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Question 1

Vaisesika
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 2

Vaisesika
Padarthas (Categories)

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The asamavikarana of an earthen pot according to the Vaisesikas is- (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The conjunction of the parts of the pot

b.

Earth itself

c.

Parts of the pot

d.

Pot itself

Question 3

Vaisesika
Paratahpramanya

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one among the following is the cause of the magnitude (Parimana) of trasarenu according to the Vaisesikas? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Trasarenu themselves

b.

Number of the trasarenus

c.

Number of the Paramanus

d.

Number of the dryanukas

Question 4

Vaisesika
Padarthas (Categories)

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

The liberated soul must be Ja da (matter) . (July)

Reason(Ꭱ)

The liberated soul loses even its consciousness.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

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

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question 5

Vaisesika
Theory of Atomism (Paramanuvada)

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The asamavayikarana of the colour of a piece of cloth is (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The colour of the threads

b.

The piece of cloth itself

c.

The colour of the piece of cloth

d.

None of the above

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