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Philosophy Objective Questions and Answers | Philosophy MCQs with Answers | Quiz Set 15

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Questions
1 Select the code that states the correct sequence :
1 ks.ipta, mūd.ha, viks.ipta, ekāgra, niruddha
2 mūd.ha , ks.ipta, viks.ipta, ekāgra, niruddha
3 ks.ipta, viks.ipta, mūd.ha, ekāgra, niruddha
4 niruddha, ekāgra, Mūd.ha, ks.ipta, viks.ipta

Answer:ks.ipta, mūd.ha, viks.ipta, ekāgra, niruddha
2 Given below are an Assertion (A) and a Reason (R). Consider them and select the correct code given below in the context of Śa kara’s Philosophy.
  1. Assertion (A) : Brahman is abhinna nimitto pādāna Kāran.a of jagat.
  2. Reason (R) : There is nothing other than Brahman.

Code :

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true 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:Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
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3 Select the correct sequence of the gradations of Moks.a in Madhva Vedānta
1 Sāyujya, Sārūpya, Sāmipya, Sālokya
2 Sālokya, Sāmipya, Sārūpya, Sāyujya
3 Sārūpya, Sāmipya, Sālokya, Sāyujya,
4 Sālokya, Sāyujya, Sārūpya, Sāmipya,

Answer:Sālokya, Sāmipya, Sārūpya, Sāyujya
4 In the view of Śa kara, the only pramān.a that imparts knowledge of Brahman is
1 Arthāpatti
2 Pratyaksa
3 Anumāna
4 Śabda

Answer:Śabda
5 The Indian philosopher who makes a distinction between Anupramān.a and Kevala pramān.a is
1 Patañjali
2 Śa kara
3 Madhva
4 Īśwarak na

Answer:Madhva
6 One of the steps in Sādhana Cat.us.t.aya according to Śa kara is
1 Prakrti – purusa jñāna
2 Mumuksuttva
3 Nityavibhūti jñāna
4 Anumāna jñāna

Answer: Mumuksuttva
7 The teaching common to all the vedāntins is that Brahman is
1 Nirguna
2 Saguna
3 Saguna – nirguna
4 Ananta

Answer:Ananta
8 Which one of the following holds the view that ‘when you deprive truth of its appearance, it loses the best part of reality’ ?
1 Sri Aurobindo
2 Tagore
3 J. Krishnamurti
4 Vivekananda

Answer: Tagore
9 Who among the following holds the view that ‘space, time and causation are not metaphysical realities, they are mere forms’ ?
1 Tagore
2 Vivekananda
3 Radha Krishnan
4 J. Krishnamurti

Answer: Vivekananda
10 Who among the following holds the view that ‘creation is plunge of the spirit into ignorance’ ?
1 Tagore
2 Gandhi
3 Vive Kanandan
4 Sri Aurobindo

Answer:Sri Aurobindo
11 In the context of Locke’s philosophy, consider the given Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and then mark the correct option as given below : Assertion (A) : All our knowledge is A posteriori. Reason (R) : Knowledge is received through sensation and reflection. Options :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) does not provide the correct explanation of (A).
2 (A) is true and (R) is false but (R) does not provide the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true and (R) is false but (R) provides the correct explanation of (A).
4 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) provides the correct explanation of (A).

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) provides the correct explanation of (A).
12 Sensationism, Empiricism and Representationism are altogether attributed to
1 Hume
2 Locke
3 Kant
4 Berkeley

Answer:Locke
13 The distinction between impression and idea was made by
1 Kant
2 Locke
3 Hume
4 Berkeley

Answer:Hume
14 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Considering (A) and (R) in the light of logical positivism select the correct code :
  1. Assertion (A) : According to the principle of verification ‘meaning of a proposition is the mode of its verification’.
  2. Reason (R) : All the statements which could neither be verified nor falsified by experience are meaningful.

Code :

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

Answer:(A) is true, but (R) is false.
15 Which one of the following statements is true with reference to St. Thomas Aquinas ?
1 God’s essence is identified with Reason.
2 God’s essence is identified with his existence, as pure actuality.
3 God’s essence is identified with his potentiality.
4 God has only existence, but no essence

Answer:God’s essence is identified with his existence, as pure actuality.

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