Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 25 of 90)

    • Assertion (A): According to Gandhi the means must be as pure as the ends.
    • Reason (R): According to Gandhi truth is the purest means to all ends.
    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 but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Propositions) List-II (Symbolic form)
    1. There will be an increased spending provided it is not the case that the prices will rise and taxes will not be reduced

    2. If the market is down or strikes continue, then China will dominate and Japan will not succeed

    3. If neither Ramesh nor Suresh wins the race then either the college will not declare a holiday or examination will be posponed

    4. If either Ramesh was present or Suresh was sick, then if the game was not postponed the case will become worse

    1. Symbolic (~ p ~ q) - (~ r-s)

    2. Symbolic (p-q) - (~ r-s)

    3. Symbolic (p-q) - (r. ~ s)

    4. Symbolic ~ (p ~ q) -r

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  2. Which one of the following is the correct symbolisation of the sentence: Neither is it true that either Rakesh is married (R) and Leela is an IAS officer (L) or Mohan is a film star (M) and Neelam is not gold medalist (N) nor is it false that Kabaddi is an Indian game (K).

    1. ~ [ (R. L) - (M. ~ N) ]. ~~ K

    2. [ (~ R. L) - (M. ~ N) ]. ~ K

    3. ~ R [ (L-M) (~ N. ~ K). ]

    4. [ (~ R. ~ L) - (M. ~ N) ]. ~ K

  3. Which one of the following is NOT a Tautology?

    1. p- (p-q)

    2. p- (p-q)

    3. p- (p-q)

    4. p-{p-[ (pq) -r]}

  4. Match logical equivalents of the formulae in List-I and List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. (p-q) -r

    2. (p. q). r

    3. (p-q) -r

    4. (p-q) -r

    1. [ (~ p-q). r]-[~ (~ p-q). ~ r]

    2. ~ (~ p ~ q. ~ r)

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

    4. ~ [~ (p ~ q). ~ r]

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