Origin, Aspects & Reasons Behind Morality


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At its most basic, what is morality?

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1. Which of these is not an example of a universal system of morality?

2. If something is moral for egoistic reasons, what is it motivated by?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Almost all humans live by some type of moral code. But what exactly does this mean, and how can morals differ? This quiz will check your knowledge about morality in general as well as different forms of this thought system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test you on the following:

  • Definition of morality
  • Universal system of morality
  • Egoistic morals
  • Egoistic versus altruistic
  • Fundamental aspects of morality

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the different types of morality to answer quiz questions
  • Information recall - access knowledge regarding the basic definition of morality
  • Knowledge application - apply information you've learned about the fundamental aspect of most morality systems

Additional Learning

To learn more about the following, review the lesson titled Origin, Aspects & Reasons Behind Morality:

  • Genetics and morality
  • Definition of immoral
  • Subjective beliefs of morality