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Welcome to the enlightening Yoga Quiz!

Are you prepared to stretch your mind and explore your vast knowledge of this ancient practice?

We’ve crafted invigorating questions that will challenge your yoga know-how.

Simply count your correct answers and consult our result table to evaluate your performance.

So, roll out your mat, strike a pose, and let’s discover if you can strike a balance between your yoga wisdom and expertise!

Table of Contents

1. What is the meaning of the word “Yoga”?

  • A) Harmony
  • B) Exercise
  • C) Union

2. What is the main focus of Hatha Yoga?

  • A) Physical postures
  • B) Meditation
  • C) Breath control

3. In which ancient text are the Yoga Sutras compiled?

  • A) Rigveda
  • B) Bhagavad Gita
  • C) Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras

4. What is the purpose of Pranayama in yoga?

  • A) Body warm-up
  • B) Breathing control
  • C) Physical relaxation

5. Which of the following is not one of the eight limbs of yoga?

  • A) Asana
  • B) Niyama
  • C) Mudra

6. What is the warrior pose called in Sanskrit?

  • A) Virabhadrasana
  • B) Adho Mukha Svanasana
  • C) Trikonasana

7. How many vinyasas are there in a traditional Sun Salutation?

  • A) 10
  • B) 12
  • C) 18

8. What does Yama mean in the context of yoga philosophy?

  • A) Moral observances
  • B) Meditation
  • C) Movement

9. Which of the following is not a branch of yoga?

  • A) Kundalini
  • B) Raja
  • C) Ayurveda

10. What is the translation of Savasana in English?

  • A) Downward-Facing Dog
  • B) Corpse Pose
  • C) Tree Pose

11. Which pose represents the animal Cobra in yoga?

  • A) Bhujangasana
  • B) Tadasana
  • C) Vrikshasana

12. What is the goal of Raja Yoga?

  • A) Physical strength
  • B) Self-realization
  • C) Flexibility

13. What is the name of the goddess who resides at the base of the spine in Kundalini Yoga?

  • A) Saraswati
  • B) Durga
  • C) Kundalini Shakti

14. What is the name of the yoga performed in a heated room?

  • A) Ashtanga Yoga
  • B) Bikram Yoga
  • C) Vinyasa Yoga

15. What are the spiritual hand gestures used in meditation called?

  • A) Mudras
  • B) Niyamas
  • C) Chakras

16. Which of the following is a core principle in the practice of yoga?

  • A) Nonviolence
  • B) Competition
  • C) Physical appearance

17. What is the name of the final resting pose in most yoga classes?

  • A) Balasana
  • B) Savasana
  • C) Sukhasana

18. Which branch of yoga focuses primarily on physical asanas?

  • A) Hatha Yoga
  • B) Jnana Yoga
  • C) Bhakti Yoga

19. What is the yoga practice that primarily focuses on spiritual devotion and activities?

  • A) Bhakti Yoga
  • B) Karma Yoga
  • C) Jnana Yoga

20. What is the Sanskrit term for the full yogic breath?

  • A) Ujjayi
  • B) Anuloma Viloma
  • C) Dirgha

21. What is the Sanskrit name for the Tree Pose?

  • A) Vrikshasana
  • B) Tadasana
  • C) Garudasana

22. How many chakras are there in the traditional yogic system?

  • A) 5
  • B) 7
  • C) 8

23. Which yoga posture is known to improve digestion and stimulate the abdominal organs?

  • A) Pavanamuktasana
  • B) Setu Bandhasana
  • C) Ustrasana

24. Which of the following is classified as a seated forward bend pose?

  • A) Paschimottanasana
  • B) Janu Sirsasana
  • C) Both A and B

25. What is the Sanskrit term for the practice of conscious breathing exercises?

  • A) Pratyahara
  • B) Pranayama
  • C) Dharana

26. What is the primary focus of Yin Yoga?

  • A) Building strength
  • B) Deep stretching and relaxation
  • C) Flowing movement

27. Which style of yoga involves continuous movement synchronized with breath?

  • A) Iyengar Yoga
  • B) Vinyasa Yoga
  • C) Restorative Yoga

28. In which yoga pose are the hands placed together at the heart center?

  • A) Tadasana
  • B) Anjali Mudra
  • C) Both A and B

29. What is the ancient yogic practice of cleansing the nasal passages using saltwater called?

  • A) Jala neti
  • B) Surya Namaskar
  • C) Nadi Shodhana

30. Which yoga pose is known for helping to relieve lower back pain?

  • A) Adho Mukha Svanasana
  • B) Trikonasana
  • C) Balasana

31. Which type of yoga incorporates the use of props to help with proper alignment?

  • A) Iyengar Yoga
  • B) Ashtanga Yoga
  • C) Kundalini Yoga

32. Which of the following poses is considered an inversion in yoga?

  • A) Adho Mukha Svanasana
  • B) Sarvangasana
  • C) Virabhadrasana II

33. Which yoga pose is considered as the King of all poses?

  • A) Sirsasana (Headstand)
  • B) Savasana (Corpse Pose)
  • C) Padmasana (Lotus Pose)


# of Correct Answers Percentage Range Label Description
0- 0-49% Armchair Athlete You've got some learning to do, but don't worry, there's always the next game!
- 50-64% Rookie Runner Not bad! Keep practicing, and you'll be a sports trivia champ in no time.
- 65-79% Midfield Maestro Impressive! You're getting closer to the top, keep up the good work.
- 80-94% All-Star Striker Wow, you really know your sports trivia! You're a force to be reckoned with.
-33 95-100% Legendary Champion Unbelievable! You're a true sports trivia master. Your knowledge knows no bounds!

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Gladis is a certified mindfulness and yoga teacher by House of Om in Bali, Indonesia. She leads happiness experiments, a retreat that draws into modern science and ancient traditions to cultivate joy. She is a a slow traveler who likes to stay in one country for at least a month to fully experience the local life. She’s currently slow traveling Europe. On her blog, Happiness on The Way, you’ll find a collection of off-the-beaten-path places, wellness retreats, and thrilling adventures.

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