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Question 1200

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

Mill, in his Utilitarianism, proposes the conception of Utility or Happiness as the directive rule of human conduct.

Which of the following are drawn from his conception of Happiness to form the utilitarian standard?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The agent acts as a disinterested spectator

b.

The agent՚s own happiness is the paramount

c.

Happiness of all concerned is over-riding

d.

Both c. and a. are correct

Question 1201

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MCQ▾

Identify the true statements with regard to the concept of Prakriti in Sankhya Darshana:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Prakriti is Trigunatmika – of the nature of the three Gunas.

b.

The whole universe of experience has evolved out of Prakriti.

c.

Prakriti exists for the sake of Purusha.

d.

All b., c. and a. are correct

Question 1202

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MCQ▾

Which of the following are parts of the embodied soul according to Plato?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Appetite

b.

Reason

c.

High Spirit.

d.

All c., b. and a. are correct

Question 1203

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

Read the passage carefully and answer the following question.

While I condemn a religion of rules, I must not be understood to hold the opinion that there is no necessity for a religion. On the contrary, I agree with Burke, when he says that, “True religion is the foundation of society, the basis on which all true civil government rests, and both their sanction.” Consequently, when I urge that these ancient rules of life be annulled, I am anxious that their place shall be taken by a religion of principles, which alone can claim to being a true religion. B. R Ambedkar, Annihilation of Caste.

From the above passage, which among the following accurately represents Ambedkar՚s view on foundation of society?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Religion of rules should not provide for a foundation of society.

b.

Traditional religion should not provide the foundation of society.

c.

Religion of principles should provide the foundation of society.

d.

Religion is not necessary for the foundation of society.

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