Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (Practice-Test 33 of 90)

  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I (Propositions) List-II (Type)
    1. Jayesh sings well

    2. John is a liar

    3. The thief will be caught the policemen are efficient

    4. Karim attacked Rahim

    1. Class-membership

    2. S-p type

    3. Relational

    4. Implicative

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  2. Which one of the following is a truthfunctional compound proposition?

    1. It is impossible that there is life on Mars

    2. It is possible that there is not any life on Mars

    3. I believe that Krishna is an incarnation of God.

    4. I do not believe that Krishna is an incarnation of God

  3. According to Modern Interpretation of A, E, I, O propositions, which of the following statements regarding logical relations are true?

    1. If A is true, I is true

    2. If A is true, E is false

    3. If I is false, O is true

    4. If O is true, I is false

    5. If E is true, I is false

    6. If O is false, A is true

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 3 and 5

    2. 2, 4 and 6

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 5 and 6

  4. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I (Statement Form) List-II (Name)
    1. The statement form which is not true only when both of its components have the same truth value

    2. The statement form which is false when one of its components is false

    3. The statement form which a propositional connective

    4. The statement form which at least one true substitution instance and at least one false substitution instance

    1. Conjunctive

    2. Compound

    3. Biconditional

    4. Contingent

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  5. Which one of the following is the correct Figure and Mood of the argument ‘None but whites are civilized, the ancient Germans were whites therefore, they were civilized’

    1. Ist Figure, Mood AAA

    2. Ist Figure, Mood AII

    3. 2nd Figure, Mood AAA

    4. 2nd Figure, Mood AII

  6. Which one of the following sets of rules is applicable to the 3rd Figure?

    1. If the minor is affirmative, the conclusion is particular, If the major premise is affirmative, the minor is universal

    2. If any premise is negative, the major must be universal, The minor premise must be affirmative

    3. The conclusion must be particular, The minor must be affirmative

    4. If the minor is affirmative, the conclusion is particular The major premise must be universal

  7. Arrange the following statements in a valid syllogism:

    1. No logical exercises are too easy

    2. All too easy exercises are solved without much concentration

    3. No logical exercises are solved without much concentration.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 2 3

    2. 2 3 1

    3. 3 2 1

    4. 1 2 2

  8. Which one of the following moods in not valid in the 2nd figure?

    1. AEE

    2. AII

    3. EAE

    4. EAO

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

    List-I (Syllogistic Form) List-II (Venn Diagram)
    1. IAI in 3rd Figure

    2. EIO in 2nd Figure

    3. AAA in Ist Figure

    4. AEE in 2nd Figure

    1. S P M

    2. S P M

    3. S P M X

    4. S P M

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
  10. Which of the following is not true in respect of Aristotle's substance?

    1. Substance is self-existent

    2. It is a particular having universal

    3. It is predicate of a subject

    4. It is not an attribute

  11. Which one of the following pairs in not correctly matched?

      • Descartes
      • There are three substances
      • Spinoza
      • God is the only substance, Mind and Mattar are his attributes
      • Berkeley
      • Substances are many and maintain their independence by acting against each other
      • Locke
      • Substance is the unknown support of known qualities.
  12. Consider the following doctrines:

    1. To be is to be perceived

    2. I think, therefore, I am

    3. Categorical Imperative

    The correct sequence of these of Modern

    Western Philosophy is

    1. 2, 1, 3

    2. 1, 2, 3

    3. 3, 2, 1

    4. 2, 3, 1

  13. We may characterize Berkeley's philosophy as

    1. Nominalistic & rationalistic

    2. Nominalistic & idealistic

    3. Realistic & rationalistic

    4. Realistic & nominalistic

  14. Materkal substances do not exist as the support of the primary qualities, but individual things are collections of ideas in us, nothing more. This view held by

    1. Spinoza

    2. Berkeley

    3. Locke

    4. Leibnitz

  15. Buddhists reject the reality of pudgala because

    1. all things are mental constructions

    2. all things are momentary

    3. pudgales are not eternal

    4. pudgalas are eternal