Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 72 of 90)

  1. Plurality of souls is accepted by which of the following?

    1. Nyaya

    2. Vaisesika

    3. Samikhya

    4. Yoga

    Select the correct answer using the code given below

    Code:

    1. 1 only

    2. 1 and 2 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  2. According to Nyaya-Vaisesikas, Atman is an all-pervasive substance and consciousness is its quality. But one's consciousness does not exist outside one's body. The reason for that is because consciousness is

    1. an impermanent quality (anityaguna)

    2. a special quality (visesaguna)

    3. a non-substance-pervading quality (avyapyavrttiguna)

    4. non-inherent (a-samaveta) in Atman

  3. Consider the following statements regarding Sankara:

    1. Maya is the power of God.

    2. Creation is nothing but a superimposition of diversity on the Supreme Reality Brahman

    3. God is independent of His act of creation

    4. Creation is not ex nihilo

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3 only

    2. 1, 2 and 4 only

    3. 2, 3 and 4 only

    4. 1, 3 and 4 only

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

    List-I (Rule) List-II (Equivalence Expression)
    1. De Morgan's Theorems

    2. Distribution

    3. Exportation

    4. Transposition

    1. [p- (q-r) ]-[ (pq) -r]

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

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

    4. [p (q-r) ]-[ (p. q) - (p r) ]

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  5. Given below is what purports to be a formal proof of validity for a particular argument:

    1. (E. F). G

    2. (F. G) -H-A| A-H

    3. E (F. G).

    4. F. G

    5. H-A

    6. A-H

    At which step does the proof go wrong?

    1. Step 3

    2. Step 4

    3. Step 5

    4. Step 6