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Q 41. Consider the Syllogism below and identify the fallacy involved in it.

All pets are domestic animals.No lions are domestic animals.Therefore, some lions are not pets.

Code:

(1) Fallacy of Exclusive terms

(2) Fallacy of Illicit minor

(3) Existential fallacy

(4) Fallacy of undistributed middle

Q 42. Which combination of fallacies occur if the rule ‘‘any term distributed in the conclusion must be distributed in the premises’’ is not followed:

(1) Undistributed middle and illicit major (2) Undistributed middle and fallacy of Exclusive premises (3) Illicit major and illicit minor (4) Fallacy of exclusive premises and Illicit major

Q 43. To obvert a proposition in an immediate inference

(1) Only quality of the proposition is to be changed (2) Only quantity of the proposition is to be changed. (3) Quality is to be changed and the predicate term is to be replaced with its complement. (4) Quantity is to be changed and the predicate term is to be replaced with its complement.

Q 44. In the traditional square of opposition, if ‘O’ is true, then:

(1) ‘A’ is true; ‘E’ is false; ‘I’ is undetermined. (2) ‘A’ is true; ‘E’ and ‘I’ are undetermined. (3) ‘A’ is false; ‘E’ and ‘I’ are undetermined. (4) ‘A’ is false; ‘E’ and ‘I’ are true.

Q 45. Match List - I (Figures) with List - II (Moods) and choose the correct answer with the help of code given below:

List-I

(Figures)

(a) First figure (b) Second figure (c) Third figure (d) Fourth figure

List - II

(Moods)

(i) Fresison

(ii) Ferio

(iii) Festino

(iv) Ferison

Code:

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

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

Q 46. In which one of the following cases an argument can be invalid?

(1) Premises are True and Conclusion is True (2) Premises are True and Conclusion is False (3) Premises are False and Conclusion is False (4) Premises are False and Conclusion is True

Q 47. Consider the following propositions and choose the correct answer:

‘‘All judges are lawyers’’.‘‘Some judges are not lawyers’’.Code:

(1) Both the statements are opposed in Quality only. (2) Both the statements are opposed in Quantity only. (3) The statements are opposed both in Quality and Quantity. (4) The statements are opposed in Quality and not in Quantity.

Q 48. If two propositions can both be true, but cannot both be false together, their relation is:

(1) Contrary

(2) Contradictory

(3) Sub-Contrary

(4) Sub-altern

Q 49. Which one of the following rules of inference is employed in the argument?

(1) Hypothetical Syllogism

(2) Disjunctive Syllogism

(3) Constructive Dilemma

(4) Modus Ponens

Q 50. Which one of the following forms represents ‘Modus Tollens’?

(1) (2) (3) (4)

Q 51. Consider the following statements in the light of Plato’s metaphysics and select the correct code:

(i) What is truly real is objects that we encounter in sensory experience. (ii) What is truly real is forms that can only be grasped intellectually. (iii) Forms are eternal and changing.

Code:

(1) Only (i) is true (2) Only (i) and (iii) are true (3) only (ii) is true (4) Only (ii) and (iii) are true

Q 52. Which one of the following opined that ‘‘Philosophy is based on precepts of reason; theology on truths of revelation held on faith and philosophy serves as a handmaiden for theology.’’ (1) Augustine

(2) Anselm

(3) Aquinas

(4) Aristotle

Q 53. Given below are Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Consider them in the light of Plato’s Theory of Forms and select the correct code. Assertion (A): Circularity does not exist in the physical world. Reason (R): Circularity is not an example of form.Code:

(1) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A). (2) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A). (3) (A) is true and (R) is false. (4) (R) is true and (A) is false

Q 54. Which one of the following statements appropriately represents the position of Nietzsche?

(i) He equates the will to truth with the will to power. (ii) The distinction between good and evil is based on the will to power. (iii) The distinction between good and evil is rooted in objectivity. (iv) All life and all happiness are governed by the will to power.

Code:

(1) Only (i) and (ii) are true (2) only (iii) and (iv) are true (3) only (i), (ii) and (iv) are true (4) only (ii) and (iv) are true

Q 55. Match List - I with List - II and mark the correct code: List - I

(a) Friedrich Nietzsche (b) William James (c) C.S. Peirce (d) Edmund Husserl

List - II

(i) How to make our ideas clear

(ii) The will to power

(iii) Logical Investigations

(iv) The Meaning of Truth

Code:

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

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

Q 56.Idealism is refuted by which of the following philosophers? Select the correct code:

(i) Moore

(ii) Russell

(iii) Berkeley

Code:

(1) Only (i) and (iii) are true (iii) only (i) and (ii) are true

(2) Only (i) is true

(3) Only (i) and (ii) are true

(4) Only (ii) and (iii) are true

Q 57. Which one of the following Logical positivists replaced ‘Verification’ with ‘Confirmation’ on the basis that although Universal laws cannot be verified, they can be confirmed?

(1) Carnap

(2) Ayer

(3) Schlock

(4) W.V.O. Quine