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PHL-G101-3305-Fall2015-Intro to Philosophy
Exam One
9/17/15 7:21 PM
9/17/15 7:37 PM
9/20/15 11:59 PM
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16 minutes out of 1 hour and 30 minutes

Question 1
2.5 out of 2.5 points

Pre-Socratic philosophers attempted to understand the world and life


through:
Selected Answer:

3.

reason and observation.


Correct Answer:

3.

reason and observation.

Question 2
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According to Socrates, __________ is considered the identity of the


person.
Selected Answer:

4.

psyche
Correct Answer:

4.

psyche

Question 3
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Socrates believed that "we should strive for excellence in some areas
of life."
Selected Answer:

1.

False
Correct Answer:

1.

False

Question 4
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__________ argued that all things are in a constant state of flux and the
universe is governed by logos.

Selected Answer:

5.

Heraclitus
Correct Answer:

5.

Heraclitus

Question 5
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Socrates believed that "the truth lies within each of us."


Selected Answer:

1.

True
Correct Answer:

1.

True

Question 6
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Episteme is the Greek word for:


Selected Answer:

2.

knowledge.
Correct Answer:

2.

knowledge.

Question 7
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Sophia is the Greek word for:


Selected Answer:

5.

wisdom.
Correct Answer:

5.

wisdom.

Question 8
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Thales argued that water is the primary substance.


Selected Answer:

1.

True
Correct Answer:

1.

True

Question 9
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Socrates was committed to making our actions reflect our convictions.

Selected Answer:

1.

True
Correct Answer:

1.

True

Question 10
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Parmenides argued that reality is changing.


Selected Answer:

1.

False
Correct Answer:

1.

False

Question 11
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A method using dynamic questions and intellectual analysis is known


as:
Selected Answer:

5.

Socratic method.
Correct Answer:

5.

Socratic method.

Question 12
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Socrates believed that "it was better to suffer wickedness than to


commit it."
Selected Answer:

2.

True
Correct Answer:

2.

True

Question 13
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_________ argued that reality is unchanging and eternal, and the world
of change is an illusion.
Selected Answer:

3.

Paremenides
Correct Answer:

3.

Paremenides

Question 14

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Irony is a form of rhetoric that has at least two conflicting levels of


meaning.
Selected Answer:

2.

True
Correct Answer:

2.

True

Question 15
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The goal of dialectic is to achieve a shallow, vague, nonrational


understanding of the most significant areas of human experience.
Selected Answer:

1.

False
Correct Answer:

1.

False

Question 16
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Arte is the Greek word for:


Selected Answer:

2.

virtue.
Correct Answer:

2.

virtue.

Question 17
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Socrates believed that "no one unknowingly does evil."


Selected Answer:

2.

False
Correct Answer:

2.

False

Question 18
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The sophists exhibited which of the following characteristics:


Selected Answer:

5.

all of the above


Correct Answer:

5.

all of the above

Question 19
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Heraclitus argued that all things are in a constant state of change and
the universe is governed by logos.
Selected Answer:

1.

True
Correct Answer:

1.

True

Question 20
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"Philosophy," literally defined, means:


Selected Answer:

4.

love of wisdom.
Correct Answer:

4.

love of wisdom.

Question 21
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Causal reasoning is considered a type of inductive argument.


Selected Answer:

2.

True
Correct Answer:

2.

True

Question 22
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Logic is the branch of philosophy that seeks to establish the rules for
correct reasoning, clear understanding, and valid arguments.
Selected Answer:

1.

True
Correct Answer:

1.

True

Question 23
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There is no difference between "having" a philosophy and "doing"


philosophy.

Selected Answer:

1.

False
Correct Answer:

1.

False

Question 24
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Of the following, which is not considered a quality of a critical thinker?


Selected Answer:

4.

none of the above


Correct Answer:

4.

none of the above

Question 25
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Russell argued that there is absolutely no "value" in studying


philosophy.
Selected Answer:

1.

False
Correct Answer:

1.

False

Question 26
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Studying philosophy allows one to confront deeper questions of the


world and life.
Selected Answer:

1.

True
Correct Answer:

1.

True

Question 27
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Of the following, which is not considered a causal fallacy?


Selected Answer:

5.

none of the above


Correct Answer:

3.

hasty generalization

Question 28
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The branch of philosophy that studies moral values and principles is:
Selected Answer:

1.

ethics.
Correct Answer:

1.

ethics.

Question 29
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Which of the following are considered deductive argument forms?


Selected Answer:

5.

A and B
Correct Answer:

5.

A and B

Question 30
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Critical thinking is a skill that allows people to blindly accept the


thinking of others.
Selected Answer:

1.

False
Correct Answer:

1.

False

Question 31
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Of the following, which is a form of an inductive argument?


Selected Answer:

2.

A and B
Correct Answer:

2.

A and B

Question 32
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Ethics is the study of the ultimate characteristics of reality and


existence.
Selected Answer:

1.

False
Correct Answer:

1.

False

Question 33
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The branch of philosophy that considers questions about what we can


and cannot know is:
Selected Answer:

3.

epistemology.
Correct Answer:

3.

epistemology.

Question 34
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The structure of an argument is a group of statements in which there


are certain statements offered in support of another statement.
Selected Answer:

1.

True
Correct Answer:

1.

True

Question 35
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Match the correct term and definition


Question

Correct Match

Selected Match

B.
metaphysi
The
study of the ultimate
cs
characteristics of reality or
existence.

The study of the ultimate


characteristics of reality or
existence.

epistemol
ogy

The study to knowledge.

ethics

aesthetics

logic

D.

The study to knowledge.


E.

The study of moral values


and principles.
C.

The study of beauty, art,


and taste.
A.

The branch of philosophy


that seeks to establish the
rules for correct reasoning
and valid arguments.

B.

D.

E.

The study of moral values


and principles.
C.

The study of beauty, art,


and taste.
A.

The branch of philosophy


that seeks to establish the
rules for correct reasoning
and valid arguments.

Question 36
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A categorical syllogism is considered a type of inductive argument.


Selected Answer:

1.

False
Correct Answer:

1.

False

Question 37
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Philosophy helps students enrich their understanding of the world and


their own lives
Selected Answer:

2.

True
Correct Answer:

2.

True

Question 38
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Of the following, which is not considered a fallacy of relevance?


Selected Answer:

5.

none of the above


Correct Answer:

5.

none of the above

Question 39
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The branch of philosophy that studies beauty, art and, taste is:
Selected Answer:

1.

aesthetics.
Correct Answer:

1.

aesthetics.

Question 40
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The ultimate aim of philosophy is:


Selected Answer:

1.

all of the above

Correct Answer:

1.

all of the above