Nursing Home Administration - Legal And Business Terminology Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Statutes are laws ___.
    • A. 

      Known as common law

    • B. 

      Made by judges

    • C. 

      Passed by cities

    • D. 

      Passed by legislatures

  • 2. 
    Normally, courts of appeal do not have ___.
    • A. 

      Criminal jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Original jurisdiction

    • C. 

      Criminal law enforcement authority

    • D. 

      Authority to hear misdemeanors

  • 3. 
    Statutes and subsequent regulations are collected in ___.
    • A. 

      The Code

    • B. 

      Constitutional amendments

    • C. 

      The Federal Requirements

    • D. 

      Law Books

  • 4. 
    Generally, the lowest level of the court system is the ___ court.
    • A. 

      Circuit

    • B. 

      Criminal

    • C. 

      Civil

    • D. 

      Magistrate's

  • 5. 
    To set a person or corporation free of accusations is to ___.
    • A. 

      Enjoin

    • B. 

      Acquit

    • C. 

      Consent

    • D. 

      Motion

  • 6. 
    A statement in writing given under oath before a notary public is an ___.
    • A. 

      Affidavit

    • B. 

      Affirmation

    • C. 

      Appeal

    • D. 

      Appearance

  • 7. 
    The coming into court of a person being summoned to do so is a/an ___.
    • A. 

      Appeal

    • B. 

      Discovery

    • C. 

      Appearance

    • D. 

      Injunction

  • 8. 
    An impartial person chosen by the parties to an argument who agree to abide by her decision is a/an ___.
    • A. 

      Arbitrator

    • B. 

      Adjudicator

    • C. 

      Civil judge

    • D. 

      Attorney at law

  • 9. 
    A Latin phrase meaning to stand by earlier court decisions is ___.
    • A. 

      Stare decisis

    • B. 

      Res judicata

    • C. 

      Res ipsa loquitur

    • D. 

      Respondeat superior

  • 10. 
    A verdict, given by a jury at the direction of judge is a/an ___.
    • A. 

      Directed verdict

    • B. 

      Dismissal

    • C. 

      Indictment

    • D. 

      Injunction

  • 11. 
    An application to the court asking for an action favorable to one's side is ___.
    • A. 

      A witnessing

    • B. 

      A motion

    • C. 

      An application to the court

    • D. 

      A plea bargain

  • 12. 
    When the employee is acting within the control or scope of the employer, the employer is responsible for the acts of the employee under the concept of ___.
    • A. 

      Contractor-employee relations

    • B. 

      Strict liability

    • C. 

      A subcontractor relationship

    • D. 

      Borrowed servant

  • 13. 
    A written publication that exposes someone to public scorn, hatred, con-tempt, or ridicule is ___.
    • A. 

      Libel

    • B. 

      Slander

    • C. 

      An aggrieved party

    • D. 

      An assault

  • 14. 
    An early step in a criminal procedure during which the defendant is formally charged with an offense is a/an ___.
    • A. 

      Discovery

    • B. 

      Arraignment

    • C. 

      Adjudication

    • D. 

      Action

  • 15. 
    Conduct giving rise to a cause for legal action is ___.
    • A. 

      Actionable

    • B. 

      An adjudication

    • C. 

      An appeal

    • D. 

      An indictment

  • 16. 
    When parties to a lawsuit who are dissatisfied with the court's decision ask a higher court to review the decision, it is known as a/an ___.
    • A. 

      Appeal

    • B. 

      Arbitration

    • C. 

      Respondeat superior

    • D. 

      Stare decisis

  • 17. 
    A district attorney may bring assault charges for the purpose of ___.
    • A. 

      Revenge

    • B. 

      Punishment

    • C. 

      Monetary award

    • D. 

      Defamation

  • 18. 
    Damages for proven losses are known as ___ damages.
    • A. 

      Actual

    • B. 

      Exemplary

    • C. 

      Incidental

    • D. 

      Punitive

  • 19. 
    A fee paid in advance to an attorney for services on a case is known as a ____.
    • A. 

      Lien

    • B. 

      Prepayment

    • C. 

      Retainer

    • D. 

      Reward

  • 20. 
    A concept in torts used as a defense by the defendant against the plaintiff is an assumption of ____.
    • A. 

      Risk

    • B. 

      Innocence

    • C. 

      Guilt

    • D. 

      Fraud

  • 21. 
    Consent given after full information regarding the matter has been provided is known as ___ consent.
    • A. 

      Informed

    • B. 

      Individual

    • C. 

      Intended

    • D. 

      Personal

  • 22. 
    Spoken statements leading to actual damages implying crime, unchastity, or relating to a person's profession or business is known as ___.
    • A. 

      Libel

    • B. 

      Slander

    • C. 

      Exemplary damages

    • D. 

      Consequential damages

  • 23. 
    A reckless disregard for human life, a state of mind that accompanies a wrongful act in which the resulting harm was intended, is known as ___.
    • A. 

      Malice

    • B. 

      Comparative negligence

    • C. 

      A heinous act

    • D. 

      Contempt

  • 24. 
    A public official, either elected or appointed, who conducts cases against persons accused of crimes is known as a ___.
    • A. 

      Lawyer

    • B. 

      Prosecutor

    • C. 

      Judge

    • D. 

      Bailiff

  • 25. 
    A written order from a judge permitting certain law enforcement officers to look for certain things or persons is a ___.
    • A. 

      Retainer

    • B. 

      Search certificate

    • C. 

      Search and rescue

    • D. 

      Search warrant

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