Latin Maxims & Phrases - Quiz #06
12 multiple choice questions with one option correct of 1 point each.
“Equity imputes an intention to fulfil an ______.”
Hint: If the thing actually done might have been done with an intention to fulfil an obligation.
1 point
“______ is Equity,”
Hint: Persons making purchases for a joint undertaking are held tenants in common in equity, although at law they are joint tenants.
1 point
“Donatio non ______.”
Hint: A gift is not presumed.
1 point
“Dolosus versatur in ______.”
Hint: A deceiver deals in generalities — i.e., uses ambiguous terms.
1 point
“Duo non possunt in solido unam rem ______.”
Hint: Two cannot possess the whole of one thing in its entirety.
1 point
“Ei incumbit probatio qui ______, non qui negat ; cum per rerum naturam factum negantis probatio nulla sit.”
Hint: He must prove a thing who says it, not he who denies it, since by the nature of things he who denies a fact cannot produce any proof ; i.e., the proof lies upon him who affirms, and not upon him who denies.
1 point
“Donationes sint stricti juris, ne quis plus donasse ______ quam in donatione expressit.”
Hint: Gifts are to be construed strictly according to law, lest any one be presumed to have given more than he may actually have set forth in the gift or grant.
1 point
“Duces ______.”
Hint: You must bring with you.
1 point
“Domus sua cuique est ______ refugium.”
Hint: To every man his own house is the safest refuge — i.e., Every man's house is his castle — '' Nemo de domo sua extrahi potest.''
1 point
“Ea quae raro laccidunt, non temere in agendis negotiis ______.”
Hint: Such things as seldom occur, are not rashly to be taken into account in business transactions.
1 point
“Dona ______ sunt semper suspiciosa.”
Hint: Clandestine gifts are always suspicious.
1 point
“Equity acts in ______ :”
Hint: i.e., against the person.
1 point
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