Statutory Law: Purpose & Creation - Quiz & Worksheet


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A legally binding rule that is passed down by a controlling authority is called a _____.

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1. How do public laws differ from private laws?

2. The complete collection of all laws is known as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will measure your understanding through questions on the definition and purpose of law and the steps in the legislative process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be asked about:

  • What constitutes statutory law
  • How bills become law
  • The purpose of laws

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the role of statutory law
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the purpose of laws and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding legally binding rules created by authority
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the legislative process

Additional Learning

Go through the lesson entitled Statutory Law: Purpose & Creation for more information. This lesson was designed to meet the following objectives:

  • Define what constitutes statutory law
  • Understand the purpose of laws
  • Identify the steps in the legislative process