2. Which of the following is a false statement?A person who does not know of a reward offer can never claim it since how can one accept what one does not know of.For common law consideration to be legally sufficient, it does not necessarily have to consist of the payment of money or transfer of goods.A promise by one party to pay another for refraining from performing a legal act is generally enforceable under the common law.Normally, a court in the U.S. applying the common law of contract will be able to question the adequacy of consideration to see if the contract is a fair one.4.Which of the following is a false statement?The Civil Rights Act of 1964 in the U.S. does not expressly prohibit job discrimination based on educational standards.The Civil Rights Act of 1964 in the U.S. does not expressly prohibit job discrimination based on sexual preference or orientation.The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission can sue in federal court on behalf of a victim of discrimination.Under current U.S. law, corporate employers cannot advertise for positions in minority or women’s business journals since that would be “reverse discrimination.”13.Which of the following is a false statement?To exercise the power of acceptance, the common law requires an offeree to accept the offeror’s offer unconditionally and unequivocally.The death of a party to a contract will always result in the automatic termination of that contract since it would not be right to burden the surviving spouse or other heirs with business matters.The common law “mirror image” rule generally requires an acceptance of an offer to adhere exactly to the terms of the offer.A counteroffer under the common law does terminate an offer.15.Which of the following is the most accurate statement?A business plan or strategy cannot be the basis for a trade secret under U.S. law since such information is too “soft.”Theft of confidential information by industrial espionage can be construed as the theft of a trade secret and be a very serious federal crime in the United States.Doing substantial business in a jurisdiction over the Internet is never enough to support jurisdiction over a non-resident defendant since the connection is too virtual.There are no statutes regulating the use of spam since it is speech which is absolutely protected by the U.S. Constitution.17.Which of the following statements is false?Notice-and-comment rulemaking is the most common rulemaking procedure used by administrative agencies in the United States to make law.Tort law provides legal remedies for both personal injury and property damage.To commit an intentional tort, a person must intend the consequences of his or her act or know with substantial certainty that certain consequences will occur.To commit an intentional tort, a person always must act with an evil motive to commit physical harm.
19.The best statement of the test applied in determining if a defendant was the proximate cause of the plaintiff’s injuries is:Was it foreseeable to the plaintiff that the defendant would engage in this particular conduct?Given this particular injury to the plaintiff, was it foreseeable that the defendant was the cause?Was it reasonably foreseeable to the defendant that the defendant’s conduct could lead to this kind of injury?Was the injury foreseeable to the plaintiff prior to the injury’s occurrence?20.Bio Box Company advertises and markets so effectively that Product Packaging, Inc., stops doing business with Styro Cartons, Incorporated, and switches its account to Bio. Bio is liable forappropriation.conversion.wrongful interference with a business relationship.none of the above.27.Dina is a partner in Eagle Technical Group. Dina’s dissociation from the partnership likely will causethe automatic termination of the firm’s legal existence.the immediate maturity of all partnership debts.the dissolution of the partnership and the partnership’s buyout of Dina’s interest in the firm.the temporary suspension of all partnership business.5.Carl continuing trespasses on Lisa's land by cutting across her property as a "short-cut" to the bus stop. Lisa asks Carl to stop doing this but Carl refuses saying he is really doing no damage or harm to the property by merely walking across it. Lisa's best legal remedy would be to seek what legal redress against Carl?A degree of specific performance.A lawsuit for money damagesAn injunctionA quasi-contract.
9.Viola works for a small company. She is an employee at-will. She is discharged to make room for the owner's "niece," who is really his paramour. Viola most likely has been treated:Legally under the employment at-will doctrine but likely immorallyLegally but only if she is given reasonable notice and a severance package.Illegally since preferring one's paramour is clearly sexual harassment.Illegally since all office roman
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2. Normally, a court in the U.S. applying the common law of contract will be able to question the adequacy of consideration to see if the contract is a fair one.
4. Under current U.S. law, corporate employers cannot advertise for positions in minority or women's business journals since that would be "reverse discrimination."
13. The death of a party to a contract will always result in the automatic termination of that contract since it would not be right to burden the surviving spouse or other heirs with business matters.
15. Theft of confidential information by industrial espionage can be construed as the theft of a trade secret and be a very serious federal crime in the United States.
17. To commit an intentional tort, a person always must act with an evil motive to commit physical harm.
19. Was it reasonably foreseeable to the defendant that the defendant's conduct could lead to this kind of injury?
20. none of the above.
27. the dissolution of the partnership and the partnership's buyout of Dina's interest in the firm.
5. An injunction
9. Legally under the employment at-will doctrine but likely immorally
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1.It determines the moral worth of an action based on what a society believes is morally right2. Immanuel Kant would support the Golden Rule of religion ("Do unto others as you would have them do unto you").
3. Psychological egoism is an ethical and normative theory that prescribes how people should behave in certain situations.4. Determine the moral worth of an action regardless of their consequences
5. Ethical Relativism
6. All of the above.
7. Decisions require the measurement of quantities and qualities that are not subject to precise measurement.
8. All of the above.
17. Social responsibility decisions in business should be decided according to
philosophical Natural Law and Natural rights ethical principles.18. Social responsibility and ethical egoism are mutually exclusive and contradictory values.
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9. Both an ethical obligation and a legal duty
10. All of the above.
11. All of the above.
12. A and B
13. When a person looks to an outside source for moral rules or commands, he or she might be characterized as an ethical emotist.
14. These proposals are necessary because existing laws, though extensive, still have moral and social responsibility "gaps"
15. These proposals are inadvisable because they will reduce corporate ability to respond quickly to changing business conditions and therefore will create allocational inefficiency.
16. Profit-maximization by lawful means is socially responsible behavior and that market forces will deter corporate socially irresponsible conduct.