TitleMOS 2275A Quiz
Management and Organizational Studies - Business Law I
Type: d) Exam with Answers
Started: October 7 12:52 PM
1. (Points: 10)
Ron took Mike for a ride in Ron's airplane. Ron did not instruct Mike to put on a seatbelt, which any
reasonable pilot would have done. As a result, when the plane landed, Mike's head hit the windshield
and Mike suffered a concussion. Mike had a rare disorder which meant that hitting his head caused him
far more damages than a normal person. If Mike was wearing a seatbelt, he would have suffered $1,000
of damages. If Mike did not have his rare condition, he would have suffered $10,000. In fact, Mike
suffered $100,000 damages. Ron is liable to Mike for:
2. (Points: 10)
On a radio talk show, Judy publicly stated that her ex-husband Jerry was a liar. She made the statement
while telling a true story in which Jerry told her he was going to Las Vegas but actually spent the
weekend in a local hotel with his secretary, with whom he was having an affair. The statement damaged
Jerry's reputaion and, as a result, he lost his job. Which is true:
A. Judy is not liable to Jerry.
B. Judy is liable to Jerry for the tort of defamation.
C. Judy is liable to Jerry for the tort of slander.
D. Judy is liable to Jerry for the tort of libel.
E. Judy is liable to Jerry for negligent misrepresentation.
3. (Points: 10) Mr. Smith is a lawyer handling a very complicated litigation file relating to the alleged negligence of an
architect. According to the law, Mr. Smith must act:
A. As a reasonable lawyer would act.
B. As a reasonable architect would act.
C. As a reasonable person who is neither a lawyer nor an architect would act.
D. In a way that prevents him making mistakes.
4. (Points: 10)
Sheila has borrowed her company's forklift for the weekend, so that she can move her personal
belongings from her old apartment to her new apartment. While pulling up to the new apartment in the
forklift, Sheila drives the forklift into a parked car, damaging the car. True or false: Sheila's company