Indian Traditional Medicine Quiz - Prelims

Somnath Chanda
Somnath ChandaA public servant, presently employed under the WB Govt. at Writers' Buildings, Kolkata
Indian Traditional Medicine Quiz - Prelims
Rules
* 20 questions.
* Each correct answer results 1 point.
* Half Points, as specified, will be available.
* Star-marked questions (1, 5, 10, 15 & 20) will be counted to
break the ties.
* Every decision of the QM is final.
Indian Traditional Medicine Quiz - Prelims
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Natioanl Ayurvedic Day is celebrated on
the birthday of whom?
(The silhouette in the centre of the logo
represents him)
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Since early days, this flower is used as a
cure for sunburn, acne and blemishes. This
medicinal herb also soothes ulcers and
digestive problems. In 2009, this flower
suddenly came into prominence because of
a popular bollywood-song.
Which flower is this?
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
How do we better know a person named
Ramkrishna Yadav, a great practitioner of
Indian traditional medicines?
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Mentioned in the Yogic texts, Kamalasana
is said to be the most perfect posture.
What is the most well-known alternative
name of this asana?
(It helps to cure constipation, indigestion
and flatulence apart from increasing
concentration)
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, the
Neelkantha flower is ascribed various
qualities including memory enhancing,
antistress, antidepressant, anticonvulsant,
tranquilizing and sedative properties.
As per mythological belief, after whom the
flower has been named thus?
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Traditionally, it is believed that a person
who consumes this herbal medicine will
gain horse-like strength.
Identify this one of the most powerful herbs
in Ayurvedic healing.
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Who is the original
author of the
famous treatise of
Ayurveda –
‘Ashtanga
Sangraha’?
(Later on that book
has been re-edited
by other experts)
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
This mixture of sugar, honey, ghee, amla,
sesame oil, berries, herbs and various
spices, is still prepared as per the
instructions suggested in Ayurvedic texts.
The Royal Physicians of the Devas,
Ashwini Kumar twins, first prepared this
formulation for Chyawan Rishi.
How do we know it today?
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
This animal is capable of sucking three or
four times their own weight in blood. Also,
it produce a natural anti-coagulant that
stops the blood clotting.
Which animal, because of these qualities,
has been used in the surgeries since ancient
times?
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
One of the difficult asanas to do, it shares
its name with one of the avatars of Vishnu.
Name it.
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Scattered in the northern plains of India as
well as on the west coast of the
subcontinent near Mumbai, this ‘sorrow-
less’ tree (biological name - Saraca asoca)
have major medicinal significance.
Which tree?
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Fill in the blank :--
The most effective treatment for malaria is
quinine. It is collected from the bark of the
________ tree.
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Known as ‘the Queen of Spices’, Chilli has
several medical applications including
relieving pain and sprain.
Which alkaloid molecule present in Chilli is
responsible for this?
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Reckoned to be an incarnation of
the mythical serpent Ananta, who has been
depicted in these statues?
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and
Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and
Homoeopathy, is a governmental body in
India set up for the development of the
different Indian traditional medicine
systems.
How is this Deptt. popularly known to us?
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Which one of the following is a popular
herbal medicine for treating insomnia?
a) Aloe Vera
b) Tulsi
c) Valerian
d) Green Tea
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Who among the following is not one of
‘The Trinity’ of Ayurvedic Knowledge?
a) Charaka
b) Susruta
c) Vagbhata
d) Bhaskaracharya
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Which fruit contains an enzyme that aids
digestion?
a) apple
b) orange
c) papaya
d) pineapple
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Which of the following is an ancient
Sanskrit spiritual text containing some of
the earliest written references to the theory
and practice of Ayurveda?
a) Rigveda
b) Samaveda
c) Jataka Tales
d) Pancha Tantra
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Mahatma Gandhi was reported to have used
a particular medicine, extracted from a
plant, as a tranquilliser. The same plant was
used to extract another well known
medicine - Resarpin.
Which plant is this?
a) Ashwagandha
b) Rhododendron
c) Aloe Vera
d) Sarpagandha
Indian Traditional Medicine Quiz - Prelims
Indian Traditional Medicine Quiz - Prelims
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Natioanl Ayurvedic Day is celebrated on
the birthday of whom?
(The silhouette in the centre of the logo
represents him)
Dhanwantari1
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Since early days, this flower is used as a
cure for sunburn, acne and blemishes. This
medicinal herb also soothes ulcers and
digestive problems. In 2009, this flower
suddenly came into prominence because of
a popular bollywood-song.
