Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 42 of 90)

  1. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Mimamsa
      • Abyatha Khyati
      • Nyaya Vaisesika
      • Akhyati
      • Advaita Vedanta
      • Anivachaniya Khyati
      • Samkhya
      • Sat-Asat Khyati
  2. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Locke

    2. Spinoza

    3. Descartes

    4. Leibnitz

    1. Pre-established Harmony

    2. Inter-actionism

    3. Parallelism

    4. Representations

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
  3. Berkeley makes use of the empiricist doctrines of Locke to establish idealism and thereby to refute

    1. rationalism and nominalism

    2. realismand scepticism

    3. monism and dualism

    4. materialism and atheism

  4. An argument must satisfy which one of the following conditions to establish the truth of its conclusion?

    1. The argument must be valid irrespective of the truth of the premises

    2. The argument must be valid and its major premise must be true

    3. The argument must be valid and its minor premise must be true

    4. The argument must be valid and all its premises must be true

  5. Which one of the following argument is valid?

    1. If Sohan has quit the club, then Rohan will need a new dance parter. Therefore, Sohan has quit the club.

    2. If Sohan has quit the club, then Rohan will need a new dance partner. Sohan has quit the club. Hence, Rohan will need a new dance partner

    3. If Gopal was physicist, then he was a scientist, Gopal was a scientist. So he was a physicist

    4. There are one thousand lottery tickets and only one will win. Almost everyone with a ticket will lose. I have a ticket, I will lost.

  6. An argument is said to be valid in virtue of

    1. its form

    2. its contents

    3. both its form and content

    4. truth of its conclusion

  7. Match incorrect below given ones:

    1. Carvakas-N/A

    2. Nyaya-Vaisesika

    3. Sankhya-yoga

    4. Jainism-N/A

  8. Which one of the following distinctions exists in Brahman according to Ramanuja

    1. Vijatiya

    2. Sajatiya

    3. Svagata

    4. Bahya

  9. Which one of the following is not acceptable to Ramanuja?

    1. Brahman is qualified

    2. Brahman is Ishvara

    3. Jivas merge in Ishwara and have no separate identity

    4. Jivas is not identical with Bahman

  10. The view that universals have no existence independently of being thought and are more names, is held by

    1. Conceptualists

    2. Realists

    3. Nominalists

    4. Critical realists

  11. Which one of the following statements illustrates Platonic theory of universals?

    1. Universals alone are real

    2. Universals and particulars are equally real

    3. Universals are copies of particulars

    4. Universals are not real entities but are only concepts

  12. Match List-I (Statements) with List-II (Fallacies) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Aristotle

    2. Spinoza

    3. Kant

    1. Transcendental Unity of Apperception

    2. Pre-established Harmony

    3. Unmoved Mover

    4. Intellectual Love of God

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  13. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. I and O propositions have existential import

    2. A and E propositions existential import

    3. A and E propositions no existential import

    4. If we use a universal proposition with which we intend to assert existence, we require two propositions; one existential in force but particular, the other universal but not existential in force

    1. True on the modern (Boolean) interpretation only

    2. True both on the traditional and modern (Boolean) interpretation

    3. True on the traditional, but not on the modern (Boolean) interpretation

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
  14. On the moder interpretation of the traditional categorical A, E, I and O, which one of the following statements about their inter-relationships is true?

    1. A and E remain contraries, and I and O continue to be subcontrarier; but A and O, and E and I cease to be contradictories

    2. A and E cease to be contraries, and I and O cease to be subcontrariers; and A and O, and E and I remain contradictories

    3. I and O continue to be subcontraries

    4. A and E to be contraries

  15. All soldiers are one hundred per cent dedicated persons. All one hundred per cent dedicated persons are successful. Therefore, some successful persons are soldiers. Considers the following statements:

    1. This syllogism is valid in Aristotelian logic

    2. This syllogism is invalid in modern logic

    3. This syllogism is valid in both

    Aristotelian and modern logics

    Which of the above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3