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Brennan: Tort Law Concentrate 4e

Diagnostic test - where do I need to concentrate?

Instructions

Answer the following questions and then press 'Submit' to get your score.

Question 1

Chapter 1. Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights protects which right?

Question 2

Chapter 1. The remedies provided by the Human Rights Act 1998 are intended to regulate the activities of whom?

Question 3

Chapter 2. Which of the following is not a policy factor which may come into the duty of care question?

Question 4

Chapter 2. Which of the following cases was representative of a widening of liability in negligence?

Question 5

Chapter 3. Which of the following is not a reason for the general lack of liability for omissions in English law?

Question 6

Chapter 3. Identify which of the cases below illustrates an omission for which there was held to be no liability.

Question 7

Chapter 4. The concept of 'voluntary assumption of responsibility':

Question 8

Chapter 4. What was the legal effect of the contractual aspects of the relationships between the parties in Henderson v Merrett?

Question 9

Chapter 5. Which case is the odd one out?

Question 10

Chapter 5. Which of the following is not true of a primary victim?

Question 11

Chapter 6. Which is true of the 'reasonable man'?

Question 12

Chapter 6. What is the best explanation for the decision in Nettleship v Weston?

Question 13

Chapter 7. Cook v Lewis is an example of which principle?

Question 14

Chapter 7. Why was the defendant not liable in Hotson v Berkshire AHA?

Question 15

Chapter 8. Hughes v Lord Advocate established which principle?

Question 16

Chapter 8. Stansbie v Troman is a case relevant to causation and to which other legal issue?

Question 17

Chapter 9. The Court of Appeal in Hatton v Sutherland sets out a number of guidelines to be followed in future similar cases. Which one was not included?

Question 18

Chapter 9. Which statute currently provides the framework for workplace safety?

Question 19

Chapter 10. Which case is the odd one out?

Question 20

Chapter 10. Compensation is available for which one type of damage?

Question 21

Chapter 11. Which of the following is not a tort described as 'trespass to the person'?

Question 22

Chapter 11. Battery requires proof of injury. True or false?

Question 23

Chapter 12. Which of the following fulfils the requirement of 'non-natural use' for the purpose of Rylands v Fletcher?

Question 24

Chapter 12. Which case below is the odd one out?

Question 25

Chapter 13. Revill v Newberry was decided on the basis of the OLA 1984. True or False?

Question 26

Chapter 13. Which case is the odd one out?

Question 27

Chapter 14. Which of the following is not an element in establishing a case in libel?

Question 28

Chapter 14. In which of the following cases did the court hold that the defamatory statement could not be taken to refer to the claimant?

Question 29

Chapter 15. Which of the following cases did not feature a breach of confidence based upon a relationship of confidence?

Question 30

Chapter 15. Which of the following is true of Douglas v Hello! (No 1) ?

Question 31

Chapter 16. In which of the following cases did contributory negligence apply?

Question 32

Chapter 16. Which of the following is not required to establish the defence of volenti?

Question 33

Chapter 17. Which of the following cases is the odd one out?

Question 34

Chapter 17. Which of the following is not included in the category of pecuniary damages?