Competitive Exams: Philosphy MCQs (PracticeTest 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 ListI (Symbolic Forms) with ListII (Rules) and select the correct answer:
ListI (Symbolic Forms) ListII (Rules) 
[ (pq) r][~ r~ (pq) ]

[ (p. q)  (rs) ]{[ (p. q) (rs) ][~ (p. q). ~ (rs) ]}

[ (p. q) r] [p (qr) ]

~ [ (pq). r][~ (pq) ~ 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 ListI (Rules of Replacement) with ListII (Laws/theorem) and select the correct answer:
ListI ListII 
~ (pq)  (~ p. ~ q)

[ (pq) r][p (qr) ]

[p (q. r) ][ (pq) (pr). ]

[ (pq)  (~ 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 truthvalue, the [ (A. B)  (CD) ] statement may be rewritten as

[ (A. B). ~ (CD) ]

[ (~ A. B). ~ (CD) ]

[ (~ A. B) (~ CD). ]

~ [ (~ A. B). ~ (CD) ]


Choose the correct equivalence.

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

(~ qq)  (pq)

(pq) [ (pq)  (~ p. ~ q) ]

~ (pq) ~ (p. q)


Match ListI (Truth Function) with ListII (Equivalent Truth Function) and select the correct answer:
ListI ListII 
(~ pq) r

~ (p. q) ~~ r

(~ pq) r

(pq) r

~ (~ pq) 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 (pq) [ (rp)  (rq) ]?

(p. ~ q)  (~ r~ p)  (rq)

~ (~ pq) ~ (r. p)  (rq)

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

(p ~ q)  (~ r. ~ p)  (rq)


Which of the following is the Law of Exportation?

[p (q. r) ][ (pq) (pr). ]

[ (p. q) r]p (qr)

[pqr] (pq) 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 nonmoral 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

ruledeontologist

actdeontologist

teleologist

hedonist
