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1. Greek Philosophy begins with
(A) An inquiry into the essence of
the objective world.
(B) By studying body and mind
(C) Accepting received opinions.
(D) Accepting customary set forth
2. For Russell, the father of the line of
philosophers was
(A) Thales
(B) Socrates
(C) Plato
(D) Anaximander
3. The prominent sophists were
I. Protagoras
II. Gorgias
III. Socrates
IV. Plato
Code :
(A) I and III
(B) I and II
(C) III and IV
(D) II and IV
4. ‘Socratic Irony’ means
(A) Lecturing on the street corners.
(B) Ready to face death for the
sake of truth.
(C) Evolving truth through
(D) Acting as that one knew less.
5. For Plato, Dialectics
(A) is based on reason
(B) gives us mere appearances
(C) rests on personal feelings
(D) is the art of thinking in
6. According to Empiricists, all
knowledge springs from
(A) Experience
(B) Understanding
(C) God
(D) Reason
7. According to Leibnitz, soul is
(A) not a monad
(B) an independent monad
(C) supreme monad
(D) in the ‘pineal gland’

8. Saint Augustine’s influential work,
The City of God was considered as
the first book on
(A) Comparative Philosophy
(B) Philosophy of Religion
(C) Philosophy of History
(D) Philosophy of Christianity
9. Summa Theologica was written by
(A) Saint Augustine
(B) Saint Anselm
(C) St. Thomas Aquinas
(D) None of the above
10. An Essay Concerning Human
Understanding was written by
(A) Descartes
(B) Spinoza
(C) Leibnitz
(D) Locke
11. Spinoza’s monistic pluralism
reduces individuals to the following :
(A) Idea
(B) Attribute
(C) Substance
(D) Mode
12. Which of the following statements
are not true for Heraclitus ?
I. Fire is the basic world stuff.
II. To men all things are fair and
III. To God all things are fair and
IV. You cannot step into the same
river twice.
Code :
(A) I and II
(B) III and IV
(C) II only
(D) II and III
13. Who said, “The world at every stage
is both a product and a prophecy” ?
(A) Socrates
(B) Plato
(C) Locke
(D) Hegel
14. Find out the odd :
(A) Descartes was a monist.
(B) Hume was a sceptic.
(C) Leibnitz was a pluralist.
(D) Locke was an empiricist.

15. Locke says intuitive knowledge is
that which
(A) is self-evident and certain
(B) is gained through comparison
(C) we have in experience
(D) can be proved
16. Consider the List – I and the List – II
and select the code correctly
matched :
List – I List – II
(1) Thales (i) Academy
(2) Plato (ii) Change
(3) Pythagoras (iii) Numbers
(4) Heraclitus (iv) Water
Code :
(1) (2) (3) (4)
(A) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
(B) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
(C) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(D) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)
17. Which of the following is the dictum
of Kant ?
(A) “Man is born free and
everywhere he is in chains.”
(B) “Percepts without concepts are
blind and concepts without
percepts are empty.”
(C) “Whatever is real is rational
and whatever rational is real.”
(D) “An unexamined life is not
18. According to whom the first causes
of things is philosophy ?
(A) Aristotle
(B) Heraclitus
(C) Locke
(D) Russell
19. According to whom ‘we know only
what we experience in sensation and
reflection’ ?
(A) Locke
(B) Berkeley
(C) Hume
(D) Descartes
20. According to Berkeley esse est
percipi means :
(A) ‘I think Therefore I am.’
(B) ‘To be is to be perceived.’
(C) ‘Doubt implies doubter.’
(D) ‘Analysis of perceived things.’
21. Nietzsche has not written the
following book :
(A) Beyond Good and Evil
(B) Thus Spake Zarathustra
(C) Will to Power
(D) The World as Will and Idea

22. The statement, ‘Logic is a mirror
image of the world’, is made by
(A) Wittgenstein
(B) Russell
(C) Quine
(D) Ryle
23. Logical Atomism is the doctrine
propounded by
(A) Wittgenstein
(B) Russell
(C) Quine
(D) Ryle
24. The distinction between ‘Knowledge
of acquaintance’ and ‘Knowledge by
description’, is made by
(A) Austin
(B) Ryle
(C) Russell
(D) Davidson
25. “The activity of nothing is nothing’,
is said by
(A) Sartre
(B) Heidegger
(C) Russell
(D) Husserl
26. Which Upanis.
calls God as
Tajjalan ?
(A) Chandogya
(B) Katha
(C) Mandukya
(D) Mundaka
27. For Carvaka
(A) Happiness is liberation
(B) Death is liberation
(C) Karma is liberation
(D) Knowledge is liberation
28. The following Noble Truth of the
Buddha includes the doctrine of
Dependent Origination :
(A) There is suffering
(B) There is cessation of suffering
(C) There is cause of suffering
(D) Path of liberation
29. The correct order of anumana in
Indian Logic is
(A) Minor premise, Conclusion
and Major premise
(B) Major premise, Minor premise
and Conclusion
(C) Conclusion, Major premise
and Minor premise
(D) None of the above

