Quiz: Take This Medical Ethics Exam Test!

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Quiz: Take This Medical Ethics Exam Test!


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  • 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. 
    One 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 benefical

    • 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 that it helps resolve conflicts between individual and public duties of professionals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The required theory of industrialized and technological societies,as well as 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. 
    Treatment refusal is on of the:
    • A. 

      Practitioner-driven constraints on Autonomy

    • B. 

      External constraints on Beneficence

    • C. 

      Patient's driven constraints on Beneficence

    • D. 

      Medical responsibility constraints

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    Stopping a medication that is shown to be harmful is an example of :
    • A. 

      Non-maleficence

    • B. 

      Autonomy

    • C. 

      Teleological theories

    • D. 

      Beneficence

  • 20. 
    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

  • 21. 
    "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

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    "patient-physician privilege" best describes:
    • A. 

      Autonomy

    • B. 

      Justice

    • C. 

      Truth-telling

    • D. 

      Confidentiality

  • 25. 
    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