What is Defamation of Character? - Definition & Examples


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

What is defamation of character?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. What are two types of defamation of character?

2. What is libel?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool that checks your understanding of the concept of defamation of character. You need to know the different types of defamation of character and know what libel means for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your knowledge of:

  • The meaning of slander
  • How there can be a successful defamation of character lawsuit
  • The meaning of defamation of character
  • Two types of defamation of character

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on defamation of character
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the types of defamation of character
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as slander and libel

Additional Learning

Expand your knowledge of these concepts by working through the lesson called What is Defamation of Character? - Definition & Examples. Other topics you can assess include:

  • Differences between the two types of defamation of character
  • The effects of defamation of character
  • How to prove defamation of character has occurred