Legal Studies Quiz - Tort Law

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A quiz about legal studies, tort law.


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  • 1. 
    What is the type of tort law in McDonald’s Restaurants v. Morris & Steel, 1990?
  • 2. 
    Case Study:After surgery, a patient realises that a pair of scissors has been left inside them.  They decide to sue the hospital they went to for negligence.  Who is the plaintiff in the case?
    • A. 

      The hospital

    • B. 

      The patient

  • 3. 
    Negligence, defamation and trespass are all kinds of tort law.  What is the fourth type?
  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a principle of defamation?
    • A. 

      Duty of care breached

    • B. 

      Statement refers to the plaintiff

    • C. 

      The defendant committed an act/omission which caused inconvenience to the plaintiff

    • D. 

      Absolute Privilege

  • 5. 
    In the case of Anderson, et. al v. PG&E, 1993, who is the defendant?
  • 6. 
    Case Study:A pedestrian crossed a road without looking, and consequently was hit by a speeding car.  The pedestrian sued the driver for negligence.  What defence may the driver use?
    • A. 

      Remoteness of Damage

    • B. 

      Absolute Privilege

    • C. 

      Legalised by prescription

    • D. 

      Contributory Negligence

    • E. 

      Justification