GST 105 TMA 1 & 2 ANSWERS Revision

                                                T.M.A 1

Question 1 : Physics, chemistry, biology and medical sciences are best described as _____
experimental science
empirical science
informal science
formal science

Question 2 : All these disciplines reflect curriculum interrogation except ______
physical chemistry
bio physics
bio chemistry
anthropology

Question 3: The disciplines that are concerned with drugs and drug contents of plant can be
grouped under ___
biological science
pharmaceutical science
physical science
medical science

Question 4: Geometry, algebra, trigonometry, and arithmetics are examples of ______
inductive science
deductive science
formal science
informal science

Question 5: Which of these group of science adopt scientific method to acquire knowledge
philosophy and epistemology
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empirical and formal science
inductive and deductive science
psychological and physiological science


Question 6: All the features below describes religion except _____
it is based on dogma
it is speculation
it deals with the worship of supernatural
it could be authenticated using scientific method

Question 7: Which of these can be described as non­perception object:
VCD
virtues
Vicks
violin

Question 8: Sense perception objects are mostly associated with ______
inductive science
empirical science
deductive science
logical science

Question 9: Religion relies on the principle that the universe is generally governed by ____
laws
scientific
prophetic
spiritual
civil law

Question 10: All the followings are example of social science except ______
anthropology
philosophy
physiology
psychology

Question 11: All of these terms are associated with formal science except ____
myth
rules
concept
theories

Question 12: The branch of science that emphasize regularities of laws and theories and also
make inductive generalization is called _____
informal science
empirical science
formal science
logical science

Question 13 : All the following are non­science disciplines except _______
mysticism
anthropology
religion
meta­physics

Question 14: Which of the following is true about science
it contributes to the development of theology
it emphasizes practical translation of theoretical knowledge
it equips man with theoretical knowledge
it is the bedrock of philosophy

Question 15: All these are examples of biological science except _____
zoology
microbiology
chemistry
botany

Question 16 : Scientific discipline can be classified into ____ and _____
philosophical and empirical science
empirical and formal science
formal and theological science
theological and philosophical science

Question 17: Which of these does not explain why man involve in scientific activity
to enhance spiritual fulfillment
to understand himself
to understand the nature that surrounds him
to explain the phenomenon of birth, death, solid earth and restless seas
Question 18: Physics, chemistry, and astronomy can also be described as _____
biological sciences
physical science
chemical science
pharmaceutical science

Question 19 : Anatomy, physiology, surgery can be categorized as _______
medical science
physical science
pharmaceutical science
biological sciences

Question 20 : Logic, physics and statistics will be best described as _____
formal science
informal science
inductive science
empirical science


                                                      T.M.A 2
Question 1: Which of these statements is false in respect of philosophy and science

they both lay emphasis on method
logic is central to both science and philosophy
inductive method is applied in philosophy while deductive method only is for science
deductive method is for philosophy while inductive and deductive method is for science

Question 2: The philosopher that introduced the principle of falsifiability is called ______
Charles Darwin
Karl Popper
Quincy Wright
Roger Beacon

Question 3 : Paradigm conservation in philosophy refers to _______
criteria for significance
conflicting explanation
shift in hypothesis
impractical proposal

Question 4: All men are mortal, John is a man, therefore John is a mortal. The conclusion
John is Mortal is a _____ knowledge
deductive
seductive
productive
inductive

Question 5: Semantic in philosophy is about ____
principles
method
language
ideology

Question 6: Consider the argument " All men are mortal. Peter is a man. Therefore Peter is
Mortal. Which of these statements is a premise?
therefore, Peter is a man
all men are mortal
Peter is mortal
therefore Peter is mortal

Question 7: Objectivity in science can be sustained if one does all the following but
disregard all unpleasant or threats situation
develop sense of discipline
be open to your feeling
concentrate on the pursuit of truth

Question 8 : Scientific conclusion has the following characteristics except _______
it can be discarded
it can be redefined
it can be modified
it is absolute

Question 9: Philosophy of science is hinged on the ________ nature of philosophy
theoretical
compromising
reflective
rigid

Question 10: Philosophy with the analysis of concepts and the meaning of words is called
____
abiotic
biotic
semiotic
gymnastic

Question 11: According to the Greeks, a philosopher is simply ______
lover of wisdom
lover of knowledge
lover of reasoning
lover of understanding

Question 12: ______ is a branch of philosophy that deals with human and thought
ethics
logic
aesthetics
metaphysics

Question 13: All the following are forms in which theory can be stated except
statistical, formation
tentative assertion
equations
diagram

Question 14: Which of these questions may not get a response in philosophy of science
what is the nature of scientific knowledge?
what is the essence of humanity?
what is science?
how do we arrive at scientific truth?

Question 15: Which of the following may not be considered as the point of convergence
between philosophy and science
they emphasize irrationality and spirituality
they are highly objective and universal
they are critical, skeptical and non­dogmatic in attitude
they exhibit high level of curiosity

Question 16: The branch of philosophy which deals with validity and soundness of an argument is called ____
logic
metaphysics
ethics
epistemology

Question 17: The objectivity in critical thinking can be affected due to all the following
except
viewing issues without bias
personal point of view
exposure to inspiration
different ways of seeing the world

Question 18 : Falsifiability simply means _____
the principle which falsify unscientific position in science
the principle which emphasizes experimental verification in science
the principle which takes care of statement which cannot be verified
the principle which shows the relationship between science and philosophy

Question 19: Which of these statements is not true about philosophy
it embraced so many disciplines in the past
science separated from philosophy
philosophy as a subject originate from science
the term is derived from Philos and Sophia

Question 20: Which of the following is regarded as the final step in scientific method
induction process
theory formulation
experimentation
conclusion




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