BUS 311 Week 1 Quiz Chapter 003

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BUS 311 Week 1 Quiz Chapter 003

  1. The law assures each person certain rights and assigns each person certain duties.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 1

True False

  1. A private wrong that causes injury to another person's physical well-being, property, or reputation is called a tort.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 1

True False

  1. Violation of a specific statute is a crime.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 1

True False

  1. A certain action can either be a tort or a crime; it can never be both.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 1

True False

  1. Crimes are classified into three groups according to the seriousness of the offense.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 2

True False

  1. Treason is a major crime defined by the Constitution of the United States.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 2

True False

  1. A person who commits felony may be punished with a prison sentence for not more than nine months.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 2

True False

  1. A misdemeanor is a more serious offense than a felony.

BT: Evaluation

PO: 2

True False

  1. A misdemeanor is a serious crime punishable by a prison sentence of more than a year.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 2

True False

  1. A category of illegal activity that includes embezzlement, stock swindles, fraud against insurance companies, credit card fraud, computer fraud, and theft of computer programs is known as business-related crime.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 3

True False

  1. White-collar crime is the term used to describe various crimes that typically do not involve force or violence committed by and against businesses.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 3

True False

  1. The willful or malicious act of causing the burning of property belonging to another person is known as larceny.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 3

True False

  1. Arson is the willful or malicious burning of a house or building belonging to another person.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 3

True False

  1. Burglary is defined as the taking of property in the possession of another person against that person's will.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 3

True False

  1. Arson includes the various forms of theft, robbery, hijacking, embezzlement, and shoplifting.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 3

True False

  1. Only the receiver of a bribe can be charged with the offense of bribery.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 3

True False

  1. The crime of forgery consists of wrongfully making or altering the writings of another with the intent to defraud.

BT: Knowledge

PO: 3

True False

  1. The law enforcement authorities of federal, state, and local governments enforce specific laws called:

A. action procedure.

B. guidelines.

C. enforcements.

D. statutes.

  1. A private wrong that causes injury to physical well-being, property, or reputation of another person is called:

A. a tort.

B. a crime.

C. an execution.

D. a misunderstanding.

  1. What makes a particular act a crime is determined by the:

A. opinions of legal scholars.

B. statutory law.

C. public opinion.

D. professors in law schools.

  1. A violation of a statute is a(n):

A. enforceable act.

B. tort.

C. offense.

D. crime.

  1. Crimes are classified into three groups according to the seriousness of the offense. They are:

A. treason, felony and larceny.

B. treason, misdemeanor and larceny.

C. treason, felony and misdemeanor.

D. misdemeanor, felony and larceny.

  1. Misdemeanor is a less serious offense than a:

A. felony.

B. civil wrong.

C. tort.

D. white-collar crime.

  1. Treason against the United States shall consist in levying:

A. war against the U.S.

B. strict penalties to the U.S. offenders.

C. anti-terrorist provisions against the U.S. offenders.

D. penalties for offenders of war.

  1. A misdemeanor is usually punished by a fine and/or imprisonment for not more than:

A. three months.

B. six months.

C. eight months.

D. a year.

  1. White-collar crime is related only to nonviolent crimes against businesses, usually committed by the:

A. employees.

B. employers.

C. clients.

D. customers.

  1. White-collar crimes typically involve:

A. force or violence.

B. neither force nor violence.

C. executives.

D. clerical workers.

  1. Some states have broadened the definition of arson to include the burning of a house by its owner and the destruction of property by other means of:

A. explosion.

B. vandalism.

C. mutilation.

D. enhancement.

  1. The using of information not available to the general public for personal gain is called:

A. importer training.

B. exporter training.

C. insider trading.

D. outsider training.

  1. Larceny is often classified as petty or grand, depending upon the:

A. time when the crime was committed.

B. person from whom it was stolen.

C. value of the stolen property.

D. court in which it was referred.

  1. The various forms of theft, robbery, hijacking, embezzlement, and shoplifting are known as:

A. larceny.

B. burglary.

C. plundering.

D. plotting.

  1. The taking of property in the possession of another person against that person's will is known as:

A. arson

B. robbery.

C. plundering.

D. plotting.

  1. Robbery, burglary, shoplifting and hijacking are the various types of:

A. arson.

B. larceny.

C. felony.

D. perjury.

  1. Stealing merchandise from a retail store is called:

A. robbery.

B. hijacking.

C. shoplifting.

D. burglary.

  1. The crime of bribery consists of giving or taking money or property of value with the intent of:

A. recruiting someone.

B. reappraising someone.

C. appraising someone.

D. influencing someone.

  1. The crimes that involve activities intended to obtain goods or to deceive others by making false claims is known as false pretenses and are governed by:

A. state laws and federal laws.

B. executive orders.

C. contract laws.

D. ordinances.

  1. A person who makes false statements to a bank for the purpose of obtaining a loan could be prosecuted for the offense of:

A. forgery.

B. embezzlement.

C. perjury.

D. false pretense.

  1. The act of signing another person's name to a credit card charge slip without his permission is considered as:

A. perjury.

B. forgery.

C. false pretense.

D. felony.

  1. The act of giving false information on a government form is considered as:

A. forgery.

B. felony.

C. false pretense.

D. perjury.

  1. The act of wrongfully making or altering the writings of another with the intent to defraud is known in law as:

A. fraud.

B. forgery.

C. unlawful writing.

D. cheating.

  1. The act of wrongfully taking money or other property that has been entrusted to a person as a part of his or her employment is known as:

A. fraud.

B. bribery.

C. forgery.

D. embezzlement.

  1. 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.

  1. When an unscrupulous individual steals the name and personal information of someone else by stealing private mail, then it amounts to:

A. false pretense.

B. forgery.

C. identity theft.

D. white-collar crime.

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