Natural Law And Other Expressions Of The Moral Law

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A quiz on the natural moral law and the other expressions of moral law.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Since different people are naturally inclined to different things (some to pleasure, others to honor, and others to still other things), it follows that different things are good for different persons. This means there is no single natural law for all people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Humans and animals follow God's laws in the same way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    We can know the moral law by natural reason, without basing our knowledge on the Bible. God gave us natural reason as a reflection of his own Eternal Reason.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Human law is
    • A. 

      God's general governance of the world

    • B. 

      The law revealed in the Bible

    • C. 

      Moral law

    • D. 

      Civil law and ecclesiastical (canon) law

  • 5. 
    Eternal law is
    • A. 

      Civil law (positive law)

    • B. 

      The law revealed in the Bible

    • C. 

      Moral law

    • D. 

      God's general governance of the world

  • 6. 
    Divine law is
    • A. 

      Civil law

    • B. 

      God's general governance of the world

    • C. 

      Moral law

    • D. 

      The law revealed in the Bible

  • 7. 
    Moral law is
    • A. 

      Divine law

    • B. 

      Eternal law

    • C. 

      Natural law

    • D. 

      Human law

  • 8. 
    The natural law is part of the eternal law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The natural law can change in
    • A. 

      Neither its basic principles nor its applications.

    • B. 

      Its basic principles, but not in its applications.

    • C. 

      Its applications, but not in its basic principles.

    • D. 

      Both its basic principles and its applications.

  • 10. 
    The natural law
    • A. 

      Is objective, and known to our reason through self-evident principles.

    • B. 

      Varies with the situation, and so is a form of cultural relativism.

    • C. 

      Is utilitarian, since it tells us to maximize the sum-total of happiness.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

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