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Unformatted text preview: 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #17 Malice is a required element in all defamation cases. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #10 The media have a qualified privilege in defamation cases. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #39 Proximate cause is the same thing as causation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 0% 2. Fals e Score: 0/1 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #61 HIPAA is a federal law for medical privacy. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #62 The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act only applies to the collection, use, and distribution of medical information by physicians.. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #6 Galley, Inc. has a contract for operating the kitchen at the Palm Crest Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mealco has approached Palm Crest's director of operations and stated, "Look, sign with us. We'll take care of whatever damages you owe Galley." Mealco's statements: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. cons titute the tort of negli genc e. 2. cons titute the tort of contr act interf eren 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #52 Contributory negligence is a complete defense to negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #45 John Reisen posted the following message in a chat room, " MIC Corporation will have to restate its earnings for the past 3 years. Its CEO will resign in disgrace because he is responsible." The message is false and MIC Corporation's shares lose 45% of their value before the company can stop the rumor. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Reis en has not com mitte d defa mati on beca use ther e are no dam ages to the com pany , 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #7 In most states, letters of reference are exempt from liability for defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #37 Driving with brakes in need of replacement is not a breach of duty. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #30 Absolute privilege is a federal protection while qualified privilege is a state protection. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 0% 2. Fals e Score: 0/1 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #33 James Keller was an employee at Radical Boards, Inc. Radical Boards is a surf and skateboard shop that also sells clothing. While employed there, Radical Board's principal shareholder discovered that Keller had created peep holes in the shop's dressing rooms. When confronted with the peep holes, Keller denied every using them and indicated that they were there to prevent shoplifting. The shop manager was told to fire Keller. Shortly after Keller left, a 16­year­old and her mother filed suit because the teen learned, through conversations with Keller, that he had seen her in the dressing room while she was trying on swimming suits. Keller was able to describe her not­generally­seen birthmarks to her. Radical Boards: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. has not com mitte d any tort beca use watc hing cust ome rs in dres sing roo ms 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #2 How many people must have heard or read a statement for there to be publication for purposes of defamation? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. one 2. at least two 3. it must be hear d simu ltane ousl 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #1 Which of the following statements would qualify for a defamation action (assuming the statement is false)? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. "He pled guilt y to a viola tion of cam paig n contr ibuti on laws. " 2. "All corp orate 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #58 When skiing, those participating assume the risk of poorly marked trails. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #26 Which of the following is not an intentional tort? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. batte ry 0% 2. inva sion of priva cy 3. false impri son ment 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #6 Public figures must prove malice to establish a case of defamation against a newspaper. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #71 Posting false information in a chat room is not sufficient to establish defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 0% 2. Fals e Score: 0/1 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #40 The purpose of causation is to tie the breach of duty to the resulting injury. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #8 "Car dealers are crooked" is an example of actionable defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #35 With reference to #s 33 and 34, suppose that Radical Board's manager simply verifies employment for the camp director. During Keller's first month at the camp, he is able to gain access to the girls at night and sexually assaults 3 of them. The girls' parents have brought suit against the camp as well as Radical Boards. The camp: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is not liabl e for the crimi nal cond uct of empl oyee s that was not auth orize d. 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #46 Businesses are never liable for criminal activity on their premises. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #13 The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is a prop erty tort. 2. requi res proo f of som e phys ical har m befor e ther e can 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #37 Driving with brakes in need of replacement is not a breach of duty. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #63 Britney Spears is an example of a public figure for purposes of proving malice. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #34 Keller has applied for a position at a summer camp for girls, ages 14­18. The camp director had called Radical Board's manager and asked for a reference on Keller. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. Radi cal Boar d enjo ys a privil ege agai nst defa mati on if 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #36 With reference to #s 33, 34, and 35, Radical Boards: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. has no liabili ty for the subs eque nt acts of termi nate d empl oyee s. 2. enjo ys an 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #17 Malice is a required element in all defamation cases. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #6 Galley, Inc. has a contract for operating the kitchen at the Palm Crest Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mealco has approached Palm Crest's director of operations and stated, "Look, sign with us. We'll take care of whatever damages you owe Galley." Mealco's statements: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. cons titute the tort of contr act interf eren ce. 100 % 2. none of the abov e 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #21 Which of the following does not enjoy an absolute privilege to charges of defamation? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. All of the abov e carry abso lute privil eges . 2. mem bers of Con gres s whil e spea 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #37 A dentist makes a mistake while she is working on a patient. The dentist will be held to a reasonable_____ standard. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. citiz en 2. denti st 3. pers on 0% 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #30 A tort with very few or no defenses is a _____ tort. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. priva te 2. strict liabili ty 3. polic y or proc edur al 0% 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #22 Negligence is available as a tort remedy only when the breach of duty is a statutory violation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 0% 2. Fals e Score: 0/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #29 The "But for" test: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. has been elimi nate d as the caus ation test in negli genc e case s. 0% 2. none of the abov 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #11 Testimony in a court room is not privileged for purposes of defamation actions. