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Q 37. Use truth tables to decide if the following is a logical equivalence

1. Equivalent shown by row 6 and row 8

2. Not equivalent shown by row 6 and row 8

3. Equivalent shown by row 3 and 6

4. Not equivalent shown by row 3 and 6

Q 38. Which one of the following is not an implication of the law of Karma?

1. There must be past lives

2. There must be future lives

3. One can be moral only

4. Morality gets rewarded

Q 39. Which one of the following statements is incompatible with the theology of St. Thomas Aquinas?

1. God is the first unmoved mover

2. He presents teleological proofs for God

3. He presents the ontological proofs for God

4. God represents the highest degree of perfection

Q 40. The immediate antecedent cause of Duhkha according to Buddhism is:

1. Avidya

2. Bhava

3. Jati

4. Sadayatana

Q 41. Who among the following holds the view that the absolute is pure-consciousness, at pure freedom and infinite possibility?

1. Narayana Guru

2. DD Upadhyaya

3. Radhakrishnan

4. J. Krishnamurthy

Q 42. Cosmological proofs for the existence of God is attributed to which one of the following philosopher?

1. Descartes

2. St. Anselm

3. St. Augustine

4. St. Aquinas

Q 43. Among the following what is acceptable to Sankara?

1. Jiva in essence is the same as Brahman

2. The Jagat is real

3. Karma is the means to Moksha

4. Brahman is Saguna

Q 44. Which type of Hetvabhasa is committed by the following Anumāna?

“Sarvam anityam prameyatvat”

1. Sadharana Savyabhicāra

2. Asrayasiddha

3. Anupasamhari

4. Viruddha

Q 45. According to which one of the following Vedantins “Pradhina Visesapti” is postulated with regard to creation?

1. Ramanuja

2. Sankara

3. Madhva

4. Vallabha

Q 46. Which one of the following statements is in consonance with Scholasticism?

1. Morality is in accordance with God’s will

2. Morality is in accordance with human action

3. Morality is in accordance with State’s will

4. Morality is in accordance with people’s will

Q 47. “There are external objects”- this view is held by which of the following Buddhist schools?

1. Yogacara

2. Sautrantika

3. Vaibhasika

4. Both Sautrantika and Vaibhasika

Q 48. Match the two lists;

List I (Philosophers)

a. Plato

b. Leibnitz

c. Locke

d. Berkeley

List II (Philosophical positions)

i. there are no universal ideas independent of experience

ii. Reality consists in perceivers and their perceptions

iii. There is pre-established harmony of the mental and the physical in all phenomena

iv. Knowledge develops through opinion, understanding and direct intuition


1. i iii ii iv

2. iv iii i ii

3. ii i iii iv

4. i ii iii iv

Q 49. The ethical theory that holds that the aim of right action is personal well-being and happiness is called;

1. Altruism

2. Eudaemonia

3. Hedonism

4. Utilitarianism

Q 50. By which relation duhkhabhava is related to the liberated souls according to Vaisesikas?

1. Svarupa

2. Samyoga

3. Samavāya

4. Vaisishtya

Q 51. By which Sannikarsha do we perceive, according to Nyaya, the absence of bitterness in the sugar?

1. Samyoga

2. Samyukta Samavāya

3. Samavāya

4. Viseshanata

Q 52. Which of the following is the correct meaning of the word “Kaivalya” in Patanjali’s Yoga system?

1. Union with Ishvara

2. Separation of Purusha from Prakriti

3. Self-hypnotization

4. Control of Breath

Q 53. Which one of the following is the correct triad of Hegel?

1. Idea, Nature, Spirit

2. God, Soul, World

3. Mind, Body, Soul

4. Idea, Matter, Energy

Q 54. Which one of the following is incorrect with reference to Pre-classical Samkhya?

1. It is system of plurality of Purusha

2. It is a system of realism

3. It is a system of dualism

4. It is a system of Monistic Spiritualism

Q 55. Which one of the following is incompatible with Emotivism?

1. It gives importance to material consequences of moral statements

2. It is a non-cognitive ethical theory

3. Moral persuasion is an important component of emotivism

4. It does not give moral facts

Q 56. According to Swami Vivekananda,

1. Maya is simply a statement of facts as they exist

2. Maya is not a power of creator

3. Maya is divine sakti

4. Maya can be defined as existence

Q 57. Which one among the following is not a means of Saktigraha?

1. Vyakarna

2. Vrddhavyavhara

3. Aptavakya

4. Tarka

Q 58. Which one of the following is a guna of Atma according to the Jainism?

1. Iccha

2. Such

3. Duhkha

4. Chaitanya