Engineering Ethics Quiz

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As per every profession in existence there is a code of conduct that one is expected to follow very strictly. Engineering ethics is the field of system of moral principles that apply to the practice of engineering and it examines their obligations to their clients. As an engineering student you should understand and follow them all. Test yourself by taking this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A situation in which an engineer’s loyalty and obligations may be compromised because of self interests or other loyalties and obligations
    • A. 

      Conflict of interest

    • B. 

      Conceptual issue

    • C. 

      Concern of interest

    • D. 

      Interaction rules

  • 2. 
    The general and abstract concepts of right and wrong behavior culled from philosophy, theology, and professional societies
    • A. 

      Ethics

    • B. 

      Morals

    • C. 

      Etiquette

    • D. 

      Law

  • 3. 
    Expected sets of behavior (etiquette, law, morals, and ethics) between the engineer, other individuals and society as a whole
    • A. 

      Conceptual issue

    • B. 

      Application issue

    • C. 

      Legal rights

    • D. 

      Interaction rules

  • 4. 
    Engineering Ethics are the set of behavioral standards that all engineers are expected to follow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The system of rules established by authority, society, or custom

    • B. 

      The lack of clarity as to whether a particular act violates a law, rule or policy

    • C. 

      The ”just claims” given to all humans within a government’s jurisdiction

    • D. 

      The act of informing authorities of harmful, dangerous, or illegal activities

  • 6. 
    A moral theory that seeks to create the most good for the most people
    • A. 

      Whistle blowing

    • B. 

      Utilitarianism

    • C. 

      Morals

    • D. 

      Rights analysis

  • 7. 
    The accepted standards of right and wrong that are usually applied to personal behavior
    • A. 

      Morals

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Etiquette

    • D. 

      Ethics

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Law

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Morals

    • D. 

      Etiquette

  • 9. 
    The codes of behavior and courtesy
    • A. 

      Etiquette

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Morals

    • D. 

      Ethics

  • 10. 
    Whistle blowing is the act of informing authorities of harmful, dangerous, or illegal activities
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False