# 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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