# Competitive Exams: 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