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Business Law Test

Subjects : law, business-law
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. The First Amendment guarantee that the government will not create and support an official state church






2. (law) negligence allocated between the plaintiff and the defendant with a corresponding reduction in damages paid to the plaintiff






3. The course of action the government takes in response to an issue or problem as deemed by widely held belief.






4. Torts committed via the internet






5. A controversey that is not hypotheical or academic but real and substansial; a requirement the must be satisfied before a court will hear a case






6. Ethical or unethical behaviors by employees in the context of their jobs






7. Highest official of a monarch. Granted new an unique remedies.






8. A federal - state - or local government unit established to perform a specific function. Administrative agencies are created and authorized by legislative bodies to administer and enforce specific laws.






9. An act or omission without which an event would not have occurred.






10. The First Amendment guarantee that citizens may freely engage in the religious activities of their choice






11. 14th amendment clause that prohibits states from denying equal protection under the law - and has been used to combat discrimination






12. The act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone






13. Inherent powers of state governments to pass laws to protect the public health - safety - and welfare; the national government has no directly granted police powers but accomplishes the same goals through other delegated powers.






14. Motion to dismiss - motion for judgment on the pleadings - motion of summary judgement(amont others - motion to strike - motion to make more definite and certain - motion for judgement on the pleadings - motion to compel discovery - motion for summar






15. Contracts - Sales - Negotiable instruments - creditos rights - intellectual property - e-commerce - product liability - torts - agency - business organizations - professional liability - courts and court procedures.






16. A brief outline of what the defendant and the plaintiff will try to prove.






17. Supreme Court followed by the U.S. Court of Appeals and The highest state courts. Then followed by federal administrative agencies. U.S. District Courts - Specialized U.S. Courts(bankruptcy courts - court of Federal claims - court of international tr






18. Economic model that compares the marginal costs and marginal benefits of a decision






19. Any testimony given in court about a statement made by someone else who was not under oath at the time of the statement






20. Three remedies known as land - items of value - or money






21. Relieve you of some liability when reasonable care is used






22. The publication of a statement that denies or casts doubt on another's legal ownership of any property - causing financial loss to that property's owner.






23. The idea that the goal of society should be the greatest happiness for the greatest number of its citizens






24. The obligation of organization management to make decisions and take actions that will enhance the welfare and interests of society as well as the organization






25. Jurisdiction based on claims against property






26. On the premises fr the potential financial benefit of the occupier






27. The rules governing the manner in which civil cases are brough in and progress through the federal courts






28. Use deductive reasoning to identify relevant legal rules - applying those rules to to the facts of the case and drawing a conclusion.






29. The government may not house soldiers in private homes without consent of the owner






30. The enumeration in the Constitution - of certain rights - shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.






31. Adj. from the Latin 'against or about a thing -' referring to a lawsuit or other legal action directed toward property - rather than toward a particular person. Thus - if title to property is the issue - the action is 'in rem.' The term is important






32. State statute that permits a state to obtain personal jurisdiction over nonresident defendants






33. Claims






34. Negate the claim of negligence(assumption of risk - superceding intervening clause)






35. Clause in the Constitution (Article IV - Section 1) requiring each state to recognize the civil judgments rendered by the courts of the other states and to accept their public records and acts as valid






36. Authority shared by both federal and state courts






37. The reasoning process used by judges in deciding what law applies to a given dispute and then applying that law to the specific facts or circumstances of the case






38. A major provider of arbitration services






39. The publication of false information about another's product - alleging that it is not what its seller claims.






40. To be on the land of another without right or permission of the owner






41. A response to a plaintiff's claim that does not deny the plaintiff's facts but attacks the plaintiff's legal right to bring an action. An example is the running of the statute of limitations.






42. Settlement of civil disputes between parties using neutral mediators or arbitrators without going to court






43. The party against whom legal action is taken; the party against whom a writ of certiorari is sought.






44. The constitutional amendment designed to protect individuals accused of crimes. It includes the right to counsel - the right to confront witnesses - and the right to a speedy and public trial.






45. Law concerned with private wrongs against individuals






46. Logical formula consisting of a major premise - a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument






47. An order to appear in person at a given place and time






48. In a lawsuit - an issue involving the application or interpretation of a law. Only a judge - not a jury - can rule on questions of law.






49. The branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do






50. (civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based