BLCh5 - Ch5 26) Which of the following is not one of the...

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Ch5 26) Which of the following is not one of the general categories of torts? A) strict liability B) rational C) negligence D) intentional 27) What is the definition of a tort? A) any violation of an ethical duty B) any crime or misdemeanor C) any action done in violation of a prior agreement that allows the victim to recover damages D) any civil wrong that allows the injured person to recover damages E) any conduct by one party that is objected to by another 28) Damages intended to punish a defendant and deter the defendant from engaging in the same tortuous conduct in the future are called: A) penalty damages B) retribution damages C) punitive damages D) preventative damages E) nominal damages 29) The tort of assault differs from the tort of battery in which of the following ways? A) Assault is an intentional tort and battery relates to negligence. B) Assault is a strict liability tort. C) Assault requires the plaintiff to show that he or she was aware of the immediate danger. D) Assault requires proof of each of the separate elements of negligence. E) Assault claims may be brought on future threats, whereas battery claims may not. 30) The doctrine applied when someone intends to cause injury to a certain person, but instead actually causes that injury to a different person is: A) transferred intent B) innocent bystander C) multiple victim D) misplaced consequence E) res ipsa loquitur 31) How is false imprisonment defined? A) being held in jail when no formal charges have been filed B) the intentional confinement or restraint of another without authority of justification and without that person's consent C) the holding in prison of one who was convicted of a crime that the person did not commit D) a confinement caused when one accidentally causes another to be confined without that person's consent 32) Assuming that statutory requirements are met, what is protected under merchant protection statutes? A) Merchants are protected from the intentional torts of their customers. B) Merchants are protected from product disparagement claims of their competitors. C) Merchants are protected from product disparagement claims of their suppliers. D) Merchants are protected from false imprisonment claims of persons detained on suspicion of shoplifting. E) Customers are protected from the negligent conduct of merchants. 76
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33) What differs in a defamation suit when the plaintiff is a public figure, as opposed to when the plaintiff is not a public figure? A) Punitive damages are available. B) The plaintiff need not prove actual injury to the reputation. C) The plaintiff can recover even when the statement is a mere opinion. D) The plaintiff must prove that the statement was made with malice. E) The plaintiff must prove that the statement was made in writing.
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