Category: Quiz

Introduction to US Government and Legal Systems Recap Quiz

Test your Knowledge of Introductory Concepts Related to the US Government and Legal Systems Which is the best definition of federalism? A system of government in which people democratically vote for a President. A system of government in which power is divided between a federal and state governments. A system of government in which there is a written Constitution. A system of government in which people elect their representatives. Continue >> What is the Supreme Law of the United States? State Law The Supreme Court Presidential Decrees The Constitution Continue >> Which is the best definition of judicial review? The power of the President to determine whether a law is Constitutional. The power of a legislature to enact a law. The power of a court to enact a law. The power of a court to determine whether a law is Constitutional. Continue >> What do we call the names of trial level federal courts? Federal Courts of First Jurisdiction. United States District Courts. Federal Superior Courts. United States Supreme Courts. Continue >> Which of the following is a court of last resort? The Supreme Court of the United States The Second Circuit Court of Appeals The Constitutional Court of the United States New York Supreme Continue >> As a general rule, Congress can enact laws that regulate commerce between the states. that are favored by a majority of the...

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What does DBA mean? (New Legal English Quiz too!)

DBA is an acronym that stands for “Doing Business As”   Sometimes a person or company will conduct business under a name different from its true legal name.  For example, let’s say Connie Smith, a private individual, and Acme Food Suppliers both decide to sell cookies.  Connie might realize that she can sell more cookies if she conducts her cookie business as Connie’s Cookies and Acme Food Suppliers might do better as Grandma Patty’s Cookie Factory.  We can identify them respectively as Connie Smith dba Connie’s Cookies and Acme Food Suppliers dba Grandma Patty’s Cookie Factory.  This is usually perfectly legal but depending on the jurisdiction there may be different requirements to register the business name. Now that you know what DBA stands for, you can try my new Legal English Quiz   You’ll find  a different acronym on the quiz: AKA....

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