Self-Appraisal Quiz Answers


1.         Consequentialism means

(c) judging the morality of an act by its results.


2.         Deontology means

(c) a moral theory which judges acts according to their intrinsic rightness or wrongness.


3.         Relativism means

(a) a theory which judges right and wrong according to social norms


4.         Universalisation in ethics is

(a) a way of testing the rightness of an action


5.         The categorical imperative

(a) is a method devised by Kant for determining right and wrong


6.         Virtue ethics is

(c) the ethics of good character.


7.         The ethical principle of utility means

(a) maximising benefits and minimising costs


8.         Ethical opinions are characteristically

(b) impartial, reversible, and directed to the good of all


9.         We have obligations to act on behalf of others when

(a) we can prevent harm


10.       To say that "people are ends in themselvesÓ means

(b) respecting people without qualification


11.       Instrumental goods are

(b) goods that are useful in producing other goods


12.       Intrinsic goods are

(c) goods that are good in themselves.


13.       The good of ethics is

(c) to realise human potential.