Metaphysics Quiz: What Do You Know About Metaphysics?

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What is metaphysics? Are you ready to take this metaphysics quiz? Metaphysics is an interesting subject that explores most fundamental questions. Philosophers had a great time studying this subject. What do you know about metaphysics? Take our quiz to prove your knowledge of this subject. Try to answer all the questions correctly. You are a genius if you manage to answer all these questions correctly. We hope you enjoy this quiz. Let's go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How can you describe Metaphysics?

    • A.

      A branch of philosophy

    • B.

      A branch of science

    • C.

      A social science

    • D.

      A branch of engineering

    Correct Answer
    A. A branch of philosophy
    Explanation
    Metaphysics can be described as a branch of philosophy because it deals with fundamental questions about reality, existence, knowledge, and the nature of being. It explores concepts such as the nature of reality, the relationship between mind and body, the existence of God, and the nature of time and space. As a branch of philosophy, metaphysics seeks to understand the fundamental nature of the world and our place in it, using logical reasoning and abstract thinking.

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  • 2. 

    Metaphysics includes which of the following?

    • A.

      Being

    • B.

      Reality

    • C.

      Existence

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that explores fundamental questions about the nature of reality, existence, and being. It delves into abstract concepts and seeks to understand the fundamental nature of the world and our place in it. Therefore, it includes all of the options listed - being, reality, and existence - as they are all central to the study of metaphysics.

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  • 3. 

    How many branches does Metaphysics have?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the fundamental nature of reality, existence, and knowledge. It explores concepts such as being, time, space, causality, and identity. While it is a complex field with various subtopics and areas of study, Metaphysics itself is considered to have two main branches: Ontology, which examines the nature of being and existence, and Epistemology, which focuses on the nature of knowledge and how we acquire it. Therefore, the correct answer is 2.

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  • 4. 

    Topics of metaphysical investigation include which of the following?

    • A.

       Space

    • B.

      Time

    • C.

      Objects

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Metaphysical investigation explores the fundamental nature of reality and existence. It delves into abstract concepts such as space, time, and objects to understand their essence and relationship to each other. By including "All of the above" as the correct answer, it suggests that all these topics are subjects of metaphysical investigation.

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  • 5. 

    Why do some philosophers reject the subject of Metaphysics?

    • A.

      They don’t have a interest in it.

    • B.

      They consider it impossible.

    • C.

      They regard it as unverifiable and meaningless.

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. They regard it as unverifiable and meaningless.
    Explanation
    Some philosophers reject the subject of Metaphysics because they regard it as unverifiable and meaningless. This means that they believe that metaphysical concepts and theories cannot be proven or verified through empirical evidence or logical reasoning. They may argue that metaphysical inquiries are speculative and lack a solid foundation in reality, making them irrelevant or futile in the pursuit of knowledge and understanding.

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  • 6. 

    A person that is doing metaphysics is called what?

    • A.

      Metaphysician

    • B.

      Philosophers

    • C.

      Metaphysics expert

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Metaphysician
    Explanation
    A person who is engaged in the study or practice of metaphysics is called a metaphysician. This term specifically refers to someone who explores the fundamental nature of reality, existence, and the relationship between mind and matter. Philosophers, on the other hand, encompass a broader range of individuals who study and contemplate various aspects of knowledge, ethics, logic, and reality. While a metaphysics expert could be an appropriate term to describe someone knowledgeable in metaphysics, it is not as commonly used as the term metaphysician. Therefore, the correct answer is "Metaphysician."

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  • 7. 

    Who introduced the concept that metaphysics could be influenced by theories of Aesthetics?

    • A.

      Parkerson

    • B.

      Edward

    • C.

      Wittgenstein

    • D.

      Carl

    Correct Answer
    C. Wittgenstein
    Explanation
    Wittgenstein introduced the concept that metaphysics could be influenced by theories of Aesthetics.

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  • 8. 

    What year did A. J. Ayer and Rudolf Carnap endorse Hume's position?

    • A.

      1920

    • B.

      1950

    • C.

      1940

    • D.

      1930

    Correct Answer
    D. 1930
    Explanation
    In 1930, A. J. Ayer and Rudolf Carnap endorsed Hume's position.

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  • 9. 

    How many conceptions are there about the "world"?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    D. 2
    Explanation
    The question asks about the number of conceptions about the "world". The answer "2" suggests that there are only two conceptions about the "world".

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  • 10. 

    Which of these philosophers discussed the different conceptions of the world?

    • A.

       Logical positivists

    • B.

      Kant

    • C.

      Peterson

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Kant
    Explanation
    Kant is the correct answer because he extensively discussed different conceptions of the world in his philosophical works. He explored the nature of reality, knowledge, and perception, emphasizing the subjective nature of human experience and the limitations of our understanding. Kant's philosophy also delved into metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics, providing a comprehensive analysis of different conceptions of the world and their implications.

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