Eu Law Exam

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Eu Law Exam

Revision for European Union Law


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many countries are part of the European Union?
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      29

    • C. 

      31

    • D. 

      25

  • 2. 
    What was the vision of the European Economic Community (EEC)?
    • A. 

      Countries who trade with one another become economically interdependent and so more likely to avoid conflict

    • B. 

      Countries who trade with one another and become economically interdependent for financial gain

    • C. 

      Countries who allow citizens of other member states to move freely within their country will earn a higher economic status

    • D. 

      Countries allow people and goods to flow freely in and out the country in order improve the economy

  • 3. 
    Which countries initially become part of the EEC in 1958?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Italy

    • E. 

      Luxembourg

    • F. 

      Netherlands

    • G. 

      United Kingdom

  • 4. 
    The EEC is now know as the:
    • A. 

      EU

    • B. 

      TFEU

    • C. 

      EEC

    • D. 

      TEU

  • 5. 
    The EU is based on the rule of law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In regards the EU, which statement is true?
    • A. 

      Everything it does is founded on treaties, voluntarily and democratically agreed by all member countries

    • B. 

      Everything it does is founded on common law, voluntarily and democratically agreed by all member countries

    • C. 

      Everything it does is founded on treaties, voluntarily and democratically agreed by most member countries

    • D. 

      Everything it does is founded on treaties, involuntarily and democratically agreed by the majority of member states

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are core values of the EU?
    • A. 

      Human dignity

    • B. 

      Freedom

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Equality

    • E. 

      The rule of law

    • F. 

      Respect for human rights

    • G. 

      Animal welfare

    • H. 

      Environmental efficiency

  • 8. 
    In which document will you find the core values of the EU?
    • A. 

      Charter of Fundamental Rights

    • B. 

      Treaty of Rome

    • C. 

      Maastricht Treaty

    • D. 

      The Human Rights Act

  • 9. 
    The EU institutions are not legally bound to uphold the core values, it is just frowned upon if they do not.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are correct in relation to the single market of the EU?
    • A. 

      It enables all goods, services, money and people to move freely

    • B. 

      It enables most goods, services, money and people to move freely

    • C. 

      It is the EU's main economic engine

    • D. 

      It is the original reason the EU was formed

  • 11. 
    Which treaty founded the EEC?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Rome

    • B. 

      Treaty of Lisbon

    • C. 

      Maastricht Treaty

    • D. 

      Treaty of Nice

  • 12. 
    Members of the EU Parliament are directly elected by voters in the EU.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    How often are members of the EU Parliament elected by EU voters?
    • A. 

      Every 3 years

    • B. 

      Every 5 years

    • C. 

      Every year

    • D. 

      Every 10 years

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are main law-making institutions in the EU?
    • A. 

      The European Parliament

    • B. 

      The Council of the European Union (The Council)

    • C. 

      The European Judiciary

    • D. 

      The Government

  • 15. 
    The European Parliament works with the Council to decide on the content of EU laws and officially adopt them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which Treaty gives the European Parliament more influence over EU law-making?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Lisbon

    • B. 

      Treaty of Rome

    • C. 

      Treaty of Nice

    • D. 

      Treaty of Amsterdam

  • 17. 
    If a new country wants to join the EU it does not need the permission of the European Parliament.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    How many members of the Commission are there?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      29

    • D. 

      31

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are roles of the European Parliament?
    • A. 

      Ordinary Legislative Procedure

    • B. 

      Democratic Supervision

    • C. 

      Supervising the budget

    • D. 

      Arranging the signings of current Treaties by member states

  • 20. 
    Under the Lisbon Treaty the number of Members of European Parliament (MEPs) from each member state is in proportion to its population. What is the minimum and maximum number of MEPs for each country?
    • A. 

      Min - 9. Max - 99

    • B. 

      Min - 6. Max - 96

    • C. 

      Min - 3. Max - 83

    • D. 

      Min 10. Max - 110

  • 21. 
    European Council meetings are essentially summits where EU leaders meet to decide on what?
    • A. 

      Broad political priorities

    • B. 

      Major initiatives

    • C. 

      New legislation

  • 22. 
    How often do the European Council meet?
    • A. 

      4 times per year

    • B. 

      2 times per year

    • C. 

      Once a year

    • D. 

      Once every 5 years

  • 23. 
    The European Council is in charge of setting the EU's general political direction and priorities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The European Council has the power to pass laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Who is the European Council made up of?
    • A. 

      Heads of state of every EU country

    • B. 

      The Commission President

    • C. 

      The European Council President

    • D. 

      The European Parliament President