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1. Bioethics deals with _____________.

  a. humans

  b. animals

  c. things

  d. biology

2. One of the basic ethical principles is _____________.

  a. power

  b. wisdom

  c. faithfulness

  d. justice

3. Respect for persons includes _______________.

  a. social issues

  b. autonomy

  c. practical issues

  d. mental issues

4. People should be ______________.

  a. dependent

  b. independent

  c. autonomous

  d. none of the above

5. Some people need ___________________.

  a. freedom

  b. protection

  c. wisdom

  d. learning

6. In research, subjects should be _____________.

  a. allowed to volunteer

  b. eliminated

  c. added

  d. helped

7. Prisoners should be protected from _____________.

  a. some people

  b. harm

  c. too much work

  d. too little work

8. Another basic ethical principle is ________________.

  a. truth

  b. love

  c. kindness

  d. beneficence

9. Justice is similar to ______________.

  a. respect

  b. clarity

  c. punishment

  d. fairness

10. There are at least _____ basic bioethical principles.

  a. 5

  b. 8

  c. 10

  d. 12

11. The Hippocratic oath is "Do no ______________."

  a. evil

  b. ill

  c. harm

  d. unnecessary medical work

12. One of the 10 commandments is: _________.

  a. Thou shall not kill

  b. Do no harm

  c. Do no evil

  d. Thou shall not be unkind

13. Treat others as you would want to be treated is the ____rule.

  a. silver

  b. golden

  c. best

  d. only needed

14. Christian bioethics should help us become conformed to _______ rather than enabling self-transformation.

  a. Christ

  b. Society

  c. science

  d. all religions

15. Contemporary medicine ______________ that there are any limits in principle to the extent to which it should intervene to improve the quality of human life.

  a. always admits

  b. regularly admits

  c. does not admit

  d. fully admits

16. Medicine has become the vanguard of an attempt to save humankind by extracting ___________ from humans (flesh).

  a. data

  b. faith

  c. wisdom

  d. drugs

17. Contemporary medicine is unwittingly embracing and implementing the ________ dream of transforming humans into post-humans.

  a. humanistic

  b. popular

  c. transhumanist

  d. great

18. In faith-based bioethics there is ____________ against which the temporal lives of human creatures are properly formed and measured.

  a. a history

  b. never a standard

  c. seldom a standard

  d. a standard

19. It is faith-based bioethics that alone makes the vulnerability and mortality of finitude a ______.

  a. gift

  b. blessing

  c. good thing

  d. all 3

20. The ideal of public beneficence is to act to maximize public benefits and minimize public ___________.

  a. involvement

  b. expenses

  c. harm

  d. exposure

21. Responsible stewardship recognizes the importance of citizens and their representatives thinking and acting __________ for the betterment of all.

  a. individually

  b. collectively

  c. usually

  d. often

22. While many emerging technologies raise “dual use” concerns—when New technologies intended for good may be used to cause harm— these risks alone are generally ___________ to justify limits on intellectual freedom.

  a. insufficient

  b. sufficient

  c. needed

  d. necessary

23. Biotechnology and emerging technologies such as synthetic biology, for good or ill, affect __________ people.

  a. many

  b. all

  c. some

  d. few