Chapter 13 Quiz


These questions test your knowledge of the content of Chapter 3.

In Stanley Milgram’s experiments on obedience, participants administered electric shocks to other people.

When did the US government apologize for funding a study testing the effects of penicillin on prisoners in Guatemala who were deliberately infected with syphilis?

The _________________ Code (1949) sets out the principles of voluntary, informed consent, the avoidance of harm, and the benefit of the research to society.

Internet-mediated research has no ethical implications.

What does deontology, one of the major theories underlying the guiding principles of today’s codes of ethical research, refer to?

Name one of the three principles set out in the Belmont Report (1979).

Which of these categories are not typically considered vulnerable populations?

There are circumstances in which it is acceptable for participants not to give fully informed consent.

Which philosophical theory advocates maximizing happiness and individual welfare, and underpins modern research ethics?

All researchers should apply for approval from a research ethics committee when conducting any research involving people as participants.

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