Test Your Knowledge About Contract Law, Property Law And Tort! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Contract Law, Property Law And Tort! Trivia Quiz

Test Your Knowledge About Contract Law, Property Law, And Tort through this trivia Quiz. These laws cover some of the most common problems that businesses face as they try to meet their objectives. Would you be a helpful law advisor to an organization based on your knowledge of these laws? Take up this test and get to find out! All the best.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Wrongdoing in private law.
  • 2. 
    Wrongdoing in public law.
  • 3. 
    How you should act?
  • 4. 
    Remedial, how to act when primary duty is broken, usually compensatory damages?
  • 5. 
    Source of primary obligation of tort.
  • 6. 
    Source of primary obligations of contract.
  • 7. 
    Typical compensation for tort.
  • 8. 
    Typical compensation for breach of contract.
  • 9. 
    Insured pays price for protection.
  • 10. 
    Being liable for another's tort.
  • 11. 
    Requirements for vicarious liability: 
  • 12. 
    Sources of compensation outside of tort law.
  • 13. 
    Liability without intention or negligence.
  • 14. 
    Defendant held liable if his non-natural use of land if something escapes from his land and injures the plaintiff.
  • 15. 
    The threat of contact without actual contact.
  • 16. 
    Actual contact without warning.
  • 17. 
    It is a tort.............to violate the privacy of another.
  • 18. 
    Unjustified confinement within a fixed area.
  • 19. 
    Defendant improperly causes the plaintiff to be prosecuted.
  • 20. 
    Intentional interference with land (unauthorized entry).
  • 21. 
    Elements of trespass to land.
  • 22. 
    Movable property.
  • 23. 
    Immovable property.
  • 24. 
    An order to do or not do something by the court
  • 25. 
    Interference with plaintiff's personal property
  • 26. 
    Interference of chattels so serious as to justify restitution of the chattels full value
  • 27. 
    Plaintiff's chattel was taken and defendant refused to give it back so plaintiff initiates a: 
  • 28. 
    Two parties hurt another economically
  • 29. 
    Plaintiff suffers loss because of defendant's threat to commit an unlawful act against plaintiff or 3rd party
  • 30. 
    Wrongdoer >direct threat against plaintiff causing loss
  • 31. 
    Wrongdoer > pressured 3rd party to hurt plaintiff
  • 32. 
    Disruption of contract between plaintiff and another
  • 33. 
    Directly cause breach of plaintiff and 3rd party
  • 34. 
    for direct inducement to breach of contract, plaintiff must prove
  • 35. 
    Eg. physically prevented 3rd party to go to work
  • 36. 
    Defendant commits unlawful act for purpose of cause a loss for plaintiff
  • 37. 
    Occurs if the defendant makes a false statement and knows it, and intends to mislead plaintiff causing a loss
  • 38. 
    Interfering with ones enjoyment of their land
  • 39. 
    elements of nuisance
  • 40. 
    forms of nuisance
  • 41. 
    False statement that may damage reputation 
  • 42. 
    for defamation, plaintiff must prove
  • 43. 
    presumptions of defamation
  • 44. 
    Less permanent defamation
  • 45. 
    More permanent type of defamation
  • 46. 
    defenses to defamation
  • 47. 
    No liability even if statement made in bad faith
  • 48. 
    Available only if: defendant has legal, moral, social obligation to make the statement / statement is made to someone who had similar duty or interest in receiving it BUT still liable if it was made in bad faith
  • 49. 
    Honest opinion on matter of public importance
  • 50. 
    Defamation of a business, false statement about business causing a loss
  • 51. 
    Defendant falsely said plaintiff does not own a particular piece of land
  • 52. 
    This requires the occupier to protect visitors from harm
  • 53. 
    Person who does not have permission to enter premises
  • 54. 
    Person who has permission to enter but does not further occupiers economic interest (social guest)
  • 55. 
    Person who has permission to enter and furthers the occupiers economic interest (customer)
  • 56. 
    Person who enters a contract to use the premises but not its services (hotel guest but not a dinner guest)
  • 57. 
    occupiers obligation: not to intentionally or recklessly injure
  • 58. 
    occupiers obligation: same as trespasser PLUS to protect from only KNOWN dangers
  • 59. 
    occupiers obligation: same as trespasser and licensee PLUS to remove and warn against dangers and potential dangers that occupier KNOWS or SHOULD know about
  • 60. 
    occupiers obligation: same as trespasser, licensee, invitee PLUS occupier must make premises as REASONABLY safe as possible
  • 61. 
    complete defenses for intentional torts
  • 62. 
    partial defenses for intentional torts
  • 63. 
    Liability for careless behavior
  • 64. 
    for negligence plaintiff must prove: 
  • 65. 
    obligation to use caution to avoid harm to plaintiff
  • 66. 
    element of duty of care, a test to see if a reasonable person would have foreseen a risk of loss
  • 67. 
    determines how defendant with duty should act
  • 68. 
    losses caused by carelessly manufactured products
  • 69. 
    defendant's carelessness caused plaintiff to suffer a loss 
  • 70. 
    a test to see if the act directly caused the harm
  • 71. 
    standard of proof, claim must be probably true
  • 72. 
    if the plaintiff was unusually vulnerable to a loss
  • 73. 
    plaintiff's own carelessness added to the loss
  • 74. 
    forms of defense of contributory negligence 
  • 75. 
    this allows court to apportion liability 
  • 76. 
    plaintiff accepted the risk of loss and legal risk (giving up right to sue)
  • 77. 
    plaintiff suffered loss while engaging in illegal activity
  • 78. 
    bc act involving transferring ownership of tangible things for money
  • 79. 
    the act of transferring ownership from seller to buyer
  • 80. 
    unconditional sale of specific goods in deliverable state (property passes when contract is made)
  • 81. 
    seller required to do some act to put specific goods into deliverable state (property passes when seller has performed act and buyer is notified)
  • 82. 
    seller required to do some act to establish price of specific goods in deliverable state
  • 83. 
    specific goods delivered "on sale or on return" (property passes when buyer signifies approval or buyer adopts transaction or lapse of fixed period/ reasonable time)
  • 84. 
    sale by condition regarding what product looks/sounds like
  • 85. 
    sale by condition regarding trial of product
  • 86. 
    condition regarding merchantability
  • 87. 
    condition regarding appropriateness for purpose 
  • 88. 
    buyer must pay agreed price for goods
  • 89. 
    seller's right to retain possession until buyer pays price
  • 90. 
    seller instructs carrier to not deliver goods as buyer was unable to pay