New And Prompting Park MG 260 Midterm 2015
Question 1 Points Received: 4 of 4
The same act can result in both criminal and civil liability.
Question 2 Points Received: 4 of 4
According to the principle of federal supremacy and the U.S. Constitution, federal law always defeats conflicting state law.
Question 3 Points Received: 4 of 4
An option contract can be created without consideration.
Question 4 Points Received: 0 of 4
A misdemeanor is a type of negligence.
Question 5 Points Received:4 of 4
The burden of proof in a civil trial is beyond a reasonable doubt.
Question 6 Points Received:4 of 4
Encouraging free competition to promote economic growth is a function of the law.
Question 7 Points Received:4 of 4
An ad in the classifieds stating “British shorthair kitten for sale, $800” is not an example of an offer.
Question 8 Points Received: 4 of 4
Only duress can make a contract voidable.
Question 9 Points Received: 4 of 4
Kant’s categorical imperative is an example of a justice theory of ethics.
Question 10 Points Received: 4 of 4
Generally, offers to sell something at a certain price are revocable at any time.
Question 11 Points Received: 4 of 4
Death of a party before acceptance terminates the offer.
Question 12 Points Received: 4 of 4
An intoxicated person can get out of a contract made while intoxicated regardless of whether the other person knew that he/she was drunk.
Question 13. Points Received: 4 of 4
In order to prove a negligence claim, the plaintiff must prove: duty, a breach of that duty, causation, and injury to the plaintiff.
Question 14 Points Received: 4 of 4
Promissory estoppel may NOT be used as a consideration substitute.
Question 15 Points Received: 0 of 4
Bidding at an auction is usually not considered to be an offer.
Question 16 Points Received: 4 of 4
Settlement and arbitration are examples of ADR.
Question 17 Points Received: 4 of 4
Strict liability is liability regardless of fault.
Question 18 Points Received: 4 of 4
Implied contracts are not created by conduct.
Question 19 Points Received: 4 of 4
Nine guidelines for ethical decision making are listed in our text.
Question 20 Points Received: 4 of 4
Question 21 Points Received: 4 of 4
Consideration is necessary for a charitable subscription to be binding.
Question 22 Points Received: 4 of 4
Under UCC section 2-205, firm offers are only made by merchants and do not require consideration.
Question 23 Points Received: 4 of 4
A poster advertising a reward for capturing a criminal constitutes an offer.
Question 24 Points Received: 0 of 6
Criminal law is based on _______.
Question 25 Points Received: 6 of 6
A contract where one or more of the parties has the right to cancel the contract is called:
Question 26 Points Received: 6 of 6
Sean is an invitee on his aunt Allison’s beachfront property. Allison owes Sean:
Question 27 Points Received: 6 of 6
Which of the following is NOT a defense to negligence?
Question 28 Points Received: 6 of 6
Our common law came to America from which group of European settlers?
Question 29 Points Received: 6 of 6
The _____________ answers the complaint.
Question 30 Points Received: 6 of 6
Damages awarded to reimburse an injured plaintiff for lost wages and medical expenses are called ________.
Question 31 Points Received: 0 of 6
George is selling his house. He received an offer from Katie for $200,000 but decided to counter-offer for $210,000. What does that do to the original offer?
Question 32 Points Received: 0 of 6
Posh Pepper, a rap musician, is dangled by his ankles four stories high until he agrees to share his copyright royalties with rap musician Patricia Paprika. This contract is an example of ___________?
Question 23 Points Received: 6 of 6
According to the mirror image rule,
Question 34 Points Received: 6 of 6
Which one is a function of the law?
Question 35 Points Received: 0 of 6
An example of an intentional tort would be _________.
Question 36 Points Received: 6 of 6
When briefing a case, the holding is usually
Question 37 Points Received: 6 of 6
The history of a case contains ____________.
Question 38 Points Received: 0 of 6
Gunnar, age 12, is paid $8 a week by his parents, Bjorn and Anna, to clean his room, fold and put away his laundry, take out the trash, empty the dishwasher, and tend the sheep after school. On Saturday, he offered to clean his room for additional time playing Xbox. His room was very messy. Which is true?
Question 39 Points Received: 0 of 6
Juliet, age 14, purchased 5 chickens from Bob at a price of $30 per chicken for a 4-H project. She later decided she didn’t want to do the project. She told Bob that she wasn’t going to pay him although he had delivered the chickens. Also, one chicken died, so she only had 4 chickens. Which of the following is true?
Question 40 Points Received: 6 of 6
A contract to steal gold from Fort Knox would be _____?
Question 41 Points Received: 6 of 6
In a __________ contract, a promise is made by only one party to the contract.