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10.E: Assessment Questions

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    1. What is administrative law?

    Administrative law is also referred to as regulatory and public law. It is the law that is related to administrative agencies. Administrative agencies are established by statutes and governed by rules, regulations and orders, court decisions, judicial orders, and decisions.

    1. Administrative agencies are created by:
      1. The president.
      2. The judicial branch.
      3. The Constitution.
      4. Congress.
    2. The FDA stands for:
      1. The First Drug Administration.
      2. The Federal Drug Administration.
      3. The Food and Drug Administration.
      4. The Food and Diet Administration.


    1. Explain the goal of the Federal Trade Commission.
    2. How does the FDA fulfill its role?

    The FDA was created to protect the public’s health. The agency’s responsibilities are very broad. The agency fulfills its role by ensuring the safety and effectiveness of drugs consumed by people and animals, biological products, medical devices, food, and cosmetics.

    1. Who appoints leaders to run administrative agencies?
      1. The President.
      2. Congress.
      3. The judges.
      4. None of these are correct.
    2. The process of assigning authority to administrative agencies is called:
      1. An assignment.
      2. A directive.
      3. A passing.
      4. A delegation.


    1. What’s the role of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)?
    2. The Bureau of Economics concentrates on all but the following:
      1. Consumer protection investigation.
      2. Rulemaking.
      3. Lower prices for consumers.
      4. Economic impact of government regulation.


    1. Explain the purpose of the Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”).

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