GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy: Questions 902 - 905 of 1372

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Question 902

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is the correct meaning of the word “Kaivalya” in Patanjali՚s Yoga system?

(24th June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Separation of Purusha from Prakriti

b.

Control of Breath

c.

Union with Ishvara

d.

Self-hypnotization

Question 903

Advaita (Adhyasa, Brahman, Isvara, Atman, Jiva, Moksa, Visistadvaita)

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Among the following, which one is acceptable to Ramanuja? (24th June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Brahman is Nirguna only

b.

Jagat is an appearance

c.

Prapatii is the royal road to Moksha

d.

Jiva is absolutely different from Brahman

Question 904

Concept of Absolute and Its Alternative Forms

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the two Lists: (24th June)

List-Ⅰ (Thinker)List-Ⅱ (Thought)
(A)

Tagore

(i)

Philosophy, mythology and ritual are three contents of religion

(B)

KC Bhattacharya

(ii)

Divine life is the ultimate destiny

(C)

Vivekananda

(iii)

Dharma is the implicit truth of all things

(D)

Sri Aurobindo

(iv)

Absolute cannot be described even as reality

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

Question 905

Truth Table for Testing the Validity of Arguments

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Use truth tables to decide if the following is a logical equivalence (24th June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Equivalent shown by row 3 and 6

b.

Not equivalent shown by row 6 and row 8

c.

Equivalent shown by row 6 and row 8

d.

Not equivalent shown by row 3 and 6

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