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Question 1160

Question

Statement-Conclusion▾

Statement

In the syllogism below, which conclusion (s) follow (s) from the premises?

All students are men.

No men are beasts

Conclusions

  1. Therefore, no students are beasts.

  2. Therefore, no beasts are students.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

All of the conclusions follow.

b.

Only conclusion Ⅱ can follow.

c.

None of the conclusions follow.

d.

Either one of the conclusions follows.

Question 1161

Question

True-False▾

Statements

  1. The Pramanas accepted by the Naiyayikas are Pratyaksha, Anumana, Upamana and Shabda.

  2. In Anumana, Paksha refers to the major term – that which is inferred.

  3. Pratyaksha is of two kinds: Nirvikalpa and Savikalpa.

  4. Samanyalakshana Pratyaksha is intuitive omniscience which can be acquired through meditation.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both statement Ⅱ & statement Ⅳ are true.

b.

None of the statements is correct.

c.

Both statement Ⅰ & statement Ⅲ are true.

d.

All the statements are correct.

Question 1162

Question

True-False▾

Statements

  1. It accepts pratyaksa, anumana, sabda and upamana

  2. It accepts pratyaksa, anumana, sabda and arthapatti

  3. It accepts only pratyaksa and anumana

  4. It accepts only pratyaksa, anumana and sabda

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Statement Ⅰ, Ⅱ & Ⅳ are all true.

b.

Statement Ⅰ, Ⅲ & Ⅳ are all true.

c.

Only statement Ⅱ is true.

d.

Only statement Ⅰ is true.

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