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Florida State Board of Engineers Ethics (2019-2021)


Quiz Questions

1.The fundamental principles of engineers are:

  1. Using their knowledge and skill for the enhancement of human welfare and the environment;
  2. Being honest and impartial and serving with fidelity the public, their employers and clients;
  3. Striving to increase the competence and prestige of the engineering profession; and
  4. Supporting the professional and technical societies of their disciplines.
True
False
2. One of the fundamental canons is:
Engineers shall perform services only in areas of their competence.
True
False
3.One of the fundamental canons is:
Engineers shall issue public statements only in an objective and truthful manner.
True
False
4.Canon 1 discusses;
Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public and shall strive to comply with the principles of sustainable development in the performance of their professional duties.
True
False
5.Canon 2 discusses, engineers shall perform services only in areas of their competence.
True
False
6.Canon 3 discusses, Engineers shall issue public statements only in an objective and truthful manner.
True
False
7.Canon 4 discusses, Engineers shall act in professional matters for each employer or client as faithful agents or trustees and shall avoid conflicts of interest.
True
False
8.Canon 5 discusses, Engineers shall build their professional reputation on the merit of their services and shall not compete unfairly with others
True
False
9.Canon 6 discusses , Engineers shall act in such a manner as to uphold and enhance the honor, integrity, and dignity of the engineering profession.
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False
10.Canon 7 discusses, Engineers shall continue their professional development throughout their careers, and shall provide opportunities for the professional development of those engineers under their supervision.
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False
11.Engineers can use equipment, supplies, laboratory, or office facilities of their employers to carry on outside private practice without the consent of their employers.
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False
12.Engineers do not have to keep current in their specialty fields by engaging in professional practice, participating in continuing education courses, reading technical literature, and attending professional meetings and seminars. AS long as they know F=M*A they are good to go.
True
False
13.Engineers shall not give, solicit, or receive either directly or indirectly, any political contribution, gratuity, or unlawful consideration in order to secure work, exclusive of securing salaried positions through employment agencies.
True
False
14.Engineers should negotiate contracts for professional services fairly and on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualifications for the type of professional service required.
True
False
15. Engineers may request, propose, or accept professional commissions on a contingent basis only under circumstances in which their professional judgments would not be compromised.
True
False