The Negligence Quiz! Trivia

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The Negligence Quiz! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The three elements of negligence are:
    • A. 

      Duty of care, breach of duty and foreseeability.

    • B. 

      Duty of care, foreseeability and standard of care.

    • C. 

      Damage suffered, damage caused by the defendant's negligence and damages not too remote from the defendant's negligent act.

    • D. 

      Duty of care, breach of duty and damages.

  • 2. 
    To prove that the plaintiff suffered damage as a result of the defendant's breach of duty, the following must be shown:
    • A. 

      Damage was suffered, the damage was caused by the defendant's negligence and the damage was not too remote from the defendant's negligent act.

    • B. 

      Personal injury, physical damage to property, emotional harm (such as nervous shock), and economic loss.

    • C. 

      Duty of care, breach of duty and damages.

    • D. 

      That the damage was not too remote from the defendant's negligent act.

  • 3. 
    There are a number of different types of damage including:
    • A. 

      Personal injury.

    • B. 

      Physical damage to property.

    • C. 

      Emotional harm (such as nervous shock).

    • D. 

      Economic loss.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    When considering whether the damage was caused by the defendant's negligence, the court asks
    • A. 

      Did the defendant cause the harm or did someone else cause the harm?

    • B. 

      Did the defendant breach his or her duty of care?

    • C. 

      Was nervous shock suffered by the plaintiff?

    • D. 

      Could the defendant have done something to help the plaintiff?

  • 5. 
    If the damages caused are too remote from the defendant's negligent act:
    • A. 

      The defendant will be found negligent.

    • B. 

      The plaintiff will not have established their case.

    • C. 

      The plaintiff will win the case.

    • D. 

      The courts wil only consider nervous shock damages.

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