CRJ 305 Module 1 Check Your Understanding

1.

Which of the following would NOT be an example of a moral value?

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Happiness

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Tolerance

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  Physical strength

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Honesty

 

 

2.

People are more likely to engage in immoral activities if there is no apparent victim.

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  True

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  False

 

 

3.

Simply abiding by the law all of the time makes us moral people.

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  True

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  False

 

 

 

4.

Which of the following refers to a type or subfield of ethics which focuses on the application of ethical values, principles, obligations, etc., to particular issues and practical scenarios that emerge within the context of a given field or occupation?

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  Personal

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Normative

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Religious

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Professional

 

 

5.

The "spheres of criminal justice" include all of the following, except:

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  criminal justice practice.

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  judicial review.

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  social justice.

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  laws and lawmaking.

 

 

6.

Illegal or unethical actions of individual police officers are usually detected and reported.

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  True

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  False

 

 

7.

"Goods" that are valued as a means to some other good are referred to as:

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  intrinsic.

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  instrumental.

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  extraneous.

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  non-essential.

 

 

 

8.

Because it is an intrinsic value/good, which of the following would be of most importance when making a moral decision?

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Money

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Status

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  Reputation

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Integrity

 

 

9.

Which of the following occurs when jurors return a verdict which is consistent with their own sense of justice and morality, but inconsistent with the law?

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Legal minimalism

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  Legalism

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Jury nullification

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Jury tampering

 

 

10.

According to your text, the behavior of public officials (including criminal justice professionals) should reflect a higher moral character and should be held to a higher moral standard than ordinary persons.

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  True

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  False

 

 

11.

In a situation requiring moral judgment — such as a choice between being loyal to one's friend or honest — intrinsic goods (e.g., honesty) always take priority over non-intrinsic goods (e.g., loyalty).

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  True

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  False

 

 

12.

Which of the following would be a concern of social justice?

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Health care

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Employment

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  Education

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  All of the choices apply

 

 

13.

The area of ethics which attempts to identify and prioritize moral values and principles and provide frameworks for moral decision-making is referred to as:

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  practical ethics.

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  normative ethics.

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  metaethics.

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  instrumental ethics.

 

 

14.

With regard to professional codes of ethics, the problem of enforcement suggests that:

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  codes can sometimes be wrong.

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  codes can encourage employees to do only the minimum.

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  violations of ethical codes are not always detected and reported.

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  police and correctional officers may not believe that codes apply to them.

 

 

15.

The idea that, when rules or guidelines are in place to guide our behavior, we may be inclined to do only what is dictated by the rules and nothing more is referred to as:

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  the externalization of codes.

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  minimalism.

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  generality.

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  strict coherence.

 

 

16.

"Ethics" might best be described as the study of principles of right and wrong, good and bad, while "morality" refers to the practice of these principles in everyday life.

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  True

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  False

 

 

17.

Although frowned upon formally, the informal values of police culture sometimes hold that accepting gifts from the public (e.g., free meals) is an acceptable way of supplementing income.

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  True

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  False

 

 

 

18.

We do not need ethics if we have laws.

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  True

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  False

 

 

19.

According to your text, morality involves living one's life:

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  self-consciously.

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  as the law states one should.

c. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  on pursuit of happiness at any cost.

d. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  according to previous personal experiences.

 

 

20.

Ethics can best be understood as the study of what is, not what should be.

a. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconradio.gif  True

b. http://student.allied.edu/Images/iconrad1.gif  False

 

 

 

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