Review Questions for Business Law on Ethics

  • Question 1

1 out of 1 points

E-mails that are more than a few lines long, are broken up into two or more pieces, called e-bites.
Selected Answer:  False
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 2

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The Enlightenment view of addiction is that society is responsible for the bad choices people make.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 3

1 out of 1 points

By 2009, about ____ percent of all emails were spam.
Selected Answer:  

90%

Correct Answer:  

90%

  • Question 4

1 out of 1 points

The corporate citizenship theory of social responsibility argues that businesses have the responsibility to do good for society.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 5

1 out of 1 points

The software company that provided IBM with the operating system for its PC was:
Selected Answer:  

Microsoft

Correct Answer:  

Microsoft

  • Question 6

0 out of 1 points

Under the traditional view of social responsibility, businesses owe a duty to take actions that maximize profits for shareholders.
Selected Answer:  False
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 7

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Hypertext is supposed to mimic
Selected Answer:  

road networks.

Correct Answer:  

the associative memory of human beings

  • Question 8

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A Korean cybercafe where people play on-line, persistent games is called:
Selected Answer:  

PC Bang

Correct Answer:  

PC Bang

  • Question 9

1 out of 1 points

One advantage of utilitarianism is that there is no need for measuring the good of an action for society.
Selected Answer:  False
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 10

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Under Subjective Relativism, there are universal norms of right and wrong.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 11

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The mechanical adding machines of Pascal and Leibniz were not widely adopted because they were too difficult to program.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 12

1 out of 1 points

Under the Divine Command Theory, good actions: those aligned with God’s will.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 13

1 out of 1 points

Unsolicited, bulk, commercial email is commonly called spam.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 14

1 out of 1 points

What term is used to describe a high-speed Internet connection, such as a cable modem or a DSL modem, that is at least 10 times faster than a dial-up Internet Connection?
Selected Answer:  

broadband

Correct Answer:  

broadband

  • Question 15

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Utilitarianism requires taking the course of action that provides the greatest good to society.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 16

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The divine command theory is an example of:
Selected Answer:  

pluralism

Correct Answer:  

objectivism

  • Question 17

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A simi conductor device containing transistors, capacitors, and resistors is called:
Selected Answer:  

an integrated circuit

Correct Answer:  

an integrated circuit

  • Question 18

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The power of radio as a medium of mass communication was demonstrated in 1938 when Orson Welles put on a dramatization of
Selected Answer:  

War of the Worlds

Correct Answer:  

War of the Worlds

  • Question 19

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Utilitarianism is an example of:
Selected Answer:  

a consequentialist theory.

Correct Answer:  

a consequentialist theory.

  • Question 20

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According to PRC, how many American adults get their news from the Internet than from newspapers?
Selected Answer:  

10% of adults said they get most of their news from the Internet according to the survey done in 2008.

Correct Answer:  

40% of adults said they get most of their news from the Internet according to the survey done in 2008.

  • Question 21

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Software that allows multiple users to edit and run their programs simultaneously on the same computer is called:
Selected Answer:  

None of the above.

Correct Answer:  

a time-sharing system

  • Question 22

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Kimberly Young’s test for Internet addiction is based on the diagnosis of obsessive/compulsive behavior.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 23

1 out of 1 points

People who are addicted to on-line gambling, and can prove that they have an addiction, can get their money back if they sue the on-line gaming company for not cutting them off.
Selected Answer:  False
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 24

1 out of 1 points

From an organizational perspective, egoism involves those actions that best promote the long-term interests of society.
Selected Answer:  False
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 25

1 out of 1 points

The first popular personal computer with a graphical user interface was the ____________.
Selected Answer:  

Apple Macintosh

Correct Answer:  

Apple Macintosh

  • Question 26

1 out of 1 points

In John Rawls’s Principles of Justice, each person may claim a “fully adequate” number of basic rights and liberties, so long as these claims are consistent with everyone else having a claim to the same rights and liberties.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 27

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Under the First Amendment, freedom of expression is not an absolute right.
Selected Answer:  False
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 28

1 out of 1 points

The First Amendment only covers nonpolitical speech. Political speech does not enjoy the benefits of the First Amendment Rights.
Selected Answer:  False
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 29

1 out of 1 points

A typewriter that prints a message transmitted over a telegraph line is called a
Selected Answer:  

teletype

Correct Answer:  

teletype

  • Question 30

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Under the social contract theory of societal justice, members of society are obligated to obey the moral rules of society regardless of whether others obey those rules.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 31

1 out of 1 points

The first electronic networking technology widely used in the US was the:
Selected Answer:  

telegraph

Correct Answer:  

telegraph

  • Question 32

1 out of 1 points

The social contract defines the permissible scope of business conduct and goes beyond the purely economic issues. If society wants more from business than profits, business must accept this mandate in order to survive in society. To do otherwise is to breach the social contract.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 33

1 out of 1 points

Under the Child Internet Protection Act, libraries receiving federal networking funds must filter pages containing obscenity or child pornography.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 34

1 out of 1 points

The first electronic digital computers were produced just after
Selected Answer:  

World War II

Correct Answer:  

World War II

  • Question 35

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One of the first and most important applications of the ARPANET was
Selected Answer:  

e-mail

Correct Answer:  

e-mail

  • Question 36

0 out of 1 points

Programming languages were developed in order to
Selected Answer:  

All of the above.

Correct Answer:  

make programming faster and less error-prone

  • Question 37

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The theory that people decide for themselves what is right and wrong is called ethical egoism.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  False
  • Question 38

1 out of 1 points

“The Star-Wars kid” video was viewed how many times by 2006?
Selected Answer:  

900 million times.

Correct Answer:  

900 million times.

