(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper (Philosophy) 2015

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(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper (Philosophy) 2015

Time allowed: 3 hours

Maximum Marks: 100

General instructions:

(i) All questions are compulsory.
(ii) Question no. 1-14 are of 2 marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 40 words each.
(iii) Question no. 15-28 are of 3 marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 60 words each.
(iv) Question no. 29-33 are of 6 marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 150

words each.

1. State the meaning of Purushartha. 2

2. Interpret Sakama Karma in your own words. 2

3. Define asteya. 2

4. In the eight-fold path of Budhism, how is ‘right action’ related to‘right living’? 2

5. Give any two arguments against or in favour of capital punishment. 2

6. Distinguish caste from class. 2

7. Discuss the importance of Human rights. 2

8. Give an argument in favour or against Divine Command Theory and justify it. 2

9. Define Utiliarinism. 2

10. Justify the importance of Appadharma appropriate at the time of calamity in your own words. 2

11. In your opinion what may be the causes (any two) of environmental degradation? 2

12. Why is naya not considered as a perfect knowledge? 2

13. State the Nyaya’s concept of God. 2

14. What is Cosmological Argument? 2

15. Explain the meaning of Rta. 3

16. Interpret the concept of Nishkama Karma in your own words. 3

17. State Budhist view of Panchsila. 3

18. Define categorical Imperative of Kant. 3

19. Discuss Altruistic or Gregorius instinct according to J.S.Mill. 3

20. What does Aristotle understand by eudaemonia? 3

21. ‘Women Empowerment’ is the need of hour. Show its relevance in today’s scenario. 3

22. Identify the major areas where human rights need to be addressed. 3

23. Write a note on the Argument from Design. 3

24. Briefly explain Descartes’ Mind-Body Dualism. 3

25. Discuss any three arguments given by nyaya for proving the existence of God. 3

26. Examine Ontological Argument for the existence of God. 3

27. Interpret Bhagvadgita’s view on the immortality of soul? 3

28. Describe problem of evil? 3

29. Explain and examine Aristotle view of virtue and well-being. 6

30. Write a critical essay on Kant’s moral philosophy. 6

31. Describe Vivekanand’s view on Religious Tolerance. 6

32. Discuss Dr Ambedkar’s view on caste and untouchability. 6

33. Explain the major postulates of Jaina theory of Syadvad.

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