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Business Law I Essentials

Assessment Questions

Business Law I EssentialsAssessment Questions


Explain Police Power and the Dormant Commerce Clause.


The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (also known as Obamacare) provision that mandated that individuals not insured through employment obtain minimum essential health insurance or face a penalty was upheld as constitutional by the 11th Circuit.

  1. True.
  2. False.

The _____ gives the federal government the authority to regulate interstate and international commerce.

  1. Supremacy Clause.
  2. 10th Amendment.
  3. Bill of Rights.
  4. Commerce Clause.

The doctrine aimed at dividing the governing powers between the federal governments and the states is:

  1. Judicial review.
  2. Federalism.
  3. Separation of powers.
  4. Preemption.

Which clause of the U.S. Constitution provides that, within its own sphere, federal law is supreme and that state law must, in case of conflict, yield?

  1. Commerce Clause.
  2. Superior Clause.
  3. Supremacy Clause.
  4. Necessary and Proper Clause.

Describe the 2 types of Due Process.


The _____ of the constitution offers the most extensive protection for businesses.

  1. Supremacy Clause.
  2. Equal Protection Clause.
  3. Due Process Clause.
  4. Freedom of Speech Clause.

The 14th Amendment is a part of the Bill of Rights.

  1. True.
  2. False.

Which of the following is correct with regards to the powers of state government in the United States?

  1. All powers not specifically enumerated to the federal government are reserved to the states.
  2. The power over crimes is reserved to the federal government.
  3. The power over the militia is reserved to the states.
  4. The powers over the federal government are superior to every state power.

All of the sections of the Bill of Rights apply to corporations and commercial activities.

  1. True.
  2. False.
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