Business Law Quiz 1a - Key Chapter 1 - True or False 1.

Congress can only pass legislation that falls within the limits set up by the US Constitution. T 2. Only the US federal government has a constitution. F 3. State agencies take precedence over conflicting federal agency regulations. F Review Question Bob has a dispute with Ace Company over a perceived product defect. Bob hires a lawyer and after discussing the facts and issues, Bob’s attorney agrees to file a lawsuit against Ace. 1. Who is the plaintiff and who is the defendant in this lawsuit? 2. Which court would this lawsuit be filed in? lower court, or trial court 3. Would a contingency fee agreement between Bob and his lawyer likely to be used in this case? 4. If the trial court rules against Bob, what are his options? Motion for reconsideration/appeal Chapter 2 - True or False 1. The function of the courts is to interpret and apply the law. 2. A long arm statute permits a court to obtain jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant. 3. To have standing to sue, a party must have been injured or have been threatened with injury by the action about which he or she is complaining. 4. The US Supreme Court can review a decision by a state’s highest court only if a question of federal law is involved. T 5. Mediation is adversarial in nature. F Multiple choice: Harry, resident of Indiana, has an accident with Jane, a resident of Kentucky, while driving through that state. Jane files a suit against Harry in Kentucky. Regarding Harry, Kentucky has: a. Diversity jurisdiction; b. In personam jurisdiction: B c. In rem jurisdiction; d. No jurisdiction. Chapter 3 - True or False 1. 2. 3. 4. In most states, if neither party requests a jury, there will be no jury trial. T At the beginning of a trial, only the plaintiff’s attorney makes an opening statement. F A plaintiff’s rebuttal includes evidence to refute the defendant’s case. T A motion for a judgment notwithstanding the verdict seeks to set aside a verdict and enter a new verdict in favor of the nonprevailing party. T 5. A party who files an appeal is known as an appellant. T Multiple Choice: To begin a lawsuit, Allen files a complaint against Beth, who responds with an answer. Taken together, the complaint and answer are:

c. T . The determination of the issues to be argued. Enforces the laws. d. states can regulate private activities to protect or promote the public order. c. The summons.a. The selection of jurors. The courts make the final determination on issues involving constitutional interpretation. the legislative branch of the government: a. and general welfare. The supremacy clause of the Constitution provides that a state law is invalid when it directly conflicts with a federal law. D Kyle files a suit against Lora. The assessment of the arguments on the issues. Administers the laws. T 2. b. Under their police powers. Makes the laws. Under the US Constitution. D Chapter 4 . b. A state law that treats nonresidents different from residents may violate the privileges and immunities clause. b. safety. The Bill of Rights protects individuals against various types of interference by the states and by the federal government. Under the Constitution.True or False 1. The document that informs Lora that she is required to respond is: a. The service of process. Depositions and interrogatories. F Multiple choice: 1. morals. c. T 4. The First Amendment protects obscene speech. T 6. The answer. Ethical reasoning is the process through which a person rationalizes whatever action he or she chooses to take. Does all three above. F 3. Ethics focuses on the way in which moral principles apply in daily life. Corporate ethical policies must be clearly communicated to be effective. d. Chapter 5 . Hearsay. b. The litigation of the issues and arguments. C d. The complaint. health. d. D The trial phase where attorneys engage in voir dire is also known as: a. The pleadings. T 7. T 3. each branch of government limits some actions of the other branches. c. Discovery. 2.True or False 1. T 5.

Congress. T 5. The divine right. The delegation of legislative powers. d. T p. T p. Mom’s Diner pays income and other taxes collected by the IRS. d. the IRS was created by: a. A party to a case may appeal the order of an administrative law judge to the board or commission that governs the agency. 5. Her job includes portraying Ace’s activities in their best light. 886 Administrative agencies may issue regulations. c. 897 Most disputes over administrative actions are resolved through negotiated settlements at their initial stages. Gap-filling power. T p. F p. b.True or False 1. Elly works in the public relations department of Ace Company. Unconstitutional conduct. The courts. Financial rewarding behavior. Administrative agencies create administrative law. B p. T p.” Chapter 43 . d. In this context. 888 An administrative agency cannot conduct a search without a warrant. ethics consist of: a. Right or wrong behavior. A different set of principles from those that apply to other activities. Legal behavior. b.4. The executive branch through its governmental police powers. c. 898 Multiple Choice 1. 3. b. 107 Multiple Choice 1. Simply obeying the law does not fulfill all ethical obligations. Those principles that produce the most favorable financial outcome. 4. 2. Whatever saves Ace’s “face. b. 897 6. through enabling legislation. 886 Administrative agencies are independent of the three branches of government. Corporations can be perceived as owing ethical duties to groups other than their shareholders. through the adjudicatory process. through the 8th Amendment. This is: a. 887 c. The US Constitution. . 2. C d. In taking business law. students learn that ethics is the study of what constitutes: a. Like other federal administrative agencies. Religious behavior. D 2. T p. The same moral principles that apply to non-business activities. c. F p. The state legislature leaves it to the Department of Corrections to oversee the promulgation of detailed regulations in areas under the agency’s jurisdiction.

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