Philosophy 101

 Philosophy is the ancient school of thinking and asking questions about the world, our reality, our connections to each other and every other thing we can point to and ask "Why?". How much do you know of basic philosophy and the great philosophers of history? This trivia quiz is going to check that out...
 
 
This school of philosophy maintains that existence is senseless and useless.
Nihilism
Hedonism
Taoism
Stoicism
 
 
Who wrote the famous book of philosophy 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra'?
Friedrich Nietzsche
Socrates
John Locke
Immanuel Kant
 
 
Which philosopher is best known for his statement cogito ergo sum "I think, Therefore I Am."?
René Descartes
Immanuel Kant
Socrates
Baruch Spinoza
 
 
The philosophical view that all events can be completely inferred by previously existing causes is known as...
Determinism
Existenalism
Nihilism
Marxism
 
 
Thomas Aquinas’s cosmological arguments argue for…
The existence of God
Hedonism
The location of the Garden of Eden
Kindness between all people
 
 
Philosophy comes from the Greek 'philosophia', meaning what?
Love of Wisdom
Love of Knowledge
Love of God
Love of Questions
 
 
The famous allegory of the cave argues what?
In this allegory, people who grow up in a cave only know the world as shadows on the wall of that cave. The allegory serves to show us how we might only know what we perceive and do not have any absolute knowledge
We are born with infinite knowledge.
There is value in ignorance.
Perceptions are sources of absolute knowledge.
Our perceptions may not be accurate.
 
 
Metaphysics is the study of…
Reality
Ethics
Knowledge
Politics
 
 
Who said: "Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves."
Aristotle
Confucius
Lao Tzu
Ramanuja
 
 
The four main divisions of philosophy are metaphysics, epistemology, axiology, and...
Ethics
Logic
Aesthetics
Existentialism
 
 
For Socrates, the soul is harmed by lack of...
Knowledge
Love
Happiness
Courage
 
 
Which philosopher believed that that God is “the sum of the natural and physical laws of the universe and certainly not an individual entity or creator." - In other words, that God is not an entity but the sum of the universe and everything in it.
Baruch Spinoza
Fredrich Nietzsche
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Immanuel Kant
 
 
Jain philosophy is mainly practiced in...
Japan
South Korea
India
Jamaica
 
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