Self-Quiz for "The Rays and the Initiations"
TITLE: Self-Quiz for "The Rays and the Initiations"

LENGTH: 100 questions in random order

TEXTBOOK PAGES: 338-384

DESCRIPTION: This quiz is based upon the Student's Overview of the book "The Rays and the Initiations" by Alice A. Bailey, and was created with a three-fold purpose in mind:
1) To help Quantify the teachings
2) To help students Qualify their comprehension of the material
3) To be utilized as part of a multi-modal approach to the study of the Ageless Wisdom

INSTRUCTIONS: Please select the answer that most closely applies. The quiz may be taken 'open book' or by memory/intuition. Students will be shown their score and will be able to review all answers after submission.

DISCLAIMER: All results will be tallied anonymously. No personal information is collected.

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50. The bridge to be built is frequently called the Rainbow Bridge because it is constituted of all the colors of the Seven Rays. (Pg. 369)
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53. To which group does the following quote from Rule 3 apply? "Triple the call must be and long it takes to sound forth. Let the disciple sound the call across the desert, over all the seas and through the fires which separate him from the veiled and hidden door." (Pg. 343)
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19. The energy of the Impressions received from the 3 worlds, the Soul and the Spiritual Triad, is essentially a Light Bearer. It is both Illumined when ______ contacts are present, and serves as an Illuminator where the ______ planes are concerned. (Pg. 376)
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69. Which Initiation is related to the 4th Ray, the Heart center, Harmony, Sacrifice and the Buddhic plane? (Pg. 350)
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41. To which group does the following quote from Rule 10 apply? "The rules for work within the veils of Maya are known and have been used. Let the group widen all the rents within those veils and thus let in the light. Let the Army of the Voice be heard no more." (Pg. 344)
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3. Which thread is the basis of Continuity of Consciousness, and embodies the response of the consciousness within the form to the pull of the Soul? (Pg. 360)
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42. Which plane is indicated by the words Soul Perception, Higher Awareness and the recognition of the Intuition by the lower mind. (Pg. 364)
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91. The period covered by the conscious building of the Antahkarana is that from the final stages of the Path of ______ to the Third Initiation. (Pg. 363)
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63. Humanity, on a large scale, stands at the threshold of taking either the ______ or the ______ Initiations. (Pg. 378)
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38. Which is NOT true regarding the Dual Life of a Disciple? (Pg. 356)
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92. The First Initiation is, and always has been, Mass Initiation, even when individually registered and recorded. (Pg. 374)
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14. In connection with the Personality, Fifth Ray energy works in 3 ways: As the ______ of the Physical body, as the ______ agent of the Astral body and as the ______ agent of the Mental body. (Pg. 377)
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52. To which group does the following quote from Rule 6 apply? "Let the group know that life is one and naught can ever take or touch that Life. Let the group know the vivid, flaming, drenching Life that floods the fourth when the fifth is known." (Pg.
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58. The masses of men in the world now stand at the threshold of the ______ Initiation. (Pg. 374)
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55. The united activities of the Sixth Ray, governing the Astral plane and those coming from Pisces, have created the unique condition in which the 'race of men' can stand before the planetary Initiator, the Christ. (Pg. 373)
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33. To which group does the following quote from Rule 9 apply? "Let the disciple merge himself within the circle of other selves. Let but one colour blend them and their unity appear. Only when the group is known and sensed can energy be wisely emanated." (Pg. 344)
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16. Which Ray energy conditions the process of the Second Initiation? (Pg. 373)
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11. Which Initiation is related to the 5th Ray, the Ajna center, Integration, Science and the 5th Ray? (Pg. 350)
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49. Eventually, the ______ is all that is left to a Disciple of the active and intensely powerful Astral life which he has lived for so long. (Pg. 357)
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7. The ______ world is only entered when the aspirant has acquired some ability to center himself on the ______ levels of the Mental plane. (Pg. 338)
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93. To which group does the following quote from Rule 8 apply? "When the man nears the portal, the greater 7 must awaken and bring forth response from the lesser 7 upon the double circle." (Pg. 344)
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13. Which is NOT an effect of the Seventh Ray upon Humanity during the process of the First Initiation? (Pg. 372)
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43. It is wise to note that an Initiation is a climaxing ______, brought about as the result of progress made by the Disciple. (Pg. 377)
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88. The concept which has to supersede the old view of Initiation is that of ______ and not that of the ______. (Pg. 350)
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60. To which group does the following quote from Rule 11 apply? "Let the man transfer the fire from the lower triangle to the higher and preserve that which is created through the fire at the midway point." (Pg. 345)
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47. Which Initiation is related to the 7th Ray, the Sacral center, Relationship and the Physical plane? (Pg. 350)
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67. To which group does the following quote from Rule 13 apply? "Let the group prepare to reveal the hidden mystery, to demonstrate the higher meaning of the lessons learned." (Pg. 345)
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64. Which level of Consciousness is indicated by the words Awareness of the unity and purpose of Life, Will, Direction, Oneness and the influence of the Triad? (Pg. 365)
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26. Which thread is the basis of immortality, embodies the Will and purpose aspect, and is linked with both the Head and Heart centers? (Pg. 360)
