The Law Of Negligence

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Negligence Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Who is ones legal Neighbour
  • 2. 
    Donoghue v Stevenson established the neighbour principle
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The case of Caparo Industries plc v Dickman established
    • A. 

      Foresight, proximity and Fairness

    • B. 

      Reasonableness, foresight and fairness

    • C. 

      Proximity, remoteness and foresight

    • D. 

      Damages,public polices and reasonableness

  • 4. 
    This is the main case that establishes; no damages can be claimed for pure economic loss
  • 5. 
    The case of Ross v Caunters is an exception to the rule that damages for pure economic loss cannot be recovered. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the Bolam test
  • 7. 
    These are exceptions to the rule,that there is no liability for an omission to act
    • A. 

      Undertaking, Special Relationship, Control of 3rd party who causes damage and Control of land or dangerous things

    • B. 

      Control of land or dangerous things, consent and foresight

    • C. 

      Reasonable man, proximity and undertaking

    • D. 

      Fairness, brothers keeper and special relationship

  • 8. 
    The best known definition of res ipsa loquitur is in the case of
  • 9. 
    The requirements of the defence of Volenti is
    • A. 

      Voluntary, Agreement and Made in full knowledge of the nature and extent of the risk

    • B. 

      Made in full knowledge of the nature and extent of the risk, proximity and consent

    • C. 

      Guilty, reasonable and voluntary

    • D. 

      Agreement, foresight and risky

  • 10. 
    If a plaintiff voluntarily disregards warnings and assumes the risk of certain dangers, but is injured through the negligence of the defendant from an entirely different source of danger, of which she was not and could not have been aware, and of whose existence it was the duty of the defendant to warn, then the plaintiff’s failure to heed the warning does not constitute contributory negligence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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