Civil Laws MCQs

Civil Laws MCQs

These Civil Laws multiple-choice questions and their answers will help you strengthen your grip on the subject of Civil Laws. You can prepare for an upcoming exam or job interview with these 90+ Civil Laws MCQs.
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1: There are now ____ marginal tax rates for federal income taxes.

A.   5

B.   6

C.   7

D.   8

2: Today's law of contracts originated from judicial decisions in ______.

A.   England

B.   America

C.   India

D.   Pakistan

3: You would typically not include ____ in your gross income.

A.   Filing status, age and vision

B.   Income taxes and property taxes

C.   Selling an asset for more than purchase price

D.   Life insurance death benefit payments

4: In limited liability companies ________

A.   Income is taxed only once, as the personal earnings of members

B.   Personal assets of the owners are left legally unprotected

C.   Income is never taxed

D.   Income is taxed twice, corporately and personallY

5: Discussion of the judicial department is in article ________ of the texas constitution.

A.   4

B.   5

C.   6

D.   7

6: Laws that concern grouping individuals by race are subjected to _____.

A.   Civil Rights

B.   Strict Scrutiny

C.   The right to privacy

D.   Incoporation

7: The phrase heard in this excerpt ends with a ________.

A.   Polyphonic

B.   Lowest

C.   Chords

D.   Cadence

8: A fully performed contract is called a(n) _____ contract.

A.   Substantial

B.   Executed

C.   Special

D.   Specific

9: A tax system in which tax rates increase as income increases is called a(n) ________ system.

A.   Progressive tax

B.   Universal tax

C.   Regressive tax

D.   Prorated tax

10: An offer of performance by being ready, willing, and able to perform is known as ____.

A.   Offering

B.   Showing

C.   Tender

D.   Implied acceptance

11: Contracts based on illegal consideration are _____.

A.   Unenforceable; consideration

B.   Compromise

C.   Void

D.   Illusory

12: A(n) ________ is a withdrawal of an offer by the offeror that terminates the offer.

A.   Rejection

B.   Advertisement

C.   Revocation

D.   Counteroffer

13: A negative relationship between the quantity demanded and price is called the law of ______.

A.   Demand

B.   Diminishing marginal returns

C.   Market clearing

D.   Supply

14: A filibuster is a power unique to the _____.

A.   House.

B.   Senate.

C.   House and Senate.

D.   President

15: The securities and exchange commission is an example of a _____.

A.   Federal administrative agency

B.   Automatically find in favor of the offeree

C.   Automatically find in favor of the offeror

D.   Not enforce the parties' agreement

16: Without the exchange of consideration by the parties, the courts will ____________________.

A.   Automatically find in favor of the offeree

B.   Automatically find in favor of the offeror

C.   Not enforce the parties' agreement

D.   Only award nominal damages

E.   Seek a determination by a jury

17: The u.s. supreme court ruled the defense of marriage act unconstitutional in ________.

A.   2013

B.   2009

C.   2011

D.   2003

18: Most of our everyday purchases involve ______ of performance.

A.   Implied concurrent conditions

B.   Subsequent conditions

C.   Express conditions

D.   Implied conditions precedent

E.   Explicit conditions

19: Your reputation in the workplace will largely be determined by your ______.

A.   Salary

B.   Honesty

C.   Job title

D.   Job responsibilities

20: The first laws in u.s. environmental policy ________.

A.   Compiles data on environmentally harmful subsides

B.   Were to preserve endangered species

C.   Is intended to protect water quality

D.   A transboundary problem

21: The transfer of contractual rights is called a(n) _____.

A.   Assignment

B.   Assignee

C.   Obligee

D.   None of these

22: In a _____ contract, the offeror wants a performance to form the contract.

A.   Trilateral

B.   Bilateral

C.   Unilateral

D.   Complete

23: The ______ requirement ensures that courts do not render advisory opinions.

A.   Attachment

B.   Subject-matter jurisdiction

C.   Case or controversy

D.   In rem

24: __________ provided dynamic leadership for the american federation of labor during its early years.

A.   Karl Marx

B.   Kenneth Adams

C.   George Meany

D.   Samuel Gompers

25: The heroin signature program identifies the ________ of a heroin sample.

