Stargell Final Exam For Business Law Practice Test

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 138

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Business Law Quizzes & Trivia

Corporate and business law is one of the common courses taken up by both law and business students.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The two systems of law in use today are the English common law and the:
    • A. 

      American Constitution

    • B. 

      French legal code

    • C. 

      Roman common law

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    A remedy of the English courts of law was the:
    • A. 

      Injunction

    • B. 

      Court order

    • C. 

      Disputation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are know as the ___________.
    • A. 

      Original 10

    • B. 

      Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Golden Rule

    • D. 

      Golden Amendments

  • 4. 
    An offense that violates the rights of citizens to live in peace is governed by:
    • A. 

      Adminstrative law

    • B. 

      Constitutional law

    • C. 

      Criminal law

    • D. 

      Common law

  • 5. 
    The doctrine of stare decisis is a:
    • A. 

      Substantive law

    • B. 

      Procedural law

    • C. 

      Prohibitive law

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    _________________ is the doctrine requiring lower courts to adhere to existing case law in making decisions.
    • A. 

      Ordinances

    • B. 

      Equity

    • C. 

      Code

    • D. 

      Stare decisis

  • 7. 
    Laws grouped into an organized form are called _________________.
    • A. 

      Jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Code

    • C. 

      Ordinances

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Power of a court to decide a case is called ____________.
    • A. 

      Jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Common law

    • C. 

      Statutes

    • D. 

      Equity

  • 9. 
    _______________ is a group of laws defining and setting punishments for offenses against society.
    • A. 

      Case law

    • B. 

      Procedural law

    • C. 

      Common law

    • D. 

      Criminal law

  • 10. 
    As long as they are constitutionally valid, the laws of the various states ___________ have to be alike.
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Do not

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not an element of our definition of ethics?
    • A. 

      Making a decision that significantly affects you or others

    • B. 

      Making a decision based on reason rather than emotion

    • C. 

      Making a decsion impartially

    • D. 

      Making a decision that places people above organizations

  • 12. 
    The idea that acts have a basic moral character is a feature of which form of moral reasoning?
    • A. 

      Rule based reasoning

    • B. 

      Reasoning based on consequences

  • 13. 
    Legal rights are most often associated with which type of ethical reasoning?
    • A. 

      Reason based on consequences

    • B. 

      Rule-based reasoning

  • 14. 
    Where are the laws with the greatest ethical rules content most often found?
    • A. 

      In laws created by legislatures

    • B. 

      In constitutions

  • 15. 
    Civil disobedience involves which of the following?
    • A. 

      Violating the law

    • B. 

      Violating the law openly

    • C. 

      Violating the law openly and peacefully

    • D. 

      Violating the law openly, peacefully and accepting punishment for the violation

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Making decisions that treat everyone the same is called _________.
    • A. 

      Impartiality

    • B. 

      Universalizing

    • C. 

      Scofflaw

    • D. 

      Civil rights

  • 17. 
    _______________ is doing what is right even under pressure to act otherwise.
    • A. 

      Ethics

    • B. 

      Civil Rights

    • C. 

      Integrity

    • D. 

      The Good

  • 18. 
    ________________ are legitimate claims on other people, which flow from each person's status as a human being. 
    • A. 

      Fidelity bond

    • B. 

      Moral rights

    • C. 

      Civil rights

    • D. 

      Integrity

  • 19. 
    Standard for judging right and wrong is known as ____________.
    • A. 

      The Good

    • B. 

      Laws

    • C. 

      Methods

    • D. 

      The Constitution

  • 20. 
    Arbitrary rules or laws are necessary to make social systems work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Declaration of Independence was adopted on
    • A. 

      July 4, 1776

    • B. 

      July 4, 1789

    • C. 

      July 4, 1861

  • 22. 
    Which of the first 10 amendments guarantees freedom of the press?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 23. 
    Which of the first 10 amendments guarantees freedom of speech?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Freedom of speech is not guaranteed in the Bill of Rights

  • 24. 
    Which of the following issues does the Fourteenth Amendment address?
    • A. 

      Voting

    • B. 

      Citizenship

    • C. 

      Privacy

    • D. 

      Slavery

  • 25. 
    Which of the following powers was not retained by the states?
    • A. 

      Power to define and apply tort (personal injury) law

    • B. 

      Power to define and apply criminal laws

    • C. 

      Power to define and apply probate laws

    • D. 

      The states retained all of the above powers

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