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Philosophy Objective Questions and Answers | Philosophy MCQs with Answers | Quiz Set 5

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1 The purpose of Phenomenological reduction of Husserl is to :
1 examine the meanings produced by pure impersonal consciousness.
2 examine the meanings of objects of the world.
3 examine meanings of objects of personal consciousness.
4 reject the meanings produced by pure impersonal consciousness.

Answer: examine the meanings produced by pure impersonal consciousness.
2 Consider the following propositions and choose the correct answer : ‘‘All judges are lawyers’’. ‘‘Some judges are not lawyers’’. Code :
1 Both the statements are opposed in Quality only.
2 Both the statements are opposed in Quantity only
3 The statements are opposed both in Quality and Quantity.
4 The statements are opposed in Quality and not in Quantity.

Answer: The statements are opposed both in Quality and Quantity.
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3 Given below are Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Consider them and select the correct code : Assertion (A) : In the context of Descarte’s philosophy whatever is clear and distinct must necessarily be true. Reason (R) : Knowledge is constituted of clear and distinct ideas. Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
2 (A) is true and (R) is false.
3 (A) is false and (R) is true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
4 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
4 ‘Matter is the permanent possibility of sensation’’. This famous statement is from :
1 James Mill
2 John Stuart Mill
3 Locke
4 Hume

Answer:Locke
5 All the following propositions except one are compatible with Leibnitz’s Philosophy :
1 Monads are infinitesimal Spiritual entities.
2 Monads are windowless
3 There is no hierarchy among the monads
4 Monads are indiscernible

Answer:There is no hierarchy among the monads
6 Descartes advocacy of Interactionism and Spinoza’s parallelism undermine : The marks have been awarded to all the Candidates against the question(s)
1 Monism and dualism
2 Dualism and pluralism
3 Dualism and naturalism
4 Dualism and Pantheism

Answer:The marks have been awarded to all the Candidates against the question(s)
7 Mark the incompatible with Hume’s philosophy :
1 There is no such thing as causal relation.
2 The so called self is only an aggregate of mental states
3 The world and its changes are because of God’s supremacy
4 All that can be known could be divided into ‘matters of fact’ and ‘relations of ideas’

Answer:The world and its changes are because of God’s supremacy
8 Given below are Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Consider them in the light of Plato’s Theory of Forms and select the correct code. Assertion (A) : Circularity does not exist in the physical world. Reason (R) : Circularity is not an example of form. 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 and (R) is false
4 (R) is true and (A) is false.

Answer: (A) is true and (R) is false
9 Consider (a), (b), (c) and (d) and then select the correct answer with reference to Descartes : (a) Truths of sciences can be doubted. (b) Sense - testimony can be doubted. (c) Nothing except the self can be doubted. (d) Act of doubting cannot be doubted. Code :
1 (a) and (b) are only correct
2 (a), (b) and (c) are only correct
3 (a), (b) and (d) are true
4 (b), (c) and (d) are only correct

Answer: (a), (b) and (d) are only correct
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10 According to Kant, Moral Laws are :
1 Apriori based on reason
2 Apriori not based on reason
3 Aposteriori not based on reason
4 Aposteriori based on reason

Answer: Apriori based on reason
11 Given below are an Assertion (A) and a Reason (R). Consider them and select the correct code with reference to Locke : Assertion (A) : According to Locke knowledge depends on the mental power to perceive or apprehend ideas and not in the more receptivity of ideas. Reason (R) : Knowledge is rational for it consists in seeing the agreement or disagreement between ideas. Code : The marks have been awarded to all the Candidates against the question(s)
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 Both (A) and (R) are false.
4 (A) is true and (R) is false.

Answer: The marks have been awarded to all the Candidates against the question(s)
12 Given below are Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Consider them and select the correct code : Assertion (A) : Hume regards impressions to be the basic touch stone of knowledge. Reason (R) : With the help of the law of association Hume shows that in causation there is no logical but psychological necessity. Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) gives the correct explanation of (A).
3 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) does not give correct explanation of (A).
4 (A) is true and (R) is false.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) does not give correct explanation of (A).
13 Given below are Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Consider them and select the correct code with reference to Berkeley : Assertion (A) : Berkeley, instead of subjectifying things tries to objectify ideas. ‘‘I am not for changing things into ideas but rather ideas into things.’’ Reason (R) : External things are caused by the Supreme Spirit or God who is external to any finite spirits. 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 Both (A) and (R) are false.
4 (A) is true and (R) is false.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
14 Which one of the following statements represents the philosophical position of Anaximander correctly ?
1 The ‘Limitless’ is the principle of the things that exist.
2 It is from the principle of ‘Limitless air’ that everything that exists comes into being
3 ‘‘Limitless number’’ is the principle of things that exist.
4 Limitless earth’ is the basic principle of everything that exists

Answer:The ‘Limitless’ is the principle of the things that exist.
15 Select the correct option. The standard of Scientific Knowledge for Kant is :
1 Synthetic aposteriori judgement
2 Analytic apriori judgement
3 Synthetic apriori judgement
4 Analytic aposteriori judgement

Answer: Synthetic apriori judgement

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