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QUESTION 1 One main difference between AU and RU is: a. RU is the theory that is intended to solve the problems that arise in AU. b. The principle of rules and the principle of acts are both part of AU, but not of RU. c. The principle of acts is part of AU only, and the principle of rules is part of RU only. d. There are no significant differences - they are the same theory under different names. QUESTION 2 In RU, a basic concept is that following the right rules in the right way will be the best way to promote and achieve overall utility. True False QUESTION 3 Which of the following is not a version of consequentialism? a. ethical egoism. b. RU (rule utilitarianism). c. AU (act utilitarianism). d. relativism. QUESTION 4 In RU, the fine-tuning of rules a. clearly can lead to the collapse objection. b. makes no sense, because RU does not value rules in moral decision-making in the first place. c. definitely makes both AU and RU collapse into pure hedonism. d. is a fundamental cause of the dilemma principle. QUESTION 5 In RU, the dilemma objection has to do with a. the correct political philosophy that determines which kind of political force to deploy in order to suppress uprisings and other dilemmas of citizenship. b. conflicting rules. c. the lack of moral conflicts and the non-existence of moral problems, which are all illusions anyway. d. conflicting philosophies of human nature QUESTION 6 The rules that RU would hope to establish a. are not important at all. b. are intended to include a less binding, case-by-case, 'rules of thumb' character. c. are intended to have a universality which shows them to be an improvement over the 'rules of thumb' that AU relies upon. d. can never possibly be inconsistent with the goal of promoting maximal utility. QUESTION 7 AU has certain merits that make it appealing to consider as a viable ethical theory. Which of the following is not normally considered as one of those merits? a. As a theory, it has a substantial degree of flexibility. b. As a theory it has a substantial degree of impartiality. c. As a theory, it has a substantial degree of objectivity. d. As a theory, it suits human nature because it cannot possibly be extended to cover the moral claims of nonhumans (animals and the environment, for example). QUESTION 8 When AU decision-making makes it possible to justify stealing, a. AU will likely face the horrific evils objection. b. AU will likely face the calculation objection. c. AU will likely face the moral permissiveness objection. d. AU will likely face the rule-of-thumb objection. QUESTION 9 Jim likes to wear his old running sneakers when he walks around town to do errands, as they are comfortable and allow him to walk faster. He worries a lot that because the sneakers are old, dirty, and not so nice to look at, they will make unhappy most of the other people in town who see him wearing the sneakers. A person who has studied AU might say that Jim is starting to wrestle with th e a. calculation problem. b. justice/human rights objection. c. inconsistency objection. d. moral saints problem. QUESTION 10 One point in support of AU is that as a theory, a. AU is the same as relativism, so support for relativism also means support for AU. b. AU does not require any complex considerations, because it is a religious theory that depends only on religious belief. c. AU definitely emphasizes that the good intentions of the moral agent are the most important component of any moral action. d. AU has a very wide range of application, as it can easily be adjusted to fit the circumstances, as long as utility is maximized. QUESTION 11 In assessing an act's effects according to AU, we need to view the effects under all of the following aspects except for one. Which aspect does not belong? a. scope b. duration c. affectibility d. intensity QUESTION 12 An important objection to AU is a. the dilemma objection. b. the remissiveness problem. c. the calculation objection. d. the hybrid problem.
QUESTION 1 One main difference between AU and RU is: a. RU is the theory that is intended to solve the problems that arise in AU. b. The principle of rules and the principle of acts are both part of AU, but not of RU. c. The principle of acts is part of AU only, and the principle of rules is part of RU only. d.
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