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #3 A false statement that impeaches someone's honesty is defamatory. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #7 Galley, Inc. has a contract for operating the kitchen at the Palm Crest Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mealco has approached Palm Crest's director of operations and stated, "Look, sign with us. We'll take care of whatever damages you owe Galley." Suppose Mealco added the following phrase, "Galley is going under fast. They haven't paid rent in five months and their rent is $15,000 per month." Galley is current on its rent, and its rent is $5000 per month. Mealco's statements: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. cons titute the tort of negli genc e. 2. none of the abov e 0% 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #68 Posting false information about a person to an Internet blog would be publication. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #28 There are three invasion of privacy torts. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #38 A breach of duty can still be established for negligence cases even when the defendant has complied with the law. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #68 Posting false information about a person to an Internet blog would be publication. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #13 The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. requi res proo f of som e phys ical har m befor e ther e can be reco very. 2. is a 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #33 A newspaper running a picture of Julia Roberts’ twins has invaded her privacy. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #9 A­Plus Linens sent the following notice to John C. Lincoln Hospital: "We'll pay you. Drop your current linen service and we'll give you $5 for every 100 pounds of linen you send our way." The notice sent by A­plus: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is inva sion of priva cy. 2. is defa mato ry. 0% 3. none 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #44 In an opinion column published in wallstreetbuzz.com, a columnist wrote, “James Jackson, CEO of Blain Investments, now posting an $8 billion write­down, has robbed shareholders blind through his accounting slights of hand. Jackson insists that he has scruples. I don’t know about that but if he does have scruples you can bet they belong to somebody else.” The columnist: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is prote cted from defa mati on liabili ty unde r the opini on/a naly sis quas i­ privil ege. 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #11 If a defendant in a defamation suit holds a qualified privilege: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. the plain tiff will be requi red to prov e addit ional elem ents to reco ver. 2. the defe 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #44 The Palsgraf case expanded the notion of causation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #2 How many people must have heard or read a statement for there to be publication for purposes of defamation? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. one 2. at least two 3. it must be hear d simu ltane 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #21 Which of the following does not enjoy an absolute privilege to charges of defamation? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. witn esse s in a court heari ng 2. new spap er repo rting witn ess testi mon y from a 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #39 Proximate cause is the same thing as causation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #1 A tort is a private wrong carrying criminal penalties. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #72 Defamation cannot exist in cyberspace because there is no evidence that someone heard or understood the statements. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #21 The disclosure of private but true facts is not an invasion of privacy. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #14 The tort of contract interference does not require proof of intent to interfere with the contract. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #26 Asking a buyer to break their existing contract with another supplier is tortious interference. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #2 Slander is oral defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #49 The reasonable and prudent person standard is not used for establishing contributory negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #20 In torts, kicking another person would be considered: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. strict liabili ty. 2. an inten tiona l tort. 100 % 3. negli genc e. 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #22 Negligence is available as a tort remedy only when the breach of duty is a statutory violation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #66 The reasonable person standard is the standard of duty for purposes of establishing negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #33 James Keller was an employee at Radical Boards, Inc. Radical Boards is a surf and skateboard shop that also sells clothing. While employed there, Radical Board's principal shareholder discovered that Keller had created peep holes in the shop's dressing rooms. When confronted with the peep holes, Keller denied every using them and indicated that they were there to prevent shoplifting. The shop manager was told to fire Keller. Shortly after Keller left, a 16­year­old and her mother filed suit because the teen learned, through conversations with Keller, that he had seen her in the dressing room while she was trying on swimming suits. Keller was able to describe her not­generally­seen birthmarks to her. Radical Boards: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. coul d be held liabl e unde r a theo ry of negli gent failur e to supe rvise . 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #45 "Negligence in the air" is the standard of liability the Palsgraf case established. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #68 Posting false information about a person to an Internet blog would be publication. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #43 Representative Pete Stark said the following in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, “You’re going to spend it to blow up innocent people if we can get enough kids to grow old enough for you to send to Iraq to get their heads blown off for the president’s amusement.” Representative Stark: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. both a and c 2. is prote cted from defa mati on liabili ty beca use of 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #52 Contributory negligence is a complete defense to negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #1 Which of the following statements would qualify for a defamation action (assuming the statement is false)? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. "All corp orate type s are selfi sh." 2. "He pled guilt y to a viola tion of cam paig n 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #16 The shopkeeper's privilege is a defense to false imprisonment if the detention is reasonable. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #32 A newspaper photographer entering a delivery room and taking a picture of Julia Roberts delivering her twins has invaded her privacy. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #53 Few states follow the doctrine of contributory negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #29 The use of someone's voice for commercial purposes without their permission is appropriation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #40 When compensatory damages are substantial, the United States Supreme Court ruled that punitive damages are allowable if the ratio of punitive damages to compensatory damages is: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. 