Philosophy Quizzes & Trivia

What is a question? What is the purpose of a question? What is the purpose of man? What if the purpose of man is solely to answer questions? Could this be the ultimate goal in life? Well it could and it certainly is the ultimate goal of our philosophy quiz. Take your time and analyze our philosophy trivia which challenge your knowledge on the topic.

What famous philosopher was also the tutor of Alexander the Great? What philosopher is known mostly from the works of Plato and Xenophon? What legendary Roman philosopher was also the tutor of Roman emperor Nero? Some of the greatest minds in the history of philosophy are included in these quizzes. Will you be able to find all the right answers? If so, shout out: Eureka!

Quiz yourself on the terms and concepts you've learned in this section!

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 1445   |  Last updated: Dec 28, 2018
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    Arguments in ordinary language usually aren’t presented in standard form.

From sophistry to skepticism, see what ancient philosophy you adhere to the best!

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 984   |  Last updated: Dec 19, 2016
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    Do you believe in God?

Social Ethics/Philosophy 226: Ch 12 Ethics and Discrimination: Nonconsequentialist or Consequentialist considerations. Label the following examples of arguments regarding Preferential Treatment as appealing to:(N)...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 320   |  Last updated: Dec 19, 2016
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    If we hire people according to their sex or race, they will have less self-esteem than if they are hired on competence.

THIS IS THE OFFICIAL QUIZ. YOU MAY ONLY TAKE IT ONCE. DO NOT PRESS THE BACK BUTTON TO CHANGE YOUR ANSWERS! THIS WILL INVALIDATE YOUR RESULTS! You will take 30 questions at a time randomly with a time limit of 90 minutes. You...

Questions: 40  |  Attempts: 305   |  Last updated: Apr 10, 2019
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    The word "philosophy" derives from:

The story Babylon revisited takes us through the story of Charlie a person who lived a very extravagant life of Charlie Wales who later loses everything and is trying to rebuild. The quiz below is designed to see what you...

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 257   |  Last updated: Oct 16, 2018
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    What is the name of the bar that Charlie revisits in the beginning of the story?




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What is the purpose of philosophy in education?
The truth is, the importance of philosophy in education cannot be overemphasized. The sole purpose of philosophy in education is to facilitate fast accessibility to certain facts or truth we desire. However, philosophy is also needed in education so
Is philosophy a part of science?
Both science and philosophy are two major branches of knowledge that are connected in some ways. I believe science and philosophy work hand in hand. Philosophy can be regarded as a comprehensive system of belief that longs after the truth through rea
Is there anything beyond science?
The fact that there are so many things that are yet to be explained through science suggests there are a lot of things beyond science. While we appreciate the various works of science and the humongous contributions humanity has enjoyed through it, t
What is the difference between Fact and Truth?
Based on the concept of fact and opinion, a fact can best be described as something that can be proven true. Everyone accepts the truth. Therefore, facts are researched and then accepted, whereas the truth is already accepted and it does not have to
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