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PRACTICE MOCK TESTPRELIMSSUBJECT WISE MCQTORT LAW

VICARIOUS LIABILITY

  1. What does vicarious liability refer to in tort law?
    A. Liability imposed on an individual for their own actions.
    B. Liability imposed on an employer for the actions of their employees.
    C. Liability imposed on a manufacturer for defective products.
    D. Liability imposed on a landlord for injuries on their property.
  2. Which of the following is a necessary element for establishing vicarious liability?
    A. Direct intention to harm.
    B. Strict liability of the employer.
    C. Control and supervision over the employee.
    D. Written agreement between employer and employee.
  3. In the context of vicarious liability, which of the following is not a typical employer-employee relationship?
    A. Doctor and nurse in a hospital.
    B. Driver and passenger in a ride-sharing service.
    C. Independent contractor and client.
    D. Teacher and student in a school.
  4. Under what legal principle does vicarious liability often arise?
    A. Res ipsa loquitur.
    B. Negligence per se.
    C. Respondent superior.
    D. Assumption of risk.
  5. When can an employer be held vicariously liable for the actions of an employee?
    A. Only when the employee’s actions were explicitly authorized.
    B. Only when the employee’s actions occurred during working hours.
    C. Only when the employee’s actions were committed with malicious intent.
    D. When the employee’s actions were within the scope of employment.
  6. Which of the following is a potential defense for an employer in a vicarious liability claim?
    A. Contributory negligence.
    B. Assumption of risk.
    C. Employee’s intentional tort.
    D. Employee’s use of company equipment.
  7. Vicarious liability can extend to which types of torts committed by an employee?
    A. Only intentional torts.
    B. Only negligence-based torts.
    C. Both intentional and negligence-based torts.
    D. Only strict liability torts.
  8. In a vicarious liability case, what is the primary focus when determining if the actions were within the scope of employment?
    A. The employee’s personal intentions.
    B. The time and location of the actions.
    C. The extent of damages caused.
    D. The nature of the employee’s job responsibilities.
  9. Which of the following is an example of vicarious liability?
    A. A person is sued for accidentally causing a car accident.
    B. A landlord is held responsible for a tenant’s dog biting a neighbor.
    C. A manufacturer is liable for a defective product.
    D. An individual is held responsible for slipping on a wet floor in a store.
  10. What is the main rationale behind imposing vicarious liability on employers?
    A. To encourage employees to be more careful.
    B. To shift the financial burden from the injured party to the employer.
    C. To punish employers for the actions of their employees.
    D. To deter employees from seeking legal actions

ANSWER KEY 1. – B 2. – C 3. – C 4. – C 5. – D 6. – C 7. – C 8. – D 9. – B 10. – B

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