What Governs Your Moral Decision Making?

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This quiz is intended to reveal what agent you use the most when it comes to making the ethical, or correct, choice. For example, you may value rationality above other things and thus make the majority of your decisions based on teh rationality of each consequence, as opposed to making decisions based on what is just.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the most important thing for people to think of you as?
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Efficient

    • C. 

      Trustworthy

    • D. 

      Honest

    • E. 

      Confident

    • F. 

      Fair

    • G. 

      Kind

    • H. 

      Logical

  • 2. 
    When you have a big decision to make, which if the first step you take?
    • A. 

      Figuring out which option will help you out most in the long run

    • B. 

      Figuring out which option follows suit with your beliefs

    • C. 

      Figuring out which option you really want to choose the most

    • D. 

      Figuring out which option looks the best to those around you

    • E. 

      Figuring out which option is the most fair to all

    • F. 

      Figuring out which option will most please the people around you

    • G. 

      Figuring out which option makes the most sense

    • H. 

      Figuring out which option you would be the easiest

  • 3. 
    Which is the least desirable trait to possess?
    • A. 

      Flakiness

    • B. 

      Untrustworthy

    • C. 

      Insecurity

    • D. 

      Corruption

    • E. 

      Selfishness

    • F. 

      Illogic

    • G. 

      Dependent

    • H. 

      Laziness

  • 4. 
    It's most important for you to surround yourself with  others that are _______.
    • A. 

      Truthful

    • B. 

      Confident

    • C. 

      Balanced

    • D. 

      Kind

    • E. 

      Rational

    • F. 

      Independent

    • G. 

      Efficient

    • H. 

      Strong willed

  • 5. 
    You are walking down the street when you see a man readingon a park bench, when his wallet falls out of his pocket without him realizing. As you are making your way to the wallet (to return it to the owner, of course), someone speeds by you, swoops it up, and disappears. You disapprove of the thief because ____________.
    • A. 

      He did not make that money, he should not get the credit for having said money.

    • B. 

      Simple, it's not his wallet, and now the poor owner is out of $50 while the thief is $50 richer.

    • C. 

      Stealing is an unnecessary, malicious act that only hurts the victims of it.

    • D. 

      He should not have what is not his.

    • E. 

      He should have made the money himself.

    • F. 

      His effort spent stealing $50 did not help him at all in the long run, he could've spent that effort making the money himself.

    • G. 

      His moral compass must be seriously compromised if he is willing to steal.

    • H. 

      He will never own up to taking it from the owner or reveal his identity.

  • 6. 
     You are in your social studies class and the teacher pairs you up for a project. You are paired with the classmate notorious for being a "free rider", A.K.A. a person who never does his fair share of the work. How do you handle your partnership?
    • A. 

      Do your proposed part of the project and tell your teacher if he does not do his half of the work.

    • B. 

      Try your hardest to work with the person and keep a positive attitude. If he refuses to do his half of the work, so be it. It's not worth the conflict.

    • C. 

      Reason with him, and explain to him that it's not fair for you to do all of the work, hoping he will do his half.

    • D. 

      Do the entire project. You know you won't get any help from him, so you just take matters into your own hands.

    • E. 

      Give him no choice. Take charge and delegate tasks between the both of you. Persist and badger him until his half is done.

    • F. 

      Vow to finish the project even if he doesn't do his half. You have to keep up your GPA, and it's not your fault that he's unmotivated.

    • G. 

      Tell him that he needs to do his half, and that you know his reputation.

    • H. 

      Do the entire project by yourself to prove that you didn't need help from someone like him anyway.

  • 7. 
    It's important for me to ____.
    • A. 

      Please those around me

    • B. 

      Always do what is logical and makes sense

    • C. 

      Make it on my own

    • D. 

      Stay on track to accomplishing my goals

    • E. 

      Stand up for what I believe in

    • F. 

      Say what is on my mind

    • G. 

      Be confident in what I do and who I am

    • H. 

      Act unselfishly and make sure those around me always have what they deserve

  • 8. 
    My least favorite part of public education has always been ______.
    • A. 

      The stupid things people around me say and do

    • B. 

      People who rely on others way too much to do their work for them

    • C. 

      The fact that nothing ever seems to get accomplished

    • D. 

      That people do wrong, corrupt, ugly things

    • E. 

      That people lie and cheat their way to a grade

    • F. 

      The lack of confidence in those around me

    • G. 

      That people are always able to get a grade that they do not deserve, while others are screwed over in the process

    • H. 

      That the kids are cruel

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