WEEK 2 QUIZ 1

QUESTION 1

  1. Adam moved into an apartment complex. The rules of the complex prohibit unmarried men and women from living together in the same apartment. When Adam’s friend, Diane, moved into the apartment he was served with eviction papers. Adam claims the apartment complex is violating his constitutional rights since it allows married couples to live together. Is Adam right?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

3.5 points   

QUESTION 2

  1. Jurisdiction can be described as
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

3.5 points   

QUESTION 3

  1. The fastest-growing method of dispute resolution in the United States is
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

3.5 points   

QUESTION 4

  1. A summons is a paper ordering a defendant to appear in court at a certain time.

     

     

3.5 points   

QUESTION 5

  1. Karen is a strong swimmer. One afternoon she is having a picnic at a lake and sees a man she does not know drowning. Generally, Karen
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

3.5 points   

QUESTION 6

  1. In order for a federal court to have jurisdiction, there must be a federal question involved and at least $75,000 in dispute.

     

     

3.5 points   

QUESTION 7

  1. The Civil Rights Act of 1964, a federal statute, forbids discrimination on the basis of national origin in employment. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the administrative agency that oversees the law. The EEOC issued Guidelines on Discrimination because of National Origin. According to one of the guidelines, the EEOC will presume a violation of the law if an employer sets a work requirement that employees must speak only English in the workplace. This is an interpretive rule because it interprets the Civil Rights Act.

     

     

3.5 points   

QUESTION 8

  1. The Environmental Protection Agency was investigating whether Exgrow, Inc. violated the Clean Air Act. Exgrow refused to give the EPA its computerized reports concerning pollution. To get the reports, the EPA should use a(n)
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

3.5 points   

QUESTION 9

  1. The United States has taken a position that legal issues are best resolved by lawsuits involving parties with conflicting interests presenting their strongest possible case to a neutral factfinder. Because of this, the legal system in the United States is considered
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

3.5 points   

QUESTION 10

  1. If Lorenzo is seeking an injunction against Brenda to prevent her from selling materials that infringe his copyright, he is entitled to a jury trial if the value of the materials is over $100.

     

     

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