1:1. 2. 2:1. 3. 1:2. 0% 4. 3:1. 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #24 Invasion of privacy is a tort of negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #7 In most states, letters of reference are exempt from liability for defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #65 The employer privilege statutes provide employers with some defenses for candor in references. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #25 Punitive damages are: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. gene rally not avail able in tort case s. 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #19 Hamburger Hamlets, Inc. is a chain of fast­food restaurants. Its major competitor is Sam's Sandwiches, Inc. Sam's Sandwiches' public relations vice president issued the following statement, "We have documented proof that Hamburger Hamlets uses horse meat in its burgers." Which of the following statements is true? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Sam' s is liabl e for negli genc e. 2. Sam' s is liabl e for publi c discl osur e of 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #48 A landowner who sets traps on his property to injure or kill anyone entering his property does not violate any landowner duty. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #25 HIPAA is a federal privacy law that concerns medical information. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #42 Comparative negligence, if established, is a complete defense to negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #29 The "But for" test: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. has been elimi nate d as the caus ation test in negli genc e case 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #18 The distinguishing element between intentional torts and negligent torts is: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. inten t. 100 % 2. level of dam ages . 3. caus ation . 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #8 Jane Mitchell, age 16, was shopping at her neighborhood Osco Drug Store. She had been looking at magazines as she waited for a friend. She decided to purchase a Tiger Beat magazine and then wait for her friend outside the store. She paid for the magazine, but as she headed for the door, the store manager used the store's loudspeaker system to announce, "You, with the green hair and the maroon Doc Marten's on. Yes, you, by the front of the store. I saw you take that magazine. Stop right there. I have a gun pointed at you." The manager's actions: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. are prote cted by the shop keep er's privil 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #38 A breach of duty can still be established for negligence cases even when the defendant has complied with the law. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #1 A tort is a private wrong carrying criminal penalties. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #28 Proximate cause: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. need not be prov ed in ever y negli genc e case . 0% 2. is no long er an elem ent of negli 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #44 In an opinion column published in wallstreetbuzz.com, a columnist wrote, “James Jackson, CEO of Blain Investments, now posting an $8 billion write­down, has robbed shareholders blind through his accounting slights of hand. Jackson insists that he has scruples. I don’t know about that but if he does have scruples you can bet they belong to somebody else.” The columnist: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. cann ot be prote cted from defa mati on liabili ty by the 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #7 Galley, Inc. has a contract for operating the kitchen at the Palm Crest Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mealco has approached Palm Crest's director of operations and stated, "Look, sign with us. We'll take care of whatever damages you owe Galley." Suppose Mealco added the following phrase, "Galley is going under fast. They haven't paid rent in five months and their rent is $15,000 per month." Galley is current on its rent, and its rent is $5000 per month. Mealco's statements: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. are cove red unde r the shop keep er's privil ege. 2. are defa mato ry. 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #27 Which of the following is not a breach of duty for purposes of establishing negligence? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. drivi ng whil e intox icate d 2. drivi ng with out one' s glas ses as requi red on your 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #22 The shopkeeper's privilege applies: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. only if a secu rity guar d is used by the store . 2. even if the shop keep er mad e a good ­faith 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #36 With reference to #s 33, 34, and 35, Radical Boards: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. has no liabili ty to the girls or their pare nts. 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #25 Punitive damages are: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. often awar ded in case s of contr act interf eren ce. 100 % 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #43 Assumption of risk is a complete defense to negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #62 The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act only applies to the collection, use, and distribution of medical information by physicians.. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #58 When skiing, those participating assume the risk of poorly marked trails. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #27 To establish the tort of false imprisonment, there must have been some physical harm. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #18 Newspapers have an absolute privilege with respect to defamation suits. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 0% 2. Fals e Score: 0/1 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #66 The reasonable person standard is the standard of duty for purposes of establishing negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 0% 2. True Score: 0/1 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #45 John Reisen posted the following message in a chat room, " MIC Corporation will have to restate its earnings for the past 3 years. Its CEO will resign in disgrace because he is responsible." The message is false and MIC Corporation's shares lose 45% of their value before the company can stop the rumor. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. both b and c 2. Reis en has com mitte d the tort of defa mati on. 100 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #72 Defamation cannot exist in cyberspace because there is no evidence that someone heard or understood the statements. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #3 Which of the following would not be classified as libel? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. a true state ment 100 % 2. a new spap er articl e with untr ue state ment s 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #35 The failure to follow industry code is a breach of duty. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #50 Proximate cause need not be established in negligence cases. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #46 Businesses are never liable for criminal activity on their premises. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #68 Posting false information about a person to an Internet blog would be publication. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 0% 2. True Score: 0/1 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #69 Opinion and analysis of a person’s conduct are not defamation if the underlying facts are correct. