WEEK 4 QUIZ 1

QUESTION 1

  1. Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad addressed the issue of furnishing alcohol to minors.

     

     

3.5 points   

QUESTION 2

  1. A landowner’s highest duty is owed to licensees.

     

     

3.5 points   

QUESTION 3

  1. In strict liability, if a company sells a beverage in a can that has sharp edges and injures several consumers, it will be held liable even if it didn’t know about the problem.

     

     

3.5 points   

QUESTION 4

  1. A sports fan, injured by a hockey puck that flew into the stands during an NHL game, would be subject to the defense of assumption of the risk in a suit to recover for her injuries.

     

     

3.5 points   

QUESTION 5

  1. Bob, a weak swimmer, ignored warning signs in a recreational swimming area and went into deep water. He soon grew tired and realized that he could not make it back to shore. Seeing Kelly, he cried out for help. Kelly, however, ignored the pleas. Bob was finally saved by Dorothy but suffered brain damage from being submerged during the ordeal. Bob now sues Kelly for negligence for failing to try to save him. Bob will
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

3.5 points   

QUESTION 6

  1. In a strict liability case, the courts still consider if the defendant acted in a reasonable and prudent manner.

     

     

3.5 points   

QUESTION 7

  1. Res ipsa loquitur shifts the burden of proof from the plaintiff to the defendant.

     

     

3.5 points   

QUESTION 8

  1. Kelley went ice skating on a neighbor’s pond, but she fell through a thin area into icy waters. Kelley did not have permission to be on the property, and the neighbor did not even know that she was there. Is the neighbor liable for Kelley’s injuries?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

3.5 points   

QUESTION 9

  1. While hunting, Roger enters Adele’s property without permission and is injured by falling into a ditch that was obscured by the underbrush. Under the common law, Adele is liable for Roger’s injuries.

     

     

3.5 points   

QUESTION 10

  1. If a court applies res ipsa loquitur
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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