Conventional Morality: Definition & Stages


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When did Kohlberg develop his stages of moral development?

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1. Which of the following statements is true regarding the number of people that rely on conventional morality for decision making?

2. What are the two phases of conventional morality?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will ask you questions about conventional morality and its specific characteristics. All of the questions are in multiple-choice format.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how well you can answer questions on the following:

  • When the stages of moral development were conceived by Kohlberg
  • The types of people who rely on conventional morality for decision making
  • What the two phases of conventional morality are
  • How to describe conventional morality
  • Specific examples of moral decisions based on conventional morality

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on conventional morality
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how adults make moral decisions in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding psychiatrist Lawrence Kohlberg and his research on morality

Additional Learning

Keep learning about how people make moral decisions via the lesson titled Conventional Morality: Definition & Stages. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Compare and contrast preconventional morality, conventional morality and postconventional morality
  • Recognize the stages and phases of moral development
  • Know how far adults typically develop their moral beliefs