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LEG 100-Week 3 Quiz 2,Questions and Answers • Question 1 3.5 out of 3.5 points Shortly after Brian started to work at Trevit, Inc., a coworker, Ann, began asking him out. Brian said no. Nev... ertheless, Ann persisted. One day Ann playfully but intentionally touched Brian “below the belt.” Which statement is correct? Selected Answer: b. Ann committed the tort of battery. Correct Answer: b. Ann committed the tort of battery. • Question 2 3.5 out of 3.5 points The single recovery principle requires a court to settle a matter once and for all by awarding a lump sum for past and future expenses. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True • Question 3 3.5 out of 3.5 points Which of the following is the general goal of compensatory damages? Selected Answer: c. to restore the plaintiff to the position he or she was in before the injury Correct Answer: c. to restore the plaintiff to the position he or she was in before the injury • Question 4 3.5 out of 3.5 points If Gloria threw a rock that hit Merle, she is liable for an intentional tort of battery only if she intended to injure or harm Merle. Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False • Question 5 0 out of 3.5 points There are four elements to a defamation case, and the plaintiff in any kind of lawsuit must prove one of the four elements to prevail. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: False • Question 6 3.5 out of 3.5 points Public officials can win a defamation case only by proving the defendant's actual malice. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True • Question 7 3.5 out of 3.5 points Working out some frustrations after a bad game, Jessica angrily hits a baseball and then sees it is flying toward the umpire. She yells, “Watch out!” The umpire ducks and the ball misses him. Since there was no physical contact, no assault or battery occurred. Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False • Question 8 3.5 out of 3.5 points Adam decided to play a practical joke on Linda, a coworker. As Linda was leaving the office one night, Adam, wearing a mask, stepped out from behind some bushes. He pointed a handgun made out of licorice at her and demanded her purse. He then pushed the candy gun to her head and told her if she told anybody he'd kill her. Linda was very scared during the whole incident. She did not think it was funny when Adam pulled the mask off and took a bite out of the gun as he gave her the purse back. Did Adam commit the tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress? Selected Answer: b. Yes, as his conduct was intentional. Correct Answer: b. Yes, as his conduct was intentional. • Question 9 3.5 out of 3.5 points Soledad tells Marco that she believes he was cheating on a biology exam and calls him a "cheater" to his face. She did not tell anyone else about her suspicions. Marco did not, in fact, cheat on the exam. Has defamation occurred? Selected Answer: c. No, because no one else received the defamatory message besides Marco. Correct Answer: c. No, because no one else received the defamatory message besides Marco. • Question 10 3.5 out of 3.5 points The idea behind punitive damages is that Selected Answer: a. certain behavior is so unacceptable that society must make an example of it. Correct Answer: a. certain behavior is so unacceptable that society must make an example of it. • Question 1 3.5 out of 3.5 points In awarding punitive damages, a court considers all of the following EXCEPT Selected Answer: c. the financial condition of the plaintiff. Correct Answer: c. the financial condition of the plaintiff. • Question 2 3.5 out of 3.5 points There are four elements to a defamation case, and the plaintiff in any kind of lawsuit must prove one of the four elements to prevail. Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False • Question 3 3.5 out of 3.5 points Which of the following statements about torts is correct? Selected Answer: b. A tortious act may also be a criminal act. Correct Answer: b. A tortious act may also be a criminal act. • Question 4 0 out of 3.5 points Adam decided to play a practical joke on Linda, a coworker. As Linda was leaving the office one night, Adam, wearing a mask, stepped out from behind some bushes. He pointed a handgun made out of licorice at her and demanded her purse. He then pushed the candy gun to her head and told her if she told anybody he'd kill her. Linda was very scared during the whole incident. She did not think it was funny when Adam pulled the mask off and took a bite out of the gun as he gave her the purse back. Which statement is correct? Selected Answer: c. Adam committed an assault but not a battery. Correct Answer: a. Adam committed an assault and a battery. • Question 5 3.5 out of 3.5 points In order for a plaintiff to win a case involving intentional infliction of emotional distress, she must prove the defendant acted in an extreme and outrageous manner. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True • Question 6 3.5 out of 3.5 points Working out some frustrations after a bad game, Jessica angrily hits a baseball and then sees it is flying toward the umpire. She yells, “Watch out!” The umpire ducks and the ball misses him. Since there was no physical contact, no assault or battery occurred. Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False • Question 7 3.5 out of 3.5 points Jim told his manager, Lana, that a coworker, Diane, had been in prison for theft. Lana checked into the matter, and when she learned that Diane had served time in prison for theft, she fired her. Selected Answer: d. Jim is not liable to Diane for defamation. Correct Answer: d. Jim is not liable to Diane for defamation. • Question 8 3.5 out of 3.5 points Which of the following statements is correct regarding the difference between tort and criminal law? Selected Answer: b. Criminal law is prosecuted by the government. Correct Answer: b. Criminal law is prosecuted by the government. • Question 9 3.5 out of 3.5 points Tipton Company makes a deal with Patton Company to purchase 100 canvas tarps. Patton's competitor, QC Industries, tells Tipton Company executives that Patton's goods are shoddy and Tipton cancels the contract with Patton. What will likely occur? Selected Answer: c. Patton will sue QC Industries for tortious interference with a contract. Correct Answer: c. Patton will sue QC Industries for tortious interference with a contract. • Question 10 3.5 out of 3.5 points Punitive damages are intended to punish the defendant for conduct that is extreme and outrageous. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True [Show More]

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