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #15 Which of the following defenses to negligence serves as a complete bar to recovery? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. com para tive negli genc e 3. both a 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #32 A witness testifying at trial about the trial has a(n) _____ privilege. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. spou sal 2. abso lute 3. quali fied 0% 4. temp 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #59 Writing a glowing letter of recommendation for someone in your organization who was accused of misconduct without mention of the charges can result in liability. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #23 The Burnett v. National Enquirer, Inc.case is a famous one involving defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #30 A tort with very few or no defenses is a _____ tort. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. polic y or proc edur al 2. one­ side d 3. strict liabili ty 100 % 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #2 How many people must have heard or read a statement for there to be publication for purposes of defamation? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. it must be hear d simu ltane ousl y by at least two peop le 2. at least two 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #6 Galley, Inc. has a contract for operating the kitchen at the Palm Crest Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mealco has approached Palm Crest's director of operations and stated, "Look, sign with us. We'll take care of whatever damages you owe Galley." Mealco's statements: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. cons titute the tort of negli genc e. 2. none of the abov e 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #65 The employer privilege statutes provide employers with some defenses for candor in references. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #37 A dentist makes a mistake while she is working on a patient. The dentist will be held to a reasonable_____ standard. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. pers on 2. phys ician 3. citiz en 4. 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #48 A landowner who sets traps on his property to injure or kill anyone entering his property does not violate any landowner duty. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #9 A­Plus Linens sent the following notice to John C. Lincoln Hospital: "We'll pay you. Drop your current linen service and we'll give you $5 for every 100 pounds of linen you send our way." The notice sent by A­plus: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. is defa mato ry. 3. is inva 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #36 Landowners owe duties to people who enter their property. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #40 The purpose of causation is to tie the breach of duty to the resulting injury. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #10 The media have a qualified privilege in defamation cases. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #39 Proximate cause is the same thing as causation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #54 Employer privilege statutes are those that provide employers with defenses to defamation suits when they have shared information on former employees with prospective employers. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #66 The reasonable person standard is the standard of duty for purposes of establishing negligence. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #40 When compensatory damages are substantial, the United States Supreme Court ruled that punitive damages are allowable if the ratio of punitive damages to compensatory damages is: Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. 2:1. 2. 1:1. 100 % 3. 1:2. 4. 3:1. 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #34 Keller has applied for a position at a summer camp for girls, ages 14­18. The camp director had called Radical Board's manager and asked for a reference on Keller. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Radi cal Boar d enjo ys a privil ege agai nst defa mati on if it discl oses the peep hole story . 100 % 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #44 In an opinion column published in wallstreetbuzz.com, a columnist wrote, “James Jackson, CEO of Blain Investments, now posting an $8 billion write­down, has robbed shareholders blind through his accounting slights of hand. Jackson insists that he has scruples. I don’t know about that but if he does have scruples you can bet they belong to somebody else.” The columnist: Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. cann ot be prote cted from defa mati on liabili ty by the 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #14 Which of the following is not an element of negligence? Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. duty 2. reckl ess disre gard 100 % 3. brea ch of duty 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #6 Galley, Inc. has a contract for operating the kitchen at the Palm Crest Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mealco has approached Palm Crest's director of operations and stated, "Look, sign with us. We'll take care of whatever damages you owe Galley." Mealco's statements: Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. cons titute the tort of negli genc e. 2. none of the abov e 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #12 The tort of false imprisonment: Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. requi res proo f of emot ional distr ess. 2. no long er exist s in state s that have adop ted the 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #68 Posting false information about a person to an Internet blog would be publication. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #13 The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress: Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is a prop erty tort. 2. requi res proo f of som e phys ical har m befor e ther e can be 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #50 Proximate cause need not be established in negligence cases. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #51 A radio broadcast would be considered slander because it is spoken. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #2 Slander is oral defamation. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #11 Testimony in a court room is not privileged for purposes of defamation actions. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #4 Public figures: Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. can seek a retra ction , but can neve r reco ver dam ages for defa mati on. 2. can neve 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #28 Proximate cause: Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is no long er an elem ent of negli genc e. 2. is the sam e as caus ation . 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #29 The "But for" test: Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is the test for caus ation . 100 % 2. none of the abov e 3. has 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #8 Jane Mitchell, age 16, was shopping at her neighborhood Osco Drug Store. She had been looking at magazines as she waited for a friend. She decided to purchase a Tiger Beat magazine and then wait for her friend outside the store. She paid for the magazine, but as she headed for the door, the store manager used the store's loudspeaker system to announce, "You, with the green hair and the maroon Doc Marten's on. Yes, you, by the front of the store. I saw you take that magazine. Stop right there. I have a gun pointed at you." The manager's actions: Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. are prote cted by the shop keep er's privil ege. 2. were exce ssive but 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #26 Asking a buyer to break their existing contract with another supplier is tortious interference. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #31 The use of someone's photo for commercial purposes without their permission is invasion of privacy. