CBSE Question Paper 2016 Class 12 Philosophy

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CBSE Question Paper 2016 Class 12 Philosophy conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi in the month of March 2016. CBSE previous year question papers with the solution are available in myCBSEguide mobile app and website. The Best CBSE App for students and teachers is myCBSEguide which provides complete study material and practice papers to CBSE schools in India and abroad.

CBSE Question Paper 2016 Class 12 Philosophy

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CBSE Question Paper 2016 Class 12 Philosophy

Time allowed : 3 hours

Maximum marks: 100
General Instructions:
(i) All questions are compulsory.
(ii) Question Nos. 1-14 are of 2 marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 40 words each.
(iii) Question Nos. 15-28 are of 3 marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 60 words each.
(iv) Question Nos. 29-33 are of 6 marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 150 words each.

1. Define ‘virtue ethics’.
2. Define Rta.
3. Define Samanya dharma.
4. Define ‘environment’.
5. Define ‘tolerance’.
6. State the principle underlying the ‘Retributive theory of punishment’.
7. What is the meaning of ‘Artha’ in the context of Purusartha?
8. Define ‘Svadharma’.
9. What is meant by ‘deontology’?
10. What is meant by ‘utilitarianism’?
11. What is meant by ‘rights’?
12. Define Jaina nation of Naya.
13. Define ‘dualism’.
14. Define the notion of ‘pancasila’

15. Distinguish between ‘class’ and ‘caste’.
16. Enumerate the vows of a Bodhisattva.
17. Explain the problem of evil.
18. Distinguish between sex and gender.
19. Enumerate the Panca Mahavratas of Jainism.
20. Is capital punishment justified? Give reasons in support of your answer.
21. Explain Vivekananda’s arguments for religious tolerance.
22. Enumerate the four Asramas. Explain the duties of a person in Brahmacharya Asrama.
23. Explain Buddha’s doctrine of Pratityasamutpada.
24. Can ethical principles be the commands of God? Explain.
25. Explain Gita’s doctrine of Niskama karma.
26. Explain Kant’s notion of ‘Categorical imperative’.
27. Can the right to free speech be regarded as a basic human right? Explain.
28. “Human greed is the cause of environmental degradation.” Explain.
29. Explain Cosmological Argument to prove the existence of God.
30. Explain Gita’s notion of soul (atman).
31. Bring out the relation between anekantavada and Syadvada.
32. Explain Nyaya’s Causal Argument to prove the existence of God.
33. Explain Descartes’ doctrine of interactionism.

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