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Writing, Speech, Debate, & General Knowledge
4.3 Yoga and Meditation

Directions: The following questions have been designed to test and improve your knowledge of Yoga. Do your own research about Yoga and answer these questions. Write an informative essay about Yoga.
Q 1: ______ is a type of Yoga that deals with the asanas (postures), which are popular as fitness exercises.
Jnana Yoga
Bhakti Yoga
Karma Yoga
Hatha Yoga

Q 2: Iyengar Yoga, created by B.K.S. Iyengar, is a form of yoga known for
its prayers and chanting
its integration with other forms of physical activities
its use of props, such as belts and blocks, as aids in performing asanas

Q 3: The word "yoga" is of Sanskrit origin and it means
eat healthy and stay fit
health and wealth for all
union of body, mind, and spirit

Q 4: Bikram Yoga is a style of yoga developed by Bikram Choudhury, who claims that performing yoga in _______ makes muscles more pliant and encourages sweating which purportedly acts as a purifier.
a cold room
a heated room
open air

Q 5: _______ is the practice of focusing the mind, often formalized into a specific routine.
Padmasana
Meditation
Pranayama

Q 6: Yoga is a family of ancient spiritual practices that originated in
Japan
India
Korea
China

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