Copyright

Moral Philosophies & Business Ethics Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Page 1

Question 1 1. If a business is to be neutral, who should give out charity?

Question 2 2. What is an example of Corporate Social Responsibility?

Question 3 3. In a nutshell, what is the Social Contract for Business?

Question 4 4. What is traditionally thought of as the main goal of business?

Question 5 5. Which of these is an example of philanthropy?

Page 2

Question 6 6. The two things that must be considered when making a utilitarian decision are the number of people who will benefit vs. the number of people who will be harmed and the:

Question 7 7. The philosophy that the most ethical decision is the one that will bring the most benefit to the most people is called:

Question 8 8. Which philosopher believed that people always act according to self-interest?

Question 9 9. When a company tries to figure out whether the negative outcomes of a decision outweigh the positive outcomes of that decision, they are engaging in:

Question 10 10. During a cost vs. benefit analysis, a company first lists all possible outcomes and then:

Page 3

Question 11 11. What moral philosophy is focused on the consequences of an action to determine whether the action is moral or immoral?

Question 12 12. Nathan is in a foreign country conducting business where his local business partners don't see a problem with bribing their local officials to get business done even thought bribing is considered unethical in the United States. What moral theory best illustrates this situation?

Question 13 13. Gordon is a stockbroker that doesn't concern himself with ethics because he doesn't believe that any act is intrinsically moral or immoral. What type of philosophical belief does he hold?

Question 14 14. Mike decides to place a product in the market because it will do more good than harm. What moral philosophy may best support his ethical reasoning?

Question 15 15. Beth is a salesperson who refuses to exaggerate the quality of a product that she sells because she believes doing so would violate the moral rule against lying. What moral theory best explains her ethical decision?

Page 4

Question 16 16. Applying utilitarian ethics to each situation independently is called ____ utilitarianism.

Question 17 17. Jack believes that every situation is different, and ethics change with each unique situation. He is most likely to subscribe to ____ utilitarianism.

Question 18 18. Lorraine says that people don't always take ethics into consideration, so we need laws to keep people's actions in line with what's best for everyone. She is most likely to approve of ____ utilitarianism.

Question 19 19. The belief that the most ethical decision is the one that brings the most benefit to the most people is called:

Question 20 20. Setting laws based on utilitarian ethics is called ____ utilitarianism.

Moral Philosophies & Business Ethics Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Business Law: Help and Review  /  Business Courses
Support