Answers: is unforeseeable. arises intentionally. arises by accident. is always substantial. Question 22 Opinion is generally a valid defense in a defamation lawsuit because it is not meant to be a factual statement. Selected Answer: Tru e Answers: Tru e Fals e Question 23 Public officials and public figures receive less protection from defamation than ordinary people. Selected Answer: Tru e Answers: Tru e Fals e Question 24 Punitive damages are intended to punish the defendant for conduct that is extreme and outrageous. Selected Answer: Tru e Answers: Tru e Fals e Question 25 Rodney was employed by Deluxe Discount Store. Rodney's manager directed him to check the prices of dog food at Huge Savings Store. The manager of Huge Savings Store saw Rodney writing down prices and
WorkfileContents.docx asked him to leave. Rodney, fearful that he would be fired by Deluxe, refused to leave. Rodney committed the tort of: Selected Answer: trespass. Answers: larceny. trespass. misrepresenta tion. conversion. Question 26 The elements in a defamation case are: Selected Answer: defamatory statement; falseness; communication; and injury. Answers: defamatory statement; falseness; communication; and injury. a contract; knowledge of the contract; improper inducement; injury. false or misleading fact statements; statements in commercial advertising; likelihood of harm. duty; breach of duty; proximate causation; and damages. Question 27 The intentional tort of battery involves conduct in which: Selected Answer: the defendant intended to harm the plaintiff. Answers: the defendant intended to harm the plaintiff. the defendant intended a certain physical act which ends up injuring someone. injuries are caused to someone because of the defendant’s neglect or oversight. there is resulting punishment, including prison, for the defendant. Question 28 The tort of exploitation prohibits someone from peeping through your window or wiretapping your telephone. Selected Answer: Fals e Answers: Tru e
WorkfileContents.docx Fals e Question 29 Theft is to the criminal law as ____ is to the civil law. Selected Answer: appropriat ing Answers: stealing appropriat ing conversio n trespass Question 30 Trein, Inc. entered into a one-year, $1 million contract with Mia, a sports celebrity, to promote Trein's products. E-presto Inc., a competitor of Trein, was interested in having Mia promote its products and knew of her contract with Trein. E-presto offered Mia a three-year, $5 million contract. Mia left Trein and signed with E-presto. Which statement is correct? Selected Answer: Mia is liable for tortious interference with a contract. Answers: Trein is liable for tortious interference with a contract. Mia is liable for tortious interference with a contract. E-presto is liable for tortious interference with a contract.
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