Business Law (Chapters 3 & 4)

Question 1 5 / 5 pts Negligence per se occurs..

Business Law (Chapters 3 & 4)

Question 1

5 / 5 pts
Negligence per se occurs when a defendant, in a case of negligence, has violated a law that was enacted in order to prevent the type of injury that occurred.

True

False

Question 2

5 / 5 pts
The act of giving false information on a government form can be an example of:

treason.

perjury.

false pretenses.

forgery.

Question 3

5 / 5 pts
For an act to be considered defamatory, it is necessary to show that the harmful statement was made in such a way that others heard or read it.

True

False

IncorrectQuestion 4

0 / 5 pts
A completely fictitious individual who is assumed to have the “judgment and skill” one would expect from a person with the strengths and limitations of the person whose behavior is being judged is:

a person with a high IQ.

a person of ordinary prudence.

a person with a criminal background.

a person with a legal background.

Question 5

5 / 5 pts
A person can be charged with creating a public nuisance by causing loud noises, creating foul odors, shining bright lights, or diverting a stream.

True

False

Question 6

5 / 5 pts
A private wrong that causes injury to another person’s physical well-being, property, or reputation is called a tort.

True

False

Question 7

5 / 5 pts
A misdemeanor is a less serious offense than a ______.

civil wrong

blue-collar crime

felony

tort

Question 8

5 / 5 pts
Burning to defraud is a special category of crime under arson providing for the punishment of persons who burn their own property with the aim of collecting insurance money.

True

False

Question 9

5 / 5 pts
If the person accused of defamation had a special privilege in making the defamatory statement, such as an attorney in a court proceeding who accuses a witness of lying, the person who claims he or she was defamed:

can make defamatory statement against attorney.

can recover damages.

cannot recover damages.

can file a suit of defamation.

Question 10

5 / 5 pts
Vicarious negligence is the charging of a negligent act of one person onto another.

True

False

Question 11

5 / 5 pts
Examples of misdemeanors include all of the following except ______.

use of illegal measuring devices

bribery

thefts of small amounts of money

traffic offenses

Question 12

5 / 5 pts
Slander is the spreading of damaging words or ideas about a person, directly or indirectly, in all other forms not considered libel.

True

False

Question 13

5 / 5 pts
A misdemeanor is a more serious offense than a felony.

True

False

Question 14

5 / 5 pts
A private wrong that causes injury to physical well-being, property, or reputation of another person is called a(n) ______.

crime

tort

accident

misunderstanding

Question 15

5 / 5 pts
The tort of slander requires a directly defamatory statement. Gestures alone can never be slanderous.

True

False

Question 16

5 / 5 pts
Crimes are classified into three groups according to the seriousness of the offense. They are ______.

treason, felony and larceny

treason, misdemeanor and larceny

treason, felony and misdemeanor

misdemeanor, felony and larceny

Question 17

5 / 5 pts
A nuisance entails the complete taking over of another’s property.

True

False

Question 18

5 / 5 pts
Some states have broadened the definition of arson to include the burning of a house by its owner and the destruction of property by other means, such as by:

enhancement.

explosion.

mutilation.

vandalism.

Question 19

Not yet graded / 5 pts
Explain the phrase “reasonable person.”
Your Answer:

Reasonable person is created by the jury whose is eventually an anthropomorphic representation of the body care standards.

Question 20

Not yet graded / 5 pts
White-collar crimes are often committed against businesses but are sometimes committed by firms. Give an example of the latter.
Your Answer:

Insider trading, monopoly and price fixing are the example of white color crimes by the firms.

Question 1

5 / 5 pts
A felony is a crime punishable by death or imprisonment in a federal or state prison for a term exceeding 9 months.

True

False

Question 2

5 / 5 pts
A violation of a statute is a(n) ______.

tort

crime

offense

enforceable act

Question 3

5 / 5 pts
A private wrong that causes injury to another person’s physical well-being, property, or reputation is called a tort.

True

False

Question 4

5 / 5 pts
Treason against the United States shall consist in levying ______.

anti-terrorist provisions against U.S. offenders

strict penalties to U.S. offenders

penalties for any offender.

war against the U.S

Question 5

5 / 5 pts
Burning to defraud is a special category of crime under arson providing for the punishment of persons who burn their own property with the aim of collecting insurance money.

True

False

Question 6

5 / 5 pts
The spreading of damaging statements in written form is known as:

slander.

false imprisonment.

negligence.

libel.

Question 7

5 / 5 pts
The law assures each person certain rights and assigns each person certain duties.

True

False

Question 8

5 / 5 pts
Securities fraud also encompasses the crime of:

insider trading.

larceny.

outsider training.

racketeering.

Question 9

5 / 5 pts
Larceny is often classified as petty or grand, depending upon the:

value of the stolen property.

court to which the case was referred.

time when the crime was committed.

person from whom the property was stolen.

Question 10

5 / 5 pts
Negligence per se occurs when a defendant, in a case of negligence, has violated a law that was enacted in order to prevent the type of injury that occurred.

True

False

Question 11

5 / 5 pts
The tort of slander is the spreading of damaging words or ideas about a person,
directly or indirectly, in all other forms not considered _______.

an intentional tort.

defamation.

negligence

libel.

Question 12

5 / 5 pts
Crimes are classified into three groups according to the seriousness of the offense.

True

False

Question 13

5 / 5 pts
Treason is a major crime defined by the Constitution of the United States.

True

False

Question 14

5 / 5 pts
When an unscrupulous individual steals the name and personal information of someone else by stealing private mail, the individual has committed:

forgery.

a false pretenses crime.

a white-collar crime.

identity theft.

Question 15

5 / 5 pts
A misdemeanor is a more serious offense than a felony.

True

False

Question 16

5 / 5 pts
To call someone a thief to the person’s face may amount to:

negligence.

defamation.

insult.

nuisance.

Question 17

5 / 5 pts
The tort of slander requires a directly defamatory statement. Gestures alone can never be slanderous.

True

False

Question 18

5 / 5 pts
A person who acts in a way that denies another the right to enjoy his or her property without unreasonable interference is liable under:

government nuisance.

public nuisance.

private nuisance.

defamatory tort.

Question 19

Not yet graded / 5 pts
Explain the phrase “reasonable person.”
Your Answer:

Reasonable person is crafted by court to determine the comparative standard for determining liability. It is a supposed person.

Question 20

Not yet graded / 5 pts
Define “insider trading.”
Your Answer:

It is use of confidential information of a company to gain a high profit.

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