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TermTestAnswersS03(2) - 06-85-421 Engineering and Society...

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06-85-421 Engineering and Society Term Test Most questions are worth 2 points each, and questions 27 and 31 are worth 6 points each, for a total of 70 points. 1.) Indicate the number of distinct regions in Canada which follow a Legal System based on the British Common Law System: [a] 9 [b] 10 [c] 11 {1} OR [d] 12 {2} [e] 13 2.) Indicate the number of distinct regions in Canada which follow a Legal System based on the Napoleonic Code: [a] 1 [b] 2 [c] 3 [d] 4 [e] 5 3.) Identify the region(s) which are associated with 2.) above. Quebec ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4.) The term “equity” implies: [a] right dealing [b] spirit of fairness [c] justness [d] equal treatment {0} [e] all of the preceding {1} 5.) Courts can make decisions which are different from precedents: [a] to provide compensation through tort [b] only for documented reasons [c] to provide equitable relief [d] to ensure a decision [e] for any reason 6.) The term “Parliamentary Supremacy” refers to the capacity of parliament to: [a] pass any law [b] pass laws within its jurisdiction [c] change court decisions [d] over-rule provincial legislatures [e] none of the preceding 7.) Circle all items which are NOT necessary conditions for compensation to be awarded under tort law: [a] the defendant owed the plaintiff a duty of care [b] the duty of care owed to the plaintiff was breached by the conduct of the defendant [c] the defendant’s conduct caused the injury to the plaintiff [d] privity of contract must exist between the plaintiff and the defendant {1} [e] there must be applicable codes in existence, regulating the field of practice comprising the conduct of the defendant {2} 8.) The party who launches an appeal of a court decision is the: [a] plaintiff [b] defendant [c] appellant [d] respondent [e] none of the preceding 9.) The party who is seeking to uphold a court decision that has been made is the: [a] plaintiff [b] defendant [c] appellant [d] respondent [e] none of the preceding 10.) The party launching a court action against another party is described as the: [a] plaintiff [b] defendant [c] appellant [d] respondent [e] none of the preceding 11.) The party who is the target of a court action is described as the: [a] plaintiff [b] defendant [c] appellant [d] respondent [e] none of the preceding 12.) The type of business organization which provides the maximum protection for the personal
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