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ETHC445 Week 1, 3, 6 Quiz 2017 (Perfect Answer)
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ETHC445 Week 1 - Quiz

Which of the below behaviors are inappropriate in a course?

Posting a racist comment in the threads

Typing posts that contain poor grammar, spelling, and no punctuation, requiring others to guess at the meaning

Postings such as this: "Can you use spell-check or proofread, or are you just too stupid?"

All of the above

Question 2. Question :

Ethics involves issues of right and wrong, and politically charged issues and ideas; thus, the best way to ensure that my comments are taken in the way I mean them is to _____.

include lots of references to cultural biases and labels – after all, this class is all about how I feel (Please avoid!)

carefully consider my comments, think about how they will affect others who may disagree, and take that into consideration when I word my posts

take everything everyone else says, and try to twist it into something ugly so they look bad and I look good (get really upset and take everything everyone says personally) (Please don't do this.)

sit quietly in the corner (better to stay out of the discussion) (Absolutely not – please get involved and post at least three times per week to each thread.)

Question 3. Question :

Posting in the course's threaded discussions is an essential element in our online, asynchronous classroom. Which of the following is not an example of value-adding posting?

Bringing an item that has been researched on the Internet with a quote and website link

Simply bringing an opinion statement to the discussion with a phrase like, "Well, I think . . ." (Unsupported opinion)

Adding wisdom to a discussion from your personal background or expertise

Asking for clarification of the meaning of another student's post

Writing a response to another student's post by name

Question 4. Question :

Which of the following is the most appropriate response for a student to post to another student who has posted this:

E-mail the sender of that note.

Let your instructor handle it. (Instructor's responsibility)

Complain to the class in the Q & A Forum Thread.

Post to the offending student what a jerk he or she is.

Ask Student Services to intervene.

Question 5. Question :

Choose from the following choices the way in which collegiality is encouraged in our course.

Bringing resources of value into the course through research and proper citation

Students responding directly to the posts of other students by name

Good use of grammar and spelling through careful writing and the use of the spell-check function

Students bringing personal experiences about the topic to the class and adding them to the discussion

All of the above

ETHC445 Week 3 - Quiz

1. Question :

A fallacy is _____.

a logical progression

warrant based logic

an inference from data to a claim that circumvents sound logical reasoning

a claim that represents logical reasoning in a circuitous path

a faulty synapse in the receptacle

Question 2. Question :

A car salesman says this, in order to get you to buy a new car from him:

"Buddy! You gotta buy this car. Please! If you don't buy it, my boss will fire me!"

This type of faulty logic is an example of _____.

the ad hominem argument

the hasty generalization fallacy

the straw man fallacy

emotional appeal to popularity

special pleading

Question 3. Question :

Do you have only a few select friends or a large circle of friends?

What fallacy is operating here?

Straw man

Appeal to fear

Ad hominem

False dilemma

Questionable statistics

Question 4. Question :

All those old people are cheap.

They never give me a fair tip when I park their cars in the valet parking lot.

What kind of fallacy is operating here?

Straw man

Appeal to fear

Hasty generalization

Questionable statistics

Slippery slope

Question 5. Question :

Measuring our country's health by measuring the consumption of petroleum

is like measuring a person's health my how much medical care he or she buys.

What kind of fallacy is operating here?

Hasty generalization

Questionable statistics

False analogy

Invalid in form

Confusing assumptions with facts

ETHC445 Week 6 - Quiz 2017

1. Question :

A decision by the commanding officer (CO) to follow rules and procedures in this situation would be what kind of ethics?

Objectivist ethics of self-interest


A deficiency of the virtue of courage



Question 2. Question :

Which of the three primary schools of ethics is operating when the commanding officer (CO) decides for medical evacuation of the injured sailor in order to aid the most possible?

Care based

Ends based

Virtue based


Conscience driven

Question 3. Question :

If the CO had been influenced by studying Thomas Aquinas, his decision making would be influenced by what factor?

His conscience

His strength of personality

His desire to succeed through successful outcomes

His repentance

His leadership skills

Question 4. Question :

What virtue is not shown if the CO shows unwillingness to contact the carrier air group commander about the welfare of his sailor because of fear?



The virtue of courage



Question 5. Question :

For the CO to make a decision in accordance with the categorical imperative indicates that he has been reading what ethicist?


Jeremy Bentham

Immanuel Kant

John Locke

St. Augustine

Question 6. Question :

A voice in one's head telling one what the right thing to do is

Aristotle's Virtues of the Mean.

An act of conscience.

Calculated acceptance of unavoidable consequences.

Being driven by personal self-interest and ambition.

Ends-based thinking of the Three Primary Schools of Ethics

Question 7. Question :

To ask, "What is the best possible outcome for my whole ship" is to apply what kind of ethics?

Social contract


Deontological ethics

Being caught in a dilemma

Ethics of the mean

Question 8. Question :

To think, "What can this do for my reputation when I come up for selection as admiral," is an example of what kind of ethics?

Immanuel Kant's categorical imperative.

John Locke's social contract.

Ayn Rand's objectivism.

Augustine's doctrine of sin.

A social contract with the crew.

Question 9. Question :

To speculate about "what would the crew want to happen now" engages the CO in what ethics?

Utilitarian ethics

The virtue of compassion

Kant's categorical imperative, second formulation

Concern for his vulnerability to sin

Deontological ethics

Question 10. Question :

If the CO were to take a care-based approach to this emergency situation, what would he do?

He would try to sympathize with the sailor and feel his pain.

He would try to figure out what he would want if he were the sailor and had suffered the injury.

He would contact the injured sailor's family at home.

He would follow the published instructions for this kind of emergency

He would get the carrier air group commander to send the helicopter, even after dark.



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