A.   Geographic source area

B.   Comprehensive methamphetamine control

C.   Distribution method

D.   Port of entry

26: ____ items may be included in the collective bargaining if both parties agree.

A.   Mandatory

B.   Oblique

C.   Permissive

D.   Progressive

27: ____ was passed to protect employee pensions benefits.

A.   ADA




28: _____ appraisals involve judgments about employee performance.

A.   Criterion-related validity

B.   Integrity

C.   Behavioral

D.   Trait

29: _____ appraisals, although subjective, focus on observable aspects of performance.

A.   Behavioral

B.   Results

C.   Administrative

D.   Trait

30: Right-to-work laws inhibit union formation by ________.

A.   Banning any form of union security

B.   Making union membership a requirement

C.   Leaving the question of union affiliation up to each company

D.   Leaving the question of union security up to each company

31: The _____ holds that governments have the right to rule themselves as they see fit.

A.   Doctrine of comity

B.   Nationality

C.   Principle of sovereignty

D.   Capitalism

32: The ________ act required the complete removal of heroin from all medicines.

A.   Tom Sawyer

B.   Harrison

C.   Harvey Wilks

D.   Boggs

33: The __________ guaranteed the rights of individual union members when dealing with their union.

A.   Wagner Act

B.   Landrum-Griffin Act

C.   Norris-LaGuardia Act

D.   Taft-Hartley Act

34: Under negligence, a person is liable only for ________ events.

A.   Intervening

B.   Foreseeable

C.   Superseding

D.   Overruling

35: Usually, misrepresentation of _____ is not actionable as fraud.

A.   A significant fact

B.   A salient fact

C.   A material fact

D.   Law

E.   An essential fact

36: Voluntary _____ by the parties is necessary to create an enforceable _____.

A.   ​dissent; gift

B.   ​assent; gift

C.   ​dissent; contract

D.   ​assent; contract

E.   Dissuasion; contract

37: To meet contractual legality, considerations must be ________.

A.   Beneficial to both parties involved

B.   Detrimental to both parties involved

C.   Mentioned in writing in the contract

D.   Bargained-for exchange of promise for performance

38: In american public policy there is a presumption in favor of individuals ____________________?

A.   Liberty

B.   Innocence

C.   Freedom

D.   Equality

A.   ​bankruptcy

B.   Jurisdiction

C.   Watermark

D.   Legitimacy

40: In an auction without reserve, the seller is the _____, and the bidders are the _____.

A.   Delegatee; delegators

B.   Principal; fiduciaries

C.   Delegator; delegatees

D.   Offeree; offerors

E.   Offeror; offerees

41: It is unclear whether juveniles ________.

A.   Have a right to trial by jury under the U.S. Constitution

B.   Can be executed for a crime committed at age 16

C.   Have a right to counsel in juvenile court proceedings

D.   Can waive their Miranda rights

A.   Polarization

B.   Mediation

C.   Decreasing.

D.   Arbitration

43: A limited partnership is a modification of a(n) ________ form of ownership.

A.   Sole proprietorship

B.   General partnership

C.   Corporation

D.   S-corporation

44: ________ are the building blocks of business.

A.   Contracts

B.   Personal relationships

C.   Letters of agreements

D.   Networks

A.   Democratic

B.   Authoritarian

C.   Permissive

D.   A foster parent

46: A right to sue letter is issued by the eeoc if the ________.

A.   Fiduciary relationships formed by mutual agreement between the principal and an agent

B.   Are not employees, they are hired to perform certain tasks on their behalf

C.   Any person who has contractual capacity

D.   EEOC finds a violation and decides not to bring suit against the employe

47: Grand juries in texas are composed of __________ members.

A.   Six

B.   Twelve

C.   Both six and twelve

D.   Forty

48: The law of contracts is primarily _____ law.

A.   Bilateral contracts come under the jurisdiction of common law,

B.   Designed to signify that the plaintiff has been wronged by the defendant.

C.   Mistake of fact

D.   Payment is due at the time and place at which the buyer is to receive the goods.

49: The goal of the uniform _____ code is to create a system of commercial law among the 50 states.

A.   Contracts.

B.   Commercial.

C.   Product.

D.   Merchant

50: Many union strikes in the early 1900s were characterized by _____.

A.   Atrocious

B.   Violent Conflicts

C.   More subtle

D.   None of these