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Business Law Midterm 1part I

21 Questions
Business Law Midterm 1part I

Business Law Exam for SJSU

Questions and Answers
  • 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. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    • 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