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The correct answer is:A. Dana was negligent in giving the stuffed animal to Bob.Question 15Pete and Dave were drinking at the same bar when Pete began insulting Dave by calling him names that were ethnically offensive. When they started to argue with each other, the bartender asked them both to leave. Pete got into his car and drove away. Angry, Dave began chasing him in his own car. When he caught up with Pete, Dave began passing Pete's car on the left. As he didso, he swerved his car toward Pete's car for the purpose of frightening Pete. Pete did not know that the car swerving toward him was Dave's, but he became frightened that it would hit him and steered away from it, striking a fire hydrant and sustaining injury. If Pete institutes an action against Dave, a court should hold Dave liable forSelect one:The correct answer is:C. both battery and assault.Question 16Pete broke into a grocery store in the middle of the night. After stealing all the money that was inthe cash register, he blew open the door of the safe with nitroglycerin and stole its contents as well. Then, as Pete was leaving, he stole a six-pack of beer. Because of poor quality control at the brewery, the beer contained a toxic ingredient. Later that night, Pete drank the beer and was made seriously ill by the toxic ingredient that it contained. In an action by Pete against the brewery, the court will most likely find forSelect one:
A. Pete, because his injury was proximately caused by the negligence ofthe brewery.Question 17Power Cooperated a nuclear power plant on the seashore just outside the city and sold electricity generated by its operations to city residents. To cool its equipment, Power Co drew water from the ocean and piped it through portions of its plant. Because this operation made the water highlyradioactive, the power company stored used water in a series of large concrete holding ponds. The water stored in this fashion was subjected to a series of procedures designed to "neutralize" it by removing the radioactivity before it was returned to the ocean. Because of an earthquake, one of the concrete holding ponds cracked, permitting several million gallons of neutralized water to escape. Although the escaping water was not radioactive, it caused substantial damage to the fields of Farmer as it passed over them. If Farmer asserts a claim against the power company for damage to his realty, the court should find for