GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy: Questions 572 - 576 of 1372

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Question 572

Question

MCQ▾

The term common wealth has been used in the social contract theory by

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hobbes

b.

Locke

c.

Rousseau

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 573

Truth Table for Testing the Validity of Arguments

Question

MCQ▾

All Indians are opposed to the presence of the foreign military camps on Indian soil,

All Maharashtrians are opposed to them. This argument is an example of

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Mixed Syllogism

b.

I st order Enthymemes

c.

Categorical syllogism

d.

Second order Enthymemes

Question 574

Truth Table for Testing the Validity of Arguments

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Being overweight leads to a shortened lifespan because it՚s unhealthy. (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Begging the question

b.

Ad hominem

c.

False cause

d.

Slippery slope

Question 575

Truth Table for Testing the Validity of Arguments

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following fallacies with their other names

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

Missing the point

(i)

Ad Hominem

(B)

Appeal to Emotion

(ii)

Ad Populum

(C)

Appeal to Force

(iii)

Ad Populum

(D)

Argument against people

(iv)

Ad Baculum

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

Question 576

Quantification and Rules of Quantification

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

From any true substitution instance of a propositional function, we may validly infer the existential quantification of that propositional function. Identify this rule (Decemer)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Existential Generalisation

b.

Universal Generalisation

c.

Existential Instantiation

d.

Universal Instantiation

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