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April 2019
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Posted on: Apr 04, 2019

Quiz on Uncle Lion’s Tales - 11

In May 2015, Radio Sai offered the first episode of Uncle Lion’s Tales series. The intention was to convey values in a visually engaging format, meant especially for children and teenagers.

Since then 85 such stories have been published and the response from viewers has been highly encouraging.

Even as we prepare to present more such animated value stories, maybe it is a good idea to revisit these tales and perhaps spend more time with them so that we make the most of what we have now.

Below are some suggested group specific activities for gurus of Bal Vikas / SSE / EHV to use as a guide for a class activity post joint viewing of the Episode of Uncle Lion’s Tales. A parent / grandparent viewing the episode with their ward can also use these to impart values / good habits.

We invite gurus to send in any other questions that they raised in class through which they were able to impart valuable teaching or provoke a meaningful discussion.

Questions Based on the story - Whatever happens is for Good – Uncle Lion’s Tales, Episode 20.

Quiz on Uncle Lion's Tales Part 01 | Part 02 | Part 03 | Part 04 | Part 05 | Part 06 | Part 07 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10

 

For Group 2

For children aged between 9 and 12

The questions are related to the episode but not necessarily based on it.  EHV gurus can skip the questions that would not conform to their syllabus.

 

 

1. Fill in the blanks:

1. When you surrender to the Lord, He will _______ you and guard you like the _______ guard the eye.

2. Where there is _______ and love, everything else will be added unto such a person.

3. Why _______ when I am here?

4. You must always be smiling and _______.

5. Pleasure is an interval between two _______.

6. Your happiness is My _______.

7. God is always with you, _______ you, _______ you, _______ you and below you.


CORRECT ANSWER


 

DIVIDER


2. What did the king say he was imprisoning the minister for?

a. His arrogance

b. His indifference

c. His rudeness

d. His harshness



CORRECT ANSWER


 

DIVIDER


3. The king went hunting for pleasure. The tribesmen wanted to make a sacrificial offering of a human being who did not belong to their tribe in order to make their God happy.

Which of the following statements are true when we compare both acts?

a. Both acts are similar because they offer the person(s) hunting / killing temporary happiness

b. Both acts are similar because they cause lasting pain to some other living being.

c. Both acts are very different from each other.

d. The temporary happiness from both acts can be achieved by other peaceful means.


CORRECT ANSWER



DIVIDER

The two questions below are open ended for discussion. You could encourage the older students of Group-2 to write out the answers in about 100 – 150 words. Do upload the best of the entries from your class on the comments section below the quiz.

4. “paśya me pārtha rūpāṇi śataśo’tha sahasraśaḥ nānā-vidhāni divyāni nānā-varṇākṛtīni ca”

Does this statement from the Bhagawad Gita help us to follow Swami’s commands of “Help ever, Hurt never”? Explain.

DIVIDER


5. What do you think were the good and bad qualities in the king? Would you call him a “bad” person or a “good person”? Why?


DIVIDER

 

Group 3 and above

 

The following questions are open ended and intended to provoke meaningful class discussions. Gurus are welcome to encourage their students to write out the answers in about 300 to 500 words each, select the best answers for each question and to upload them on the comments section below the quiz:

1. In the Bhagawad Gita sloka, “trividham narakasyedam dvāram nāśanam-ātmana:” we are asked to sacrifice or give up three things. What are they? Would God be pleased with these offerings or with animal / human sacrifice? Why?

2. Which of the Bhaja Govindam slokas is your favourite prescription for happiness at all times? Explain your choice.

3. Do you think the king could have reacted differently if the minister had chosen to convey the message differently? Hint: “satyam bruyat, priyam bruyat, na bruyat satyam apriyam”). Explain with the example of an incident from your life how you understood the power of words.

 

For Group 1 questions, go here please

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- Radio Sai Team

 
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