GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy: Questions 488 - 490 of 1372

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Question 488

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

A Categorical syllogism commits a fallacy of four terms if more than three terms are used. (November paper-3)

Reason(Ꭱ)

In a standard form of categorical syllogism, there are three and only three terms occurring twice each in the same meaning

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

Question 489

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The cause of the apprehension of past and present according to the Vaiśesikas is: (November Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Kala

b.

Dik

c.

Akasha

d.

All a., b. and c. are correct

Question 490

Laws of Thought Classification of Propositions Square of Opposition

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

In the context of Traditional square of opposition of proposition, Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer by choosing the codes given below: (January Paper-3)

List-Ⅰ (Coloum-1)List-Ⅱ (Coloum-2)
(A)

If A is false

(i)

I is undetermined

(B)

If I is false

(ii)

O is undetermined

(C)

If O is true

(iii)

E is undetermined

(D)

If I is true

(iv)

A is false

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

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