Engineering Ethics - 1 Quiz

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Chapter 1

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    As an area of inquiry, engineering ethics consists of the responsibilities and rights that ought to be endorsed by those engaged in engineering.
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    Engineering ethics consists of the desirable ideals and personal commitments in engineering.
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    Ethics involves duties and dilemmas besides problems and punishment.

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    Engineering is only about products.
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    Compliance issues are about making sure that individuals comply with professional standards and avoid wrongdoing.
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    The pressures that sometimes lead engineers to cooperate in wrongdoing, rather than reporting wrongdoing to proper authorities shouldn’t examine.

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    Reasonable laws are more essential than and government regulation, including penalties for reckless and negligent conduct.
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    Preventive ethics aims to prevent moral harm, unnecessary ethical problems, and ultimately, wrongdoing.
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    Reinforcing the connection between ethics and excellence, individuals and corporations should be primarily compliance-based, rather than simply preoccupied with value-driven procedures.
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    Moral dilemmas are situations in which it's immediately obvious what should be done.

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    Moral values can come into conflict, and require good judgment about how to reconcile and integrate them.
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    Micro-issues concern decisions made by individuals and companies, while macro-issues concern decisions made by groups, such as professional engineering societies and consumer groups.
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    Micro-issues are more important than macro-issues in engineering ethics.
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    Morality involves being fair and just, meeting obligations, and respecting rights.
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    The study of engineering ethics strengthens one's ability to reason clearly and carefully about moral questions.
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    Obligations are types of actions that are morally mandatory.

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    Being responsible isn't the same thing as being accountable.
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    Moral responsibility overlaps with legal responsibility.
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    Legal responsibility includes legal obligations and the accountability for meeting them.
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    Professions are those forms of work involving advanced expertise, self-regulation, and concerted service to the public good.

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    Professions require only sophisticated skills ("know-how") in exercising judgment that is not entirely routine or susceptible to mechanization.
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    Professions are those forms of work which usually formulate a code of ethics.
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    In engineering, ethics and excellence go together.
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    Promoting responsible conduct is as important as punishing wrongdoing.
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    Because moral values are myriad and can conflict, ethical dilemmas arise in engineering.
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    Micro- and macro-engineering ethics issues are often connected.

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