Self Defense Self-Quiz

 

 

 

 

 

Rocky is taking a walk down the street when he sees Clubber coming toward him. Clubber, a long-time enemy of Rocky’s begins to push Rocky around. In response, Rocky punches Clubber in the chest, knocks him down and runs away. If Rocky argues self-defense in an action for battery against him, Clubber will probably:
Choice 1 Win, because Rocky hit Clubber
Choice 2 Win, because Rocky had a duty to retreat
Choice 3 Lose, because Rocky and Clubber are enemies
Choice 4 Lose, because Clubber hit Rocky first
Rocky is taking a walk down the street when he sees Clubber coming toward him. Clubber, a long-time enemy of Rocky’s begins to push Rocky around. In response, Rocky punches Clubber in the chest and knocks him down. Rocky then proceeds to pull out some brass knuckles and break both of Clubber’s legs, one of his arms and twelve of his teeth. If Rocky argues self-defense in an action for battery against him, Clubber will probably:
Choice 1 Win, because Rocky used excessive force
Choice 2 Win, because Rocky had a duty to retreat
Choice 3 Lose, because Rocky and Clubber are enemies
Choice 4 Lose, because Clubber hit Rocky first
Rocky is taking a walk down the street when he sees Clubber coming toward him. Clubber, a long-time enemy of Rocky’s begins to push Rocky around. Before Rocky can respond, Clubber turns and begins to walk away. Rocky then chases Clubber, punches him in the chest and knocks him down. If Rocky argues self-defense in an action for battery against him, Clubber will probably:
Choice 1 Win, because Rocky hit Clubber
Choice 2 Win, because Rocky had a duty to retreat
Choice 3 Lose, because Clubber started the fight
Choice 4 Lose, because Clubber hit Rocky first
Yogi finds out that BooBoo is storing picnic baskets in a shed at his house. Yogi, late one night, sneaks onto BooBoo’s property and makes his way to the shed. BooBoo sees Yogi snooping around on his property and, in an attempt to scare Yogi away, takes out a shotgun and begins shooting at Yogi. One of the bullets hits Yogi in the leg. If, in a suit for battery, BooBoo argues that he was defending his property, he will probably:
Choice 1 Win, because you can use force to defend your property
Choice 2 Win, because Yogi was trespassing
Choice 3 Lose, because BooBoo used deadly force
Choice 4 Lose, because Yogi was not actually threatening BooBoo
Wynona is shopping at Saks Fifth Avenue when a security guard spots her slipping her hand into her pocket and looking around nervously. The security guard becomes suspicious and asks Wynona to follow him to a secluded room at the back of the store. To assure that Wynona does not try to escape, the security guard places a hand on her elbow and escorts her to the room. Once they arrive at the room Wynona is questioned. After a few minutes of questioning, it becomes clear to the security guard that Wynona has done nothing wrong. The security guard immediately apologized to her and lets her go. In a suit against the store for false imprisonment, Wynona will probably:
Choice 1 Win, because she did nothing wrong
Choice 2 Lose, because the store was entitled to detain her
Choice 3Win, because the guard made sure that Wynona could not escape
Choice 4 Lose, because Wynona was acting suspiciously

Apollo is walking down the street one night when he sees Clubber walking toward him. Apollo and Clubber have seen each other a few times but they do not really know each other. As Clubber approaches Apollo he says " If you know what's good for you, Rocky, you'll turn and run because I'm going to beat you." Apollo realizes that Clubber has mistaken him for Rocky, whom Clubber hates.Clubber pushes Apollo. Apollo punches Clubber in the chest and knocks Clubber down. As Clubber is getting up, he realizes that the person who he confronted was Apollo, not Rocky. Clubber sues Apollo for Battery. If Apollo argues self defense, he will probably:
Choice 1 Win, because Clubber pushed him first
Choice 2 Win, because he did not use excessive force to defend himself
Choice 3 Lose, because Clubber did not mean to push Apollo
Choice 4 Lose, because Apollo did not retreat before hitting Clubber

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