problem 1: Which of these is not true about a tort as distinguished from a crime?
a. The relevant law is private law.
b. The accused owes an obligation to the plaintiff.
c. The plaintiff sues the accused.
d. The usual remedy is punishment.
problem 2: Using fault or blameworthy conduct to assess liability under tort law:
a. Is the only basis for assigning tort liability under tort law.
b. Is a more onerous standard for assigning liability under tort law than is strict liability.
c. Is problematic since it is not always possible to establish fault, and this may leave deserving victims uncompensated.
d. Is problematic because it would make people liable for careless acts.
problem 3: In a strict liability tort, it is necessary to prove that:
a. The other person intended to do the specific act.
b. The other person intended to do the specific act and, in some cases, that the person intended harm.
c. A reasonable person would not have acted that way.
d. The specific act occurred.
problem 4: This intentional tort involves reasonable belief that threat of offensive bodily contact is imminent:
c. False imprisonment
problem 5: The defence of qualified privilege in a defamation case means that:
a. The statement was true.
b. The statement was made in Parliament or court.
c. The statement was made in the course of duty and in the belief that it was true.
d. The statement expressed an opinion on a matter of public interest.