PHIL 201 Quiz 1

PHIL 201 Quiz 1 Liberty University Answers

Set 1

  1. The goal in doing philosophy is to start as best as one can from a completely neutral position on every issue.
  2. Philosophy evaluates everything including issues of faith.
  3. Philosophy is mostly interested in discovering new factual data.
  4. A statement about what a person ought to do is called:
  5. Which statement best expresses Socrates idea that the unexamined life is not worth living:
  6. Our intellectual appetite is a natural desire to know and understand.
  7. By saying worldview is consistent we mean that:
  8. The five main reasons given in the reading for why developing the mindset in general includes all but the following:
  9. A process of education that forces students to think through and clarify their beliefs by asking them questions is called the:
  10. An attitude of examining beliefs to determine what the mean and if they are true is called:
  11. The passage of scripture that says we should beware of vain and deceptive philosophy is:
  12. According to the reading, it is possible to do hermeneutics without doing philosophy, however you never should.
  13. The three elements listed in the reading that fulfill the biblical mandate to develop a Christian philosophical mindset would include one of the following:
  14. The passage that says we should always be prepared to offer a defense for the hope within us:
  15. The problems listed in the reading with the view that “Christians don’t need philosophy, we have the Bible,” include the following:
  16. When I offer you my thought-out, well-reasoned belief about an issue, I am giving you my:
  17. By “critical usage” of scripture is meant:
  18. We raise a question in history class about whether or not it was right for President Lincoln to abuse his powers in suspending the writ of habeas corpus during the Civil War. Under which branch of philosophy would you place this discussion:
  19. We should be prepared to explain the literary and historical context of a passage of scripture if we are going to use it as support in an argument.
  20. The question “What is truth?” is covered under which branch of philosophy:

Set 2

  1. The study of biology would be considered a
  2. Philosophy is mostly interested in discovering new factual data.
  3. A statement about what a person ought to do is called:
  4. When I seek to know if a belief is true, I am performing the task of:
  5. Which of the following is NOT one of the aspects of “critical thinking” according to the reading:
  6. Our intellectual appetite is a natural desire to know and understand.
  7. An attitude of examining beliefs to determine what the mean and if they are true is called:
  8. The one below that is NOT one of the benefits described in the reading of examining and evaluating our beliefs:
  9. Choose the best answer: What is wrong with the following set of beliefs as a worldview: (a) There is no God, (b) Man evolved from lower animals over a long period of time, (c) there is no afterlife, (d) people should be good to each other, (e) matter and energy are all that exist, (f) the universe is without any ultimate meaning and value.
  10. Adopting the philosophical mindset is more like a job than a vocation.
  11. While we are not all called to be philosophers by vocation, what does the biblical mandate say we all called to do:
  12. The passage that says we should always be prepared to offer a defense for the hope within us:
  13. What was Paul doing in Col 2:
  14. The passage that says we should handle accurately the word of God:
  15. One finds a general principle in Scripture and then attempts to apply it to an example in current times. The presentation describes this process as:
  16. We should be open to changing our interpretation of passage if the evidence warrants that we should do so.
  17. We should be prepared to explain the literary and historical context of a passage of scripture if we are going to use it as support in an argument.
  18. According to the presentation, when dealing with a difficult text in the Bible, every alternative interpretation deserves equally serious consideration.
  19. The one below that is not one of the three major branches of philosophy:
  20. By “critical usage” of scripture is meant:

Set 3

  1. Philosophy is more concerned with newly emerging concepts than with perennial, foundational issues.
  2. A comprehensive system of beliefs that functions as an explanation and interpretation of reality is called:
  3. A process of education that forces students to think through and clarify their beliefs by asking them questions is called the:
  4. According to the reading, Abraham was an example of blind faith.
  5. Bertrand Russell thought philosophy was important because:
  6. Choose the best answer: What is wrong with the following set of beliefs as a worldview: (a) There is no God, (2) Man evolved from lower animals over a long period of time, (c) there is no afterlife, (d) people should be good to each other, (e) matter and energy are all that exist, (f) the universe is without any ultimate meaning and value.
  7. Cultivating a worldview, as Foreman describes it, is something everyone has done.
  8. How does Jesus affirm the importance of using reason:
  9. How does the story in Acts 17 demonstrate the value of reason:
  10. In the presentation we answered the misconception that there are no answers to most philosophical questions by saying:
  11. It is possible to be completely rational and justified and still be wrong.
  12. Our epistemic obligations include the duty to clarify and justify our beliefs.
  13. Philosophers seldom agree on many issues.
  14. Philosophy and science are different in that:
  15. Philosophy is about asking questions of which there are no real answers.
  16. Philosophy is mostly interested in discovering new factual data.
  17. Prooftexting is often a legitimate way to use scripture.
  18. Reason is “prior” to God in terms of:
  19. The Bible adequately addresses almost every philosophical issue and question.
  20. The branch of philosophy that asks questions about which the objectivity of historical sources:
  21. The five main reasons given in the reading for why developing the mindset in general includes all but the following:
  22. The one below that is NOT one of the benefits described in the reading of examining and evaluating our beliefs:
  23. The one below that is NOT one of the characteristics of good philosophical argument:
  24. The passage of scripture that says we should beware of vain and deceptive philosophy is:
  25. The passage that says we should handle accurately the word of God:
  26. The question about whether we can know if God exists or not is:
  27. The question of the existence of God comes under which branch of philosophy?
  28. The study of biology would be considered a
  29. The three elements listed in the reading that fulfill the biblical mandate to develop a Christian philosophical mindset would include one of the following:
  30. The ways in which philosophy is practical, according to the reading, include:
  31. Using scripture “strategically” means:
  32. We are having a debate about the problem of evil and I suggest that one solution to the problem is that free will makes evil possible. You question whether we have free will or not and we get into a discussion of the reality of free will. Under what branch of philosophy would you place our current discussion:
  33. We raise a question in history class about whether or not it was right for President Lincoln to abuse his powers in suspending the writ of habeas corpus during the Civil War. Under which branch of philosophy would you place this discussion:
  34. We should be open to changing our interpretation of passage if the evidence warrants that we should do so.
  35. We should put aside our commitments and presuppositions and take a neutral position when investigating philosophical issue.
  36. We should take seriously any alternative interpretation of a difficult text of the Bible.
  37. What should one do if one encounters a new belief that creates inconsistency in a one’s set of beliefs:
  38. What was Paul doing in Col 2:
  39. When I seek to know if a belief is true, I am performing the task of:
  40. Which of the beliefs below would qualify as a foundational belief:
  41. Which of the following is true:
  42. Which of the following was NOT within the guidelines recommended for the “critical use” of scripture in doing philosophy:
  43. Which statement best expresses Socrates idea that the unexamined life is not worth living:
  44. While we are not all called to be philosophers by vocation, what does the biblical mandate say we all called to do:
  45. Would the following be an example of the need for apologetics or polemics: A former evangelical now teaches that Jesus never rose from the dead and never claimed to be God.
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