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Sample Test Questions

On this page you will find a sample of some questions taken from prior exams. Tests are designed to examine the students' knowledge of substantive and procedural law from basic objective questions. The short answer questions allow the students to, subjectively, apply their knowledge of the law to specific fact patterns. Most of these questions have several legal issues contained in each one. Please take a few minutes to look at some of the examples. Most students are surprised at how well they can do and at how much they can learn about the law and it's application in every day life.

Introduction to Law and the Legal Assistant ---- LGL 110 Exam 3

True - False ( Circle the correct answer)

  1. A tort is a civil wrong committed by one person against another.
    a. True
    b. False
  2. Torts can be committed negligently or intentionally.
    a. True
    b. False
  3. Some torts can also be crimes.
    a. True
    b. False
  4. Not paying attention to a traffic light and hitting another car is an example of a negligent tort.
    a. True
    b. False
  5. If we engage in certain types of activities, we may be liable to folks we injure regardless of how careful we are.
    a. True
    b. False
  6. Libel is written defamation.
    a. True
    b. False
  7. A principal will always be liable for the conduct of her agent.
    a. True
    b. False
  8. An agent will always have implied authority to enable her to carry out the express authority given to her by the principal.
    a. True
    b. False
  9. A sole proprietor generally has a higher tax burden than his employee.
    a. True
    b. False
  10. A partner's personal assets are at risk for partnership debts.
    a. True
    b. False
  11. (question 32 page 6) I am in a hurry to get home as the game is coming on in about 30 minutes. As I am fighting traffic. I call you on my cell phone to ask you to order a pizza. While dialing my phone, a pedestrian steps into a crosswalk against the light. I swerve to miss her, but hit her and drive into a deli, knocking down a light pole, and killing two patrons in the deli. One of the uninjured patrons pulls me from my car, and in front of other uninjured patrons, accuses me of being that crook who runs an illegal business, and punches me in the face. What all has happened here? Explain:

Real Estate Law ----- LGL 115-01 Exam #1 page 5 question #32

Family Law ---- LGL 117 Exam #2 page 7 question # 33

Criminal Law ---- LGL 218-01 Exam #1 page 5 question # 32

Estate Planning and Probate ---- LGL 225 Exam #3 page 3

  1. (question 16) How much per year can a donor transfer unto a donee without any tax having to be paid?
    a. $10,000
    b. $15,000
    c. $12,000
    d. $11,000
  2. (question 17) Which of the following holds legal title to the corpus of a trust?
    a. settlor
    b. donor
    c. beneficiary
    d. trustee
  3. (question 18) A trustee must:
    a. qualify like an executor
    b. give bond and surety
    c. file a list of beneficiaries
    d. none of the above
  4. (question 19) Which of the following is the better planning tool to have someone manage your property if you become disabled?
    a. guardianship
    b. court appointment of fiduciary
    c. living will
    d. power of attorney
  5. (question 20) Which of the following is the better planning tool to authorize someone to make health decisions for you if you become incapacitated?
    a. durable power of attorney
    b. advance medical directive
    c. living will
    d. none of the above
  6. Fill in the Blank

  7. (question 21) The first folks to receive a disbursement form an estate are the ___________________________________.
  8. (questions 22) The _________________________ of a trust owns the equitable title to the trust corpus.
  9. (question 23) A person must have _______________________ in his life or property before an insurance company will issue him a policy.