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82. The Door of Initiation is electrical in nature, serving as a repelling force, until the Man becomes of the same vibration as the Door itself. (Pg. 352)
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89. Which of the following are False? (Pg. 347)
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24. Which is NOT one of the three Worlds of Human evolution? (Pg. 346)
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70. Subhuman lives display ______ and ______. (Pg. 338)
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80. Which Initiation is related to Hierarchy, the 4 Rays of Attribute, Sensitivity, Consciousness and Planetary Choice? (Pg. 350)
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77. Which Initiation releases the Initiate from the planes of unprincipled substance, the lowest 3 subplanes of the Cosmic Physical plane? (Pg. 353)
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85. In preparation for the Third Initiation, the Personality must be so ______ and so insensitive to the material attractions of the 3 worlds that there is nothing within the Initiate which could offset the divine initiatory activity. (Pg. 381)
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97. Human lives display ______ and ______. (Pg. 338)
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79. The 'Lighted Way' is the illumined bridge. It is built through ______ and constructed through the constant effort to draw forth the ______. (Pg. 359)
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23. Initiates stand before the Planetary Logos for the first time at the ______ Initiation. (Pg. 381)
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8. Which level of Consciousness is indicated by the words Awareness of the Soul within the form, Intelligence, Action, Expression and the influence of the consecrated Personality? (Pg. 365)
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72. Which is NOT one of the 3 major areas of thought wherein Fifth Ray energy is dominant? (Pg. 376)
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90. Which two Rays typically find the process of creative visualization the most difficult? (Pg. 368)
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51. Which of the following are NOT involved in the Third Initiation? (Pg. 382)
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84. At each Initiation, the man becomes the ______ of the energy which pours through him, for the stepping down and the safe distribution of energy to the masses. (Pg. 382)
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71. What is meant by the emergence into manifestation of the Subjective Aspect in Man? (Pg. 339)
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18. To which group does the following quote from Rule 12 apply? "Let the group serve as Aquarius indicates; let Mercury speed the group upon the upward Way and let Taurus bring illumination and the attainment of the vision; let the mark of the Saviour, as the group toils in Pisces, be seen above the aura of the group." (Pg. 345)
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45. To which group does the following quote from Rule 1 apply? "Let the man search within the heart's deep cave. If the fire burns bright, warming his brother yet heating not himself, the house has come for making application to stand before the Door." (Pg. 343)
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98. Which Initiation is related to the 6th Ray, the Solar Plexus center, Glamour, Dedication and Devotion and the Astral plane? (Pg. 350)
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61. There is no Initiation for a Disciple until he has consciously begun to build the ______, thus bringing the ______ and the highest aspects of Mind into a close relationship. (Pg. 357)
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10. The stream of ______ energy coming into our planetary Life from the constellation Pisces, has for ______ years conditioned human experience. (Pg. 373)
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4. Which is NOT true regarding the transmutation of Emotion into Love? (Pg. 339)
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54. It is the passing out of the ______ Age with its type of energy, and the coming into power of the ______ Age, which will make the new world possible. (Pg. 374)
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15. To which group does the following quote from Rule 4 apply? "Let the group see that all 18 fires die down and the lesser lives return to the reservoir of life, which must be accomplished by via the evocation of the Will." (Pg. 343)
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81. To which group does the following quote from Rule 14 apply? "Listen, touch, see, apply, know; express, reveal, destroy and resurrect." (Pg. 345)
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28. The Soul, in its own nature, is group conscious and has no individual ambitions or individual interests. It is not at all interested in the aims of its Personality. It is the Soul which is the Initiate. (Pg. 350)
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94. Which is NOT a major factor in the Repolarization of the 'lower man'? (Pg. 338)
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22. At the 3rd Initiation, when the direction of the energy is consciously undertaken, the ______ center is controlled by the indwelling Spirit of man, who responds to the ancient premise that 'energy follows thought'. (Pg. 383
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74. The Sixth Ray produces a pronounced conflict between the lower and the higher self. (Pg. 374)
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9. Which is/are major factor(s) involved with the Dual Life of a Disciple? (Pg. 355)
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48. Which Ray is closely allied with the Thought-form making ability in the three worlds? (Pg. 375)
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76. Which Initiation is related to the 3rd Ray, the Throat center, Creativity, Fixation and the Monadic plane? (Pg. 350)
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12. The process of Projection includes which main activity? (Pg. 368)
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87. The Second Initiation involves the purifying effect of the Fire aspect of Water. (Pg. 378)
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59. Which plane is indicated by the words Consciousness of the Spiritual Will upon the Third plane of Divine manifestation. (Pg. 364)
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66. Which is NOT true? "We must begin to have a more exact idea as to the distinctions existing between the Thinker, the Apparatus of Thought and Thought itself, beginning with its dual esoteric function:" (Pg. 358)
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99. To which group does the following quote from Rule 7 apply? "Let the group life emit the Word of invocation and thus evoke response within those distant Ashrams where move the Chohans of the race of men." (Pg. 344)
