Mess

Topics: Contract, Contract law, Statute of frauds Pages: 14 (1827 words) Published: November 13, 2012
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Question 1
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An oral agreement to hire a person for two years is not enforceable. -------------------------------------------------
Answer True 
 False
2 points   
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Question 2
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In construing a contract, a court will give the greatest weight to _______. -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | typewritten terms|
| | printed terms|
| | handwritten terms|
| | All of the above are weighted equally by the court.|

2 points   
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Question 3
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Oral contracts for the sale of goods costing less than $500 are enforceable. -------------------------------------------------
Answer True 
 False
2 points   
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Question 4
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Dell, a farmer, has an agreement to lease five hundred acres from Wood for three years. Must this agreement be in writing to be enforceable? -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | Yes, it is an interest in land, and it is for more than one year.| | | Yes, all leases of farmland are governed by the Statute of Purposes and must be in writing.| | | No, all leases of farmland over five hundred acres are governed by the Statute of Repose and may be oral| | | No, as soon as Dell plants a crop, a unilateral contract is formed that does not have to be in writing.| 2 points   

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Question 5
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In construing a contract, a court will give the greatest weight to _______. -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | express terms in the contract|
| | usage of the trade|
| | course of performance|
| | course of dealing|
2 points   
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Question 6
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The period that is measured to determine if a contract can be performed within a year begins when _______. -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | the offer is made|
| | the contract is formed|
| | performance is scheduled to begin|
| | performance actually begins|
2 points   
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Question 7
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The period that is measured to determine if a contract can be performed within a year, ends when _______. -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | performance begins|
| | performance is actually completed|
| | performance would probably be completed|
| | performance could conceivably be completed|
2 points   
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Question 8
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In which of the following situations would oral evidence be allowed? -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | To contradict the terms of a partially integrated contract| | | To clarify the terms of a partially integrated contract| | | To prove that a written contract has be cancelled|
| | B and c|
2 points   
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