Which flower is this?
Genda Phool/Marigold2
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
The song is – ‘Sasural Genda Phool’ from Delhi-6
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
How do we better know a person named
Ramkrishna Yadav, a great practitioner of
Indian traditional medicines?
Baba Ramdev3
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Mentioned in the Yogic texts, Kamalasana
is said to be the most perfect posture.
What is the most well-known alternative
name of this asana?
(It helps to cure constipation, indigestion
and flatulence apart from increasing
concentration)
Padmasana4
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Kamala & Padma – both means Lotus.
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, the
Neelkantha flower is ascribed various
qualities including memory enhancing,
antistress, antidepressant, anticonvulsant,
tranquilizing and sedative properties.
As per mythological belief, after whom the
flower has been named thus?
Lord Shiva5
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
During churning of the milky ocean, the poison or
‘Halahal’ also came out of the ocean which terrified the
Gods and Demons. It was so toxic that it might have
destroyed all of creation. Lord Shiva then came to rescue
and swallowed the poison and held it in his throat. Lord
Shiva therefore became 'Neelkanth'.
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Traditionally, it is believed that a person
who consumes this herbal medicine will
gain horse-like strength.
Identify this one of the most powerful herbs
in Ayurvedic healing.
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Ashwagandha6
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Who is the original
author of the
famous treatise of
Ayurveda –
‘Ashtanga
Sangraha’?
(Later on that book
has been re-edited
by other experts)
Vagbhata7
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Vagbhata was a disciple of Charaka. According to him,
85% of diseases can be cured without a doctor; only 15% of
diseases require a doctor.
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
This mixture of sugar, honey, ghee, amla,
sesame oil, berries, herbs and various
spices, is still prepared as per the
instructions suggested in Ayurvedic texts.
The Royal Physicians of the Devas,
Ashwini Kumar twins, first prepared this
formulation for Chyawan Rishi.
How do we know it today?
Chyawanprash8
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
This animal is capable of sucking three or
four times their own weight in blood. Also,
it produce a natural anti-coagulant that
stops the blood clotting.
Which animal, because of these qualities,
has been used in the surgeries since ancient
times?
Leech9
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
One of the difficult asanas to do, it shares
its name with one of the avatars of Vishnu.
Name it.
Kurmasana10
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Scattered in the northern plains of India as
well as on the west coast of the
subcontinent near Mumbai, this ‘sorrow-
less’ tree (biological name - Saraca asoca)
have major medicinal significance.
Which tree?
Ashoka Tree11
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Fill in the blank :--
The most effective treatment for malaria is
quinine. It is collected from the bark of the
________ tree.
Cinchona12
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Known as ‘the Queen of Spices’, Chilli has
several medical applications including
relieving pain and sprain.
Which alkaloid molecule present in Chilli is
responsible for this?
Capsaicin13
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Reckoned to be an incarnation of
the mythical serpent Ananta, who has been
depicted in these statues?
Patanjali14
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and
Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and
Homoeopathy, is a governmental body in
India set up for the development of the
different Indian traditional medicine
systems.
How is this Deptt. popularly known to us?
AYUSH15
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani,
Siddha and Homoeopathy
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Which one of the following is a popular
herbal medicine for treating insomnia?
a) Aloe Vera
b) Tulsi
c) Valerian
d) Green Tea
Valerian16
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Who among the following is not one of
‘The Trinity’ of Ayurvedic Knowledge?
a) Charaka
b) Susruta
c) Vagbhata
d) Bhaskaracharya
Bhaskaracharya17
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
He was a mathematician and astronomer.
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Which fruit contains an enzyme that aids
digestion?
a) apple
b) orange
c) papaya
d) pineapple
Papaya18
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Papaya is the primary ingredient in many digestive aid
supplements. The enzyme is Papain.
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Which of the following is an ancient
Sanskrit spiritual text containing some of
the earliest written references to the theory
and practice of Ayurveda?
a) Rigveda
b) Samaveda
c) Jataka Tales
d) Pancha Tantra
Rigveda19
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
While fundamentally it is a spiritual text, it includes verses
that discuss the principles of disease and health, including
treatments such as the use of herbs, that form the basis of
Ayurveda.
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
Mahatma Gandhi was reported to have used
a particular medicine, extracted from a
plant, as a tranquilliser. The same plant was
used to extract another well known
medicine - Resarpin.
