Law AS (AQA) - Causation

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A-Level Law Quiz on Law AS (AQA) - Causation, created by nataliecoley992 on 03/11/2015.

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Question 1

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Which type of causation uses the 'but for' test?
Answer
  • Factual Causation
  • Legal Causation

Question 2

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In which case did the defendant use his girlfriend as a human shield?
Answer
  • Pagett (1983)
  • Jordan (1956)
  • Cheshire (1991)

Question 3

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Which type of causation invokes the 'operating and substantial cause'?
Answer
  • Factual causation
  • Legal causation

Question 4

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In which case did the victim die after being given the wrong injection when he was recovering from being stabbed?
Answer
  • Smith (1959)
  • Cheshire (1991)
  • Jordan (1956)

Question 5

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Two soldiers were involved in a fight. One received a stab wound which pierced his lung. Which case was this?
Answer
  • Cheshire (1991)
  • Smith (1959)
  • Jordan (1956)

Question 6

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In which case did the victim die as a result of rare complications from a tracheotomy?
Answer
  • Smith (1959)
  • Cheshire (1991)
  • Jordan (1956)

Question 7

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What does 'novas acts interveniens' mean?
Answer
  • New intervening act
  • New act
  • Intervening act

Question 8

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In which case did turning off a life support machine come in to question?
Answer
  • Malcherek (1981)
  • Blaue (1975)
  • Roberts (1971)

Question 9

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In which case did the defendant stab a Jehovah's witness who then died after refusing a blood transfusion?
Answer
  • Blaue (1975)
  • Roberts (1971)
  • Malcherek (1981)

Question 10

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In the case of Roberts (1971), a girl in the defendant's car injured herself by jumping our due to sexual advances from the defendant. Why was the defendant guilty even though it was the victim's own act?
Answer
  • The consequence was reasonably foreseeable
  • The victim was injured
  • He made sexual advances to her
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