Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 76 of 90)

  1. Which one of the following is an example of contradiction?

    1. (x) (fx-? x) (x). (fx-~? x)

    2. (-x) (fx. x) (-x). (fx. ~? x)

    3. (x) (fx-~? x) (-x). (fx. x)

    4. (x) (fx-~? x) (-x). (fx. ~? x)

  2. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

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    1. You'll succeed if you try

    2. You'll succeed unless you don't try

    3. You will not succeed unless you try

    4. You will succeed only if you'll try

    1. Either you don't try or you'll succeed

    2. Either you try or you'll not succeed

    3. If you succeed, then you'll try.

    4. If you try, you'll succeed

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  3. Which one of the following arguments is valid truth functionally?

    1. If there is evil, God does not exist; therefore God does not exist.

    2. If there is no. Evil, then God exists; therefore God exists.

    3. Either there is no evil of God does not exist; therefore God exists

    4. If is not the case that if there is evil then God does not exist; therefore there is evil.

  4. Which one of the following is entailed by ‘p’

    1. (pq) - (~pq)

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

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

    4. P- (p-q)

  5. Which one of the following formulae determines the number of rows in any truth-table?

    1. 2n where ‘n’ is the number of propositional variables in the truth functional expression.

    2. n2 where ‘n’ is the number of propositional variables in the truth functional expression.

    3. n2 1 where ‘n’ is the number of propositional variables in the truth functional expression.

    4. 2 multiplied by ‘n’ where ‘n’ is the number of propositional variables in the truth-functional expression.

  6. Which one of the following truth values are assigned to show that ‘P-[P-Q]’ is NOT tautologies?

    1. P is true and Q is false

    2. Both P and Q are true

    3. Both P and Q are false

    4. P is false and Q is true

  7. Given the following proof of validity

    1. M-~N

    2. ~M- (L-~ N)

    3. (~ I-~L) -~ ~ N

    4. ~I/-~L

    5. ~I-~L

    6. ~ ~N

    7. ~M

    8. L-~ N

    9. ~L

  8. Which one of the following is implied by the premises [ (P-Q) (R-S). ] and ~ P-~R?

    1. ~ Q-~S

    2. Q-S

    3. Q-S

    4. None of the above

  9. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Moral point of view) List-II (Philosophers)
    1. Kingdom of ends

    2. Descriptivism

    3. Utilitarianism

    4. Non-cognitivism

    1. Philippa Foot

    2. R. M Hare

    3. Kant

    4. PH. Nowellsmith

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