Ethics Quiz

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Ethics Quiz

This is a quiz to determine your ethical leaning.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    While walking along a residential sidewalk, you spot a wallet. Inside is $500, a gift card worth $100, credit and debit card, and a piece of paper with the owner's name, address, and phone number on it. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Call the number and arrange for the wallet's return.

    • B. 

      Pocket the wallet and keep it

    • C. 

      Throw the wallet back on the ground and walk away

  • 2. 
    You exit the grocery store after buying $100 worth of groceries. You look at the receipt and notice that the cashier gave you $3 too much change. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Pocket the change without thought

    • B. 

      Return the change to the cashier

  • 3. 
    You need to withdraw money from your bank account, so you go to an ATM. The machine makes a huge error and spits out $1000 by mistake. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Keep the money

    • B. 

      Go to the bank and return the money

    • C. 

      Stuff the money back into the machine and act like it never happened

  • 4. 
    You are in the parking lot of a grocery store. You notice a couple loading their groceries into their car. You see them getting into their car, leaving a 24-pack of soda on the bottom of the basket. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Approach the car before they pull away and tell them that they left their soda in the basket

    • B. 

      Steal the soda

    • C. 

      Carry the soda back into the store and tell the employees

    • D. 

      Leave the soda there without doing anything

  • 5. 
    While in school, you notice a frequently-bullied classmate with a piece of broccoli in his teeth. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Start laughing; encourage others to join in

    • B. 

      Kindly tell him

    • C. 

      Ignore it

  • 6. 
    You are in your social studies class. The teacher announces a class project, and asks students to pair up. You notice the kind, shy outcast being shunned. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Ignore him and pair with your friend

    • B. 

      Pair with him

    • C. 

      Ask the teacher for an exemption and do a group with he and your friend

  • 7. 
    The day after your laptop stops working, you're caught in a riot. You notice that an electronics store is being looted. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Go inside and grab a laptop

    • B. 

      Wait and buy one later

  • 8. 
    Walking through the hallway at school, you notice a small crowd. When you approach the crowd, you see three bigger students tormenting a helpless smaller student. The smaller student is being held up against a locker, being robbed of money and belongings, yelled and laughed at, and suffering greatly. The crowd has joined in. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Go in and stand up to the bullies and crowd

    • B. 

      Join in

    • C. 

      Ignore the situation

    • D. 

      Tell a staff member

  • 9. 
    You are listening to music one morning when you get a call (or a door visit) from a neighbor. The neighbor asks that you turn down the music so that he/she can read in peace and enjoy his/her backyard. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Apologize; turn it down to a reasonable level

    • B. 

      Turn it down, then turn it back up a few minutes later

    • C. 

      "If it's too loud, you're too old!"

  • 10. 
    You put one dollar into a soda machine and press the button for a soda. Two sodas tumble out. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Go to a nearby staff member of the establishment where you are and report the error

    • B. 

      Keep the soda and drink it

    • C. 

      Give the soda to a passer-by