How Much Do You Know About Meditation?

Quiet your mind and settle in for a peaceful quiz on meditation. How much do you know about this ancient practice? Enough to pass this quiz? Take a deep breath in and begin!
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Meditation is focused on training which part of a human being?
Your mind
Your body
Your spirit
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What is focused attention meditation?
You focus your mind on just one thing.
You focus on every thought that pops up.
You give up on the idea of focus.
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OMM stands for what kind of meditation?
Open mind meditation
Open monitoring meditation
Open magic meditation
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Meditation can help you improve your "qi," which is what?
Life force
Emotion
Health
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Samatha meditation is designed to help you do what?
Balance your chakras
Tame your mind
Improve your health
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How can meditation change the brain's aging process?
It can slow it down.
It can completely stop the aging process.
It can speed it up.
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How can meditation prevent you from becoming ill?
Boosts your immune system
Increases your blood flow
Helps you to visualize killing germs
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About how long must you practice meditation before your brain begins to change?
8 weeks
8 months
8 days
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Ultimately, mindfulness is just what?
New age mumbo jumbo
A path to enlightenment
Exercise for your mind
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Some experts say you should AVOID meditation at what part of the day?
At bedtime
After lunch
First thing in the morning
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An altered state of consciousness is any brain state different than a normal waking state that features what kind of brain waves?
Beta
Alpha
Gamma
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In loving-kindness meditation, meditators start by developing compassion for what?
Loved ones
Enemies
Themselves
Result
You've heard of meditation and know a bit about the benefits of a daily practice. Yet, there's still so much left to learn! You're familiar with the art of meditation but are still a novice at best. Worry not, with a little time and patience, you too will know this practice well.

C+, Meditation Novice

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You know the basics of Meditation, but you're not quite as invested in the benefits or rituals as some. Still, you showed a baseline understanding and a willingness to dive deeper into this spiritual practice. Breathe in and breathe out, you passed this quiz with ease!

B+, Meditation Average

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Take a deep breath in and let the feeling of victory wash over you. Not only do you practice meditation in your everyday life, but you now the benefits and history of this practice well. You don't just talk the talk when it comes to meditation, you walk the walk!

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1
Meditation is focused on training which part of a human being?
Your mind
Your body
Your spirit
2
What is focused attention meditation?
You focus your mind on just one thing.
You focus on every thought that pops up.
You give up on the idea of focus.
3
OMM stands for what kind of meditation?
Open mind meditation
Open monitoring meditation
Open magic meditation
4
Meditation can help you improve your "qi," which is what?
Life force
Emotion
Health
5
Samatha meditation is designed to help you do what?
Balance your chakras
Tame your mind
Improve your health
6
How can meditation change the brain's aging process?
It can slow it down.
It can completely stop the aging process.
It can speed it up.
7
How can meditation prevent you from becoming ill?
Boosts your immune system
Increases your blood flow
Helps you to visualize killing germs
8
About how long must you practice meditation before your brain begins to change?
8 weeks
8 months
8 days
9
Ultimately, mindfulness is just what?
New age mumbo jumbo
A path to enlightenment
Exercise for your mind
10
Some experts say you should AVOID meditation at what part of the day?
At bedtime
After lunch
First thing in the morning
11
An altered state of consciousness is any brain state different than a normal waking state that features what kind of brain waves?
Beta
Alpha
Gamma
12
In loving-kindness meditation, meditators start by developing compassion for what?
Loved ones
Enemies
Themselves