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1) The main ethical violation in the Tuskegee Syphilis study was

A. Deception

B. Participants were


C. No informed consent

D. All of the above

2) Todd is a student at California Baptist University and is planning to do a study on how eating disorders affect academic performance. Who must review his research proposal before data can be collected?

A. The state government

B. The federal government

C. The Institutional Review Board

D. All of the above

3) Debbie did an experiment and was particularly concerned that her subjects base their voluntary participation on a full understanding of the possible risks involved. How can this be done?

A. Following her institution's code of ethics

B. Following the suggestions of her institution's Institutional Review Board

C. Using an informed consent

D. Promising anonymity to her subjects

4)Many of the ethical guidelines used in research today grew out of the Nuremburg trials at the end of WWII.



5) Cyril Burt was a famous British criminologist in the early 20th century who believed that there are "born criminals." The ethical problem with his research is that

A. The results were too skewed to be statistically significant.

B. The results were faked

C. He failed to inform his subjects of potentially damaging effects of the study.

D. He failed to maintain anonymity or confidentiality of his subjects.

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