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76 The maxim ubi jus ibi remedium means
1 where there is a remedy, there is a right
2 where there is a right, there is a remedy
3 some wrongs do not have remedies
4 None of the above

Answer: where there is a right, there is a remedy
77 Rule of 'strict liability' was laid down in
1 Wooldrige vs. Sumner
2 Rylands vs. Fletcher
3 Illiot vs. Wikes
4 Bradford vs. Pickles

Answer: Rylands vs. Fletcher
78 Rescue cases form an exception to the application of the doctrine of
1 necessity
2 volenti non fit injuria
3 inevitable accident
4 None of the above

Answer: volenti non fit injuria
79 Minority
1 is no defence under law of torts
2 is a valid defence under law of torts
3 saves from liability
4 All of the above

Answer: is no defence under law of torts
80 Assault is a
1 crime
2 tort or civil wrong
3 crime as well as tort
4 None of the above

Answer: crime as well as tort
81 Normally assault
1 precedes battery
2 succeeds battery
3 neither precedes nor succeeds battery
4 None of the above

Answer: precedes battery
82 Which one of the following is not an objective of the law of torts?
1 Deterrence
2 Imposition of moral blame
3 Compensation
4 Corrective justice

Answer: Imposition of moral blame
83 To constitute the wrong of false imprisonment'
1 there should be total or partial restraint on the liberty of a person
2 there should be partial restraint on the liberty of a person without lawful justification
3 there should be a total restraint on the liberty of a person with lawful justification
4 there should be a total restraint on the liberty of a person without lawful justification

Answer: there should be a total restraint on the liberty of a person without lawful justification
84 Find out the correct statement.
1 Trespass to land means interference with the possession of land without lawful justification
2 In trespass, the interference with the possession of land is direct
3 Trespass is actionable per se
4 All of the above

Answer: All of the above
85 Respondent superior means
1 let the principal be liable
2 let the servant be liable
3 let the State be liable
4 let none of the above be liable

Answer: let the principal be liable
86 Which of the following cases established the civil law tort of negligence and obliged manufacturers to have a duty of care towards their customers?
1 Ashby vs. White
2 Donoghue vs. Stevenson
3 Rylands vs. Fletcher
4 Pasley vs. Freeman

Answer: Donoghue vs. Stevenson
87 Res ipsa loquitur is
1 a rule of law which benefits the plaintiff
2 a rule of evidence which benefits the defendant
3 a rule of evidence which benefits the plaintiff
4 a rule of law which benefits the defendant

Answer: a rule of evidence which benefits the plaintiff
88 To constitute the tort of nuisance, which one of the following items is not required to be proved?
1 Unreasonable interference
2 Interference is with the use or enjoyment of land
3 Interference is only with the use of land
4 Damage

Answer: Interference is only with the use of land
89 In case of vicarious liability, the liability is
1 joint only
2 several only
3 joint and several
4 None of the above

Answer: joint and several
90 Composite negligence refers to
1 the negligence on the part of two or more persons
2 a defence to a claim based on negligence
3 that if a person was injured in part due to his own negligence
4 that if a person's own negligence contribute to causing an accident

Answer: the negligence on the part of two or more persons