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Q 1. Who is the propounder of Dvaitadvaita Vedanta?

1. Vacaspati

2. Madhva

3. Vallabha

4. Nimbarka

Q 2. Match the List I with List II

List I

a. Ajatavada

b. Parinamavada

c. Sadasatkaryavada

d. Arambhavada

List II

i. Jayatirtha

ii. Gautama

iii. Gaudapada

iv. Bhartrprapanca


a b c d

1. iv iii ii i

2. iii iv i ii

3. ii i iii iv

4. i ii iii iv

Q 3. Select the option that is incompatible with the view of Dvaita Vedanta:

1. Amalabhakti is the means to Moksha

2. Abhinava Anythakhyati is the satisfactory explanation of perceptual error

3. Jagat is an appearance

4. The Pramanas are only three in number

4. What does “family resemblance” refer to?

1. Words from the same linguistic families share many traits

2. The different uses of a word share certain similarities but have no defining characteristics

3. The understanding shared by the same members of a family

4. The different use of a word, share essential features

Q 5. A partial inverse of a proposition is one in which

1. Its predicate is the contradictory of the original predicate while subject is the original subject

2. Its predicate and subject are the contradictories of the original predicate and the subject respectively

3. Its subject is the contradictory of the original subject, its predicate is the original predicate

4. The subject is the original subject and the quality is changed

Q 6. Match the two Lists

List I

a. P is true then P is true

b. P cannot be true and false both at the same time

c. If P then Q. It is P. Therefore, Q

d. P is either P or not P

List II

i. Principle of non-contradiction

ii. Principle of Identity

iii. Principle of excluded middle

iv. Principle of sufficient reason

Code: abcd

1. iv iii ii i

2. ii i iv iii

3. i ii iii iv

4. iii iv i ii

Q 7. According to Rousseau, “Return to Nature” cannot be accomplished

1. by creation of natural social conditions

2. by natural method of education

3. By when freedom becomes equivalent to obedience to self-imposed love

4. by freedom of individual when restricted by the general will

Q 8. Who amongst the following upholds the “Law of Sufficient Reason”?

1. Locke

2. Leibnitz

3. Spinoza

4. Kant

Q 9. Which of the following statements is false with reference to St. Augustine?

1. God is one with the world

2. God is omnipotent

3. Evil is privation of good

4. God sustains the world

Q 10. Which one among the following is the cause of cognition in general according to Nyaya?

1. Indriyartha Sannikarsha

2. Mana-indriya Samyoga

3. Tvammana Samyoga

4. Aloka Samoyoga

Q 11. Which one of the following is false in the context of Kant’s moral theory?

1. Moral laws must be universal sable

2. Human beings are only a means of moral actions

3. Sense of duty is important for the morality of actions

4. Objective criteria are irrelevant for morality

Q 12. Which one of the following ideas of Hegel influenced Karl Marx?

1. Triad

2. Alienation

3. Dialectic

4. Justice

Q 13. Which one of the following statements is not accepted by Mahatama Gandhi?

1. A satyagrahi must not have a living faith in God

2. A satyagrahi must have tolerance in him

3. A satyagrahi is required to practice truthfulness in his thought and speech

4. A satyagrahi must be firm in his dealings and behaviour

Q 14. Which amongst the following reject the view that matter and souls are the attributes of God?

1. Vedanta Desika

2. Nimbarka

3. Yamunacharya

4. Kulashekhar Alwar

Q 15. For Aristotle, “A being which exists not in itself but in another” is known as

1. Substance

2. Medium

3. Accident

4. Truth

Q 16. Match the two lists

List I

a. Agnosticism

b. Pantheism

c. Henotheism

d. Polytheism

List II

i. Belief in God who is in everything in nature

ii. Belief in many Gods

iii. Belief in no knowledge about God

iv. Belief in one particular God out of several Gods

Codes: a b c d

1. ii i iv iii

2. i ii iii iv

3. iv iii ii i

4. iii i iv ii

Q 17. Select the option that presents Chitta Bhumis in the correct sequence as per Yoga:

1. Kshipta, Vikshipta, Ekagra, Mudha and Niruddha

2. Kshipta, Vikshipta, Mudha, Ekagra and Niruddha

3. Kshipta, Mudha, Vikshipta, Ekagra and Niruddha

4. Kshipta, Mudha, Vikshipta, Niruddha and Ekagra

Q 18. What is not ensured by Rta?

1. The physical balance of the cosmos

2. The morality of a particular individual

3. The moral balance of the cosmos

4. The religious/ritual balance of the cosmos