Ch06-TB2-WBL-10e

Ch06-TB2-WBL-10e - Chapter6 IntentionalTorts

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 6 Intentional Torts 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. Some torts are crimes. ANSWER: T PAGE: 120 TYPE: = 2. To commit an intentional tort, a person need  not  act with a harmful motive. ANSWER: T PAGE: 121 TYPE: = 3. An assault may be committed when a person acts in a way so as to create  an apprehension of offensive contact in the distant future. ANSWER: F PAGE: 121 TYPE: = 4. The apprehension that an assault will occur need not be reasonable. ANSWER: F PAGE: 121 TYPE: N 5. Libel involves the written communication of defamatory language. ANSWER: T PAGE: 122 TYPE: N 53
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
54 TEST BANK 2—UNIT TWO: TORTS AND CRIMES 6. Defamation is one person’s use of another’s name without permission. ANSWER: F PAGE: 122 TYPE: N
Background image of page 2
CHAPTER 6: INTENTIONAL TORTS 55 7. A store manager may delay a suspected shoplifter if the manager has  probable cause to justify delaying the suspect. ANSWER: T PAGE: 122 TYPE: = 8. Slander involves the oral communication of defamatory language. ANSWER: T PAGE: 122  TYPE: = 9. A written defamatory statement must be communicated to a third party to  be actionable. ANSWER: T PAGE: 122 TYPE: + 10. Defamation involves wrongfully hurting a person’s good reputation. ANSWER: T PAGE: 122 TYPE: + 11. The use of a person’s likeness for commercial purposes without permission  is  not  an invasion of privacy. ANSWER: F PAGE: 124 TYPE: N 12. Puffery is fraud. ANSWER: F PAGE: 125 TYPE: = 13. Any lawful contract can form the potential basis for an action based on  wrongful interference with a contractual relationship. ANSWER: T PAGE: 126 TYPE: = 14. To commit trespass to land, a person does not need to harm the land. ANSWER: T PAGE: 128 TYPE: = 15. If it can be shown that a trespass to personal property was warranted, a  complete defense exists. ANSWER: T PAGE: 129 TYPE: N
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
56 TEST BANK 2—UNIT TWO: TORTS AND CRIMES 16. Publishing false information about another’s product, alleging that it is not  what its seller claims, constitutes the tort of conversion. ANSWER: F PAGE: 131 TYPE: N
Background image of page 4
CHAPTER 6: INTENTIONAL TORTS 57 17. There is no defense (except innocence) to a charge of conversion. ANSWER: F PAGE: 131 TYPE: N 18. Publishing false information about another’s product is trade libel. ANSWER:
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 6
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course ACCT 361 taught by Professor Mint during the Spring '11 term at CUNY Queens.

Page1 / 17

Ch06-TB2-WBL-10e - Chapter6 IntentionalTorts

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online