Assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress

Subject: Business / Management
Question
Question 1
Assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and defamation are examples of
negligent torts
intentional torts
unintentional torts
criminal tort acts
3 points

Question 2
If Jeff tells Tom that he believes that AT&T stock will sell low tomorrow because of a problem with technology and Tom sells his stock, this is an example of
Wire Fraud
SEC
Insider Trading
RICO
3 points

Question 3
If Bob tries to shoot Tim but the gun is out of bullets, Bob is not guilty of shooting a gun at another person because Bob does not have the necessary mens rea?
True

False

3 points

Question 4
If the Jones crime family commits one act of racketeering they can be charged under the RICO statute?
True

False

3 points

Question 5
If Tim takes Tom’s computer but thinks it is his own he lacks the actus reas for larceny.
True

False

3 points

Question 6
If Jeff takes Inc.’s funds and puts them into his own account, he can be guilty of embezzlement?
True

False

3 points

Question 7
If Joe cosigns for a car for Jim and Jim does not pay the car company can collect from Joe even if Joe did not understand the contract he signed.
True

False

3 points

Question 8
The DC Greats are playing soccer, kick the ball out of bounds and the ball hits the windshield of a passing car, the car begins to swerve. In the mean time a bird flies into the windshield causing the car to hit a tree, the bird would be an example of a
superseding cause
but for cause
proximate cause
contributory damages
3 points

Question 9
If Suzie walks into Tim’s neighbor’s fence that is hooked up to an electric box and has a large lightening bolt on the side, the court may hold that Tim may not be liable because
Suzie used inappropriate cost-benefit
Tim’s crime was a petty offense
Tim lacked the actus reas
Suzie actions violated the reasonable person standard
3 points

Question 10
If Mike hits Tom but Tom has his eyes closed, Tom is most likely not guilty of assault.
True

False

3 points

Question 11
If Joe thinks he breaks into Jim’s house and starts a fire but Joe is actually been given the house Joe is likely guilty of
arson
burgulary
arson and burglary
negligence
3 points

Question 12
Which of the following are elements of negligence
duty, breach, causation, damages
actus reas, mens rea
intentional torts and unintentional torts
consideration, duty, breach, damages
3 points

Question 13
If Jim is a customer at Shopko and he slips, Jim’s status as a customer can help prove negligence because
There is comparative negligencce
Shopko owes Jim a duty as a customer
Jim is a tortfeasor
Jim has committed battery
3 points

Question 14
If James takes Ellen’s diamond-studded watch from her desk at work while Ellen is at lunch and does not return it, he may be guilty of the crime of:

battery

forgery
arson
larceny.

3 points

Question 15
If Sam threatens Jill with a knife but doesn’t, in fact, touch her, Jill may sue for ________ if she honestly believed that Sam could hurt her.
battery

felony

assault

misdemeanor

3 points

Question 16
When a misrepresentation has been made to a consumer and the misrepresentation results in an injury, which of the following could serve as a basis for liability?
Fraud

Assumption of risk
Product misuse

Breach of privity
3 points

Question 17
Cyber crime can best be defined as:
a crime against property.

not a new type of crime but a new way of committing crime-in cyberspace.
a crime that necessarily also involves a tort.

organized crime.

3 points

Question 18
Luisa, in a hurry to get to her business law class on time, backs out of her driveway without taking the usual care and accidentally runs into Tony’s 2005 Toyota Camry, causing $2,500 worth of damage to Tony’s car. Luisa has committed which tort?
Negligence
Conversion
Slander
Invasion of privacy
3 points

Question 19
A misdemeanor is often for a petty offense
True

False

3 points

Question 20
Two notions serve as the basis for all torts: wrongs and compensation.

True

False

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