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Ancient philosophy: Quiz


Question 1: ________ (6th century BC)
Pherecydes of SyrosPythagorasThalesAnaximander

Question 2: ________ (30 AD - 100 AD)
Marcus AureliusStoicismGaius Musonius RufusPosidonius

Question 3: ________ (3rd century AD)
Adrastus of AphrodisiasAristotleAspasiusAlexander of Aphrodisias

Question 4: Vyasa, author of several important works in ________
Indian philosophyBuddhist philosophyAncient philosophyHindu philosophy

Question 5: Tiruvalluvar (between 100 BC and 300 AD), author of Thirukkural, one of the greatest ethical works in ________
Bengali languageTamil languageTelugu languageMalayalam

Question 6: In Western philosophy, the spread of Christianity through the Roman Empire marked the end of Hellenistic philosophy and ushered in the beginnings of Medieval philosophy, whereas in Eastern philosophy, the spread of Islam through the ________ marked the end of Old Iranian philosophy and ushered in the beginnings of early Islamic philosophy.
ShariaMuslim historyCaliphateIslamic ethics

Question 7: Umāsvāti or Umasvami (2nd Century CE), author of first Jain work in Sanskrit, Tattvārthasūtra, expounding the ________ in a most systematized form acceptable to all sects of Jainism.
HinduismIndian religionsJain philosophyBuddhism

Question 8: ________ (563 BC - 483 BC), founder of Buddhist school of thought
Gautama BuddhaAshoka the GreatBuddhismBuddhism and Hinduism

Question 9: Chanakya (c.350 - c.275 BC) , author of ________, professor (acharya) of political science at the Takshashila University
Max WeberArthashastraTaxilaMaurya Empire

Question 10: 500 BC), proponent of the ________ system of philosophy
Hindu philosophyAdi ShankaraMimāṃsāSamkhya


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