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1) The defendants written response to the plaintiffs complaint that is filed with the court and served on the

plaintiff is known as the: a. a licensee b. appeal c. answer d. judgment e. prayer for relief 2) If the documents a party seeks are too voluminous to be moved, or are in permanent storage, the requesting party may be required to: a. examine the documents at the other partys premises b. request the documents by certified mail c. submit to a mental examination d. sign the request under oath 3) What does a motion for summary judgment assert? a. That there are no factual disputes to be decided by the jury. b. That a judge may not apply law to undisputed facts. c. That these motions are not supported by affidavits. d. That the defendant has multiple grounds for appeal. 4) Which amendment guarantees the right to a jury trial in a case in federal court? a. the fifth amendment b. the sixth amendment c. the seventh amendment d. the eleventh amendment e. the fourteenth amendment 5) What must the defendants case do? a. rebut the plaintiffs evidence b. prove any affirmative defenses asserted by the defendant c. prove any allegations contained in the defendants cross -complaint d. All of these are correct. 6) In general, an appellate court might typically reverse which of the following? a. the trial courts findings of fact b. the trial courts conclusions of law c. negligence d. both A and B 7) Which form of alternative dispute resolution occurs when the parties choose an impartial third party to hear and decide their dispute? a. arbitration b. mediation c. minitrial d. conciliation 8) Which of the following would be examples of affirmative defenses Henry, a defendant, might assert in answering a complaint alleging personal injury being brought by Lisa? a. That he acted in self-defense. b. That Lisas lawsuit is barred because of the statute of limitations. c. That Lisa contributed to her own injuries. d. All of these are correct. 9) If Sam was on vacation in Mexico and forgot to serve the lawsuit he wanted to bring against Delia 1 month after the statute of limitations period, what is the most likely result? a. Sam will lose his right to sue Delia. b. Sam can still sue Delia as Mexicos law does not apply. c. Sam can make a deal with Delia not to sue her for as much as he originally intended. d. None of these are correct.

10) Mable has balanced the cost against the benefit of bringing a lawsuit against Harvey. She has decided to sue him for monies owed to her as per a contract the two entered into. However, she would much rather settle her case at the pretrial hearing. If you were advising her about the statistics of cases that settle before they go to trial, what would you tell her? a. That less than 10 percent of all cases settle. b. That she is wasting her time as less than 5 percent of all cases settle. c. That more than 90 percent of all cases settle. d. That 50 percent of all cases go to trial. ANSWERS: 1) c 2) a 3) a 4) c 5) d 6) b 7) a 8) d 9) a 10) c