QUIZES CH 1-5

QUIZES CH 1-5 - CHAPTER 1 Business ethics is the study of...

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CHAPTER 1 Business ethics is the study of what constitutes right and wrong, good and bad: a. business conduct that affects employees. b. upper management policies. c. hiring practices. d. human conduct in a business context. See page 4 2 With regard to making a distinction between moral and non-moral categories of questions, your ability to download music from the Web is: a. b. a factual question. c. your personal business. d. related only to society's decision to make the technology w See page 5 3 Which of the following statements about moral standards is not true? a. b. Moral standards take priority over other standards such as c. The soundness of a moral standard depends on the reasons d. Moral standards dictate norms of correct conduct in polite See page 6 4 The validity of moral standards depends on: a. b. the context in which they are discussed. c. the quality of the arguments that support them.
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CHAPTER 2
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Normative theories can be divided into two broad categories: a. egoism and utilitarianism. b. consequentialist and nonconsequentialist. c. Bentham and Mill's theories. d. Nonconsequentialist and deontological. See page 52 2 Philosophers who argue that the moral rightness of an action is determined solely by its results are called: a. b. Kantian. c. consequentialists. d. libertarians. See page 52 3 The major question that arises with regard to using consequentialist theory is whether or not: a. b. individuals truly understand the consequences of their acti c. one could identify all the consequences of one's action. d. one should consider consequences for oneself or everyone See page 52 4 The normative theory that equates morality with self-interest and advocates individual self-interest as its guiding principle is called: a. b. Individualism. c. Non-consequentialism.
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Normative theories can be divided into two broad categories of: a. Bentham and Mill's theories. b. egoism and utilitarianism. c. Nonconsequentialist and deontological. d. consequentialist and nonconsequentialist. See Ch. 2, pg. 58 2 Philosophers who argue that the moral rightness of an action is determined solely by its results are called: a. b. Consequentialists. c. Kantian. d. egoists. See Ch. 2, pg. 58 3 The primary feature that distinguishes egoism from utilitarianism is: a. b. whether one considers the consequences only for oneself o c. that egoism is a nonconsequentialist theory while utilitaria d. whether one seeks happiness by reflective equilibrium or See Ch. 2, pg. 58 4 Psychological egoism asserts that truly unselfish acts are impossible because: a. b. the laws of nature call for survival of the fittest. c. all actions are in fact self-motivated.
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CHAPTER 3 The constellation of moral issues raised by the distribution of income, wealth, status, and power in the United States comes under the rubric of: a. religion. b. social issues.
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