(Solution Document) QUESTION 1 According to Thomson, the traditionally controversial premise in the


QUESTION 1

According to Thomson, the traditionally controversial premise in the prolife argument against abortion is:

a.

A mother has a right to make decisions about her body

b.

A fetus? right to life outweighs a mother?s right to life

c.

A fetus is a person

d.

A fetus? right to life outweighs a mother?s right to make decisions about her body

0.67 points

QUESTION 2

The prolife premise Thomson focuses on in her article is:

a.

A mother has a right to make decisions about her body

b.

A fetus? right to life outweighs a mother?s right to life

c.

A fetus is a person

d.

A fetus? right to life outweighs a mother?s right to make decisions about her body

0.67 points

QUESTION 3

Which example does Thomson use as a counterexample to the claim that the right to life outweighs the right to make decisions about your own body?

a.

The brothers and the chocolates

b.

Violinist

c.

Kitty Genovese

d.

Henry Fonda

0.67 points

QUESTION 4

The extreme prolife position says abortion is not permissible even when the fetus presents a threat to the mother?s life because:

a.

Killing someone is different from letting someone die

b.

None of these

c.

The fetus?s life span is longer than the mother?s

d.

Killing someone is not permissible when you cannot hear from that person

0.67 points

QUESTION 5

Thomson thinks killing a fetus unjustly has to do with:

a.

Neither of these

b.

Whether the fetus has the right to life

c.

Whether you gave the fetus the right to your body

d.

Both of these

0.67 points

QUESTION 6

Marquis believes that murder is wrong because

a.

The victim dies

b.

It denies the victim of a future like ours

c.

It affects the families and friends of the victim

d.

It affects the murderer (ruins his soul)

0.67 points

QUESTION 7

Thomson believes that any woman who voluntarily engages in intercourse has given the fetus she conceives a right to use her body to sustain its existence

True

False

0.67 points

QUESTION 8

Marquis means by a future like ours

a.

All of these

b.

One with ethics

c.

One with families and communities

d.

One with projects, activities, etc.

0.67 points

QUESTION 9

Rights always entail obligations and obligations always entail rights

True

False

0.67 points

QUESTION 10

Thomson thinks we should be Good Samaritans

True

False

0.67 points

QUESTION 11

Thomson argues that legal prohibitions against abortion require pregnant women to be

Good Samaritans

Minimally decent Samaritans

Christians

None of these

0.67 points

QUESTION 12

How does Thomson understand the right to life?

As the right to be guaranteed the basic means of survival

As the right not to be killed

As the right to do whatever is necessary to defend yourself

As the right not to be killed unjustly

0.67 points

QUESTION 13

How does Thomson describe the 38 people who watched or listened as Kitty Genovese was murdered?

As a failure to be good Samaritans

As a failure to be minimally decent Samaritans

As a failure to fulfill the obligations of justice

As a failure to respect Genovese's rights

0.67 points

QUESTION 14

Thomson believes that any woman who uses contraception has NOT given the fetus she conceives a right to use her body to sustain its existence.

True

False

0.67 points

QUESTION 15

In which of the following cases would you have a right to Henry Fonda?s lifesaving assistance, according to Thomson?

To save your life, he has to fly from the West Coast and spend a month at your bedside.

To save your life, he must give you one of his kidneys.

To save your life, he must walk across the room and place his cool hand on your fevered brow.

None of these

 







About this question:

Pay using PayPal (No PayPal account Required) or your credit card. All your purchases are securely protected by .
SiteLock