Tort (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 57 - 60 of 82

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Question number: 57

» Tort

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following is not a defense to the tort of defamation?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Truth of the matter

b.

A fair comment or opinion on the matter

c.

Privilege

d.

None of the above

Question number: 58

» Tort

Appeared in Year: 2013

MCQ▾

Question

PRINCIPLES: Whoever by words either spoken or intended to be read, or by signs or by visible representations, makes or publishes any imputation concerning any imputation concerning any person intending to harm, or knowing or having reason to believe that such imputation will harm, the reputation of such person, is said to defame that person.

FACTS: In a community there is a custom of stealing shoes of bridegroom during the marriage ceremony. The shoes of the bridegroom were stolen by Y, A announced that Z has stolen the shoes. Everyone present in the marriage party started staring at Z with great surprise. Z felt very ashamed.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A did not defame Z

b.

A defamed Z for Z felt very ashamed

c.

A defamed the whole marriage party

d.

A defamed Z

Question number: 59

» Tort

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following is not a defense to claims in law of tort?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Act of God

b.

Private Defense

c.

Volenti non fit injuria

d.

None of the above

Question number: 60

» Tort

Appeared in Year: 2012

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

In the Event of violation of any legal right (tort) the aggrieved party is entitled to recover unliquidated damages.

Reason (Ꭱ)

The object of awarding damages to the aggrieved party is to put him in the same position in which he would have been if the wrong would not have been committed. Damages are therefore, assessed on that basis.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

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