Chapter 06 - Morrison - Gbe 4e

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Chapter 06 - Morrison - Gbe 4e


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  • 1. 
    Public law is defined as law relating to…
    • A. 

      Relations between governments

    • B. 

      Relations between government departments

    • C. 

      Relations between citizens and the state

    • D. 

      Relations between companies and the government

  • 2. 
    A  ‘prosecution’ is defined as…
    • A. 

      Police proceedings against citizens

    • B. 

      Legal proceedings for breach of contract

    • C. 

      An action by regulatory authorities against a business

    • D. 

      Legal proceedings against a person accused of a crime

  • 3. 
    Which of the following has the weakest rule of law?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      US

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 4. 
    The legal system of which of the following countries is not within the civil law tradition?
    • A. 

      US

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      China

  • 5. 
    The highest court in the European Union is…
    • A. 

      The European Court of Justice

    • B. 

      The Supreme Court of the EU

    • C. 

      The European Supreme Court

    • D. 

      The International Court of Justice

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not an aspect of weak rule of law in the Philippines?
    • A. 

      Corruption

    • B. 

      Bureaucracy

    • C. 

      Increasing regulation

    • D. 

      Poor inspection of factories

  • 7. 
    The Bhopal disaster concerned…
    • A. 

      A textile factory that collapsed

    • B. 

      A chemical plant

    • C. 

      A nuclear reactor

    • D. 

      A factory fire

  • 8. 
    International law rests on which of the following legal instruments?
    • A. 

      Statute law passed by state legislatures

    • B. 

      Codes of practice

    • C. 

      Civil codes

    • D. 

      Treaties

  • 9. 
    Investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) is designed to protect which of the following?
    • A. 

      Governments of countries that host FDI

    • B. 

      Populations of countries that host FDI

    • C. 

      Companies that invest in foreign countries

    • D. 

      Employees of foreign investors

  • 10. 
    Petrobras of Brazil has been undermined by corruption involving…
    • A. 

      Foreign investors

    • B. 

      Political leaders

    • C. 

      American banks

    • D. 

      Politicized judges