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Philosophy Objective Questions and Answers | Philosophy MCQs with Answers | Quiz Set 11

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1 Consider the following statements in the context of William James’ pragmatism and mark the correct code
  1. Universalist notion of truth is rejected
  2. Truth is contextless
  3. Truth happens to an idea

Code :

1 Only (a) is true
2 Only (a) and (c) are true
3 Only (b) is true
4 Only (b) and (c) are true

Answer: Only (a) and (c) are true
2 According to which one of the following Western Philosophers ‘‘Truth is a subjective condition, not an objective one.’’
1 Kierkegaard
2 Hume
3 Kant
4 William James

Answer: Kierkegaard
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3 ‘Self’ according to Hume is :
1 a static subject
2 a static physical entity
3 without a persistent identity
4 with a persistent identity

Answer:without a persistent identity
4 Which of the following is not a correct statement ?
1 SÂØkhya holds that a word signifies a particular
2 KumÂrila holds that word cannot mean particular.
3 Early MimÂØsakÂs hold that word means Àkçti.
4 NaiyÂyikÂs hold that word does not mean JÂti

Answer:NaiyÂyikÂs hold that word does not mean JÂti
5 In Indian logic vÂcyÂrtha does not mean :
1 AbhidheyÂrtha
2 MukhyÂrtha
3 VyangyÂrtha
4 ìakyÂrtha

Answer:VyangyÂrtha
6 According to which one of the following schools, Truth of Pram is considered to be ‘AbÂdhitÂrtha - Viîayakatva’’ ?
1 CÂrvÂka
2 Jaina
3 Advaita
4 SÂØkhya

Answer:Advaita
7 The name and the universal concept are supplied by our imagination’ is the view of :
1 Advaitins
2 Buddhists
3 NaiyÂyikÂs
4 Vaiïeîikas

Answer:Buddhists
8 Which one of the following theory of KhyÂti illustrates that ‘‘KhyÂti is non-apprehension’ of the distinction between two cognitions which are partial and imperfect’’ ?
1 ViparÍta khyÂti
2 AkhyÂti
3 YathÂrtha khyÂti
4 AnyÂth khyÂti

Answer: AkhyÂti
9 UpamÂna is considered as a case of Pratyabhijá by :
1 Jainas
2 SÂØkhya
3 Vaiïeîikas
4 NaiyÂyikÂs

Answer: Jainas
10 Consider the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and select the correct code given below :
  1. Assertion (A) : Advaitins accept only ‘AnvayÍ’ but not ‘KevalÂnvyÍ’ AnumÂna
  2. Reason (R) : The thing to be inferred must not be the counter positive of non-existence.

Code :

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 a correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is false and (R) is true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
11 According to Advaita VedÂnta, the term AntaÉ-Karaàa-Vçtti refers to :
1 Cognitive mode of mind
2 Affective mode of mind
3 Conative mode of mind
4 All of the above

Answer: Cognitive mode of mind
12 Consider the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and select the correct code given below :
  1. Assertion (A) : According to Advaita, anything perceived is not revealed by PramÂtç - Caitanya
  2. . Reason (R) : Anything Unperceived is veiled by AjáÂna .

Code :

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 (A) is true but (R) is false and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is false and (R) is true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer:(A) is false and (R) is true
13 Lokasamgraha is meant for :
1 The benefit of the Victims
2 The benefit of the Ancestors
3 The benefit of the Masses
4 The benefit of selected few

Answer:The benefit of the Masses
14 Which one does not represent triratna ?
1 Samyak jnana
2 Samyak karmÂnta
3 Samyak darsana
4 Samyak CÂritra

Answer:Samyak karmÂnta
15 Select the correct sequence
1 Artha, KÂma, Dharma, Moksa
2 Moksa, Kama, Dharma, Artha
3 Dharma, KÂma, Artha, Moksa
4 Dharma, Artha, KÂma, Moksa

Answer:Dharma, Artha, KÂma, Moksa

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