The Power of Critical Thinking, Second Canadian Edition: Chapter 11

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) True
b) False

Question 2:


a) True
b) False

Question 3:


a) True
b) False

Question 4:


a) True
b) False

Question 5:


a) True
b) False

Question 6:


a) True
b) False

Question 7:


a) True
b) False

Question 8:


a) those moral judgements that are endorsed by conscience.
b) those moral judgements that the majority of poeople accept.
c) those moral judgements that we accept after we reason about them carefully.
d) those moral judgements that we accept because of our upbringing.

Question 9:


a) a moral agent's motivations.
b) what society defines as acceptable.
c) what people believe.
d) what makes an action right or what makes a person good.

Question 10:


a) that it maximizes overall happiness.
b) that it minimizes overall happiness.
c) that God commands it or wills it.
d) that it maximizes respect for persons.

Question 11:


a) trying to think of counterexamples to it.
b) referring to the non-moral premise.
c) evaluating the conclusion.
d) rewording the non-moral premise.

Question 12:


a) inductive.
b) deductive.
c) non-moral statements.
d) theories.

Question 13:


a) statements and queries.
b) moral and non-moral statements.
c) deductive and inductive premises.
d) questions and answers.

Question 14:


a) morally responsible.
b) conscientious.
c) tolerant.
d) morally infallible.

Question 15:


a) wrong.
b) right.
c) fallible.
d) understood.

Question 16:


a) morally responsible.
b) conscientious.
c) tolerant.
d) morally infallible.