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BLAW 2200 Chapters 5, 6, 7

1. Ethics is the branch of philosophy that focuses on what constitutes right and wrong behavior. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

2. Ethics is not concerned with the philosophical basis for morality. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

3. Ethics is not concerned with the fairness or justness of an action. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

4. Business ethics focuses on ethical behavior in the business world. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

5. Businesspersons who would choose to act unethically may be deterred from doing so because of public opinion.

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6. A business firm's profits may suffer if the firm acts unethically. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

7. Duty-based ethics may be based on religious precepts or philosophical reasoning. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

8. Under the principle of rights theory, one person's set of values is as "right" as another's. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

9. If an action is ethical from an outcome-based perspective, it is always ethical from a dutybased perspective. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

10. In ethical terms, a cost-benefit analysis is an assessment of the negative and positive effects of alternative actions on individuals.

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11. Establishing which duties take priority over others determines a firm's views on corporate social responsibility. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

12. An ethics program can clarify what a company considers to be unacceptable conduct. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

13. Corporate ethical policies and programs must be integrated throughout the firm to be effective. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

14. In the interest of preserving personal freedom, the law codifies all ethical requirements. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

15. The minimal acceptable standard for ethical behavior is compliance with the law.

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16. An action may be unethical but legal. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

17. A business firm can sometimes predict whether a given action is legal. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

18. To be ethical is to "do the right thing" but it does not otherwise "pay." Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

19. The roles that women play in some foreign countries may present some difficult ethical problems for firms doing business internationally. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

20. Bribery of foreign government officials is both an ethical and a legal issue.

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21. Tort is a French word for "court." Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

22. The purpose of tort law is to provide remedies when legally protected interests have been invaded. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

23. To commit an intentional tort, one person must intend to harm a certain other person. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

24. Tortfeasor is the term for a person who commits a tort. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

25. Consent is a defense to an allegation of assault, but not battery.

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26. False imprisonment is a tort only if the confinement or restraint is justified. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

27. One cannot recover damages for severe emotional distress absent a showing of personal injury. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

28. An oral defamatory statement must be communicated to a third party to be actionable. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

29. An individual's right to privacy includes the exclusive use of his or her likeness. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

30. An unauthorized scan of a bank account cannot be an invasion of privacy.

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31. An illegal search can be an invasion of privacy. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

32. Normally, fraud occurs only when there is reliance on a statement of truth. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

33. Unintentionally causing a party to break a contract may constitute wrongful interference with a contractual relationship. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

34. Bona fide competitive behavior can constitute wrongful interference with a contractual relationship. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

35. An artisan's lien is a defense to a charge of trespass to personal property.

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36. If a person believes that he or she is entitled to certain goods, the tort of conversion cannot occur even if the belief is mistaken. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

37. Disparagement of property is another term for appropriation. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

38. An Internet service provider cannot be held liable in tort for disseminating his or her own defamatory remarks. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

39. There are no statutes regulating the use of spam. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

40. Federal law permits the use of unsolicited commercial e-mail but prohibits certain types of

spamming activities. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

41. If one person's act harms another, there is no liability unless the actor intended the harm. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

42. To determine whether a duty of care has been breached, a judge asks how he or she would have acted in the same circumstances. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

43. An ordinary person standard determines whether allegedly negligent conduct resulted in a breach of a duty of care. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

44. Business owners have no duty to exercise reasonable care to protect invitees. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

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The degree of care to be exercised in a situation can vary with a person's profession or occupation. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

46. If no harm results from an allegedly negligent act, there is no liability. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

47. Under the theory of negligence, the duty of care requires one person to come to the aid of another in "peril." Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

48. In theory, causation in fact is limitless. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

49. Under the theory of negligence, harm must be foreseeable to be considered the proximate cause of an injury. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

50. A person assumes all risks associated with any activity in which he or she participates. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

51. Self-defense is a defense available in an action based on a negligence theory. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

52. A superseding cause is an intervening event that imposes liability on a defendant for injuries caused by the intervening event. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

53. Under the doctrine of comparative negligence, both the plaintiff's and the defendant's negligence are taken into consideration. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

54. The doctrine of res ipsa loquitur applies if an event causing harm does not normally occur in the absence of negligence. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

55. Under a dram shop act or a social host statute, liability can be imposed without proof of negligence. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

56. The extreme risk of an activity is a primary basis for imposing strict liability. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%

57. Under the doctrine of strict liability, liability is strictly based on the "obvious" fault of the defendant. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

58. One of the requirements for a suit based on strict liability is a failure to exercise due care. Student Response False Score: 0/1 Value 100%

59. One characteristic of an abnormally dangerous activity is that it involves a low degree of risk. Student Response True Value 0%

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60. A person who keeps a wild animal is always strictly liable for any harm that the animal inflicts. Student Response True Score: 0/1 Value 100%