Business Law Midterm 1part I

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 Business Law Midterm 1part I
Business Law Exam for SJSU

  
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  • 1. 
    Each state has its own constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 2. 
    "Stare decisis" is a doctrine obligating judges to follow precedents established within their jurisdictions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    A substantive law creates or defines legal rights and obligations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 4. 
    The function of the courts is to interpret and apply the law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    A state court cannot exercise jurisdiction over all of the property located withing the boundaries of the state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 6. 
    Mandatory arbitration clauses in employment contracts are not enforceable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 7. 
    A state's rules of civil procedure govarn a civil trial held in that state's courts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 8. 
    An answer can deny the allegations made in a complaint.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 9. 
    In most states, if neither party requests a jry , the court will seat a jury on its own motion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 10. 
    The courts can hold acts of the legislative and executive branches unconstitutional.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 11. 
    Congress may regulate any activity that substantially affects interstate commerce.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    The First Amendment protects obscene speech.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    The unethical conduct of corporate management is unlikely to affect the behavior of lower-level employees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    Setting realistic workplace goals can reduce the probability that employees will act unethically.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 15. 
    According to utilitarianism, it does not matter how many people benefit from an act.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 16. 
    To commit an intentional tort, a person need not act with a harmful motive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 17. 
    An assault may be committed when a person acts in a way so as to create an apprehension of offensive contact in the distant future.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 18. 
    A store manager may delay a suspected shoplifter if the manager has probable cause to justify delaying the suspect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 19. 
    Strict liability is imposed for reasons other than fault.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 20. 
    A party who unintentionally uses the trademark of another will not be liable for trademark infringement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 21. 
    A patent applicant must demonstrates that the invention, discovery, or design is commercially practicable to receive a patent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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