Ethics Test Chapter 4

This ethics quiz was created to simplify my life. Your answers while anonymous, will be used in a few college papers on the subject of ethical behavior.

The following questionnaire will ask you several questions about your behavior. Even if you chose to violate some of these values or rules, do you believe in the rules?

Created by: shawn74

  1. While walking along a residential sidewalk, you spot a wallet. Inside is $500, a gift card worth $100, credit and debit card, and a piece of paper with the owner's name, address, and phone number on it. What do you do?
  2. You exit the grocery store after buying $100 worth of groceries. You look at the receipt and notice that the cashier gave you $3 too much change. What do you do?
  3. You need to withdraw money from your bank account, so you go to an ATM. The machine makes a huge error and spits out $1000 by mistake. What do you do?
  4. You are in the parking lot of a grocery store. You notice a couple loading their groceries into their car. You see them getting into their car, leaving a 24-pack of soda on the bottom of the basket. What do you do?
  5. While in school, you notice a frequently-bullied classmate with a piece of broccoli in his teeth. What do you do?
  6. You are in your social studies class. The teacher announces a class project, and asks students to pair up. You notice the kind, shy outcast being shunned. What do you do?
  7. The day after your laptop stops working, you're caught in a riot. You notice that an electronics store is being looted. What do you do?
  8. Walking through the hallway at school, you notice a small crowd. When you approach the crowd, you see three bigger students tormenting a helpless smaller student. The smaller student is being held up against a locker, being robbed of money and belongings, yelled and laughed at, and suffering greatly. The crowd has joined in. What do you do?
  9. You are listening to music one morning when you get a call (or a door visit) from a neighbor. The neighbor asks that you turn down the music so that he/she can read in peace and enjoy his/her backyard. What do you do?
  10. You put 50 cents into a soda machine and press the button for a soda. Two sodas tumble out. What do you do?
  11. You see a midet trying to get a drink from a fountain that is set too high for him to reach. What do you do?
  12. Your boss walks out of the restroom and his zipper is down.
  13. You hear the next door neighbor beating his wife.
  14. Would you lie to a family member or friend in order to avoid the person?
  15. Would you put a false statement in your biography or resume to get a job or get accepted to college?
  16. Your running late. Would you drive on the shoulder of a road in order to get ahead of other cars?
  17. Would you claim deductions on your federal taxes that were either non existent or exaggerated?
  18. WOuld you cheat at a game or contest in order to boost your score? (Golfers be honest.)
  19. Would you drive when you are probably legally drunk?
  20. Would you feed a starving, homeless, drug addicted, prostitute?

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