The Self In Various Perspectives: Philosophy Quiz

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Do you understand the concept of self? With this, the self in various perspectives, philosophy quiz, you can test your understanding and knowledge. Basically, the self is a person as the object of its own reflective consciousness. Here, in this quiz, you will see the questions based on the philosophies about perspectives. Take the quiz, and pick the correct answers. Your final scores will be revealed after all the questions. Do share the quiz with others who have a keen interest in philosophies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Say that you bumped your pinky toe on the corner of a table. Which is the impression of this unpleasant experience?
    • A. 

      The reminiscence of bumping your pinky toe on the table

    • B. 

      The thought of bumping your pinky toe on the table

    • C. 

      The pain of bumping your pinky toe on the table

    • D. 

      The memory of bumping your pinky toe on the table

  • 2. 
    Tabula rasa is Latin for which term.
  • 3. 
    Socrates proposed that once the body dies, the soul survives beyond death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    According to this philosopher, the self is a thinking thing, separate from the body.
    • A. 

      Descartes

    • B. 

      Hume

    • C. 

      Kant

    • D. 

      Plato

  • 5. 
    In the dualistic view of reality, this is the realm of the actual world in which we live in
    • A. 

      Ideal

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Realistic

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The substance, for Locke, is the physical body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hume is the founder of modern philosophy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    This is the view that sense experience is the primary source of all knowledge, and only careful attention to these experiences can enable us to understand the world.
    • A. 

      Rationalism

    • B. 

      Relativism

    • C. 

      Philosophy

    • D. 

      Empiricism

  • 9. 
    In the three parts of the soul, this is dependent on the mind and heart.
    • A. 

      Spirit or Passion

    • B. 

      Physical Appetite

    • C. 

      Reason

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    For Hume, death is final.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    From the Crash Course video: According to this theory, personal identity persists over time because you retain memories of yourself at different points, and each of those memories is connected to one before it.
    • A. 

      Body Theory

    • B. 

      Memory Theory

    • C. 

      Soul Theory

    • D. 

      Physicality Theory

  • 12. 
    In the dualistic view of reality, this is the realm that is unchanging, eternal, and perfect.
    • A. 

      Ideal

    • B. 

      Physical

  • 13. 
    This is the view that reason is the primary source of all knowledge.
    • A. 

      Rationalism

    • B. 

      Relativism

    • C. 

      Philosophy

    • D. 

      Empiricism

  • 14. 
    A charioteer who cannot control the two independent winged horses is doomed for personal, intellectual, and spiritual failure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In a rather gruesome example, for Locke, having one’s limb accidentally cut will make his identity flawed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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