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IAH 206 Quiz 7 1. Which of the following is NOT an argument against industrial agriculture? a. Pesticides kill beneficial insects. b. Fertilizer runoff pollutes lakes and streams. c. Risk of famine due to localized farms and food sources. d. Pesticide residue on food. 2. One issue raised against GMOs is that: a. Genes are dynamic, leading to unforeseen consequences. b. They support and promote small farms, harming large corporations. c. They reduce profits for seed growers. d. None of the above. 3. One potential problem with consequentialist moral theories is: a. Need a common measure/definition for benefit. b. They promote the minority over the majority. c. They focus too heavily on rights and duties.
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Unformatted text preview: d. They are too conservative in their promotion of new technology. 4. Which of the following is a problem for rights based approaches? a. The problem of the tyranny of the majority. b. It is not an action guiding theory. c. We can never achieve the necessary scientific certainty. d. There is a need for something outside the theory to settle conflicts. 5. According to risk based approaches: a. Experts are not to be trusted with important decisions. b. We ought to be very conservative regarding exposure assessments. c. Most lay-people are poor judges of actual risk. d. We need to develop a calculus for measuring benefit and harms....
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