What Do You Know About Bertrand Russell?

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What Do You Know About Bertrand Russell?

Bertrand Arthur Rusell was a British logician, philospher, mathematician, writer, historian, and social critic (amongst others). What say and know you about this intellectual man?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At various points in his life, Russell considered himself a?
    • A. 

      Liberal

    • B. 

      Socialist

    • C. 

      Pacifist

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Rusell was born in Monmouthshire into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in the United Kingdom, he was born in the year?
    • A. 

      1871

    • B. 

      1879

    • C. 

      1870

    • D. 

      1872

  • 3. 
    Russell led the British revolt against idealism in the?
    • A. 

      18th century

    • B. 

      16th century

    • C. 

      20th century

    • D. 

      19th century

  • 4. 
    He is considered one of the founders of?
    • A. 

      Inductive reasoning

    • B. 

      Deductive reasoning

    • C. 

      Empiricism

    • D. 

      Analytic philosophy

  • 5. 
    He is widely held to be one of the 20th century’s premiere?
    • A. 

      Artisan

    • B. 

      Professional

    • C. 

      Poet

    • D. 

      Logicians

  • 6. 
    With A. N. Whitehead, he wrote Principia Mathematica, an attempt to create a logical basis for?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Philosophy

    • C. 

      Mathematics

    • D. 

      Physics

  • 7. 
    His work has had a considerate influence on mathematics and?
    • A. 

      Login and Set theory

    • B. 

      Linguistic and Artificial intelligence

    • C. 

      Cognitive and Computer science

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Russell was a prominent anti-war activist and he championed?
    • A. 

      Anti-imperialism

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      Mathematics

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    He went to prison for his pacifism during?
    • A. 

      Roman empire

    • B. 

      World War

    • C. 

      European conflict

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Rusell was awarded the Nobel Price in Literature in the year?
    • A. 

      1952

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1956

    • D. 

      1951

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