Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 31 of 90)

  1. Truth of any cognition lies in its utilitarian value. This view is known as

    1. Emotive theory

    2. Coherence theory

    3. Pragmatic theory

    4. Semantic theory

  2. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I (Theory) List-II (School/System)
    1. Anirvacaniyakhyati

    2. Satkhyati

    3. Atmakhyati

    4. Anyathakhati

    1. Yogacaras

    2. Naiyayikas

    3. Vishishtadvaita

    4. Advaitins

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  3. Which one of the following statements correctly illustrate the theory of Akhyati?

    1. Error is due to non-apprehension of the distinction between two cognitions

    2. Error is due to misapprehension of any fact of cognition

    3. Error is due to wrong synthesis of two separate facts

    4. Error is primarily due to some defect in the bodily organ

  4. ‘Error consists in not cognizing the difference between the real and illusory object’ This view is advocated by

    1. Kumarila

    2. Prabhakara

    3. Sankara

    4. Nyaya-Vaisesika

  5. Which one of the following holds anirvacaniyakhyati as a theory of error?

    1. Ramanuja-vedanta

    2. Sankhya

    3. Prabhakara-Mimansa

    4. Sankara-vedanta

  6. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I (Concept) List-II (Thinker)
    1. Monad had consciousness

    2. Matter does not have consciousness

    3. Mind and matter are attributes of substance

    1. Descartes

    2. Spinoza

    3. Leibnitz

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  7. Which one of the following is the Spinozistic account on the issue of matter and mind?

    1. Mind and matter are two independent substances

    2. Mind and matter are two attributes (thought and extension) of the substance which men can conceive as the essence of the substance.

    3. The relation between mind and matter is pre-established

    4. Mattar and mind are two entities out of which the former is primary and the latter is derivative

  8. For Leibnitz, monad is windowless because

    1. it is absolutely free from external influence

    2. it is extended

    3. it is a composite body

    4. it is something material

  9. Consider the following statements:

    1. The premises and the conclusion of a valid argument must be true

    2. Arguments are either true or false

    3. A sound argument must have true conclusion

    4. If the premises are true, the conclusion of an argument must be true

    Which of these statements is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 3

    2. only 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4