Multiple Choice Answers

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

Interpretation 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.

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

The 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.

The 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.

The Sarbanes-Oxley statute established a board to oversee accounting practices in:

A. the United States.
B. the Netherlands.
C. the United Kingdom.
D. Australia.

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

Frequently, 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.

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

In 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.

The 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.

The 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.

If 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