Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 27 of 90)

  1. Which is the following are valid argument forms?

    1. (R-S) - (R. P) ~ R-S/-R. P

    2. (R. S) - (p. q) ~ (R. S)/-~ (p. q)

    3. (R-S) (M-R). S-R/Q (R-M) c

    4. p/-p-q

  2. The conclusion p-~ r follows from the premises (1) p-q and r-~ q. Which of the following rules are employed?

    1. Simplification

    2. Disjuctive syllogism

    3. Transposition

    4. Double Negation

    5. Hypothetical syllogism

      1. 1, 3 and 5

      2. 2 and 4

      3. 3, 4 and 5

      4. 2, 3 and 4

  3. According to Moore, the mistake of deducing conclusion about what ought to be from premises about ‘what is the case’ and vice versa leads to

    1. Category mistake

    2. Fallacy of circularity

    3. Naturalistic fallacy

    4. None of the above

  4. Which of the following views are NOT held by R M Hare?

    1. Value judgements are expressive of attitude

    2. Value judgements are universalizable

    3. Value judgements are reducible to factual statements

    4. Value judgements are supervenient on factual statements

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 2 and 4

  5. ‘My grandfather was a good man’ This is

    1. statement of fact

    2. non-moral value judgement

    3. moral value judgement

    4. relation of ideas