What Is the Good Samaritan Law? - Definition, History & Cases


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The Bible verses that tell the Parable of the Good Samaritan are?

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1. The only state that requires people to help a victim in need is?

2. How many common provisions are there in the Good Samaritan laws for all 50 states?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the importance of the good samaritan law and how different states interpret this law. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of a state that requires people to help others in need and the Bible verse that speaks about a Good Samaritan.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Bible verse of the Parable of the Good Samaritan
  • Only state that requires people to help others in need
  • Common provisions of good samaritan laws for all 50 states
  • Ortiz case in 2000
  • Van Horn case in California

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related good samaritan lesson
  • Information recall- use your knowledge to answer questions about the provisions of the good samaritan laws in all states
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about the origin of the name connected to these laws

Additional Learning

To review related concepts, read through the brief lesson called What is the Good Samaritan Law? - Definition, History & Cases. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what the good samaritan law is
  • Learn about the term reasonable care and how it applies to this law
  • Recall the related Bible verse
  • Review different state laws and how they're interpreted
  • Understand the outcome of certain cases related to the law