Chap005 - Chapter 005 Administrative Law Chapter 005...

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Chapter 005 : Administrative Law Chapter 005 : Administrative Law Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. An administrative agency is a governmental body responsible for the control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest. BT: Knowledge P O: 1 True False 2. Administrative agencies rarely regulate economic matters. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 3. When the agency is established, the legislature usually specifies the purpose and the powers of the agency, and the actions the agency may take in carrying out the intentions of the law. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 4. Administrative agencies customarily embody all three functions of government. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 5. The legislative branch at all levels of government consists of elected representatives who have the responsibility for passing laws that do not consider the will of the people. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False
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6. The courts at the federal level are district courts, appeals courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 7. Each state has several levels of courts: trial courts, appeals courts, and a supreme court. BT: Knowledge P O: 2 True False 8. An agency regulates economic matters such as price, entry into a particular geographical area, or entry into a particular kind of business. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 9. An administrative hearing conducted by an administrative agency is in some respects like an informal court trial. BT: Knowledge PO: 4 True False 10. The executive function of the consumer protection agency includes the daily operations of the agency and the establishment of general policies and objectives. BT: Knowledge P O: 5 True False 11. The rules and regulations established by the consumer protection agency resemble the decisions reached in a court of law. BT: Knowledge PO: 5 True False
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12. The hearings conducted by an administrative agency provide for a jury. BT: Knowledge P O: 5 True False 13. After administrators are appointed and approved, it is generally difficult to remove them. BT: Knowledge PO: 5 True False 14. Courts frequently reverse the decisions of an administrative agency. BT: Knowledge PO: 5 True False 15. To determine whether an administrative agency has abused its authority, the courts are guided by the statutes that established the agency and by the constitutions of the United States and the individual states. BT: Knowledge P O: 5 True False 16. A number of critics allege that certain administrative agencies have been "captured" by the enterprises they were created to regulate. BT: Knowledge PO: 6 True False 17. In many cases, the need for specialized expertise in a given area can usually come only from the industry being regulated. BT: Knowledge PO: 6 True False 18. The insurance industry is a very simple industry. BT: Knowledge PO: 6 True False
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