# Uttar Pradesh PSC Exam: Philosphy MCQs (Practice_Test 38 of 90)

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- The statement ‘If that is an artistic masterpiece, then am monkeys uncle’ is a case of
- causal implication
- semantic implication
- definitional implication
- material implication

- Match List-I (Symbolic Forms) with List-II (Rules) and select the correct answer:
List-I (Symbolic Forms) List-II (Rules) - [ (p-q) -r] - [~r- ~ (p-q) ]
- [ (p. q) - (r-s) ] - { [ (p. q) (r-s) ] - [~ (p. q) . ~ (r-s) ] }
- [ (p. q) -r] [p- (q-r) ]
- ~ [ (p-q) . r] - [~ (p-q) - ~r]

- Transposition
- Equivalence
- Exportation
- De Morgan

- A
- B
- C
- D

- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4

- 3
- 4
- 1
- 2

- 1
- 4
- 3
- 2

- 3
- 2
- 1
- 4

- Match List-I (Rules of Replacement) with List-II (Laws/theorem) and select the correct answer:
List-I List-II - ~ (p-q) - (~p. ~q)
- [ (p-q) -r] - [p- (q-r) ]
- [p- (q. r) ] - [ (p-q) (p-r) .]
- [ (p-q) - (~q- ~p) ]

- Law of distribution
- Law of association
- Law of transposition
- De Morgan՚s theorem

- A
- B
- C
- D

- 3
- 1
- 2
- 4

- 4
- 2
- 1
- 3

- 3
- 2
- 1
- 4

- 4
- 1
- 2
- 3

- Without changing the truth-value, the [ (A. B) - (C-D) ] statement may be rewritten as
- [ (A. B) . ~ (C-D) ]
- [ (~A. B) . ~ (C-D) ]
- [ (~A. B) (~C-D) .]
- ~ [ (~A. B) . ~ (C-D) ]

- Choose the correct equivalence.
- [~ (p. q) - (~p- ~q) ]
- (~q-q) - (p-q)
- (p-q) - [ (p-q) - (~p. ~q) ]
- ~ (p-q) - ~ (p. q)

- Match List-I (Truth Function) with List-II (Equivalent Truth Function) and select the correct answer:
List-I List-II - (~p-q) -r
- ~ (p. q) - ~ ~r
- (~p-q) r
- (p-q) -r

- ~ (~p-q) -r
- (p. q) - (q r) c
- (p. q) --r
- (p. ~q) -r

- A
- B
- C
- D

- 2
- 1
- 4
- 3

- 4
- 3
- 2
- 1

- 2
- 3
- 4
- 1

- 4
- 1
- 2
- 3

- Which one of the following is correct transformation of (p-q) - [ (r-p) - (r-q) ] ?
- (p. ~q) - (~r- ~p) - (r-q)
- ~ (~p-q) - ~ (r. p) - (r-q)
- (p ~q) - (r. p) - (r. q)
- (p ~q) - (~r. ~p) - (r-q)

- Which of the following is the Law of Exportation?
- [p- (q. r) ] - [ (p-q) (p-r) .]
- [ (p. q) -r] -p- (q-r)
- [p-q-r] - (p-q) -r
- [p (q. r) .] - [ (p. q) . r]

- Which one of the following sentences is not equivalent to the other three?
- Neither Amit nor Rahul will be taken
- Amit and Rahul will both not be taken
- Amit and Rahul will not both be taken
- It is not the case that either Amir or

Rahul be taken

- Xavier was saint This is a
- statement of fact
- deontic judgement
- aretaic judgement
- judgement of non-moral value

- Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
- Deontology
- Teleology

- Emotivism
- Prescriptivism

- Hedonism
- Asceticism

- Intuitionism
- Descriptivism

- According to Kant, moral law is
- a priori, and based on reason
- a priori, and not based on reason
- a posteriori, and not based on reason
- a posteriori, and based on reason

- The object of cognition is unreal according to
- Vijnanvada
- Shunyavada
- Advaitavada
- Vishishtadvaitavada

- Teleological theories say that an action is right
- If it is done for the sakes of duty
- if it is done under duress
- if its consequences are good
- for its intrinsic worth

- If a philosopher accpets that we ought always to tell the truth, then which one of the following is the correct description of this thinker? He is
- rule-deontologist
- act-deontologist
- teleologist
- hedonist