Philosophy of Education Past Papers


Subject: Philosophy of Education

Time Allowed: 10 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the correct option, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (10)

1. Which school held the view, “God makes all things good; man meddles with and they become evil”?
a) Marxism b) Pragmatism
c) Naturalism d) Existentialism
2. Which branch of philosophy examines issues pertaining,to the nature of “reality”?
a) Axiology b) Metaphysics
c) Ontology d) Epistemology
3. Which branch of philosophy deals with knowledge, its structure, method and validity?

a) Logic b) Metaphysics
c) Epistemology d) Aesthetics
4. What is the goal of education according to Idealism?
a) Realization of moral values b) Satisfaction of human wants
c) Perfect adaptation to the environment
d) Cultivation of dynamic, adaptable mind, resourceful and enterprising in all situations
5.The aim of education according to the Existentialists is
a) Objective knowledge b) good understanding of the world outside
c) Adaptation to practical life a) Humanitarian and humanist self- realization
6. The Realist’s aim of Education is
a) Self-realization b) Happy and moral development
c) Total development of personality d) Spiritual and moral development
7. Religious education is strongly advocated by
a) Realist b) Pragmatists
c) Idealists d) Existentialists
8. Which one of the following education systems supports scientific progress?
a) Idealistic b) Naturalistic
c) Realistic d) None of above
9. Why are curriculum activities used in teaching?
a) Make teaching easy b) To assist the teacher .
c) To make teaching attractive d) To make teaching effective
10. What is the main centre of informal Education?
a) Family b) Society
c) Radio & TV d) All of above .


Subject: Philosophy of Education

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short details of each of them, each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Define Axiology and Ontology.

Q#2: What is the basic concept of philosophy of Pragmatism?

Q#3: What are the aims of Education in the philosophy of progressivism?

Q#4: Define Philosophy?

Q#5: Explain any one mode of philosophy.


Part-III Give brief answers, each answer carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Describe the philosophy of Idealism with reference to aims of education, curriculum, methodology and teacher.

Q#2: Explain similarities and dissimilarities between sciences of Philosophy?

Q#3: Explain various features of Islamic philosophy in detail.

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