Kohlberg's Theory Of Moral Development! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Kohlberg

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  • 1. 
    The United Nations tribunal argued that Nazis had committed
    • A. 

      Immoral acts

    • B. 

      11,100 murders

    • C. 

      Crimes against disadvantaged groups

    • D. 

      Crimes against humanity

  • 2. 
    Gilligan argued that there are significant ________ in the way in which individuals respond to moral dilemmas.
    • A. 

      Racial differences

    • B. 

      Gender differences

    • C. 

      Cultural differences

    • D. 

      A & B

  • 3. 
    At which stage of moral development do children come to understand the basic notion of reciprocity?
    • A. 

      Stage 2

    • B. 

      Stage 1

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      A & B

  • 4. 
    ______________ is characterized by an understanding of mutuality, the common good and genuine concern for the interests and welfare of other people.
    • A. 

      Preconventional morality

    • B. 

      Conventional morality

    • C. 

      Postconventional morality

    • D. 

      Midconventional morality

  • 5. 
    What group of individuals tends to score around stage 3 on Kohlberg's model of moral development?
    • A. 

      Men

    • B. 

      Women

    • C. 

      African Americans

    • D. 

      College professors

  • 6. 
    At which stage does moral thinking become more abstract and conceptual?
    • A. 

      Stage 4

    • B. 

      Stage 5

    • C. 

      Stage 6

    • D. 

      Stage 2

  • 7. 
    The notion of moral ________ implies that conceptions of morality and types of moral reasoning are not static across the lifespan.
    • A. 

      Equilibrium

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Development

    • D. 

      Transgression

  • 8. 
    Kohlberg's model suggests that rather than criminality being directly equated with immorality, it may be better to understand the relationship between lawbreaking and morality as a:
    • A. 

      Circle

    • B. 

      Pendulum

    • C. 

      Fixed scale

    • D. 

      Continuum

  • 9. 
    Which stage of moral development is consistent with the arguments of Kant and Rawls?
    • A. 

      Stage 2

    • B. 

      Stage 5

    • C. 

      Stage 6

    • D. 

      Stage 7

  • 10. 
    In ________, Martin Luther King, Jr., argued that there are two types of laws: just and unjust.
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      The Color Purple

    • C. 

      I Have a Dream

    • D. 

      Letter from Birmingham Jail

  • 11. 
    For the majority of people, which stage will be the highest that they will achieve?
    • A. 

      Stage 4

    • B. 

      Stage 3

    • C. 

      Stage 5

    • D. 

      Stage 8

  • 12. 
    The stages in level 1
    • A. 

      Punishment and obedience, instrumental purpose and exchange, interpersonal expectations and conformity

    • B. 

      Punishment and obedience, instrumental purpose and exchange

    • C. 

      Law and order/social system maintenance, punishment and obedience

    • D. 

      Social contract/utility/rights, universal ethical principles, instrumental purpose and exchange

  • 13. 
    Under Kohlberg's model, there are _______ levels with each having ________ stages.
    • A. 

      Four; two

    • B. 

      Three; three

    • C. 

      Two; three

    • D. 

      Three; two

  • 14. 
    ________ involves a peaceful refusal to obey existing laws that are felt to be unjust; a conscientious disrespect for laws that conflict with one's commitment to higher ethical principles.
    • A. 

      Civil disobedience

    • B. 

      Civil rights

    • C. 

      Universal ethical principles

    • D. 

      Universal morality

  • 15. 
    At which stage does a critical dimension (a willingness to evaluate and assess those with whom one identifies) appear for the first time?
    • A. 

      Stage 3

    • B. 

      Stage 4

    • C. 

      Stage 5

    • D. 

      Stage 6

  • 16. 
    ________ suggested that a law may be unjust if it is degrading to humans, discriminatory, enacted by an authority that is not truly representative and/or unjustly applied.
    • A. 

      Judith Boss

    • B. 

      Carol Gilligan

    • C. 

      Immanuel Kant

    • D. 

      Lawrence Kohlberg

  • 17. 
    The Nuremberg trials, judges appealed to ________ law as a means of bringing Nazi leaders and war criminals to trial.
    • A. 

      Human

    • B. 

      Natural

    • C. 

      International

    • D. 

      Positive

  • 18. 
    Work during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s by ________ was responsible for great growth and progress involving the theory of, research on, and knowledge about the evolution of morality and moral behavior.
    • A. 

      Lawrence Kohlberg

    • B. 

      Carol Gilligan

    • C. 

      Immanuel Kant

    • D. 

      Judith Boss

  • 19. 
    Kohlberg argues that _________ can contribute to moral development by inviting us to reflect on the views of others.
    • A. 

      Role-taking opportunities

    • B. 

      Cognition

    • C. 

      Punishment

    • D. 

      Discipline

  • 20. 
    Gilligan argues that for women, morality develops
    • A. 

      Through focusing on justice, rights, and logic.

    • B. 

      Because of interpersonal relationships, compassion, and care.

    • C. 

      Because of maternal feelings they have for their babies.

    • D. 

      As women become more politically active.

  • 21. 
    Kohlberg argues that morality develops as a result of
    • A. 

      A natural biological process.

    • B. 

      Being punished.

    • C. 

      Being exposed to challenging moral scenarios and thinking critically about those dilemmas.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 22. 
    From a developmental perspective, the question is not ______ , but instead is_______.
    • A. 

      What would Jesus do?; How would Jesus think about what to do?

    • B. 

      How would Jesus think about what to do? How would Jesus feel?

    • C. 

      How would Jesus feel? What would Jesus do?

    • D. 

      "What would Jesus do?" is the only issue that needs to be considered.

  • 23. 
    When Kohlberg discusses "reversible" solutions to moral dilemmas, he is suggesting that we
    • A. 

      Do unto others as we would have them do unto us.

    • B. 

      Turn the other cheek.

    • C. 

      Find a solution that would be fair and just from the perspective of everyone involved.

    • D. 

      Find a way to maximize our own utility.