multiple choice assignment

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QUESTION 1

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

a.

A fetus is a person

b.

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

c.

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

d.

A mother has a right to make decisions about her body

QUESTION 2

1. The prolife premise Thomson focuses on in her article is:

a.

A fetus is a person

b.

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

c.

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

d.

A mother has a right to make decisions about her body

QUESTION 3

1. 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.

Kitty Genovese

b.

Henry Fonda

c.

Violinist

d.

The brothers and the chocolates

QUESTION 4

1. 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

QUESTION 5

1. Thomson thinks killing a fetus unjustly has to do with:

a.

Both of these

b.

Neither of these

c.

Whether you gave the fetus the right to use your body

d.

Whether the fetus has the right to life

QUESTION 6

1. Marquis believes that murder is wrong because

a.

It denies the victim of a future

b.

It affects the families and friends of the victim

c.

It affects the murderer (ruins his soul)

d.

The victim dies

QUESTION 7

1. Marquis’ position on abortion seems to commit him to some type of animal rights position

 True

 False

QUESTION 8

1. Marquis means by a future like ours

a.

One with projects, activities, etc.

b.

One with ethics

c.

One with families and communities

d.

All of these

QUESTION 9

1. Rights always entail obligations and obligations always entail rights

 True

 False

QUESTION 10

1. Thomson thinks we should be Good Samaritans

 True

 False


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