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Swami Vivekananda was a Hindu monk and one of India’s most influential spiritual leaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was born in 1863 in Calcutta, India, and was a disciple of the mystic Ramakrishna, who had a profound impact on his spiritual development. He is best known for his speeches at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago in 1893, where he represented Hinduism and introduced Eastern spirituality to the Western world. His teachings emphasized the universality of all religions, the importance of self-realization, and the potential of every human being to achieve spiritual enlightenment. Swami Vivekananda also stressed the importance of education. He founded the Ramakrishna Mission which aimed to provide education and social welfare services, to the less privileged section of society. He believed in the practical application of spiritual principles in daily life and advocated for the removal of caste and class discrimination in society. He passed away in 1902 at 39, but his teachings continue to inspire many people. Enhance your knowledge by taking the Swami Vivekananda quiz in the article below.

Swami Vivekananda Quiz

Q1. Where was Swami Vivekananda born?

  • Delhi 
  • Bangalore 
  • Calcutta
  • Bombay

Answer- Calcutta

Q2.Which year was the birth of Swami Vivekananda?

  • 1823
  • 1845
  • 1863
  • 1878

Answer- 1863

Q3. Swami Vivekananda’s birthday is commemorated in India as:

  • Children’s Day
  • Labour Day
  • Republic Day
  • National Youth Day

Answer- National Youth Day

Q4. Swami Vivekananda was born during which festival?

  • Lohri
  • Holi
  • Basant Panchami
  • Makar Sankrant

Answer- Makar Sankrant

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Q5. Who claimed Vivekananda was “the maker of modern India”?

  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Rabindranath Tagore
  • Subhash Chandra Bose
  • Ramakrishna Paramhamsa

Answer- Subhash Chandra Bose

Q6. Which year did Swami Vivekananda deliver his renowned speech at the Parliament of the World’s Religions?

  •  1893
  •  1884
  •  1897
  •  1901

Answer- 1893

Q7. When Swamiji began speaking at the World Parliament of Religions with these remarks, there was a roar of ovation. What were the remarks?

  • Sisters and Brothers of America.
  • Brothers and Sisters of America.
  • Ladies and Gentleman
  • None of these

Answer- Sisters and Brothers of America

Q8. What was the real name or birth name of Swami Vivekananda?

  • Vishwanath Datta
  • Narendranath Datta
  • Durgacharan Datta
  • Birendranath Datta

Answer-  Narendranath Datta

Q9. What American city has a roadway bearing Swami Vivekananda’s name?

  • Los Angeles
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • London

Answer- Chicago

Q10. Swami Vivekananda started a monthly journal in 1896 that would serve as the voice of the Ramakrishna movement. What was its name?

  • Vedanta Kesari
  • Prabuddha Bharata
  • Udbodhan
  • Brahmavadin

Answer- Prabuddha Bharata

Q11. Which two religious rituals did the young, agnostic Narendra automatically embrace as being absolutely essential for the seeker of truth?

  • Continence and Meditation
  • Meditation and Mantra Chanting
  • Worship and Fasting
  • Animal Sacrifice and Meditation

Answer- Continence and Meditation

Q12. Which of these beliefs did Swami Vivekananda consistently uphold?

  • Have faith in yourself
  • Never to live a life of secrecy
  • Living a life of integrity
  • All of these.

Answer- All of these.

Q13. Where is the renowned Vivekananda Rock Memorial located?

  • Kanyakumari
  • Trivandrum
  • Cochin
  • Calicut

Answer- Kanyakumari

Q14. When did the Indian government decide to designate Swami Vivekananda’s birthday as National Youth Day?

  •  1994
  •  2004
  •  2014
  •  1984

Answer- 1984

Q15. What year did Swami Vivekananda found the Ramakrishna Mission?

  •  1897
  •  1893
  •  1901
  •  1905

Answer- 1897

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