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Civil Law Quiz Question 1 of 44

The goal of Civil Law is... Select one of the following: Compensation, or to restore someone to a position before a wrong doing took place.

To be on TV.

To charge someone with a criminal offence.

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Question 2 of 44

Civil Law is considered... Select one of the following: Private Law

Public Law

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Question 3 of 44

Any province can settle a Civil Law case from any other province. Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 4 of 44

Civil Law proceedings are governed by... Select one of the following: Court of Justice Act

Federal and Provincial regulations.

Criminal Code of Canada

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Question 5 of 44

The two divisions of Civil Law courts are Small Claims, and Civil Court. Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 6 of 44

The amount of a claim usually distinguishes which Civil court the case will be heard in (Small Claims, or Civil Court). Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 7 of 44

Civil Court cases are usually more complex than Small Claims court cases. Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 8 of 44

Small Claims court is... Select one of the following: An arm of the Ontario Court of Appeals.

An arm of the Ontario Court of Justice.

None of the above.

An arm of the Superior Court of Justice.

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Question 9 of 44

A Superior Court of Justice judge resides over Small Claims court proceedings. Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 10 of 44

A Plaintiff in Small Claims court can sue for... Select one of the following: As much as he/she wants, but will only get $25,000 max.

Under $10,000.

As much as he/she wants.

$25,000 max only.

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Question 11 of 44

There is no court fees for filing in a Small Claims action. Select one of the following: True

False

Question 12 of 44

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Can you represent yourself in Small Claims court? Select one of the following: No.

Yes.

Question 13 of 44

The types of claims heard in Small Claims court include... Select one of the following: Criminal charges under $5000.

Land and Property claims.

Money owed, Monetary Compensation, and the Recovery of Personal Property.

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Question 14 of 44

Small Claims decisions can compel someone to do something, prohibit their actions, or cause a court order to be issued. Select one of the following: True

Question 15 of 44

A Civil Action begins when... Select one of the following: The Plaintiff files a claim.

The Plaintiff serves the Defendant a subpoena.

The police submit an information.

The court files a claim with the Plaintiff and Defendant.

False

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Question 16 of 44

You are responsible for serving a Defendant a copy of the claim, although you don't have to do it yourself. Select one of the following: True

Question 17 of 44

After serving the Defendant, you must prepare... Select one of the following: A Statement of Claim.

An Affidavit of Service.

An Affidavit of Civil action.

A Plaintiff's Claim form.

False

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Question 18 of 44

Defendants can contest the claim against them by filing a "Defence". Select one of the following: True

Question 19 of 44

If you don't agree with the claim against you, the time limit for filing a "Defence" is... Select one of the following: 60 days.

20 days.

10 days.

No time limit.

False

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Question 20 of 44

Can the Defendant file a claim against the Plaintiff at the same time? Select one or more of the following: Yes. It's called a "Defendant's Claim".

No. Only one claim at a time.

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Question 21 of 44

When filing a "Defence", you must make 2 copies, one for the court, and the other for the Plaintiff. Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 22 of 44

An Affidavit of Service let's the court know who was served, and how it was done. Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 23 of 44

A case that is brought forward in Civil court is between private parties or negligent acts that cause harm to others. Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 24 of 44

Civil court cases usually involve disputes over contracts or Torts. Select one of the following: True

Question 25 of 44

A subdivision of Contract Law would be... Select one of the following: Negligence.

Freedom of Information.

Criminal offenses.

Divorces.

False

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Question 26 of 44

Civil Contractual Law applies if there are no other existing statutes to address the problem. Select one of the following: True

Question 27 of 44

Can a legal contract be oral? A spoken agreement? Select one or more of the following: No.

Yes.

False

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Question 28 of 44

The Rules of Contract Law. Select all that apply. Select one or more of the following: Clarity of Terms.

Legal Consent.

Benefit to Each Side.

Offer Acceptance.

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Question 29 of 44

A contract can be voided because of duress, undue influence, or serious unfairness. Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 30 of 44

A Tort is... Select one of the following: A Civil wrong doing.

A minor Criminal offense.

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Question 31 of 44

A finding of guilt in a Criminal court is required to sue someone in Civil action. Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 32 of 44

The payment cap for "Pain and Suffering" in Ontario is... Select one of the following: $100,000.

No limit to the amount you can receive.

$333,000.

$25,000.

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Question 33 of 44

All Torts require a proof of fault (negligence) as a basis for imposing liability. Select one of the following: True

False

Question 34 of 44

Types of Torts. Check all that apply. Select one or more of the following: Intentional.

Strict Liability.

Negligence.

Theft.

"Pain and Suffering"

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Question 35 of 44

"Res Ipsa Loquitur" means "The Thing Speaks For Itself". Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 36 of 44

A settlement can be reached at any time prior to the Judge giving their judgement. Select one of the following: True

False

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Question 37 of 44

A Settlement Conference is held by a Deputy Judge. Select one of the following: True

Question 38 of 44

The purpose of a Settlement Conference is... Select one of the following: To reach a settlement and prevent a trial.

To allow the Plaintiff to make changes to their case before trial.

To reach a verdict without involving a Judge.

To outline the details of a case before trial.

False

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Question 39 of 44

What percentage of Civil suits actually end up going to trial? Select one of the following: 50%

2%

12%

Less than 1%

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Question 40 of 44

A witness in Civil cases is called to court by a... Select one or more of the following: Summons.

Affidavit of Service.

Subpoena.

Injunction.

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Question 41 of 44

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Do you have to pay a witness to attend your trial? Select one or more of the following: No.

Only if they ask.

Yes.

Question 42 of 44

Exclusion of Witness is a common practice, where witnesses are asked to wait outside the court room, so they don't hear each other's testimony. Select one or more of the following: True.

False.

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Question 43 of 44

The "Burden of Proof" in Civil court is... Select one or more of the following: "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt"

"Balance of Probabilities"

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Question 44 of 44

Most Small Claims have a time limit of 6 months. Select one of the following: True

False

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