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1

What is professional practice?
a) The act of completing the designated professional work in a technically accurate manner.
b) The act of behaving maturely and professionally in a workplace context in order to build a successful career.
c) The act of behaving appropriately in a workplace context so as to bring prestige and respect to the profession and to ensure public safety.

c) The act of behaving appropriately in a workplace context so as to bring prestige and respect to the profession and to ensure public safety.

2

What is professional misconduct?
a) Any behaviour that is not appropriate for those who are responsible, through the practice of their profession, for the health and welfare of the public.
b) Any behaviour that is deemed unethical and inappropriate in a professional context.
c) Any behaviour that is not appropriate for a highly educated and responsible adult to engage in.

a) Any behaviour that is not appropriate for those who are responsible, through the practice of their profession, for the health and welfare of the public.

3

What are the OACETT Rules of Professional Conduct?
a) Rules that OACETT members should follow so that they are given respect in the workplace.
b) Rules that define professional misconduct for engineering technicians and technologists.
c) Rules that OACETT wants members to follow to increase the prestige of the profession.

b) Rules that define professional misconduct for engineering technicians and technologists

4

What is the role of the IETO Discipline Committee with respect to professional practice?
a) To inform OACETT members when they have not behaved professionally and to request that the behaviour change.
b) To help OACETT members behave professionally and understand the guidelines for professional behavior as technicians and technologists.
c) To respond to complaints about the behaviour of OACETT members and decide whether professional misconduct has occurred.

c) To respond to complaints about the behaviour of OACETT members and decide whether professional misconduct has occurred.

5

What are the three possible consequences of professional liability?
a) Discipline proceedings, criminal sanctions and civil (tort) action.
b) Fines, termination of membership in the relevant professional organization, and tort action.
c) Suspension of membership in the relevant professional organization, damages and loss of reputation.

a) Discipline proceedings, criminal sanctions and civil (tort) action.

6

Who are the four stakeholders in professional liability insurance?
a) The professional, the profession, the employer or client, and the general public.
b) The employer, the professional, the client and the professional association.
c) The professional, the professional’s family, the employer and the client.

a) The professional, the profession, the employer or client, and the general public.

7

What is a situation in which OACETT Professional Liability Insurance covers its subscriber?
a) An OACETT member does a favour for a neighbour and fixes his or her house.
b) An OACETT member is employed in industry or government.
c) An OACETT member helps a friend with non-technical work.

b) An OACETT member is employed in industry or government.

8

Why is it important for an OACETT member to maintain professional competence?
a) It allows members to serve their employers and clients effectively.
b) It allows members to command a higher salary.
c) It is required by the Code of Ethics.

c) It is required by the Code of Ethics.

9

What is the self-compliance model of maintaining professional competence?
a) It gives professionals the personal responsibility for ensuring they are professionally competent.
b) It requires professional associations to monitor members for compliance to professional competence.
c) It requires employers to monitor members for professional competence.

a) It gives professionals the personal responsibility for ensuring they are professionally competent.

10

What is one benefit of volunteering in terms of an OACETT member’s professional practice?
a) It makes the OACETT members look good in the eyes of their employers.
b) It allows OACETT members to give the appearance of being involved in their profession.
c) It provides OACETT members with added opportunities to network and learn from others in the field.

c) It provides OACETT members with added opportunities to network and learn from others in the field.