Are You Ethical?

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Ethics Quizzes & Trivia

Find out if you are ethical by taking these 12 questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Before you is a big, red, shiny button. Every time you push that button someone, somewhere, will die of a heart attack and out of nowhere will come 1 million dollars and land at your feet. How many times would you push the button?
    • A. 

      Just once, to see if it works or if I need the money.

    • B. 

      None. I would never kill for money.

    • C. 

      I won't stop until I'm a billionaire!

  • 2. 
    "Everything is legal as long as you don't get caught" Agree or disagree?
    • A. 

      Agree

    • B. 

      Disagree

  • 3. 
    You were just about to replace your computer, then it's stolen. Do you . . .
    • A. 

      Not bother to make a claim

    • B. 

      Put in an insurance claim for its full initial value.

  • 4. 
    You're an environmentalist called in by the town to say why the trees are dying in the park. Do you . . .
    • A. 

      Tell them it's the work of a cyclical bug invasion (which it is) and will go away by itself.

    • B. 

      Say it could very well be the result of the emissions from the town incinerator, and they'd better clean it up.

  • 5. 
    You administer tests for the board of education. A poor child scores very low on a test, probably from lack of breakfast and encouragement. Do you . . .
    • A. 

      Tell the child's mother to spend more time reading to her, and make sure she gets breakfast.

    • B. 

      Declare her learning disabled so she'll get to take advantage of special programs.

  • 6. 
    Your daughter tells you with some amusement that one of her friends got away with $60 worth of scarves from the department store. Do you . . .
    • A. 

      Make sure the theft comes to the attention of the authorities.

    • B. 

      Smile indulgently and tell your daughter not to do the same.

    • C. 

      Make sure the theft comes to the attention of her parents.

  • 7. 
    Your son comes home with A's in math and history, two of his hardest subjects. You are overjoyed until you hear him tell a friend on the phone that he got copies of the tests ahead of time. Do you . . .
    • A. 

      Make sure, one way or another, that this cheating is known about and punished.

    • B. 

      Shut up about it; maybe this will get him into Harvard.

  • 8. 
    The clerk gives you too much change in the supermarket, and you don't discover it until you get home. Do you . . .
    • A. 

      Forget about it; keep the money.

    • B. 

      Get in the car and take the money back to the store.

  • 9. 
    One rainy evening you wandered into a shop, where you left your name-brand umbrella in a basket near the door. When you were ready to leave, your umbrella was gone. There were several others in the basket. Will you:
    • A. 

      Take a similar name-brand umbrella from the basket.

    • B. 

      Just go out and get wet!

    • C. 

      Take a lesser quality umbrella from the basket.

  • 10. 
    Someone you have just hired seems to be attracted to you and you’re attracted to them. Both of you are single. Would you
    • A. 

      Ask them out on a date.

    • B. 

      Have only a professional relationship.

    • C. 

      Ask the person if you intuition is correct, and if it is, discreetly pursue a romantic relationship.

  • 11. 
    At a family dinner out, you use your corporate card because you forgot your personal one. When it comes time to do you expenses, you:
    • A. 

      Put in a clients name whose account has plenty of cash in it.

    • B. 

      Mark as a personal expense & reimburse your employer.

    • C. 

      Ask your boss to approve it because with all the late nights you work, you’ve missed a lot of meals with your family.

  • 12. 
    Ask your boss to approve it because with all the late nights you work, you’ve missed a lot of meals with your family.
    • A. 

      Ignore it!

    • B. 

      Talk with your colleagues about your concerns & leave it at that.

    • C. 

      Report them to your supervisor