Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 65 of 90)

  1. Consider the following four links of causal wheel of Buddhism:

    1. Namarupa

    2. Samaskara

    3. Trsna

    4. Sparsa

    Which is the correct sequence of the above?

    1. 4 − 3 − 1 − 2

    2. 2 − 1 − 4 − 3

    3. 1 − 2 − 3 − 4

    4. 3 − 4 − 1 − 2

  2. Which of the following statements are not true of nominalism?

    1. Universal horseness does exist, but exists in a fictional world, which is the ontological Counterpart of the real world.

    2. The word ‘horse’ just names an individual horse, and it cannot meaningfully be used when no individual horse is perceived in the vicinity.

    3. Universal horseness really exists neither in the physical world nor in the mental world.

    4. Individual horse forming a class or group of horses never add up to universal horseness.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below

    Code:

    1. 1 and 2 only

    2. 1, 2 and 4 only

    3. 2, 3 and 4 only

    4. 3 and 4 only

  3. Which one of the following statements is correct? According to Ramanuja, Isvara and Jiva are

    1. both distinguishable and separable

    2. neither distinguishable nor separable

    3. separable but not distinguishable

    4. distinguishable but not separable

  4. Consider the following argument of Descartes: ‘Since I know of some Perfections I did not have, it follows of necessity that there was another more perfect being upon which I was dependent and from which I have acquired everything that I have.’ Which one of the following is not implied by the argument given above?

    1. Something cannot come out of nothing

    2. The idea of God includes the idea of supreme perfection

    3. Existence is implied in the very idea of supreme perfection

    4. The cause must have as much perfection as there is in its effect

  5. Which one of the following statements is true of both Plato and Aristotle?

    1. Universals, and not particulars, are real

    2. Particulars, and not universals, are real

    3. Both universals and particulars are real

    4. Neither universals nor particulars are of ontologically higher status than the other

  6. Consider the following argument: No cow can be found in India. All carnivorous animals are cows. Therefore, no carnivorous animals can be found in India, Which one of the following is correct?

    1. The argument is invalid because the premises as well as the conclusion are false

    2. The argument is invalid solely on the ground that conclusion is false

    3. The argument is invalid because the conclusion is wholly irrelevant to the premises

    4. The argument is valid because if the premises are true, the conclusion must be true

  7. A sound deductive argument differs from a valid deductive argument in having which one of the following?

    1. All false premises and a true conclusion

    2. All false premises and a false conclusion

    3. All true premises and a true conclusion

    4. Some true premises, some false premises and a true con-elusion

  8. The validity of a particular argument is dependent upon which one of the following?

    1. Fact

    2. Form

    3. Fact and form

    4. Truth-value

  9. Which one of the following propositions expresses the relation of a member of a class as being contained as a member in another class?

    1. All S is P

    2. Some S is P

    3. No S is P

    4. Some S is not P

  10. If the proposition ‘Some pace bowlers are not temperamental’ is given as false, which of the following is false on the traditional interpretation?

    1. All pace bowlers temperamental

    2. No pace bowlers temperamental

    3. Some pace bowlers temperamental

    4. Some temperamental persons are pace bowlers

  11. Which one of the following statements is correct on the modern logic?

    1. A and E propositions are contraries

    2. I and O propositions are sub-contraries

    3. A and I propositions are sub-alternates

    4. A and O propositions are contradictories

  12. According to classical logic, general schema of standard from categorical propositions consist of which of the following?

    1. Subject term, predicate term only

    2. Predicate term, some form of the verb ‘to be’ subject term

    3. Subject term, predicate term, some form of the verb ‘to be’ quantifier

    4. Subject term, predicate term, quantifier only

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

    List-I List-II
    1. CESARE

    2. BARBARA

    3. DARAPTI

    4. FESAPO

    1. 1st figure

    2. 2nd figure

    3. 3rd figure

    4. 4th figure

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  14. Which of the following valid mood of categorical syllogisms in traditional logic is invalid on the modern Boolean interpretation of categorical syllogisms?

    1. BOCARDO

    2. FRESESON

    3. FESAPO

    4. DISAMIS

  15. Which one of the following statements is correct about a valid syllogism?

    1. A syllogism is valid by virtue of its mood only

    2. A syllogism is valid by virtue of its figure only

    3. A syllogism is valid by virtue of the truth of its premises and the truth of its conclusion

    4. A syllogism is valid by virtue of its both mood and figure