Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 56 of 90)

  1. Which of the following are associated with the calculus of pleasure?

    1. Certainty, propinquity

    2. Facundity, purity

    3. Quality, temperance

    4. Intensity, duration

    Select the correct answer by using the code given below:

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  2. ‘Paradox of Hedonism’ means

    1. Pleasures have contradictory characteristics

    2. The more one runs after pleasure, the more it eludes him

    3. Seeking one's own happiness conflicts with seeking the happiness of others

    4. Pleasures differ both in quality and in quantity

  3. The absence of a relation between two things in the past, the present and the future is known as

    1. Pragabhava

    2. Pradhvamsabhava

    3. Atyantabhava

    4. Anyonyabhava

  4. The atoms of Five elements are eternal, because

    1. They consist of smallest parts

    2. They are produced out of some elemental things

    3. They are partless and without origination

    4. They are spiritual entities

  5. Akasa, according to the Nyaya-Vaisesika, is the substratum of the quality of

    1. Taste

    2. Sound

    3. Smell

    4. Colour

  6. The statements that ‘God has not created evil, but has permitted evil’ reflects

    1. Freedom of God

    2. Freedom of Nature

    3. Freedom of Society

    4. Freedom of Self

  7. Match List-I (Doctrine) with List-II (Thinkers) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. There are only particulars

    2. There are universals over and above particulars

    3. Both universals and particulars are real

    4. Universals are imaginary

    1. Buddhists

    2. Nominalists

    3. Realists

    4. Nyaya

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
  8. Match List-I (Name of the Philosopher) with List-II (The Theory Regarding the Relation Between Mind and Body) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Descartes

    2. Spinoza

    3. Leibnitz

    1. Parallelism

    2. Pre-established harmony

    3. Interactionism

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  9. Which one of the following is not correct according to the eight-fold path of Buddhism?

    1. Samyag drsti, Samyag sankalpa, Samyag karmanta, Samyag-ajiva

    2. Samyag drsti, Samyag vyayama, Samyag smrti, Samyag Samadhi

    3. Samyag karmanta, Samyag-ajiva, Samyag samskara, Smyag bhavana

    4. Samyag drsti, Samyag karmanta

    Samyag smrti, Samyag samadhi.

  10. Consider the following associated with Jainism: The soul in its intrinsic nature possesses

    1. infinite faith, infinite knowledge

    2. infinite dharma and Adharma

    3. infinite bliss, infinite power

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  11. Consider the following statements:

    1. Monads are the true atoms.

    2. Monads are indivisble and immortal.

    3. Monads have no windows.

    4. Monads depend on others for their existence.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  12. Consider the case that my body undergoes tissue-damage and I experience painfeeling. Now examine the following statements describing the relation between the event of tissue-damage and the event of pain-feeling:

    1. Whenever pain-feeling occurs in me, it is invariably due to tissue-damage in my body.

    2. The occurrence of tissue-damage is a modification under the attribute of extension.

    3. The occurrence of pain-feeling is a modification under the attribute of thought.

    4. Tissue-damage and pain-feeling are two aspects of one and the same underlying reality.

    Which of the statements given above are true of Spinoza's position on mind-body relation?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  13. Which one of the following statements would not be accetable to Descartes?

    1. I am merely present in my body as a sailor is present in a ship

    2. I am not merely present in my body as a sailor is present in a ship

    3. I am very closely joined to my body and intermingled with it

    4. I and my body form a unit.

  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. Error is only non-apprehension

    2. Error is only misapprehension

    3. Error is not only non-apprehension but also misapprehension

    Which of the statements given above was/were acceptable to Prabhakara?

    1. 1 only

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  15. Which one of the following statements regarding the Pragmatic theory of truth is not correct?

    1. Truth is fidelity to objective reality

    2. Truth is revealed by its usefulness

    3. Truth happens to an idea

    4. Truth is what works well in practice.