Classical and Modern Western Philosophy-Metaphysics [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 1 - 4 of 66

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Question 1

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question MCQ▾

Consider the following statements in the light of Heraclitus and mark the correct code:

(i) Heraclitus held that the world had always existed and thus rejected cosmogony.

(ii) The world and its constituents are in a state of perpetual flux.

(iii) He argued that ‘The path up is the same as path down’ . (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only (i) is true.

b.

(i) , (ii) and (iii) are true.

c.

Only (i) and (iii) are true.

d.

Only (i) and (ii) are true.

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Magnet has a soul. (July)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Magnet possesses a power to move other things.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

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

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

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

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question MCQ▾

Who among the following Philosophers has propounded the concept of ‘Pure Being’ ? (June Paper - 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Parmenides

b.

Pythagoras

c.

Democritus

d.

Heraclitus

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Question 4

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question MCQ▾

Which group of the Philosophers noted below belongs to quantitative atomism? Mark the correct code as given below:

1. Anaxagoras

2. Leucippus

3. Democritus

4. Empedocles (June Paper - 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only 3

b.

1,3 and 4

c.

2 and 3

d.

All of the above

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