Help with 10 question on business law

Jul 13th, 2015
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1. Law can be distinguished from other kinds of rules because it

a)  is enforced by the government.

b)  is enacted by the people.

c)  involves one person suing another.

d)  means a violator will go to prison.

 2. Stephanie runs a red light and crashes into a car driven by Britta, who was speeding. At trial, the jury finds Stephanie 80% at fault, and Britta 20% at fault. Britta’s total damages were $100,000, and the judge awards her $80,000. The judge was most likely applying the doctrine of:

a)  Assumption of the risk.

b)  Contributory negligence

c)  Comparative negligence

d)  Implied consent

 3. Congress’s authority to make laws prohibiting discrimination in employment comes from the:

a)  Common law

b)  Due Process Clause

c)  Commerce Clause

d)  First Amendment

4. Which of the following would violate the Equal Protection Clause?

a)  A sheriff stops only people of Hispanic origin to check immigration papers.

b)  An airport has separate restrooms for men and women.

c)  A landlord refuses to rent an apartment to a homosexual couple.

  A woman registered on a dating website only considers African-American men as possible partners.

5. Justin is a famous professional athlete. The Daily News publishes a story which discloses that Justin gave syphilis to his ex-girlfriend, which he did. If Justin sues the Daily News for defamation, he will probably

a)  win, because this would injure his reputation.

b)  win, because this has nothing to do with his status as an athlete.

c)  lose, because he has no damages.

d)  lose, because the statement was true.

6. According to the text, which of the following is the “supreme law of the land?”

a)  The law enacted by Congress

b)  Rulings of the Supreme Court

c)  The U.S. Constitution

d)  The State statutory law

7. OSHA is a federal law with both criminal and civil penalties, which applies to:

a)  Consumer fraud

b)  Workplace safety

c)  Securities fraud

d)  Bribery of foreign officials

8. A crime which is punishable by more than one year’s imprisonment would be a:

a)  Violation

b)  Misdemeanor

c)  Felony

d)  Capital crime

9. Which of the following is NOT a court of limited jurisdiction?

a)  Circuit court

b)  Traffic court

c)  Surrogate court

d)  Small claims court

10. The type of law produced by bodies such as the Food and Drug Administration and the Internal Revenue Service is known as:

a)  Regulatory law

b)  Limited law

c)  Concurrent law

d)  Administrative law

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