BUS 309 Week 7 Quiz 6.docx - Question 1 2 out of 2 points Some environmental regulations(like forbidding the burning of coal in cities benefit each and

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Unformatted text preview: Question 1 2 out of 2 points Some environmental regulations (like forbidding the burning of coal in cities) benefit each and every one of us because the air we all breather is cleaner. If an individual ignores the regulation and burns coal, while others obey the regulation, then he or she Selected Answer: Correct Answer: is being a free rider. is being a free rider. Question 2 2 out of 2 points Which environmental statement is true? Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Tropical forests are the earth’s richest, oldest, and most complex ecosystems. Tropical forests are the earth’s richest, oldest, and most complex ecosystems. Question 3 2 out of 2 points Cost-benefit analysis Selected Answer: Correct Answer: is influenced by value judgments. is influenced by value judgments. Question 4 2 out of 2 points A decade after wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone Park, their presence was discovered to Selected Answer: Correct Answer: have changed the behavior of elk. have changed the behavior of elk. Question 5 2 out of 2 points Which of the following is true concerning our environment today? Selected Answer: Correct Answer: polluted air is a health risk polluted air is a health risk Question 6 2 out of 2 points Concerning future generations, Selected Answer: Correct Answer: the social and environmental policies we adopt can affect who is born in the future the social and environmental policies we adopt can affect who is born in the future Question 7 2 out of 2 points Business has considered the environment to be Selected Answer: Correct Answer: free and nearly limitless. free and nearly limitless. Question 8 2 out of 2 points According to Shaw and Barry, utilitarians Selected Answer: Correct Answer: should include nonhuman animal pleasures and pains in the overall utilitarian calculus. should include nonhuman animal pleasures and pains in the overall utilitarian calculus. Question 9 2 out of 2 points An ecosystem Selected Answer: Correct Answer: can be upset by human behavior. can be upset by human behavior. Question 10 2 out of 2 points Which of the following is a drawback to the regulatory approach? Selected Answer: Correct Answer: regulation can take away an industry’s incentive to do more than the minimum regulation can take away an industry’s incentive to do more than the minimum Question 11 2 out of 2 points A moral vegetarian Selected Answer: Correct Answer: rejects eating meat based on moral grounds. rejects eating meat based on moral grounds. Question 12 2 out of 2 points One truth about factory farms is Selected Answer: Correct Answer: most animals we eat are from them. most animals we eat are from them. Question 13 2 out of 2 points According to Holmes Rolston III, Selected Answer: some natural objects are morally considerable in their own right, apart from human interests. Correct Answer: some natural objects are morally considerable in their own right, apart from human interests. Question 14 2 out of 2 points According to the anthropocentric (or human-oriented) ethic of Baxter and others, Selected Answer: Correct Answer: the Grand Canyon is valuable only because people care about it. the Grand Canyon is valuable only because people care about it. Question 15 2 out of 2 points William F. Baxter addresses environmental ethics by noting Selected Answer: Correct Answer: judgments about environmental problems ought to be people-oriented. judgments about environmental problems ought to be people-oriented. ...
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