Do you think you know philosophy? Take this quiz and find out. But hey, it’s not going to be easy

Do you think you know philosophy? Philosophy raises a person above the commons. Can you answer all the questions from our quiz? Average: 10/17.

Do you think you know philosophy? Take this quiz and find out. But hey, it’s not going to be easy

Before you start make sure you follow us on Facebook. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK

You may also like:

  • Question of

    Which philosopher is best known for his statement cogito ergo sum?

    • Plato
    • Socrates
    • René Descartes
    • Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Question of

    According to Plato, what is knowledge?

    • There is no such thing as true knowledge
    • Opinion
    • A justified true belief
    • That which can be proven
  • Question of

    Thomas Aquinas’s cosmological arguments argue for…

    • The existence of knowledge
    • Nihilism
    • The existence of God
    • The existence of other intelligent life
  • Question of

    “Philosophy” comes from the Greek “philosophia”, meaning what?

    • Lover of questions
    • Lover of philosophy
    • Love of wisdom
    • Lover of soapboxes
  • Question of

    Which branch of philosophy is primarily concerned with the question of being?

    • Marxism
    • Platonism
    • Humanism
    • Existentialism
  • Question of

    Who is widely known as the first existentialist, despite never having used the word “existentialism”?

    • Alan Watts
    • Søren Kierkegaard
    • Jean-Paul Sartre
    • Hannah Arendt
  • Question of

    Transcendental idealism argues that…

    • Knowledge has foundations
    • God is the ideal human
    • There is an afterlife
    • Our experience is based on our perceptions
  • Question of

    What does “tabula rasa” mean?

    • Red tablet
    • Clean slate
    • New knowledge
    • Rise tomorrow
  • Question of

    Who wrote “The Last Messiah”?

    • Frederich Nietzsche
    • Socrates
    • Alan Watts
    • Peter Wessel Zapffe
  • Question of

    Descartes’s meditation that led him to conclude that perhaps even mathematical laws are not true is referred to as…

    • The foundationalism argument
    • The law denial argument
    • The evil demon argument
    • The Cartesian argument
  • Question of

    Existential nihilism insists what?

    • Death is not the end.
    • Humans are naturally codependent.
    • The human condition has no meaning.
    • Knowledge is limited.
  • Question of

    The allegory of the cave argues what?

    • Perceptions are sources of absolute knowledge.
    • There is value in ignorance.
    • We are born with infinite knowledge.
    • Our perceptions may not be accurate.
  • Question of

    Metaphysics is the study of…

    • Ethics
    • Knowledge
    • Politics
    • Existence
  • Question of

    Epistemology is the theory of…

    • Cosmology
    • Poetics
    • Metaphysics
    • Knowledge
  • Question of

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau is known for what?

    • Rejection of philosophy as a discipline
    • Contributions to existentialism
    • His publication “Leviathan”
    • His publication “The Social Contract”
  • Question of

    What is the philosophical study of value called?

    • Ontology
    • Valuation
    • Ethics
    • Axiology
  • Question of

    Which branch of philosophy deals with the question of beauty?

    • Aesthetics
    • Poetics
    • Decorum
    • Dramatics

You missed some questions. Please answer all to continue.
Jump to the first skipped question

Show my results

Written by Tamara Dominas

My name is Tamara. I define myself as a bookworm and that's where I spend most of my time. I'm a chemist, with a developing passion for languages. I speak three languages and I'm already going for the fourth. I currently live in Rome, Italy, and I declare myself profoundly in love with this city. You can write to me: send me an email. If you want to know more about me, read full profile.

QUIZ: How well do you know your body?

How well do you know your body? Only 24% know how to answer this test with 15/15

Anyone with the most basic general knowledge

Anyone with the most basic general knowledge should get 11/15 on this quiz