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(Surname) (First Name) (Middle Name) Date: August 10/11, 2017


Grade 11,12 Section: Acad HE PS ICT

INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN PERSON


Preliminary / Midterm Exam, 1st Quarter, SY 2017-2018

I. MULTIPLE CHOICE.
Directions: Read each statement carefully and encircle/shade the letter that best describes the statement.

1. Truth is in accordance with a fact or reality.


A. True B. False
2. Examples of philosophical methods, techniques, or tools include conceptual analysis, philosophical analysis, socratic method,
rational justification, deconstruction, hermeneutics, inter alia.
A. True B. False
3. Philosophical reflection is the activity of utilizing the tools/methods/techniques that philosophy provides us to examine our lives,
and our most basic beliefs about life.
A. True B. False
4. A fact is a statement that can be proven true.
A. True B. False
5. Philosophy teaches you to think on your own feet.
A. True B. False
6. An opinion is not always true and cannot be proven.
A. True B. False
7. Philosophy of Man delves into the origin of human life, the nature of human life and the reality of human existence.
A. True B. False
8. Chocolate is delicious.
A. Fact B. Opinion
9. Some Filipino professional basketball players earn millions of pesos a year.
A. Fact B. Opinion
10. Poverty is the greatest cause of disease in the world.
A. Fact B. Opinion
11. Watching soap operas on TV is a waste of time.
A. Fact B. Opinion
12. The latest poll shows that 75% of the population owns a mobile phone.
A. Fact B. Opinion
13. A branch of philosophy that studies knowledge
A. Logic B. Ethics C. Metaphysics D. Epistemology
14. A/An _____ expresses someone's belief, feeling, view, idea, or judgment about something or someone.
A. opinion B. fact C. premise D. conclusion
15. A branch of philosophy that studies reason
A. Logic B. Ethics C. Metaphysics D. Epistemology
16. A _____ is a statement that can be shown to be true or can be proved, or something that really happened.
A. Fact B. Opinion C. Hearsay D. Claim
17. ___ is from Greek words "philos" and "sophia" which mean the love of wisdom
A. pour-soi B. Historical C. Logic D. Philosophy
18. The study of everything according to its ultimate explanation in the light of reason
A. pour-soi B. Historical C. Logic D. Philosophy
19. A flaw in reasoning
A. Fallacy B. Logic C. Agora D. Epistemology
20. Concerned with issues of right and wrong, responsibility, and standards of conduct.
A. Logic B. Ethics C. Metaphysics D. Epistemology
21. Focuses on careful inspection and description of phenomena or appearance, defines as any object of conscious experience
A. Phenomenology B. Hermeneutics C. Philosophical analysis D. Deconstruction
22. A branch of philosophy that studies morality
A. Logic B. Ethics C. Metaphysics D. Epistemology
23. ___ is from Greek words "philos" and "sophia" which mean the love of wisdom
A. pour-soi B. Historical C. Logic D. Philosophy
24. The existence or essence of an object
A. Agora B. Being C. Ethics D. Logic
25. A branch of philosophy that studies everything beyond the senses including reality itself
A. Physics B. Ethics C. Metaphysics D. Epistemology
26. _____________ is generally inadmissible as evidence in a court of law because it is based on the reports of others rather than on
the personal knowledge of a witness.
A. Fact B. Opinion C. Hearsay D. Claim
27. Experiences – not realities or ideals – are the basis of truth.
A. Idealism B. Naturalism C. Pragmatism D. Existentialism
True philosophy rests in Goodness and the Desire for more goodness. – E. Gimatria
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28. Views the mind and body as a fused, unified entity; neither one is superior to the other.
A. Monism B. Dualism C. Education of the physical D. Education through the physical
29. Process wherein language is the medium in order to find what you are looking for
A. Hasty generalization B. Appeal to Pity C. Analytic tradition D. Aesthetic
30. ____ is a branch of philosophy that studies beauty
A. Logic B. Ethics C. Aesthetics D. Epistemology
