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									                           Concepts In Engineering
                         Chapter 2: Engineering Ethics
                              Student-Accessible Questions



                           TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS



1. Ethics is a set of behavioral rules formalized in the codes of the professions to
guide the conduct their members.

       a. true
       b. false

2. The most important rule of behavior in the engineering code of ethics is the engineer’s
concern for the safety, health and welfare of the public.

       a. true
       b. false

3. Utilitarianism considers the good and bad consequences of an action and seeks to
maximize utility.

       a. true
       b. false

4. According to the engineering code of ethics, an engineer’s primary responsibility is to
the engineering profession.

       a. true
       b. false

5. Utilitarianism considers the good and bad consequences of an action and seeks to
maximize utility.

       a. true
       b. false

6. Ethics is to professional behavior as morals are to individual behavior.

       a. true
       b. false
7. A factual issue in an ethical problem is one that involves some moral question to be
answered.

       a. true
       b. false

8. The fundamental principles of the engineering code of ethics are the basic precepts by
which engineers uphold and advance the integrity, honor and dignity of the engineering
profession.

       a. true
       b. false

9. As a registered professional engineer you are allowed to perform engineering services in
any engineering field.

       a. true
       b. false

10. Fundamental Principles are expanded in a set of rules called Fundamental Canons.

       a. true
       b. false

                            MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

1. A registered professional engineer, who graduated from Texas A&M, has primary
responsibility to:

       a. his or her clients
       b. his or her employer
       c. general public
       d. Texas Society of Professional Engineers
       e. Association of Former Students

2. Morals are defined as:

       a. Rules of acceptable personal behavior when interacting with others in a social
          setting
       b. A system of rules and punishments established by a society to maintain a safe
          and orderly social environment.
       c. Personal rules of right and wrong behavior derived from a persons’
          upbringing, religious beliefs and societal influences.
       d. A code or system of rules defining moral behavior exceeding requirements
          defined in the general laws of society.
       e. none of the above
3. Which of the following is not a fundamental principle of the engineering code of
ethics? Engineers uphold and advance the integrity, honor and dignity of the
engineering profession by:

       a. Using their knowledge and skills for the enhancement of human welfare.
       b. Being honest and impartial, and serving with fidelity the public, their
       employers and clients.
       c. Participating in successful engineering projects.
       d. Striving to increase the competence and prestige of the engineering
       profession.
       e. Supporting the professional and technical societies of their disciplines.

								
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