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20. Which Initiation is related to the 2nd Ray, the Head center, Attraction, the Eternal Pilgrim and the Logoic plane? (Pg. 350)
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44. Which aspect of Mind is indicated by the quote? "This expresses itself most completely through the Fifth Ray of Science, reflecting the lower phase of the Will aspect of divinity, and summarizing within itself all knowledge and Egoic memory." (Pg. 363)
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56. Which Initiation is related to Shamballa, the 3 Rays of Aspect, Existence, Beingness and the 7 Higher Paths? (Pg. 350)
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39. The Ajna center, governing the Third Initiation, is placed symbolically between the two eyes, signifying the twofold direction of the Initiate's life energy; ______ into the world of men and ______ towards the divine Life and Source of all Being. (Pg. 383)
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96. Which level of Consciousness is indicated by the words Awareness of the Self as the Soul, Love, Attraction, Relation and the influence of the Soul? (Pg. 365)
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31. Which is NOT one of the three Levels of the Mental plane? (Pg. 346)
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100. Masters take the higher Initiations in their light-body, so the physical brain is never a factor. (Pg. 355)
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2. Since each Initiation is governed by a specific Ray, Disciples can only achieve Initiation if their Soul Ray is the same as the Ray which governs a specific Initiation. (Pg. 371)
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34. The major need is to relate the Spiritual Triad, consciously and effectively, with the Personality. This is done through the ______ work of the Personality, the ______ power of the Triad and the ______ activity of the Soul. (Pg. 365)
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68. Which aspect of Mind is indicated by the quote? "This reveals itself under the influence of the First Ray of Will, reflecting the higher aspect of the Will aspect of deity, or the Atmic principles." (Pg. 363)
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17. There is a definite gap in the ______ plane, a break in continuity or conscious contact, wherein there is no automatic channeling of higher energies. Thus the teachings of the ______ are required. (Pg. 347)
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57. Students should train themselves to distinguish between the ______ and the ______; between the Life thread and the thread of Consciousness. (Pg. 360)
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29. Superhuman lives display ______ and ______. (Pg. 338)
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73. In the case of the accepted Disciple, who is in preparation for Initiation, the term applied to this system of integrated energies is ______. (Pg. 371)
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6. Which is NOT one of the three Worlds of Superhuman Evolution? (Pg. 346)
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35. All human beings must finally express the quality and livingness of one of the three Rays of Aspect, even if in time and space, their Souls may originally be upon one of the four Rays of Attribute. (Pg. 371)
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32. It might be said that the ______ exists because the ______ exists and requires a focal point upon the physical plane. (Pg. 375)
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30. "Before a man can tread the Path, he must ______ the Path." (Pg. 365)
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46. Self-Exertion will eventually lead a to ______. (Pg. 338)
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75. The reorientation required in preparation for the Second Initiation is largely undertaken upon the ______ plane. (Pg. 373)
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40. Which aspect of Mind is indicated by the quote? "This is the Soul itself, governed by the second aspect of all the Rays. It reflects the lower phase of the love aspect of divinity and summarized in itself the results of all knowledge, which is Wisdom illuminated by Intuition." (Pg. 363)
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37. A man's whole effort is to become aware of the Soul and to transmute his consciousness into that of the Soul, while still preserving the consciousness of the Personality. (Pg. 362)
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25. To which group does the following quote from Rule 5 apply? "Let the man see to it that the Solar Angel dims the light of the Lunar angels, remaining the sole luminary in the microcosmic sky." (Pg. 343)
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65. To which group does the following quote from Rule 2 apply? "When the application has been made, let the disciple withdraw that application and forget it has been made." (Pg. 343)
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21. The First Initiation might be regarded as the goal and reward of the ______ experience. (Pg. 377)
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27. The Initiation process can be witnessed in the dual life of a Disciple by: (Pg. 370)
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62. All basic and fundamental changes taking place upon the Physical plane are necessarily the result of inner subjective causes emanating from some level of the divine consciousness. (Pg. 342)
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5. Which is NOT a part of the process of Projection? (Pg. 369)
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36. When a man is beginning to demonstrate the qualities of his Ray, he will be prepared through tests, trials and temptations for those final stages of development which put into his power _______. (Pg. 340)
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78. Which Initiation is related to the 1st Ray, the Root center, Will, Purpose and the Atmic plane? (Pg. 350)
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1. The Fires of which all things are made are electrical in nature, and it is only when Solar Fire is dominated by Fire by Friction that the first four Initiations can be taken. (Pg. 352)
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86. The building of the Antahkarana is rarely occurring now, even in the case of very earnest students. (Pg. 359)
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95. Which plane is indicated by the words Divine consciousness, and an aspect of Solar awareness? (Pg. 364)
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83. Which plane is indicated by the words Persistent, conscious, Spiritual awareness, Hierarchy and the middle. (Pg. 364)
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