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Kapila: Quiz


Question 1: On the hundredth time the horse was sent around the earth Indra, the King of ________, grew jealous and kidnapped the horse, hiding it in the hermitage of Kapila.

Question 2: King Sagara, an ancestor of Rama, had performed the ________ yagna (Horse-sacrifice) ninety-nine times.
Historical Vedic religionAshvamedhaHinduismHanuman

Question 3: "Bhishma said (to ________), 'Listen, O slayer of foes!
ArjunaMahabharataBhagavad GitaYudhisthira

Question 4: Kapila (Hindi: कपिल ऋषि) was a Vedic sage credited as one of the founders of the ________ school of philosophy.
Hindu philosophyMimāṃsāAdi ShankaraSamkhya

Question 5: Kapila is a major figure in the story associated with the descent of the ________ (Ganges) river from heaven.
Indus RiverGangesYamunaBhagirathi River

Question 6: [1] Traditional Hindu sources describe him as a descendant of Manu, a grandson of ________, and an avatar of Vishnu.

Question 7: Kapila's Samkhya is taught in various ________ texts:

Question 8: The ________ depicts Kapila as a yogi hermit with highly developed siddhis, or spiritual powers.
Bhagavad GitaMahabharataKrishnaVyadha Gita

Question 9: Many of the details about sage Kapila's life are described in Book 3 of the ________, where it is mentioned that his parents were Kardama Muni and Devahuti.
Agni PuranaGaruda PuranaBhagavata PuranaBhagavad Gita

Question 10: After his father left home, Kapila instructed his mother, Devahuti in the philosophy of yoga and devotional worship of Lord ________, enabling her to achieve liberation (moksha).
Vishnu sahasranamaAvatarKrishnaVishnu


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