Swami Vivekananda MCQs and Answers with FREE PDF

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1.Which of these adjectives has been most widely used to describe Swami Vivekananda?

a] Punditji                                                       

b] Vedantic Scientist

c] Mahatma of the masses                         

d] Shaheed Bhagat

2. What would young Naren call himself while playing with his friends?

a] Samrat, the King of kings                     

b] Swamiji

c] Young Mr. Dutta                                       

d] Bileh

3. In which sport wasNaren said to have won the first prize?

a] Athletics                                                     

b] Football

c] Cycling                                                       

d] Wrestling

4. Vivekananda “is the maker of modern India”.Who said this? a] Rabindranath Tagore         

b] Jawaharlal Nehru

c] C Rajagoplachari                                     

d] Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

5. The founder of Ramakrishna Mission, which is based on the principles of Practical Vedanta was:

a] Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa           

b] Swami Vivekananda

c] Swami Yogananda                                   

d] Swami Brahmananda

6. Where did Sister Nivedita first meet Swami Vivekananda?

a] New York                                                   

b] Boston

c] Chicago                                                      

d] London

7. In 1899 Swami Vivekananda started a Bengali journal to carry forward the ideas propounded by the Ramakrishna Mission. It was called –

a] Vedanta Kesari                                         

b] Udbodhan

c] Brahmavadin                                            

d] Prabuddha Bharata

8. What was the name of Swami Vivekananda’s sister?

a] Sister Nivedita                                           

b] Swarnamayi Devi

c] Sister Gargi                                                 

d] Parama Devi

9. What was the question that Swami Vivekananda asked Sri Ramakrishna at their first meeting?

a] Have you seen God?                              

b] Do you think God exists?

c] Do you believe in God?                           

d] Is there a God?

10. Ekanathji Ranade founded a non-monastic organization based on the principles preached by Swami Vivekananda. What is it called?

a] Swami Vivekananda Youth Association

b] Vivekananda Kendra

c] Vivekananda Mission                                     

d] Vivekananda Educational Society

11. “The Master as I saw him” was written by?

a] Sister Josephine Macleod                        

b] Swami Vivekananda

c] Swami Yogananda                                   

d] Sister Nivedita

12. The World’s Parliament of Religions where Swamiji gave the famous speech on the Universality of Religions was held in Chicago in:

a] September 1886                                       

b] September 1893

c] July 1893                                                   

d] July 1886

13. Where did Swami Vivekananda live during the last years of his life?

a] Dakshineswar        

b] Kanyakumari

c] Cossipore                                                   

d] Belur Math

14. Margaret Noble, a disciple of Swami Vivekananda is well known as a] Gauri-ma 

b] Sarada Devi

c] Sister Christine                                          

d] Sister Nivedita

15. Disgruntled with his father, Narendranath once asked him, “What have you done for me?” What did his father say in reply?

a] Be you always a man, my son         

b] May no other father face such a question

c] Go look at yourself in the mirror

d] Be grateful all your life for what you have

16. One evening young Naren ventured into a grove of banana trees to meditate, expecting which God / Goddess to appear there?

a] Ram                                                            

b] Hanuman

c] Shiva                                                           

d] Kali

17. Sri Ramakrishna said, “if Keshab is possessed of one sign of greatness which has made him famous, Naren has  such signs to the fullest degree.”

a] 7                  

b] 18               

c] 1000           

d] 108

18. When Swamiji’s family was going through a difficult time, he prayed for to Mother Kali

a] Wealth to alleviate poverty and distress of his family members

b] Knowledge and devotion

c] Spiritual bliss and liberation d] Personal fulfillment

19. Swami Sadananda, a disciple of Swami Vivekananda was entrusted the mission of by him.

a] Alleviation of poverty in India

b] Spreading the ideas of Sri Ramakrishna across India

c] Spiritual regeneration of India and the world

d] Building a hospital at Kedarnath for pilgrims &Sannyasis

20. Which of these ideas did Swami Vivekananda espouse all through his life?

a] Have faith in yourself              

b] Never to live a life of secrecy

c] Living a life of integrity                           

d] All the above

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