Directions: For each of the statements, choose a response from the scale
below. Share your answers by discussing them with a partner. After you
have finished reading and studying the play, you might want to take this quiz
again and compare your new answers with your original ones.
-5 -3 0 +3 +5
Disagree Disagree No Opinion Agree Agree
Strongly Somewhat Somewhat Strongly
_____ 1. Honesty is the best policy.
_____ 2. Sometimes it is better to go along with the crowd than to do the
_____ 3. It is important to act for the good of the public rather than for
the good of the individual.
_____ 4. People who live unusual lifestyles should be reformed.
_____ 5. I do not hold grudges against people; I can forgive easily.
_____ 6. An eye for an eye is fair.
_____ 7. Mass hysteria can only thrive when at least a small group of people
stand to benefit from it.
_____ 8. Government agencies/politicians generally act on behalf of the
_____ 9. Guilt by association is often legitimate.
_____ 10. Most adults follow the same moral rules in their private lives as
they do in their public lives.
_____ 11. A person’s good name is one of his or her most valuable
_____ 12. Many women feel they have to be manipulative to attain their
_____ 13. Women today are repressed.
_____ 14. The actions of children reflect the teachings of their parents.
_____ 15. The justice system is equitable and effective.
_____ 16. It is better to keep a suspect in custody, even if there isn’t
proof to convict him or her.
_____ 17. It is better to live with a lie than to die for the truth.
_____ 18. Telling only half the truth is not the same as lying.
_____ 19. It is okay to tell a lie if you are protecting someone.
_____ 20. My classmates are generally honest people.