What Do You Know About Philosophy?

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What Do You Know About Philosophy?

Philosophy can be regarded as the study of the key nature of existence, reality, and knowledge, particularly when considered and taken as an academic discipline. Let see how much you know about philosophy?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Apart from metaphysics, epistemology and axiology, what of the following is one of the main divisions of philosophy?
    • A. 

      Logic

    • B. 

      Aesthetics

    • C. 

      Categorical logic

    • D. 

      Bioethics

  • 2. 
    An unexamined life is a tragedy for Socrates because it leads to grievous harm to which of the following? 
    • A. 

      The body

    • B. 

      The soul

    • C. 

      The state

    • D. 

      The justice system

  • 3. 
    By lack of which of the following is the soul harmed for Socrates?
    • A. 

      Wealth

    • B. 

      Community

    • C. 

      Courage

    • D. 

      Knowledge

  • 4. 
    To uncover the truth, a question-and-answer dialogue used whereby propositions are methodically scrutinized is called?
    • A. 

      the Socratic method

    • B. 

      The Socratic jest

    • C. 

      A debate

    • D. 

      An argument

  • 5. 
    If a set of statements is assumed true, and an absurd or a false statement can be deduced from it, then the actual set of statements as a whole must turn out to be false. This kind of argument is called?
    • A. 

      Modus ponens

    • B. 

      Hypothetical syllogism

    • C. 

      Reductio ad absurdum

    • D. 

      Modus tollens

  • 6. 
    To seek answers to fundamental questions about knowledge, morality and reality, the systematic use of critical reasoning in order to find the answers is called?
    • A. 

      The philosophical method

    • B. 

      Propositional logic

    • C. 

      Syllogistic reasoning

    • D. 

      The argumentative method

  • 7. 
    “An unexamined life is not worth living”, which is a famous statement is attributed to who?
    • A. 

      John Locke

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Aristotle

  • 8. 
    The fundamental study of reality in the liberal sense or an inquiry into the basic nature of the universe and the objects in it, is known as?
    • A. 

      Epistemology

    • B. 

      Quantum physics

    • C. 

      Axiology

    • D. 

      Metaphysics

  • 9. 
    Questions like “What is truth?” and “What is knowledge?” are backbones of a  branch in philosophy called?
    • A. 

      Metaphysics

    • B. 

      Epistemology

    • C. 

      Aesthetics

    • D. 

      Logic

  • 10. 
    As indicated by Socrates, an exclusive pursuit of pleasure, power, wealth, and social status is known as?
    • A. 

      Philosophical ambition

    • B. 

      Worldly wisdom

    • C. 

      Exceptional desires

    • D. 

      An unhealthy soul