Medical Ethics Quiz Questions With Answers

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Medical Ethics Quiz Questions With Answers

Here is an interesting 'medical ethics quiz' that is designed to test your knowledge about the rules and ethics of the medical department. There are several rules that pertain to medical science and its practical application. Do you think you are well aware of all those rules and ethics? Are you certain that you'll be able to score well on this quiz? Let's find out then. Try answering the questions in this quiz and see how much you score. So, should we start the quiz then? All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The theory that combines strengths of both of the other theories is:
    • A. 

      Virtue theories

    • B. 

      Deontological theories

    • C. 

      Teleological theories

    • D. 

      None of the theories combines the strengths of the other theories.

  • 2. 
    Which of these statements is true?
    • A. 

      Virtue Ethics is about an individual of good character doing the wrong thing

    • B. 

      Teleological theory stress duties and obligations

    • C. 

      Providing sufficiently clear action guides is one of the weaknesses of virtue theory

    • D. 

      Virtue theory explicit grounding in the community are one of the strengths of this theory

  • 3. 
    The key difference between virtue theory and the other ethical theories is that:
    • A. 

      Virtue theory stress consequences of actions.

    • B. 

      Virtue theory considers that actions must be good and not beneficial.

    • C. 

      Virtue theory emphasizes the moral character of the individual.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The Virtues are habits formed by all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      One's personality

    • B. 

      Interacting with people in work environment.

    • C. 

      Parental and social training.

    • D. 

      Professional and other standards suitable to one's choices and roles in society.

  • 5. 
    The virtues are held to be societally valuable such as:
    • A. 

      Honesty

    • B. 

      Kindness

    • C. 

      Truth-telling

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    If you do what's right regardless to who's around, you have the characteristic of:
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Confidence

    • C. 

      Honesty

    • D. 

      Confidentiality

  • 7. 
    One of the strengths of the Utilitarian theory is that it helps resolve conflicts between individual and public duties of professionals. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The required theory of industrialized and technological societies, as well as the political activity itself is:
    • A. 

      Virtue theory

    • B. 

      Deontological theory

    • C. 

      Manners theory

    • D. 

      Teleological theory

  • 9. 
    If two doctors have two different ideas, it is important in resolving the conflict to choose:
    • A. 

      The right and most benefit choice

    • B. 

      The right choice

    • C. 

      The most benefit choice

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    "One of the weaknesses of the Deontological theory is it's ability to resolving conflicts among moral persons who disagree"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    One of these isn't one of the components of Medical Ethics:
    • A. 

      Physician - Patient Relationship

    • B. 

      The Relationship of the physician to the ministry of health.

    • C. 

      Physician - Physician Relationship

    • D. 

      The Relationship of the Physician to Society.

  • 12. 
    All of the following are medical ethics theories EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Deontological Theory

    • B. 

      Virtue Theory

    • C. 

      Autonomy Theory

    • D. 

      Teleological Theory

  • 13. 
    All of the following are characteristics of Consequential Theory EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Choosing the actions that provide the best outcome.

    • B. 

      An act is moral if it could become a universal rule for society.

    • C. 

      Study the outcomes of actions while analyzing moral activity.

    • D. 

      B+C

  • 14. 
    All of these are Principles of Medical Ethics EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Autonomy

    • B. 

      Beneficence

    • C. 

      Honesty

    • D. 

      Social Justice

  • 15. 
    "Actions that can be taken to help prevent or remove harms or to simply improve the situation of others" are _____________. 
    • A. 

      Beneficent actions

    • B. 

      Confidentiality maintaining actions

    • C. 

      Use of EBM

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Doctors do have an obligation to:
    • A. 

      Helping individuals with disabilities

    • B. 

      Rescuing persons who are in danger

    • C. 

      Prevent and remove harm

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    All of these are true about non-maleficence principle EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Includes an obligation not to inflict harm intentionally.

    • B. 

      Includes informed consent and truth telling.

    • C. 

      Physicians must refrain from providing ineffective treatments or acting with malice toward patients.

    • D. 

      Offers little useful guidance to physicians because many beneficial therapies also have serious risks.

  • 18. 
    Stopping a medication that is shown to be harmful is an example of :
    • A. 

      Non-maleficence

    • B. 

      Autonomy

    • C. 

      Teleological theories

    • D. 

      Beneficence

  • 19. 
    Double effect in medical ethics usually regarded as the combined effect of:
    • A. 

      Beneficence and Autonomy

    • B. 

      Non-malpractice and Confidentiality

    • C. 

      Autonomy and Justice

    • D. 

      Beneficence and Non-malpractice

  • 20. 
    "The capacity to think,decide and act on the bases of thought and decision freely & independently (without let or hindrance)" best describes :
    • A. 

      Confidentiality

    • B. 

      Autonomy

    • C. 

      Reasoned analysis

    • D. 

      Virtue Theory

  • 21. 
    According to the principle of Autonomy, patients have the right to:
    • A. 

      Free will and accord

    • B. 

      No harm from physician

    • C. 

      Access to their notes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    In some times, there are good reasons for overriding the truth-telling principle. Such as:
    • A. 

      All patients with cancer or AIDS.

    • B. 

      If the patients are from China.

    • C. 

      Patients do not want the truth if the news is bad.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    "Patient-physician privilege" best describes:
    • A. 

      Autonomy

    • B. 

      Justice

    • C. 

      Truth-telling

    • D. 

      Confidentiality

  • 24. 
    All of these are true about Confidentiality EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Based on trust

    • B. 

      Always should be maintained of all personal , medical and legal information

    • C. 

      Applied to conversations between doctors and patients

    • D. 

      Sometimes keeping of it would cause harm

  • 25. 
    Practical Obstacles to the Practice of Confidentiality includes:
    • A. 

      Modern medical treatment involves a small number of medical professionals.

    • B. 

      Information about patients is increasingly stored on large electronic databases which may not be secured absolutely.

    • C. 

      Approved research

    • D. 

      A+B

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