ETH 321 Week 2 Knowledge Check

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ETH 321 Week 2 Knowledge Check

Instructions

Week 2 Knowledge Check
The material presented below is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know in the content area. Rather it is a starting point for building your knowledge and skills. Additional study materials are recommended in each area below to help you master the material.
Personalized Study Guide Results:
Score: 12 / 12
Concepts Mastery Questions
Intentional business related torts 100% • 1
• 2• 3
Negligence torts 100% • 4
• 5• 6
Strict liability torts 100% • 7
• 8• 9
White collar crimes 100% • 10
• 11
• 12
Concept: Intentional business related torts
Mastery : 100% Questions : • 1
• 2• 3
Materials on the concept:
• Defamation
• Intentional Business-Related Torts
• Absolute Privilege
• Privilege Defenses to Defamation
• Fraudulent Misrepresentation
1.
Identify the true statement about a claim of defamation.
• A.
A statement must have the ability to hurt the reputation of an individual in order to qualify as defamatory.
• B.
A statement does not have to be heard by a third party in order to qualify as defamatory.
• C.
An unkind statement made against a profession as a whole is also considered defamatory.
• D.
A statement should be based on pure opinion to qualify as defamatory.

2.
Who among the following is given absolute privilege or immunity against defamation?
• A.
Journalists while covering the news
• B.
Employers while recruiting new employees
• C.
Business owners during press conferences
• D.
Congress members during congressional debates

3.
Delta Inc. has filed a lawsuit against one of its new franchisees for providing false information about the amount of its profits it would give to Delta every month. Delta has also ascertained that the incorrect information caused pecuniary damages to Delta as well as damages to its reputation. What type of business tort is illustrated in the scenario?
• A.
Fraudulent misrepresentation
• B.
Slander
• C.
Battery
• D.
Tortious interference with existing contractual relationship

Concept: Negligence torts
Mastery : 100% Questions : • 4
• 5• 6
Materials on the concept:
• Elements of Negligence
• Negligence
• Scope of “But For Test”
• Res Ipsa Loquiter
4.
What is likely to make a plaintiff's case stronger in a negligence lawsuit?
• A.
Use of the assumption of risk
• B.
Absence of a safety statute
• C.
Occurrence of misfeasance
• D.
Absence of proximate cause

5.
In cases of negligence, what is one problem in applying the but for test?
• A.
It may result in holding a tortfeasor responsible for injuries that were not foreseeable.
• B.
It relieves a defendant of all liabilities, ruling that the defendant did not owe a duty of care to the plaintiff.
• C.
It may result in limiting the liability on a defendant in cases where the plaintiff, in some way, was also responsible for the damages.
• D.
It limits the liability on the defendant in cases where a superseding event caused more damages.

6.
Which doctrine allows a plaintiff to presume that a defendant caused certain damages without describing exactly how the defendant behaved?
• A.
Comparative negligence
• B.
Res ipsa loquiter
• C.
Assumption of the risk
• D.
Actus Reus

Concept: Strict liability torts
Mastery : 100% Questions : • 7
• 8• 9
Materials on the concept:
• Torts and Products Liability
• Strict Liability Torts
• Abnormally Dangerous Activities
7.
What is true about strict liability?
• A.
It places emphasis on the intent of the tortfeasor.
• B.
It requires the plaintiff to prove duty of care and negligence.
• C.
It applies primarily to abnormally dangerous activities.
• D.
It does not apply to defective products.
8.
Venus Corp. is a building demolition company that produces large quantities of plastic explosives, which are stored in its warehouses. These warehouses are typically insulated and protected against damage. However, one day, a worker unintentionally causes an explosion in one of the warehouses, damaging buildings around it and causing injury to some individuals in the area. Which type of liability will a court most likely impose on Venus Corp.?
• A.
Strict liability
• B.
Assumption of the risk
• C.
Libel
• D.
Defamation liability
9.
Identify the basis upon which strict liability is imposed on a company for damages caused in the event of an incident.
• A.
The nature of the activity of the company
• B.
The intentions of the company
• C.
The net worth of the company
• D.
The amount of resources used by the company
Concept: White collar crimes
Mastery : 100% Questions : • 10
• 11
• 12
Materials on the concept:
• White-Collar Crime
• Fraud
• Ponzi Schemes
• Criminal Law and Procedure in Business
10.
Omega Inc. has filed a lawsuit against one of its employees. This employee has been transferring monthly sums of company money into his personal account. He has been simultaneously altering the company's financial records to indicate that the money is still in the company account. What kind of white collar crime is illustrated in the scenario?
• A.
Battery
• B.
Ponzi scheme
• C.
Embezzlement
• D.
Theft
11.
Identify the white collar crime that involves a fraudulent entity attracting investors, offering them high returns, and paying these returns, not from profits, but from investments made by subsequent investors.
• A.
Ponzi scheme
• B.
Embezzlement
• C.
Bribery
• D.
Battery

12.
Choose the correct statement about white collar crimes in the United States.
• A.
Conspiracy requires a criminal act to be carried out, not just agreed upon.
• B.
Insider trading activities can no longer by pursued by the government.
• C.
An obstruction of justice charge can stand independently.
• D.
Bribery is an offense that requires that a transaction has actually taken place, not just that money has been offered.



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