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Ethics Multiple Choice Quiz

24 Questions
Ethics Multiple Choice Quiz

Practice quiz for Business Ethics test

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A) What is considered as correct within a society

    • B. 

      B) Making the right decision's where there is a chance to do wrong

    • C. 

      C) Defining what is right and wrong for an individual or a community

    • D. 

      D) Where individuals have a conscious choice to make a right and ethical decsion

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      A) The study of business situations, activities, and decisions where issues of right and wrong are addressed

    • B. 

      B) Defined as decisions organisations make on issues that could be considered right or wrong

    • C. 

      C) Ethics that can be applied to an organisation’s practises

    • D. 

      D) Ethical processes businesses use in order to achieve a good ethical standard

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      A) Yellow area

    • B. 

      B) White area

    • C. 

      C) Black area

    • D. 

      D) Grey area

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A) Capitalism, non-profit, and environmental practises.

    • B. 

      B) Communism, profit motive and ethical practises

    • C. 

      C) Profitability, free market and bureaucracy

    • D. 

      D) Capitalism, the profit motive & a free market environment

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      A) Primark

    • B. 

      B) Nike

    • C. 

      C) The Body shop

    • D. 

      D) Enron

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      A) To recover a company’s image after a notorious business scandal

    • B. 

      B) To avoid the loss of a good corporate image or being sued for misconduct

    • C. 

      C) To enhance global relationships

    • D. 

      D) To enhance stakeholder relationships

    • E. 

      E) To act with real commitment

    • F. 

      F) To build corporate reputation

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A) The power and influence of business, means it has the potential to inflict harm on society

    • B. 

      B) Stakeholders increasingly demand ethical behaviour

    • C. 

      C) Continued occurrence of ethical infractions shows it’s needed

    • D. 

      D) Ethical companies have been found to be more effective performers

    • E. 

      E) Ethical companies are more likely to achieve government funding and local funds

  • 8. 
    What are ethical theories?
    • A. 

      A) Ethical theories are conduct that should be followed in order to have good ethical practise

    • B. 

      B) Ethical theories are the rules and principles that determine right and wrong for any given situation

    • C. 

      C) Ethical theories are ancient hypothesis’ on how to create good business practise

    • D. 

      D) Ethical the0ries give guidelines on how to achieve a good corporate image

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      A) Global, strict and absolute rules on right and wrong according to ethical conduct

    • B. 

      B) Claims morality is context dependent and subjective there are no universal right and wrongs that can be rationally determined

    • C. 

      C) Right and wrong is objective and determined by the organisations culture

    • D. 

      D) Claims there are eternal, universally applicable moral principles. Right and wrong are objective qualities.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      A) Ethical relativism/Non-relativism

    • B. 

      B) Cognitivism/Non-cognitivism

    • C. 

      C) Consequentialists/Non-consequentialists

    • D. 

      D) External/Internal

  • 11. 
    Consequentialism/Teleological
    • A. 

      A)Decisions are established based on previous consequences and results from past actions

    • B. 

      B) Focus on the outcomes/ consequence of ethical decisions, not on moral principles.

    • C. 

      C) Focuses on the intrinsic goodness or value of an action

    • D. 

      D) Consequences of competitor actions determine your actions

  • 12. 
    Utilitarianism theory
    • A. 

      A) According to utilitarianism, an action is morally right if it results in the greatest amount of good for the greatest amount of people affected by the action

    • B. 

      B) According to utilitarianism, an action is morally right if results in the most amount of good possible in the given situation

    • C. 

      C) Is if you do a whole lotta good

    • D. 

      D) According to utilitarianism, an action is morally right if it results in the least amount of negativity possible

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      A) Jeremy Bentham & John Stuart Mills

    • B. 

      B) Jeremy Stuart Mills & John Mills

    • C. 

      C) Jeremy Bentham & John Stuart Smith

    • D. 

      D) Jeremy Stuart Mills & John Newton

  • 14. 
    Divine command theory
    • A. 

      A) “Do unto to competitors as you would have them do unto you”

    • B. 

      B) "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”

    • C. 

      C) “Do unto to friends as you would have them do unto you”

    • D. 

      D) “Thou must attend LAVA on a Wednesday”

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      A) Wilson, H

    • B. 

      B) Wilson, I

    • C. 

      C) Kant, H

    • D. 

      D) Kant, I

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      1) Universality - I ought never to act except in such a way as I can also will that my maxim should become a universal law Human Dignity - Act in such a way that you always treat humanity …never simply as a means, but always at the same time as an end

    • B. 

      2) Universality – I ought to always act in a way that will allow me to act within the universal law Human Dignity – Act in such a way that you never treat humanity’s means as an end

  • 17. 
    John Locke’s Ethic’s of Rights
    • A. 

      A) Right to life, liberty, justice and property

    • B. 

      B) Right to life, safety and shelter

    • C. 

      C) Right to safety, esteem, self-actualisation, and psychological needs

    • D. 

      D) Right to life and justice

  • 18. 
    Who else love’s their ethics of rights?
    • A. 

      A) Sharpe

    • B. 

      B) Sheridan

    • C. 

      C) Shaw

    • D. 

      D) Sempier

  • 19. 
    Ethics of justice
    • A. 

      A) Innocent justice, Guilty justice, Intuitional justice

    • B. 

      B) Retributive justice, Processes justice, Compliant, justice

    • C. 

      C) Innocent justice, Fraudulent justice, Negligent justice

    • D. 

      D) Retributive justice, Procedural justice, Distributive justice

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      A) Look after no.1

    • B. 

      B) Look after your business

    • C. 

      C) Don’t let anyone’s ego affect your business decisions

    • D. 

      D) Don’t let your ego get in the way of your business

  • 21. 
    Virtue Ethics…
    • A. 

      A) Assumes good businesses will make good decisions

    • B. 

      B) Assumes good governments willenfore good ethical practises on their businesses

    • C. 

      C) Assumes good persons will make good decisions and personal qualities affect decisions

    • D. 

      D) Assumes good persons will make good decisions but it has nothing to do with personal qualities.

  • 22. 
    Plato’s Virtues
    • A. 

      A) Wisdom, courage, self-control & justice

    • B. 

      B) Confidence, motivation, & control

    • C. 

      C) Happiness, goodness & love

    • D. 

      D) Wisdom, confidence, happiness and justice

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      A) Post-conventional, conventional, pre-conventional

    • B. 

      B) Unrealistic, realistic, similar

    • C. 

      C) Past, modern, post-modern

    • D. 

      D) Moral, ethical, ethical theories

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      A) Whistleblowers are employees of an organisation that go beyond normal procedures & loyalty to their employer and report wrongdoing in the interest of the public good

    • B. 

      B) Whistleblowers are employees go beyond, their duties and expectation in order to highlight wrong within the organisation