Business Law 2

Question 1 of 20

5.0 PointsThe legislative branch of government is made up of:A. appointed officials. B. elected representatives. C. equal numbers of all political parties. D. community leaders. Reset Selection

Question 2 of 20

5.0 PointsInterpretation and determination of violations of the law is the function of:A. the legislative branch of a government. B. the judicial branch of a government. C. the executive branch of a government. D. none of the three branches of government. Reset Selection

Question 3 of 20

5.0 PointsThe designation not elected by the voters in the Consumer Protection Agency is the:A. president. B. governor. C. mayor. D. secretary. Reset Selection

Question 4 of 20

5.0 PointsThe agencies outside the executive branch that are headed by groups or individuals are created by the:A. Congress. B. Senate. C. President. D. judicial branch. Reset Selection

Question 5 of 20

5.0 PointsThe branch of the government that frequently delegates to administrative agencies some of their lawmaking authority is the:A. legislative. B. executive. C. state judiciary. D. federal judiciary. Reset Selection

Question 6 of 20

5.0 PointsThe Sarbanes-Oxley statute established a board to oversee accounting practices in:A. the United States. B. the Netherlands. C. the United Kingdom. D. Australia. Reset Selection

Question 7 of 20

5.0 PointsBeliefs and standards that are considered to be worthwhile are known as:A. values. B. morals. C. ethics. D. discretions. Reset Selection

Question 8 of 20

5.0 PointsGovernments may impose on individuals a set of duties known as:A. legal mandates. B. ethical considerations. C. legal imperatives. D. national imperatives. Reset Selection

Question 9 of 20

5.0 PointsA distinction between law and ethics is that legal mandates are usually more:A. flexible. B. precise. C. obscure. D. flawed. Reset Selection

Question 10 of 20

5.0 PointsA __________ makes clear that the company expects its personnel to recognize the ethical dimensions of corporate policies and actions.A. rule B. regulation C. code D. social action Reset Selection

Question 11 of 20

5.0 PointsA misdemeanor is usually punished by a fine and/or imprisonment for not more than:A. three months. B. six months. C. eight months. D. a year. Reset Selection

Question 12 of 20

5.0 PointsLarceny is often classified as petty or grand, depending upon the:A. time when the crime was committed. B. person from whom it was stolen. C. value of the stolen property. D. court in which it was referred. Reset Selection

Question 13 of 20

5.0 PointsThe crime of bribery consists of giving or taking money or property of value with the intent of __________ someone.A. recruiting B. reappraising C. appraising D. influencing Reset Selection

Question 14 of 20

5.0 PointsThe crimes that involve activities intended to obtain goods or to deceive others by making false claims is known as false pretenses and are governed by:A. state laws and federal laws. B. executive orders. C. contract laws. D. ordinances. Reset Selection

Question 15 of 20

5.0 PointsFrequently, persons with knowledge of computers access the credit card numbers of consumers who have made purchases on the Internet and use these credit card numbers without authorization. This act constitutes the crime of:A. identity theft. B. credit card fraud. C. false pretense. D. credit card perjury. Reset Selection

Question 16 of 20

5.0 PointsThe tort of slander does NOT require a(n):A. indirect defamatory statement. B. direct defamatory statement. C. drawing, picture, or cartoon. D. direct attack. Reset Selection

Question 17 of 20

5.0 PointsIn conducting business, a firm and its owners have the right not to be subjected to:A. politically correct statements. B. truthful statements. C. false and malicious statements. D. acts of negligence. Reset Selection

Question 18 of 20

5.0 PointsThe branch of the government that frequently delegates to administrative agencies some of their lawmaking authority is the:A. legislative. B. executive. C. state judiciary. D. federal judiciary. Reset Selection

Question 19 of 20

5.0 PointsThe determinations reached at a hearing conducted by an administrative agency:A. cannot be appealed through the regular court system. B. can be appealed through the alternative dispute resolution system. C. can be appealed through the regular court system. D. can be appealed only through in-house dispute resolution system. Reset Selection

Question 20 of 20

5.0 PointsIf the person accused of defamation had a special privilege in making the defamatory statement, such as an attorney in a court proceedings, who accuses a witness of lying, the defamed person:A. cannot recover damages. B. can recover damages. C. can file a suit of defamation. D. can make defamatory statement against attorney.

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