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Philosophy Objective Questions and Answers | Philosophy MCQs with Answers | Quiz Set 20

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Questions
1 Consider given Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and then mark the correct option as given below
  1. Assertion (A) : Gandhi accepted ‘Satyāgraha’ as a weapon to fight the British Empire
  2. Reason (R) : He was afraid of British rulers.

Code :

1 (A) and (R) both are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 (A) and (R) both are true, but (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.
2 Which one of the following statements is true with reference to Eco-feminism ?
1 It identifies culture with female and nature with male and questions the dominance of female.
2 It identifies culture with male and nature with female and questions the dominance of male.
3 It identifies culture with male and nature with female and questions the dominance of female
4 It identifies culture with female and nature with male and questions the dominance of male.

Answer:It identifies culture with male and nature with female and questions the dominance of male.
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3 Who among the following philosophers held the view that “A natural right is a son that never had a father’?
1 Edmurd Burke
2 Bentham
3 Nietzsche
4 Mac Intyre

Answer: Bentham
4 Which one of the following is not correct about Gandhian ethics ?
1 Truth as the end
2 Non-Violence as the means
3 Both the end means should be just
4 A Just end justifies the bad means

Answer:A Just end justifies the bad means
5 “I will kill you” is an example of which one of the following speech Acts according to Austin ?
1 Locutionary
2 Illocutionary
3 Perlocutionary
4 Non-locutionary

Answer:Illocutionary
6 Which one of the following lists correctly depicts Austin’s division of verbs that differ in their illocutionary force ?
1 Verdictives exercitives commissives, behavitives and expositives.
2 Verdictives, exercitives, commissives, syntactical and expositives.
3 Verdictives, exercitives, commissives, semantical and behavitives.
4 Verdictives, exercitives, semantical, syntactical and commissives

Answer: Verdictives exercitives commissives, behavitives and expositives.
7 “To be is to be the value of a variable” is the standpoint advocated by
1 Quine
2 Frege
3 Russell
4 Strawson

Answer:Quine
8 Which one of the following cannot be considered as indefinite description as per Russell ?
1 Present king of Ayodhya
2 Present President of India
3 Present Governor of Reserve Bank of India
4 Present Prime Minister of India.

Answer:Present king of Ayodhya
9 “There is no one standard meaning of a given word, it has as many meanings as it has uses, and that these are countless.” – is the view held by :
1 Russell
2 Frege
3 Wittgenstein
4 Dammett

Answer:Wittgenstein
10 “Death destroys all our possibilities” is the statement of
1 Heideggar
2 Husserl
3 Sartre
4 Jaspers

Answer:Sartre
11 According to which one of the following ‘essences’ can be ‘seen’ just as ‘tones’ can be ‘heard’.
1 Heideggar
2 Marcel
3 Husserl
4 Satre

Answer: Husserl
12 Which one of the following is not the aim of Husserl’s phenomenology ?
1 To discover the foundations of knowledge and experience.
2 To lay bare the structure which constitutes the essences of logical concepts.
3 To take neutral position with respect to the states of consciousness.
4 To accept the presuppositions of a given systems.

Answer:To accept the presuppositions of a given systems.
13 Which one of the following philosophers Contributed ‘Ontological turn’ to Hermeneutics.
1 Paul Ricoeur
2 Derrida
3 Habermas
4 Heidegger

Answer:Heidegger
14 Consider the following statements in the light of Husserl’s concept of phenomena and mark the correct code :
  1. Phenomena is a substantial unity that has real properties, real parts and real changes.
  2. Phenomena is no substantial unity, that has no real properties, known no real parts and no real changes.
  3. Phenomena have no nature, but only essence.
  4. Phenomena have no essence, but only nature.

Code :

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

Answer:Only (ii) and (iii) are true
15 Which one of the following statements is true with reference to Heidegger ?
1 Phenomena are what make up being, while being is always the being of some entity.
2 Phenomena are beyond being, while being is never the being of some entity.
3 Phenomena are devoid of being, while being is deprived of entity.
4 Phenomena and being are one and the same

Answer:Phenomena are what make up being, while being is always the being of some entity.

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