Intentional Torts Against People

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Intentional Torts Against People - Quiz

This quiz will see how much you know about Intentional torts against people. There will be 10 questions. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A town makes a law saying all homeless people must go to a shelter if it is below 35' so they do not freeze. Mr. Tophat says he wants to sleep on the streets and it is his right to be able to. He also feels it is not safe in a shelter. The next night he is arrested and put into a shelter. The day after his arrest he talks to a public-interest law firm to sue the city for false imprisonment. How would you decide this case? How does it serve the public interest?
  • 2. 
    What was the most interesting thing you learned about torts?
  • 3. 
    What were the three types of torts shown in our video?
  • 4. 
    What is Battery?
    • A. 

      When a person intentionally causes a harmful or offensive contact with another person.

    • B. 

      When a person intentionally puts someone in fear of an immediate harmful or offensive contact

    • C. 

      A group of electric cells for furnishing electric current

  • 5. 
    What is false imprisonment?
    • A. 

      Being in prison when you are innocent.

    • B. 

      If a person prevents another person's freedom of movement with out their consent for any amount of time.

  • 6. 
    When a landlord tells a resident that their monthly rent check has bounced, even though it didn't, and they need to be out by the next day, what could the people sue the landlord for?
    • A. 

      False imprisonment

    • B. 

      Battery

    • C. 

      Assault

    • D. 

      Intentional infliction of emotional distress

  • 7. 
    Could a drunk person under arrest sue for false imprisonment?
    • A. 

      Yes because he did not want to go

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    What is slander
    • A. 

      Something that is false and could ruin a reputation

    • B. 

      Type of reptile

    • C. 

      Being arrested for no reason

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