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Question 4

Classical Indian Philosophy
Yogacara-Vijnanavada

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Sunya in the sense of mere negation is pure nihilism. (July)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Sunya is contradicted by all valid means of knowledge.

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.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question 5

Classical Indian Philosophy
Advaita (Adhyasa, Brahman, Isvara, Atman, Jiva, Moksa, Visistadvaita)

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Brahman is truly independent among the reals; there is nothing equal or superior to it” – this view is upheld by (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Madhva

b.

Samkara

c.

Prabhakara

d.

Iswara Krishna

Question 6

Classical Indian Philosophy
Padarthas (Categories)

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Rsima can be repaid by (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Helping the poor

b.

Brahmacarya

c.

Performing yajna

d.

Giving birth to a son

Question 7

Classical Indian Philosophy
Pramana

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to Carvakas anumana cannot be a prama a because (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It is self-contradictory.

b.

It is not infallible.

c.

It cannot prove God.

d.

Its vyapti cannot be established.

Question 8

Classical Indian Philosophy
Purusa

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to Samkhya-yoga Purus a is (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Conscious and inactive

b.

Conscious and active

c.

Unconscious and inactive

d.

Unconscious and active

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