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Debriefing: Laws and orders (the quiz)

By Derek Slater
March 16, 2012 04:23 PM ET

CSO - 1. The Senate bill called the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act became law under the name...

a. Sarbanes-Oxley Act

b. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

c. Bank Secrecy Act

d. Sherman Antitrust Act

2. The first U.S. federal computer crime law was passed in...

a. 1994

b. 1984

c. 1976

d. 1971

3. The global banking standards governing risk management and "capital adequacy" are the...

a. Basel Accords

b. The CLABE (Clave Bancaria Estandarizada)

c. Macroprudential Policy

d. Emergency Banking Act

4. The president who signed the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act into law was...

a. Jimmy Carter

b. Richard Nixon

c. Warren Harding

d. Millard Fillmore

5. The president who signed the RICO anti-corruption act into law was...

a. Jimmy Carter

b. Richard Nixon

c. Martin Van Buren

d. Abraham Lincoln

6. The section of the U.S. Code that deals with criminal law and the penal code is...

a. Title 9

b. Title 18

c. Chapter 7

d. Chapter 13

7. The European Union's privacy rules are called...

a. Data protection directive




8. Which president, seeking new national security laws, said:

"There are citizens of the United States who have poured the poison of disloyalty into the very arteries of our national life--who have sought to bring the authority and good name of our government into contempt, to destroy our industries and to debase our politics..."

a. John Adams, 1798

b. Woodrow Wilson, 1915

c. Harry Truman, 1945

d. George Bush, 2001



1. A Sarbanes-Oxley

2. B 1984's Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

3. A Basel Accords

4. A Jimmy Carter signed the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

5. B Richard Nixon signed the RICO Act

6. B Title 18

7. A The Data Protection Directive

8. B Woodrow Wilson, 1915


0-4 points = You fought the laws and the laws won

5-6 points = Average

7-8 points = Buried in paperwork

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