Civil Law Legal Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    What are the two types of injunctions?
  • 2. 
    Which of the following is specific performance?
    • A. 

      Defendant is required to fulfill the obligations of the contract.

    • B. 

      Defendant is ordered to give an embarrassing public performance as punishment.

    • C. 

      Defendant is ordered to agree to new terms of the contract.

  • 3. 
    Tick the boxes that accurately define rescission.
    • A. 

      Plaintiff has to give defendant back any damages.

    • B. 

      Defendant breaches the terms of a contract they had with the plaintiff.

    • C. 

      Contract is terminated, restoring both parties to the positions they were in before the contract (plaintiff doesn't have to meet agreements).

    • D. 

      Defendant is ordered to stay away from plaintiff.

  • 4. 
    Difficulties that parties may face when solving civil disputes are...
  • 5. 
    Legal Aid provides free legal assistance for all areas of civil law, anyone can get legal assistance or legal advice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False: only some areas of civil law, strict criteria for legal assistance but everyone can get legal advice.

  • 6. 
    Legal Aid is the only way of getting free legal assistance or advice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False: Law Aid can also help, pro-bono, no win no fee.

  • 7. 
    What are the four reasons for the court hierarchy?
  • 8. 
    Tick the elements of defamation.
    • A. 

      Plaintiff must be a neighbour of the defendant.

    • B. 

      Plaintiff's position in the community must be reduced because of the comment.

    • C. 

      The comment must be said directly to the plaintiff.

    • D. 

      The comment must identify the plaintiff in someway

    • E. 

      The comment must be made to a third party.

    • F. 

      The comment must be communicated to more than one other person.

  • 9. 
    What are the elements of Negligence?
    • A. 

      The plaintiff & defendant must know each other.

    • B. 

      The plaintiff must suffer harm or loss because of the defendant's act/omission.

    • C. 

      There must be a neighbour relationship between the two parties.

    • D. 

      The parties must be next-door neighbours.

    • E. 

      A duty of care must be owed to the plaintiff with the risk being foreseeable, significant & an all reasonable precautions were taken to prevent it.

  • 10. 
    What are the reasons why we need Civil Law?
    • A. 

      To charge guilty parties.

    • B. 

      Allow for avenues to seek remedies where rights have been infringed.

    • C. 

      To waste courts' time.

    • D. 

      Promote a litigious society.

    • E. 

      Protect people's rights.

    • F. 

      Enforce responsibilities.

  • 11. 
    The aggrieved party is called the plaintiff & the other party is called the defendant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A case can only have either a criminal trial/hearing or a civil hearing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False: can have both but occur separately

  • 13. 
    Civil law aims to only punish the defendant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False: and restore plaintiff to their original position

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