Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 82 of 90)

  1. Which one of the following theses is implied by the correspondence theory of truth?

    1. A statement and a fact must be comparable

    2. Truth of historical statements cannot be determined

    3. Statements about the future cannot be true

    4. Negative statements cannot be true

  2. The view that truth is agreement of through to reality is maintained by the

    1. Correspondence theory of truth

    2. Coherence theory of truth

    3. Pragmatic theory of truth

    4. Self-evidence theory of truth

  3. Which one of the following schools accepts the coherence theory of truth?

    1. Idealist

    2. Realist

    3. Empiricist

    4. Representationalist

  4. Which of the following statements express the pragmatic theory of truth?

    1. The truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent in it.

    2. Truth must exhibit the mark of internal harmony

    3. Truth is man-made

    4. Truth is an agreement of our judgements with facts.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 2 and 4

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1 and 2

  5. Which one of the following pairs is correct?

    1. Naiyayika ____ Atmakhyati

    2. Buddhism ____ Asatkhyati

    3. Mimamsa ____ Anyathakhyati

    4. Advaita vedanta ____ Vivekakhyati

  6. Which one of the following statements defined correctly the principle of Anyatha Khyati?

    1. The present object is illusorily produced

    2. The present object is confused with the data memory

    3. The present object appears as objectively real

    4. The present object remains devoid of any subjective element.

  7. In the erroneous cognition of silver in place of a shell we cognise something shining in front of us and we remember silver. But we fail to distinguish between the perception and the recollection. This aspect of erroneous cognition was highlighted in the theory of error by

    1. Bhattamimamsakas

    2. Naiyaiksa

    3. Prabhakaraminmamsakas

    4. Vedantins

  8. According to Advaita Vedanta, the status of the world is

    1. real

    2. unreal

    3. both real and unreal

    4. neither real nor unreal

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

    List-I (Theses) List-II (Philosophers)
    1. I am not only lodged in my body as a pilot in a vessel, but that I am besides so intimately conjoined, and as it, were intermixed with it that my mind and body compose a certain unity.

    2. The mind is a kind of theatre, where several perceptions successively make their appearance, pass, re-pass, glide away, and mingly in an infinite variety of postures and situations.

    3. All reality is mind

    4. The ‘I think’ must be capable of accompanying all my representation.

    1. Berkeley

    2. Descrates

    3. Kant

    4. Hume

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  10. Which one of the following views is held by Descartes?

    1. Mind and body are the two substances which exist independently of each other

    2. God is the only substance and mind and matter are its attributes

    3. Mind is the only substance and matter is only a fiction

    4. Matter is the only substance and mind is one of its modes of existence

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

    List-I (Philosophers) List-II (Theories)
    1. Descartes

    2. Spinoza

    3. Leibnitz

    4. Berkeley

    1. Parallelism

    2. Interactionism

    3. Mentalism

    4. Re-established harmony

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  12. According to Spinoza, substance and modes are related in such a way that

    1. substance is the most basic

    2. modes are more basic to substance

    3. substance and modes are two independent things

    4. they are mutually dependent

  13. Regarding the problem of mind-body relation which one of the following solutions on the analogy of two clocks keeping time together perfectly is a acceptable to Leibnitz?

    1. They are mechanically connected with each other

    2. They are placed in charge of a skilled workman who regulates them from moment to moment

    3. Good has so synchornized them from the beginning

    4. They are part and parcel of the larger whole

  14. Which one of the following is NOT included in Leibnitz principle of identity of indiscernible?

    1. That two things in the universe can be exactly alike in all respects

    2. No two things can be exactly alike in every respect except numerically

    3. No two things are identical since each possesses something which no other possesses

    4. All things that differ numerically are spatially separated and have discernible difference

  15. Regarding the relation between matter and mind which one of the following statements is supported by Berkeley?

    1. Matter is unreal

    2. Both matter and mind are unreal

    3. Matter is real and mental in nature

    4. Matter is real and non-mental in nature