Which plant is this?
a) Ashwagandha
b) Rhododendron
c) Aloe Vera
d) Sarpagandha
Sarpagandha20
Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
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Indian Traditional Medicine Quiz - Prelims

  • 2. Rules * 20 questions. * Each correct answer results 1 point. * Half Points, as specified, will be available. * Star-marked questions (1, 5, 10, 15 & 20) will be counted to break the ties. * Every decision of the QM is final.
  • 4. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Natioanl Ayurvedic Day is celebrated on the birthday of whom? (The silhouette in the centre of the logo represents him)
  • 5. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Since early days, this flower is used as a cure for sunburn, acne and blemishes. This medicinal herb also soothes ulcers and digestive problems. In 2009, this flower suddenly came into prominence because of a popular bollywood-song. Which flower is this?
  • 6. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath How do we better know a person named Ramkrishna Yadav, a great practitioner of Indian traditional medicines?
  • 7. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Mentioned in the Yogic texts, Kamalasana is said to be the most perfect posture. What is the most well-known alternative name of this asana? (It helps to cure constipation, indigestion and flatulence apart from increasing concentration)
  • 8. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, the Neelkantha flower is ascribed various qualities including memory enhancing, antistress, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, tranquilizing and sedative properties. As per mythological belief, after whom the flower has been named thus?
  • 9. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Traditionally, it is believed that a person who consumes this herbal medicine will gain horse-like strength. Identify this one of the most powerful herbs in Ayurvedic healing.
  • 10. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 11. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Who is the original author of the famous treatise of Ayurveda – ‘Ashtanga Sangraha’? (Later on that book has been re-edited by other experts)
  • 12. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath This mixture of sugar, honey, ghee, amla, sesame oil, berries, herbs and various spices, is still prepared as per the instructions suggested in Ayurvedic texts. The Royal Physicians of the Devas, Ashwini Kumar twins, first prepared this formulation for Chyawan Rishi. How do we know it today?
  • 13. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath This animal is capable of sucking three or four times their own weight in blood. Also, it produce a natural anti-coagulant that stops the blood clotting. Which animal, because of these qualities, has been used in the surgeries since ancient times?
  • 14. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath One of the difficult asanas to do, it shares its name with one of the avatars of Vishnu. Name it.
  • 15. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Scattered in the northern plains of India as well as on the west coast of the subcontinent near Mumbai, this ‘sorrow- less’ tree (biological name - Saraca asoca) have major medicinal significance. Which tree?
  • 16. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Fill in the blank :-- The most effective treatment for malaria is quinine. It is collected from the bark of the ________ tree.
  • 17. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Known as ‘the Queen of Spices’, Chilli has several medical applications including relieving pain and sprain. Which alkaloid molecule present in Chilli is responsible for this?
  • 18. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Reckoned to be an incarnation of the mythical serpent Ananta, who has been depicted in these statues?
  • 19. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, is a governmental body in India set up for the development of the different Indian traditional medicine systems. How is this Deptt. popularly known to us?
  • 20. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Which one of the following is a popular herbal medicine for treating insomnia? a) Aloe Vera b) Tulsi c) Valerian d) Green Tea
  • 21. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Who among the following is not one of ‘The Trinity’ of Ayurvedic Knowledge? a) Charaka b) Susruta c) Vagbhata d) Bhaskaracharya
  • 22. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Which fruit contains an enzyme that aids digestion? a) apple b) orange c) papaya d) pineapple
  • 23. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Which of the following is an ancient Sanskrit spiritual text containing some of the earliest written references to the theory and practice of Ayurveda? a) Rigveda b) Samaveda c) Jataka Tales d) Pancha Tantra
  • 24. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Mahatma Gandhi was reported to have used a particular medicine, extracted from a plant, as a tranquilliser. The same plant was used to extract another well known medicine - Resarpin. Which plant is this? a) Ashwagandha b) Rhododendron c) Aloe Vera d) Sarpagandha
  • 27. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Natioanl Ayurvedic Day is celebrated on the birthday of whom? (The silhouette in the centre of the logo represents him)
  • 28. Dhanwantari1 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 29. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Since early days, this flower is used as a cure for sunburn, acne and blemishes. This medicinal herb also soothes ulcers and digestive problems. In 2009, this flower suddenly came into prominence because of a popular bollywood-song. Which flower is this?
  • 30. Genda Phool/Marigold2 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath The song is – ‘Sasural Genda Phool’ from Delhi-6
  • 31. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath How do we better know a person named Ramkrishna Yadav, a great practitioner of Indian traditional medicines?
