Quiz-Code of Ethics

This quiz is a Japanese translation of what was posted on the homepage of the National Association of Professional Engineers (NSPE).What is your Esix degree?
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By the way, the criteria for NSPE are as follows.

  • If the correct answer is 23-25 ​​questions (92% -100%): Superior
  • If the correct answer is 20-22 questions (80% -88%): Good
  • If the correct answer is 17-19 questions (68% -76%): Fair
  • If the correct answer is 16 questions or less (0% -68%): Poor

Are the actions described in the following text True in the light of the Code of Ethics? Is it False?

Answers and compliant Code of Ethics Click here for more information. It is in

  1. Engineers performing professional duties must carefully consider public safety, health and well-being.
  2. Engineers may perform services outside their competence by notifying their employers or customers of that fact.
  3. The engineer may issue any statement, subjective and incomplete, as long as it is a document and is in line with the engineer's employer, customer or public best interests.
  4. Engineers must work for each employer / customer as a sincere agent or trustee.
  5. Engineers must not be required to guarantee the integrity of the activities needed to protect the health, safety and well-being of the public.
  6. Engineers may not be required to comply with the provisions of state or federal law if their activities may endanger or concede the interests of their employer or customer.
  7. Engineers must notify their employers, customers and other appropriate authorities if their decision is rejected or invalidated in a life-threatening environment.
  8. Engineers may review but not approve technical documents that meet applicable standards.
  9. Engineers must not divulge facts, data or information without the prior consent of their employer or customer, except as permitted or required by law or this provision.
  10. An engineer will give a name to an individual or company believed to be involved in fraud or dishonesty, unless it is determined that the attempt or activity is inconsistent with the applicable state or federal law. Do not lend or get involved in business.
  11. Engineers must report to the appropriate occupational group and, if relevant, to the authorities if they become aware of any infringement of this provision and after a period of 30 days without modification. ..If further requested, information and assistance must be provided and cooperation with the authorities must be provided.
  12. Engineers must only undertake work in specific areas backed by education and experience.
  13. Engineers must not sign drawings or documents dealing with matters for which they do not have their own expertise, but other designated drawings or documents prepared without their own command or control. If you trust and trust the drawings and documents properly prepared by the organization, you may sign them.
  14. The engineer can assume responsibility for overall project coordination, but must sign and seal the overall project technical document, including drawings and documents for each technical part.
  15. Engineers must endeavor to be objective and honest in their professional reports, statements or testimonies, primarily considering the best interests to their customers and employers.The engineer must include all necessary and relevant information in such reports, statements or testimony, which must include the date the engineer was employed by the customer to prepare the report. Must be.
  16. Engineers may publish technical views on material based on facts and knowledge of competence.
  17. Without preface to your comment by clearly identifying stakeholders about who the engineer is talking about, and exposing the existence of any interests the engineer may gain in the matter. Must not make statements, criticisms or discussions on technical issues that may be excited or benefited by stakeholders.
  18. If the issue affects or appears to affect the judgment of the engineer or the quality of service, the engineer should not be involved in any issue, including conflicts of interest.
  19. Unless the situation is well disclosed and agreed by all parties, the engineer will receive money from two or more organizations for services on the same project or for services related to the same project. Do not receive rewards in any way or otherwise.
  20. Engineers must not directly or indirectly seek financial consideration or consideration from an external agent in connection with the work for which the engineer is responsible, but such compensation is fully disclosed. If so, you may receive it.
  21. Engineers engaged in public services as members, advisors or employees of government or quasi-governmental bodies or administrative offices are services offered or solicited by an engineer or engineer's organization in private or public engineering work. You may participate in the judgment as long as it does not have technical engineering problems due to lack of expertise.
  22. Engineers must not seek or accept contracts from administrative bodies of which the president or officers of the organization work as members.
  23. Engineers must not knowingly misrepresent their qualifications or allow false explanations of their or partner's qualifications in a positive manner.Engineers may grant approval for work they have performed during their period of employment with their previous employer.Pamphlets and other presentations that accompany the employment solicitation must specifically indicate the work performed and the date the engineer was hired by the company.
  24. Engineers may make any contribution that the public can reasonably interpret as having the effect of influencing the arbitrage of a contract of a public entity or influencing the arbitration of a contract, either federal or to which such contribution is applicable. You may not directly or indirectly propose, give, solicit, or accept, except in accordance with state campaign finance laws and regulations.
  25. Engineers must admit their mistakes after consulting with their employer or customer.

Copy Right by NSPE / JSPE
July 2009 Translated by Japan Professional Engineers Association (JSPE)