30. According to Vaise. sika, “The
donkey is not a horse.” is an example
(A) Pragabhava
(B) Dhva
(C) Atyantabhava
(D) Anyonyabhava
31. In the following Samadhi, citta is
identified with some subtle object :
(A) Savitarka
(B) Savicara
(C) Sananda
(D) Sasmita
32. Sribha. sya is the authoritative text of
(A) Visi. stadvaita
(B) Advaita
(C) Dvaita
(D) Dvaitadvaita
33. Kumbhaka is a step in
(A) Yama
(B) Niyama
(C) Asana
(D) Pra . nayama
34. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : In Sa ikhya, Puru. sa
is pure consciousness.
Reason (R) : Puru. sa is both body
and mind.
In the context of the above two
statements, which one of the
following is correct ?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
35. “Liberation is attained when
ignorance is overcome.” Whose
view is this ?
(A) Carvaka, Bauddha and Jaina
(B) Carvaka, Bauddha and
Vaise. sika
(C) Carvaka, Vaise. sika and
Mima .
(D) Bauddha, Mima .
msa and
Advaita Vedanta

36. Match the items under List – I with
items under List – II and select the
correct answer :
List – I List – II
I. Para 1. A part of God
conjoined to
the body
II. Vyuha 2. God enters into
the soul of the
III. Mukhya
3. In it, there is
IV. Antaryami 4. Efficient cause
of the drama of
the universe
Code :
(A) 3 4 1 2
(B) 4 3 1 2
(C) 1 2 4 3
(D) 2 1 3 4
37. Consider the following statements,
which are with regard to Jainism :
1. Relatively, a thing is real.
2. Relatively, a thing is unreal.
3. Relatively, a thing is
Which of the above are correct ?
(A) 1 and 3
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 2
(D) 1, 2 and 3
38. Find out the odd.
(A) Carvaka is a materialist.
(B) Sa
khya is pluralist.
(C) Vaise. sika is atomist.
(D) Madhva is a dualist.
39. Which of the following is correct ?
(A) Brahman is satya, therefore
jagat is mithya.
(B) Jagat is mithya, therefore
Brahman is satya.
(C) Brahman is satya and jagat is
(D) All of the above.
40. Who reduced Upamana to inference ?
(A) Sa
(B) Vaise. sika
(C) Sa .
mkhya and Vaise. sika
(D) Advaita Vedanta
41. The author of Gitanjali is
(A) Gandhi
(B) Tagore
(C) K.C. Bhattacarya
(D) Ambedkar

42. The doctrine of trusteeship is
propounded by
(A) J. Krishnamurti
(B) Swami Vivekananda
(C) Radhakrishnan
(D) Gandhi
43. The architect of Indian Constitution
(A) Gandhi
(B) Sri Aurobinda
(C) Tagore
(D) Ambedkar
44. Sri Aurobindo is a
(A) Purnadvaitin
(B) Visistadvaitin
(C) Advaitin
(D) Dvaitin
45. Radhakrishnan is the author of
(A) Sarvodaya
(B) Life Divine
(C) Religion and Society
(D) Who Are the Sudras ?
46. The Journal Harijan was run by
(A) Ambedkar
(B) Sri Aurobindo
(C) Gandhi
(D) Swami Vivekananda
47. Ambedkar was very much
influenced by
(A) Buddhism
(B) Christianity
(C) Hinduism
(D) Jainism
48. J. Krishnamurti said which of the
following ?
(A) Truth is God.
(B) Truth is what works.
(C) Truth is painful.
(D) Truth is a pathless land.
49. Who said, “Education is the
manifestation of perfection which is
already there in man” ?
(A) Swami Vivekananda
(B) Sri Aurobindo
(C) Iqbal
(D) Gandhi
50. Which of the following statements
are made by J. Krishnamurti ?
1. Duty is complete order.
2. Freedom and love go together.
3. The mind has to be empty to
see clearly.
4. Journey is better than arrival.
(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) All of the above

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