Ch07-TB2-WBL-10e

Ch07-TB2-WBL-10e - Chapter7 NegligenceandStrictLiability

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Chapter 7 Negligence and Strict Liability N.B.:   TYPE  indicates that a question is new, modified, or unchanged, as  follows. N A question  new  to this edition of the Test Bank. + A question  modified  from the previous edition of the Test Bank, = A question  included  in the previous edition of the Test Bank. TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS 1. A   reasonable   person   standard   determines   whether   allegedly   negligent  conduct resulted in a breach of a duty of care. ANSWER: T PAGE: 140 TYPE: N 2. Individuals are expected to exercise a reasonable standard of care in their  activities. ANSWER: T PAGE: 140 TYPE: N 3. Liability   for   negligence   requires   intending   certain   consequences   or   be- lieving that they will occur. 63
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64 TEST BANK 2—UNIT TWO: TORTS AND CRIMES ANSWER: F PAGE: 140 TYPE: N 4. If a person breaches a duty of care and another person suffers an injury, the  breach must have caused the harm for liability to result. ANSWER: T PAGE: 140 TYPE: N 5. To avoid liability for negligence, a business owner must protect its patrons  against  all  risks. ANSWER: F PAGE: 141 TYPE: + 6. Causation in fact can exist even if the plaintiff’s injury would have occurred  without the defendant’s act. ANSWER: F PAGE: 143 TYPE: N 7. Liability for negligence requires a finding of causation in fact   and   a de- termination of proximate cause. ANSWER: T PAGE: 143 TYPE: N 8. For purposes of establishing negligence, causation in fact exists if an injury  would have occurred even without the defendant’s act. ANSWER: F PAGE: 143 TYPE: N 9. Proximate cause exists when the connection between an act and an injury  is strong enough to justify imposing liability. ANSWER: T PAGE: 144 TYPE: N 10. An assumption of risk defense does  not  require that a risk be voluntarily  assumed.
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NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT LIABILITY 65 ANSWER: F PAGE: 145 TYPE: + 11. A person assumes  any  risk that is different from or greater than the risk  normally carried by an activity. ANSWER: F PAGE: 145 TYPE: + 12. Assumption of risk can be raised as a defense in a negligence suit. ANSWER: T PAGE: 145 TYPE: N 13. In a comparative negligence state, if a plaintiff is found to be 30 percent  negligent, the award against the defendant will be reduced by 70 percent. ANSWER: F PAGE: 148 TYPE: = 14. Only a   foreseeable   intervening event can break the connection between a  wrongful act and an injury to another. ANSWER:
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Ch07-TB2-WBL-10e - Chapter7 NegligenceandStrictLiability

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