31. A perspective that takes account all details in a situation; emptying of all biases and allowing understanding
A. Partial Point of View B. Historical C. Holistic Point of View D. Metaphysics
32. The belief that the mind and body are separate entities.
A. Monism B. Dualism C. Education of the physical D. Education through the physical
33. What method of philosophizing deals with examining the past to come up with present truths?
A. historical method B. dialectic method C. historical materialism D. Socratic method
34. "Women should not be permitted to join men's clubs because the clubs are for men only"
A. Circular Reasoning B. Rigged question C. Equivocation D. Faulty hidden generalization
35. A perspective that only concerns one's own thoughts; giving wrong judgement and taking sides
A. Partial Point of View B. Historical C. Holistic Point of View D. Metaphysics
36. ___ is an informal fallacy where someone gives mercy towards something without even reasoning out upon it
A. Appeal to Pity (ad miscordium) C. Red Herring
B. Appeal to People / Popularity D. Hasty Generalization
37. An informal fallacy where someone changes the topic of an argument to something entirely irrelevant
A. Appeal to Pity (ad miscordium) C. Red Herring
B. Appeal to People / Popularity D. Hasty Generalization
38. ___ is a principle of being that states there is no such thing as a half being, only is or not.
A. Principle of Exclude Middle C. Philosophy
B. Principle of Non-contradiction D. Principle of Identity
39. ___ an informal fallacy that attacks the other person with personal insults in an argument
A. Inductive Reasoning C. Against the Person (ad hominem)
B. Appeal to People / Popularity D. Appeal to Fear
40. ______ is an informal fallacy where one is driven to do such thing because of the threat of authority against them
A. Appeal to Force (ad baculum) C. Appeal to Ignorance (ad ignoratium)
B. Appeal to People / Popularity D. Appeal to Fear
41. _____ is an informal fallacy that does not consider other resources in reasoning
A. Appeal to Force (ad baculum) C. Appeal to Ignorance (ad ignoratium)
B. Appeal to People / Popularity D. Appeal to Fear
42. An informal fallacy that favors whatever is the popular norm or what people are interested regardless
A. Appeal to Force (ad baculum) C. Appeal to Ignorance (ad ignoratium)
B. Appeal to People / Popularity D. Appeal to Pity (ad miscordium)
43. An informal fallacy that uses an irrelevant source in stating an idea in an argument
A. False Cause (post hoc) C. Appeal to Ignorance (ad ignoratium)
B. Appeal to People / Popularity D. Appeal to Pity (ad miscordium)
44. An informal fallacy that drives one to do such thing to avoid punishments or consequences
A. False Cause (post hoc) C. Appeal to Ignorance (ad ignoratium)
B. Appeal to People / Popularity D. Appeal to Fear
45. A principle of being that states that a thing can be or not be at the same place and time in the same respect
A. Principle of Exclude Middle C. Philosophy
B. Principle of Non-contradiction D. Principle of Identity
46. A kind of reasoning which processes the details first then the main concept
A. Inductive Reasoning C. Deductive Reasoning
B. Principle of Non-contradiction D. Principle of Identity
47. A principle of being where an object is what it is (what is, is)
A. Principle of Exclude Middle C. Philosophy of commonsense
B. Principle of Non-contradiction D. Principle of Identity
48. An informal fallacy that only considers stereotypes and common judgements
A. Appeal to Pity (ad miscordium) C. Red Herring
B. Appeal to People / Popularity D. Hasty Generalization
49. A kind of reasoning that analyzes the main concept towards the ideas and details of it
A. Inductive Reasoning C. Deductive Reasoning
B. Principle of Non-contradiction D. Principle of Identity
50. Enumerated are the meanings of philosophy, except…
A. Investigates the natural light of reason C. Studies of all things
B. Precise science D. Examines first causes

Prepared by:

DR. ERIC AGUSTIN

True philosophy rests in Goodness and the Desire for more goodness. – E. Gimatria
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