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Task Description
Listening for specific detail questions about the Trolley Problem moral dilemma.
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Scene summary
This video discusses utilitarianism and the Trolley Problem and how they relate to real-life concerns.
Video length
4 minutes 56 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers, Elementary schoolers
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High schoolers
elementary-school
Elementary schoolers
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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
Copyright license
This resource is licensed by jaquesinthebox under the Creative Commons Attribution License.
Upload date
05/04/2021
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
The five workers can escape the trolley.
True
False
2. Choose the correct options.
The Trolley Problem is an ethical dilemma that philosopher Philippa Foot devised in:
1967
1957
1966
1867
3. Choose the correct options.
In the Trolley Problem, are there any good choices?
Yes.
No.
4. Choose the correct options.
About 90% of respondents said that it's okay to flip the switch, letting five workers die to save one.
True.
False.
5. Choose the correct options.
Utilitarianism maximises moral well-being for the greatest number of people.
True.
False.
6. Fill the gap.
Our instincts say that deliberately causing someone to die isthan using them as collateral damage.
7. Choose the correct options.
What we think of as right or wrong depends on factors other than weighing pros or cons.
True.
False.
8. Fill the gap.
One explanation is that pushing someone to their death feels more
9. Choose the correct options.
Philosophers and psychologists argue that participants take trolley problems seriously.
True.
False.
10. Choose the correct options.
Ethical actions decide in advance how to value human life and judge the greater good.
True
False
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Jaquesinthebox is from/lives in Colombia and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2021-02-09. Jaquesinthebox last logged in on 2022-11-17, and has shared 21 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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