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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 5 Torts and Cyber Torts TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS 1. Tort law provides legal remedies for property damage. ANSWER: T PAGE: 132 TYPE: + NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 2. Tort is a French word for court. ANSWER: F PAGE: 132 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 3. Punitive damages are intended to punish a wrongdoer and deter others. ANSWER: T PAGE: 133 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 4. A person may commit an intentional tort if he or she acts knowing with substantial certainty that certain consequences will result. ANSWER: T PAGE: 134 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 5. To commit an intentional tort, a person must act with a harmful motive. 65 66 UNIT ONE: THE FOUNDATIONS ANSWER: F PAGE: 134 TYPE: + NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 6. The apprehension that an assault will occur need not be reasonable. ANSWER: F PAGE: 134 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal CHAPTER 5: TORTS AND CYBER TORTS 67 7. A battery occurs only if the victim suffers actual physical harm. ANSWER: F PAGE: 134 TYPE: = NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 8. Consent is a defense to an allegation of assault, but not battery. ANSWER: F PAGE: 135 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 9. False imprisonment is a tort only if the confinement or restraint is justified. ANSWER: F PAGE: 135 TYPE: = NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 10. A store manager may delay a suspected shoplifter if the manager has probable cause to justify delaying the suspect. ANSWER: T PAGE: 135 TYPE: = NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 11. Slander involves the oral communication of defamatory language. ANSWER: T PAGE: 136 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 12. Defamation involves wrongfully hurting a persons good reputation. ANSWER: T PAGE: 136 TYPE: + NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 13. A written defamatory statement must be communicated to a third party to be actionable. ANSWER: T PAGE: 138 TYPE: + 68 UNIT ONE: THE FOUNDATIONS NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 14. An unauthorized scan of a bank account cannot be an invasion of privacy. ANSWER: F PAGE: 140 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Reflective AICPA Legal 15. An illegal search can be an invasion of privacy. ANSWER: T PAGE: 140 TYPE: = NAT: AACSB Reflective AICPA Legal 16. Puffery is fraud. ANSWER: F PAGE: 143 TYPE: = NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 17. Unintentionally causing a party to break a contract may constitute wrong-ful interference with a contractual relationship. ANSWER: F PAGE: 146 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Reflective AICPA Legal 18. Bona fide competitive behavior can constitute wrongful interference with a contractual relationship....
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