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Chapter 6—Consumers MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The case of MacPherson v. Buick Motor Car in 1916 changed product liability law. As a result of it, the courts a. permitted consumers to sue manufacturers with whom they had no contractual relationships. b. adopted the principle of caveat emptor. c. permitted consumers to sue the retailer from whom they had purchased the product. d. adopted the principle of strict liability. ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: p. 262 2. According to the legal doctrine of strict product liability, 3. Which statement is accurate in its description of consumer protection? 4. Legal paternalism is the doctrine that the law 5. "Puffery" is an example of which of the following deceptive or misleading advertising techniques? a. ambiguity c. psychological appeals b. exaggeration d. concealed facts ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: p. 284 6. For years Bayer aspirin advertised that it contained "the ingredient doctors recommend most." This is an example of 7. The case of FTC v. Standard Education was important in the legal transition a. toward the principle of caveat emptor.
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b. toward something like the ignorant consumer standard. c. toward the reasonable-person standard. d. that removed power from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: p. 287
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