Quiz : Understanding About Ethics

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Ethics are a moral code of compass that helps distinguish right from wrong. How good is your understanding of ethics? This quiz covers chapter 1 of the textbook on understanding ethics. Please make sure to read all the questions very carefully before answering. The quiz has four options out of which only one is correct, make sure to choose the correct option. Let's see how well you score! There is no time bar. You can take up this quiz as many times as you like to broaden your understanding. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    _______ refers to a study of how people try to live their lives according to a standard of "right" or "wrong" behavior.

    • A.

      Morality

    • B.

      Ethics

    • C.

      Virtuosity

    • D.

      Philosophy

    Correct Answer
    B. Ethics
    Explanation
    The field of ethics is the study of how people try to live their lives according to a standard of right or wrong behavior - in both how we think and behave towards others and how we would like them to think and behave toward us.

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  • 2. 

    A structured community of people bound together by similar traditions and customs defines a ______.

    • A.

      Neighborhood

    • B.

      Global village

    • C.

      Cult

    • D.

      Society

    Correct Answer
    D. Society
    Explanation
    Society is a structured community of people bound together by similar traditions and customs, such as how they were raised, religion and other beliefs.

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  • 3. 

    An _______ is a value that is a good thing in itself and is pursued for its own sake. 

    • A.

      Intrinsic value

    • B.

      Extrinsic value

    • C.

      Instrumental value

    • D.

      External value

    Correct Answer
    A. Intrinsic value
    Explanation
    An intrinsic value is where a value is a good thing in itself and is pursued for its own sake, whether anything good comes from that pursuit or not; such as happiness, health and self-respect.

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  • 4. 

    All of the following represent the ideal of personal integrity except: 

    • A.

      Spiderman

    • B.

      Batman

    • C.

      Superman

    • D.

      Scrooge McDuck

    Correct Answer
    D. Scrooge McDuck
    Explanation
    Personal integrity, demonstrated from someones' behavior, looks at ethics from an external rather than internal viewpoint. A person of integrity lives a life that is true to his or her moral standards, often at personal sacrifice.

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  • 5. 

    The first step in the three-step process for solving an ethical problem is to______.

    • A.

      Analyze the consequences

    • B.

      Analyze the problem

    • C.

      Make a decision

    • D.

      Analyze the actions

    Correct Answer
    A. Analyze the consequences
    Explanation
    The three steps are: analyze the consequences; analyze the actions; and make a decision. The problem has already presented itself, so no more analysis is necessary.

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  • 6. 

    ___________ is the belief that the privacy of people must be maintained always.

    • A.

      Confidence

    • B.

      Work ethics

    • C.

      Confidentiality

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Confidentiality
    Explanation
    Confidentiality is the belief that the privacy of people must be maintained always. It refers to the practice of keeping sensitive information secure and not disclosing it to unauthorized individuals. This principle is particularly important in professions such as healthcare, law, and counseling, where maintaining confidentiality is crucial for building trust and protecting the rights of individuals.

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  • 7. 

    _________________ are internal guideline that cna help distinguish one from the right or wrong.

    • A.

      Ethics

    • B.

      Courage

    • C.

      Confidence

    • D.

      Empathy

    Correct Answer
    A. Ethics
    Explanation
    Ethics refers to a set of principles or values that guide individuals or groups in distinguishing between right and wrong behavior. These guidelines are internal, meaning they come from within oneself, and they help individuals make moral decisions and act in an ethical manner. Ethics provides a framework for individuals to evaluate their actions and consider the consequences of their choices, ensuring that they align with what is considered morally right.

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  • 8. 

    _________ is the ability to put oneself in someone else's place and understand their feelings. 

    • A.

      Bravery

    • B.

      Confidentiality

    • C.

      Happiness

    • D.

      Empathy

    Correct Answer
    D. Empathy
    Explanation
    Empathy is the ability to put oneself in someone else's place and understand their feelings. It involves being able to relate to and comprehend the emotions and experiences of others. Empathy allows individuals to connect with others on a deeper level, showing understanding, compassion, and support. It plays a crucial role in building strong relationships, fostering effective communication, and promoting kindness and empathy towards others.

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  • 9. 

    _______________ is called the personal commitment to work hard and achive all goals in the workplace.

    • A.

      Courage

    • B.

      Work ethics

    • C.

      Empathy

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Work ethics
    Explanation
    Work ethics refers to the personal commitment to work hard and achieve all goals in the workplace. It involves having a strong sense of responsibility, integrity, and professionalism in one's work. Individuals with good work ethics are dedicated, reliable, and motivated to perform their tasks to the best of their abilities. They prioritize their work, meet deadlines, and maintain a positive attitude towards their job. Having strong work ethics not only benefits the individual but also contributes to a productive and harmonious work environment.

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  • 10. 

    __________ are rules for workplace dressing. 

    • A.

      Ethics

    • B.

      Dress code

    • C.

      Confidentiality 

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Dress code
    Explanation
    A dress code refers to a set of rules or guidelines that dictate the appropriate attire for employees in a workplace. It helps maintain a professional and cohesive appearance among employees and ensures that they adhere to certain standards of dress. Dress codes can vary depending on the industry, company culture, and the nature of the job. They may include guidelines on clothing, grooming, and accessories. By enforcing a dress code, employers can create a positive image for their organization and promote a sense of professionalism among employees.

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