Question 1 2.5 points Save
What kind of reasoning is found in the just cause principle?
Question 2 2.5 points Save
War crimes are defined differently by various nations who each have their
own doctrine of universal human rights.
Question 3 2.5 points Save
All forms of pacifism hold that violence is always wrong.
Question 4 2.5 points Save
According to the last resort requirement, we should try "everything" short
of war first.
Question 5 2.5 points Save
Most terrorists are
Well educated and middle class
Poor and desperate
Ignorant and easily manipulated
Rich and bored
Question 6 2.5 points Save
According to MacKinnon, what is the most immediate goal of terrorism?
To vent anger
To create push a political or religious ideology
To create fear
To assert value
Question 7 2.5 points Save
To agree that the reduction of privacy rights to gain greater security is an
example of ________ reasoning.
Question 8 2.5 points Save
The terrorist training video discussed in Elshtain's article depicts
Bomb making techniques
Violent imagery focused at Jews
Images of Americans disrespecting the Koran
Question 9 2.5 points Save
The yuck factor argument to human cloning holds that we ought to trust
our gut reactions to certain procedures as indicative of their moral nature.
Question 10 2.5 points Save
The "playing God" argument against cloning
Is religious in nature
Is the same as the "yuck" argument
Is built on teachings in the Christian Bible
Is not necessarily a religious argument
Question 11 2.5 points Save
In 2002, one-third of the corn grown in the United States was genetically
Question 12 2.5 points Save
Pharmacogenomics would be a form of personalized medicine using
genetic engineering techniques.
Question 13 2.5 points Save
Aborted embryos are not generally seen as a viable source of
embryonic stem cells because
Generally a woman does not know for sure she is pregnant until
after the embryo has grown beyond the blastocyst stage
Aborted embryos are the primary source of embryonic stem cells
The process of aborting the embryo cause irreparable damage to
There is too much political and religious pressure to take he
chance of using aborted material
Question 14 2.5 points Save
Mammals have never been cloned.
Question 15 2.5 points Save
One of the ways to evaluate ethically the policies of the IMF and World
Bank is whether they have done more good than harm or the opposite.
Question 16 2.5 points Save
What is the average wage of a person working in a call center in India
(in US dollar equivalency)?
90-120 per month
600-800 per month
200-400 per month
1200-1400 per month
Question 17 2.5 points Save
Self interest rationales for helping develop poorer countries include all
the following except
Creating markets for our products
Creating opportunity for indigenous peoples
Preserve the environment
Question 18 2.5 points Save
Technological advancements are
Benefiting all nations
Increasing the economic disparity between rich and poor nations
Leaving the economic health of nations about the same
Especially benefiting poor nations
Question 19 2.5 points Save
The World Bank argues that reducing farm subsidies to farmers in
Western countries would
Create unfair advantages for countries
Threaten the global food supply
Allow millions of people worldwide to escape poverty
Lead to a major shift in economic positioning
Question 20 2.5 points Save
What percentage of people with HIV/AIDS live in sub-Saharan Africa?