How long will you be remembered after you die? Is the cultural trend of individualism and the rejection of collectivism a beneficial or detrimental trend? Would it act in exactly the same manner as you like a mirror or would it act differently? Should full access to the internet be a fundamental human right? Is it possible that some people are genetically predisposed to hatred? Does art hurt society in any way? How would society change if men were able to get pregnant and men and women both had an equal chance of getting pregnant? Would you be able to tell if time had been altered in some way? Which do you think is more likely? What would people who never suffered be like? What is not associated with Pragmatism? What actions in your life will have the longest reaching consequences? The point of the Socratic method is to determine the truth of a belief by means of dialectical exchange questions and answers, hypothesis and counter-example. If emotions are the product of biochemical reactions, then in the future we will be theoretically able to control them. Philosophical questions about human nature and the human condition What harsh truths do you prefer to ignore? According to which educational philosophy, socially useful labour must form the central pivot of the entire school? What would be the most ethical way to give away five million dollars? What are you capable of achieving? With that in mind, how do you know which of your memories are genuine and which have been altered or made up? According to Socrates, it is important that we discover what makes a particular action e. Philosophy is concerned primarily with identifying beliefs about human existence and evaluating arguments that support those beliefs. If doing something good for others makes us feel good, can there ever be such a thing as pure altruism? The Swaraj of today is within the Empire and not independent of it. What is the most important goal every person should have? Different people and different organisms perceive reality in vastly different ways. On what depends the values of an educational experience in the eyes of the idealist? What do you think your future self will remember about you now? What life-altering things should every human ideally get to experience at least once in their lives? According to Socrates, just as there is a difference between what an ironic statement says and its true meaning, so also appearances differ from reality.
If you want the whole quiz to be used offline, copy the file to your local drive. Is it possible to prove that other people besides yourself have consciousness? Plato indicates that the knowledge of pure reason is preferable to conceptual understanding, because knowing that something is a certain kind of thing is not as good as knowing: a how we come to learn what to call a thing in virtue of our own experiences. Should we terraform planets if it means that we may be destroying undiscovered microscopic alien life? The most important thing to keep in mind for a teacher according to Realism in education is a The method of teaching. What is your definition of evil? Who emphasized that education should be a social process? Click on the chapter title for a multiple-choice self-quiz consisting of 10 questions. Is it more important to help yourself, help your family, help your society, or help the world? In philosophy the purpose of rational self-examination is to develop arguments that correct or support beliefs in ways that could be persuasive even to people with different backgrounds. In his discussion of the Divided Line, Plato says that, in contrast to mere belief or opinion, knowledge is a belief for which we give reasons or justifications by appealing: a to what our senses reveal to us about how things appear to us, not how they really are.
Is a life that focuses on avoiding pain and seeking out pleasure a good and worthwhile life? What is development of social sense and cooperation among the individuals through education? Is poverty in society inevitable? With that in mind, what is real and what is just our perception of reality? Myth provides the vocabulary and grammar in terms of which both philosophical questions and their answers are intelligible. By what standards do you judge yourself? Is it better for a person to have a broad knowledge base or a deep knowledge base? Are there limits to human creativity? How conscious do you think animals are? Could societies exist without a way to transfer value i. If everyone said what they were actually thinking, what would happen to society? If babies are considered innocent, when do people cease to be innocent? Assume that in the future there will be huge leaps in human augmentation. Right to Form Association is a— A Civil Right B Legal Right C Political Right D Natural Right Ans: A 4. Your perception of the world is just what your brain constructs for you from the signals sent by your senses. That is, his wisdom consists in his recognition not only that he is ignorant of such essences but also that: a justice, like knowledge, requires that we admit that we know nothing and never will. How long will those effects be felt? Proportional Representation may take form of— A Single Transferable Vote System or List System B Cumulative Voter System C Separate Electorate System D Alternative Vote System Ans: A 5.
Is hierarchy necessary for all successful human communities? Decisions on defections about disqualification of the members of the Lok Sabha are made by the— A Speaker B Prime Minister C President in accordance with the opinion of the Election Commission D Secretary to the Parliament Ans: C 8. Which is the most widely accepted method of education, according to the pragmatists? Which among the following is not essentially desirable in the project method? What do you mean by curriculum? According to which philosophy of education, childhood is something desirable for its own sake and children should be children? Political Science Multiple Choice Questions and Answers 1. What do you contribute back to society? How would you define genius? Would the world be a better or worse place if everyone looked the same? Is humanity headed in the right or wrong direction? Whereas the social sciences e. Which among the following statements is not a characteristic of Marxism? Does hardship make a person stronger? Philosophical questions about the human mind, consciousness, and intelligence Is happiness just chemicals flowing through your brain or something more? In the Socratic method of enquiry, one asks questions aimed at discovering the nature, essence, or fundamental principles of the topic under consideration. Where do you find meaning in your life? Harmonious development of the child aim of education means a Development of all the qualities of the mind to the maximum possible extent. What causes the most harm in the world, but is completely avoidable? If so, under what conditions and at what point is it too much hardship? Why are humans so fascinated by mass murderers if their actions are universally considered evil and vile? Would you want to know you are going to die before hand or die suddenly without warning? If not, what makes a person stronger? Why are humans so susceptible to? What does it mean to live a good life? Does the study of philosophy ever lead to answers or simply more questions? It does this through 1 expressing our ideas in clear, concise language and 2 supporting those ideas with reasons and with overcoming objections to them. Does knowledge have intrinsic value or does it need to have a practical use to have value? What would happen if a maximum income of was implemented? Learning about the differing moral codes of different societies.