  • Question 39

1 out of 1 points

Identity theft happens when a person uses another person’s electronic identity.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 40

1 out of 1 points

Tablets, abacuses, and manual tables are examples of aids to manual calculating.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 41

1 out of 1 points

Rule utilitarianism is the ethical theory that holds that we ought to adopt those moral rules which, if followed by everyone, will lead to the greatest increase in total happiness.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 42

1 out of 1 points

Phishing is:
Selected Answer:  

Use of email to attempt to deceive people into revealing personal information

Correct Answer:  

Use of email to attempt to deceive people into revealing personal information

  • Question 43

1 out of 1 points

A criticism of the stakeholder interest theory of the social responsibility of business is that it is often impossible to determine how the interests of the different stakeholders should be balanced.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 44

1 out of 1 points

What visionary invented the computer mouse and demonstrated windows, email and live network videoconferencing in 1968?
Selected Answer:  

Douglas Engelbart

Correct Answer:  

Douglas Engelbart

  • Question 45

1 out of 1 points

Under Rawls’s social justice theory, the least advantaged in society must receive special assistance to allow them to realize their potential.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 46

1 out of 1 points

Ethical relativism allows an individual to evaluate the ethics of his actions based on his own feelings about what is ethical.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 47

1 out of 1 points

A wiki is:
Selected Answer:  

a Web site that allows multiple people to contribute and edit it’s content.

Correct Answer:  

a Web site that allows multiple people to contribute and edit it’s content.

  • Question 48

1 out of 1 points

Sexting is sexually suggestive text messages or emails with nude or nearly nude photographs.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 49

1 out of 1 points

Which of the following phrases best describes a system that inputs data, performs one or more calculations and produces output data?
Selected Answer:  

data processing system

Correct Answer:  

data processing system

  • Question 50

1 out of 1 points

Which company produced the system/360, a family of 19 compatible mainframe computers?
Selected Answer:  

IBM

Correct Answer:  

IBM

  • Question 51

1 out of 1 points

Ethical egoism is:
Selected Answer:  

based on determining long-term beneficial consequences.

Correct Answer:  

based on determining long-term beneficial consequences.

  • Question 52

1 out of 1 points

The WWW is the creation of ________________.
Selected Answer:  

Tim Berners-Lee

Correct Answer:  

Tim Berners-Lee

  • Question 53

1 out of 1 points

A key application that first made personal computers more attractive to business was
Selected Answer:  

the spreadsheet program

Correct Answer:  

the spreadsheet program

  • Question 54

1 out of 1 points

Who wrote “An Open Letter to Hobbyists,” complaining about software theft?
Selected Answer:  

Bill Gates

Correct Answer:  

Bill Gates

  • Question 55

1 out of 1 points

Rules of conduct describing what people ought and ought not to do in various situations are called:
Selected Answer:  

morality

Correct Answer:  

morality

  • Question 56

1 out of 1 points

In a 2009 survey, 10% admitted to cyberbullying, and 19% said they had been cyberbullied.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 57

1 out of 1 points

The First Amendment protects symbolic speech as well as actual spoken or written speech.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 58

1 out of 1 points

“Deontology” is another name for duty ethics.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 59

1 out of 1 points

The company that invented the microprocessor is
Selected Answer:  

Intel

Correct Answer:  

Intel

  • Question 60

1 out of 1 points

The Web browser enables you to:
Selected Answer:  

View Web pages

Correct Answer:  

View Web pages

  • Question 61

1 out of 1 points

Alexander Graham Bell invented the harmonic and musical telegraph, which enabled:
Selected Answer:  

more than one message to be sent over a single telegraph wire at the same time

Correct Answer:  

more than one message to be sent over a single telegraph wire at the same time

  • Question 62

1 out of 1 points

The Pony Express went out of business when:
Selected Answer:  

The transcontinental telegraph was completed.

Correct Answer:  

The transcontinental telegraph was completed.

  • Question 63

1 out of 1 points

The word “spoofing” means:
Selected Answer:  

deceiving or faking.

Correct Answer:  

deceiving or faking.

  • Question 64

1 out of 1 points

A blog is
Selected Answer:  

a personal journal kept on the Web.

Correct Answer:  

a personal journal kept on the Web.

  • Question 65

1 out of 1 points

Those who abide by Kantian ethics behave by doing unto others as they would have done unto themselves.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 66

1 out of 1 points

The two principal catalysts for the Information Age have been computers and communication networks.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 67

1 out of 1 points

Which of the following was not an early programming language?
Selected Answer:  

DATA-FLOW

Correct Answer:  

DATA-FLOW

  • Question 68

1 out of 1 points

A relativist claims:
Selected Answer:  

there are no universal moral principles

Correct Answer:  

there are no universal moral principles

  • Question 69

1 out of 1 points

what is the name of a program that follows hyperlinks, collecting information about Web sites?
Selected Answer:  

spider

Correct Answer:  

spider

  • Question 70

1 out of 1 points

A business who spills oil that impacts land on which homes and businesses are built, but who compensates those whom it injures has met its moral minimum duty of the social responsibility of business.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 71

1 out of 1 points

The right that is guaranteed without exception is called
Selected Answer:  

absolute right

Correct Answer:  

absolute right

  • Question 72

0 out of 1 points

Which country has the fastest broadband connections on average?
Selected Answer:  

China

Correct Answer:  

Japan

  • Question 73

1 out of 1 points

An association of people organized under a system of rules designed to advance the good of its members over time is called a:
Selected Answer:  

society

Correct Answer:  

society

  • Question 74

1 out of 1 points

Ethics is focused on the voluntary, moral choices that people make.
Selected Answer:  True
Correct Answer:  True
  • Question 75

1 out of 1 points

According to Kant, our sense of “ought to” is called:
Selected Answer:  

dutifulness

Correct Answer:  

dutifulness

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