kaplan-hu245-unit-1quiz

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on google
Google+
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

1. Question
: Ethics is the study of
__________________.

Student Answer: knowledge (This would be epistemology, not
ethics.)

the nature of reality (This would
emetaphysics, not ethics.)

human behavior (This would be sociology, not
ethics.)

right and wrong (

what is socially acceptable (This would be
sociology, not ethics.)

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question
: Goodness is _____________________.

Student Answer: that which brings happiness and pleasure
(Goodness involves this, but also involves more than this.)

excellence (Goodness involves this, but also
involves more than this.)

harmony and creativity (Goodness involves
this, but also involves more than this.)

whatever I say it is (Our opinions do not
define goodness.)

a combination of that which brings happiness,
pleasure, excellence, harmony, and creativity (Correct!)

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question
: A cat toys with a live mouse
throwing it the air and dragging it along by its tail. After 1 hour, the cat
leaves the mouse to die on the floor. This would be considered ____________
behavior.

Student Answer: immoral (Immorality can only occur if the one
acting is capable of moral reasoning.)

amoral ( 

non-moral (Non-moral means it does not relate
to ethics at all. Such as “this painting is bad.”)

moral (The cat cannot reason morally, so this
is not a moral act.)

Points Received: 0 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question
: “Human beings should always
act in the interests of others.” This statement is considered to be
____________.

Student Answer: descriptive (The act of being descriptive
does not attempt to determine what one should do, it just describes the
behavior.)

prescriptive  

analytic (Analytic deals with the nature of
reality.)

metaethical (Metaethical deals with only
describing ethics, not offering an answer to what people should do.)

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question
: Who said that morality was
bound up with the function of a human being?

Student Answer: Sophocles (T ect.)

Jacques Thiroux (T ect.)

Your instructor (T ect.)

Aristotle ( )

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question
: The most important moral
issues arise for most ethicists when human beings come together in ___________.

Student Answer: harmony (When things are harmonious, there
usually are not many ethical issues.)

religion (Religion is important in ethics,
but most ethicists are not focused on what people do in a religious context.)

social groups  !)

matrimony (Though marriage is important;
ethicists do not consider this the main area of importance.)

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question
: If human beings are the source
of value, then morality is ____________.

Student Answer: supernatural (This would mean the source of
morality is not human.)

natural ( 

objective ( s question asks about the source.)

subjective (Subjective means values are
within humans, but this question asks about the source.)

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question
: In general, philosophers
demand that beliefs, propositions, and ideas be examined
______________________.

Student Answer: according to tradition (Tradition can be
illogical and thus not what philosophers demand.)

without evaluation (Philosophers reject the
concept of accepting without questioning.)

with the Bible in hand (Philosophy does not
assume God is real and thus would not demand all ideas be examined in light of
biblical texts.)

critically ( 

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question
: Moral conflicts can be
resolved through ____________.

Student Answer: religion (Religion varies and would not be
the best method for a society to resolve a moral conflict.)

tradition (Tradition varies and would not be
the best method for a society to resolve a moral conflict.)

social acceptability (Sometimes entire
societies can be wrong on moral issues.)

rational compromise ( 

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question
: Why should humans be moral?

Student Answer: Self-interest (Self-interest is not correct.)

Law (The law is not the same as ethics.)

Tradition ( 

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

More to explorer

Change Management Presentation

Purpose of AssessmentDevelop specific strategies with supporting tactics to implement positive change within an organization. You may refer to the information that you

Driver Safety

 You were recently hired as the fleet safety manager of a company that operates a fleet of 25 delivery trucks within a

Answer:

Title: kaplan-hu245-unit-1quiz

This question has been Solved!

Click the button below to order this solution.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Open chat