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Contracts: Discharge of Contracts: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Penelope saved all of her money so she could have a tummy tuck and a nose job. She signed a contract with Dr. Shapiro and paid him in full and the operation scheduled in a week. In the meantime, Dr. Shapiro had an unforeseen accident in his ceramics class. He burned his hands while taking a vase he created out of the kiln. Unfortunately, he will never be able to perform surgery again.

What can Dr. Shapiro do to get out of the contract with Penelope?

Question 2 2. Libby wanted to create a lottery to make money on some of her vintage clothing. Can she do this if her State does not allow gambling?

Question 3 3. Jack hired Matt to shovel snow from his driveway. Once Matt completed the work and is paid by Jack, what happens to the contract?

Question 4 4.

Sonny needed a quick few bucks to take his girlfriend out for a shake and fries. Since Sonny doesn't work, he sometimes takes a few oranges from the groves on the side of the highway and sells them to small grocery stores.

One of the stores asked Sonny for a large quantity of oranges. Sonny drafted a contract for the sale of 10 bags of oranges in exchange for fifty dollars. What can the grocery store owner do if he finds out that Sonny is selling stolen oranges?

Question 5 5. Ziggy and Bernie want to start a lawn care business. Neither of the men know much about the law and neither of them could draft a simple contract. For their first client, Melba, they drafted the following: 'We will cut your grass when it looks long and straggly. We will send you a bill or else we will just wait for you to pay us. We may come on Sunday or Tuesday, but most likely Thursday. Sometimes we don't like to work.' Which of the following is true for the above scenario?

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Question 6 6. Sally wanted to furnish her bedroom. She resorted to an online seller and called about a table and chairs. The price was right and it was in her neighborhood. After making the purchase, her Mom freaked out and called the seller to inform him that Sally is actually seventeen and was unable to enter into a contract until next week on her eighteenth birthday. The seller refused to give her money back. What is likely to happen?

Question 7 7. Stern wanted some quick cash so he removed the real diamond from his wife's engagement ring, replaced it with a fake diamond, and posted the ring for sale on an popular online marketplace. He received an offer and sold the ring to Damon. Damon took the ring to be appraised and found out he'd been duped. What might the judge do?

Question 8 8. Billy and Marvin entered into a contract for the sale of Marvin's car. Billy signed on the dotted line and drove away. Marvin's mother called Billy the very next day to demand the return of the vehicle. She stated that Marvin was only 16 years old and had no legal right to sell the car. What type of discharge will occur?

Question 9 9. Paulo is an importer of nuts and dried fruits. He scours the earth to find the most exotic treats to sell in his nut shop. On a recent visit to a new country, Zulalania, he discovered the most luscious nuts he had ever tasted. He immediately contracted for a large shipment to the United States. When he returned to the States, he was notified by US Customs that nuts from Zulalania were not allowed in the country due to customs regulations. What can Paulo do to get out of the contract?

Question 10 10. Burt hired Jackson to remodel his bathroom. Jackson showed up for the first two days, and then Burt never saw him again. Unfortunately, Burt had already paid Jackson for the job. What will a court most likely do?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a reason a contract can be discharged?

Question 12 12. Extortion is sometimes called _____.

Question 13 13. When no real injury exists or it is of an insignificant amount, which remedy would a judge impose?

Question 14 14. Brenda purchased all of the supplies to sew Mary's wedding dress. A few weeks before the wedding, Mary called to inform Brenda that her future husband ran off with her sister. Although Brenda was sympathetic to her heartbreak, she wanted to be paid for the stuff she purchased. So, she took Mary to court. Since the fabric wasn't cut yet, what might the judge recommend?

Question 15 15. Trevor took a job at an aeronautical company. This is the only company with the formula to build shuttles to Mars. Trevor will learn the trade secret when he starts the job. What will the company put in his employment contract?

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Question 16 16. Franklin decided to sell his gas station because he received warning from the city that a highway was being built where the station sits. Maurice bid on the gas station with the intention of opening a full-service fueling station and cafe. After all of the papers were signed, Maurice watched a local feature that talked about the new highway. On what basis can Maurice get out of this contract?

Question 17 17. Pepe's Pay Day Loans decided to raise their interest rates from 7% to 86% after Christmas. Is this legal?

Question 18 18. Sheila invited several of her friends to join her for the weekend at a secluded cabin in the woods. To get to the cabin the easiest way, guests must pass across a rope bridge spanning three miles. It's a scary bridge, but it is the quickest and cheapest way to get to the cabin. The only other way is a private plane that costs several hundred dollars per passenger. On the day, Sheila's friends arrived, they noticed a few frayed rope pieces hanging over the sides. They were pretty scared to take the chance. They called the cabin manager to let him know that it was dangerous to pass over the rope bridge and they could not afford the flight. What can they use to get out of the contract for the cabin?

Question 19 19. What type of license is needed to practice law or medicine?

Question 20 20. Pete knew he could be with Doris if he just found a way to get rid of his wife, Marjorie. Pete decided to pay Marjorie's mechanic to loosen the brake cables of Majorie's bike so when she rides down a steep hill, she will not be able to stop. Pete wrote a contract and presented it to the mechanic. The mechanic agreed, took a $500 deposit and signed the contract. Is this contract enforceable?

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Question 21 21. Harry and Joe were hanging around the bar when Harry proposed that Joe buy his boat for $500. Harry jumped at the chance to make the deal and paid him on the spot. Joe legally owned the boat, both are adults and nothing illegal was written into the contract. Joe delivered the boat three days later. The next week, Harry had regrets. What can Harry do?

Question 22 22. What makes a contract legally binding?

Question 23 23. Bert and Samuelson were drinking pretty heavily when they decided to enter into a contract for the sale of Samuelson's prized race horse, Big M. Still a bit tipsy, Samuelson woke up the next day and noticed Bert trying to load Big M into the back seat of his car. Shocked, he ran outside to stop Bert. Bert showed Samuelson the sale agreement of the horse. What will likely happen?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements describes the meaning of public policy?

Question 25 25. Blanche agreed to purchase Cramer's condo for $150,000. This seemed like a fair deal until Blanche found out that the city had plans of building an air strip in the vacant lot across the street. She also noticed that property values were decreasing in numbers. She and Cramer decided to change the price of the condo to $99,000. What type of discharge occurred?

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Question 26 26. The reason for compensatory damage is to _____.

Question 27 27. Deon and Barry opened a taco business together. During the time they were partners, Barry and Deon developed a secret recipe of spices for their fish tacos. When Deon left the company, he took the secret recipe with him and opened a taco stand just about a mile away. What should have happened prior to Deon opening the new taco stand?

Question 28 28. Peggy was hired to paint a mural of Diane's beloved dog. Peggy sprained her painting arm on the day before the start date. After agreeing on a new date, the parties went forward with their plan. What type of breach occurred?

Question 29 29. Barney is a professional children's party clown. He had a party of 23 five-year-old children booked for Sunday morning. He also was invited to his best buddy's bachelor party the night before the event, where he drank way too many beers and woke with a mean hangover. He called the mother of the birthday child to let her know he did not feel he could perform at his best because he was ill. What type of change in circumstance is Barney trying to use?

Question 30 30. Melba contracted Fiona's Fencing Company to have a fence installed. When Fiona arrived to start the digging, she realized that the job was much tougher than she expected because the fence needed to be installed into rock, not dirt and decided to stop the work. Melba took Fiona to court. If you are the judge on the case, what will you most likely order?

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