Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 43 of 90)

  1. Match List-I (Philosophers) with List-II (Theories) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Berkeley

    2. Hume

    3. Kant

    1. Scepticism

    2. Subjective idealism

    3. Representationism

    4. Synthetic a priori judgement

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  2. Which one of the following has a valid mood in which the major term is the subject of a particular negative propostion?

    1. The first figure

    2. The third figure

    3. The fourth figure

    4. The second figure

  3. In which figure (s) of syllogism, is the mood EAE valid?

    1. Only in the first figure

    2. Only in the first and second figures

    3. Only in the first and fourth figures

    4. Only in the second figure

  4. Consider the following moods:

    1. EAE

    2. AEE

    3. EAO

    4. EIO

    The mood (s) valid in all the figure is/are:

    1. 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 4 only

  5. Two-valuedness of sentential calculus depends mainly on the admission of

    1. The law of identity

    2. The law of contradiction

    3. The law of excluded middle

    4. The law of double negation

  6. ‘p-q’ an be equivalently re-written as

    1. ~ (~ p. ~ q)

    2. (~ p. ~ q)

    3. ~ (p. ~ q)

    4. ~ (~ p. q)

  7. Which one of the following is not a tautology?

    1. (q-p) - (p-p)

    2. (p-q) - (q. ~ q)

    3. p-[p- (p-q) ]

    4. (p. ~ p) -1

  8. Which of the following sentence forms is a contradiction?

    1. (~ p-~ q) - (p-q)

    2. (~ p-~ q) (p. q).

    3. (~ p-~ q). [~ (p-q) ]

    4. ~ p-q

  9. Match List-I (Truth-functional Connectives) with List-II (Respective Rules) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Conjuction

    2. Disjuction

    3. Equivalence

    4. Implication

    1. Is true even if one of its constituents is false

    2. Is false even if one of its constituents is false

    3. Is true even if both of its constituents are false

    4. Is false if only of its constituents is true

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
  10. ‘Mohan will marry Kiran even if Kiran is poor provided Kiran loves Mohan, and Mohan does not marry Kiran.’ Which one of the following propositions is a valid deduction from the proposition given above?

    1. Kiran is not poor and Kiran does not love Mohan

    2. Kiran is not poor or Kiran does not love Mohan

    3. Kiran is not poor

    4. Kiran does not love Mohan

  11. Gandhi's view on the relation between the God and Truth is that

    1. God is superior to Truth

    2. Truth is superior to God

    3. Truth and God are identical

    4. God and Truth are distinct

  12. Ahimsa is an ethical concept central to

    1. Gandhian ethics

    2. Jaina ethics

    3. Buddhist ethics

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  13. “Satya and Ahimsa are convertible” implies

    1. They are intertwined

    2. The only inevitable means to truth is ahimsa

    3. Himsa is violation of truth

    4. All the above three

  14. Dukhasamudaya in Buddhism means

    1. One of the eightfold paths

    2. The existence of suffering

    3. The cessation of surffering

    4. The causes of suffering

  15. The relation between premisses and conclusion of a valid argument can best be described as the relation or

    1. material implication

    2. entailment

    3. conjunction

    4. causal implication