Midterm Exam (1) - College of Business, Management, Law and...

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Unformatted text preview: College of Business, Management, Law and Finance PART A: MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS..10 Marks 1. Which of the following are acceptable ways to handle a request by one's superior to act in an unethical or illegal manner? a. buy time. b. be willing to quit. c. contact another supervisor or manager. d. all of the above. 2. Bob told the others in his workgroup that they were absurd for proposing a certain idea. Such a comment is an example of: a. argumentum ad hominem b. argumentum baculum c. deontology d. the categorical imperative 3. Ted posted information on the internet concerning Lisa's failure to pay her bills on time. Such information is true. Lisa may sue Ted for: a. Defamation. b. False light. c. Public disclosure of private facts. d. Intrusion on solitude. 4. Which of the following is not an example of trespass to land? a. X chases Y onto A's front yard b. A hires B to plant trees in her yard. B leaves his tools and debris that he had promised A he would remove in the yard after his work is completed. c. A leases property to T for six months. T stays past the six months. d. None of the above 5. In order to win a negligence suit, a plaintiff must prove: a. breach of duty b. actual injury c. causation d. all of the above 6. Which of the following is not an issue regarding causation? a. Was there actual causation between breach and injury? b. Did the defendant intend to do harm? c. Was the breach a proximate cause of the injury? d. What was the effect of any intervening force arising after the breach and helping to cause the injury? 7. Under which of the following situations does strict liability apply? a. keeping naturally dangerous wild animals b. manufacture or sale of defective and unreasonably dangerous products c. both a and b d. neither a and b College of Business, Management, Law and Finance 8. A crashed into B's car while driving well above the state's speed limit. B suffers injuries as a result of the accident. Which of the following is a true statement regarding A and B? a. If A is criminally prosecuted, B cannot sue for damages. b. A can be sued by B for damages if A is not criminally prosecuted. c. A can be criminally prosecuted and B can sue A for damages. d. B can sue A for damages only if A is convicted of the crime. 9. Which of the following are requirements for copyright protection? a. the works must be fixed b. the works must be original c. the works must be creative d. all of the above 10. A trademark: a. is any word, name, symbol, devise used by a manufacturer or seller to identify its products and distinguish them from the products of competitors. b. are protected against certain impermissible uses under federal law....
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Midterm Exam (1) - College of Business, Management, Law and...

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