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Q 23. Among the following, what is acceptable to Samskara?

(1) Brahman and Jiva are different from and identical with each other (2) Brahman is Nirguna (3) Proponent of Sanaka Sampradaya of Vaisnàvism (4) Moksha is obtainable by jnana through Ishvara’s prasada (God’s grace) generated by Bhakti

Q 24. The Direct knowledge of the thoughts of other, according to Jain Philosophy is: (1) Avadhi

(2) Manah paryaya

(3) Mati

(4) Kevala

Q 25.What are the trinity principles espoused by Dr. Ambedkar?(1) Non-violence, Truth and Peace (2) Non-Cooperation, Non-stealing and Non-equalization (3) Revolution, Historical Materialism and Dialectical materialism

(4) Liberty, Equality and Fraternity

Q 26. Which hetvabhasa is committed by the following Anumāna?

Select the correct code: Sabda anitya cakshushatvat

(1) Svarupasiddha hetvabhasa

(2) Badhita hetvabhasa

(3) Viruddha hetvabhasa

(4) Savyabhicara hetvabhasa

Q 27. Given below are the statements about a Karmayogin.

Select the correct code given below:

(1) A Karma yogi works for attaining liberation (2) A Karma yogi works for heaven (3) A Karma yogi works for the renunciation of all the karma

(4) A Karma yogi works for lokasamgraha


(1) (1) and (2)

(2) (2) and (3)

(3) (1) and (4)

(4) (2) and (4)

Q 28. The basis of division of four types of Varna according to the Gita is:

(1) Guna only

(2) Karma only

(3) Both guna and karma

(4) Lokapasiddham only

Q 29. Match List - I with List - II and choose the correct answer regarding Khyativada by using the code given below:

List - I

(a) Akhyati (b) Àtmakhyati (c) Anythakhyati (d) Anirvacaniyakhyati

List II

(i) Vijnanavada

(ii) Prabhakara Mimamsa

(iii) Nyaya

(iv) Advaita Vedanta


(a) (b) (c) (d)

(1) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv) (2) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv) (3) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (4) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)

Q 30. Match List - I with List - II and choose the correct answer regarding PrÂmÂàya by using code below:

List - I

(a) Buddhism (b) Sankhya (c) Mimamsa (d) Nyaaya-Vaisesika

List II

(i) Paratah Pramanya, apramanya

(ii) Svatah Pramanya, Paratah apramanya

(iii) Svatah Pramanya, Paratah apramanya

(iv) Svatah Pramanya, apramanya


(a) (b) (c) (d)

(1) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv) (2) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i) (3) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i) (4) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)

Q 31. ‘Treating equal’s equally and unequal’s unequally’ is the view of: (1) Socrates

(2) Bentham

(3) Aristotle

(4) Mill

Q 32. Who among the following has said that ‘‘Personality and property go together’’?

(1) Kant

(2) Hegel

(3) Ross

(4) Rawls

Q 33. Who among the following has identified three types of Justice - Distributive, Retributive, and Commutative?

(1) Plato

(2) Aristotle

(3) Hobbes

(4) Locke

Q 34. ’Men are not hanged for stealing horse so that horse may not be stolen by others’ can be attributed to : (1) Retributive theory of punishment

(2) Reformative theory of punishment

(3) Theory of capital punishment

(4) Deterrent theory of punishment

Q 35. ’Either freedom of will is a fact or moral judgement a delusion’ is a statement of:

(1) Hobbes

(2) Martinue

(3) Kant

(4) Hegel

Q 36. Match List - I with List - II and choose the correct answer with the help of the code given below:

List - I (Thinking)

(a) Radical Feminism (b) Liberal Feminism (c) Socialist Feminism (d) Marxist Feminism

List - II (Statement)

(i) The struggle for women’s liberation is essentially bound up with the struggle against capitalism.

(ii) Men and Women should be treated equal.

(iii) A Women is not born but made.

(iv) Both Men and Women are essentially rational creatures.


(a) (b) (c) (d)

(1) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i) (2) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv) (3) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii) (4) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)

Q 37. Which among the following is the distinctive feature of ethical judgements, according to Stevenson?

(1) Statement of Command

(2) Approval of the Consequence of an act

(3) Statement of Fact

(4) Disagreement in Attitude

Q 38. It has been pointed out that Mill’s arguments for Utilitarianism Suffer from the fallacy of:

(1) Illicit major

(2) Illicit Minor

(3) Undistributed Middle term

(4) Figure of Speech

Q 39. ‘The goodness of an action is determined by its consequence’ is the theory attributed to:

(1) Descriptive

(2) Deontological

(3) Prescriptive

(4) Teleological

Q 40. According to Kant, Moral Laws are:

(1) Apriori based on reason

(2) Apriori not based on reason

(3) Aposteriori not based on reason

(4) Aposteriori based on reason