How do you define consciousness? Why have many societies begun to place such a high value on emotions and being emotional? If so, what genetic changes would you choose to make? Which one of the following education systems supports scientific progress? How much privacy are you willing to sacrifice for safety? Is the meaning of life the same for animals and humans? What is the compulsory element of learning? A Mahatma Gandhi B Jawaharlal Nehru C Tilak D Lala Lajpat Rai Ans: C 3. What is the biggest threat to the social contract in our country? Which is a great disadvantage of the project method? Is it better to be a big fish in a small pond or a small fish in a big pond? At what point would it not be you? Was the agricultural revolution and the explosion of civilizations that came from it an overall good thing for humans or a negative? The legal theory of Rights believes that— A The rights are created by the state B The rights are created by the nature C The rights are created by the society D The rights are eternal Ans: A 13. How much effort should an individual put into not offending others? Forms do not exist in the sensible world because: a in the sensible world only mathematical objects e. What is teaching through deductive method? If so, what is it? Given a scale from completely human to completely machine, how far would you choose to augment yourself with robotics? Customary rights are supported by— A Cicero B Laski C Ritchie D J. Is some degree of censorship necessary? What are the biggest moral dilemmas your country is facing now? Which is a more valid point of view or are they both equally valid? If so, do we have free will? If all humans want the same basic things, why is there so much violence and strife between people? Who was the supporter of Naturalism in Education? If a robust and cheap genetic engineering industry existed, would you have your genes edited? Who was twentieth century Existentialist? Can morality ever be objective or is it always subjective? Which of the following is not criticised by realism in education? If it was discovered that personality traits were partly genetic and could be removed with gene therapy, would it be ethical to edit out negative character traits that harm others like extreme aggression, compulsive lying, or cruelty? What scientific breakthrough would have the biggest effect on humanity? If every neuron in a human was accurately simulated in a computer, would it result in human consciousness? Without religion would people become more, less, or be equally morally corrupt? Are intentions or outcomes more important when judging whether actions are moral? What is the biggest waste of human potential? With no laws or rules to influence your behavior, how do you think you would behave? What will the economy of wealthy countries look like in 50 to 100 years? Does the modern age make global conspiracies more or less feasible? If someone you loved was killed in front of you, but someone created a copy of them that was perfect right down to the atomic level, would they be the same person and would you love them just as much? If so, what would be the ramifications?. Do business owners have the right to refuse service to customers? Marxist educational philosophy is closer to a Idealism. Are you ever completely dead? Where does your self-worth come from? What is the view point of progressive educators regarding the issue of liberal vs.
Like most rationalists, Plato defines knowledge as justified true belief. Has social media been a net positive or a net negative for our society? Are intelligence and happiness tied together in any way? If a student failed in any class what should be done to him? What is the meaning of lesson plan? What is the main centre of informal Education? Would a government run with algorithms, A. What is the best path to find truth; science, math, art, philosophy, or something else? In other words, would it have been better or worse for people to stay in small tribes? A A complex system B Leading to Bi-Party System C Leads to Multi Party System D Leads to Coalition Govt. Is justice a human construct or is it independent of humans? If life exists long enough on a planet, is intelligence and consciousness inevitable? Social aims of education imply the training of a The individuals for the purpose of serving the needs of the society. What do you attribute the biggest successes in your life to? If all your memories were erased, what kind of person would you be? According to Plato, we can attain knowledge only by seeing beyond this world of particular, changing objects to the true essences or Forms in terms of which things in this world are intelligible. Is math something that humans created or something we discovered? What rights does every human have? According to Existentialists, the essence of existence means a Unity with the ultimate reality.
