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Philosophy Objective Questions and Answers | Philosophy MCQs with Answers | Quiz Set 17

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1 The pen I am writing with according to Advaita is
1 Sat
2 Asat
3 Both Sat and Asat
4 Neither Sat nor Asat

Answer:Neither Sat nor Asat
2 Which one according to the Vaiśesikas is the asamavay kāra a of a pot ?
1 Kapāla
2 Kapāla-samyoga
3 Upādāna
4 Danda-samyoga

Answer:Kapāla-samyoga
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3 Select the code that states nitya mūrtadravyas only
1 Ksiti, manas, ākāśá
2 Dik, Kāla, ātmā
3 Paramānus of Ksiti , teja and maruta
4 Kāla, ātma and manas.

Answer:Paramānus of Ksiti , teja and maruta
4 The absence (abhāva) of bitterness resides in sugar _____ by the relation of
1 Samavāya
2 Samyoga
3 Viśesanatā
4 Svarūpa

Answer:Svarūpa
5 In case of a pot the stick of the potter is according to the Vaiśsikas
1 Samavāyikāra a
2 Asamavayikāra a
3 Nimittakāra a
4 Anyathāsiddha

Answer:Nimittakāra a
6 The relation between jāti and vyakti according to Kumārila is
1 Samavāya
2 Tādātmya
3 Svarūpa
4 Samyoga

Answer: Tādātmya
7 Which one of the following is true with reference to Leibnitz’s doctrine of pre-established Harmony ?
1 Bodies and Souls work inconsonance with each other and become one.
2 Bodies act as if there were no souls, and souls act as if there were no bodies, but both act as if one influenced the other.
3 Bodies act on souls and souls act on bodies.
4 Both bodies and souls are one and the same

Answer:Bodies act as if there were no souls, and souls act as if there were no bodies, but both act as if one influenced the other.
8 Consider the following statements with reference to Kant and mark the correct code :
  1. Space and Time are objective and exist in their own right.
  2. Space and Time are not objective but only appearances and are relative.
  3. Space and Time are a priori.

Code :

1 Only (ii) is true
2 Only (i) and (ii) are true
3 Only (iii) is true
4 Only (i) and (iii) are true

Answer: Only (iii) is true
9 Consider the following statements with reference to Descartes and mark the correct code
  1. All Mental states are reducible to Physical states.
  2. All Physical states are reducible to Mental states.
  3. Body-Mind relation is not similar to that of Car and Driver.
  4. There is no Corporeal and non-corporeal distinction with respect to human beings.

Code :

1 Only (iii) is true.
2 Only (i) and (iv) are true
3 Only (ii) and (iii) are true
4 Only (ii), (iii) and (iv) are true

Answer: Only (iii) is true.
10 ‘It is impossible to realize perfect truth so long as we are imprisoned in the mortal frame’ is the view of
1 K.C. Bhattacharya
2 Radhakrishnan
3 J. Krishnamurti
4 Gandhi

Answer:Gandhi
11 Consider given Assertion (A) and Reason (R) in the light of Hume and mark the correct code.
  1. Assertion (A) : Personal identity is the work of imagination.
  2. Reason (R) : The succession of pleasure-pain, sensations and images are connected together by resemblance, contiguity and causation.

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 the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is the false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
12 Relation between word and its’ meaning is not natural is the view upheld by
1 Bauddhas
2 Vedāntins
3 māmsākas
4 Naiyāyikās

Answer:Naiyāyikās
13 Which of the following pair supports the view that Truth of Cognition has not to be verified by any other cognition ?
1 Vedanta and Mimāmsa
2 Mimāmsa and Sāmkhya
3 Mimāmsa and Nyāya
4 Vedānta and Nyāya

Answer:Vedanta and Mimāmsa
14 When the implied meaning of a word or an expression excludes the primary meaning partially, then it is the case of
1 Abhidhā
2 Ajahat lak a ā
3 Jahat – Ajahat lak a ā
4 Vyañjanā

Answer: Jahat – Ajahat lak a ā
15 The negation of the non-cow is a positive entity and is different from the non-cow is the view appropriated by :
1 Naigama Naya
2 Apohavāda
3 Pratibi bavāda
4 Saptabhanginaya

Answer: Apohavāda

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