The Importance of Being a Civil and Ethical Listener - Quiz & Worksheet


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The ethical pyramid is:

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1. While patiently listening to a speech, you suspect the speaker used another person's quote as their own. Which step in the ethical pyramid is used to determine whether the speaker's purpose was to be truthful?

2. You confront a speaker about the plagiarism in his speech. You tell him to stop using the words of others without citation or permission. The speaker agrees to stop. Which step in the ethical pyramid does this refer to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment will challenge your understanding of civil and ethical listening. You will be tested on its principles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test the knowledge you've gained regarding:

  • Knowledge of the ethical pyramid's function
  • Comprehension of the different steps within the ethical pyramid
  • Your ability to identify the ethical responsibilities of a listener

Skills Practiced

This evaluation will challenge these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - examine your knowledge of civil and ethical listening by describing the ethical pyramid
  • Information recall - demonstrate you remember the ethical step used to determine purpose
  • Knowledge application - gauge your understanding of the story given about civil and ethical listening by answering questions about its protagonist

Additional Learning

Care to explore civil and ethical thinking further? Then check out the short lesson entitled The Importance of Being a Civil and Ethical Listener. This lesson will ensure you:

  • Understand the definition of the ethical pyramid
  • Recall the listener's ethical responsibilities
  • Remember individual elements of the ethical pyramid