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Q 19. Match the two Lists:

List I (Thinker)

a. KC Bhattacharya

b. Sri Aurobindo

c. Vivekananda

d. Tagore

List II (Thought)

i. Divine life is the ultimate destiny

ii. Dharma is the implicit truth of all things

iii. Absolute cannot be described even as reality

iv. Philosophy, mythology and ritual are three contents of religion

Code: abcd

1. iii i iv ii

2. i iii ii iv

3. ii iv i iii

4. iv ii iii i

Q 20. ‘The idea of “City State” in which only those are citizens whose education and position in life qualify them for the active participation in government’. This is the view of

1. Hobbes

2. Rawls

3. Aristotle

4. Kant

Q 21. Which one of the following statement is false about Prescriptivism?

1. RM Hare is associated with Prescriptivism

2. It prescribes various moral values

3. It highlights the prescriptive nature of moral statements

4. It gives importance to universalizability of moral commands

Q 22. Which one of the following theories is advocated by Vallabha ?

1. Vivartavada

2. Parinamavada

3. Avikrtaparinamavada

4. Arambhavada

Q 23. In the light of Aristotle’s concept of “Forms” which of the following statements are true;

a. Form is the universal aspect of a thing

b. Form exist in a separate world

c. God is pure form

d. There is only one form


1. a and b

2. c and d

3. a and c

4. b and d

Q 24. Consider the following argument and choose the correct answer from the options given below:

All trout’s are mammals

All mammals have wings

Therefore, all trout’s have wings


1. An argument with false propositions, but invalid

2. An argument with true propositions, but invalid

3. An argument with false propositions, but valid

4. An argument with true propositions, but valid

Q 25. Which one of the following statements justify that genuine knowledge is possible without relying on experience?

1. Table is brown

2. Rose is red

3. A whole is the sum of all its parts

4. The board is bright

Q 26. Which one of the following is the Samavayi Kārana of the colour of a piece of a cloth?

1. The cloth itself

2. The threads themselves

3. The conjunction of the threads

4. The colour of the threads

Q 27. Which of the following is true about Lokasamgraha?

1. It stands for skillful activities

2. It stands for public welfare activities, devoid of all attachment

3. It stands for moral activities

4. It stands for religious activities

Q 28. Svatah Pramanyavada is not accepted by which one of the following systems of philosophy?

1. Purva-Mimamsa

2. Nyaya- Vaisesika

3. Advaita-Vedanta

4. Visistadvaita-vedanta

Q 29. Which one of the following option states the Vrittis admitted by Nyayaikas correctly?

1. Sakti only

2. Vyanjana only

3. Lakshana only

4. Both 1 and 3

Q 30. Which one of the following realizes Kaivalya after attaining Nirbija Samadhi?

1. Manas

2. The individual

3. Purusha

4. Ahankara

Q 31. Which type of cognition in Nyaya epistemology cannot be perceived?

1. Sabdabodha

2. Anumiti

3. Nirvikalpaka Pratyaksa

4. Savikalpala Pratyaksa

Q 32. What is expedited through prayascit karmas according to Jainism?

1. Ashrava

2. Bandha

3. Samvara

4. Nirjara

Q 33. Which one of the following is false in the context of Environmental Ethics?

1. It brings environment into the realm of morality

2. It is wrong to treat the environment as consumable

3. Environment is primarily for the use of human beings

4. Morality goes beyond the realm of human beings

Q 34. What is meant by intentionality?

1. Nothingness

2. Sameness

3. Aboutness

4. Absoluteness

Q 35. Among the following, which one is acceptable to Ramanuja?

1. Jiva is absolutely different from Brahman

2. Prapatii is the royal road to Moksha

3. Jagat is an appearance

4. Brahman is Nirguna only

Q 36. Match the List I with List II

List I

a. Summum Bonum

b. Cogito ergo sum

c. Esse EST percipi ET percipere

d. Tabula rasa

List II

i. Locke

ii. Berkeley

iii. Descartes

iv. Aristotle


1. iv iii ii i

2. iii ii i iv

3. ii iv iii i

4. i ii iii iv