What should the role of a government be, what boundaries and limitations should it have? Is it possible to live a normal life and not ever tell a lie? Does absolute power corrupt absolutely? A Plato B Aristotle C Machiavelli D Locke Ans: B 16. How will humans as a species go extinct? According to the text, what is moral philosophy primarily concerned with? Is the human tendency to create groups an overall positive or a negative trait in terms of general human flourishing? Is technological advancement a net positive or a net negative? Dewey, PhD You can get about the philosophy behind these quiz items if you wish, or plunge right in. These activities can be summarized in two questions that drive philosophical investigations: a why should we bother? Rigid system of state-education is justified on the basis that the state a Is supreme to dictate what shall be taught and how shall be taught. A Adam Smith B Mahatma Gandhi C Jefferson D T. Is free will real or just an illusion? Which of the following claims of the pragmatists is not acceptable? Why do we judge ourselves by our intentions but judge others by their actions? Which branch of philosophy deals with knowledge, its structure, method and validity? Who was the nineteenth century founder of Existentialism? Work, family, hobby, religion, philosophy, helping others, all the small miracles, or something else entirely? Without such knowledge he suggests life lacks virtue, because: a acting virtuously means acting in way that is informed about what one is doing and why. Which of the following has been asserted about schools by Marxist educational philosophy? So if all the members of a species were destroyed, then their essence or form: a would likewise be destroyed.
Is this something temporary and our minds will adapt and begin to understand this new reality or is it possible that the human mind will soon reach its limits of comprehension? There has always been something. If you could press a button and receive a million dollars, but one stranger would die, would you press the button? A Locke B Laski C Hobbes D Seeley Ans: D 15. If so, what time frame do you think it will happen in? Play way method of teaching has been emphasised in the scheme of the education of a Naturalists. What is the best way for a person to attain happiness? The social aims of education imply that a The state is an idealized metaphysical entity. What is development of human potentialities in education? Civil rights are given to the individuals by— A The State B The People C Nature D Society Ans: A 14. When do you feel that way? Which one of the following is not a demerit of Proportional Representation System? What benefits does art provide society? If , what other things could languages be changing our perception of? If we could control emotions through technology, should we? Are you ever alive at two places at once? How important is play in living a healthy and fulfilling life? The philosophic insistence on providing a logos for the world and our experience of it might itself rely ultimately on adopting a certain mythos, insofar as: a philosophy assumes that it is possible and meaningful to reason about the world and experience. What percentage of your life do you feel truly alive? What is the most fertile soil for hatred? Is it be possible for humans to create something completely novel and new that is based on nothing that previously existed? Which one of the following sentences is correct about the nature of teaching? Aristotle says that what makes things be what they are--their essence--does not exist apart from individ-uals that exist in the world.
Figuring out which particular actions are right or wrong in everyday life. What activities cause you to feel like you are living life to the fullest? If you want a copy of the questions only, print only the first page. If I steal a loaf of bread from you and eat it, when does the bread itself cease to be yours and becomes mine? Fear, ignorance, jealousy, or something else entirely? Which school of philosophy of education stresses the direct study of men and things through tours and travels? Is there inherent order in nature or is it all chaos and chance? According to Socrates, an unexamined life is not worth living; and it certainly could not be a virtuous life. Will religion ever become obsolete? Even though societies or individuals appear to differ about what is required for the good life, that in no way contradicts the fact that: a what is right or wrong, true or false varies from one culture to another. As more and more is being discovered about quantum physics, we become less and less able to comprehend the nature of reality. Learning by Project Method is technically known as a Incidental learning.
Will humanity ever be able to escape tribalism and the creation of in and out groups? And while some of the questions might be intriguing to academically trained philosophers, this list of philosophical questions is aimed at a more general audience and is meant to be accessible to everyone. From this Plato concludes that all knowledge as opposed to opinion is innate, because: a from the moment we are born we know what things are in the world in terms of ideas that we get through our senses. Some questions are quite complicated, and some questions are deceptively simple but with broad or far reaching implications. Is true artificial intelligence possible with our current technology and methods of programming? Philosophical questions about society and government If you could start a country from scratch, what would it be like? Ethics and morality philosophical questions When, if ever, is taking a human life justified? If it was discovered that most animals were conscious of their existence and eventual death, what would be the ramifications of that discovery? Which among the following is not emphasized by the individual aims of education? Philosophical questions about science and technology At what point is a technologically enhanced human not a human anymore? Considering that the technology exists to enable a real democracy, would a true democracy every single person can vote on every single legislation be advantageous or detrimental? Assuming evolution is correct, do you think that if humans went extinct another species as intelligent as humans would evolve? Which school of philosophy of education advocated Project method of teaching? Why are curriculum activities used in teaching? Who among the following is not a follower of Pragmatic Philosophy? Is suffering a necessary part of the human condition? Where do you think is the most worthwhile place to find meaning in life? Which school of philosophy of education regrets dualism between cultural, and vocational curriculum? If you could teach everyone in the world one concept, what concept would have the biggest positive impact on humanity? In an ideal government, what should a good citizen provide to their government and what should that government provide that good citizen? How about your largest failures? Because philosophy requires that we question our beliefs, it cannot provide reasons why one set of beliefs should be preferred over another. . . .