Legal Environment Quiz

Question 1

4 / 4 pts

Bolt Cola puts a picture of Usain Bolt on its can in order to sell more of its product. Usain Bolt did not give permission; thus, Usain Bolt can file an invasion of privacy claim against Bolt Cola.

  True

  False

 

 

Question 2

4 / 4 pts

Tom borrows a chain saw from Hank and, while using the chain saw, breaks one of the components, fails to repair the saw, and does not return it to Hank. Hank would be able to file a conversion claim against Tom.

True

False

 

 

Question 3

4 / 4 pts

Jennifer Aniston was on vacation in the Riviera on a friend’s yacht. Nude sunbathing pictures of her on her trip appear in US Weekly. Jennifer can

file a defamation action against US Weekly

file an invasion of privacy claim against US Weekly

file a trespass claim against US Weekly

none of the above, because Jennifer Aniston is a famous person

 

 

Question 4

4 / 4 pts

Frank’s car has just been repaired. When Frank exits the service station, his wheel falls off. At the same time, a woman walking down the sidewalk near the service station trips and breaks her arm. The woman would not have a claim against Frank because her injury resulted from her tripping and not the car.

True

False

 

 

Question 5

4 / 4 pts

Francisco García of the Sacramento Kings was balancing on a 75­-centimeter Ledraplastic balancing ball along with weights when the ball burst and he was injured. He fractured his right forearm and was unable to play the first four months in his first­year contract with the Kings. Francisco could file a products liability action against Ledraplastic.

True

False

 

 

Question 6

4 / 4 pts

A negligence action requires the following elements to be met.

damages

breach of a duty of care

a valid, enforceable contract existing between the parties

A and B

 

 

Question 7

4 / 4 pts

In 1994, Stella Liebeck accidentally spilled hot coffee, purchased at McDonald’s, on her lower body and suffered third­degree burns on her thighs, groin, and buttocks. Liebeck filed a claim against McDonald’s and won. This is an example of which type of tort case?

  intentional infliction of emotional distress

  product liability

  defamation

  false imprisonment

  battery

 

 

Question 8

4 / 4 pts

You have been invited to attend a baseball game with your friends. Your seats are on the third­base line. If you are hit with a ball, your case is not actionable because you were aware of the risk and voluntarily sat in those seats.

True

False

 

 

Question 9

4 / 4 pts

Torts can be intentional, unintentional, or strict liability.

True

False

 

 

Question 10

4 / 4 pts

A farmer uses a hay baler and, while the machine is running, something is caught that the farmer tries to remove by pulling on it. The farmer’s sleeve gets caught and his hand and/or arm are injured. The court would use a comparative negligence model to assess any damages to the farmer because he contributed to the injury by putting his arm near the moving equipment.

True

False

 

 

Question 11

4 / 4 pts

Tom borrows a chain saw from Hank and, while using the chain saw, breaks one of the components, fails to repair the saw, and does not return it to Hank. Hank would be able to file a conversion claim against Tom.

True

False

 

 

Question 12

4 / 4 pts

A negligence action requires the following elements to be met.

damages

breach of a duty of care

a valid, enforceable contract existing between the parties

A and B

 

 

Question 13

4 / 4 pts

Bill falsely tells Kelly and Jocelyn, prospective buyers of a neighbor’s home, that the neighbor cheated Bill in the past. This causes Kelly and Jocelyn to back out of the sale. The neighbor can bring a defamation action against Bill because

the neighbor can prove that Bill made the statement

Kelly and Jocelyn did not buy the house

Bill wrongfully interfered with a contractual relationship

A and B

 

 

Question 14

4 / 4 pts

Frank’s car has just been repaired. When Frank exits the service station, his wheel falls off. At the same time, a woman walking down the sidewalk near the service station trips and breaks her arm. The woman would not have a claim against Frank because her injury resulted from her tripping and not the car.

True

False

 

 

Question 15

4 / 4 pts

Francisco García of the Sacramento Kings was balancing on a 75­-centimeter Ledraplastic balancing ball along with weights when the ball burst and he was injured. He fractured his right forearm and was unable to play the first four months in his first­year contract with the Kings. Francisco could file a products liability action against Ledraplastic.

True

False

 

 

Question 16

4 / 4 pts

Product liability is a form of strict liability because, even if the manufacturer used the utmost care, the products are abnormally dangerous.

True

False

 

 

Question 17

4 / 4 pts

In 1994, Stella Liebeck accidentally spilled hot coffee, purchased at McDonald’s, on her lower body and suffered third­degree burns on her thighs, groin, and buttocks. Liebeck filed a claim against McDonald’s and won. This is an example of which type of tort case?

intentional infliction of emotional distress

product liability

defamation

false imprisonment

Battery

 

 

Question 18

4 / 4 pts

Say you are at a Cleveland Browns game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and are a Steelers fan. The fans around you start to heckle you, and you respond. The exchange escalates to shoving, and you fall and injure your wrist. You would have which of the following potential claims?

assault

defamation

battery

A and C

 

 

Question 19

4 / 4 pts

A farmer uses a hay baler and, while the machine is running, something is caught that the farmer tries to remove by pulling on it. The farmer’s sleeve gets caught and his hand and/or arm are injured. The court would use a comparative negligence model to assess any damages to the farmer because he contributed to the injury by putting his arm near the moving equipment.

True

False

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