  • 32. Baba Ramdev3 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 33. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Mentioned in the Yogic texts, Kamalasana is said to be the most perfect posture. What is the most well-known alternative name of this asana? (It helps to cure constipation, indigestion and flatulence apart from increasing concentration)
  • 34. Padmasana4 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Kamala & Padma – both means Lotus.
  • 35. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, the Neelkantha flower is ascribed various qualities including memory enhancing, antistress, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, tranquilizing and sedative properties. As per mythological belief, after whom the flower has been named thus?
  • 36. Lord Shiva5 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath During churning of the milky ocean, the poison or ‘Halahal’ also came out of the ocean which terrified the Gods and Demons. It was so toxic that it might have destroyed all of creation. Lord Shiva then came to rescue and swallowed the poison and held it in his throat. Lord Shiva therefore became 'Neelkanth'.
  • 37. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Traditionally, it is believed that a person who consumes this herbal medicine will gain horse-like strength. Identify this one of the most powerful herbs in Ayurvedic healing.
  • 38. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 39. Ashwagandha6 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 40. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Who is the original author of the famous treatise of Ayurveda – ‘Ashtanga Sangraha’? (Later on that book has been re-edited by other experts)
  • 41. Vagbhata7 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Vagbhata was a disciple of Charaka. According to him, 85% of diseases can be cured without a doctor; only 15% of diseases require a doctor.
  • 42. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath This mixture of sugar, honey, ghee, amla, sesame oil, berries, herbs and various spices, is still prepared as per the instructions suggested in Ayurvedic texts. The Royal Physicians of the Devas, Ashwini Kumar twins, first prepared this formulation for Chyawan Rishi. How do we know it today?
  • 43. Chyawanprash8 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 44. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath This animal is capable of sucking three or four times their own weight in blood. Also, it produce a natural anti-coagulant that stops the blood clotting. Which animal, because of these qualities, has been used in the surgeries since ancient times?
  • 45. Leech9 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 46. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath One of the difficult asanas to do, it shares its name with one of the avatars of Vishnu. Name it.
  • 47. Kurmasana10 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 48. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Scattered in the northern plains of India as well as on the west coast of the subcontinent near Mumbai, this ‘sorrow- less’ tree (biological name - Saraca asoca) have major medicinal significance. Which tree?
  • 49. Ashoka Tree11 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 50. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Fill in the blank :-- The most effective treatment for malaria is quinine. It is collected from the bark of the ________ tree.
  • 51. Cinchona12 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 52. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Known as ‘the Queen of Spices’, Chilli has several medical applications including relieving pain and sprain. Which alkaloid molecule present in Chilli is responsible for this?
  • 53. Capsaicin13 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 54. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Reckoned to be an incarnation of the mythical serpent Ananta, who has been depicted in these statues?
  • 55. Patanjali14 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 56. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, is a governmental body in India set up for the development of the different Indian traditional medicine systems. How is this Deptt. popularly known to us?
  • 57. AYUSH15 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy
  • 58. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Which one of the following is a popular herbal medicine for treating insomnia? a) Aloe Vera b) Tulsi c) Valerian d) Green Tea
  • 59. Valerian16 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath
  • 60. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Who among the following is not one of ‘The Trinity’ of Ayurvedic Knowledge? a) Charaka b) Susruta c) Vagbhata d) Bhaskaracharya
  • 61. Bhaskaracharya17 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath He was a mathematician and astronomer.
  • 62. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Which fruit contains an enzyme that aids digestion? a) apple b) orange c) papaya d) pineapple
  • 63. Papaya18 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Papaya is the primary ingredient in many digestive aid supplements. The enzyme is Papain.
  • 64. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Which of the following is an ancient Sanskrit spiritual text containing some of the earliest written references to the theory and practice of Ayurveda? a) Rigveda b) Samaveda c) Jataka Tales d) Pancha Tantra
  • 65. Rigveda19 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath While fundamentally it is a spiritual text, it includes verses that discuss the principles of disease and health, including treatments such as the use of herbs, that form the basis of Ayurveda.
  • 66. Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath Mahatma Gandhi was reported to have used a particular medicine, extracted from a plant, as a tranquilliser. The same plant was used to extract another well known medicine - Resarpin. Which plant is this? a) Ashwagandha b) Rhododendron c) Aloe Vera d) Sarpagandha
  • 67. Sarpagandha20 Quiz Contest KVS Social Science Exhibition 2017-18 Q.M. - Somnath