Trivia Questions Quiz On Tort Law, Liability, And Damages!

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Trivia Questions Quiz On Tort Law, Liability, And Damages!

These are trivia questions quiz on tort law, liability, and damages. The law of tort lays down procedures in which someone can seek legal redress due to a loss or injury caused by another party. There are some exceptions when it comes to this law. Take up the quiz below and get to see test your understanding of the law of tort.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is "cause of action"?
    • A. 

      Legal right of injured party to bring a lawsuit against the wrongdoer

    • B. 

      Wrongful indirectly causing injury

    • C. 

      Formal written act of legislative body

    • D. 

      Right that orginatres in a consitution and protects

  • 2. 
    Wrongful act indirectly causing injury not an immediate result but a later consequence.
    • A. 

      Tresspass on the case

    • B. 

      Strict liability

    • C. 

      Cause of action

    • D. 

      Tort

  • 3. 
    What are compensatory damages?
  • 4. 
    The burden of proof in Civil Law is to prove beyond a reasonable doubt?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is needed for a class action suit?
    • A. 

      # of people with claims so large joinder and other methods impractical

    • B. 

      A lawsuit that requires 1000 plaintiffs

    • C. 

      Issues of fact or law common to all

    • D. 

      Plaintiff will do good job of repersenting interest of all

    • E. 

      Other actions are combined into one lawsuit

    • F. 

      Point raised by plaintiff are what others in the class would allege if filed serpartely.

  • 6. 
    What is a primary authority?
    • A. 

      Statements about law

    • B. 

      Statements of the law

  • 7. 
    Impose Damages are above the amount used to compensate due to __________'s __________ and __________ conduct.
  • 8. 
    What are restatements?
    • A. 

      Summaries of law

    • B. 

      Compliations of statutes

    • C. 

      Court decisions issued by appelate courts

    • D. 

      Formal written act of legistlative body

  • 9. 
    What initiates the lawsuit?
  • 10. 
    What specifies what damages the plaintiff seeks?
    • A. 

      Ad dammnum clause

    • B. 

      Summons

    • C. 

      Release

    • D. 

      Judgment

    • E. 

      Voir dire

  • 11. 
    What are penalties in Criminal Law?
    • A. 

      Imprisonment

    • B. 

      Damages

    • C. 

      Community Based Release

    • D. 

      Fines

  • 12. 
    Secondary Law are statements about the law?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False