advises rulers on better public administration and offers instructions on proper conduct?

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Which āstika system of thought has the central idea that a living being can become free from ignorance by understanding that puruṣa is distinct from the twenty-four elements that constitute matter?

9 / 10

In Sanskrit, words can have which of the following types of meanings?

10 / 10

What is vācya-vācaka-sambandha?

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