WBUT Exam Papers EE Values And Ethics In Profession B Tech 8th Sem 2011

WBUT Exam Papers EE

Values And Ethics In Profession B Tech 8th Sem 2011


Time Allotted : 3 Hours

Full Marks : 70

The figures in the margin indicate full marks.

Candidates are required to give their answers in their own words

as far as practicable.

GROUP-A ( Multiple Choice Type Questions )

1. Choose the correct alternatives for any ten of the

following :

i) Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) has been created by

a)             British Parliament

b)             U, S, Congress               ‘

c)              Indian Environmental Congress

d)             Indian Parliament

A contradiction of popular opinions about sustainable

development is offered by………………….. in the Economic

case for sustainable development.

a)    William Nitze b) A. C. Fernando

c)  Edward B. Miller  d) Thomas D, W, Keller.

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iii)         CEQ stands for

a)            Consortium for Environmental Quality

b)            Council on Environmental Quality

c)            Critical Environmental Quotient

d)           Central Environmental Council.

iv)          Perception and Enjoyment of Beauty comes under a) Psychological values b) Aesthetic values c) Moral values                                               d) Societal values.

V) Secularism comes under

a)            psychological values

b)            societal values

c)            moral values

d)            aesthetic values.

Vi) The road from Ahmedabad to Mumbai is presently

known as

a)            Golden Corridor

b)            industrial Excellence Corridor

c)             Toxic Corridor

d)            Success to Industrialization Corridor.

vin                           . is one of first major trade agreements to

seriously integrate environmental concerns into trade considerations.

a)        GATT  b) NAFTA

c)         GEC   d) SArlA

viii)      Ethics of virtue comes under

a)            Moral and ethical values

b)           Aesthetic values

c)            Societal values

d)           Psychological values.

ix)         According to                            principle, the decision is

ethical if it provides the greater net utility than any other alternative decision.

a) Psychological egoism b) Utilitarianism

c)     Kantianism      d) Social contract.

x)           National Environment Policy was enacted in the year

a) 2002 b) 2003

c)       2004        d) 2005.

xi)         Whistle blowing is

a) , Moral                    b| Obligatory

c)    Both of these    d) None of these.

xii)       Clarity comes under

a)           Value crisis

b)           Moral and ethical values

c)            Aesthetic values

d)           Societal values.

GROUP -B ( Short Answer Type Questions )

Answer any three of the following.

  1. Why is engineering a profession ? Does an engineer require

any values or ethics to perform his job ?

  1. State the meaning and scope of value spectrum of a good life.
  2. How do you crate awareness about the code of ethics ? Give example.
  3. Define the concepts of eco-friendly technologies and eco- friendly products. How do you differentiate between them ?
  4. What is sustainable development ? State the main objectives of sustainable development.

GROUP -C ( Long Answer Type Questions )

Answer any three of the following.

What is pollution ? State about different types of pollution.

Discuss how environmental regulations help to control pollution ?

What is wnistle blowing ? Write down the types of whistle

blowing ? “External whistle blowing is not always true.” Justify with examples.

Define the term “Corporate Social Responsibility”. How can a company provide support to the society through proper implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility ? Give some examples.

10. What is societal value ? What do you mean by value crisis ? Discuss the various levels where value crisis is found in the contemporary society. How can these crisis be avoided ?

11 • Write notes on any two of the following :

a)            Club of Rome

b)            Ethical Dilemma

c} Aesthetic values                                   ,

d)            Human centered technology.

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