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #33 James Keller was an employee at Radical Boards, Inc. Radical Boards is a surf and skateboard shop that also sells clothing. While employed there, Radical Board's principal shareholder discovered that Keller had created peep holes in the shop's dressing rooms. When confronted with the peep holes, Keller denied every using them and indicated that they were there to prevent shoplifting. The shop manager was told to fire Keller. Shortly after Keller left, a 16­year­old and her mother filed suit because the teen learned, through conversations with Keller, that he had seen her in the dressing room while she was trying on swimming suits. Keller was able to describe her not­generally­seen birthmarks to her. Radical Boards: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. coul d be held liabl e unde r a theo ry of negli gent failur e to supe rvise . 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #45 "Negligence in the air" is the standard of liability the Palsgraf case established. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #68 Posting false information about a person to an Internet blog would be publication. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #43 Representative Pete Stark said the following in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, “You’re going to spend it to blow up innocent people if we can get enough kids to grow old enough for you to send to Iraq to get their heads blown off for the president’s amusement.” Representative Stark: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. both a and c 2. is prote cted from defa mati on liabili ty beca use of 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #52 Contributory negligence is a complete defense to negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #1 Which of the following statements would qualify for a defamation action (assuming the statement is false)? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. "All corp orate type s are selfi sh." 2. "He pled guilt y to a viola tion of cam paig n 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #16 The shopkeeper's privilege is a defense to false imprisonment if the detention is reasonable. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #32 A newspaper photographer entering a delivery room and taking a picture of Julia Roberts delivering her twins has invaded her privacy. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #53 Few states follow the doctrine of contributory negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #29 The use of someone's voice for commercial purposes without their permission is appropriation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #40 When compensatory damages are substantial, the United States Supreme Court ruled that punitive damages are allowable if the ratio of punitive damages to compensatory damages is: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. 1:1. 2. 2:1. 3. 1:2. 0% 4. 3:1. 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #24 Invasion of privacy is a tort of negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #7 In most states, letters of reference are exempt from liability for defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #65 The employer privilege statutes provide employers with some defenses for candor in references. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #25 Punitive damages are: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. gene rally not avail able in tort case s. 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #19 Hamburger Hamlets, Inc. is a chain of fast­food restaurants. Its major competitor is Sam's Sandwiches, Inc. Sam's Sandwiches' public relations vice president issued the following statement, "We have documented proof that Hamburger Hamlets uses horse meat in its burgers." Which of the following statements is true? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Sam' s is liabl e for negli genc e. 2. Sam' s is liabl e for publi c discl osur e of 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #48 A landowner who sets traps on his property to injure or kill anyone entering his property does not violate any landowner duty. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #25 HIPAA is a federal privacy law that concerns medical information. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #42 Comparative negligence, if established, is a complete defense to negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #29 The "But for" test: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. has been elimi nate d as the caus ation test in negli genc e case 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #22 Negligence is available as a tort remedy only when the breach of duty is a statutory violation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #51 A radio broadcast would be considered slander because it is spoken. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #60 The Supreme Court recently ruled that in cases with substantial compensatory damages, punitive damages that do not exceed a 3:1 ratio are acceptable. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #1 Which of the following statements would qualify for a defamation action (assuming the statement is false)? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. "All corp orate type s are selfi sh." 2. "Acc ount ants will sign off on anyt hing. " 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #40 The purpose of causation is to tie the breach of duty to the resulting injury. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #47 Assumption of risk is not a defense unless there was full information prior to the risk being assumed. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 0% 2. True Score: 0/1 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #16 The shopkeeper's privilege is a defense to false imprisonment if the detention is reasonable. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #10 The media have a qualified privilege in defamation cases. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #19 Hamburger Hamlets, Inc. is a chain of fast­food restaurants. Its major competitor is Sam's Sandwiches, Inc. Sam's Sandwiches' public relations vice president issued the following statement, "We have documented proof that Hamburger Hamlets uses horse meat in its burgers." Which of the following statements is true? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Sam' s is liabl e for defa mati on. 100 % 2. Sam' s is liabl e for publi c discl osur e of 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #9 A­Plus Linens sent the following notice to John C. Lincoln Hospital: "We'll pay you. Drop your current linen service and we'll give you $5 for every 100 pounds of linen you send our way." The notice sent by A­plus: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is contr act interf eren ce. 100 % 2. is defa mato ry. 3. is 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #31 The use of someone's photo for commercial purposes without their permission is invasion of privacy. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #29 The use of someone's voice for commercial purposes without their permission is appropriation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #9 Members of Congress enjoy an absolute privilege for their speech while on the floor. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 0% 2. True Score: 0/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #8 "Car dealers are crooked" is an example of actionable defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #31 Which of the following constitutes a defamatory statement (assuming the statements are untrue)? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. "I don't think you'll be happ y with their work ." 2. "All peop le from Kent ucky are 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #11 Testimony in a court room is not privileged for purposes of defamation actions. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #45 John Reisen posted the following message in a chat room, " MIC Corporation will have to restate its earnings for the past 3 years. Its CEO will resign in disgrace because he is responsible." The message is false and MIC Corporation's shares lose 45% of their value before the company can stop the rumor. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. both b and c 3. Reis 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #36 With reference to #s 33, 34, and 35, Radical Boards: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. has no liabili ty to the girls or their pare nts. 2. enjo ys an empl oyer privil ege and imm unity 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #69 Opinion and analysis of a person’s conduct are not defamation if the underlying facts are correct. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #17 Malice is a required element in all defamation cases. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #4 Non­public figures need not prove publication in their suits for defamation. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #35 With reference to #s 33 and 34, suppose that Radical Board's manager simply verifies employment for the camp director. During Keller's first month at the camp, he is able to gain access to the girls at night and sexually assaults 3 of them. The girls' parents have brought suit against the camp as well as Radical Boards. The camp: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is not liabl e for the crimi nal cond uct of empl oyee s that was not auth orize d. 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #46 Businesses are never liable for criminal activity on their premises. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #13 The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is a prop erty tort. 2. requi res proo f of som e phys ical har m befor e ther e can 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #37 Driving with brakes in need of replacement is not a breach of duty. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #63 Britney Spears is an example of a public figure for purposes of proving malice. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #34 Keller has applied for a position at a summer camp for girls, ages 14­18. The camp director had called Radical Board's manager and asked for a reference on Keller. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. Radi cal Boar d enjo ys a privil ege agai nst defa mati on if 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #36 With reference to #s 33, 34, and 35, Radical Boards: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. has no liabili ty for the subs eque nt acts of termi nate d empl oyee s. 2. enjo ys an 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #17 Malice is a required element in all defamation cases. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #6 Galley, Inc. has a contract for operating the kitchen at the Palm Crest Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mealco has approached Palm Crest's director of operations and stated, "Look, sign with us. We'll take care of whatever damages you owe Galley." Mealco's statements: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. cons titute the tort of contr act interf eren ce. 100 % 2. none of the abov e 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #21 Which of the following does not enjoy an absolute privilege to charges of defamation? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. All of the abov e carry abso lute privil eges . 2. mem bers of Con gres s whil e spea 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #37 A dentist makes a mistake while she is working on a patient. The dentist will be held to a reasonable_____ standard. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. citiz en 2. denti st 3. pers on 0% 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #30 A tort with very few or no defenses is a _____ tort. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. priva te 2. strict liabili ty 3. polic y or proc edur al 0% 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #22 Negligence is available as a tort remedy only when the breach of duty is a statutory violation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 0% 2. Fals e Score: 0/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #29 The "But for" test: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. has been elimi nate d as the caus ation test in negli genc e case s. 0% 2. none of the abov 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #11 Testimony in a court room is not privileged for purposes of defamation actions. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #3 A false statement that impeaches someone's honesty is defamatory. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #7 Galley, Inc. has a contract for operating the kitchen at the Palm Crest Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mealco has approached Palm Crest's director of operations and stated, "Look, sign with us. We'll take care of whatever damages you owe Galley." Suppose Mealco added the following phrase, "Galley is going under fast. They haven't paid rent in five months and their rent is $15,000 per month." Galley is current on its rent, and its rent is $5000 per month. Mealco's statements: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. cons titute the tort of negli genc e. 2. none of the abov e 0% 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #68 Posting false information about a person to an Internet blog would be publication. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #28 There are three invasion of privacy torts. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #38 A breach of duty can still be established for negligence cases even when the defendant has complied with the law. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #68 Posting false information about a person to an Internet blog would be publication. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #13 The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. requi res proo f of som e phys ical har m befor e ther e can be reco very. 2. is a 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #33 A newspaper running a picture of Julia Roberts’ twins has invaded her privacy. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #9 A­Plus Linens sent the following notice to John C. Lincoln Hospital: "We'll pay you. Drop your current linen service and we'll give you $5 for every 100 pounds of linen you send our way." The notice sent by A­plus: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is inva sion of priva cy. 2. is defa mato ry. 0% 3. none 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #44 In an opinion column published in wallstreetbuzz.com, a columnist wrote, “James Jackson, CEO of Blain Investments, now posting an $8 billion write­down, has robbed shareholders blind through his accounting slights of hand. Jackson insists that he has scruples. I don’t know about that but if he does have scruples you can bet they belong to somebody else.” The columnist: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is prote cted from defa mati on liabili ty unde r the opini on/a naly sis quas i­ privil ege. 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #11 If a defendant in a defamation suit holds a qualified privilege: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. the plain tiff will be requi red to prov e addit ional elem ents to reco ver. 2. the defe 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #44 The Palsgraf case expanded the notion of causation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #2 How many people must have heard or read a statement for there to be publication for purposes of defamation? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. one 2. at least two 3. it must be hear d simu ltane 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #21 Which of the following does not enjoy an absolute privilege to charges of defamation? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. witn esse s in a court heari ng 2. new spap er repo rting witn ess testi mon y from a 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #39 Proximate cause is the same thing as causation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #1 A tort is a private wrong carrying criminal penalties. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #72 Defamation cannot exist in cyberspace because there is no evidence that someone heard or understood the statements. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #21 The disclosure of private but true facts is not an invasion of privacy. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #14 The tort of contract interference does not require proof of intent to interfere with the contract. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #26 Asking a buyer to break their existing contract with another supplier is tortious interference. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #2 Slander is oral defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #49 The reasonable and prudent person standard is not used for establishing contributory negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #20 In torts, kicking another person would be considered: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. strict liabili ty. 2. an inten tiona l tort. 100 % 3. negli genc e. 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #22 Negligence is available as a tort remedy only when the breach of duty is a statutory violation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #66 The reasonable person standard is the standard of duty for purposes of establishing negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #33 James Keller was an employee at Radical Boards, Inc. Radical Boards is a surf and skateboard shop that also sells clothing. While employed there, Radical Board's principal shareholder discovered that Keller had created peep holes in the shop's dressing rooms. When confronted with the peep holes, Keller denied every using them and indicated that they were there to prevent shoplifting. The shop manager was told to fire Keller. Shortly after Keller left, a 16­year­old and her mother filed suit because the teen learned, through conversations with Keller, that he had seen her in the dressing room while she was trying on swimming suits. Keller was able to describe her not­generally­seen birthmarks to her. Radical Boards: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. coul d be held liabl e unde r a theo ry of negli gent failur e to supe rvise . 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #45 "Negligence in the air" is the standard of liability the Palsgraf case established. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #68 Posting false information about a person to an Internet blog would be publication. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #43 Representative Pete Stark said the following in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, “You’re going to spend it to blow up innocent people if we can get enough kids to grow old enough for you to send to Iraq to get their heads blown off for the president’s amusement.” Representative Stark: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. both a and c 2. is prote cted from defa mati on liabili ty beca use of 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #52 Contributory negligence is a complete defense to negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #1 Which of the following statements would qualify for a defamation action (assuming the statement is false)? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. "All corp orate type s are selfi sh." 2. "He pled guilt y to a viola tion of cam paig n 7. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #16 The shopkeeper's privilege is a defense to false imprisonment if the detention is reasonable. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #32 A newspaper photographer entering a delivery room and taking a picture of Julia Roberts delivering her twins has invaded her privacy. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #53 Few states follow the doctrine of contributory negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #29 The use of someone's voice for commercial purposes without their permission is appropriation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #40 When compensatory damages are substantial, the United States Supreme Court ruled that punitive damages are allowable if the ratio of punitive damages to compensatory damages is: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. 1:1. 2. 2:1. 3. 1:2. 0% 4. 3:1. 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #24 Invasion of privacy is a tort ofnegligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #7 In most states, letters of reference are exempt from liability for defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 14. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #65 The employer privilege statutes provide employers with some defenses for candor in references. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #25 Punitive damages are: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. gene rally not avail able in tort case s. 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #19 Hamburger Hamlets, Inc. is a chain of fast­food restaurants. Its major competitor is Sam's Sandwiches, Inc. Sam's Sandwiches' public relations vice president issued the following statement, "We have documented proof that Hamburger Hamlets uses horse meat in its burgers." Which of the following statements is true? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Sam' s is liabl e for negli genc e. 2. Sam' s is liabl e for publi c discl osur e of 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #48 A landowner who sets traps on his property to injure or kill anyone entering his property does not violate any landowner duty. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 1/1 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #25 HIPAA is a federal privacy law that concerns medical information. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #42 Comparative negligence, if established, is a complete defense to negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 0% Score: 0/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #29 The "But for" test: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. none of the abov e 2. has been elimi nate d as the caus ation test in negli genc e case 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #40 The purpose of causation is to tie the breach of duty to the resulting injury. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #14 Which of the following is not an element of negligence? Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. reckl ess disre gard 100 % 2. caus ation 3. brea ch of duty 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #7 Galley, Inc. has a contract for operating the kitchen at the Palm Crest Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mealco has approached Palm Crest's director of operations and stated, "Look, sign with us. We'll take care of whatever damages you owe Galley." Suppose Mealco added the following phrase, "Galley is going under fast. They haven't paid rent in five months and their rent is $15,000 per month." Galley is current on its rent, and its rent is $5000 per month. Mealco's statements: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. are cove red unde r the shop keep er's privil ege. 2. cons titute the tort 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #64 Opinion commentary is not defamation. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #12 The tort of false imprisonment: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. requi res proo f of som e actu al dam age to the plain tiff. 2. no long er exist s in 12. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #18 Newspapers have an absolute privilege with respect to defamation suits. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #38 Which of the following is prohibited under HIPAA? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Calli ng a patie nt at work who has requ este d no calls there . 2. A com puter scre en in a 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #62 The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act only applies to the collection, use, and distribution of medical information by physicians.. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 100 % Score: 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #27 Which of the following is not a breach of duty for purposes of establishing negligence? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. drivi ng with out one' s glas ses as requi red on your licen se 2. drivi ng whil e 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #36 Landowners owe duties to people who enter their property. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 1. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #3 Which of the following would not be classified as libel? Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. a spee ch at a Vete ran's Day para de 2. a new spap er articl e with untr ue state 2. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #5 Only libel requires proof of publication. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 4. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #10 The media have a qualified privilege in defamation cases. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #47 Assumption of risk is not a defense unless there was full information prior to the risk being assumed. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 8. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #35 The failure to follow industry code is a breach of duty. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #36 With reference to #s 33, 34, and 35, Radical Boards: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. enjo ys an empl oyer privil ege and imm unity agai nst such litiga tion. 2. migh t be held liabl 10. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #24 Which of these would not be considered as damages for defamation? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Decr ease d busi ness 2. Lost busi ness 3. Hurt feeli ngs 100 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #32 A witness testifying at trial about the trial has a(n) _____ privilege. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. abso lute 100 % 2. temp orar y 3. spou sal 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #7 Galley, Inc. has a contract for operating the kitchen at the Palm Crest Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mealco has approached Palm Crest's director of operations and stated, "Look, sign with us. We'll take care of whatever damages you owe Galley." Suppose Mealco added the following phrase, "Galley is going under fast. They haven't paid rent in five months and their rent is $15,000 per month." Galley is current on its rent, and its rent is $5000 per month. Mealco's statements: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. are defa mato ry. 2. none of the abov e 0% 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #17 Which of the following statements best describes the property protection given a singer's voice? Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. The voic e is give n the sam e prote ction as the face or liken ess. 2. No prote ction 17. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #61 HIPAA is a federal law for medical privacy. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 19. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #23 A local liquor store posts the checks of customers that are returned from the bank. The store manager says the public display of the checks is a good way to deter other bad­check writers. The display of the checks is: Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. defa mati on. 0% 2. none of the abov e 3. prote cted by a 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #25 HIPAA is a federal privacy law that concerns medical information. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #30 Absolute privilege is a federal protection while qualified privilege is a state protection. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 6. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #41 The Arizona Daily Desert View carried a story on a recent E­Coli problem in a Phoenix fast food restaurant. The story included a history of Arizona E­Coli incidents and indicated that the Saguaro Grill had an E­Coli problem in 1999 that resulted in the hospitalization of seven customers. The owner of the Saguaro Grill called the newspaper and complained because the newspaper was rehashing an incident from nearly 10 years ago that damaged its reputation. The Arizona Daily Desert View: Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. is liabl e to the Sag uaro Grill for defa mati on. 0% 2. none of the 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #54 Employer privilege statutes are those that provide employers with defenses to defamation suits when they have shared information on former employees with prospective employers. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #27 To establish the tort of false imprisonment, there must have been some physical harm. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #43 Assumption of risk is a complete defense to negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 0% 2. True Score: 0/1 16. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question MC #45 John Reisen posted the following message in a chat room, " MIC Corporation will have to restate its earnings for the past 3 years. Its CEO will resign in disgrace because he is responsible." The message is false and MIC Corporation's shares lose 45% of their value before the company can stop the rumor. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. both b and c 0% 2. none of the abov e 3. Reis 18. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #41 Contributory negligence, if established, is a complete defense to negligence. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #59 Writing a glowing letter of recommendation for someone in your organization who was accused of misconduct without mention of the charges can result in liability. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 2. True 100 % Score: 1/1 5. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #12 The tort of contract interference requires knowledge of an existing contract between two parties. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 0% 2. True Score: 0/1 15. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #57 To establish assumption of risk, the defendant must show that the plaintiff was aware of the risk and accepted it voluntarily. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 2. Fals e 0% Score: 0/1 9. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #34 Speeding is a breach of duty for negligence purposes. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 0% 2. True Score: 11. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #55 Assumption of the risk requires knowledge of the risk and voluntarily doing it. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 100 % 2. Fals e Score: 1/1 20. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #15 The tort of false imprisonment requires proof of some actual injury. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 0% 2. Fals e Score: 0/1 13. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #19 Crimes and torts are mutually exclusive: whichever is sought, the other is prohibited. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. True 0% 2. Fals e Score: 0/1 3. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #13 Contract interference is remedied by a suit for breach of contract. Stud ent Res pon se e Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 100 % 2. True Score: 1/1 23. CHAPTER 8: BUSINESS TORTS Question TF #70 A screensaver program that uses the likeness of a person is commercial appropriation. Stud ent Res se e pon Valu Corr ect wer Fee ck Ans dba 1. Fals e 0% 2. True Score: 0/2 ...
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