Philosophy Test Quiz1

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Philosophy Test Quiz1

We’re talking problem-free philosophy in this quiz, as we discuss the age-old study of general and fundamental problems involving existence, values, reason, mind, knowledge, language and more. What do you know about it? Let’s find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Theory of reality
    • A. 

      Ethics

    • B. 

      Logic

    • C. 

      Epistomology

    • D. 

      Metaphysics

  • 2. 
    Theory of knowledge
    • A. 

      Epistomology

    • B. 

      Metaphysics

    • C. 

      Logic

    • D. 

      Ehtics

  • 3. 
    Theory of reasoning & argument
    • A. 

      Ethics

    • B. 

      Metaphysics

    • C. 

      Logic

    • D. 

      Epistomology

  • 4. 
    Theory of morality
    • A. 

      Epistomology

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Logic

    • D. 

      Metaphysics

  • 5. 
    Philosophy means
  • 6. 
    Who was the founder of pragmaticism?
  • 7. 
    The intent of the arguer is for the premises to prove the conclusion with certainty
    • A. 

      Deductive

    • B. 

      Inductive

  • 8. 
    The intent of the arguer is for the premises to render the conclusion highly likely or probable
    • A. 

      Deductive

    • B. 

      Inductive

  • 9. 
    Plato's definition of knowledge was
  • 10. 
    Agreement is the primary source of knowledgescience and education
    • A. 

      Skepticism

    • B. 

      Rationalism

    • C. 

      Empiricism

    • D. 

      Pragmatism

  • 11. 
    Reason is the primary source of knowledgemath
    • A. 

      Pragmatism

    • B. 

      Skepticism

    • C. 

      Rationalism

    • D. 

      Empiricism

  • 12. 
    Doubts in varying degrees the existence of knowledge and reality
    • A. 

      Skepticism

    • B. 

      Empricism

    • C. 

      Rationalism

    • D. 

      Pragmatism

  • 13. 
    The senses are the primary source of knowledgescience
    • A. 

      Empricism

    • B. 

      Rationalism

    • C. 

      Skepticism

    • D. 

      Pragmatism

  • 14. 
    Doubts the existence of the external world
    • A. 

      Solipsism

    • B. 

      External world skept.

    • C. 

      Local skept.

    • D. 

      Global skept.

  • 15. 
    Doubts knowledge is possible at all
    • A. 

      External world skept.

    • B. 

      Solipsism

    • C. 

      Local skept.

    • D. 

      Global skept.

  • 16. 
    Doubts anything except your mind exists
    • A. 

      Local skept.

    • B. 

      Solipsism

    • C. 

      External world skept.

    • D. 

      Global skept.

  • 17. 
    Doubts knowledge in certain domain or areas
    • A. 

      Solipsism

    • B. 

      Global skept.

    • C. 

      Local skept.

    • D. 

      External world skept.

  • 18. 
    Wittgenstein thought that philosophy done properly was a form of
  • 19. 
    If an argument is sound must the premises be actually true?
  • 20. 
    If an argument is valid, must the premises be actually true?
  • 21. 
    A         argument is one where if the premises are true, the conclusion must be true
  • 22. 
    Geocentric perspectiveclaudius ptolemy
    • A. 

      The earth is the center of the universe

    • B. 

      The sun is the center of the universe

  • 23. 
    What does the Cogito demonstrate for Descartes?
  • 24. 
    Non empirical - you dont need your sense, you use your mind and understanding
  • 25. 
    Empirical - you need your senses
  • 26. 
    Which argument comes second in descartes' first meditation?
    • A. 

      Evil genius

    • B. 

      Insanity

    • C. 

      Dream

  • 27. 
    Truth is agreement with what the scientific community says and what is independent of any one reason
    • A. 

      Pragmatism

    • B. 

      Empriricsim

    • C. 

      Rationalism

    • D. 

      Pragamaticism

  • 28. 
    What argument comes first in Descartes' first meditation?
    • A. 

      Dream

    • B. 

      Evil genius

    • C. 

      Insanity

  • 29. 
    What is real is the whose characteristics are independent of what they are thought to be by any individual
    • A. 

      Practice

    • B. 

      Distinctness

    • C. 

      Familiarity

  • 30. 
    What a child knows
    • A. 

      Familiarity

    • B. 

      Practice

    • C. 

      Distinctness

  • 31. 
    The real is that which is destined to be agreed upon by all who investigate
    • A. 

      Practice

    • B. 

      Distinctness

    • C. 

      Familiarity

  • 32. 
    Believed that causation was a product of the mind, and not the world
  • 33. 
    A being that has properties of consciousness and has properties of a body
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Frankfurt

    • C. 

      Descartes

    • D. 

      Strawson

  • 34. 
    Self consciousness and a different structure will; first and second order desires
    • A. 

      Wanton

    • B. 

      Frankfurt

    • C. 

      Descartes

    • D. 

      Strawson

  • 35. 
    Language user, free will, self-conscious
    • A. 

      Strawson

    • B. 

      Hume

    • C. 

      Frankfurt

    • D. 

      Basic

  • 36. 
    I cause some of my actions and some of my actions are caused by things beyond my will
    • A. 

      Libertarianism

    • B. 

      Soft determinism (optimist)

    • C. 

      Hard determinism (pessimist)

  • 37. 
    I cause all of my actions
    • A. 

      Optimist

    • B. 

      Hard determinism

    • C. 

      Libertarianism

    • D. 

      Soft determinism

  • 38. 
    All of my actions are caused by things beyond my will
    • A. 

      Soft determinism

    • B. 

      Hard determinism

    • C. 

      Libertarianism

    • D. 

      Free will

  • 39. 
    Prompted by actions of others on people other than ourselves.we are typically morally approving or disapproving when someone actions in a positive or negative way towards others
    • A. 

      Self directed

    • B. 

      Vicarious

    • C. 

      Other directed

  • 40. 
    Prompted by oneself about how we should act towards othersguilt, shame, remorseviolation of goodwill
    • A. 

      Vicarious

    • B. 

      Self directed

    • C. 

      Other directed

  • 41. 
    Prompted by actions of others toward usbasic desire to be treated well and not to be treated badly
    • A. 

      Self directed

    • B. 

      Other directed

    • C. 

      Vicarious